What is the latest date I can apply?
We accept applications up to six weeks
before the start date of the Summer School.
Do I apply for my own visa?
Yes, UWE Bristol does not arrange your visa
or contribute to the cost of a visa. You will need to apply for a
student visitor visa. Please ensure you have arranged your visa
before making payment.
If I need to cancel, how do I do
If you wish to cancel your place on the
Summer School you must email firstname.lastname@example.org
date the email is received will determine the cancellation
How much money will I need while at the
We would estimate you would need around £80
– £100 per week spending money for meals and drinks. If you are
planning additional excursions while in the UK this would be in
addition to this.
Do I get my deposit back if I have to
The £300 deposit is a non-refundable
Will I get a refund if I need to withdraw
from the Summer School once I’ve paid the full amount?
The following cancellation charges apply:
|Date of cancellation
|Before 5 June 2017
||£300 deposit only
|After 5 June 2017 and up to two weeks before the start
||50% of the course cost plus £300 deposit
|Less than two weeks before the start date
||100% of the course cost plus £300 deposit
UWE Bristol and UK life
Will I be able to use the University’s
You will have access to all of UWE
Bristol's student facilities during the Summer School. You may
be required to complete an induction for some gym facilities, or be
required to be accompanied for specialist facilities.
What catering facilities are
If you are staying in self-catering
accommodation there will be a hob, grill and fridge/freezer. On the
there are also several
catering options including cafes and the Students’ Union
What currency does the UK use?
The UK uses the Pound Sterling (£).
Which type of adaptors do I need in the
You will need a three-pin point plug adaptor
for a standard UK plug socket. The UK uses different plugs to
What is the weather usually like in the UK
in July and August?
UK weather is very unpredictable – that’s
why everyone loves talking about it! July and August are the summer
months, however, this does not always mean that it is warm or dry.
We would recommend bringing a range of clothing including an
umbrella! For up-to-date weather reports visit The Weather Channel
How do I get to Bristol if I don’t use the
UWE Bristol airport pick-up?
Situated 120 miles west of London (90
minutes by train), Bristol offers superb transport links including
a great location next to two of the UK's largest motorways (M4/M5),
a busy central train station, an extensive bus service, and a
rapidly expanding airport. Find out more information about how to find us
Summer School brochure