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“A once in a lifetime trip to Uganda”

Sarah's story

Sarah’s experience of the international summer school at Kyambogo University, Uganda, inspired her to get involved with the development of animal protection law and research in developing countries.

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"It helped me grow a lot as an individual

Emma's story

Performing Arts student, Emma-Louise, reflects on her summer school experience as a step towards her dream of working in the film industry in Canada.

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Emma Louise Canada

"You get to see life from different perspectives"

Meran's story

After attending the Stellenbosch summer school in South Africa, Political Economist student, Meran, developed new skills and felt motivated to help people attain justice in other parts of the world.

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“An unforgettable experience”

Elliot's story

Elliot – an undergraduate student from the University of Sheffield - writes about how studying cultural diversity in Malaysia pushed him out of his comfort zone and developed his intercultural awareness.  

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"I'm already looking forward to my next visit"

Amy's story

After attending the Lovely Professional University (LPU) summer school in India, undergraduate student, Amy, continues to mentor students from socioeconomically deprived areas. 

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Amy Collins India Global Grants 2018

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ACU Global Summer School Grants support undergraduate students from UK member universities to attend a summer school overseas. Participating in an international summer school is a great way for students to gain international experience, learn new skills, increase their intercultural understanding, network, and have fun while visiting an ACU member institution overseas. 

Applications closed on Wednesday 4 March and will re-open in January 2021.