Ages 12-14 •
The Future Computer Scientist Weekend takes students aged 12-14 on an immersive exploration through the world of a computer scientist. The programme offers an interactive experience with top professionals who will guide you through a series of exciting simulations including, creating your own game, defending your company against hackers and rescuing a sports team from bankruptcy using data science. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person at UCL or ‘Live Online’.
You will also be coached on how to become a top computer scientist, with guidance on GCSE choices, extra-curricular activities, work experience and more.
Day 1: Inside a Computer
Day 2: Data, Cybersecurity and Career Coaching
10.30amThe World of a Computer Scientist
11.00amWhat’s Under the Hood: Deconstructing the Computer
11.30amThe Fundamentals of Programming (Part I): Programming Pillars
1.30pmThe Fundamentals of Programming (Part II): Programming Practice
*exact programme subject to change without notice.
10.30amThe Roles in Computer Science
11.00amThe World of Cybersecurity
11.45amYou Become the 'White Hat' Hacker
1.45pmData Science & AI
3.15pmCareer Coaching: How to Become a Successful Computer Scientist
This programme is for students aged 12-14. No prior knowledge or experience is required. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’; the content is very similar for both.
'Live Online’: £165/student for both days.
In-Person: £165/student for one day (you can choose either day 1 or 2) OR £295/student for both days
There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited.
5th-6th November 2022
University College London (UCL)
5th - 6th November 2022
10:30am - 4:00pm (UK time)
As part of your booking, you will receive 12 months’ access to our state-of-the-art tech platform, AmbitionX. Here you will find all of your programme materials and complete post-programme assessments to gain coveted ‘experience points’ to demonstrate your levels of professional development. You will also be able to access any of InvestIN’s Live Online weekend and evening programmes through AmbitionX at no extra cost.
If the in-person programme is cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will have two options: i) move to the next in-person date; ii) move to the ‘Live Online’ version of the programme you selected and be refunded the difference in price. (If you pay via credit because you postponed a previous booking then the credit note will be reissued to you in full). Any government guidance on Covid-related safeguarding (such as the wearing of masks and social distancing) will of course be adhered to. We have managed to successfully deliver in-person programmes during the Covid-19 pandemic, including during the summers of 2020 and 2021, with excellent feedback. We are therefore highly experienced in giving students a fantastic experience even with social distancing rules in place.
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