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    ISSOS at St Andrews –  Summer Program in Scotland

    ISSOS at St Andrews – Summer Program in Scotland


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: United Kingdom, Scotland
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Filmmaking and Digital Media, Debate, Writing, English as Second Language (ESL), Golf, Leadership, Study Skills, Multi-Sports
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, Health Science, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Our three-week all-inclusive summer school programme in St Andrews offers 13 - 18-year-olds from all over the world the chance to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure at Scotland's top university. Places are limited to 10% of students from any one nationality and we mix native and non-native English speakers at all times so that our students are guaranteed a truly international experience.

    Students choose one academic and one elective and will spend their evenings and weekends taking part in our activities programme and going on cultural trips.


    Our top-quality academic summer school programmes are designed to cater specifically to the needs of international students. Classes meet for 3 hours each weekday morning and are taught by our highly qualified team of teachers who are all experienced, working professionals in their fields.


    Each student combines their academic class choice with one of our unique, elective courses which meet for four afternoons each weekday. These fun-filled and action-packed classes enable our students to discover exciting new hobbies or develop existing skills while learning from our expert team of professional coaches and teachers.


    In addition to our exceptional academic and elective classes, all of our students will take part in our varied and exciting evening activities, clan events and cultural trips to nearby cities. Every event has been designed for our students to have fun, explore what the local area has to offer and get to know their fellow ISSOS students from around the world.

    Cost and Session Information

    Two 3 week sessions in June and July

    An enrolment fee of £500 is due at the time of application. Please note that your place at ISSOS will not be confirmed until the enrolment fee has been received. Once your application has been accepted, the tuition of £6,400 is due 3 weeks later. 

    Our all-inclusive fee for the three-week ISSOS experience at St Andrews covers:

    39 hours of academic tuition

    33 hours of elective tuition

    Accommodation (full board)

    Course materials and equipmentAll full and half-day cultural trips and excursions

    Evening activities and Sunday workshops

    Insurance (for full details on what is covered at each campus please see our Visas and Insurance page)

    ISSOS Clothing and Branded Merchandise

    Cultural events

    The ISSOS Highland Games

    Academic report 

    Completion certificate

    Transport between the selected airport and ISSOS campus