University of Cambridge: Summer Residentials

Homerton and Selwyn Colleges are hosting a range of summer schools taking place in June and July for pupils in S4 and S5.

S5 Summer School – Sciences and Arts/Humanities

Host College:  Selwyn Date:               Monday 26th June – Thursday 29th June 2017 The Summer School has been designed to challenge students academically and participants will have the opportunity to choose from a range of different subjects on offer. All lectures will be delivered by academic staff at Cambridge and will be designed to give participants an insight into what it is like to study at Cambridge and other top universities. Many of the courses/degree subjects that the University of Cambridge offers will be represented and a full programme of events will be circulated nearer the time. For more information, including how to apply, please visit www.sel.cam.ac.uk/prospective-students/undergraduate/access-outreach/selwyn-college-summer-school/ Please note that the application deadline is Monday 15th May, 2017.

S4 Summer School – Arts/Humanities

Host College:  Selwyn Date:               Friday 30th June – Sunday 2nd July 2017 This Summer School will feature a range of different Arts and Humanities subjects, themed around Italy. Participants will travel (virtually) through the Italian peninsula with University of Cambridge scholars as their guides as they experience taster lectures in Languages, History, Art History, Archaeology, Anthropology, Film and Linguistics. In the evenings, participants will get involved in social activities, meet their peers from around the UK and have the chance to interact with current undergraduates, university academics and other university staff in a relaxed, informal setting. For more information, including how to apply, please visit www.sel.cam.ac.uk/prospective-students/undergraduate/access-outreach/year-11-summer-school/ Please note that the application deadline is Friday 19th May, 2017.

S5 Law Residential

Host College:  Selwyn Date:               Wednesday 5th July – Thursday 6th July 2017 The residential has been designed to complement both the Faculty of Law’s Open Day on 5th July and the University’s Open Day for all subjects and colleges on the 6th July.  This Residential will provide prospective students with an opportunity to find out more about the University, how Law is taught at Cambridge and experience a taste of student life first-hand from living in the College and speaking to our undergraduate helpers. For more information, including how to apply, please visit www.sel.cam.ac.uk/prospective-students/undergraduate/access-outreach/year-12-law-residential/ Please note that the application deadline is Friday 28th April, 2017.

Archaeology Summer School

Host College:  Homerton Date:               Monday 10th July – Friday 14th July 2017 This summer school will act as an exciting opportunity to discover both the academic and practical basis of Archaeology as a University subject at Cambridge. It will include sample lectures and seminars, workshops, and excavation. Topics will reflect the breadth of the Cambridge Archaeology degree, which also offers tracks in Egyptology, Assyriology, and Biological Anthropology. For more information, including how to apply, please visit www.homerton.cam.ac.uk/accessandoutreach/homertoncollegesummerschools/archaeologysummerschool Please note that the application deadline is Monday 15th May, 2017.

Arts and Humanities Summer School

Host College:  Homerton Date:               Monday 17th July – Friday 21st July 2017 The summer school will act as an exciting opportunity to discover the range of Arts and Humanities courses on offer at the University of Cambridge. Students will experience sample lectures and seminars, workshops, and a supervision. There will also be guidance on admissions and interviews, and chance for students to explore the city of Cambridge for themselves. For more information, including how to apply, please visit www.homerton.cam.ac.uk/accessandoutreach/homertoncollegesummerschools/artshumanitiessummerschool Please note that the application deadline is Monday 15th May, 2017.

Sciences Summer School

Host College:  Homerton Date:               Monday 24th July – Friday 28th July 2017 Students will experience sample lectures and seminars, lab practicals, and a supervision. Students will follow either the biological sciences track (including biology, chemistry and the medical sciences), or the physical sciences track (including physics, maths, computer science, and engineering). There will also be guidance on admissions and interviews, and chance for students to explore the city of Cambridge for themselves. For more information, including how to apply, please visit www.homerton.cam.ac.uk/accessandoutreach/homertoncollegesummerschools/sciencessummerschool Please note that the application deadline is Monday 15th May, 2017.