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 must arrange your student
visa before you pay for the course.
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
The cancellation fee will depend on when we receive your
email (see below)
How much money will I need while at the
We recommend that you bring £80 – £100 per
week for meals and drinks. If you are planning additional
excursions while in the UK you will need extra money.
Do I get my deposit back if I have to
No. We do not refund the £300 deposit.
Will I get a refund if I need to withdraw
from the Summer School once I’ve paid the full amount?
The cancellation fee depends on when you contact us to
|Date of cancellation
|More than six weeks before the start of the
||£300 deposit only
|Between six and two weeks before the start of the
||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
Yes. You will have access to all of
UWE Bristol's student facilities during the Summer School. For some
facilities like the gym you may need to complete an induction. You
may also need to be accompanied for specialist
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 the
rest of Europe.
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 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 transfer?
For an extra charge, we can arrange
airport transfers from London or Bristol airports for individuals
or small groups of students
. See our accommodation and airport transfers
However, if you chose to make your own way to UWE Bristol then
Bristol has lots of transport links, including motorways, train
stations and an airport. Find out more information about how to find us