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Cambridge University Summer Academic Camp

Address: The Old Schools, Trinity Ln, Cambridge CB2 1TN
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description Cambridge University Summer Academic Camp

  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
  • Age of students: 16-18 years
  • Number of programs: 17 main programs + 2 optional
  • Duration: 1-2 weeks
  • Dates: July 1-7 (Global Leadership Program), July 8-21, July 22-August 4, August 5-August 18 (all other programs)
  • Language of instruction: English.

Cambridge University (Summer Academic Camp at the University of Cambridge) is a prestigious camp with quality training programs held in one of the best universities in Britain. The camp does not officially belong to Oxford or Cambridge University, does not work under the auspices of Cambridge University, but conducts academic summer programs in Cambridge buildings and contracts with teachers from these institutions. All camp instructors are current employees of the Oxford or Cambridge Universities. The summer camp is accredited by the British Council (British Accreditation Council) and is a member of the Council of British International Schools (Council of British International Schools).

The summer camp is a two-week training program for teenagers aged 16-18, giving the opportunity to study the subject at the university level. Academic studies are carefully designed and taught by experienced teachers in an optimal learning environment that stimulates academic research. In total, 17 programs are available for selection, each of which corresponds to any discipline and field of knowledge. Each week students receive 20 academic studies in mini-groups, the maximum number of which does not exceed 12 people. Education is built around the study of the fundamental foundations of the chosen discipline, and around studying modern trends, discoveries and the relationship of science with the everyday world. Thanks to the rich experience and high professionalism, the camp teachers build individual work with each student, teach them to think critically, create their own theories and open new horizons of science. Students constantly take part in debates and general discussion of issues, prove and defend their point of view. Throughout the program, teachers assess the progress of students and give recommendations on the style of work and issues that should be emphasized. At the end of the program, each participant receives a certificate, which is an official document and can be submitted upon admission to the university as part of the portfolio.

In addition to teachers, other employees of the camp are in constant contact with the students - the director, mentors and invited speakers. The director of the camp is a real professional and is ready to solve any arising question. The mentoring system involves attaching to each student a mentor from the number of university students who helps him to adapt to life in Cambridge and support in case of difficulties. Invited speakers are experts from various fields of knowledge who work with students in a live communication and exchange of views.

A carefully planned work schedule ensures that the program not only meets the academic needs of participants, but also provides a unique experience of living in the university city due to the abundance of extracurricular activities. The list of events is very extensive and includes, in particular, excursions and tours, visits to historical and cultural monuments, sports and recreational activities. During the program, students live in comfortable residences at Cambridge University and enjoy all the opportunities and benefits of campuses of his colleges.

In addition to the main programs that are variously represented in the summer camp, each student has the opportunity to attend 1-2 optional courses - classes are already included in the tuition fee, but their attendance is not mandatory, only voluntary:

1) Interview Skills Workshops (Interview Skills Workshops)

  • The course is conducted in the framework of any of the major programs
  • The student himself decides whether to pass these seminars or not.

Carefully designed and prepared seminars give students the opportunity to develop the basic skills needed to successfully formulate their points of view in interviews. Seminars focus on developing self-confidence, perseverance and professionalism necessary to address key issues that may arise during the interview. Seminars "Interview skills" are included in the cost of the program, but their attendance is not mandatory.

The cost of seminars on interview skills is included in the cost of the main program.

2) Consultations on writing a motivation letter (Personal Statement Consultations)

  • The course is conducted during any of the programs
  • Visiting is voluntary.

During the course of the basic educational course, students can attend consultations on writing a motivation letter, which is necessary for admission to universities in Britain and the world. Professional tutors learn to correctly and correctly express their interest in this or that direction of training and talk about their skills and abilities. The cost of the seminars is included in the cost of the main program, but the decision to visit them is voluntary.

The cost of advice on writing a motivation letter is included in the basic training program.

Participation in Cambridge University programs is a great opportunity to raise the level of education and skills, to get acquainted with the famous University of Cambridge, to get a unique experience of university education, to have fun and use the time of summer vacations and get friends from different countries of the world!

