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Courses for 15 – 17s

Every year we run a lively, creative summer school for students aged 15, 16 and 17.


Our courses balance technical skills with creative ways of working, much of which may be new to you.

Take advantage of our enthusiastic tutors and excellent resources and improve your portfolio, enhance your CV or just come and have fun – the choice is yours.

Each course runs for one week (Monday to Friday, 10 am to 4 pm).

Browse our summer school courses for 15 to 17 year olds today.

So, what are you looking for from a summer school?

Student with lecturer in workshop

A place to learn new skills with experienced tutors?

Our programme is delivered by experts who understand what university admissions tutors are looking for. As a summer school student, you'll have the chance to ask questions, experience university life and ultimately make an informed decision about your future.

The chance to make new friends who share your interests?

Our summer school is popular with people from all corners of the UK, across Europe and throughout the world. We'll provide you with ideas of things to do in the evenings, and the freedom to explore them at your own pace.

NTU Global Summer School

A creative city with fantastic galleries and museums?

You'll be based in the heart of Nottingham, near all the shops, galleries, cinemas and attractions, old and new. The Creative Quarter, Nottingham Castle and much more are all on your doorstep.

Old Market Square

Somewhere friendly and easy to explore?

Nottingham is very easy to navigate on foot, and is one of the UK’s most popular student cities. As well as our famous tales of Robin Hood, we’re a UNESCO City of Literature, we have our own TV channel, and much more.

New Hall NTU residence

The option of single-room, en suite accommodation?

Find out more about summer accommodation on campus. Each single room has a private bathroom and a shared kitchen and living area. Our courses meet the criteria for the DoE Gold Award Residential.

Still need help?

Short Course Office
+44 (0)115 848 2813