Biology Summer School

Study Biology from expert tutors in inspirational locations

The Biology Summer School by Immerse Education offers students to gain a taster of what it’s like to study Biology at an advanced level, through carefully designed programmes that are taught by expert Biology tutors from world-leading universities. It’s the unique opportunity to further your knowledge of one of the most important scientific disciplines, and to discover the different pathways available should you continue to study Biology. Our Biology programmes not only provide a fascinating insight into exciting new research, but also provide hands on experience to allow you to apply the theory that you learn. Find out more below!


About the Immerse Biology Summer School

The Biological Sciences represent some of the most fascinating research that encompasses some of the world’s most pressing issues – from Ecological destruction to Biomechanics and the rise of Superbugs, Biology is a fascinating subject that intersects many different sciences and even unrelated disciplines. Our Biology Summer Schools will allow you to explore different topics in Biology that will not only improve your current understanding of the discipline, it will also highlight some of the most fascinating aspects of Biology.

More than that, our summer schools focus not only on delivering fascinating content, but on improving your skills. If you want to learn how to be an excellent scientist, you’ve made a great start by choosing a Biology summer course with Immerse.


Cambridge Biology Summer School for 16-18 year olds

The Biology Summer School for 16-18 year olds will provide you with an exciting and unparalleled insight into university-level Biology. The curriculum will provide you with a deep insight into the science behind ‘life’, and will explore some of the fascinating research trends in the Biological Sciences. You will have the opportunity to explore the rich and varied topics in Biology that are essential to many important careers such as in Medicine or Biotechnology.

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Locations We Offer

Don’t just learn about Biology, immerse yourself in inspirational and significant locations. As you learn from tutors from world-class universities, you will also be able to apply the theory that you’re learning in the classroom through hands-on practicals that focus on the inspirational buildings you’re living and learning in.

Our Biology programmes take place in colleges of Cambridge University. In your breaks, you’ll wander past the ‘DNA Discovery’ pub, The Eagle, where Watson and Crick worked over lunch to draw up a list of the 20 canonical amino acids.

Our Biology Tutors

Our Biology tutors are passionate about how the field has developed and are at the forefront of Biological research. Gain the skills and experience you need to excel with a unique, unparalleled learning experience.

Each week, you’ll be able to collaborate with leading academics mirroring the teaching method of the iconic, world-renowned and most respected educational establishments in the UK.

As current and past alumni of world leading universities, they’re highly specialised, recognised and knowledgeable in their chosen fields and can transfer their academic wisdom to you through interactive learning, independent study, seminars, and tutorials, depending on your age group.


Dr Saroj Velamakanni

Dr Velamakanni is a Cambridge educated scientist, researcher and entrepreneur currently working as a consultant providing expert R&D due diligence and business development services to Biotech and pharma companies within Europe. He completed his undergraduate and post graduate studies from the University of Madras, India and was twice recipient of a gold medal for my outstanding academic achievement. For pursuing his doctoral studies at Cambridge, UK, he was awarded the prestigious Cambridge Nehru Scholarship. Dr Velamakanni is very passionate about teaching and has extensive teaching experience at the University of Cambridge.

Academic programmes for students aged 13-15 years old and 16-18 years old.

Our academic summer schools are designed for students aged13-15 years old, and for students aged 16-18 years old. Whatever age you are, you will be taking part in an academically demanding(but enjoyable!) programme, living in Cambridge University colleges, and meeting other motivated students from all over the world. Read on to find out more about some of the colleges that you could be staying in.

Prepare for your academic future with Immerse Education’s award winning summer schools