The University of Southampton


The fee for attending the course is £299, which includes overnight accommodation Monday – Thursday nights, and all food and drink for the week.

If you would prefer to arrive on Sunday 26 July, overnight accommodation and dinner on Sunday night, and breakfast on Monday are available for an additional £59.60. Overnight accommodation is not possible on Friday 31 July but we can provide a list of local hotels on request.


You may be eligible for a full bursary (covering the full course fee), or a reduced fee of £239. Full bursaries (course costs covered) are available to students who meet at least two of the following criteria:

- you will be the first generation in your family to attend university,
excluding brothers and sisters

- your current home postcode is in an area with low levels of progression to
Higher Education (POLAR quintiles 1 or 2)*

- you attend a school/college in the lowest two quintiles for average QCA points per A level student*.

- you are in receipt of a 16-19 Bursary or similar grant OR received Free School
Meals at any point during your secondary school education

- you are living or grew up in Local Authority care

- you are currently a Young Carer or Young Adult Carer

A reduced course fee of £239 is available to students who match one of the criteria above OR your whose current home postcode is in POLAR quintile 3*

Please note bursaries do not cover the cost of additional accommodation and meals on Sunday night. Bursary holders may be able to claim a contribution towards reasonable travel expenses by public transport. Please contact us for more information. 


The Zepler Scholarship 2021

This exclusive scholarship from the School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton provides £1000 for all students in the first year of their degree* who meet all of the following conditions:

  • attended our Electronics and Computer Science or Biomedical Electronic Engineering Taster Course in 2019 – all students who attend will automatically be considered
  • select an ECS degree at Southampton as their firm acceptance through UCAS, and enrol on this programme in 2021
  • meet (or exceed) their offer, and obtain at least A*AA at A-Level (to include / exclude any subjects specified in the offer wording)

*scholarships are payable at the end of the first term of study in year one. All information correct at the time of going to print (December 2019). Students may only receive one scholarship from the University of Southampton in any one year (however they may hold both a University scholarship and a bursary).

2020 Leaflet

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