16-18 years old
Weekly hours: 20
Embark on a transformative journey with the Architecture Summer Course, designed to prepare you for a future in architecture.
This is more than just a summer course; it's a gateway to experiencing university life and honing your architectural skills and knowledge alongside the best in the field.
This program is not run by the campus partners. Universities and their affiliated departments are not responsible for this program in any way.
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Experience Cambridge's academic excellence and historic beauty while living in authentic student accommodation at University of Cambridge colleges during your time at our school. On campus at:
St. Catharine's College
Sidney Sussex College
13 nights accommodation in a central college of the University of Cambridge or Oxford
Breakfast and dinner included on campus (lunch included for students aged 13-15)
Accommodation in an individual bedroom
40 hours of academic sessions from Oxford University and Cambridge University tutors
Carefully designed study and lecture materials
Mentor program and access to support material
All excursions- including formal dinner at Cambridge/Oxford colleges, punting, croquet
Comprehensive summer school insurance
2 coach excursions including a trip to London
Graduation ceremony and certificate
Detailed evaluation written by tutor
Notebook and pen
Mentor family photograph
Free premium membership to UniPrepare's 'Nurture' plan
College allocation based on dates and subject choice, assigned a few weeks before arrival.
All colleges are central, historical, with unique culture and character.
Accommodations designed for study, not luxury; many buildings over 500 years old, no air conditioning.
Accommodation requests for friends/siblings considered where possible.
Separate male and female accommodations in each college; wi-fi available throughout.
Single occupancy rooms with shared bathrooms (one per four participants); some ensuite facilities available, prioritized for additional needs.
Mixed-gender corridors for ensuite facilities; gender-separated corridors for shared bathrooms.
Welcome Pack includes possible college details for program dates.
Rooms secured with locks, housekeeping access for maintenance.
Breakfast and dinner included on campus
Host venues accommodate all dietary requirements, special attention to religious observances and medical needs (Please let us know if you need to follow any particular religious observances or have any medical requirements that we need to know about.)
As a student, you will experience formal dinner three times during your stay: once per week in Cambridge and at an Oxford University college on the excursion day, making formal hall a memorable occasion, so remember to bring some smart clothes!
Arrival Time: Participants should arrive between 2 pm and 5 pm on the first Sunday of the program, with registration and accommodation showings upon arrival (accommodation ready by 3 pm).
London Heathrow Airport Transfers: Shared airport transfer service available from Heathrow Terminal 3 directly to Cambridge/Oxford colleges. Pastoral team to meet participants at any Heathrow terminal and escort to Terminal 3.
Transfer departures at 11:00, 14:00, and 17:00 on arrival Sunday; return transfers to London Heathrow Airport depart at 07:00 and 12:00 on the final Saturday.
Transfer Fee: Available for booking post-enrollment at £90.00 each way.
Detailed information is provided closer to the program date, including contact numbers.
Alternative Arrivals: For those arriving at different airports or by other means, details are in the Welcome Pack sent after enrolment confirmation.
Module 1: Introduction to University-Level Architecture
Module 2: Architectural Styles Through Time
Module 3: Developing Sketching and Drawing Skills
Module 4: Architecture Project: Presenting a Design Idea
MArch I from Harvard GSD (2020), BSci in Architecture from UCL (2014) with First Class Honours.
Attended Harvard on a Merit Scholarship and as a Fulbright Flagship Scholar.
Worked at Snohetta Oslo, Kengo Kuma Tokyo, and KPF NYC.
Combined a broad work experience with a multi-disciplinary approach to architecture (having for example worked as an archeologist in Greece) which allowed him for teaching architecture as both a professional and theoretical subject that can allow for a broad range of interests.
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Transfer Fee: £90.00 each way.
Pocket Money Advice: Money we recommend that participants bring £80 per week to cover lunch each day, plus any souvenirs that they may wish to purchase. Various banks and ATMs are available throughout Cambridge, and Visa and Mastercard are widely accepted.
This program is accredited by British Accreditation Council (BAC)
Meets global standards for academic provision and student welfare
Top priority for participant safety
Staff undergo enhanced background checks and safeguarding training
Participants assigned to a “Mentor Family” of 10 students
Mentors offer support, advice, and share their experiences
School management and supervision is managed by senior, experienced College Managers in Cambridge, Oxford, London, and Sydney
College Managers trained to Level 3 Safeguarding standards
Resident summer team and college personnel supervise sites 24/7
Encourage student independence within safe boundaries
Team supervision ensures safe and rewarding experience
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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.
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Are you ready to embark? Here's what you will do:
Pay the camp deposit
You will receive a payment confirmation and the Enrolment Form in your email
Fill Enrolment Form as soon as possible
Await Booking Confirmation letter and pay the remaining balance. Confirmation can take up to 7 days. Do not book flights until this step
Our Admissions Team will contact you to coordinate airport pickup and dropoff for safe arrival and departure
And you are all set! Prepare for an unforgettable summer camp experience with Best Parents!