background preloader

Summer Schools

Facebook Twitter

Courses for 15 – 17s - Creative short courses. Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University offers you a fantastic summer school environment. Browse our summer school courses for 15-17 year olds. Our courses meet the criteria of the DoE Gold Award residential component if you also book your accommodation with us. A place to learn new skills with expert tutors.Our courses are delivered by experts in their field, each motivated to help you open the door on to an amazing future. As a summer school student you'll be invited to take your part and make the most of your time, which you'll find easy with access to all the studio facilities our degree students enjoy. The chance to make new friends who share your interests.Our summer school courses are popular with people from all around the world, making it easy to meet new people.

Somewhere friendly and easy to explore.Nottingham city centre is compact and attractive. University of East Anglia Post-16 Summer Schools. Do you want a taste of university life next summer? Take part in exciting, hands-on subject tasters and explore campus living by staying in university accommodation and meeting current students. Our confirmed Summer Schools are listed below. Our Summer Schools are for students in year 12 (and high achieving year 11s for the Law Summer School) from all backgrounds.

You must be aiming to achieve A and B grades in your A-levels (or equivalent). All the Summer Schools will run from Sunday 10 July - Tuesday 12 July. There is an all-inclusive cost of £175 to attend the summer school. Free places and financial assistance are available to all students from lower income households or in care - please see the Summer School Guide to the right. Email or visit the pages to the left for more information. Confirmed Summer Schools for 2016 Click the links below for application and programme information: Chemistry and Pharmacy EngineeringGeographyLawMathematics.

Cyber Exposure Summer School 2016. Taking applications Jobs Part Time Work Experience/Interns School Leaver Alternative Courses/Degrees IT Security Industry Technology Nationwide It’s not technology that’s cool. It’s what you learn to do with it. Cyber Exposure Summer School 2016 – earning £250 per week Scarborough, Manchester, Thames Valley Do something incredible with your summer and sign up to GCHQ’s Cyber Exposure Summer School. It’s perfect for students with a natural curiosity for technology, a love of gadgets and an ability to solve complex and fascinating problems. About the Summer School Working with experienced trainers from industry and GCHQ, you’ll embark on a six-week programme of intensive development that’s designed to build your cyber skills.

Over the six weeks, you’ll experience formal learning delivered through on-line materials, ‘classroom’ based sessions, together with experiential ‘real-life’ exercises. What you’ll need What you’ll receive Closing date: 8th February 2016. Sutton Trust - Summer Schools. Can you tell me about the Summer School programme? The Sutton Trust Summer Schools offer an opportunity for over 2000 young people each year to try university life. The one week taster courses consist not only of lectures, seminars and tutorials, but also a varied programme of social activities, to give participants an accurate idea of life as an undergraduate at a research-led university. The programme started in 1997 at Oxford and the Trust has subsequently expanded the scheme to Bristol, Cambridge, Nottingham, St Andrews, Imperial, Durham, UCL, Edinburgh, the Royal Veterinary College and King’s College London.

Please visit our dedicated summer school pages for more information. How do I apply? Applications open in January of each year and close in March. What subject courses are available? A wide range of courses are on offer from sciences to humanities to languages. How much does it cost to attend? Who can apply? When will I hear if I have been successful? Year 12 Summer Schools. Every year, UCL runs a number of residential and non-residential summer schools for students in year 12 attending state schools. These aim to give students a taste of university life and the degree programmes we offer. Please note that for these programmes there are certain eligibility criteria, and for residential summer schools priority is given to students from state schools outside of London.

Summer school FAQ (pdf) 2016 Residential Summer Schools 2016 Non-residential Summer Schools Application notes Please read all the questions carefully before answering them, and do not rush the form - if you make a mistake in your contact details we will not be able to let you know if you have a place! Part of the application form will require you to enter some information about your parent or guardian. For information about last year's summer schools view the 2015 Summer School brochure (pdf) or have a look at some of the videos: UNIQ Summer Schools | Free summer schools at Oxford for state school students.

Southampton Solent Summer school | Activities. Our four-day residential summer school provides your year 12s with an exciting, sustained and intensive experience of university life in the late summer term. Students will engage with our lecturers and current students in world-class facilities, with the opportunity to focus on a particular subject area. Students are challenged to complete an engaging, relevant and hands-on project related to their chosen subject, and can attend a range of workshops designed to support them with topics such as applying, entering and excelling in higher education. The residential summer school helps your students build skills and the confidence necessary to progress their education in a safe, caring environment, assisted by our experienced and supportive staff and student ambassadors.

We’ll also lay on a programme of exciting evening activities, giving your students a glimpse of the social side of university life. Cost Activities The programmes on offer are listed below: Criminology - whodunit? How to apply. Summer Schools 2016. Events and opportunities | Liverpool John Moores University. Gaining insight into the LJMU student experience Prospective students and their families have many opportunities to get a taste of student life and access the key information required to make an informed decision about their progression into Higher Education Along with school and college liaison activity the Outreach team manage a wide variety of events, listed below, plus finance evenings for parents and informal chats for those 21+ who are returning to education.

In addition, the team run dedicated activities, events and a summer residential for teachers and students in Northern Ireland LJMU Fashion Project 2016 Gain fashion experience Are you in Year 12 and interested in fashion and design? The project Date: The Fashion Project will run over an eight week period, starting February 2016. If you join the Fashion Project, you’ll attend a weekly, after-school session at the John Lennon Art and Design Academy. You’ll begin by picking a preference and focus on either design or communication. Apply. Summer Schools | UKESF - The UK Electronic Skills Foundation. What are the Summer Schools? The UKESF sponsored Headstart Summer Schools are five-day residential courses for Year 12/S5 school students who are studying subjects in science, technology, engineering and maths. They provide an opportunity for students to find out about degrees and careers in electronics and electronic engineering before they make their UCAS applications.

