Designing tomorrow 3

About the provider: "Premium" - Top pre-college experience creator, accredited by BAC, British Council, has won The Queen's Award for Enterprise

age icon 16-18 years old

time icon 2 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 18

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Embark on a journey into the future with "Designing Tomorrow: Engineering & Technology," a cutting-edge course crafted for the innovators of the next generation!

  • Dive into a comprehensive foundation that spans critical engineering principles, setting the stage for a world fueled by alternative energy and advanced robotics.
  • Experience firsthand the thrill of problem-solving and creative thinking as you navigate through a plethora of engineering disciplines and technology applications.
  • Get ready to be inspired by site visits to pioneering technology firms and insights from industry futurists, all while carving out your own niche in the ever-evolving landscape of engineering and technology.

This program is provided by a leading independent provider of summer schools in the UK, on the campus of the UC Berkeley.


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Location

Join summer on UC Berkeley campus, where students immerse themselves in the full university experience!

  • Live and learn on a campus celebrated for academic excellence, right next to the cultural hub of San Francisco.

  • For students aged 15-18, it’s a chance to walk in the footsteps of notable scholars and partake in the vibrant life of the world's top public university in the stunning Bay Area.

What's Included

  • Stay residential at UC Berkeley’s esteemed campus

  • Expert-led inspirational courses

  • Global student body with 170+ nationalities since 2004

  • All-inclusive package: accommodation, meals, tuition, and cultural activities

  • Official graduation, report cards, and certificate presentation

  • Small class sizes with a maximum of 15 students per class

  • 17.5 hours of weekly tuition

  • Engaging and inspirational cultural programs

Activities

  • Yoga
  • Photography Challenge
  • Sports
  • Ping Pong
  • Talent Showcase
  • Well-being and mental health talk

Accommodations

  • Accommodation on residential at UC Berkeley’s esteemed campus

  • Variety of single and twin bedrooms

  • Mix of en-suite and shared bathroom facilities

  • Bathrooms shared among small same-sex student groups

  • Meals Included: Course fees cover breakfast and dinner; lunch provided for under 16 years.

  • Dietary Requirements: Inform us 60 days prior for specific needs like vegetarian, Kosher, or Halal options, and for any medical dietary needs like lactose intolerance or food allergies.

  • **Pocket Money Advice: **Bring sufficient funds for snacks, drinks, and souvenirs. Budget around $200 weekly, including approximately $15 daily for lunches (ages 16-18).

Excursions

Summer should be fun, right? Remember you’re on holiday!

  • Excursions in San Francisco
  • Visit Alcatraz Island and scenic parks
  • See the 'Crookedest Street' and ride cable cars

Transportation

We offer a reassuring transfer service in the UK and USA.

Arrival Support:

  • Staff present at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on specific dates and times for student pickup.

  • Independent transfer services available

  • Not endorsed by Summer School; no legal responsibility accepted

Transfer Prices: GBP 150 one-way for both arrival and departure transfers, with comprehensive services included.

UC Berkeley – Clark Kerr Campus Address: 2601 Warring St, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA

Transport options:

  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - 25 miles, ~30 min drive

Recommended transport services:

Lesson Plan

  • 36 hours of tuition
  • Learn from globally recognized educators including Oxbridge academics and industry leaders.
  • Course outcomes:
    • Learn how to compare multiple fields of engineering and find your potential career pathway
    • Gain insight into emerging technology, advanced robotics and the grand challenges of engineering
    • Learn and apply engineering principles to design challenges
    • Master problem solving and critical thinking skills through the Capstone Project
    • Learn how to design, develop, and propose a technical innovation to a grand challenge, team building, project management, data visualisation and presenting skills
    • Strengthen your capacity and skills for project leadership
    • Participate in a robot competition using LEGO Mindstorms sets
  • On completion, students receive a graduation certificate and a detailed report card.

English language requirements are as follows:

  • Minimum strong pre-intermediate level (B1) for all academic programs

Example Tutors:

  • Tamoghna Das - Engineering:

    • MSc in Biochemical Engineering from University College, London; degree in Data Science from the University of East Anglia.
    • Data scientist specializing in AI and Biotech.
    • Educator and engineer focused on project planning and development in engineering.
    • Interest in developing web applications for analyzing and visualizing biological and non-biological data.
  • Dr. Ameer Janabi - Researcher, engineer and entrepreneur:

    • Researcher at the University of Cambridge,
    • An accomplished entrepreneur with multiple successful ventures in the engineering industry, specifically in electric mobility and power electronics, both in the UK and US.
    • Published several papers on power electronics.

Guest speakers from previous summers:

  • David Olusoga - Historian, writer and broadcaster: Historian and TV producer known for "Empire" and "Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners."
  • Helen Sharman - OBE Astronaut and Scientist: First British astronaut, spent eight days on MIR Space Station in 1991.
  • Kriti Sharma - Artificial Intelligence Expert: Focused on ethical technology and AI for Social Good in over 25 countries.
  • Marcus du Sautoy - Mathematician, author and broadcaster: Holding positions at Oxford and known for works like "The Creativity Code: How AI Is Learning to Write, Paint and Think" and BBC broadcasts on algorithms.

Extras

  • SFO to UC Berkeley Clark Kerr Campus: £150 one-way

  • Pocket Money Advice: Budget around $200 weekly

  • Lunches for ages 16-18: approximately $15 per day

  • Travel insurance


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Session Dates

Good News! You are not going to pay the full fee today, just a small deposit. After paying today, you will first get an enrollment form, and then receive a booking confirmation.

June - Boarding

Start 6/30/2024
End 7/13/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $7,290

July - Boarding

Start 7/14/2024
End 7/27/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $7,290

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