Application

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We are still accepting applications for 2016!!! To secure a place on one or more of our Text and Context, Creative Writing and Theatre & Performance courses, and to guarantee accommodation, we advise you to apply as early as possible.

You can register for all SUISS courses and book accommodation in Edinburgh by downloading the relevant application form. Please note that applicants are required to make a £100 deposit at the time of submitting an application form (scholarship applicants exempt). Please visit the Payment page of our website for further details on how to do this.

Application forms

Download an application form using the links below. Applications should be submitted by post or by email to Lauren Pope, Administrative Manager at suiss@ed.ac.uk. All applicants will be informed of the result of their application within one month of applying

Text & Context Application

Creative Writing Application Form

Theatre and Performance Application

*English Speaking Union applicants, please proceed to our ESU Applications page. English Speaking Union applicants follow a different application process.

Checklist

Text & Context / Theatre & Performance application requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Two reference letters, either from an academic institution or an employer familiar with your work, and who can certify your fluency in English
  • Passport-style photo
  • Supporting documents: If you are applying for a scholarship, please include a letter demonstrating why you are an excellent candidate for a scholarship
  • You should also ensure you have sufficient funds in your account to make a £100 deposit

Creative Writing application requirements

  • Completed application form
  • One reference letter, either from an academic institution or an employer familiar with your work, and who can certify your fluency in English
  • Passport-style photo
  • Supporting documents: Written sample of work: EITHER a single work of prose or drama (max. 3,000 words) or a selection of poetry (max. 50 lines)
  • If you are applying for a scholarship, please include a letter demonstrating why you are an excellent candidate for a scholarship
  • You should also ensure you have sufficient funds in your account to make a £100 deposit