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Immerse Education Architecture Program for Senior Learners at Cambridge University

Immerse Education Architecture Program for Senior Learners at Cambridge University

For a better future.

Dates and Tuition

Please check the course dates carefully as each course's schedule and holidays may be different.

Weekly course hours – 20

Age Range - 16-18 yrs

Session DatesDuration
7/2/2023
7/15/2023

2  weeks

7/16/2023
7/29/2023

2  weeks

7/30/2023
8/12/2023

2  weeks

If you are fascinated by design, buildings, and societies, or considering pursuing a career in architecture, Architecture Summer Program for ages 16-18 is a perfect fit.

This Summer : Build a Future for Yourself

You can start sketching blueprints of your future by learning alongside peers from around the world, thriving through one-on-one tutorials from expert university tutors, and immersing yourself in university life in Cambridge.

Why It is a Great Choice

  • Gain academic insights in Architecture in an average Class Size Of 7 (Maximum 10 students)
  • Explore the subject of your curiosity to see if it fits your passion (1:1 Tutorials from Oxford and Cambridge University )
  • Participate in Future and Academic Skills Workshops (Develop key attributes such as personal branding, interview skills and academic writing)
  • Enjoy end-of-day social activities led by Mentors (Oxbridge undergraduates)
  • Receive detailed personal evaluation written by tutor and Certificate of attendance

Let’s Zoom into Architecture Summer Program for Ages 16-18

Location

Founded in 1209, the University of Cambridge is the fourth-oldest university in the world and internationally renowned for its academic excellence, its beautiful college architecture and its prestigious and rich history. Are you ready to experience life as a Cambridge University student this summer?  All participants will be allocated to a college before arriving, based on their dates and subject choice. All colleges are central, historical, and have their own culture and character.

Course Description

In small class sizes, you will be guided by expert tutors who have honed their expertise through teaching undergraduate students at world-class universities, including the universities of Cambridge, Oxford, and Harvard. You will explore novel concepts as in sample topics, mentioned below and share ideas in small groups of like-minded and ambitious peers from around the world.

Architecture Course Sample Topics

  • An Introduction To University-Level Architecture: An exploration of what the study of architecture entails at university-level and a description of current practice. You will also embark on a tour of Cambridge to sketch moments and details of architectural interest.
  • Architectural Styles Through Time: Learn the foundations of architecture by examining its earliest examples. This will enable you to consolidate your knowledge of the architecture that surrounds you in relation to theoretical and historical themes, providing a starting point for further discussion.
  • Developing Sketching And Drawing Skills: You will tackle the most complicated form of drawing; axonometric and isometric. By the end of the first week you will have produced a full set of meticulously crafted drawings, which will be of use for both your architectural development and confidence.
  • **Architecture Project: Presenting A Design Idea: **Explore the practicalities of presenting a design idea. Architecture is chiefly a profession that requires the architect to convince prospective clients of the validity of their design. You will construct A1 competition boards of your design proposals which will be presented to peers and expert tutors.

Accommodation

Your summer school includes experiencing living in actual student accommodation in historic Cambridge University colleges. You will spend 13 nights in a central college of the University of Cambridge. All rooms are single occupancy with shared bathroom facilities, typically at a one bathroom ratio per four participants. Some ensuite facilities are available, with priority given to participants with additional needs. Where bathroom facilities are shared, participants are accommodated by gender on separate corridors.

Your meals ( breakfast and dinner) at Formal Hall.

As an student, you will also experience formal dinner three times during your stay – once per week in Cambridge, as well as in an Oxford University college on the excursion day. Formal hall is truly a memorable occasion, so remember to bring some smart clothes!

Activities

Outside of lessons, we are proud to offer a busy and diverse social program to help you get the most out of your time in Cambridge. This includes activities such as 

  • punting on the River Cam, 
  • zorb football 
  • a murder mystery night in the college.

There are also two excursions during the program, one day trip to visit Oxford and its constituent colleges, as well as an optional day out in London, seeing the city’s most famous landmarks as well as some free time for shopping. Those who choose not to travel to London are invited to afternoon tea in Cambridge. Activities and excursions are run by our team of friendly mentors – whose main job is to maximize your enjoyment.

Get to Cambridge University

Participants should arrive between 2 pm and 4 pm on the first Sunday of the program. Our team will be ready and waiting to welcome you, register you, and show you to your accommodation. If you are arriving at London Heathrow Airport, we are able to offer a shared airport transfer service. This is a chaperoned service departing from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 and traveling directly to the colleges in Cambridge/Oxford. The transfers depart at 11:00, 14:00 and 17:00 on the Sunday of arrivals. On the final Saturday of the program, the transfers to London Heathrow Airport depart at 07:00 and 12:00. Specific details, such as contact numbers, are shared with participants nearer the time of the program. If you are arriving at another airport, or by alternative means, further details about arrivals and departures are shared in your Participant Information Pack, sent with your confirmation of enrollment.

What is Included:

  • 13 nights accommodation in a central college of the University of Cambridge or Oxford
  • Breakfast and dinner in College Hall
  • Accommodation in an individual bedroom
  • 40 hours of academic sessions from Oxford University and Cambridge University tutors
  • Carefully designed study and lecture materials
  • Mentor programme 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

Session Dates

Any course for a student under the age of 18 includes a transportation option.
Our packages are designed to be all-inclusive. We will contact you after checkout with info of exact items included.

SessionStartEndDurationPrice
2 weeks Full Board7/2/20237/15/20232 weeks£5,495.00
2 weeks Full Board7/16/20237/29/20232 weeks£5,495.00
2 weeks Full Board7/30/20238/12/20232 weeks£5,495.00
2 weeks Full Board
Start Date7/2/2023
End Date7/15/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£5,495.00

2 weeks Full Board
Start Date7/16/2023
End Date7/29/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£5,495.00

2 weeks Full Board
Start Date7/30/2023
End Date8/12/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£5,495.00

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