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University Preparation Summer Programme

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University Preparation Summer Programme

The University Preparation programme is a 3 week course for ambitious students aged 16-22 years old. It is designed for students who will go onto later study at undergraduate and postgraduate level and seek an insight into life at a British university. It aims to give them an understanding of their current abilities, raise students’ awareness of differences between the education systems in Britain and their own country, and bridge the culture gap.

Why Choose This Programme
  • Experience UK university life before committing to long-term study
  • Learn study skills that are required for Higher Education (HE) in the UK
  • Understand future language requirements, establish current IELTS score and identify specific areas to improve
  • Receive a personalised development plan to best prepare for an application to a UK university
  • Gain the confidence to apply for HE study in the UK on the way to future global career success


  • Programme designed around 3 key themes;
    • Study Skills – Preparation for academic life
    • Living in the UK – Cultural awareness including excursions and social events
    • English for IELTS – Language lessons to identify areas for improvement
  • Seminars and workshops designed to mirror university environment
  • Hosted at the fifth oldest higher education establishment after Oxford, Cambridge, London and Durham
  • Classes taught by lecturers, qualified academics and expert guest speakers
  • Single en-suite accommodation in high quality students halls of residence
  • Access to the University’s extensive classroom facilities, including use of projectors, interactive whiteboards and IT laboratory
  • All attendees receive an End of Course Certificate and a Personalised Development Plan


3 Night Cultural Tour of Cambridge and London
  • Presentation at King’s College London
  • Transfer by coach from Chester to London
  • Two English staff to stay with the group throughout the tour
  • Accommodation at King’s College London
  • Daily meals, entrances and transport in London

Available Dates

  • 9th July - 30th July 2017
  • 31st July - 20th August 2017

Available Dates

  • 9th July - 30th July 2017
  • 31st July - 20th August 2017

Summary information about all of our courses can be found in our ebrochure – which you can download by clicking the link below.