International Summer Programmes 2024 – University of Leicester


International Summer Programmes are organised by the English Language Teaching Unit, University of Leicester. The following three 3-week programmes combine general and academic English classes with subject-specific content, as well as a varied social programme where you will meet and socialise with other students.

The on-site summer school is one of the shortlisted summer programmes eligible for HKSYU’s credit-bearing Summer Abroad Scheme (GEC206). Please note that credit transfer is NOT acceptable for summer programmes.

Programme Dates 5 – 23 August 2024
Application Deadline 23 June 2024 (application will be closed earlier if the course fills up)
Acceptance and Payment Deadline
30 June 2024
Pre-registration Deadline
7 July 2024
Programme Fee   £2,100
Accommodation Included in programme fee
Scholarship 2024 International Summer Programme scholarships

  • Application deadline: 23 May 2024
  • Please ensure that you receive an offer from UOL before submitting your scholarship application.

*Please refer to the website of the organiser for the entry requirements, accommodation and refund policy.


Submission of Application 

  1. Check and ensure that you fulfill the admission requirements.
  2. Submit your applicationto the University of Leicester:

English for Humanities International Summer Programme

Leicester Discovery International Summer Programme

English for Business International Summer Programme

  1. Fill in the online form of the International Unit for us to keep track of who has applied.
  2. The International Unit will assist you in preparing the official academic transcript, and brief you on issues related to summer programmes, but you are responsible for submitting your application to the programme organiser before the deadline, paying for the programme fee, arranging accommodation, securing a proper visa (if applicable), purchasing air tickets and insurance, etc.


Education Bureau’s Scholarship / Subsidy

Reaching Out Award

Please contact the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) for more details.

Means-tested Subsidy

Those receiving means-tested student financial assistance from the Student Finance Office (SFO) or whose families are receiving Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) are eligible to apply for the Scheme for Subsidy on Exchange for

  • Subsidy on Exchange for Post-secondary Students (SSE): With the United Kingdom as the destination and 19 days in duration, the maximum level of subsidy for the Subsidy Scheme on this summer school programme is HK$14,000.

The amount for an eligible student is calculated by the approved level of student finance (in terms of percentage of full grant) to the maximum level of subsidy for the Subsidy Scheme.

Each student will only be eligible for assistance under the SSE ONCE throughout their study in programme(s) at the same level of study in Hong Kong, irrespective of the amount of subsidy received.

* Students can apply for the Education Bureau’s Scheme for Subsidy via our online Application Form.

* For more information about the Education Bureau’s Scheme for Subsidy on Exchange, please visit our website.



Please contact the International Unit by phone (2804-8407), email ( or in person (RLB501 of Research Complex).



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