University Destinations

The most exciting

We take great pride in the fact that every year our students are accepted into the very best and most exciting universities in the world. Over the years, our students have been accepted into some 1,050 universities in 53 different countries across the globe, and we’re pleased to note that that includes 66 of world’s top 100 universities.

Summer Schools in St Andrews, Cambridge & Yale

ISSOS offers award-winning summer schools in Scotland, England and the USA for students aged 13 - 18, from all over the world.

Our three-week all-inclusive summer school experience offers high school students from all over the world the opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the historic university towns of St Andrews, Cambridge and Yale. With places from any one nationality limited to 10% and native and non-native English speakers mixed at all times, we guarantee our students a truly international experience of a lifetime.


All students select one Academic and one Elective to focus on for the 3-weeks and will join in with our exciting evening activities programme and cultural day trips.

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The Value of
Summer Programmes

At GEMS for Life, we see value in offering students a taste of university life even before they’ve chosen their study destination.

We work with the best institutions to tailor customised summer, winter and spring break programmes exclusively for our students. As a result, students gain a better understanding of real campus learning environments, along with first-hand experience of the academic teaching methods they can expect, not to mention getting a flavor of their favourite subject before they’ve even applied.

View the carousel below for details of specially discounted offers exclusively available to our students:

  • InvestIN Education

    Life-changing, immersive career-experience programmes for ages 12-18 in over 28 different industries. Choose your career, maximise your potential in London, UK or Live Online.

  • Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS)

    GEMS Education is pleased to announce a fantastic educational opportunity for 14-18 year old GEMS students this spring, provided by University of Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS)

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