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Cambridge Physics Summer School

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Fundamentals of
Cambridge Physics Summer School

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Experience Cambridge University Life

Participating in academic, cultural, and social events will provide you with a comprehensive picture of Cambridge University life and experiences that will last a lifetime.

Meet Oxbridge Tutors

Our summer school offers you the chance to learn from esteemed faculty members who are at the forefront of their fields.

Immersive Learning Experience

Engage in interactive lectures, stimulating discussions, and hands-on experiments designed to deepen your understanding of physics.

Cutting-Edge Facilities

Access state-of-the-art laboratories, advanced equipment, and cutting-edge research facilities during your summer school experience.

Course Offerings

Physics Summer School Cambridge

World-Class Faculty
Cambridge University is well-known for its outstanding physics department, which is frequently ranked among the best in the world. Learn from the brightest minds in physics as our distinguished faculty leads you through a series of exciting lectures, interactive workshops, and lively conversations. Their knowledge and enthusiasm for the topic will pique your interest and drive your desire to learn more about physics.
Introduction to Physics
Explore the fundamental principles of physics and develop a solid understanding of key concepts.
Quantum Mechanics
Delve into the strange and fascinating world of quantum physics, exploring its principles and applications.
Astrophysics and Cosmology
Unveil the mysteries of the universe, studying celestial bodies, black holes, and the origins of our cosmos.
Particle Physics
Dive into the realm of subatomic particles, studying the fundamental building blocks of matter and their interactions.
Advanced Electromagnetism
Explore the intricate workings of electric and magnetic fields, gaining a deeper understanding of their applications.
Networking Opportunities
Interact with fellow physics enthusiasts from around the globe, building connections that can last a lifetime. Connect with current Cambridge students, guest speakers, and professionals in the field, opening doors to future collaborations and mentoring opportunities.
Inspiring Location
Cambridge University is renowned for its academic excellence and history of groundbreaking discoveries. Being surrounded by world-class scholars, Nobel laureates, and leading researchers during the summer school exposes participants to a wealth of knowledge and expertise. The exceptional faculty members, who are passionate about their subjects, deliver engaging lectures and foster an environment that encourages intellectual curiosity and critical thinking.

Our students love our Cambridge Physics Summer School

Our students love our Cambridge Physics Summer School

On average, 98% of our Physics Summer School students would recommend our course to their friend - This is well above the industry average

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Live like a Cambridge Student on the Cambridge Summer School

physics summer school
Work like a Cambridge StudentEmulate the lifestyle of a Cambridge student by fully immersing yourself in the vibrant academic atmosphere. Embrace the rich heritage of Cambridge by exploring the historic college campuses, attending guest lectures, and engaging in extracurricular activities that complement your academic pursuits.
Oxford University main building from a bird's eye-view.
Reside like a Cambridge StudentAll students will be allocated a college based on their date and subject. You can stay with a friend/sibling if you let us know in advance. All accommodation is single sex and wi-fi is available in all rooms.
Dine like a Cambridge StudentYou will have a traditional meal known as Formal Hall - You can dress up, dine by candlelight in the wonderful surroundings of Cambridge's dining hall.
Utilise Cutting-Edge FacilitiesTake advantage of the state-of-the-art laboratories and advanced research facilities available during the summer school. Work with advanced equipment and engage in hands-on experiments that mirror the experiences of Cambridge's leading physicists.

Historic Setting

The historic setting of Cambridge itself is a constant source of inspiration. Walking through the stunning college campuses, exploring the picturesque streets, and visiting iconic landmarks like the Cavendish Laboratory and the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences evoke a sense of awe and reverence. The centuries-old traditions and illustrious history of the university create an atmosphere that exudes intellectual vibrancy and stimulates a desire for academic achievement.

Unlock the Secrets of the Universe at Cambridge

Embark on an unforgettable journey of scientific discovery, academic excellence, and personal growth at the Cambridge Physics Summer School. Expand your knowledge, sharpen your skills, and connect with a community of brilliant minds in one of the most prestigious educational settings in the world. Join us this summer and ignite your passion for physics.

What our programme includes

What you can expect from your Cambridge Physics Summer School programme:
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Certificates Provided
Designed by Cambridge academics
Open to ages 13-15, 16-17, 18-24
International and UK students
One-to-one personalised tutoring.


13 nights accommodation
Single-sex rooms
Breakfast & dinner provided
Individual bedrooms
Watch the recorded tutorials online.


40+ hours of academic teaching
Access to support materials post-course
Post-course evaluation from tutors
Designed on Cambridge syllabus
One-to-one personalised tutoring.


