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Students on the Warwick Summer School in London are taught by leading UK academics, whilst living in the beautiful South West London suburb of Strawberry Hill. St Mary’s peaceful and self-contained campus is only 30 minutes from the heart of London, making this a unique “best of both worlds” experience.

In addition to the excellent academic courses, students will also enjoy lectures from inspirational guest speakers as well as a fun and engaging social programme. There will be plenty of time in the programme for students to explore central London and the local area. Students who attended the 2017 Summer School were overwhelmingly positive about their experience, with 100% of them saying they would recommend it to others.


Whether you want to boost your core knowledge, are looking for something more specialised, or would like to learn something new, we have a course that is right for you. All of our Summer School courses are three weeks long and are suitable for students who are currently studying (or who have previously studied) at undergraduate or postgraduate level. 

Taught by top faculty members, the courses will reflect the highest standards of Warwick’s and St Mary’s learning. The courses for 2019 will include:

* Course led and developed by St Mary’s University.

Inspirational lecture programme

Our Summer School includes a fantastic programme of interactive sessions with eminent public figures. Past speakers have included: gold-medal winning Alpine skier, Kelly Gallagher, Nobel Prize Winner, Professor George Akerlof, Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith and Former Cabinet Secretary, Lord Gus O’Donnell. The speaker programme is included in the tuition fee.


Residential packages

We offer a range of accommodation packages to suit different tastes and budgets.

Social and cultural programme

Our fun social programme is a real highlight of the Summer School. The tuition fee includes: a BBQ on arrival, an elegant welcome dinner on the River Thames, a lively curry, quiz and karaoke night, a choice of sports activities and a farewell graduation and awards ceremony on the final day.

Students will also get the opportunity to visit Warwick University’s main campus which lies a short journey north of London. In addition, we offer a number of optional trips, which students can pay for separately. These will include things such as: day trips to Oxford and Brighton, a tour of the Harry Potter Studios and tickets to some of London’s top attractions like the London Eye or a West End Show.

Discounts available

10% early booking discount. 20% discount for group bookings (plus tuition fee waivers for teachers) partner institutions and alumni.