Residential Artificial Intelligence Oxford 16 18_mobile
University of Oxford Campus, UK

Exceptional Summer Pre-College Artificial Intelligence Program for High Schoolers at Oxford University Campus

age icon 16-18 years old

time icon 2 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 20

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Our Artificial Intelligence summer school offers a captivating blend of creativity and technical learning, providing the perfect gateway into the world of AI.

  • Ideal for students with a keen interest in AI and machine learning, this program delves into the cutting-edge advancements and future prospects of technology.
  • Engage in an immersive and stimulating environment where you can explore the fascinating realms of AI, setting the stage for future innovations and technological explorations.
  • Our small class sizes, averaging just seven students, ensure personalized attention from expert university tutors with extensive experience from renowned institutions like Cambridge, Oxford, and Harvard.
  • You'll participate in one-on-one tutorials and group discussions, fostering a deeper understanding of the subject.
  • This program is not just an academic exploration; it's an opportunity to equip yourself with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in AI.

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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Location

The Oxford Summer Schools offer an extraordinary chance to study and reside on campus at Oxford University, the UK's most historic university. On campus at:

  • Balliol College Masters Field

  • St. Edmund Hall

  • Brasenose College

What's Included

  • 13 nights accommodation in a central college of the University of Cambridge or Oxford

  • Breakfast and dinner included on campus

  • 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

Activities

  • Outside of lessons, enjoy a busy and diverse social program including punting on the River Cam, zorb football, games night, movie night, quiz night, talent show and a murder mystery night at the college.
  • All activities and excursions are led by our team of friendly mentors, dedicated to maximizing your enjoyment.

Accommodations

  • 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 Oxford and at an Cambridge University college on the excursion day, making formal hall a memorable occasion, so remember to bring some smart clothes!

Excursions

  • Two excursions offered: a day trip to visit Oxford and its colleges, and an optional day out in London to see famous landmarks and enjoy shopping.
  • If you opt out of the London trip, you're invited to afternoon tea in Oxford.

Transportation

  • 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.

Lesson Plan

  • 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
  • Average class size of 7, maximum class size of 10 students
  • 1:1 tutorials: Supportive, challenging and engaging
  • All participants receive an individual report from their tutor
  • Develop a personal project or a creative portfolio to present at the end of the course
  • Interview skills, academic writing and presentation

Academic Skills Workshops:

  • Unlock participants’ potential, giving them the tools to prepare for the next steps of their education and future goals.
  • Focus on enhancing study skills
  • Support for university-level learning
  • Diverse and enriching range of topics – past examples have ranged from ‘Productivity tips’ to ’21st Century Technology Skills’.
  • Unique learning experience outside traditional schools

Sample Modules:

Module 1: Ethics of AI

  • Debate ethical questions surrounding AI's impact on society and employment
  • Discuss AI's role in spreading or combating fake news and misinformation

Module 2: Applications of AI

  • Explore AI's applications in various industries like medicine and social sciences
  • Learn about industries benefiting from AI and new job creation by AI

Module 3: AI and Machine Learning

  • Study the history of AI research and initial experiments
  • Understand the probabilistic basis of machine learning and neural networks

Module 4: Artificial Intelligence and Playing Games

  • Examine AI's role in gaming, including IBM’s defeat of chess grandmaster Gary Kasparov
  • Analyze algorithms like MiniMax, simulated annealing, and Monte Carlo methods
  • Explore the rationale and need for AI in optimization problems

Sample Tutors

Yasmin Fathy:

  • Research Fellow, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge

  • Fellow, UK Higher Education Academy

  • Former roles: Software Development Engineer at EMBL-EBI, Research Associate in IoT and Machine Learning at Cambridge University, KTP Research Associate at UCL

  • PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Surrey

  • MSc in Applied Science and Engineering, AI Lab, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

  • Research interests are machine learning, data analytics, IoT

Guest Speakers from Previous Summers:

  • Abi Oyepitan - Former Olympian: A two-time Olympian and Commonwealth Gold and Silver winning track and field athlete.

  • Dr Lynda Shaw - Neuroscientist & entrepreneur: A journey in personal development - how to create your own set of tools to fast track success

  • Dr Nigel Warburton - Philosopher, author & journalist: How do great people find answers to deep and meaningful questions?​​

Extras

  • 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.

Security

  • 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

Requirements

  • This program is designed for students with at least an upper-intermediate level of English (B2). If you are unsure if you meet this requirement, please contact with our advisor.


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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 £5,995

July - Boarding

Start 7/14/2024
End 7/27/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £5,995

July - Boarding

Start 7/28/2024
End 8/10/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £5,995

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