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Reach Cambridge July 2016: Day 8

Due to an extremely busy weekend, the students and staff were treated to a well-deserved lie in, with lessons being pushed back to 10am. However, there were also classes in the afternoon to make up for lost time on Thursday when we had been visiting Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick Castle, so the day was by no…
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Reach Cambridge July 2016: Day 7

No trip to England would be complete without visiting London. Today was the first of two trips to the capital, with a chance to experience a couple of the city’s museums, as well as one of its most famous department stores. Students visited either the Science Museum or the Victoria and Albert Museum, both housing very different,…
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Reach Cambridge July 2016: Day 6

As it’s summer, we like our students to experience the great British seaside, and where better to do that than Brighton? This coastal resort first became fashionable during the Georgian era – the famous Royal Pavilion was built as a retreat for King George IV (when he was the Prince of Wales). Brighton’s popularity continued to grow over the…
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Reach Cambridge July 2016: Day 5

Another busy day at Reach Cambridge has come to an end and what a wonderful day it has been. After classes the students gathered to hear about what will be an eventful weekend: we’re off to Brighton on Saturday and London on Sunday. Many expressed their interest in the British seaside but put their curiosity…
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Reach Cambridge July 2016: Day 4

Cambridge is a beautiful and inspiring place to live and study, but we also like to take students outside of the city and show them what else England has to offer. What better way to begin our series of excursions than with a trip to Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace. It is a particularly appropriate year to visit the…
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Reach Cambridge July 2016: Day 3

Today, the students became properly familiarised with the concept of the ‘English summer’…  Grey clouds have loomed and released their gloomy loads over the city, yet the Reach Cambridge spirit remained undampened! This morning, the Law class took part in a mock trial (complete with judge’s wig and a jury of supervisors).  Then at lunchtime,…
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Reach Cambridge July 2016: Day 2

Today was the second full day at Reach and it was just as busy at the first! After a good breakfast at our colleges (Christs, Downing and Trinity Hall) everyone went to their second day of classes beginning at 9am. Students are taking hugely varied classes, from Journalism and Media to Computer Science and Physics….
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Reach Cambridge July 2016: Day 1

We’ve had a busy day here at Reach – everyone started bright and early for breakfast in college, after which it was off to the first classes of the program! The students were guided to their various classrooms (which were in Trinity Hall, Downing College and Downing Site), met their teachers and got their first…
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