International Undergraduate Summer School: FAQs

Here are some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for our International Undergraduate Summer School:

  • Who can apply?

Undergraduates in their 2nd or 3rd year of studies.

  • How long does the Summer School last?

The 2024 summer school runs for 8 weeks from 30th June – 23rd August 2024

  • Do I need to be there for the whole 8 weeks?

Yes, you do need to be with us for the whole 8 weeks, but you are free at the weekends to do your own thing or socialise with your fellow students.

  • What will my hours of work be?

You will be expected to start between 08:00 – 09:00 hrs and will finish 17:00 – 18:00 hrs.

  • Will I get hands on experience of working in a lab?

Yes, you will be working on your project in the lab most days.

  • Do I need to be able to speak English?

Yes, because you will be working in Laboratories you will need to be able to speak and understand English for Health and Safety Reasons

  • Do I need to find my own Accommodation?

No, accommodation is provided for you.  You will be staying at the University of East Anglia in one of their accommodation blocks.  You will have an en-suite room with a shared kitchen.  This is approximately 10-15 walk away from the John Innes Centre/Sainsbury Laboratory and Earlham Institute

  • Will I receive a Stipend payment?

Yes, each student will receive a stipend payment of £250.00 each week.

Please get in touch if you have further queries.