QMUL Summer Schools

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Before you arrive

This page gives you all the essential pre-arrival information you’ll need to prepare for The QMUL Summer School.

Please check this page on a regular basis, as we’ll update it with further information as it becomes available. We don’t want you to miss a thing!

Before you set off….


We’ll send you emails that give you a comprehensive guide to what you need to do before you come to QMUL in the months leading up to the Summer School. 

Expenses and course excursions

We’ll provide you with a thorough guide to what other expenses you should consider when you stay with us, so you can budget accordingly.

Once you arrive in London…

Getting from the airport

You will need to arrange your own transfer from the airport to your accommodation. All London airports are easy to travel to and from by train, tube or taxi. We will send out further information about getting around London in the predeparture information. 

Living in London

Safety in London

London is considered to be a safe city in which to live and study. As in any city, if you are new to the area, it is always sensible to take reasonable precautions during your time here. Please see our Personal Safety Guide, for further advice.

Travelling around London

London is easy to navigate and travel around and there’s so much to see while you’re here. London’s also a great starting point if you want to travel to the rest of the UK or Europe. Find out more at:

Welfare, advice and counselling

However well-prepared you are, there are times when you may need some advice or guidance and we are always here to help you. We have a range of support services if you ever need some extra help or advice during your stay with us. Find out more at:

We have students and staff from more than 162 nationalities working at QMUL, so we know how to make you feel at home – and make sure you have a great time with us!

“I definitely think I’ll come back to London. It’s a great city. I can’t leave it”

Natalia Hadjigeorgiou, Hunter College, NYC, spring 2016

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