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Exceptional Pre-College Medicine January Program for High Schoolers at University of Sydney Campus in Australia

age icon 13-18 years old

time icon 2 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 20


Dive into the fascinating world of Medicine on campus at University of Sydney, a favorite among international students.

  • This program offers a unique opportunity to explore the cutting-edge field of epigenetics and the latest advancements in medical technology.
  • Our small class sizes, averaging just 7 students, ensure personalized attention and an intimate learning environment.
  • Participants will gain hands-on practical experience, delving into progressive subjects that shape today's medical landscape.
  • Taught by expert tutors from the world-renowned Universities of Oxford and Cambridge and integrated with the prestigious colleges at the University of Sydney, this summer program provides an extraordinary insight into global medical opportunities.

It's an ideal platform for students eager to explore the dynamic and evolving world of Medicine.


& More

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Location

St. Paul’s College, 9 City Road, Camperdown NSW 2050

  • Historic First University College in Australia

  • Notable Alumni: Two former Prime Ministers, High Court Judges, 29 Rhodes Scholars

  • Influencers in Business, Law, Science, and Arts

  • Prime Location: Explore Sydney's Iconic Landmarks (Harbour Bridge, Opera House, Royal Botanic Garden, Australian Museum)

What's Included

  • 10 nights accommodation in a college of the University of Sydney campus

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in College Hall

  • Accommodation in an individual bedroom

  • 35+ hours of academic sessions from Oxford University and Cambridge University tutors

  • Carefully designed study and lecture materials

  • Mentor program and access to support material

  • Formal hall dinners at University of Sydney campus

  • Visits to iconic landmarks including Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbor and the Taronga Zoo

  • Cultural and social activities including Australian Football, Cricket and lots of opportunities for BBQ

  • Graduation ceremony and certificate

  • Detailed evaluation written by tutor

Activities

Are you worried that your days will be full of studying with no time to see the sites or socialize?

  • Cultural and social activities including Australian Football, Cricket and lots of opportunities for BBQ
  • Engaging lessons,
  • Interactive workshops and a plethora of social fun and discovery!

Accommodations

Our accommodation at St. Paul’s College offers the finest collegiate educational experience for our academic summer programme:

  • Participants stay in comfortable single bedrooms with access to common rooms and event spaces for our social and cultural program.

  • Males and females have separate accommodation, and there is wi-fi available throughout.

Excursions

  • Sydney Harbour Cruise
  • Sports Tournament at Manly Beach
  • Murder Mystery Night at the College
  • Full-Day Excursion:
    • Explore Iconic Sydney Landmarks
    • Sydney Opera House
    • Australian Museum
    • Royal Botanic Gardens

Activities and excursions are run by our team of friendly mentors who are current University of Sydney students and city experts.

Transportation

Arrival Time for the Programme

  • **Recommended: **Between 14:00 and 16:00 on the first day

Upon Arrival:

  • Head to Main Reception at St. Paul’s College

  • Staff assistance for Welcome and Registration

  • Receive Arrival Pack and Room Keys

Airport Transfer Service:

  • For Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD) arrivals

  • Shared, chaperoned service

  • Departs from Terminal 1

  • Transfer times: 11:00 and 14:00 on Sunday

  • Cost: £70 per journey

  • Booking Deadline: 30th November 2023

Driving to the Programme:

  • Short-stay visitor parking available on-site

  • Entry via City Road gates, down the driveway

  • Main office: through arched doorway on the left

Lesson Plan

  • 35+ hours of academic sessions from Oxford University and Cambridge University tutors
  • Academic skills workshops
  • Personal project / 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: Medical Research - “From Bench To Bedside”

  • Explore Nobel Prize-winning medical breakthroughs
  • Revisit scientific method principles
  • Understand stages of medical research and interdisciplinary approaches Module 2: Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology - “Rhythm of Life”
  • Study scientific aspects of breathing and heart function
  • Examine therapies for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases
  • Delve into CPR, AED use, and address specific health questions Module 3: Neuroscience and Neuropsychology - “I Think, Therefore I Am”
  • Overview of neuron microanatomy and physiology
  • Analyze electrical signals in cells, body communication
  • Investigate placebo effect and sensory illusions Module 4: Science Conference
  • Participate in a mini-science conference
  • Present assigned research topics
  • Engage in critical review and discussion of peers' work

Sample Tutors

George M:

  • Currently studying a PhD in Clinical Medicine under the supervision of Sir Peter Ratcliffe who won the Nobel Prize in 2019 in Medicine.

  • His project focuses on discovering molecular and cellular mechanisms of acute oxygen-sensing in humans.

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: per journey 90 USD (From Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport Terminal 1, 11:00 and 14:00. Available till 30th November 2023)

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 suitable for:

  • Students with at least a B2 level of English.

  • Students aged 16-18 years old.

  • Students are required to travel to Australia to join the programme in person.


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