The 2015 summer school will be taking place in July 2015 and applications will open January 2015.
What can we offer you?
This is an exciting opportunity for you to spend a week at LSE taking part in a range of social science subjects, whilst learning more about university.
There will be the chance to meet LSE academics and get a taste of how university subjects are taught. Finally you will meet other students from across London and make new friends!
The week consists of:
- Classes, lectures, workshops and group discussions
- Opportunities to develop team-work, problem solving, project and presentation skills
- An off site trip
- Advice on applying to university
- An LSE certificate presented in a closing ceremony.
There are 100 places available on the Summer School. You will get free lunch each day and your travel expenses will be reimbursed.
Please note that the summer school is non-residential and runs from 9am until 4pm each day.
Applicants must attend all five days of the programme.
Students in year 11 who are attending a non-selective London state school, and who are expected to achieve at least 5 A*-B grades at GCSE.
In addition students must meet one of the following criteria:
Eligible for free school meals
Is a looked after child (in care)
Or two of the following criteria:
Has no parental history of Higher Education/university
Living in an area of low progression to university
Parents from lower socio-economic categories
From an ethnic group which is under-represented in higher education
Preference will also be given to students who:
Attend a school performing below the national average
Attend a school with above an average percentage of students eligible for free school meals
The application period will open in January 2015.