For a better future
Do you have your sights set on a career in business? The Business Management summer programme will introduce you to the world of opportunities in the subject, using project-based learning and practical study. You will research and explore real-world issues, working alongside other academically talented participants to innovate and pitch a groundbreaking solution.
Join our London summer school and immerse yourself in the thrill of studying with Summer Courses! Stay at one of the city's premier academic institutions, University College London (UCL), situated in the heart of Bloomsbury on Gower Street. UCL's campus offers convenient access to some of London's most iconic landmarks, including the British Museum, Covent Garden, and the world-renowned Oxford Street shopping district.
- 13 nights accommodation in central London
- Visits to leading industries
- 40 hours of project sessions from subject experts
- Real-world project workshops
- 1:1 Career Coaching
- Full and half day excursions to iconic London landmarks
- Formal dinner at a top London restaurant
- Graduation ceremony and certificate
- Detailed Career Development Plan from your personal coach
- Comprehensive summer school insurance
- Mentor family photograph
Our Career Insights accommodation, Astor College, is an award-winning dynamic facility which is also linked to University College London (UCL). This is the ideal place to stay if it excites you to be surrounded by world-leading education institutions.
Just a four-minute walk from Goodge Street Underground Station, and a twelve-minute walk from The British Museum, The British Library and Russell Square, the accommodation is perfectly located for social and cultural activities.
Participants stay in comfortable single, en-suite bedrooms with access to common rooms and social spaces with pool tables and quiet study areas, perfect for downtime.
Breakfast and dinner are provided in our accommodation by catering teams that provide meals for university students during term time. The staff are well accustomed to a variety of dietary requirements and will be happy to advise which foods are appropriate for you.
If you have a food allergy, we request that you speak to staff at mealtimes to confirm allergens as an additional precautionary measure, though your dietary information is shared with the catering teams in advance of your arrival.
Money we recommend that participants bring £80 per week to cover
lunch each day, plus any souvenirs that they may wish to purchase.
Various banks and ATMs are available throughout London, and Visa and
Mastercard are widely accepted.
Participants should arrive between 2 pm and 5 pm on the first Sunday of the programme. Our team will be ready and waiting to welcome you, register you, and show you to your accommodation. Please note that your accommodation may not be ready until 3pm.
If you are arriving at London Heathrow Airport, we are able to offer a shared airport transfer service. This is a chaperoned service departing from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 and travelling directly to the colleges in Cambridge/Oxford. Do not worry if you will be arriving to any other Heathrow terminal - our dedicated pastoral team will be there to meet you and escort to Terminal 3 for departure to your college
The transfers depart at 11:00, 14:00 and 17:00 on the Sunday of arrivals. On the final Saturday of the programme, the transfers to London Heathrow Airport depart at 07:00 and 12:00. This will be available to book for a fee per journey after enrolment.
Specific details, such as contact numbers, are shared with participants nearer the time of the programme.
If you are arriving at another airport, or by alternative means, further details about arrivals and departures are shared in your Welcome Pack, sent with your confirmation of enrolment.
To book the shared airport transfer service, which will cost £90.00 each way,
Do you have your sights set on a career in business? The Business Management summer programme will introduce you to the world of opportunities in the subject, using project-based learning and practical study. You will research and explore real-world issues, working alongside other academically talented participants to innovate and pitch a groundbreaking solution. Interactive workshops and networking events offer you the opportunity to learn from the professionals from businesses like Deutsche Bank, and see where you would best fit in the industry. Not just that, you’ll have the unique opportunity visits RISE Barclays (the home of FinTech startups and scale-ups), London Business School, and London Business Hub.
On the Business Management programme, subject-focused days include workshops with: 1. The Bank of England 2. RISE Barclays 3. London Business School 4. London Business Hub 5. Speakers from Deutsche Bank, and Bethnal Green Ventures Learning from those at the forefront of their field, you’ll receive industry feedback and personal career advice to prepare you for future success.
You will explore concepts and share ideas in small groups of like-minded and ambitious peers from around the world. In classes averaging 7 students, you will be guided by expert project leads who offer an insight into their industry. Our rigorous vetting process guarantees that all participants are taught by engaging and supportive educators who are, most of all, enthusiastic about sharing their expertise to ensure our summer school teaching is of the highest quality. Immerse™ is an unrivalled academic experience.
Theory and Research: Getting ahead in business relies on putting theory into practice, and using research skills to investigate the scope of the problems facing our society. In this module, you will learn how to use strategic insights to inform decision making. You will explore sourcing data, investigating trends, presenting your findings and prioritising business strategy.
**Real-World Project: **The UK Government has recently embarked on a 25-year plan to protect and improve the environment, but we still have huge rates of carbon emissions, damage to the British countryside, threats of extreme weather associated with climate change, and the threat to endangered species around the world. During your project, you will design a business solution to this global emergency. This will be supported by workshops sessions with London Borough City Councils, London Assembly and Barclays LifeSkills. **Practical Experience: **You will learn about the business of urban regeneration with a trip to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and explore how London's top start-ups in finance, technology, retail and education are changing the face of business. You will put your skills to the test by developing and refining your business idea, ready to pitch it to the professionals. **Professional Development: **Bridging the gap between education and the world of work, this module offers an insight into the jobs in our industries now, and in the future. These sessions are made up of guest lectures, expert panel discussions and essential skill-building workshops that cover pitching, brand development, communication, public speaking and collaborative thinking. 1:1 coaching sessions allow for personal feedback and the creation of a career plan, something that will continue to be useful long after you finish the Career Insights programme.
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