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Chiara Mortarino Bowie
North American Programmes Coordinator
Tel: +44 (0)20 7368 8426

Richmond International Summer School

Summer is a lovely time to continue your studies in London. You can learn new skills, catch up on credit, enhance your CV, explore world-leading galleries and museums, and meet new and fascinating people, all the while enjoying lovely walks along the River Thames, quiet pints in quaint pubs and rocking with London’s great night life. So why not consider The Richmond International Summer School programme, where three to six week courses are available in a number of disciplines.

For any student wishing to take advantage of the summer course offerings please complete the online application form.

Academic Entry Requirements

To apply for the International Summer School programme you must submit evidence of your academic standing by providing any of the following:

  • Completed high school or equivalent certificate. We require your High School Diploma, IB or your A Level results
  • If you are about to graduate from high school we require your High School Transcript and/or Certificate
  • If you are a current university student we require your current university transcript
  • If you are not a current student we require your most up-to-date academic record

Please note: Evidence must be either a scanned copy of the original document or an official certified copy.

English Language Requirements

  • Valid IELTS 5.5 in each of the four components
  • Valid TOEFL iBT 72 overall with 72 with 17 Listening, 18 in Reading, 17 Writing, 20 Speaking

Please note: We accept a wide range of English Language Qualifications. Please contact us for further details

Academic Qualifications

If you are attending a university or college in your home country, you must be able to provide proof that you have achieved marks demonstrating satisfactory academic progress in the first year and additional years of study, with a minimum grade average of C+

Proposed Summer 2024 Classes

Click the buttons below to view the courses on offer during our 3 & 6 week options.

The university reserves the right to make alterations/cancellations to the summer classes on offer to reflect student demand.

Course content and delivery can be subject to change.

Proposed Summer 2021 Classes


6-week class option Tuition
1 three credit course £1,500
1 four credit course £2,000
6 week course + one 3 week course concurrently Fees will vary depending on course credits
3-week class option Tuition
1 three credit course £1,500
1 four credit course £2,000
2 courses concurrently Fees will vary depending on course credits
Internship options Tuition
6 Week 4 Credit Internship £2,000
Condé Nast Intensive Course Tuition (includes trip to Paris, France)
EU & International students £3,475
US students Please apply thorugh our partner API

Haywood House – West Hampstead

SUMMER A and first 3 weeks of SUMMER 1

Make your home in charming iQ Haywood House (available until June 2024 only), a proper urban village with great shops and a relaxed community feel.

iQ Haywood House, Blackburn Road, London NW6 1RZ

Distance to Chiswick Park

  • Tube/ Bus: 25 minutes
  • Cycling: 45 minutes

Prices - subject to contract

£475 – Bronze en suite per week (Kitchen and bedding packs, bath towel and departure clean included. Price does not include Camden Borough Council Tax of £35 per week).

+44 (0) 20 3675 9248

A cozy living room with a sofa bed, loveseat, armrest, and television surrounded by cabinetry, chest of drawers, nightstand, and shelves filled with linens, pillows, and window coverings creates a warm and inviting atmosphere in the home.
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Vega – Vauxhall

SUMMER B and last 3 weeks of SUMMER 1

IQ Vega is 10 minutes to London’s vibrant South Bank. Students can enjoy panoramic views of London from the building’s sky terrace, relax in the on-site cinema room or enjoy the convenient in-house gym.

IQ Vega, 6 Miles Street, London SW8 1RZ

Distance to Chiswick Park

  • Tube/ Bus: 40 minutes
  • Cycling: 45 minutes

+44 (0) 20 3675 9248

Modern bedroom with a white and yellow color scheme, study area with chair, shelves with decor, large window with city view, and green plants.
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Find out more about this accommodation option by visiting iQ’s website.

More information is also available in iQ’s 2022-23 resident handbook.

If you are interested in booking accommodation at iQ Haywood House which is managed by iQ Student Accommodation, in the first instance, please contact our Student Affairs Team at They will provide you with more information, answering any questions you may have and ask you to complete a pre-booking form.

You can find more details in our FAQs here.

Once the booking form is complete, Student Affairs will then give you a unique link to apply for housing with iQ Haywood House. You can check availability and book the room of your choice.

Please note, you are required to pay a booking fee of £250 to iQ to reserve your accommodation. This fee is a pre-payment of fees towards your contract which is subtracted from the total cost payable to iQ for your accommodation.  Students then pay the remaining amount due for the accommodation prior to move-in.

There is also a £250 damage deposit payable to the University which is refunded to students after they have left the accommodation and the University has confirmation that there have been no damages.

Room & Equipment Hire

We are offering the opportunity for classrooms, equipment and security services to be made available for anyone that would be interested in conducting classes here at the Chiswick Park Campus Building.

Chiswick Campus classrooms rental rates
Please note that a 15% discount will apply to all Richmond partners.

Teaching / lecture rooms
Per hour
Per 1/2 day
(4 hrs)
Per day
(8 hrs)
Medium Classroom 20 – 22 £125 £450 £800
Large Classroom 30 – 35 £175 £500 £900
Film & Photography Studio 15 £100 £300 £600
Per hour
Per day
(8 hrs)
PC, & Clevertouch £25 £100
Flipchart £10 £50
Security Service
Per hour
Extra Security outside opening hours £15
Per hour
IT Services £30

How can I apply?

Students from our partner and non-partner universities (US/EU and International)

Please complete the Online Application form by May 1.

Please provide us with the following personal details when making an application:

  • Choice of two classes per session (your preferred choice and an alternative)
  • Academic qualifications/transcript
  • English language qualification (if applicable)
  • Photocopy of the main page of your passport
  • One passport-sized photograph
  • Accommodation Declaration section on Application Form

The deadline for applications is 1st of May

What happens next?

Upon receipt your application,  we will email you with an invoice and instructions on how to make full payment online by credit card and other payment methods once we have approved your application and you have accepted your Summer School study place.