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University of Plymouth Summer School: 22 July–19 August 2019
Enjoy a mixture of academic adventures and social activities on our University summer school: the perfect way to visit Plymouth and to get your first taste of university life in the UK.
We offer daily EFL (English as a foreign language) lessons as well as lectures and practical sessions including:
- hands-on leadership and management workshops
- robotics demonstrations
- media arts and product design classes
- an exciting explosions session.
- a full weekend in London
- a trip to Paignton Zoo
- a visit to explore the world's largest indoor rainforest at the Eden Project
- a visit to the fortified manor house, Powderham Castle.
“This is a fantastic experience, because not only do I get to sample British culture, and see the beautiful landscape here, but I can also learn something to take home to my country.” - Li Gongyuan, Shanghai Maritime UniversityFor more information or an application form to secure your place email email@example.com.
International Business Summer School: 29 July–19 August 2019
The University of Plymouth International Business Summer School is a great opportunity to visit Plymouth for three weeks in the summer months to study international business management.
You'll gain an insight into business strategy, UK business practices and how cultures impacts upon international business.
Taught by our Faculty of Business academics and industry specialists with incredible international lecturing experience, you'll gain an insight into leadership, entrepreneurship and cross-culture communication.
Explore strategic and cultural issues in depth.
You'll also examine:
- international business strategy
- cultural diversity and cross-cultural competencies
- how culture affects leadership styles, coaching and mentoring
- international marketing and the cultural implications
- the challenges of being entrepreneurial.
To find out more email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art, Design and Architecture Summer School: 5–19 August 2019
The Art, Design and Architecture Summer School is a great opportunity to visit Plymouth for two weeks in the summer months to learn, make friends and try out new experiences.
Our Summer School will provide you with a unique experience to explore and develop your creativity, knowledge and practice. Our program is fast-paced and hands-on with lots of practical team-work and collaboration.
All of this happens within the impressive Roland Levinsky Building, offering some of the very best design studios in the UK, in the heart of one of the most beautiful parts of the country.
There will be visits away from the city, fieldwork within it and optional activities at weekends.
Our Student Ambassadors will be with you throughout your stay helping you navigate the city and explain more about the University of Plymouth and life in the UK.
Students will undertake a series of studio/workshop projects to explore a number of creative assignments that deal with social, environmental and cultural issues. This will include:
- Fine, media and digital arts, product design and architectural classes
- Fieldwork in and around Plymouth
- Student-led classes and teamwork
- Idea generating techniques, sketch modelling, drawing, image manipulation, making a film, audio effects creation, plug-and-play electronics, web-based media and mobile applications
- Think outside the box and think entrepreneurially
- The opportunity to present and document your project in portfolios.
Humanities Summer School: 29 July–19 August 2019
The Humanities Summer School is an ideal opportunity to visit Plymouth for three weeks in the summer months to learn, study History and English literature, make friends and try out new experiences.
Our Summer School will provide you with a unique experience to explore the history, heritage and literature of England’s South West, the setting of many novels by Agatha Christie and Daphne du Maurier and of Winston Graham’s Poldark novels and their TV adaptations. It is an area with a rich historical heritage from Sir Francis Drake to the pilgrims boarding the Mayflower.
We offer interactive workshops to explore the literature and history of the South West. We will explore Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall, to learn more about the city and its surrounding landscape, from Elizabethan houses to artefacts of World War 2.
We will also learn more about how the scenery, from haunted moorlands to imposing castles, which inspired writers across the centuries to compose their masterpieces right here in the South West.
There will be visits to sites within the city, and field visits to neighbouring historical and literary sites. Our Student Ambassadors will be with you throughout your stay helping you navigate the city and explain more about the University of Plymouth and life in the UK.
The programme will include:
- English literature and History classes
- Fieldwork in Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall
- Public History and Heritage projects
- Student collaborative teamwork
- The opportunity to present and document your projects.
Angus Lee - Hong Kong University
The University of Plymouth gave me unforgettable memories
Lai Longyan - Shanghai Maritime University
All of the activities opened my eyes to know more about the country and culture
National School of Business Management (NSBM), Sri Lanka
It was a wonderful experience that I'll never forget
Zhou Yicheng - Shanghai Maritime University
I'll definitely introduce my friends to this summer school
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