Summer School in China

Applications are now open for the 2018 ACU Summer School, hosted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong on the theme of Designing and Creating Sustainable Communities.

Brunel University London students have access to bursaries and a discounted registration rate, and applications close on 14 January 2018.

Taking place from 1-9 July 2018, the Summer School will feature: expert lectures by local and international speakers, skills development, social events providing insights into Hong Kong’s fascinating culture, group work, networking opportunities, and field trips to key local sites.

For full details, including eligibility criteria and how to apply, visit

Stand out…

with work experience in China through the British Council Generation UK – China programme! Whether you’re an undergraduate or recent graduate wanting to get on the career ladder, spend two months in 2018 as an intern in an industry of your choice. Choose from six locations and over 15 different industry sectors – business, engineering, law, marketing, design etc.

Funding covers all internship placement fees, accommodation, comprehensive travel insurance, business and cultural activities, as well as your airport pick-up and dedicated support throughout your placement.  Find out more about the programme and how you can apply.

Deadline for applications: 14 January 2018 at 23:59 PM (BST).

Find out about other opportunities to work or study abroad through Study Work Create.

China calling

InternChina_oct17Are you looking for an internship and like the thought of China as a destination?  The good news is that the University will provide a travel bursary for L1 and L2 students to get there. However, the program is open to all students.

Find out more about the InternChina program.

  • Get an insight into modern China
  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Learning Mandarin Chinese, and
  • Discover traditional Chinese culture.

Also check out the Generation UK – China programme in partnership with the British Council who offer several other programs for working and studying abroad.

China internship – Generation UK

Spend two months next year interning in an industry of your choice – choose from six locations and over 15 industry sectors.  Funding covers all internship placement fees, accommodation, comprehensive travel insurance, business and cultural activities, as well as airport pick-up and support throughout your placement.

Open to current undergraduates and recent graduate it’s a great opportunity to get work experience in a different culture.  Find out more 

China? Gap year?

africaasiaventure_0515Africa & Asia Venture‘s project offers exposure to and experience of both ‘first’ and developing world China.  Starting with a four-week home-stay and Mandarin course in the affluent city of Hangzhou you will then move to The Thousand Island Lakes area where you will be teaching English to impoverished children.

Not just gap years, China and teaching!
AV also offer Art, Drama, Music and Dance; Community work; and Sports coaching as volunteering and summer projects in India, Nepal, Thailand, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.

Intern in China: CRCC Asia Scholarship Program

studychina_summer11  The China Internship Program places students and graduates in an international or leading Chinese company in their chosen field in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Sanya, China. The interns live in the centre of each city and carry out a work placement for one to three months, while gaining transferable skills and hands-on experience working in an international setting. They also get a full social program including cultural outings, weekly Chinese language classes, and professional business networking events. Upon completion of the program, students are able to boost their CVs with their internship experience, stand out from the crowd, and prepare for their career ahead, and a minimum of 30% of our interns are offered a full time job in their internship company on completion of their program each month.  Hear about interns’ real experiences while in Shanghai and Beijing.