Attendees will choose one academic subject to study in depth and have the opportunity to take advantage of our many extra-curricular activities. Historical tours around Cambridge, punting on the river, tickets to a Shakespeare performance and debating co
- Cambridge, United Kingdom
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Program Description:
- The Cambridge Summer School is a university prepartory course which gives attendees a taste of life as a Cambridge student while preparing them for University entry. Attendees will meet and learn from Cambridge academics that have taught Cambridge undergraduates. The course is short (1 week) but intense with a full timetable. The academic sessions are designed to encourage open discussion and thought provoking debate.
Through a combination of skill development, academic supervisions and team building activites our students leave with the best possible start to any University program.
There is the option to choose an extended course where students take a cultural tour of England, visiting Ely, Oxford, Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, London and a theme park.
Attendees will choose one academic subject to study in depth and have the opportunity to take advantage of our many extra-curricular activities. Historical tours around Cambridge, punting on the river, tickets to a Shakespeare performance and debating coaching at the famous Cambridge Union Society are all included in the price. Our academic options: - Ancient Civilizations - Biological Science - Economics - Engineering - English Literature - British History - Law - Mathematics - Politics and Government - Physical Science - Philosophy - Psychology Extra curricular activities include: - Career workshops - UN Conflict Resolution writing session - Charcoal Drawing - Securing a Corporate Job - Journalism in Print - Sports Activities (such as rowing on the River Cam)
What is included: - Breakfast, lunch and dinner. - Refreshments and snacks throughout the day. - A Formal Hall. Formal halls are a great Oxbridge tradition; a three course meal in a Harry Potter style dining hall. - Tickets to a Shakespeare Performance - Punting on the River Cam - Historical Tour of Cambridge with expert tour guide - All teaching and training - Entrance fees What is NOT included: - Travel to Cambridge (Airport transfers can be purchased for an extra fee) - Visa Costs - Medical Insurance
- Setting Description:
- Cambridge is a truly wonderful town, one of the most picturesque in the UK (or indeed the World). Students will be hosted in University of Cambridge college accommodation. Each student will get their own private bedroom with bedding and towels. The site is very safe and secure with 24 hour porters and staff at hand at all times. Males and females will have bedrooms on separate floors. We include all meals in the program and cater for all dietary requirements. Meals, except when out on an excursion, will be taken on campus with the school staff; this means that meal times become valuable hours where students can talk to academics about their field of interest and career aspirations.
- The program costs £1950; the Extended Course, where students take a four day tour of Britain, is an additional £750.