Cambridge University Summer School (2013)

A great example of a summer well used to explore university life!


Last summer, I went to Cambridge University for a summer school from 12th-16th August.

When applying for the Sutton Trust summer schools, I found that Durham and Cambridge were the universities which offered the sort of courses that I was the most interested in. I’ve never been to Durham before. I had been to Cambridge before (the shadowing scheme in February of that year) but loved it so much that I really wanted to go back. So, I applied for Biological Sciences at Cambridge.

The five days I spent at Cambridge were absolutely amazing. I learnt so much, not just from our lecturer/mentor/supervisor (not sure what to call him – he asked us to call him Paul), but also from the friends I made.

We had breakfast at 7.30am everyday and activities for the day began at 8.30am. We learnt about enantiomers and 3D films, zoology, physiology, drugs and enzymes…

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