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Our Summer Experiences are now over 75% full. Places are highly limited; register now to avoid disappointment.

Our Summer Experiences are now over 75% full. Places are highly limited; register now to avoid disappointment.

ESC TEST - Engineering

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

ESC TEST - Engineering

Overview

You can get 15% off if you book this month by using the code Summer15 at checkout. 

The Young Forensic Scientist Summer Experience gives students aged 15-18 a fully immersive experience of working as a forensic scientist in London.

Over the course of 15 days, students will have some of the most exclusive experiences of forensic science that one can imagine: capture evidence at a simulated crime scene, perform finger print and blood spatter analysis and identify unknown drugs in a state-of-the-art laboratory.

Join us for a life-changing experience that will set you up for a future as a successful forensic scientist.

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Immersive Engineering Experiences:
  • ‘Boeing Experience' on-board a 747 jet with aerospace engineers
  • Discover the magic of ‘Supercar’ production and design with engineers from leading supercar brands
  • Take apart a petrol engine under the supervision of a top mechanical engineer
  • Design an aerofoil and test it live in a wind tunnel with a Rolls Royce engineer
  • Build a bridge using structural design to carry load
  • Create your own sustainable engineering solutions to protect the Thames Estuary from the imminent flood risk
  • Network with pioneering start-ups that are building the future of the industry through innovative technology
Senior Engineers from a Variety of Specialities:

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State of the art technology
  • Top doctors will coach you through a range of interactive activities, including:
  • Patient consultation: participate in a simulated consultation from start to finish
  • X-ray examination; discussing diagnosis and initiating treatments
  • Tooth carving: watch a senior dentist carve a tooth and practise it yourself using a piece of soap

Introduction

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Immersive Experiences Days 11-15

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10:30

Become the CSI

  • Examine the strategy used when approaching a crime scene
  • Gain a thorough understanding of hygiene best practice and the clothing you’ll need
  • Undertake a series of small escape room exercises with guidance from experienced forensic professionals
  • Test your attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Take on a series of real-life case studies exploring famous historical plots
  • Race against the clock to unlock the truth and be the first to uncover the suspect
11:30

Enter the Crime Scene

  • Walk through a simulated crime scene: act as a first responder and a fingerprint analyst
  • Photograph evidence to capture the initial state of the scene
  • Sketch the scene with dimensions to keep on record
  • Label and package the evidence into the correct containers for transport
  • Learn the principles of fingerprint identification
  • Perform finger-mark powdering and presumptive blood testing
  • Explore the effects different surfaces have on fingerprint deposition
  • Match the correct fingerprints to a potential suspect

If you wish to pay in full simply select 'Register Now' and you will be able to secure your place. Alternatively, if you are interested in paying in instalments please reach out to us at info@investin.org or complete this form and we will create a personal payment plan for you.

Our Young Engineer Summer Experience will be running three times over the summer and you can find the starting dates below:

  •  7th July 2023
  •  28th July 2023
  •  18th August 2023

You can choose to start on any of these dates, and select to attend for either days 1-5, days 1-10 or days 1-15.

Check out our FAQ section to find out more information on our accommodation and airport transport service!

London 5-Day London 10-Day London 15-Day
Length Days 1-5 Days 1-10 Days 1-15
Photograph, sketch and capture evidence in a simulated crime scene. Match fingerprints to a potential suspect. Perform blood spatter analysis.
Tour a leading forensic laboratory. Deliver an expert witness testimony in a simulated courtroom. Use cyber forensics to catch dark web criminals.
Private networking session with top forensic scientists
World-class professional development training: 5 days of coaching on all the skills you need to become a top forensic scientist
Summer Experience fee £1475 £2850 £2850
Optional fee for University of London accommodation (private single rooms) with all meals and guardianship included Available for an additional
£900
Available for an additional
£1650
Available for an additional
£1650
Optional fee for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way) Available for an additional
£150
Available for an additional
£150
Available for an additional
£150

Choose a location below:

In Person

Available dates:

  • 7th July 2023
    28th July 2023
    18th August 2023

Venues:

  • University College London (UCL)
    Roberts Engineering Building
    Torrington Place
    London
    WC1E 7HB

Accommodation location:

Please find below some of our most frequently asked questions. If you have any other questions you'll be able to find our full FAQ list here and you are also welcome to reach out to us at info@investin.org and we'll be happy to help!

When is the deadline for registering for an experience?
Places on our programmes are allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis so we will close registration as soon as we reach capacity, because of this we would always recommend booking as soon as possible to ensure you do not miss the opportunity to attend.
Do I get a certificate?
Upon completion of the programme you will receive a bespoke certificate to include in all of your future applications. This will help you stand out from the crowd and show your passion for your chosen career. Letters of attendance are also available upon request at info@investin.org.
Who are your safeguarding team?
On each Summer Experience, we have safeguarding team members on-site 24/7 to promote the safeguarding and pastoral welfare of our students. Our team are security-vetted (enhanced DBS-checked) professionals who work in education full time and our team is made up of Academic Professionals / LSA, Safeguarding Officers, Nursing Professionals, and Mental Health Practitioners. Students will therefore always be able to easily contact a guardian, should they need any support.
What is your accommodation package?
You can choose to add our accommodation package to your booking where you will be allocated to the University of London's Garden Halls, College Hall, or International Hall. Here, you will enjoy your own private room, 3 meals a day, and 24/7 guardianship. There are also lots of communal areas such as a games room and cinema room where you will be able to socialise with other students. Our safeguarding team will also put on evening activities such as trivia night, games night, and sports evenings.
Are meals included in your accommodation package?
Our accommodation package includes three meals a day. Breakfast and dinner are a buffet service provided by the accommodation catering team. For lunch, students will be provided with a Waitrose & Partners meal card to have lunch offsite.
Will there be any opportunities for rest days?
On the mornings of day 6 and day 11 you will have rest time to allow you to recharge for the next period of your programme. You will also have time in the evenings and during your lunch break to relax and socialise with the other students on the experience.
Do you offer payment plans?
We offer payment plans for our Summer Experiences, allowing you to pay in instalments. A 50% deposit is required to reserve your place. To arrange your personalised plan contact simply complete this form or contact us at info@investin.org.
I’m younger than 15, can I still come?
Absolutely, we are happy to welcome younger students onto our programmes and have receive fantastic feedback from younger attendees. If you would like to join us at a slightly younger age, simply get in touch at info@investin.org to arrange this with us. We also run unique experiences for 12-14 year olds which you can view here.
I'm older than 18, can I still come?
Students aged 19 are welcome to join us if they have not yet started university or further studies.
Additional Support and Special Requirements
Should you have any special educational needs or require additional support please fill out this form and a member of the Student Experience Team will be in touch to discuss your requirements. If you have already completed your booking please get in touch with us directly at info@investin.org.

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Covid-19

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