The exclusive summer program of ISSOS, offers high school students (aged 13-18) the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the world renowned and stunning university town Cambridge, England. Students who gain a place at ISSOS will be able to create a personalised three-week program to suit both their academic needs and wider interests, by choosing one academic and one elective program.
Students at ISSOS who choose our journalism summer course will be taught to sharpen their research and writing skills and debate social, political and ethical issues. These skills have wide-ranging applications and will stand students in good stead during their education and beyond.
Students will return home with a stronger foundation of journalistic skills and values, and will be equipped with the techniques for writing and editing copy.
What will it cover?
The course combines inspirational seminars and practical workshops with individual and group exercises:
- Enhance your essay writing skills and learn to structure an argument
- Undertake practical assignments - compile a news report, research and write a feature article, write a review
- Learn the techniques for editing copy and designing pages for publication
- Use the power of language to communicate effectively and inspire others
Students will investigate current affairs, practice the core journalism skills of interviewing and research and learn to write inspiring and accurate articles on their own choice of topic. As a team, the students on this course will assist in the production of the ISSOS Times, the summer school’s newspaper, working in collaboration with the photography students, thus enhancing their team working skills.
Learn to use the world around you for inspiration and develop your journalistic skills to inform, influence and entertain others.
What Makes ISSOS Different?
- High quality programs, some of which are exclusive to ISSOS
- Welcome students from over 80 nationalities
- 40% of students return year after year
- We only accept 10% of each nationality, ensuring a truly international experience
- Summer staff are experts in their field, from CELTA qualified English teachers to PGA Golf Pros
- We are a Values Led business with 9 values at our core that run through everything we do
The total cost for ISSOS in Cambridge 2020: £500 Enrolment Fee, plus £4400 Tuition
We offer an all-inclusive fee for the three-week ISSOS experience covering:
- accommodation (full board)
- course materials and equipment
- trips and excursions
- evening activities, cultural trips & Sunday workshops
- cultural events
- the ISSOS Highland Games
- transport between selected airport and ISSOS campus