Leeds International Summer School (LISS) 2018


Application period for Leeds International Summer School (LISS) 2018 is now officially open! We would be very grateful if you could list the programme on your institution’s website and send out the e-mail below to any students who might be interested in studying abroad with LISS next summer. We have also designed a social media infographic (please see attached). If you use Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, it would be great if you could also post our infographic there to inform students that our application period is now open. Here is some text you could use to accompany the post (please feel free to amend or use your own text):


The Leeds International Summer School (LISS) 2018 application period is now open! Spend next summer at the University of Leeds where you can immerse yourself in British education and culture, travel and explore England for the month of July. A number of scholarships and discounts are available – see for more information. What are you waiting for? Apply now and make sure summer 2018 is the best summer of your life!


We would also really appreciate it if you could send the following email to your students:




Dear student,


Applications are now open for Leeds International Summer School (LISS) 2018. This is your chance to spend next summer studying abroad at the University of Leeds, in the top 10 universities in the UK, according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.


Leeds International Summer School (LISS) offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in British culture as part of an exciting four-week programme. Taking advantage of the vibrant, student friendly city of Leeds, and the rich history, culture and natural beauty of the area, the summer school combines world-class tuition with local knowledge, academic-related field trips, and a wide variety of social activities.


LISS will run from Saturday 30 June to Sunday 29 July 2018 and the all-inclusive programme fee is £3,145 which includes tuition, on campus accommodation, field trips, excursions (including a weekend in London), an extensive social programme and premium fitness centre membership.  


LISS offers a wide range of academic modules:


1. The English Country House: A Social History

2. Management in Organisations: Theories, Techniques and Decision Making

3. Business Simulation Game: Global and Ethical Awareness in Business

4. Building Britain, 1700-1840: Industrial ‘Revolution’ or ‘Evolution’?

5. British Literature and the Brontës

6. Introduction to Robotics and Autonomous Systems

7. Music in Film

8. Wealth and Poverty: The Making of the Modern World

9. Introduction to Special Effects in Filmmaking

10. Exploring the Performing Arts: Comedy in Britain

11. Business and Cultural Awareness: Bridging the Gap

12. Heretics, Witches & Conspirators: A History of Fear, 1500-1700

13. Renewable Energy Systems: The Big Debate

14. Sport in the UK: Health and Performance Issues

15. Entrepreneurship and Society: Ideas, Opportunities and Value Creation

16. Exploring the Law: Crime, Contracts and Legal Skills

17. Creative Writing: Travel & Journalism

18. Introduction to Digital Photography

19. Conflict Analysis in International Politics: Causes, Negotiation and Resolution

20. Introduction to Psychology: Perception, Cognition and Emotion


You will study two academic modules and earn credit (20 University of Leeds credits = 6 US credits/10 ECTS) which you can transfer back to your home university degree.


There are a number of discounts and scholarships available; please visit our website for more details:


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about LISS or the application process: We look forward to welcoming you to Leeds in 2018!


Best wishes

Lisa Beare & Finola Preston

Leeds International Summer School Team




Study Abroad Office | University of Leeds
Level 11 | The Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building

Leeds | LS2 9JT | United Kingdom


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