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Engineering Summer School in Cambridge

Career-focused experience in the world of Engineering

Interested in a career in Engineering? The Immerse Education Engineering summer programme will allow you an insight into careers in the industry. Using project-based learning and practical study, you will research and explore real-world scenarios, working alongside other academically talented participants to innovate and pitch a groundbreaking solution.

Interactive workshops and networking events offer you the opportunity to learn from the professionals, to see where you would best fit in the industry. Learning from those at the forefront of their field, you’ll receive industry feedback and personal career coaching to prepare you for future success.

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Learn from exceptional institutions and industry leaders changing the world of business

On the Engineering programme, subject-focused days include visits and/or workshops with:

  1. School of Coding
  2. The Science Museum
  3. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Tour & Talk
  4. Speakers with experience from GlaxoSmithKline

Learning from those at the forefront of their field, you’ll receive industry feedback and personal career advice to prepare you for future success. You’ll also take part in career-immersive industry visits to locations like the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, showcasing the best of Engineering talent.

Industry Workshops

Find out what it takes to work in the industry through real-world projects

You will explore concepts and share ideas in small groups of like-minded and ambitious peers from around the world. In classes averaging 7 students, you will be guided by expert project leads who offer an insight into their industry.

Our rigorous vetting process guarantees that all participants are taught by engaging and supportive educators who are, most of all, enthusiastic about sharing their expertise to ensure our summer school teaching is of the highest quality. Immerse™ is an unrivalled academic experience.

  • Average class size of 7

    Maximum class size of 10 students
  • 1:1 Career Coaching

    Personal support and guidance for success
  • Professional development workshops

    Building essential skills for success
  • World-class experience

    Learn from experts leading the way

Guest speakers from previous summers

Philosopher, author & journalist

Dr Nigel Warburton

How do great people find answers to deep and meaningful questions?
Former Olympian

Abi Oyepitan

A two-time Olympian and Commonwealth Gold and Silver winning track and field athlete.
Neuroscientist & entrepreneur

Dr Lynda Shaw

A journey in personal development - how to create your own set of tools to fast track success
Tutors & Speakers
Our Alumni says

Immerse was an enriching experience which helped me further understand the depth of the engineering course, but it isn’t only about work due to the many expeditions and activities.

Nik S
Attended Immerse in 2017
Residential Summer Programme Student

Experience London Life

Unbeatable excursions

The Career Insights timetable includes a fantastic social and cultural programme with the following excursions:

  • Visit iconic London landmarks
  • Explore a world-famous museum after dark
  • Learn new skills at an indoor skate park
  • Catch award-winning theatre on the West End
  • Experience exceptional urban regeneration at the Olympic Park
  • Experience London Life


    Live and study in

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    Live in the Heart of London

    Career Insights takes place in our capital city, renowned as a hub of creativity, innovation and vibrant culture.

    Home to more iconic buildings and landmarks than any other place in the world, London is a place to be inspired and enjoy direct access to the industries of the future.

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    World-class facilities

    With accommodation perfectly placed to explore the sights and sounds of our capital city, living in London means being connected with world-famous universities and iconic landmarks.

    Located between Bloomsbury and Kings Cross, we make the most of our great location with visits to industry hubs across the city, enjoying the incredible food, culture and history on offer.

    Our accomodation offers a comfortable, convenient base from which to explore the city.


    Pastoral care and safety

    An accredited provider of academic short courses

    Immerse Education is accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC), the leading mark of educational quality for the academic sector. Our accreditation with the BAC sends a positive and clear message to students and partners that they are studying with a trusted and reliable provider who has met a series of globally recognised quality assurance standards, both in terms of academic provision and student welfare.

    The safety and well-being of our participants is our number one priority, and all staff undergo enhanced background checks and receive thorough safeguarding training before interacting with any students.

    For more information, please visit our Pastoral Information page.

    Pastoral Care

    Meet Immerse's mentors and
    college managers

    All of our team members are approachable and supportive. Check out some of our previous team:
    • Eliza, Cambridge
      Eliza's infectious enthusiasm - from the academic sessions to the talent show -means that she's a firm favourite amongst Immerse students.
    • Dylan, Cambridge
      Dylan has been both an Immerse Mentor and a College Manager twice! He's known for going the extra mile to make the Immerse experience exceptional.
    • Ore, Cambridge
      Ore participated in Immerse as a student before joining the team whilst studying at Cambridge, relating her Immerse experience to new students.
    • Maia, Cambridge
      Maia is a Cambridge University Theology student who participated in the Immerse Philosophy programme.
    • Murray, Cambridge
      Murray is an enthusiastic Medicine student at Cambridge University, who is always eager to help Immerse students make the best of their experience.
    • Olivia, Cambridge
      Olivia studies Medicine at Cambridge and has a knack for making friends with each of her mentor 'family' - creating a home away from home.
    Pastoral Care

    Immerse™ Engineering Sample Modules

    To see how the programme is structured, view the Career Insights timetable here.
    • Module 1 - Theory & Research

      Theory & Research
      This introductory module introduces key concepts in the fields of engineering. You will examine real-world data, recent developments in the industry and innovative case studies across civil, mechanical, sustainable and aerospace engineering. You will learn how to use your data and research in product development, and practise presenting your insights in a professional setting.
    • Module 2 - Practical Experience

      Practical Experience
      Exposure to the industry brings future careers to life. Workshops may include a session with the Dyson Institute, a robotics master class with the School of Coding plus visits to industry heavyweights like Jaguar Land Rover or Transport for London. You'll get to see for yourself the engineering innovators that are changing the face of the industry.
    • Module 3 - Real-World Project

      Real-World Project
      As part of the engineering programme, your job is to offer an innovative solution to improve transport around London. You’ll begin by examining the problem and speaking to those it most impacts, for example meeting with Transport for London and London Assembly. You’ll investigate existing solutions and work on product development, taking into account available technology, budget and timeframe. The programme culminates in an opportunity to pitch your product or service to industry professionals.
    • Module 4 - Professional Development

      Professional Development
      Bridging the gap between education and the world of work, this module offers an insight into existing and emerging careers in engineering. These sessions are made up of guest lectures and expert panel discussions with speakers from world-famous institutions like MIT, Stanford University and the University of Cambridge, and experience at leading companies like Airbus, Siemens and Rolls-Royce.
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    • 2023 Early Enrolment – Dates between July – August (set dates TBC)

    13 nights accommodation in central London
    Visits to leading industries
    40 hours of project sessions from subject experts
    Real-world project workshops
    1:1 Career Coaching
    Full and half day excursions to iconic London landmarks
    Formal dinner at a top London restaurant
    Graduation ceremony and certificate
    Detailed Career Development Plan from your personal coach
    Comprehensive summer school insurance
    Mentor family photograph


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