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Young adults aged 18-24 in Worcester on July 21, 2023

Benefits of Engineering Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses

Are you fascinated by the inner workings of machines, intrigued by technological innovations, or inspired to solve complex challenges? If you're drawn to the world of Engineering and eager to explore its exciting possibilities, look no further than the Engineering Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses. Prepare for an educational journey that will broaden your horizons, ignite your passion for problem-solving, and equip you with the skills to make a real impact in the field of Engineering. Let's delve into the remarkable benefits of joining our Engineering summer programme in the historic cities of Oxford and Cambridge.

Where are Oxford Summer Courses Hosted?

For ages 9-12, our junior summer courses are hosted at renowned boarding schools including Harrow School, Eton College, and St. John's Beaumont. For ages 13-24, our summer courses are hosted in Cambridge and Oxford University colleges. Apply now to secure your spot in one of our prestigious summer courses.

Unlocking the World of Engineering

Envision a programme that uncovers the fundamental principles underlying Engineering. From sustainable energy solutions to materials science breakthroughs, you'll dive into real-world engineering problems that challenge your intellect and creativity. By examining the strengths and limitations of various approaches, you'll gain insights into the innovative ways engineers tackle today's most pressing issues. Discover the intricate connections between physics and mathematics, and learn how these disciplines intertwine to create practical solutions that shape our world. With our Engineering summer school, the sky truly is the limit, as you prepare to join the ranks of those who've contributed to landmark projects like the International Space Station and the iconic Millennium Bridge.

A Learning Experience Tailored to You

For students aged 13 to 15, our Engineering summer school provides an intimate learning environment where small group sizes ensure you receive individual attention and ample opportunity to ask questions. Interactive learning is at the core of our teaching methodology. Engage in lively discussions, guided by expert instructors who will walk you through new concepts, assign practice tasks to solidify your knowledge, and encourage group collaboration. The inclusion of independent research and class discussions for homework assignments fosters a dynamic learning atmosphere where every student's voice is heard. Learning from your peers and engaging in debates with your tutors creates a well-rounded educational experience that goes beyond textbooks.

The Charm of Oxford and Cambridge

Imagine immersing yourself in the captivating cities of Oxford and Cambridge. While our Engineering summer school focuses on building your skills, your surroundings provide inspiration and enrichment. Oxford, with its fabled dreaming spires, has been a hub of academic excellence for centuries, while Cambridge boasts a picturesque landscape and renowned institutions. Beyond academia, these cities offer a rich cultural experience, from art exhibitions and theatre performances to bustling markets and delightful cuisine. As you explore, you'll form connections and friendships with students from diverse backgrounds, broadening your perspectives and creating memories that last a lifetime.

Oxford: Where Engineering Flourishes

In Oxford, your journey into the world of Engineering is enriched by the city's historical significance and academic excellence. Here, you'll have the opportunity to explore this dynamic field in a vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment. Field trips may include:

  • British Museum: Explore the intersection of technology and history at the British Museum, gaining insights that will enhance your studies.
  • Imperial War Museum: Gain a deeper understanding of the role of technology during times of conflict through the lens of history at the Imperial War Museum.
  • Ashmolean Museum: Discover the treasures of the Ashmolean Museum, where art, archaeology, and technology converge, providing a unique perspective on human history.

Cambridge: A Hub of Innovation

Meanwhile, in the picturesque town of Cambridge, your summer unfolds with enriching excursions, each year offering fresh and unique experiences:

  • Norwich Castle: Immerse yourself in the historical treasures of Norwich Castle, where the past comes to life through captivating exhibitions.
  • The Fitzwilliam Museum: Explore the Fitzwilliam Museum, home to an eclectic collection of art and antiquities that span the globe.
  • Cambridge Punting: Drift along the serene waters of the River Cam, taking in the idyllic views of Cambridge's historic colleges.

It's worth noting that the specific field trips available may change from year to year, ensuring each summer brings a new and exciting adventure. Moreover, you'll have the opportunity to connect with fellow students from diverse backgrounds, forming friendships that extend beyond the classroom. Your summer experience in Oxford and Cambridge will undoubtedly become an unforgettable chapter in your academic journey, leaving you with a deeper appreciation for the fascinating field of Engineering.

Testimonials from Previous Students

"The Engineering summer school opened my eyes to the endless possibilities of the field. It allowed me to explore real-world problems and taught me how to approach them critically and creatively." – Alex, USA

Conclusion: Your Engineering Odyssey Awaits

Ready to embark on a journey that will shape your future? Join our Engineering summer school at Oxford Summer Courses. This immersive experience will empower you with essential skills, encourage your curiosity, and provide insights into the dynamic world of Engineering. Through interactive learning, inspiring surroundings, and expert guidance, you'll take the first steps towards becoming a part of the next generation of engineering innovators. Apply now and seize the opportunity to unleash your engineering potential. Your adventure awaits in the cities of Oxford and Cambridge.

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