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.

LAST CHANCE: PhD funding Fair

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4 December 2017

Central LondonVenue to be advised to successful applicants only

  • Dedicated event focusing on the needs of potential PhD students
  • Face-to-face opportunity to discuss your PhD plans and aspirations
  • Meet over 20 high quality Universities with PhD funding to offer
  • Chat to current PhD students about their experience of looking for and being a PhD student in our ​unique and ever popular PhD Student Peer to Peer Advice Room​
  • Attend talks on how to apply for a PhD and funding

Specialist Subject Sessions: The Fair is divided into two subject Sessions:
​The Morning Session covers PhD funding in the Arts and Humanities, Law, Management and Social Sciences.
The Afternoon Session covers PhD funding across the range of Science and Engineering subjects.

As this is a specialist Fair, and we have limited spaces in both the morning and afternoon Sessions, you will need to have applied, been accepted, and have received a personal invitation to the Fair, in order to attend.

Free to attend, but you need to apply now.  Register –


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Train to Teach

Saturday 18 November 2017
Congress Centre, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS
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Free to attend the event will give you the opportunity to get questions answered by a range of teaching professionals and find out how to get into teaching and how to apply for training in your region. traintoteach_1811

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.