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Cambridge University Summer Academic Camp

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
16-18
from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

Architecture

  • Age of participants: 16-18 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
  • Maximum size of group: 12 people
  • Level of English: high
  • Number of lessons per week: 20.
  • The course is designed for those who plan to enter the university in the specialties related to architecture. Topics of the course are devoted to the most difficult issues in an understandable and accessible language; The questions considered during 2 weeks of training are ideal for those who are enthusiastic about art and science. In turn, Cambridge - a city that has preserved the architectural heritage of several eras - will be an ideal place for practical work. During the program, participants study many important issues: design, architecture history, critical thinking, blueprints and graphics, site planning and others. Each student participates in the development of a group project, at the end of the program a certificate is issued.

    Cost of the course Architecture = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
    16-18
    from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

    Biology

  • Age of participants: 16-18 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
  • Maximum size of group: 12 people
  • Level of English: high
  • Number of lessons per week: 20.
  • The study of biological sciences includes a wide variety of topics: from the cellular structure to genetics and whole ecosystems. The program is aimed at everyone who is interested in biology and plans to enter the specialties related to biological sciences. The topics are especially focused on the latest scientific achievements in the field of biology, on their interaction with other disciplines. Students consider issues at the level of A-level, IB programs and at the level of university education. Due to the small size of classes and the professionalism of teachers, each student receives a maximum of knowledge and experience. At the end of the course, students present group projects, at the end each receives a certificate.

    Cost of the course Biology (Biology) = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
    16-18
    from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

    Chemistry

  • Age of participants: 16-18 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
  • Maximum size of group: 12 people
  • Level of English: high
  • Number of lessons per week: 20.
  • The course of chemistry is aimed at studying the most advanced topics and developments, as well as on consolidating knowledge and preparing for university education. The course not only provides a good theoretical basis, but teaches students how important discipline is to improve understanding of nature and improve the quality of human life and the environment. The main attention in the curriculum is given to the basic principles of atomic and molecular structures, chemical bonds, thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, acid-base and redox equilibrium and catalysis. To highlight the links between chemistry and various fields of biology, physics and technology, the course will examine theories and concepts in the context of real applications and future technologies. Students take part in group research projects and receive a certificate of participation.

    The cost of the course Chemistry (Chemistry) = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
    16-18
    from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

    Computer Science

  • Age of participants: 16-18 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
  • Maximum size of group: 12 people
  • Level of English: high
  • Number of lessons per week: 20.
  • The course presents key concepts and tools underlying modern computer science, giving participants theoretical and practical knowledge and developing the research skills necessary for success in an exciting, rapidly developing discipline. The program includes:

  • The study of the theory of different programming languages, including their respective advantages, disadvantages, the application of these languages
  • The latest innovations in the field of software development
  • Artificial intelligence and future opportunities in this field
  • Computational Theory
  • Mathematical, engineering and linguistic concepts.

  • Students actively engaged in practical development and work with the latest software, each participant receives a certificate.

    The cost of the course Computer Science = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
    16-18
    from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

    Creative Writing

    • Age of participants: 16-18 years
    • Duration: 2 weeks
    • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
    • Maximum size of group: 12 people
    • Level of English: high
    • Number of lessons per week: 20.

    The course is designed for those who want to hone the skills of creative writing and the ability to express their thoughts in a beautiful, correct artistic form. Special classes are conducted to expand the vocabulary, develop skills of creative narrative in prose and verse. Participants in the process of training are working on writing their own novella and receive a certificate.

    The cost of the course Creative Writing = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
    16-18
    from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

    Economics and Management

  • Age of participants: 16-18 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
  • Maximum size of group: 12 people
  • Level of English: high
  • Number of lessons per week: 20.
  • The course focuses on the study of theories, economic models and analysis of current events, risks and challenges of our time. The key concepts of financial and general management are examined, students create their own models of economic organization and business building. Students in the course of the program prepare group projects and receive firm certificates at the end of the program.