Who runs the courses? The UKESF Summer Schools are provided and delivered jointly by: HeadstartSponsoring companies from the electronics industryThe UKESF university partnersThe Science and Technology Facilities Council Headstart is a well-established education programme that provides opportunities for school students to attend course at universities. Headstart is working with UKESF to promote the UKESF courses to schools and to manage the application and selection process for participants. What does a typical programme include? The programme for each Summer School will vary. Eton College - USS. For over 30 years Eton College has run a residential summer school for Year 12 (Lower Sixth) students from state schools planning to apply to top universities in the UK and overseas. The Summer School is not about improving A-level grades but is designed to help students with their university applications, through an exciting and challenging ten days of study.

Applicants chose a subject and we provide dynamic teaching and, more importantly, the company of like-minded students from all over the country to work and socialise with. This residential course at Eton has a packed timetable with lessons, study time, sporting and cultural opportunities. The Universities Summer School is open to all students regardless of means. We look forward to hearing from Year 12 students in state education in the UK. Visit the Universities Summer School page. Engineering Summer Schools - Swansea University. Physics Summer School | St Mary's University, Twickenham. Year 12 Summer School in Physics Are you thinking to study physics at the university but unsure if it is for you?

Then our Year 12 Summer School in Physics is for you. This Year 12 Summer School in Physics is a two day school aimed to Sixth Form students who wish to explore more about the subject and how it is taught in higher education. The students will have the opportunity to talk to our Applied Physics staff and students and to visit the nearby National Physical Laboratory (NPL) which partners St Mary's in our BSc (Hons) Physics (Applied) degree. Target Audience Aims The two day programme aims to provide students with a knowledge of what physics, in particular applied physics, is and what careers stem from it. 2015 Timetable The Physics Summer School dates and timetable are to be confirmed. Benefits Costs Free of charge to attend. Contact. Law Summer School | St Mary's University, Twickenham. Year 12 Law Summer School Target Audience Year 12 students who fall into at least one of the following categories: Students from lower socio economic groups Students from low income backgrounds up to the upper threshold for statutory Maintenance Grants .

Students who live in areas of relative deprivation where participation in HE is low ‘Looked after children’ in the care system and care leavers Students who have disabilities Students who are attending/have attended vocational courses in schools and colleges Students with little or no family history of higher education Students from ethnic minority and/or gender groups that are under-represented in particular subject areas Timetable The Law Summer School dates and timetable are to be confirmed. Costs Free of charge to attend. Contact For more information or to book a place, contact Mubarik Ibrahim, Recruitment Officer, Widening Participation Email: Tel: 020 8240 4180.

Summer schools. Summer Schools, Goldsmiths, University of London. Applications for the next Summer Schools will open in February. If you would like to register your interest, please email Our free-of-charge Summer Schools are an inclusive, empowering and experimental space for you to explore/develop your creativity and confidence while gaining an invaluable experience of university life. We offer Summer Schools in: Fine ArtMedia (Animation and Illustration)MusicTheatre and Performance The aim of our Summer Schools is to provide you with a head start when applying for university. You will be taught in small groups by enthusiastic academics with significant experience in their field alongside talented current students. Our Summer Schools are free and available to students aged 16-25.

Applications will be prioritised for students who live/study in Lewisham, Lambeth, Southwark, Greenwich, Croydon, Merton, Bromley, Tower Hamlets, Harringey, Hackney and Newham. Study at Bristol | Aspire to Medicine. Summer Schools. Thinking of studying at Lancaster University? We are committed to welcoming students from over 6,000 schools and colleges across the UK to experience our campus environment. Our Summer School programmes offer a unique student experience over four days. During one of our Summer Schools, you can expect to: Study the subject of your choiceDevelop your key skillsTalk one-to-one with your admissions tutorsSpend time with current Lancaster University studentsBecome part of our collegiate systemMeet new friendsEnjoy social activities A range of residentials are available, follow the links below for more information about these: Opportunities for Year 11 students Study and Revision Skills at Lancaster University 20 - 24 March 2016 Opportunities for Year 12 students Study Medicine Summer School More information will be available soon.

Summer Courses. Like most independent schools, Eton makes its facilities and expertise available to visiting students during the summer holidays. Unlike most schools, however, the College’s aim in some of its courses (all of which are residential) is to offer the Eton experience at rates which are subsidized in whole or in part. The Universities Summer School provides 120 Sixth Form boys and girls of high calibre from maintained schools in Britain with a teaching and tutorial programme designed to promote interest in university studies. As in previous years a number of Oxbridge dons sit on a panel to answer questions about applying to Oxbridge. Students are also given interview practice and help on how to write a UCAS statement. The courses are very popular and attract a high number of applicants each year.

The several Choral Courses provide 300 promising singers from both independent and maintained schools mostly in the UK with the opportunity to experience a very high standard of choral singing. Sutton Trust - UK Summer School. Applications for the 2014 Sutton Trust Summer Schools are now closed. Please re-visit at the end of 2014, ready for when the UK Summer School application re-open. The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are free, subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools. The summer schools allow bright students from non-privileged homes a taste of life at a leading university and to gain an insight into what it is like to live and study as a first-year undergraduate student. The summer schools balance busy academic days with enjoyable social activities, as well as provide attendees with the opportunity to meet current staff and students. The aim is to demystify elite universities and to equip students – most of whom will be the first in their families to go on to higher education – with the knowledge and insight to make high quality applications to top universities.

Before this summer school I wasn’t sure about university and didn’t know if it was for me. Classics Summer School in Greek and Latin - University of Wales Trinity Saint David.