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University of Cambridge Campus, UK

Scholastic Summer Medicine and Health Care Advanced Research Program

age icon 16-29 years old

time icon 2 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 36

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This two-week prestigious Summer Advanced Research Programme is designed to sharpen research skills and deepen academic knowledge among highly dedicated students. Our selective program ensures a focus on excellence, cultivating profound expertise in each student's field of interest. Give your child the unique opportunity to join a community of aspiring scholars, paving their way to academic and professional success!


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Location

The program will be held at Colleges of the University of Cambridge:

  • Sidney Sussex

  • Clare Hall

  • Lucy Cavendish

  • Hughes Hall

What's Included

  • Accommodation for 13 nights in a University of Cambridge college.

  • Daily breakfast and dinners, with a memorable distinctive formal dining experience in the Cambridge tradition on the day of the graduation ceremony.

  • All academic activities, such as lectures, supervisions, revisions/seminars, master talks with world-class speakers, organisational visits, final group presentations, and access to teaching venues.

  • A rich social and cultural schedule, including excursions to Oxford.

  • Convenient transportation, including airport pick-up and drop-off shuttle services, as well as transportation for the day trips to Oxford.

  • A UK SIM card with prepaid allowances for data, calls, and texts.

  • Comprehensive insurance coverage.

  • Programme awards as outlined in the program details

Activities

  • Cambridge Formal Dinner
  • Salsa Dancing
  • Punting
  • Bouldering
  • Film Night
  • Cambridge College Tour
  • Castle Hill Sunset

Accommodations

  • Participants accommodated in various University of Cambridge college buildings.

  • Majority of accommodation in single/twin rooms with shared, unisex bathrooms.

  • Dormitory rooms vary in size, shape, and style across different colleges.

  • En-suite single rooms available upon special request.

  • Additional charge for en-suite rooms, offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Excursions

  • Museum Visits: British Museum, The Natural History Museum and much more.
  • Historical and Educational Sites: Christ Church College, Bletchley Park, The Supreme Court of the UK and much more.
  • Outdoor and Scenic Locations: River Thames, Shakespeare’s Globe and much more.

Transportation

Includes airport pick-up and drop-off shuttle services for London Heathrow.

Arrival and Departure Times:

  • Will be set 3 different times on the arrival day for pick up and students are encouraged to purchase flight in accordance with the set time.

  • Morning after 9am, afternoon and evening no later than 6pm is assumed. Specific times will be announced soon.

Transportation provided for day trips to London and Oxford.

Lesson Plan

  • Immerse yourself in the heights of scholarly debate with advanced lectures and presentations from distinguished University of Cambridge professors.
  • Engage actively in experiential learning via workshops and supervision sessions led by current scholars from Cambridge.
  • Explore cutting-edge and pivotal research in specific fields, learning about the latest discoveries and advancements from renowned experts.
  • Develop a tailored research proposal, leveraging the extensive resources of the University of Cambridge, including its famed University Library.
  • Gain the chance to submit a research paper for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings, contingent on the quality and performance of your work.
  • Experience life as a Cambridge student, joining peers from across the globe in the historic and esteemed academic environment of Cambridge and the UK.

Evaluation Overview:

  • Comprehensive Assessment: Participants' research efforts evaluated through a detailed review of their 2000-word research proposals.
  • Dual Review System: Assessment conducted by both experienced professors and dedicated supervisors.
  • Presentation Opportunity: 15-minute presentations allow participants to showcase critical findings, methodologies, and implications.
  • Focus Areas: Emphasis on critical analysis, methodology, and effective communication skills.
  • Constructive Feedback: Participants receive valuable feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Academic Development: Designed to encourage academic growth and excellence within the programme.

Certification and Rewards:

  • Recommendation Letter for Top 50%: Students ranking in the top half receive a recommendation letter from a Cambridge Professor, recognizing their excellence and aiding in future academic and professional ventures.
  • Programme Reference Letter: A personalized reference from the Programme Director at Cambridge, detailing student participation and achievements, enhancing their academic portfolio.
  • Certificate of Attendance: An official certificate, signed by a Cambridge Professor and accredited by the British Accreditation Council, acknowledging academic commitment.
  • Reviewed Research Proposal: Comprehensive feedback on research proposals from experienced faculty, with an option for further development into a full research paper in our subsequent programme.

Program Highlights:

  • Professor & Supervisor Total Contact Time: 50+ hours
  • Professor Research Lectures: 12 hours
  • Project & Proposal Supervision: 8 hours
  • Research Workshop: 8 hours
  • Proposal Writing Sessions: 8 hours
  • Cambridge Master Talks: 4 hours
  • Cultural & Social Activities: 12 hours
  • Oxford Excursion: 1 day

Sample Tutors

Prof. Thomas Krieg:

  • Position: Professor in Experimental Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Cambridge; Consultant in Acute Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology at Addenbrookes Hospital.

  • Background: Trained primarily in Freiburg, Germany; practicing in Cambridge for 14 years.

  • Expertise: Focuses on cardiovascular diseases, especially hypertension and heart attacks.

  • Research Interest: Investigates the impact of lifestyle changes in reducing cardiovascular risks, with an emphasis on exercise.

  • Lecture Topics:

    • Heart Attack and Stroke.

    • Role of Mitochondria in Ischaemia/Reperfusion Injury.

    • Exploring Succinate Dehydrogenase Inhibition as a Treatment Option.

Extras

  • Ensuite accommodation fee (if required): £800

  • Pocket Money Advice: £30 per day (for lunch and etc.)

Requirements

Target Audience: High school, undergraduate, and postgraduate students, aged 16 and above, with excellent academic ability and research interest.

Transcript Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.4 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent.

  • General Grade of 88 or equivalent.

  • Official transcript required; studying a relevant subject is preferred.

  • Minor grade shortfalls considered on a case-by-case basis.

Proof of English Proficiency:

  • High English proficiency level (equivalent to IELTS band 7).

  • Acceptable proofs include English proficiency test certificates, school transcripts, competition certificates, etc.

Personal Statement: A 2000-character statement highlighting goals, aspirations, and fit for the programme.

Recommendation Letter: An academic reference attesting to abilities and potential.



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.

August - Boarding

Start 8/12/2024
End 8/25/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £6,900

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