    Course price Economics and Management = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
    16-18
    from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

    Engineering

  • Age of participants: 16-18 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
  • Maximum size of group: 12 people
  • Level of English: high
  • Number of lessons per week: 20.
  • The course consists of three large blocks designed to address all current problems and challenges in the field of engineering knowledge. The section "Civil Engineering" provides both a practical and theoretical understanding of the structure and structures: bridges, high-rise buildings, dams and reservoirs, power stations, ports and transport systems. The section "Engineering for life sciences" reveals the main problems that future generations must overcome in such areas as: energy, sustainability, water availability and waste management (the section also includes studying components of modern and future energy processing). The last section - "Mechanical Engineering" - allows you to focus on the application of scientific knowledge to solve problems and design machines. Students work on a group project and receive a certificate.

    Cost of the course Engineering = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
    16-18
    from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

    English Literature

  • Age of participants: 16-18 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
  • Maximum size of group: 12 people
  • Level of English: high
  • Number of lessons per week: 20.
  • The course provides fundamental knowledge and skills in the field of literature analysis and all its aspects. The training program prepares students for admission to the best universities of the country and the world for specialties related to this subject. At the end of the program, all students receive a certificate.

    Course fee English literature (English Literature) = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
    16-18
    from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

    History

  • Age of participants: 16-18 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
  • Maximum size of group: 12 people
  • Level of English: high
  • Number of lessons per week: 20.
  • The course is focused on studying the key problems of history facing modern scholars, especially on theoretical problems of historical knowledge. Some periods of the history of Britain and Britain, the history of the Second World War, events of the recent past, such as the "Arab Spring", are detailed in detail, and special classes are conducted on late medieval and early modern princely courts. Participants conduct research on the selected historical issue and present the final essay. All participants receive a certificate.

    Course fee History = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
    16-18
    from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

    International Relations

  • Age of participants: 16-18 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
  • Maximum size of group: 12 people
  • Level of English: high
  • Number of lessons per week: 20.
  • The course provides the theoretical basis of modern international relations and political science and considers key issues related to the policy that constantly shapes the modern world. Analyzing neo-realistic, neoliberal, constructivist and post-structuralist approaches, students reveal the diversity of relations between states: this unique approach gives students special skills necessary for studying international relations or related disciplines at the bachelor's level. Topics covered include:

  • Theories of International Relations
  • The European Union as an International Actor
  • The external dimension of the EU migration policy
  • UN, regional organizations and global order
  • Collective identities in a global context
  • Development of China and its place in the modern world
  • Asian economies
  • African countries: modernity and future.

  • Students take part in group projects, the results of which are presented at the end of the training, each student receives a certificate.

    The cost of the course International Relations = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
    16-18
    from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

    Law (Law)

  • Age of participants: 16-18 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
  • Maximum size of group: 12 people
  • Level of English: high
  • Number of lessons per week: 20.
  • The course is aimed at those participants who wish to begin studying the law at the university level and adapt to the future learning process. The course provides an understanding of the theoretical foundations of the main areas of law, including criminal, international and corporate law, and also examines interesting precedents and analyzes changes in each of the areas of law. The course focuses on the development of specific skills necessary for successful study and career in this field. Also during the program, the LNAT (National Admissions Test for Law) seminars are conducted, a standardized test that is designed to test the skills of applicants entering British law schools. Preparation for the test is an important advantage for the students of the summer school. All students receive a certificate of participation.

    Course price Law (Law) = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
    16-18
    from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

    Mathematics

  • Age of participants: 16-18 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
  • Maximum size of group: 12 people
  • Level of English: high
  • Number of lessons per week: 20.
  • The course develops and supplements the existing level of mathematical skills among participants. All participants in the program must have a sufficiently high level of skills and before the course starts they receive special preparatory material in order to keep abreast of the issues being studied. The list of topics of the course includes:

  • Calculus. Topics from the school course and extended differentiation of functions involving many explicit and implicit variables
  • Analysis. Topics: theoretical study of mathematics, axioms, mathematical proofs, skills of constructing strong arguments
  • Integration. Topics: integration and practical application
  • Statistics. Themes: statistical methods and real examples
  • Mathematical financing. Themes: mathematical accounting and financial derivatives demonstrating the applicability of mathematical concepts and methods to the real world
  • Philosophy of mathematics. Topics: the main events in mathematics and the philosophical influence that they have on various topics, mathematics and philosophy in their interpenetration.

