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University College London, UK

Exceptional Summer Pre-College Engineering Program for High Schoolers at University College London Campus

age icon 15-18 years old

age icon 2 weeks

age icon Weekly hours: 20

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Interested in a career in Engineering? The Engineering summer programme will allow you an insight into careers in the industry. Using project-based learning and practical study, you will research and explore real-world scenarios, working alongside other academically talented participants to innovate and pitch a groundbreaking solution. Interactive workshops and networking events offer you the opportunity to learn from the professionals, to see where you would best fit in the industry. Learning from those at the forefront of their field, you’ll receive industry feedback and personal career coaching to prepare you for future success.


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Location

Join our London summer school and immerse yourself in the thrill of studying with Summer Courses! Stay at one of the city's premier academic institutions, University College London campus (UCL), situated in the heart of Bloomsbury on Gower Street. UCL's campus offers convenient access to some of London's most iconic landmarks, including the British Museum, Covent Garden, and the world-renowned Oxford Street shopping district.

What's Included

- 13 nights accommodation in central London

- Visits to leading industries

- 40 hours of project sessions from subject experts

- Real-world project workshops

- 1:1 Career Coaching

- Full and half day excursions to iconic London landmarks

- Formal dinner at a top London restaurant

- Graduation ceremony and certificate

- Detailed Career Development Plan from your personal coach

- Comprehensive summer school insurance

- Mentor family photograph

Activities

  • The Career Insights timetable includes a fantastic social and cultural programme with the following excursions:
  • Visit iconic London landmarks
  • Explore a world-famous museum after dark
  • Learn new skills at an indoor skate park
  • Catch award-winning theatre on the West End
  • Experience exceptional urban regeneration at the Olympic Park

Excursions

  • The Career Insights timetable includes a fantastic social and cultural programme with the following excursions:
  • Visit iconic London landmarks
  • Explore a world-famous museum after dark
  • Learn new skills at an indoor skate park
  • Catch award-winning theatre on the West End
  • Experience exceptional urban regeneration at the Olympic Park

Transportation

Participants should arrive between 2 pm and 5 pm on the first Sunday of the programme. Our team will be ready and waiting to welcome you, register you, and show you to your accommodation. Please note that your accommodation may not be ready until 3pm. 

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 travelling directly to the colleges in Cambridge/Oxford. Do not worry if you will be arriving to any other Heathrow terminal - our dedicated pastoral team will be there to meet you and escort to Terminal 3 for departure to your college

The transfers depart at 11:00, 14:00 and 17:00 on the Sunday of arrivals. On the final Saturday of the programme, the transfers to London Heathrow Airport depart at 07:00 and 12:00. This will be available to book for a fee per journey after enrolment.

Specific details, such as contact numbers, are shared with participants nearer the time of the programme.

If you are arriving at another airport, or by alternative means, further details about arrivals and departures are shared in your Welcome Pack, sent with your confirmation of enrolment.

To book the shared airport transfer service, which will cost £90.00 each way,

Lesson Plan

Interested in a career in Engineering? The Engineering summer programme will allow you an insight into careers in the industry. Using project-based learning and practical study, you will research and explore real-world scenarios, working alongside other academically talented participants to innovate and pitch a groundbreaking solution. Interactive workshops and networking events offer you the opportunity to learn from the professionals, to see where you would best fit in the industry. Learning from those at the forefront of their field, you’ll receive industry feedback and personal career coaching to prepare you for future success.

Learn from exceptional institutions and industry leaders changing the world of business

On the Engineering programme, subject-focused days include visits and/or workshops with:

  1. School of Coding
  2. The Science Museum
  3. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Tour & Talk
  4. Speakers with experience from GlaxoSmithKline Learning from those at the forefront of their field, you’ll receive industry feedback and personal career advice to prepare you for future success. You’ll also take part in career-immersive industry visits to locations like the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, showcasing the best of Engineering talent.

Find out what it takes to work in the industry through real-world projects

You will explore concepts and share ideas in small groups of like-minded and ambitious peers from around the world. In classes averaging 7 students, you will be guided by expert project leads who offer an insight into their industry. Our rigorous vetting process guarantees that all participants are taught by engaging and supportive educators who are, most of all, enthusiastic about sharing their expertise to ensure our summer school teaching is of the highest quality.

Example Modules

Theory and Research: This introductory module introduces key concepts in the fields of engineering. You will examine real-world data, recent developments in the industry and innovative case studies across civil, mechanical, sustainable and aerospace engineering. You will learn how to use your data and research in product development, and practise presenting your insights in a professional setting.

**Practical Experience: **Exposure to the industry brings future careers to life. Workshops may include a session with the Dyson Institute, a robotics master class with the School of Coding plus visits to industry heavyweights like Jaguar Land Rover or Transport for London. You'll get to see for yourself the engineering innovators that are changing the face of the industry.

Real-World Project: As part of the engineering programme, your job is to offer an innovative solution to improve transport around London. You’ll begin by examining the problem and speaking to those it most impacts, for example meeting with Transport for London and London Assembly. You’ll investigate existing solutions and work on product development, taking into account available technology, budget and timeframe. The programme culminates in an opportunity to pitch your product or service to industry professionals.

Professional Development: Bridging the gap between education and the world of work, this module offers an insight into existing and emerging careers in engineering. These sessions are made up of guest lectures and expert panel discussions with speakers from world-famous institutions like MIT, Stanford University and the University of Cambridge, and experience at leading companies like Airbus, Siemens and Rolls-Royce.

Key Facts

  • Average class size is 7
  • Maximum class size of 10 students
  • 1:1 Career Coaching
  • Personal support and guidance for success
  • Professional development workshops
  • Building essential skills for success
  • World-class experience

Extras

-Shared airport transfer service, which will cost £90.00 each way,



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 - Session 1
Start 6/30/2024
End 7/13/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £5,995
July - Session 2
Start 7/14/2024
End 7/27/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £5,995

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