The University of Southampton


The total cost of the course is £245, which includes overnight accommodation Monday – Thursday nights, and all food and drink for the week.

If you would prefer to arrive on Sunday 28th July, overnight accommodation and dinner on Sunday night, and breakfast on Monday are available for an additional £55.00.

Overnight accommodation is not possible on Friday 2nd August but we can provide a list of local hotels.


We have small number of competitive bursaries to cover the full course fee and any reasonable travel expences. Bursaries are available to students who meet at least two of the following criteria:

  • will be the first generation in their family to attend university, excluding brothers and sisters
  • current home post code is in an area with low levels of progression to Higher Education. The HEFCE Postcode Checker ( shows my Home Postcode has a POLAR3 quintile of 1 or 2.
  • in receipt of a 16-19 Bursary or similar grant OR received Free School Meals at any point during secondary school education
  • currently a Young Carer or Young Adult Carer
  • living or grew up in Local Authority care.

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 2020

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 2020
  • 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 2018). 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).