  • As a result of training, students significantly increase their level of skills and receive a certificate of completion of the course.

    The cost of the course Mathematics = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
    16-18
    from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

    Medicine

  • Age of participants: 16-18 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
  • Maximum size of group: 12 people
  • Level of English: high
  • Number of lessons per week: 20.
  • The course gives students an understanding of how the learning process will be structured if they are enrolled in bachelor's programs in medical specialties. Students gain a deeper understanding of some of the most important aspects of medical science and are acquainted with key achievements and new research within the discipline. Topics of the course are centered around medical biology and anatomy, ethics and philosophy. In addition, students of the biological field can attend BMAT (BioMedical Admissions Test) seminars, a test that can be used as an entrance exam for candidates for courses in medicine, veterinary medicine, biomedical science and dentistry and is considered in some universities. Also conducted training sessions for the UKCAT (UK Clinical Aptitude Test) - an examination of the British Association of Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. In general, the courses in medicine allow students in a short time to expand their skills and knowledge and prepare for university studies. All participants receive certificates.

    Cost of the course Medicine = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
    16-18
    from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

    Physics

  • Age of participants: 16-18 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
  • Maximum size of group: 12 people
  • Level of English: high
  • Number of lessons per week: 20.
  • The course of physics is based on the study of the main topics and questions of physical knowledge, especially its modern theories and the latest developments in this field and related disciplines. Actively researched the application of physics in everyday life and its role in the development and production of ordinary things: medical devices, X-rays and ultrasound, satellite signals, mobile phones, the Internet. Topics covered include questions from electronics, geophysics, mechanics, relativity, thermodynamics and other topics. All students take part in the creation of group projects, upon completion of training a certificate is issued. To participate in this course it is necessary to have a high level of preparation in physics and to get acquainted first with materials that are sent to applicants who have confirmed their desire to take this course.

    Course price Physics = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
    16-18
    from 5 595 £ / 2 weeks

    Philosophy

  • Age of participants: 16-18 years
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Dates: 8-21 July, 22 July-4 August, 5 August-18 August.
  • Maximum size of group: 12 people
  • Level of English: high
  • Number of lessons per week: 20.
  • The course introduces students to the world of analytical philosophy, giving an idea of ​​four main sections: logic, metaphysics, epistemology and ethics. Teachers build the learning process in such a way that adolescents learn to solve fundamental philosophical issues - encourage discussions and exchange ideas with other students. By the end of the course, participants acquire important and useful skills in thinking, argumentation and communication, perfectly know the main arguments and concepts of modern analytical philosophy. Each student receives a certificate.

    Course fee Philosophy = 5295 £ / 2 weeks.

    Accommodation and food

    Participants of the summer school for the entire period of study are located in the residences of the central university colleges of Cambridge:

    • Christopher College
    • King's College
    • Queens College
    • St. Catherine's College
    • Sydney College of Sussex.


    All colleges are located in the heart of the university city of Cambridge and have well-equipped and comfortable residences. Characteristics of accommodation include:

    • Fully equipped rooms
    • Separate bedrooms (bed, table, chairs, wardrobes for clothes and clothes)
    • Private bathrooms or bathrooms for several people
    • Common living rooms and kitchens
    • Rest rooms and leisure facilities
    • Assistance and support from camp staff 24 hours a day
    • Internet and TV
    • Security systems.


    All participants of the program are provided with two meals a day and can choose dishes and type of cuisine. The camp guarantees its students healthy and quality food exclusively with fresh products.

    The cost of accommodation and meals is included in the total cost of the course - to clarify any questions you can contact our specialists.

