Medicine Summer Schools in Cambridge

What’s special about studying the Medicine in the Cambridge

Scientific discoveries form a substantial component of the academic heritage of Cambridge. The site of the discovery of the circulatory system, the structure of DNA, and breakthroughs in stem cell research, Cambridge has a very impressive track record For an aspiring Medicine student, Cambridge provides unrivalled inspiration as the backdrop to the Immerse summer programmes which challenge you to explore new scientific content and develop practical skills for the future.



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

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

The Medicine Summer School for 13-15 year olds provides an exciting first insight into the world of medicine. You will draw upon your existing understanding of chemistry and biology as you explore key systems that keep us alive, how drugs affect the functioning of these and what the anatomy looks like in reality as you perform your own dissections. You will also be introduced to medical research and what’s happening behind the scenes in medical advances.


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

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

For 16-18 year olds interested in studying Medicine, the Immerse Education Medicine summer programme offers an exciting opportunity to get to explore both the theory and practice of this wide-ranging discipline. Surrounded by centuries of academic prestige, your university tutor will guide you through complex biological concepts and encourage you to further your own knowledge and passion through independent research. You will engage with advanced academic research and develop practical insights as you identify key structures through dissection and learn how to suture.


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.


Eléonore Fox, Medicine tutor

Eléonore Fox is currently completing her PhD at the University of Cambridge in the Department of Medicine. Her research focuses on the role of neutrophils (a type of immune cell) in respiratory diseases. More specifically, she is interested in why and how the morphology of neutrophils changes in the alveolar compartment of certain diseased patients.

She completed a Bachelor of Science in Anatomy and Cell Biology at McGill University in Canada, before joining the University of Cambridge for a Master of Philosophy in Clinical Science (Experimental Medicine). After initially specializing in cancer research in various laboratories, including at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Harvard University) and at the Rosalind and Goodman Cancer Centre (McGill University), she shifted her focus to immunology and intensive care research.

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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