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University College Summer Camp

Address: Oxford OX1 4BH, United Kingdom
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Description University College Summer Camp

  • Founded: 1249
  • Location: Oxford, UK
  • Students age: 19 to 25 years old
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of study: residence, full board.

University College is one of the colleges of Oxford University: it is considered the oldest since it was founded in 1249. Initially, its territory was where Brasenoz College is currently located, and since 1332 the college moved to its famous place on High Street, where it is still located. 

The College has an impressive history of work in the teaching field and an extensive list of graduates to be proud of: these are truly outstanding people from Bill Clinton to Steve Hawking, Prime Minister of Labor Clement Attlee and author of the books The Chronicles of Narnia, K. S. Lewis.

The prestigious college-based summer school is accredited by the British Council and the British Accreditation Council. Over the years, graduates received such good preparation that they could then easily enter prestigious British educational institutions.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University College Summer Camp

Program name
05.07.2020 -18.07.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

International Medical Research and Practice (Level 2: Practitioner)

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 5-18
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

A two-week medical education program for those who are already in the profession and want to improve their skills. The course of medical research and practice will give students the opportunity to work with advanced materials in laboratories on the basis of one of the world's leading universities. The training will increase students' confidence in making diagnoses, determining a treatment plan and other interactions with the patient.

In an area such as medicine, interpersonal skills are very important, which, in integration with critical thinking and medical knowledge, will make you a first-class doctor. The program is aimed at those who already have an associate's degree.

Topics covered in the course:

  • Anatomy of the main systems of the body: cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous
  • Signs of diseases affecting the vital system, the study of the most common diseases
  • Basic principles of pharmacology
  • Formation of a treatment plan
  • Health issues in a global context.
05.07.2020 -18.07.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

Design Thinking and Creative Problem Solving

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 5-18
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

Design thinking and creative problem-solving: an interactive course lasting 2 weeks will provide its students with an ideal basis for realizing personal goals and ambitions. On the course, young people will be taught to work with projects on the microcycle system, that is, to solve problems taking into account different stages:

  • Understanding of the task
  • Observation
  • Point of view
  • Result visualization
  • Prototype creation
  • Test task
  • Thinking and conclusions.

Theoretical lessons and practical seminars on design thinking and creative problem solving will allow students to understand how to do it if they don’t realize their big ideas: they can already test the mini version of their idea and take into account the nuances that do not work.

05.07.2020 -18.07.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

Public Speaking for the Modern World and Workplace

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 5-18
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

The summer course will allow everyone to hone their skills in public speaking and speaking. During the training on the program, students will learn how to plan performances, form and apply convincing arguments during public speaking.

The course provides an enabling environment in order to develop all the basic skills of a successful speaker: confidence, structured speech, eloquence in public. Students will learn how to research, deliver and defend speech in front of the public - first, in front of fellow students.

Skills acquired during the training on the program, and questions addressed:

  • What makes the speaker interesting to the audience
  • How to control your nerves before a performance
  • Classical voice training: the importance of language, style, tone of voice and body language
  • Speech types and appropriateness
  • Speaking to fellow students, participating in discussions
  • How to make speech convincing and informative.

Politics and International Relations: a Global Perspective

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 5-18
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

This educational course combines the study of politics and international relations with leadership. To obtain the necessary skills, students of the course take part in debates, do written assignments, listen to lectures, and study international problems of a global level.

The course participants will deal with such concepts as state institutions, regime change or its stability, strengthening international security, and the fight against terrorism - these and other important issues students will analyze on the program. The course provides students with theoretical and methodological tools in conjunction with academic skills, which will teach them to competently interact with the political sector.

Basic concepts and topics of study:

  • State building issues
  • War features: traditional and modern features
  • The study of various political regimes, positive and negative aspects
  • The study of terrorism in modern society
  • Familiarity with the mechanisms of international trade and the monetary system
  • International Development Assistance
  • Participation in the role-playing game “Summit of the Big Twenty” on topical world issues.
05.07.2020 -18.07.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

Psychological and Behavioural Science

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 5-18
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

A two-week educational program dedicated to the study of various fields in psychology. The course will introduce students to the theoretical basis of the main psychological disciplines. The subjects studied on the course include developmental psychology, pathological psychology, cognitive, personality types, interpretation of human behavior, and so on.

Such study topics have been selected and developed specifically so that the students of the course can see how wide the spectrum of psychology is in the real world. Students will receive several research scenarios, based on which they can develop their own research.

In the course, students will deal with the following issues:

  • The study of relevant theories of psychology
  • Studying various research methods and fixing the findings
  • Visiting Betlema Psychiatric Hospital and Freud Museum in London
  • Immersion in career opportunities when working in the field of psychology
  • Find out the importance of following ethical procedures properly.
05.07.2020 -18.07.2020
from 5 495 £ / 2 weeks

iOS App Programming and Web Development

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 5-18
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

An educational program in which students will gain skills in creating applications on the iOS system and web programming. This is a fun and dynamic programming course for students and undergraduates who want to create smartphone apps and websites.

The skills acquired on the course will give students the opportunity to apply them to build a successful career or will start work on their own project. The knowledge that is offered on the course will be useful even if young people do not plan to pursue a technical career - the skills will also be useful for a wide range of other professions.

