Summer abroad opportunities

If a year or semester placement is not the right option for you, there are still plenty of ways to spend time overseas developing new skills and gaining valuable experience.

GO China: Culture and Language

Explore China’s capital and immerse yourself in the culture and language on a course hosted by the Beijing Institute of Technology.

GO China: Engineering

Make your Engineering degree stand out by taking part in an intensive engineering course hosted by the Beijing Institute of Technology. You'll also get to explore China's capital and experience Chinese culture. 

Bristol Interns in China

Spend eight weeks in Shenzen, China and experience life overseas, enhance employability and develop cross-cultural skills. 

International Leadership Programme

Take part in a four-day programme overseas, working with other students to tackle a local issue and simultaneously explore global challenges.

Summer schools

An excellent way to broaden your academic horizons and access the study abroad experience without the time commitment of a semester or year overseas.

Other opportunities

Make your CV stand out and make a difference by volunteering or working abroad during your summer holiday.

Key dates

Find out key dates, including information sessions and application deadlines.

Contact us

If you need more information about studying or working abroad

Tel: +44 (0) 117 39 40205
In person: 3rd Floor, 31 Great George Street, University of Bristol, BS1 5QD


We offer scholarships to help fund your summer experience. These scholarships can be used for:

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