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Be inspired

by great guests

At Immerse Education’s Cambridge academic summer programmes, participants have the unique opportunity to study the subject they are passionate about in university-level programmes that are designed and taught by expert tutors. Participants are encouraged to stretch themselves beyond the boundaries of a school curriculum and to delve into completely new and challenging content. The Immerse Education academic syllabuses and our expert faculty are what set our academic programmes apart.

Every summer, we are delighted to welcome motivational guest speakers from a variety of inspiring backgrounds, and students will hear from a different guest speaker each week.

  • Kate Atkin
    International training consultant and motivational speaker
    Success: What lies behind the mask? An informative and inspiring talk exploring courage, confidence and the imposter syndrome
  • Dr Nigel Warburton - Guest Speaker at Immerse Education
    Dr Nigel Warburton
    Philosopher, author & journalist
    How do great people find answers to deep and meaningful questions?
  • Dr Lynda Shaw
    Neuroscientist & entrepreneur
    A journey in personal development - how to create your own set of tools to fast track success
  • Abi Oyepitan - Guest Speaker
    Abi Oyepitan
    Former Olympian
    A two-time Olympian and Commonwealth Gold and Silver winning track and field athlete.
What students
are saying

I loved the way we were taught a bit of background covering computer architecture and cryptography, which connected many dots and gave me a bigger picture.

Albert M
Attended Immerse in 2018
Residential Summer Programme (Computer Science) Student

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do you choose guest speakers?
    Whilst we have no official policy for selecting guest speakers, our academic team select speakers that will motivate, inspire and enthuse our programme participants. We believe in providing students with a wide variety of opinions, experiences and backgrounds in order to provide a well-rounded and life-changing educational experience.
  • Will we be able to talk to the guest speaker after the event?
    Often, yes! However, this is entirely up to the individual speaker and their schedule.
  • How often will I hear from a guest speaker?
    Participants on the Academic Insights and Symposia programmes will hear from an inspiring speaker once per week.

Learn directly from experts academics from world class universities

You will explore novel concepts and share ideas in small groups of like-minded and ambitious peers from around the world. Our small class sizes average seven students.

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