Summer Programme Student Experiences

Check out what our returned students who took part in the Summer Programme had to say on their experiences!


Katy Aazem - Psychology student with a summer programme at Waseda University.


It might be a cliche to say but taking part in the Waseda Summer Session has made me a better person; I am far more independent, confident and happy with myself

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Adewole Agbaje - Economics student with a summer programme at Shanghai International Studies University (SISU).

Adewole Agbaje 3I believe the best word to describe my 21 day Shanghai adventure is colourful. I use the term colourful not just in reference to the captivating bright lights the city oozes but also in association with its culture, people, attractions and food...

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Boryana Karakoleva - European Studies student with a summer programme at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU).

Boryana Karakoleva 3I entered the exchange programme as someone who is intrinsically fascinated by foreign cultures.  Chinese, Dutch and Japanese elements coming together for a truly unique combination made Taiwan the obvious first choice for me.  Its rich and complex history provided me with six unforgettable weeks...

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South Korea

Elizabeth Ahmed - Law student with a summer programme at Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU).

Elizabeth Ahmed 2I can honestly say that taking part in the International Summer Semester was one of the best decisions of my life. I heard about the opportunity to travel to Korea through the University newsletter, and immediately applied. I settled on Korea as my Korean housemate had made the country sound so fantastic – and I wasn’t disappointed...

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Students from a wide variety of disciplines take part in our summer programmes - You could be next!

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