11 days • January 2024
Gain advanced pre-university insights in Creative Writing at the University of Sydney.
Dates & Fees
3rd January – 13th January 2024
(Enrolments are OPEN)
$10,490 (All inclusive 11 days)
- OR -
$6,990 (Day-only model)
Includes: all academic sessions, weekday day-events as well as evening social activities and dinner. Attendees will need to be off the campus by 9.30 pm
Does not include: Weekends, weekend activities and excursions, accommodation, or breakfast.
For ages 13-18
Advanced pre-university course in Creative Writing at the University fo Sydney
The creative writing courses offer the chance for you to develop your writing and enhance your creative writing skills by crafting the stimulating cultural setting of Oxford – the academic home to some of the world’s greatest literary and creative minds such as John Milton and William Thackeray.
Our creative writing courses for budding young writers encourages you to use this setting as inspiration and push the limits of your current writing abilities, working alongside expert university tutors and other like-minded peers. You will learn how to improve your work through various techniques – focussing on areas such as character and plot development, form and much more.
3rd January – 13th January 2024 (Enrolments are OPEN)
10 nights accommodation in a college of the University of Sydney
Breakfast, lunch and dinner in College Hall
Accommodation in an individual bedroom
35 hours of academic sessions from Oxford University and Cambridge University tutors
Carefully designed study and lecture materials
Mentor programme and access to support material
Formal hall dinners at University of Sydney
Visits to iconic landmarks including Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbour and the Taronga Zoo
Cultural and social activities including Australian Football, Cricket and lots of opportunities for BBQ
Graduation ceremony and certificate
Detailed evaluation written by tutor
Mentor family photograph
Free premium membership to UniPrepare's 'Nurture' plan
Learn directly from expert academics from world-class universities
Academic Insights is taught by expert tutors from the Universites of Oxford and Cambridge who will travel to Sydney from the UK to lead the course, offering exceptional teaching quality on the other side of the world.
You will explore novel concepts and share ideas in small groups of like-minded and ambitious peers from around the world. In small class sizes averaging 7 students, you will be guided by expert tutors who have honed their expertise through teaching undergraduate students at world-class universities, including the universities of Cambridge and Oxford.
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
Supportive, challenging and engaging
Develop a practical understanding of your subject
Academics travel from Oxford and Cambridge
Boost your confidence and develop key attributes in academic skills workshops
Our workshops are geared towards unlocking participants’ potential, giving them the tools to prepare for the next steps of their education and future goals. Build upon existing study skills to support future university-level learning.
These workshops explore a diverse and enriching range of topics – past examples have ranged from ‘Productivity tips’ to ’21st Century Technology Skills’. We’re sure that you’ll learn something completely new. Unlike traditional schools, Immerse allows you to learn beyond the traditional curriculum.
Certificate & detailed
All participants receive an individual report from their tutor
Develop a personal project to present at the end of the course
Live like a University
of Sydney undergraduate
An authentic experience of university life
Interview skills, academic writing and presentations
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