Application Procedure and Fees

Course Fees can be found here.
There are different fee payments for Summer School participants: the fee for participants from non-academic institutions, and the discounted fee for participants from academic institutions.

Application Procedure
Applicants should complete the on-line application. The completed application should reach this office by 1 May, 2017. Any applications received after this date will be subject to a £50 surcharge. We recommend early applications since courses fill up quickly.
Essex PG students need to apply via Proficio Please contact Melanie Sawers in the summer school office with all queries.

All Applicants also need to check our website for up-to-date information on course availability. We cannot guarantee the availability of campus accommodation for applications received after 1 May. In these cases applicants may have to make private arrangements for accommodation.

Applicants will be sent confirmation of their course and accommodation booking together with an invoice. Full payment must be received by 1 June, 2017.

Making Your Payment
On receipt of the application, the Summer School office will send applicants an invoice for the amount due. Full payment must be paid by 1 June 2017. Places on courses cannot be guaranteed if payment has not been received by this date.
There are four options for payment: on-line payment, cheque, credit card or bank transfer:

Online Payment:
It is now possible for all participants to pay on-line separately for their tuition fees and accommodation. To access this payment facility enter your participant/Invoice number and you will be directed through the payment process. Your participant/invoice number is the last four numbers of the number in bold on the right top side of your invoice e.g. DL01400_2024 (4 digits) simply type these last 4 numbers into the box.

UK participants can make payments by cheque made payable to the “University of Essex”. Please ensure that payments made via this method are accompanied by the participants’ name.

Credit Card:
The University Bank will accept VISA, MASTERCARD, and EUROCARD.

Bank Transfer:
This form of payment can incur extra charges both in the country of payment and again in the UK. A direct bank transfer can be made to the University of Essex at Lloyds Bank. Please ensure that full details of (1) name of participant and (2) reference “ESS/DLSSSO-1065” are included in all correspondence. Please pass this information to the Finance Department at your institution if they are processing your payments.

Bank Details:
Lloyds TSB, University of Essex Branch
Reference: “ESS/DL01400”
Account Holder: University of Essex
Account Number: 01182625
Sort Code: 30-92-16
IBAN GB02LOYD30921601182625

All payments must be made payable to “University of Essex” and be sent to:
Melanie Sawers
Essex Summer School
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
Colchester CO4 3SQ
United Kingdom

Cancellation Policy
• Cancellations made prior to 1st June 2017: an administrative charge of £50.00 or a full refund less an administrative charge of £50.00.
• Cancellations made between 1st June and 1st July 2017: A fifty percent charge or refund of fifty percent.
• Cancellations made after 1st July 2017: A fifty percent charge and/or no refund to be made.
Registered participants on courses cancelled by the Summer School organizers will be entitled to claim a full refund.

• Accommodation payments will not be refunded on any basis after 1st June.