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Cambridge summer school

Cambridge, is a cosmopolitan, university city filled with history and culture where old traditions meet new innovations and city life is played out against the imposing backdrop of the many university buildings.

Cambridge university Cambridge university The University of Cambridge, founded in 1284 is one of the most famous and highly regarded universities in the world. Cambridge alumni include some of the worlds most notable scholars including, Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, A A. Milne and fifteen British Prime Ministers.

This unique location provides the ideal environment for ISSOS, giving summer students the chance to experience one of the world’s most visited cities and to discover the stunning architecture and countryside that lie beyond.

Cambridge’s attractions are many and varied with, the Imperial War Museum, punting on the River Cam, 32 university colleges and the market square amongst others, enthralling visitors from far and wide.

Although Cambridge is considered a city it has the atmosphere of a small university town, with glorious architecture at every corner, cafes, museums and theatres dominating this small, picturesque and above all safe city.

Queens' College, Cambridge

ISSOS, Cambridge is set in the safe, self-contained campus of Queens' College. Founded in 1448, Queens' College is one of Cambridge's oldest and most beautiful University colleges. Spanning the river Cam, Queens' combines ancient and modern seamlessly to provide students with state-of-the-art facilities steeped in academic history. This stunning location, combined with the proximity to the historic and cultural City of Cambridge, offers a wealth of attractions and experiences for our summer students.

The locations for our summer schools are safe, stimulating and full of charm, offering our students the summer adventure of a lifetime where the focus is on personal safety and wellbeing, quality individual instruction and a unique international experience within an exceptional environment.


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Rachel Bussom, Student, USA
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It’s hard to sum up ISSOS in a few lines, but its quite easy to sum up in one word: Brilliant! From classes to activities to trips, ISSOS has something for everyone and more than one thing for most.