Our storytelling programme:
This new International Summer School capitalises on Northern Ireland’s long established culture of storytelling and its significant, diverse contributions to creative industries around the world. Our communities have produced storytellers of international acclaim from the Nobel Prizewinning poet Seamus Heaney and the novelist C.S Lewis to Lisa McGee, the writer of Channel 4’s hit TV series ‘Derry Girls’.
The contemporary creative landscape is vibrant environment for aspiring writers, producers and performers too with emerging voices given a place to thrive and experiment at Queen’s University, which houses the Seamus Heaney Centre, The Sonic Arts Research Laboratory, Brian Friel Theatre and Queen’s Film Theatre.
- An opportunity to discover how education can drive change through world class teaching- lectures, panel discussions and seminars
- Optional credit-bearing programme at Year 2 undergraduate equivalent, following assessment. A student successfully completing one of our Summer Schools following essay assessment will be awarded 20 CATS points, worth a recommended 5 -6 US credits
- Guaranteed accommodation on campus for 27 nights
- A social programme including welcome reception, film nights, social events and ‘Ceilidh’ Night – traditional Irish music and dancing
- Opportunity to explore Northern Ireland with cultural and historical field trips. Students will have the opportunity to see their learning in action with a range of field trips across Northern Ireland to sites of cultural and historical importance.