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Use limited time code SUMMER15 at checkout for 15% off any Summer Experience

Use limited time code SUMMER15 at checkout for 15% off any Summer Experience

The Young Doctor Summer Experience

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

The Young Doctor Summer Experience


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


The Young Doctor Summer Experience gives students aged 15-18 a fully immersive experience of working as a doctor in London.

Over the course of 15 days, students will have some of the most exclusive experiences of medicine that one can imagine: perform key medical tasks in a London hospital, attend patient consultations, practise taking blood, and learn to stitch up wounds.

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

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Immersive Medical Experiences:

  • Conduct hospital visits, work as part of a team of doctors to treat real patients, and shadow doctors on a simulated ward round
  • Work under pressure to assess a robot patient on a trauma ward, perform immediate treatment and receive live feedback from emergency medicine doctors
  • Make diagnoses by reviewing patients' data, including: x-rays, blood tests, consultation notes and medical history
  • Use the latest medical virtual-reality technology to become submerged in a hospital’s emergency department
  • Attend a private networking event with top doctors 

Meet Senior Doctors: 

  • Be coached through immersive experiences with doctors from oncology, surgery, emergency medicine, cardiology and more
  • Private networking sessions with these doctors who can become vital connections for your future careers

 Medical School Admission Coaching:

  • Comprehensive coaching on how to get into a top medical school
  • Master the admissions process: personal statements, interviews, UCAT and BMAT assessments and more
  • World-class professional development training: dedicated coaching on all the soft skills you need to become a top doctor: leadership, teamwork, communication, empathy, time management, agility and more

Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:

  • Attending the Summer Experience demonstrates that you have gained skills which are highly-valued by top universities
  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your university applications.

World-Class Universities And World-Class People:

  • Experience two of the best universities on the planet: University College London (UCL).
  • Meet talented and ambitious students from around the world who fly in for the Summer Experience, creating an invaluable lifetime network.

Design Your Own Summer Experience:

  • Select your preferred length of experience. You can choose to attend for:

      1.  days 1-15 (the full experience); or

      2.  days 1-10 only; or

      3.  days 1-5 only

  • Accommodation, meals, guardianship and airport pick-up are available if required and can be added at checkout


Immersive Experiences Days 1-5

Enter ‘The GP Surgery’

-Step into the shoes of a GP to examine real patients in a simulated surgery
-Take medical histories and review pathology reports to build a clear picture of the patient’s health
-Practise your patient communication skills during routine check-ups
-Experience the dynamic between GP and hospital medicine

Specialist Consultations

-Delve into cases of patients afflicted by life-altering conditions and practise working through the correct diagnostic process, take their medical history, and to discover how best to treat them
-Ask the right questions and make informed decisions to refer your patient to a specialist
-Decide how best to support your patient on their road to recovery
-Experience a simulated mental health ward

Diagnostics & Patient Communication

-Explore how a doctor works through the diagnostic process
-See a patient consultation in action
-Understand patient communication methods

Trauma & Basic Life Support

-Practise administering CPR on animatronic dummies
-Learn to suture: practise stitching up wounds using mock skin
-Diagnostic escape room: work through a series of time-based problems to save your patient from a life-threatening illness

Excelling in Your Medical School Application

-Build an outstanding medical school application
-Creating a ‘winning’ personal statement
-Practise your answers to challenging questions with live feedback
-The interview structure: experience several MMI stations
-Excelling at interviews: receive coaching by doctors who run medical school interviews

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


The Summer Experience is for students aged 15-18 and you do not require any prior knowledge.

  • There are 3 start dates you can choose from:
  1.  7th July 2023
  2.  28th July 2023
  3.  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.
  • We provide accommodation at University of London halls of residence. You can add this at checkout if you wish to.
  • Listed on the table below is a breakdown of the pricing options and what is included.

Click “Register Now” to book your place. Alternatively, if you wish to pay by instalments please email us at with the following information and we shall send you an invoice for a 50% deposit: student’s name; date and length of summer experience; whether you want accommodation or not.

London 5-Day London 10-Day London 15-Day
Length Days 1-5 Days 1-10 Days 1-15
Perform clinical procedures including CPR & suturing; meet real patients; take medical histories; medical school application advice.
2 full days in a teaching hospital; shadow doctors on simulated ward rounds; treat a robot patient on a trauma ward; practise taking blood.
Private networking session with senior doctors.
World-class professional development training: 5 days of coaching on all the skills you need to become a top medical professional.
Summer Experience fee £1475 £2850 £3950
Optional fee for University of London accommodation (private single rooms) with all meals and guardianship included Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Optional fee for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way) Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Alternative a 7 day ‘Live Online’ version of the Summer Experience (7 days for £795)

Choose a location below:

In Person

7th July 2023

28th July 2023 

18th August 2023

The programme is based at UCL and the surrounding University of London campus. Certain days take place in other key industry locations in London.

Accommodation Location

tudents who choose accommodation will reside in University of London halls of residence. We occupy 3 different halls close-by to each other (listed below). The vast majority of students will be placed in Garden Halls

Garden Halls, London, WC1H 9EN,

College Hall, London, WC1E 7HZ

International Hall, London, WC1N 1AS

Download Digital Brochure - Garden Halls >>

Download Digital Brochure - College Hall >>

Download Digital Brochure - International Hall >>

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.



In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will receive a refund. We have never yet had to cancel a London summer experience, having successfully delivered programmes during the summers of 2020 and 2021, with strict social distancing and excellent feedback. We shall of course adhere to all Covid-related government guidelines in place at the time of the programme and keep student safety as the highest priority.

If you pay via credit because you postponed a previous booking then the credit note will be reissued to you in full.



If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device.

You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.