Program Details

Join Leeds International Summer School (LISS) 2019 and experience four weeks of British education and culture. LISS provides world-class tuition and an all-inclusive programme with field trips, cultural excursions and a varied social programme.
Location:
Leeds, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

This is your chance to spend next summer studying abroad at the University of Leeds which is in the top 10 UK universities according to The Times and The Sunday Times’ Good University Guide 2018. Join Leeds International Summer School (LISS) and experience four weeks of British education and culture. If you are unable to attend for the full duration there is an opportunity to join the wider group for two weeks of the programme. Please contact us to find out more. LISS provides world-class tuition and an all-inclusive programme with field trips, cultural excursions and a varied social programme. LISS will run for four weeks from 6 July - 3 August 2019: you will study two modules and earn 20 Leeds credits (6 US or 10 ECTS) overall which you can transfer back to your home university. Experiential field trips are a key feature of LISS and you will have the chance to leave the classroom and enjoy hands-on learning that will give you insights into British culture, history and society. This includes day trips to Castle Howard, the Brontë Parsonage in Haworth and the city of Liverpool. In addition LISS includes cultural excursions and social events throughout the week and at weekends. 


Choose from a range of academic subject areas including Arts & Humanities, Business, Communication, Computing, Design, Engineering, Politics & International Studies, Sciences and Social Sciences.

Established in 1904 the University of Leeds is one of the biggest higher education institutions in the UK. We are also one of the country's top ten research institutions and are globally renowned for our quality of teaching and research. The University of Leeds is committed to making you feel at home wherever you come from and our LISS Student Social Assistants will support you throughout your time here as well as organising evening socials and events. You will experience a very friendly atmosphere here and a strong sense of community. Student facilities on campus are second to none, with an award-winning Students’ Union, one of the largest libraries in the UK and Olympic-standard sports facilities.

Setting Description:
The University’s convenient single-site campus is just 10 minutes’ walk from Leeds city centre. Leeds is a cosmopolitan and vibrant city, well-known for its fantastic shopping, nightlife and live music scene, with great transport links. The city is also within easy reach of areas of outstanding natural beauty, with famous national parks such as the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales nearby. Cities of historic and cultural interest are right next door too, including York, Manchester and Whitby. London is just two hours away by train and Edinburgh only three hours. Leeds ranked fifth on Lonely Planet's Best In Europe 2017 list.
Cost:
3145 GBP. £3145 (earlybird discount of £150 applies for applications received by 10 April). Fee includes tuition, accommodation, field trips, excursions, social programme and premium gym membership.

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
GPA of 2.8 or equivalent
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
If you have a GPA of 3.0 or above (or equivalent) then you are eligible to apply for one of 20 Santander scholarships worth £500 to help pay for your fees. You can apply by completing the scholarship section of the summer school application form.

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