Overview of UC Berkeley

Cited as “the Capital of Learning”, University of California, Berkeley is located in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Berkeley campus encompasses approximately 1,232 acres, of which a central campus occupies a 178-acre ecological preserve. As the top public university in the world, academic results of the university have contributed significantly to the economy and society of San Francisco Bay, California and even the whole of America. According to the United States National Research Council, the Berkeley campus has the largest number of graduate programs in the whole of the US. Berkeley has 14 schools with several divisions, more than 130 academic departments and over 80 research institutes. The university runs more than 8,000 courses and has produced many accomplished individuals and social elites.

UC Berkeley School Summer Course

When and who should attend?

  • Age: 13-17

  • Quota: 16

  • Date: July 16- August 4, 2017

  • Departure city: Shanghai

  • Closing date: April 30, 2017

UC Berkeley School Summer Course is customised for teenagers aged 13-17. Through a 3-week summer course it aims to create an all-around experience for students to study and live in a top US university. Students will be actually studying and living in the campus during the first 2 weeks, as well as receiving military training on USS Wasp; as for the third week, students will have a visit to the campus of UC, Los Angeles, tour around major scenic spots of the city, and get a full understanding of America’s “melting pot” culture.

Why choose UC Berkeley School Summer Course

  • Your own overseas study mentor

    A consultant for higher education is appointed for each attendant from the beginning to the end

  • Berkeley stay to enjoy authentic US education

    Students will be staying at the dormitory of UC Berkeley campus, experiencing special US programs at the best university in America, and enjoying the liberal academic atmosphere of America.

  • A diversity of cultures shared by many nationalities

    They’re able to make foreign friends, learn about cultures and histories from across the world. The high teacher-student ratio 1:8 ensures that individual

  • Military training on USS Wasp

    Boarding on the famous USS Wasp with other classmates, to explore life during war-time; visiting the heart of the ship; experiencing flight simulators and; looking back at the history of World War II.

  • In-depth visit to UCLA campus

    Led by UCLA students, attendants will have a visit to the UC, Los Angeles campus; they can also seek advice from US senior teachers about how to apply to US university.

  • An eye-opening visit to scenic spots in the US

    Attendants will have a visit to California Academy of Sciences to relish in the charm of science and art; the Golden Gate Bridge offers a magnificent view; Universal Studios Hollywood shows prosperity of LA.

Course details

  • Full preparations before departure

    Before departure each attendant is assigned to a consultant for higher education, who will carry out evaluations on students, analyse their advantages and characteristics, and guide the family on how to make their education plan and how to make the best use of the educational resources of the university, fully preparing them for the future 3-week course as well as studying at US.

  • All-English Culture Workshop

    Each week the students will have two opportunities to participate in conversational exercises on topics that are in connection with activities to be carried out in the afternoon of that day or in the coming weekend. The workshop combines theory with practical training and encourages students to skillfully use the English they know, by leading them to debate in English and share study experiences.

  • Diversified extracurricular activities

    Diversified extracurricular activities

    Students will form a team to participate in US traditional competitive sports, such as baseball, bowling, canoeing, etc. These activities not only help to build a stronger body, but also foster team spirit. The curriculum introduces different aspects of America, such as public welfare, art and music.

  • Academic course in small class

    Academic course in small class

    A complete set of academic modules covering grammar, oral expression, vocabulary and fluency; a small class of 8-10 allows teachers to devote enough energy and time to students, paying due attention to their individualities and exploring their potential to the largest extent. In 17 hours from Monday to Friday enables students to learn by practicing, to gain new knowledge by reviewing the old.

One-on-one Guidance after Returning to China

After returning to China, guidance on completing their resume and evaluation on comprehensive quality of education will be carried out for students, prepping them for US university application.

Looking Back

schedule

  • July 16

    Sunday

    AM: Arrival at California, half-day tour

    PM: Kart racing

    Evening: free communication

  • July 17

    Monday

    AM: Academic English

    PM: Rock climbing

    Evening: free communication

  • July 18

    Tuesday

    AM: Academic English

    PM: Culture workshop, Sather Tower, hike to Big C, sports & games

    Evening: free communication

  • July 19

    Wednesday

    AM: Academic English

    PM: Bowling

    Evening: free communication

  • July 20

    Thursday

    AM: Academic English

    PM: Culture workshop, visit to Indian Rock Park

    Evening: free communication

  • July 21

    Friday

    AM: Academic English

    PM: go to Concord for Q-Zar Laser Tag

    Evening: free communication

  • July 22

    Saturday

    Day: SantaCruz Beach Park

    Evening: free communication

  • July 23

    Sunday

    Half-day tour: Jack London Square, canoeing; visit to Farmers Market

    Evening: free communication

  • July 24

    Monday

    AM: Academic English

    PM: Walk around Chinatown; visit to fortune cookies factory

    Evening: free communication

  • July 25

    Tuesday

    AM: Academic English

    PM: Culture workshop& mountain climbing and swimming at Strawberry Canyon

    Evening: free communication

  • July 26

    Wednesday

    AM: Academic English

    PM: Precita Eyes Mural Art Journey

    Evening: free communication

  • July 27

    Thursday

    AM: Academic English

    PM: Culture workshop; karaoke

    Evening: free communication

  • July 28

    Friday

    AM: Academic English

    PM: Pack

    Evening: free communication

  • July 29

    Saturday

    AM: California Academy of Sciences

    PM: Golden Gate Bridge, Exploratorium Museum and; USS Wasp

    Evening: stay over on USS Wasp

  • July 30

    Sunday

    Award of commemorative certificate and badge Fisherman's Wharf, Lombard Street, Bay Bridge, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

    Evening: Flight to LA; stay at hotel

  • July 31

    Monday

    A magic visit to Hollywood Dreamworks, Universal Studios

    Evening: staying at hotels in LA

  • August 1

    Tuesday

    Visit Griffith Observatory overlooking LA; Getty museum

    Evening: staying at hotels in LA

  • August 2

    Wednesday

    AM: In-depth visit to UCLA campus

    PM: Lectures introducing American school lives and application

    Evening: staying at hotels in LA

  • August 3

    Thursday

    Shopping at Palm Spring Outlets

    Evening: back to hotel

  • August 4

    Friday

    Head back to China

* Please note that this schedule is subject to change due to bad weather or road conditions

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  • Holiday Course

    Holiday courses of various characteristics are designed specifically for Chinese students who want to experience a study tour abroad. It is a good opportunity for students to experience a taste of life at some of these prestigious schools, as well as to prepare themselves to get into overseas reputable schools for further study. As for students who are unable to study abroad, the course offers an alternative for them to supplement traditional Chinese studies with western education.

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