We are very pleased to announce that our global experiences including Semester 2, 2022 Exchange and Winter 2022 Experiences will recommence on a country-by-country basis. We understand how important these opportunities are for you, and our teams have been working diligently behind the scenes to ensure these can be offered safely as we continue to monitor the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic and other global safety considerations.

Make sure to research your travel destination(s) and prepare accordingly, by reviewing all the FAQs.

University of Leeds International Summer School (LISS) offers the opportunity to study at the University of Leeds and immerse yourself in British culture as part of an exciting four-week program. 

Taking advantage of the vibrant, student-friendly city of Leeds, and the rich history, culture and natural beauty of the area, the summer school combines world-class tuition with local knowledge, academic-related field trips, and a wide variety of social activities. 

Fields of study

  • Criminology
  • Biological sciences
  • Digital Media
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Film
  • History
  • International Business
  • Leadership and Management
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website

Have a look at all the LISS program has to offer!

Credit Equivalent STP 

Please note: UQ students must complete both Block 1 & 2. You must select one course from Block 1 and one course from Block 2 for the four-week Leeds Summer School program.

10 Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 20 Credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host program for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the short-term experience eligibility criteria and the Leeds entry requirements

This program impacts UQ semester 2 dates. UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact teaching dates. 

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UQ students must select one course from Block 1 and one course from Block 2 for the four-week Leeds Summer School program:

Blocks 1 & 2
  • Start date: 02 July 2022
  • End date: 30 July 2022

More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website

Costs

The program fee is approximately $6,200 AUD for four weeks and includes accommodation, some meals, academic field trips, cultural excursions and a social programme. 

More information regarding program fees and scholarships can be found on the host university website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May if they are eligible for travel grants and scholarships awarded by the Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your global experience.

Funding

Widening Participation Grant

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May (for winter programs) or late-October (for summer programs) if they are eligible for grants and scholarships awarded by the Internships and Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your experience.

Accommodation

Accommodation is included in the program fee.

For more information regarding accommodation, visit the host university website.

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

University of Leeds International Summer SchoolBEL Faculty Assessment

LISS1314 Business and Cultural Awareness: Bridging the Gap (Block 1 module) + any Block 2 module of choice

Unspecified Level 2 BBusMan Elective (2 units)

LISS1013 Entrepreneurship and Society: Ideas, Opportunities and Value Creation (Block 2 module) + any Block 1 module of choice

Unspecified Level 2 BBusMan Elective (2 units)

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: Winter 2022 Applications Closed
Host: 01 May 2022

Program Dates

Start: 02 July 2022
End: 30 July 2022

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study Abroad
Location: Leeds, England (In-person)
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.

Register