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Registration for our 2024 Summer Experiences has now opened! Book now to secure your place.

Registration for our 2024 Summer Experiences has now opened! Book now to secure your place.

The Young International Politics Summer Experience

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

The Young International Politics Summer Experience


The Young International Politics Summer Experience gives students aged 15-18 a fully-immersive experience of working in politics in London. 

Over the course of two weeks, students will have some of the most exclusive experiences of politics that one can imagine: represent your country in a model UN, run your own election campaign from start to finish network with international political figures.

Join us for a life-changing experience that will set you up for a future as a successful political leader.


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Immersive Political Experiences:
  • Conduct your own election campaign: write your manifesto, make speeches and campaign for votes
  • Take part in a 2-day ‘Model UN’ experience under the guidance of FCO and UN experts: represent a country in a rapidly-escalating international conflict
  • Visit one of the world’s most famous political buildings, the UK’s Houses of Parliament and understand 1,000 years of political history 
  • Discover the inside tips and tricks for navigating political speeches
  • Take your seat as the government or opposition and defend or criticise the handling of a crisis
Meet Senior Political Leaders:
  • Be coached through the immersive experiences with political leaders from The House of Commons, the UN, The Foreign Office, high-profile NGOs and moree
  • Private networking sessions with these professionals, who can become vital connections for your future career
Career Coaching:
  • Receive training on how to land the most desirable jobs in international politics
  • Advice on subject choices, university selection, work experience, extra-curricular activities and more
Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:
  • Attending the Summer Experience demonstrates that you have gained skills which are highly-valued by top universities
  • Complete the assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your university applications
  • Personalised industry reference letter from fashion designers confirming what you have achieved on the programme
World-Class Universities And World-Class People:
  • Experience one of the best universities on the planet: University College London (UCL).
  • Meet talented and ambitious students from around the world who fly in for the Summer Experience, creating an invaluable lifetime network.
Design Your Own Summer Experience:

⦁    Choose from one of the following options:

1.    First Week Only (taster experience); or
2.    Two-Week Experience (the full programme); or
3.    Two-Week Premium Experience (the ultimate package with both weeks plus enhanced benefits)

You can choose either residential or non-residential. The accommodation is at UCL student halls in central London. We provide residential students with meals, guardianship and fun activities on evenings and weekends. Airport transfers are also available at checkout.

Immersive Experiences Week 1

The Model UN Experience

  • Breaking news! An international conflict has broken out. As a team, represent your country to ensure international stability, economic cooperation, trade supply lines and long standing alliances
  • Discover diplomacy: understand the role of negotiation on the international stage
  • Explore what determines a successful development intervention
  • Work in teams to urgently deal with an evolving situation and race against the clock to build an effective international development strategy
  • Receive expert feedback on your performance 
  • Take on the role as the UN Security Council to help solve an international conflict 
  • Learn about the UN’s famed cluster approach and see how nations work together in times of crisis

Becoming an Elected Official

In teams, design and run your own election campaign. See if you can build a manifesto, create a dazzling speech and win over voters!                                                                                                                                             

  • Build a manifesto for your campaign               
  • Address key issues relevant to your nation or constituents
  • Examine the many forms of political strategy and evaluate the best ways to gain an advantage
  • Manage your campaign and hone your approach to achieve electoral success
  • Discover the inside tips and tricks for navigating political speeches
  • Cultivate your power of persuasion and improve the clarity of your message as you perfect your pitch and delivery 
  • Work in your teams to canvass for deciding votes

This Summer Experience is for students aged 15-18 and you do not require any prior knowledge to attend.

The start date is the 29th July.  You can choose to attend for either ‘First Week Only’, ‘Two Weeks’ or our ‘Two Week Premium’ package. You can also choose residential or non-residential. Pricing and details are set out below.

Click “Register Now” to book your place. You can either pay in full now or reserve your place with a £950 non-refundable deposit.

London 1 week London 2-weeks London Premium
Length First week only 2-weeks full programme 2-weeks Premium
Discover international politics in a 2-Day ‘Model UN’ experience. Write a manifesto and run an election campaign. Deliver speeches and canvas for votes.
Visit a state-of-the-art newsroom and answer tough questions. Debate in the Houses of Parliament. Form a government and tackle a complex and ever changing crisis.
Private networking session with top political leaders
Industry reference letter: personalised letter from international political leaders confirming what you’ve achieved on the programme
Graduation ceremony for completion of the full programme
Assessment centre, LinkedIn profile building & CV writing workshops, psychometric profile testing
Training on how to succeed from politicians and Olympic athletes
Gala dinner on a boat with top professionals
Excursions to top London sites and premium activities including a West End theatre show
Summer Experience fee £1950 £2950 £3950
Optional fee for accommodation with meals, guardianship and evening & weekend activities included Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Optional fee for London airport transfers (return) Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Available for an additional

Choose a location below:

In Person

Available dates:

  • 29th July 2024


  • The programme is based at UCL and the surrounding University of London campus. Certain days take place in other key industry locations in London.

Accommodation location:

Please find below some of our most frequently asked questions. If you have any other questions you'll be able to find our full FAQ list here and you are also welcome to reach out to us at and we'll be happy to help!

When is the deadline for registering for an experience?
Places on our programmes are allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis so we will close registration as soon as we reach capacity, because of this we would always recommend booking as soon as possible to ensure you do not miss the opportunity to attend.
Do I get a certificate?
Upon completion of the programme you will receive a bespoke certificate to include in all of your future applications. This will help you stand out from the crowd and show your passion for your chosen career. Letters of attendance are also available upon request at
Who are your safeguarding team?
On each Summer Experience, we have safeguarding team members on-site 24/7 to promote the safeguarding and pastoral welfare of our students. Our team are security-vetted (enhanced DBS-checked) professionals who work in education full time and our team is made up of Academic Professionals / LSA, Safeguarding Officers, Nursing Professionals, and Mental Health Practitioners. Students will therefore always be able to easily contact a guardian, should they need any support.
What is included in the accommodation package?
You can choose to add our accommodation package to your booking where you will be allocated to the University of London's Garden Halls, College Hall, or International Hall. Here, you will enjoy your own private room, 3 meals a day, and 24/7 guardianship. There are also lots of communal areas such as a games room and cinema room where you will be able to socialise with other students. Our safeguarding team will also put on evening activities such as trivia night, games night, and sports evenings. You will be able to arrive at the accommodation the day before the programme starts and checkout will be the day after the programme comes to an end.
Do you offer payment plans?
Yes, payment plans are available. Click on 'Register Now', and you will see the option to either pay in full or reserve your place with a £950 non-refundable deposit. Once your deposit is paid, you will receive another email detailing the information for your second instalment. Please feel free to contact if you would like any further assistance.
Will there be any opportunities for rest days?
Rest days take place on the weekends.



There are no travel restrictions in place in order to enter the UK; you are not required to test or to provide proof of vaccination status, so you can book your programme place with confidence.



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