The University of Oxford, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment Summer School is a unique programme which teaches across the Smith School’s strengths in environmental economics and policy, enterprise management, and financial markets and investment.

During the Summer School we will explore critical global environmental challenges in the 21st century through a combination of science, diverse stakeholder engagement, and analysing the value of the environment to enterprise.

Fields of study

  • Economics
  • Sustainability

Find more information regarding specific courses on the University of Oxford, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment Summer School.

Credit Equivalent

Summer School = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of the Smith School Summer School (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 Experience 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 standard UQ Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by Oxford's Smith School

 Apply to UQ  Apply to host


The program fee is approximately $5,700 - $6,700 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment's 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.


Accommodation is included in the program fee. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment's website

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 10 March 2020
Host: TBC

Program Dates

Start: 28 June 2020
End: 10 July 2020

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Oxford, England
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only



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.