    Events Cambridge University Summer Academic Camp

    During the summer camp, students receive not only classes in the chosen subject, but also a rich cultural and entertainment program. The camp staff tries to make the students' leisure as interesting and exciting as possible! Each course includes compulsory excursions and activities, including the following:

    • Visiting the famous chapel of the Royal College and university colleges
    • Tour of the River Kam
    • Croquet tournament
    • Official dinner in the famous medieval banquet halls of Cambridge
    • Discussion seminars and conversations, where students can develop their oratory skills
    • Dear invited speakers with fascinating, interesting lectures and speeches
    • Visiting Cambridge events - for example, Cambridge Shakespeare Festival
    • Private study sessions for students
    • 2 excursions by bus, including a trip to Oxford.


    Through a busy life, students are introduced to university and city life in Cambridge, learn a lot of new things and get friends from all over the world.

    Advantages

    • Summer camp is held at the Cambridge colleges
    • All camp instructors are employees of Oxford or Cambridge
    • Carefully designed programs, teaching and lecture materials
    • 17 programs in various disciplines
    • Effective preparation for university life
    • Learning style - Oxbridge: the opportunity to effectively prepare for learning and living in a real high-level university
    • Mentoring system and access to university support materials
    • 40 academic hours (20 lessons per week)
    • It is accredited by the British Council (British Accreditation Council)
    • He is a member of the Council of British International Schools (Council of British International Schools)
    • Small class size: up to 12 people maximum
    • Participants from all over the world
    • Accommodation and meals at Cambridge residences
    • A rich cultural and entertainment program
    • Written assessments and certificates of participation, which can be used as part of the portfolio upon admission.

    Equipment Cambridge University Summer Academic Camp

    Students of the summer camp are engaged on the basis of several colleges of the University of Cambridge:

    • Christopher College
    • King's College
    • Queens College
    • St. Catherine's College
    • Sydney College of Sussex.


    All these colleges have a huge volume, an excellent material and technical base and are equipped to the very best modern standards. Among the huge number of advantages of Cambridge colleges, students in particular enjoy the following opportunities:

    • Audiences for classes, equipped to the best standards
    • Scientific centers and laboratories
    • Computer centers
    • Libraries
    • Parks and natural recreation areas
    • Sports centers and grounds
    • Medical centers
    • Beautiful old buildings.


    All the buildings and structures that use the summer camp are Cambridge buildings and are constantly maintained in the best technical condition. The classrooms are spacious and bright, have cleaning and air conditioning systems, laboratories and scientific centers have the best equipment of their kind. The level of Cambridge equipage gives participants of the summer camp a great advantage - both in the curriculum, and in quality and standard of living.

    Term dates and fees

    Dates of the program:

    1. Dates for the Global Leadership Course: July 1-7

    2. All other courses are held during three sessions (you can choose any):

    • Session 1: July 8-21
    • Session 2: July 22-August 4
    • Session 3: August 5 to August 18.


    The cost of training is (with accommodation and meals):

    • Global Leadership Course = £ 3495 / week
    • All other courses = 5295 £ / 2 weeks
    • Seminars on interviewing skills and writing a motivation letter are included in the cost of basic courses.

    Extra fees:

    • Transfer (return)
    • Visa fees
    • Study materials
    • Medical insurance
    • Flight tickets

    Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

    1. Age: 16-18 years old

    2. Level of English: high

    3. Skills and knowledge level:

    • For the participants of the courses "Engineering", "Mathematics" and "Physics", a high level of general training in these disciplines is necessary and a preliminary acquaintance with the list of topics
    • For participants of all other courses: school-wide level of preparation.


    4. Obligatory observance of all the rules of the summer school (attending classes, performing tasks, observing the rules of behavior) - the discipline in the camp is quite strict

    If you have any questions, you can contact our specialists.

    Scholarships Cambridge University Summer Academic Camp

    Summer school under certain conditions can provide its students with scholarships for training. Scholarship programs are mainly designed for participants from countries eligible for assistance. Participants can receive economic support from Children International, a non-profit sponsorship organization for children. For all questions regarding scholarships, you can contact our specialists.

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    - there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
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    - some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
    - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
    - for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

    - recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
    - the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
    - for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
    - for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
    - MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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