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Cambridge Residential Russian Summer School – 2018

Monday 27 August, 09:00 - Friday 31 August, 16:00

Monday 27th August – Friday 31st August 2018 (It is assumed that residents will arrive on Sunday night.)

Fitzwilliam College, Storey’s Way, Cambridge CB3 0DG

This five-day course is set in a modern, fairly central and very friendly Fitzwilliam College, which has a long-lasting tradition of Russian and Slavonic studies.

Comfortable en-suite accommodation, ample parking. 15 minutes’ walk to Cambridge city centre, or 5 minutes by bus.

A wonderful opportunity to combine an intensive Russian course with the pleasure of meeting like-minded people. Also, a good way of maintaining, improving or refreshing your Russian.

PARTICIPANTS: Anyone aged 15+, including those in the middle of their A-levels and those starting or doing a university course linked to Russian history, politics, literature or art. There is no upper age limit!


  • 20 hours of language tuition in small groups, with a strong emphasis on the linguistic component: speaking and listening, reading, writing and grammar – all in a fun and creative way.
  • Much emphasis on interaction, group work, role-play and discussions.
  • Enrich your vocabulary, learn idioms, brush up your grammar, immerse yourself in conversation and improve pronunciation.
  • Plus 5 hours of extra-curricular activities.
  • 4 levels (depending on the intake) – from complete Beginners to Advanced, based on an initial assessment test.
  • Tutors are all native speakers – experienced, knowledgeable, enthusiastic and considerate.

Extra-curricular programme will include talks by invited speakers, a walking tour of Cambridge, games, songs, poetry and music, a screening of a film and, finally, a concert – to supplement your linguistic experience in a warm and stimulating atmosphere.

Non-residential (lunch and dinner) = £350
En-suite room & full board = £665
(Sunday dinner is included in the residential fee.)

15% discount for students under the age of 21 in full-time education:
Non-residential (lunch and dinner) = £297.50
En-suite room & full board = £565.25

Please note that this course is now fully booked except for the absolute beginners’ class.

* Please click here if you wish to join a waiting list *

HOW TO BOOK (for absolute beginners of Russian):
1. Please click here to fill in the following on-line enrolment form .
2. Please pay a non-refundable deposit of £100 by direct bank transfer (all details are on the form).

If you are not a beginner: All other classes on the course are currently fully booked, but you are welcome to put your name on a waiting list, and we’ll contact you if there are any cancellations.

Full fees will be due 5 weeks before the beginning of the course, i.e. by Monday 23rd July 2018.

WITH ANY QUERIES: please email Dr Tanya Yurasova on tyurasova@gmail.com or call 0781 510 1481.

Testimonials from Summer 2017

Photos from Summer 2017


Monday 27 August, 09:00
Friday 31 August, 16:00
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Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Storey's Way
Cambridge, CB3 0DG United Kingdom
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