UCL NU Summer School
Welcome to the inaugural UCL NU Summer School. Students from Nazarbayev University's School of Engineering are attending a four-week summer school at UCL focusing on the development of their skills in business and enterprise as well as problem solving and English language.
The programme offers an exciting academic and cultural experience and forms part of UCL's long-term partnership with Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan.
NU students attending the summer school will find lots of useful information about the programme and London life within these pages.
The UCL NU Summer School presents a unique opportunity for Nazarbayev University students to undertake academic study at one of the most prestigious universities in the world. During the summer school, students will undertake an integrated and challenging programme that combines:
- A progressive course in business and enterprise
- Problem solving in a technical context
- Integrated academic English language tuition
- Guided visits to provide a cultural experience.
Students will be provided with a printed copy of the UCL NU Summer School 2013 Handbook. The handbook provides detailed information on the programme.
You can also download a copy of the UCL NU Summer School Handbook (PDF).
Business and Enterprise
The course aims to introduce students to the fundamental tools and frameworks around business and management through intensive research.
Download the Business and Enterprise course outline (Word).
The course aims to introduce students to the skills required to solve complex problems using case studies as examples.
Resources - coming soon
English for Academic Purposes
The course aims to enable students to develop their academic English and to provide support to the core elements of the programme.
Resources - coming soon
Guided visits to some of London's most interesting locations have been organised to support the academic programme and to give students and insight into London's exciting culture and history.
Download the guided visits schedule (Excel).
Download the timetable (PDF).
To live in London is to experience one of the greatest cities in the world. Within this section you will find useful information to help you make the most of your time in London.
- NatWest: Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT
- HSBC: 156-157 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7AY
- Santander: 164-166 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1P 0JE
- Travelex: 9 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5EG
- Sainsbury's: 145 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NE
- Tesco: 10-16 Goodge Street, London, W1T 2QB
- Waitrose: 227-233 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7QF
Pharmacy and toiletries
- Boots: 120-122 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 5AP
- Superdrug: 43 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 2EA
- Best cheap eats (Time Out London)
- Restaurants and cafes (Time Out London)
- Top restaurants (Condé Nast Traveller)
Things to do
Places to visit outside of London
You can reach many interesting cities and towns in just an hour or two from London. Here are a few suggestions:
|Place||Distance by train (approximately)||Depart from (train station)||Distance by coach (approximately)||Depart from (coach station)|
|Bath Spa||1 hour 30 minutes||Paddington||3 hours||Victoria Coach Station|
|Brighton||1 hour||London Bridge or Victoria||2 hours||Victoria Coach Station|
|Cambridge||1 hour||Kings Cross||2 hours||Victoria Coach Station|
|Leamington Spa||1 hour 30 minutes||Marylebone||3 hours||Victoria Coach Station|
|Oxford||1 hour||Paddington||2 hours||Victoria Coach Station|
|Windsor and Eton||Under 1 hour||Waterloo or Paddington|
Booking train and coach tickets
You can book train tickets online at National Rail or you can buy them directly from the station you depart from.
You can book coach tickets online at National Express or you can
buy them directly from the station you depart from.
Tip: Book your tickets in advance to get the best deal.
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