UK Summer Camp 2019

Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) has signed a 3+1 progression agreement with the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) whereby FUI students can complete their first three years of undergraduate study in Computing, Business or Psychology at FUI and proceed to the University of Bedfordshire for completion of their final year, gaining one of the following UK qualifications:

  • BSc (Hons) Software Engineering
  • BA (Hons) Business Administration (Top-up)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology

The scheme allows our FUI students to have international exposure at a leading international university, along with gaining an international qualification, at an affordable cost, from the University of Bedfordshire which is duly recognized by HEC. (For more information, click here)

Summer Camp 2019

To explore this opportunity for our students, FUI, in collaboration with UoB, arranges annual summer camps at the UoB.  This year, the fifth summer camp has been scheduled to take place in August 2019 at the UoB campus.  The camp aims to ensure the multidirectional skill development of our students thereby enabling them to become global citizens. The one/two week long camp will allow our participants:

  • to firsthand experience the life in the UK,
  • to understand the demands of studies in the UK,
  • to explore opportunities for further studies and work  in an international market,
  • an opportunity for networking and public skills development,
  • to visit other universities, and places of historical interest

The summer camp in the UK will be arranged by the UoB, and all participating FUI students will be fully supervised by FUI faculty members who will accompany the students, and will be with them throughout their travel and stay in the UK.  Further, FUI and UoB will also offer necessary support in securing a visit visa to the UK.

What is Included

The total camp cost (details given below) incldues the following:

  • Return Air fare to and from UK
  • Local transport to and from airport to University of Bedfordshire
  • Boarding and Lodging
  • Breakfast on most days, Lunch one selective days, Dinner at your own.
  • Visa Fee (Plus offical support in securing Visa)
  • Training Camp Cost
  • Tours and Visits to Places of Interest (Scheduled only)
Who can Join

All current students from all departments at FURC are welcome to join the camp, as there will be opportunities for everyone to explore options for further education not only at UoB but also at other universities in London and the UK. Further, the experience itself will not only broaden your horizon, but will also offer new opportunities and venues for professional growth. Students who have completed their degree in Spring 19, and are yet to receive their degree are also eligible to apply.

Tentative Cost

The following costs, based on last year's camp, are tentative estimates and are subject to slight change to account for currency translation and inflation. 

  • Summer Camp Cost

    • One Week:  £900/- (USD 1150)  (Last year, 2018, summer camp was one week long)
  • Air Travel: PKR 116,000/- (2018 figure, subject to change by airline)
  • Visa Fee: PKR 20,000/- includes Gerry's processing and Embassy's visa Fee
  • Total: USD 1150 (Camp Cost)  + PKR 20,000 (Visa)  + PKR 120,000 (ticket)= around 3-3.5 lak.
  • Please note you may need some additional funds to cover for your days out, and shopping etc. 
Summer Camp Fee: USD 1150

The university has negotiated the camp fee down to GBP 900/- (USD 1150).  You are all required to submit the fee in US Dollars to the accounts office. This will help you save against any further currenty variation.  At current conversion rate, you are required to pay USD 1150 in FURC Accounts Office (Mr. Sohail Anjum or Mr. Asif), and receive the receipt. The deadline to pay the campfee of USD 1150 is June 25.

Visa Fee Cost:

You are not required to submit visa fee cost at this stage.  Most likely, you'll submit it yourself along with your visa application at the Gerry's office. 

Airline Ticket Cost:

Once we have everyone's passport and their camp fee (£USD 1150/-), we'll contact the university's travel agent/airline for tickets. You'll then be advised of the cost, and will be required to pay it at a fairly short notice. I'd advise that you arrange those funds as well, and keep them safe with you. We don't know the exact travel cost as yet, but, to give you an idea, last year it was PKR 114,000/- Please keep in mind current exchange rate in your valuation. 

Fee Refund:

In case your visa application is refused, you'll be refunded the camp fee of a USD1150/-.  We'll try to pay for airline ticket, after securing your visa, or at least will try for an arrangement where ticket cost will be refund in case of visa refusal.  Visa fee, that you'll submit to Gerry's office, is non-refundable, and the university has no concern with / say over that. 

How to Register:

If you are interested in joining the camp, please fill in the preliminary 

Registration Form for Summer Camp 2019 (clikc here).

After completing the form, send a whats app message to Mr. Ubaidullah Qazi on 03349500755 to confirm your registration. Once you receive the confimation email, please go ahead and pay the camp fee in account office. After you've paid the camp fee, please send a message to Mr. Qazi to add you in the UK Summer Camp Whatsapp group for speedier communication. 

For Further Information

Mr. Ubaidullah Qazi
Assistant Professor
Department of English (FURC)
Phone: 0515151437 - Ext 295
Mobile: 03349500755

Tentative Schedule





Preliminary Timeline