University of Sydney Summer School
Description of University of Sydney Summer School
- Location: Sydney, Australia,
- Students age: 13-18 years,
- Language of instruction: English.
The University of Sydney Summer School is an opportunity for students from all over the world to feel part of the student fraternity of the University of Sydney, deepen their knowledge on the chosen topic and subjects, meet like-minded people from different countries and just spend time with great pleasure!
Academic Insights is a seasonal program that will allow students to study subjects at a level equivalent to the 1st year of undergraduate studies. This is the most expert education with a serious academic base and an emphasis on the practical application of knowledge, with smooth adaptation (introductory classes) and a carefully developed cycle of topics.
For example, in 2023, 97% of students completed the seasonal course with "excellent" grades, successfully presenting personal projects to Oxbridge teachers.
Purposeful, educated, inquisitive students study here who want to define their academic path more clearly, study subjects and disciplines of interest as deeply as possible, and improve their skills based on the requirements of their future career.
Approximate schedule of the day of students:
- 9:00-11:00 – morning classes,
- 11:30-13:00 – snack, lunch, trip to the campuses of local colleges,
- 11:30-15:30 – afternoon classes,
- 16:00-17:00 – rest: a walk around the city, sports games, rallying or team building games, master classes, a trip to an amusement park, mini-Olympic Games,
- 17:30-18:30 – dinner: on campus or in the restaurants of the city, barbecue,
- 19:00-20:30 – evening program of events and entertainment: walks around the city, film screenings (in the cinema hall or in the open air), intellectual casinos, quizzes, talent shows,
- 21:00 – return to campus and end the day.
Programs and prices, tuition fees in University of Sydney Summer School
Accommodation, meals, prices
All participants in seasonal courses are accommodated in the residences of the University of Sydney, in St. Paul’s
College. They are offered cozy private rooms, in the public access there are living rooms for relaxation, communication, self-study, joint events. Boys and girls live separately. The whole area has access to WiFi.
Activities University of Sydney Summer School
Students in their free hours love to go to explore Sydney, one of the most vibrant and unique cities in the world. Walks to the legendary Sydney Opera House, relaxing on Bondi Beach, visiting Sydney Harbor are organized. At the end of the course, everyone will have a festive graduation party with the presentation of personal certificates.
- Most of the teachers and staff of the summer school come from the UK, from Oxbridge, which guarantees the highest level of teaching,
- Living and studying on the territory of the University of Sydney is comfortable, safe, inspiring,
- 35 hours of education for 10 days - the optimal intensity for an excellent result,
- In a class of up to 10 people,
- There is a possibility of individual lessons and consultations with Oxford teachers,
- Interactive workshops,
- An exciting extracurricular program that will introduce you to vibrant Sydney,
- Personal certificate for each participant + feedback from the teacher,
- Collected academic portfolio at the end of the course.
Graduates of summer courses wishing to continue their education at the University of Sydney in undergraduate courses will be able to learn about the requirements of the admissions committee, academic expectations from applicants, clarify the enrollment procedure and the set of required documents.
The summer school is accredited by The BAC, received The Queen's Award for Enterprise (the most prestigious business award in the UK), and was shortlisted for the British Youth Travel Awards.
Admission dates and extra charges
The cost of the program already includes:
- The course, including expert lectures and master classes,
- Accommodation and meals,
- Full-day tour of Sydney,
- Extracurricular program - activities, entertainment, sports, trips and walks,
- Memorable photos and a personal certificate at the end of the course, a personal report from the teacher with recommendations for further education,
- Branded folder for papers, notebook, pen and other stationery,
- Free use of all infrastructure and equipment on campus, teaching materials and manuals.
Entry requirements, how to apply, what is required to enrol
The summer school is open to anyone aged 13-18 who can confirm the level of English from B2.
Scholarships University of Sydney Summer School
The University of Sydney Summer School provides discounts for early booking - check with your manager for details.
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Recommendations on when to apply
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| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- 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 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.