ACU 2022 Summer School in UK for Postgraduates

Applications are open for postgraduate and final-year undergraduate students to attend a nine-day summer school at Leeds Trinity University, UK.

The Association of Commonwealth University (ACU) Summer School 2022 is a small and friendly event hosted by one of the ACU members in the UK (Leeds Trinity University). The program comprises an exciting week of lectures and case studies exploring themes relating to sports and regeneration.

Students can expect the following benefits:

  • Skills development
  • Social events
  • Engaging and challenging group project work
  • Sports sessions
  • Networking opportunities
  • Intercultural sessions

Duration: 9 days

Benefits

The ACU will fund full participation in the programme, including:

  • Field trips
  • The final day trip to York
  • Meals on campus
  • On-campus accommodation in en-suite single rooms

Additionally,

Successful applicants from outside the UK will receive funded return economy flights and airport pick-ups from Manchester airport.

Eligibility

  • The summer school is open to both current postgraduate (Master’s and PhD) and final-year undergraduate students at ACU member universities.
  • Applicants must not have previously travelled outside their home region. This requirement does not apply to students studying at member universities in the host country of the UK.
  • The event is most appropriate for those who are not already studying a sports-related degree, but who have an interest in driving sustainability, community and wellbeing through sports.

Application Process

The following information is required for the ACU 2022 Summer School in the UK

  • A detailed academic reference from a lecturer or supervisor at Their current university of study who is familiar with recent academic work.
  • Explain how their interests and/or achievements, work experience, volunteering experience and studies fit with the theme of ‘Sport and regeneration: Driving sustainability, community and wellbeing’. (150-250 words).
  • Choose the sustainable development goal which best relates to the subject they are studying or researching.
  • Motivation for wishing to participate in the Summer School and both what they will contribute to and gain from the event (150-250 words).
  • An explanation on how they plan to share the knowledge and experience gained at the Summer School with their university and community after the event. Give at least one specific example (150-250 words).
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Deadline: March 01, 2022.

For more information, visit the official site.

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