At the end of the programming course, participants will have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Learn the basics of Xcode, Core iOS, and CocoaTouch
  • Programming your own application to perform a specific set of functions
  • Testing and optimization of your application in order to make it as convenient as possible for use
  • Learning the basics of HTML and CSS for sites
  • Create your own website.
05.07.2020 -18.07.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

International Law in the 21st Century

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 5-18
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

The educational program is devoted to the study of international law - here students will get acquainted with key topics of the sphere and legal systems. The program begins with the philosophical foundations of law for a better understanding of the origin of laws and the formation of right thinking. Then the course program will already be devoted to the main theories of international law.

The course gives a deep understanding of the key principles of law, provides training in discussing complex and often contentious issues, the ability to conduct a discussion with respect - the last skill is especially important not only for studying at the university, but also in the workplace. Since the entire legislative sphere requires accurate communication, the main goal of the course is to give students this skill in 2 weeks.

By the end of the course, students will have:

  • Skill of discussion of complex and controversial topics
  • Visit to the International Arbitration Court in London
  • Studying the principles and systems of law
  • Understanding of the philosophy and sources of law.
05.07.2020 -18.07.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

International Medical Research and Practice

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 5-18
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

Such a two-week program is devoted to the study of modern medical research and the acquisition of practical knowledge in this area. The program participant will explore different areas of medical science in the laboratories and classrooms of one of the leading world-class research institutes. On the course of young people, an anatomy study is waiting for, including the basic systems of the body's vital functions: cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous.

The program provides a theoretical basis and has a strong practical orientation - students learn to examine patients, make an anamnesis, interpret scans and blood tests, and diagnose. One of the required sections for study will be pharmacology.

Study questions:

  • The role of clinical trials and research in informing evidence-based medicine
  • Deeper understanding of the heart and anatomy of major organs
  • The study of the nervous system, in particular disorders such as Parkinson's disease
  • Global Health Research
  • The logical relationship between research and practice.
05.07.2020 -18.07.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

General English for the Modern World and Workplace

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 5-18
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

A summer general English course will allow students to literally advance in 2 weeks in learning the main aspects of the English language: oral speech, writing, listening and reading. In addition, in the course, students will be able to expand their vocabulary and improve knowledge of grammatical foundations.

In the classroom, students will receive communication practice in a comfortable environment and interactive environment. Participants will be able to improve their conversational English in both academic and professional contexts.

By the end of the program, young people will receive the following skills:

  • Learning a lot of idioms in English
  • Learning different styles of English, using options for different situations
  • Practicing different situations from real life for language practice
  • Improving colloquial, academic, professional skills of the English language.
05.07.2020 -18.07.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

Professional development skills

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 5-18
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

The educational program will help everyone to improve professional interaction skills - effectiveness and ability to influence. The course will teach young people to think creatively and develop their skills in a diverse environment. Classes include both the theoretical part and practical seminars - at least 15 hours of teaching load per week.

Students will receive tools and methods from teachers to help them improve their personal effectiveness. Classes are aimed at helping students develop their ability to successfully cope with various situations at work and interact with people on various issues.

The course program includes consideration of the following topics and issues:

  • Studying your professional abilities, strengths and weaknesses
  • How to use professional skills in different contexts
  • Develop an action plan to create your own brand
  • The ability to hold meetings is easy and productive
  • Acquisition of skills of dynamic interpersonal communication in order to be able to listen, hear and ask the right questions
  • Improve personal productivity with personal coaching
  • To polish your professional thinking.
05.07.2020 -18.07.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

Developments in Global Engineering

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 5-18
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

The course is dedicated to the study of modern engineering and mechanical engineering. Students will become familiar with the use of artificial intelligence, machine learning for the design and creation of technologies, changing demand for engineering and other issues. On the course, students will have the opportunity to work with advanced materials of the direction under the guidance of teachers with relevant experience.

When assessing the work of students, both individual work and team classification will be taken into account - young people will be asked to make an engineering design project based on the Smart City 1.0 concept.

Sections and topics studied on the course:

  • Calculus, set theory and statistics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Architectural design
  • Sustainability: understanding the global supply chain.

Accommodation, housing and food

For the residence of students at the college, a student residence is allocated, where comfortable rooms for 1-2 people are available. Most rooms have a separate bathroom, but not all, so there is a shower and toilet on the floor. Boys and girls are housed separately from each other. Catering for participants of the summer school is also organized on the territory of the college - in the dining room of the residence.

Events University College Summer Camp

The educational program of the University College summer school includes, in addition to the academic part, a leisure cultural and entertainment program: for students, college-based entertainment events, sightseeing trips to Oxford and other British cities and attractions are held.

Equipment University College Summer Camp

The campus of the University College has modern facilities and equipment, despite its many years of history and ancient buildings. For students there are available comfortable classrooms, laboratories, common areas for recreation, outdoor sports grounds.

Like all Oxford colleges, University College is well guarded - there are round-the-clock surveillance cameras and security on site, so students here will be comfortable and safe.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Programs at University College are held from July 5 to 18, the duration of one curriculum is 2 weeks.

The course price includes:

  • Curriculum from 15 hours a week
  • Food and accommodation
  • Cultural and entertainment program (events and excursions)
  • Certificate of completion.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Students from different countries who meet the following requirements can become participants in educational programs at University College

  • Age from 16 to 25 years
  • English proficiency (not lower than intermediate level B1)
  • Following the class schedule, meals, participation in social events and excursions.

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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)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- 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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