Cambridge was the hottest city in the UK yesterday, coming in at a massive 38 degrees Celsius! As a result, students felt a little sleepy in the morning, however after a good breakfast and lots of water they were ready to begin another busy day.
In our Introduction to Architecture classes, students had the chance to build their own model cities. This was great fun and also an excellent learning tool as they learnt about scaling and planning. Meanwhile, in our Introduction to Medicine classes students were giving presentations. They presented slides on university medicine – often focusing on the courses run by universities in their home countries.
Once lessons were over, it was time to cool off and our wonderful counsellors headed to the shops to pick up an ice cream for everyone on campus – a whopping 175 ice creams were bought yesterday! In the afternoon, a few students went punting whilst most of the cohort chose to take part in a photography scavenger hunt around Cambridge.
They had a random list of words such as, ‘jungle, smooth and contrast,’ and their task was to take pictures that portrayed these words in some way. This was not a test of speed, but of creativity and artistic skill. It seemed that everyone had a great time exploring the city as part of this activity.
Later on, there were a huge array of activities to take part in, from visiting the Cambridge Rowing Tank to homework club, to volleyball. There was something for everyone to choose from and as the welcomed sound of thunder filled the air, everyone headed out of the rain for a movie night!