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Explore UCL Year 11 Summer School

Applications for 2016 Explore UCL Year 11 Summer School will open in February.

The Summer School is a challenging but fun experience. Throughout the week students will take part in interactive workshops learning about different subjects, sharing and developing ideas with others in group activities, excursions and homework tasks.They will learn about studying at University and have a taste of University life.

If you have any queries please email Clare James or call 020 3108 7641/ 07469 118172.

Applicants for the Explore UCL summer school should be on track to achieve at least five A/A* at GCSE and are committed to participating in all of the activities of the summer school.  Students must be attending a non selective state school and priority will be given to pupils who meet one or more of the following the following criteria:

  • Have no family history of Higher Education (e.g. your parents didn’t go to university)
  • Come from neighbourhoods with low overall progression rates to higher education
  • Are in local authority care
  • Have parents from non-professional occupations
  • Are or have been eligible for free school meals within the past five years
  • Attending a school where a high proportion of students are in receipt of free school meals

The Summer School is free of charge

Learn more about the Summer School programme by watching the video below.