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: STEM Futures

Take part in an intensive engineering course hosted by the Beijing Institute of Technology, while exploring China's capital and experiencing Chinese culture. 

Bristol Interns in China

Spend eight weeks in Shenzhen, China and experience life overseas, enhance your 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 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


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:

These summer abroad opportunities are for undergraduate students only, except the Knowlson Trust Travel Award.

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