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Information for parents

Arrival & Departure

On campus pre-university programmes begin on Monday 4th July and 18th of July. The programme will be begin for residential students at 2pm (BST) and activities on the day will start at the student accommodation in Stamford Street near our Waterloo campus. Check-in to the accommodation will be available from 10am (BST) on the day. The programme will begin for non-residential students at 12pm (BST) and will start at our Waterloo campus. All students will receive more information on the first day's schedule in June.

The final day of the pre-university programmes is Friday 15th and 29th of July. There are events scheduled on this day and all students should expect to finish the course at 12.30pm (BST). Residential students should make travel arrangements with this in mind. 


Full-time staff members from Summer Programmes will be available to help with any issues that students may encounter while studying on our Pre-University Summer School in London. Students can contact the Summer Team via email or by phone on +44(0)20 7848 1533 prior to the course. During the course, Summer Programmes will have office on our Waterloo and Strand campuses.

Academic sessions will be led by King's Faculty and Summer Society events will be run by King's Ambassadors or the Summer Team. Our Summer School ambassadors are current King's students who have been carefully selected to help students make the most of the programme and learn more about Life at King's.

Code of Conduct 

To ensure the safety and well-being of everyone on the programme, all students are required to sign and adhere to our student code of conduct. This outlines the programme rules and regulations, expected behaviour and conduct towards fellow students and staff members.

If the code of conduct is broken, parents will be informed and the student may be removed from the programme. Please refer to our Parent/Guardian Information Document for full details (see important documents section).  

Welfare, advice and counselling 

The first point of contact for welfare issues will be the Summer Progammes team.

King's also has a dedicated and trained team of welfare, counselling and support staff who are available for students during the programme. This team can provide impartial and confidential support to the students if needed, whether this is for general support, advice or any particular issues that arise during the Summer School. Find out more on our  Student Services webpage

As a condition of offer, it is a requirement for parents or guardians to complete the Agreement to Study Form. The relevant form link will be sent via the Admissions Portal but is also accessible here: 

Welcome to King's

We are exited to welcome your child on our programmes and we have put together a programme to help them develop academically and personally. Our central London campus is a great location for teaching and students taking advantage of the residential programme will be based a short walk from the lecture and seminar rooms on our Waterloo campus.

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