The University of Warwick is delighted to be partnering with St Mary's University in Twickenham, delivering our London-based Summer School in 2021.
Three weeks with Warwick in London was the best summer I have ever had. I met my best friend there and still keep a close connection with people from all over the world.Xianhe Zhang, China
WSS allowed me to broaden my academic perspective. I recommend the program to anyone who wants to stimulate their academic curiosity while becoming immersed in London culture.Michael Seitz, USA
Thank you for an amazing time during the three weeks at Warwick. I could not have found a better way to spend my summer this year!Ferwa Shahid, Pakistan
You have fun, you study and learn, and you leave here feeling a lot more grown up.Maria Campos, Portugal
Students are able to debate and discuss issues with renowned academics such as Professors Philip Booth, Abhinay Muthoo, Franklyn Lisk & Vicky Pryce. We also attract top guest speakers & offer interactive sessions with eminent public figures. Nobel Prize winner George Akerlof, the former Cabinet Secretary & Head of the UK Civil Service Lord Gus O Donnell & eminent economist Lord Robert Skidelsky have all spoken in previous years.Guest Lectures
Courses suitable for all levels
The range of courses on offer at the Summer School means that whether you are looking to boost your core knowledge or aiming to broaden your academic skill set and study something a bit more specialised, we have a course that is right for you. Our range of courses attract undergraduate and postgraduate students including working professionals, which facilitates stimulating class discussion and insightful learning.View all Courses
London on your doorstep
London is the political, economic and cultural capital of the UK. With a history stretching back over thousands of years, London is full of world-class tourist attractions (many free), top restaurants, beautiful open spaces and brilliant shopping as well as being one of the most diverse cities in the world. Voted as the best City for students (2019 QS Best Student Cities Rankings), London presents energy and excitement during the summer months.Discover London
The University of Warwick is ranked 9th in the UK (The Guardian 2020 League Table) and has 17 subjects in the top ten including Computer Science, Business and Management Studies and Accounting and Finance (The Complete University Guide 2020) with Economics ranked Number 1 (The Good University Guide 2020).
The 2020 QS ranking places the University of Warwick 10th in the UK, 17th in Europe, and 62nd in the world, the same global position as last year’s QS ranking.
Engaging and memorable
Our social and cultural programme includes many engaging events to ensure that your experience is memorable and fun. Every year at the Warwick Summer School, an international network of like-minded people generates many new lifelong friendships. You will also debate, learn and share insights with eminent economists and public figures during our guest lecture series which is included in the programme.The WSS Experience
Warwick and St Mary’s attract students from all over the world ensuring our Summer School has a wide international focus. Last year, 361 students attended the Warwick Summer School from over 46 different countries.
97% of previous Warwick Summer School students would recommend our programme. St Mary's University is ranked Number 1 in London for course satisfaction and teaching satisfaction in the Guardian League Tables 2020. They are also 15th in the UK.
Engaging social and evening programme
Reflecting Warwick’s and St Mary's enterprising approach, our Summer School also offers a unique programme of social, cultural and evening events. Much of the programme offered is included in the tuition fee and allows students to socialise and take a break from studying.
The Best City for Study
London boasts diversity, individuality and innovation and has been ranked the best city in the world for students for the second year running (The QS Best Student Cities Ranking).
Our Summer School will be academically rigorous. The Times/Sunday Times’ Good University Guide 2020 has ranked Warwick Economics number 1 in the UK. Warwick is also one of the UK's top graduate employers (High Fliers Research 2019). St Mary's University is ranked 12th for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey.
Value for money
Our Summer School offers excellent value for money with a range of social activities, events and guest lectures included in the tuition fee. We also offer additional excursions at extra cost.
You will live on St Mary’s extraordinary campus with access to all its amazing facilities in the beautiful location of Twickenham, a leafy suburb near the River Thames and just a 30 minute train journey away from the heart of London. St Mary's location is hard to beat.Accommodation