Short term opportunities events

If you are keen to find out more specific information about short-term volunteering, summer schools or research programmes, there are still a number of events that you can attend.

All UCL students are welcome to attend the events below, however note that many of the opportunities will be targeting undergraduate students. 

Academic year 2020/21 events to be confirmed in due course.

McGill Summer Studies in Montreal Webinar

Offering prestige, culture and fun, McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies provides international students with unique opportunities to learn both in and out of the classroom and experience something new.

We would like to invite UCL Students to attend an informative session on the content and subjects of summer school as well as application and important dates. 

Date: 14th of February 2020

Time: 1pm -1.30pm

Location: Foster Court 233, Foster Court

The session will coordinated by the UCL Study Abroad Team and will be delivered in a form of a live webinar by the McGill Summer School representatives. 

Summer school subjects include:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Business Analytics 
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Business
  • Executive Production of The Creative Industries
  • Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence 
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship 
  • International Business
  • International Marketing Using the Internet 
  • Introduction to Big Data
  • Leadership
  • Machine Learning
  • Project Management
  • Social Media and Digital Communication in Business

More can be found in the leaflet below.

Gotoco Information Session

Starting summer 2020 we are pleased to work with Gotoco as our newest overseas opportunitities provider. They offer accessible exchange and TEFL certificate programmes to European and North American students, in their numerous partner summer camps and schools in China.Since 2011, the Gotoco team has helped 1,000 students and young professionals from around the globe visit China.

Gotoco Information Session

Date: Thursday, 23rd of Jan

Time: 17.30-18.30

Location: Roberts Building Room 421

Sign up here:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gotoco-information-session-ucl-tickets-86904276029

Think Pacific information session

For the second year in a row the Study Abroad Team is pleased to host our partner organisation for international volunteering – Think Pacific. They will be running a third information session on our campus, details as follows:

Think Pacific Information Session 3

Date: Thursday, 27th of February

Time: 17.00-18.00

Location: Medical Sciences G46 H O Schild Pharmacology LT

Sign up here:


Short-term global opportunities mini-fair -past event

We are pleased to hold the first UCL fair tailored around short-term overseas opportunities. This will mark the launch of our global bursary applications and schemes for summer 2020. Come along to find out more about how you can make the most out of your summer & benefit from our global funding! 

We will have lots of partner materials to share as well as goodies, games and special prizes! 

Special guests: UCL Global Internships, Study China, ThinkPacific 

Details are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 3rd of December 2019


Location: New Student Centre 

(No registration required)

Study China information session -past event

Study China provides a three-week student experience of Chinese life, language, culture and business. The programme is subsidised by the UK government - selected students pay no tuition fee. Study China representatives will be holding an information session for UCL students shortly after the Short-Term Global Opportunities fair.  

Date: Tuesday, 3rd of December 2019

Time: 16.00-17.00

Location: Bentham House LG11 

Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/study-china-information-session-tickets-80273224375

Student Enquiries drop-in sessions - every Thursday

Trying to find the right opportunity? The Study Abroad Team run drop in sessions at the Student Enquiries Centre every Thursay so we are able to advise you on the options you have.

Date: Every Thursday, 14.00-16.00

Location: Student Enquiries Centre 

UCL Student Centre building, 1st floor.

Here’s the address and location on the UCL campus map http://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps/student-centre  .