Engineering Summer Schools in Cambridge

What’s special about studying the Engineering in the Cambridge

Cambridge University is home to the largest Engineering department in the world bringing unique scale and breadth to the research that is being conducted here. For an aspiring Engineer, Cambridge is a thriving hub of inspiration and you’ll be studying in the footsteps of scientists such as Stephen Hawking, Ernest Rutherford and the man behind Dolby Digital. Surrounded by stunning architecture and academic heritage, there is nowhere finer to explore your passion for Engineering.



The Engineering Summer School in Cambridge for 13-15 Year Olds

Summary of the Engineering summer school in the Cambridge for the first age group

The Engineering Summer School for 13-15 year olds starts with a consideration of the engineering developments of the past 300 years, many of which have their foundation in Cambridge University. You will discover the advances made during historic industrial revolutions as you work with your peers to solve a series of practical challenges that call on your logic and verbal reasoning as well as your mathematical understanding of the world around us.


The Engineering Summer School in Cambridge for 16-18 Year Olds

Summary of the Engineering summer school in the Cambridge for the second age group

For 16-18 year olds interested in studying Engineering, the Immerse Education Engineering summer programme offers the perfect opportunity to explore your subject in depth ahead of committing to more advanced study. Surrounded by the scientific heritage of centuries of Cambridge graduates, you will explore the range of topics available to an engineering student and appreciate the interdisciplinary nature of this field. Topics range from sustainable engineering, to computer engineering and beyond enabling you to get a feel for what it would be like to study Engineering at an advanced level.


Why choose Immerse Education?

1. Exceptional learning experiences

At Immerse Education, our academic programmes are more than just a lesson in a classroom. We’re dedicated to providing our participants with exceptional learning experiences.

Participants will explore novel concepts and share ideas in small groups of like minded peers, guided by expert tutors who have honed their expertise through teaching at world-class universities, including the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and Harvard. The ‘Immerse’ model of learning is now offered in over 30 different programmes.

2. Developing global perspectives

Students from over 100 countries have participated in our academic programmes. Developing global citizens, building tolerance, broadening perspectives, and encouraging diversity and equality are all important priorities for Immerse Education. Our academic programmes facilitate healthy discussion, whilst enriching the perspectives of each of our participants.

3. A personalised approach

We offer a personalised approach that appreciates and caters to the needs of each of our participants. This starts at the point of contact, and continues throughout the programme, and beyond. Not only do we support our participants throughout their Immerse experience, but we’re also invested in their success after they’ve completed their programme. We provide exciting initiatives beyond our academic programmes to support our valued alumni.


Nazareno Donato, Engineering tutor

Nazareno Donato received the B.Eng. degree (2013) and the M.Eng degree (2015) in electronic engineering from Federico II University, Naples(Italy). He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree with the High Voltage Microelectronic and Sensor Group, University of Cambridge, U.K. His current research interests include the modelling and simulation of wide bandgap semiconductors (Diamond and SiC) for high power devices and circuits.

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

Our academic summer schools are designed for students aged
13-15 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.

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