Trip to London
Activities e.g. Punting, Croquet
Formal Dinners
Explore Cambridge

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    Anonymous reviewer.
    Jenny offers from Cambridge

    Why do you want to study Physics at Cambridge?

    I am extremely fascinated by the secrets of the cosmos and the underlying rules that govern our existence. With its rich academic tradition and renowned professors, studying Physics at Cambridge University would give me with a unique opportunity to dive into the depths of this interesting discipline.

    What was your favourite part about the Physics summer school?

    The ability to conduct hands-on experiments and apply theoretical concepts taught in class was my favourite aspect of the Physics summer school. The practical workshops allowed us to see physics ideas come to life right before our eyes.

    How did it help with your Oxbridge Physics application?

    The summer school’s highly experienced teachers were on hand to answer queries and offer advice on university applications. Their knowledge and assistance assisted me in navigating the application process, ensuring that I successfully presented myself and highlighted my talents as a future physics student.

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    Evan offers from Cambridge

    Why do you want to study Physics at Cambridge?

    I feel that Cambridge’s demanding curriculum, cutting-edge facilities, and lively intellectual community will enable me to push the frontiers of my understanding and contribute to scientific knowledge progress.

    What was your favourite part about the Physics summer school?

    The educated teachers’ help and support made the lessons even more enriching. I liked working with cutting-edge laboratory equipment and seeing physics ideas in action. These practical workshops expanded my knowledge of the subject and sparked my interest in experimental physics.

    How did it help with your Oxbridge Physics application?

    I was able to apply theoretical principles in a laboratory environment thanks to the summer school’s hands-on experiments and practical activities. This hands-on experience not only strengthened my comprehension of physics fundamentals but also highlighted my ability to conduct scientific research and experiments. Such hands-on experience is highly recognised in Oxbridge Physics applications.

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    2024 Summer School

    • 2 Week Summer School
    • 13 Nights Accommodation
    • Certificates Provided
    • 1-1 Tutorials
    • Academic Workshops

    Frequently Asked Questions

    You might have some questions before booking your first lesson. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for in the FAQs, feel free to contact us!

    → What are the dates for the Physics Summer School in Cambridge?
    We have various available dates through the summer holidays and are taking bookings for 2024 now. The Cambridge Physics Summer School will commence on Monday and finish on Friday, with students being able to take advantage of 6 nights of accommodation nearby from the Sunday evening. Contact us to find out more!
    → Who is eligible to enrol in the summer school Physics programme?
    We offer a summer school for different age ranges. Want a year 12 Physics summer school? Check out our 16-18 Cambridge Summer School, tailored for students who are about to apply in the current year or will be applying the year after. If you are looking for a summer school for 14-16 year olds, please contact our advisors and we'll be happy to help.
    → How do I apply for the Physics Summer School?
    You can book directly through our website and pay online. Alternatively, you can speak directly to one of our advisors who will give you more information and you can book with them to secure your place!
    → Will I receive a certificate or academic credit upon completion of the programme?
    Upon completion of the Physics summer school, all students will receive a certificate of attendance that they can use as part of their school application.
    → How does the Physics Summer School in Cambridge differ from other summer programmes?
    For students considering applying to Oxford or Cambridge for further studies, attending our Physics Summer School in Cambridge can provide valuable insights into the academic environment and expectations of these prestigious institutions. It allows students to experience the teaching style, engage with faculty members, and gain a better understanding of what it takes to succeed in an Oxbridge Physics program.
    → Is there an opportunity to interact with current Physics students or professionals during the programme?
    Absolutely! We've designed the Physics summer school so that it allows you the opportunity to interact with a variety of professionals where you can ask questions about anything! You will also spend some time at the University of Cambridge with current Physics students and gain an understanding of what it's like to study at Cambridge.
    How will this programme benefit my future Physics studies or career?
    You will find that our Cambridge summer school for Physics will be beneficial at every step of your application journey! Your experiences will compound your desire to study Physics, which van be shared in your personal statement. You will reflect on your experience during your interview and you will use the knowledge gained as soon as you start Physics school!
    → Are international students eligible to apply? If so, are there any additional requirements?
    Absolutely! We can arrange airport transfers and accommodation if you are joining us from abroad. You will need to double-check with your government body as to whether you will require a visa to travel. If you are unsure or would like support in organising this, please contact our advisors and we would be happy to help!
    → What is the policy for refunds or cancellations if I can't attend after registering?
    When you register for our Physics summer school, you will be asked to pay a £500 non-refundable deposit to secure your place. We do understand that circumstances may arise which could mean you are unable to attend your chosen date. If this is the case, please contact our advisors who will be able to advise you as to whether you are able to amend your date. Please note however, due to the high demand in places, this may not be possible.

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