Access and Widening Participation


UCL School of Management Non-Residential Summer School

UCL School of Management to host an interactive weeklong summer school for Year 12 students in London and its surrounding areas.

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Join us at our Canary Wharf hub for a hands-on experience of how businesses can contribute positively to society and tackle real-world challenges through innovative solutions.

The UCL School of Management enjoys panoramic views from its modern teaching facilities on Level 50 at the iconic One Canada Square nestled amongst world leading businesses. It is easily accessible via public transport. 

At the start of the Summer School, participants in will be introduced to a real-world challenge that businesses are currently facing. You will work in small teams, with the help of student ambassadors and UCL academics to present a solution at the end of the week, with feedback from our expert panel.

As part of the week, you will have the opportunity to visit the Felix project and the Canary Wharf Eden project. Finally, a few lucky students will also have the opportunity to apply and take on a weeklong work experience week with the Canary Wharf Group after completing the Summer School.

Date and Time 

Monday 29 July 2024 – Friday 2 August 2024,10:00am – 4:00pm


This event is open to students who are currently in Year 12 and are studying at a state school or college in the Greater London area. As the event will be taking place at UCL's Canary Wharf Hub, we are particularly welcoming applications from students living in or going to school in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Participants for this programme will be selected using the shortlisting criteria found on the 
Who we work with webpage to prioritise young people from the least represented groups. You will be awarded points based on the number of criteria that you meet. Applicants with the highest numbers of points will be offered the places available on the programme.


Applications are now closed for the UCL School of Management Summer School 2024.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to attend the UCL School of Management Summer School?

Nothing - it's completely free. We will reimburse your travel costs and provide lunch each day.

Do I have to stay over for the Summer Schools?

The summer school is non-residential. You will be required to travel to and from the Summer School each day, however we can arrange for a Student Ambassador to meet you at the station to accompany you to the venue on day 1.

I can only attend part of the Summer School, should I still apply?

Unfortunately, we require 100% attendance for the duration of the Summer School so if you already have plans that affect your attendance, we must prioritise those that can fully attend the Summer School.

I have a disability or accessibility need. How can you support me during the Summer School?

UCL welcomes students with disabilities and will try to meet your needs wherever possible. Please include as much information about your accessibility requirement in your application and we will be in contact with you after places are allocated to discuss how we can best support you.

I have more questions, how do I get in touch?

Please contact wp.taster@ucl.ac.uk with any further questions you have. Please put School of Management Summer School in your subject so we can direct you to the right member of staff to answer your questions.