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Immerse Pre College Computer Science Program at Cambridge University

Immerse Pre College Computer Science Program 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
7/9/2023
7/22/2023

2  weeks

7/23/2023
8/5/2023

2  weeks

8/6/2023
8/12/2023

1  weeks

Course Description

The camp is an award-winning academic summer school that offers programs for students aged 16 to 18 in prestigious academic institutions. The goal of this program is to give academically rigorous content that expands participants' knowledge and love for their chosen field. The program also provides young varied and essential views into what it would be like to study at university through 40 hours of academic sessions over the two week. Individual work, referred to as the "Personal Project" in this curriculum, is required. This is usually an essay or a presentation given on the last day of the program. Participants will get comments on their work, which may be included the final assessment of the participant. The Computer Science curriculum is meant to expand on the basis of information that participants have already obtained in a typical classroom setting and to show how this may be utilized to motivate future university study. Participants are encouraged to go further into new material and build their own, well-considered thoughts and ideas based on solid study and practical experience. Participants will have a thorough knowledge of not just university-level content, but also the diversity of degree programs available in computer science-related areas by the end of the program.

Example Modules

  • **Programming with Python: **Python is a very popular object-orientation programming language that continues to be extensively used in academia and industry. You will discover Python, tackle programming tasks, and be shown how to think programmatically, by breaking down problems so that you can tackle them with Python.
  • **Object-Oriented Programming with Python: **OOP expresses components as objects, packaging what you need to know about a component in a self-contained unit of code, which has its own functionality and state. You will build layers of these objects to create more powerful representations, whilst simultaneously simplifying and promoting the reuse of code.
  • Databases and Big Data: It is estimated that we produce 2.5 quintillion bytes of data per day, or two and a half thousand million gigabytes. How do we make sense of it? How can we leverage it to our advantage, and how can we manage it? In this topic you will learn relational databases, a powerful tool that is used almost everywhere in computer science to efficiently store data.
  • **Personal Project Presentation: **After presenting your work and findings throughout the computer science programme, you are given the chance to be critically evaluated by your peers and tutor. This helps to solidify the theoretical and practical knowledge learnt throughout the two-week summer school.

Activities Offered

The Academic Insights summer course's social program is a highlight, allowing participants to establish friends with like-minded peers from all around the world. Two trips, on-site games, sports, and other activities are included in the social program, as well as three formal lunches at various Oxbridge Colleges.

Food and Accommodation

Breakfast and dinner is included. These meals are served in one of the college's historic halls. Most medical and religious dietary restrictions can be met by the on-site catering staff. Please let us know if you have any dietary or medical restrictions well ahead of time so that we can make sure that all necessary staff members are informed. All rooms are single occupancy with shared bathrooms, with one bathroom per four attendees on average. There are some ensuite facilities provided, with preference given to those with special requirements. Participants are separated by gender in different hallways where restroom facilities are shared. Corridors may be mixed gender if ensuite facilities are available.

Outside trips

  • Trips include formal dinner at Cambridge colleges and playing croquet
  • 2 coach excursions including a trip to Oxford

Transportation

Participants traveling from London Heathrow Airport and returning at the end of the program can take advantage of a shared airport transportation service. The summer camp offers a chaperoned service for an extra charge, which may be requested after enrolling.

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 Board7/9/20237/22/20232 weeks£5,495.00
2 Weeks Full Board7/23/20238/5/20232 weeks£5,495.00
2 Weeks Full Board8/6/20238/12/20231 weeks£5,495.00
2 Weeks Full Board
Start Date7/9/2023
End Date7/22/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£5,495.00

2 Weeks Full Board
Start Date7/23/2023
End Date8/5/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£5,495.00

2 Weeks Full Board
Start Date8/6/2023
End Date8/12/2023
Duration1 weeks
Price£5,495.00

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