World University Preparation (UK)

A University Preparation Summer Course For 16-18 Year Olds

World University Preparation (WUP) advises students about where and how to apply to university. WUP provides international students with the best possible chance of applying to leading UK institutions.

A mix of 1:1 tutorials, small-group classes, UCAS application workshops and university style lectures guide students through the application system and provide an insight into life as an undergraduate at a top UK university.


  • Full-board accommodation in a Cambridge University College
  • Insurance
  • Airport transfers
  • Personalised report card & certificate
  • Ticket to a performance at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
  • One-to-one tutorials with a specialist advisor
  • Traditional University Formal Dinner in College dining hall
Course Details
World University Preparation (UK) includes:
  • 20 hours of individual, small group and group tuition per week
  • 2 full day excursions per week including Oxford & London University open days
  • Led by an experienced careers and education counsellor from Cambridge
  • Full social programme in and around Cambridge
  • Maximum class size of 11 students


Length of stay Dates Location
2 Weeks 28 June – 12 July Corpus Christi College
12 July – 26 July Corpus Christi College

Sample Timetable 2016

Week 1 Morning Afternoon Evening
Tuesday Arrivals Arrivals
Tour of College
Welcome Meeting &
Wednesday Chief Porter Talk
TSA Testing 1
Individual Meetings with Tutors
Tour of Cambridge
Preparation for Oxbridge
Open Days
Thursday Oxford University Visit Oxford University Visit Punting on the River Cam
Friday Tour of Cambridge University Colleges and Faculties Tour of Cambridge University Colleges and Faculties Free Evening
Saturday Introduction to UCAS
TSA Testing 2
Critical Thinking
General Studies
Oxbridge Feedback Session
Applying to Oxbridge
Sunday Lazy Sunday Morning
UK Education System
Developing Personal Statements
Study Skills Workshop
Debate Evening
Monday Personal Statement Workshop
Essay Writing
Subject Teaching 1 End of Week Activity
Week 2 Morning Afternoon Evening
Tuesday Study Skills Workshop Subject Teaching 2 Leadership Workshop
Wednesday Subject Tuition Subject Teaching 1 Free Evening
Thursday Visit to London Universities Visit to London Universities Formal Hall
Friday Lazy Friday Morning
Word Etymology Class
Subject Teaching 2 Admissions Lecture
Saturday Individual Meetings with Tutor Interview Techniques
Unseen Texts
Cultural Understanding Lecture
Sunday Cultural Understanding Lecture Afternoon in London Performance at Shakespeare’s Globe
Monday Talk with Admissions Tutor
Student Presentations
Individual Meetings with Tutors & Course Feedback Graduation Ceremony
Leaving Party

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