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  • Locations: Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Winter School
  • Restrictions: Only Study Overseas applicants may apply through GLAS
  • Please read the Program Description for how to apply.
Fact Sheet:
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Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Exchange short-term Academic Level: Undergraduate
Study Tours: Governing Faculty: Faculty of Sciences Recommended Program: No
Program Description:

Due to the heightened risks associated with international travel and transit at this time, this program has now been put on hold for 2020. A list of FAQ's can be found on the University's dedicated COVID-19 website.

Think global.

What makes agri-businesses succeed? What roles do innovation and entrepreneurship play for today’s modern farm?

The agri-food sector is an increasingly fast-paced and complex industry that faces the challenge of feeding a growing world with scarcer resources. New technology and innovations are changing how we grow our food and how we sell it to our consumers. Agri-business leaders need to think globally and can learn from others operating in different agricultural systems and contexts.

This winter school opportunity lets you see agriculture from an international perspective. Based at Nottingham, home of Robin Hood and the renowned Trent Bridge cricket ground, you’ll visit farms and research organisations to see firsthand the issues faced by British agriculture and the innovations driving the industry.

You’ll work with students from other universities to learn about agricultural management practices in Britain, and the external and internal influences on agri-businesses. You’ll investigate the role of entrepreneurship for success, and hear different perspectives on current political developments.

Experience the local sights in your leisure time, such as Nottingham’s vibrant city centre, Leicester’s famous “Golden Mile” of curry restaurants and Birmingham’s shopping paradise. Go for countryside walks in the rolling green fields near campus and enjoy the long evenings of a Northern Hemisphere summer.

This international school is available to students who have an interest in or are currently studying agriculture, animal science or related subjects.
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This program runs from July 6 to July 17, 2020.

Applications and Deadlines
  1. Students must submit their initial application to Study Overseas by clicking 'Apply Now' by 4 May, 2020 (deadline specific to UoA students).
  2. Applications will undergo a selection process by the student’s Faculty.
  3. Study Overseas will nominate selected students to the University of Nottingham after they have received formal approval from their Faculty.
  4. After being nominated by Study Overseas, students will be required to complete a subsequent application to University of Nottingham.

    Students are advised to book flights only when Faculty approval has been confirmed and formal acceptance from University of Nottingham has been received.

Due to the heightened risks associated with international travel and transit at this time, this program has now been put on hold for 2020. A list of FAQ's can be found on the University's dedicated COVID-19 website.

Program Costs and Finances

The program fee for the University of Nottingham International Summer School is £475.

This program fee includes accommodation, breakfast, dinner, and course-related transport (field trip coaches). (Please note: airport transfers, lunch and optional cultural activities will be additional.)

Students will enroll in the appropriate exchange course at the University of Adelaide as advised by their Faculty. 
Tuition fees will be waived at the University of Nottingham for nominated students. Students will need to cover airfares and general living expenses.

Financial Assistance

Eligible students may be able to access up to AU $6,913 of funding from an OS-Help loan. Please review the Study Overseas website to check your eligibility to receive funding and how to apply. 

Please note that there will be a limited number of OS-Help Loans available in 2020, and some applicants may not be eligible for an OS-Help Loan. OS-HELP loans can only be processed once students have submitted their loan application forms and have met all eligibility requirements. Once approved, it can take 3-4 weeks for approved students to receive the funding.

Comprehensive travel insurance is provided free of charge by the University of Adelaide for students receiving credit for this program.

Students are not advised to book flights until Faculty Approval has been sought in GLAS, admission into the International Summer School has been confirmed by the host.

Credit and Enrolment

Students will enrol in the appropriate University of Adelaide course as advised by their academic Faculty. It is at the discretion of the Faculty what academic credit each student is eligible to receive. Students will be liable for the appropriate tuition/HECS payments at the University of Adelaide in addition to any overseas program fees at the University of Nottingham.

Please note that students will be travelling independently to Nottingham. This is a regarded as a short-term exchange, rather than a study tour led by University of Adelaide staff.

Pre-Departure Session

Study Overseas will be running a Pre-Departure session for this program. This session will be held on June 1st from 10:00-11:00am in Lower Napier Building, Room LG24.

Further information

For more information about the University of Nottingham, please visit their website.

For more information about applications and related processes, please contact Study Overseas.


Please read the Program Description for how to apply.