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Cambridge Inter-Faith Programme

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Online learning

All teaching sessions will be delivered online, using Zoom and other tools. You will need a sufficient internet connection.

Through our online learning platform, you will have access to all the required materials and readings prior to the start of the course. 

Time commitment and time zones

The course will be taught intensively over two weeks (Monday to Friday). Participants will spend 5-6 hours each day on academic activities, including lectures, seminars, workshops, guided conversations and immersive exercises. 

There will be 3 hours of timetabled online activity each day (beginning at 13:00 BST). Participants are expected to attend all timetabled sessions. You should notify us in advance of any issues with this requirement.

Your convenors will also be available for 30 minutes after the end of each timetabled session, providing an opportunity for practical questions and to chat informally.

Between sessions, you will have reading, research, creative and written tasks to complete. You will manage your own schedule outside of timetabled hours, accommodating your local time zone. Information about the tasks will be distributed a week before the start of the Summer School, and you may choose to complete some exercises in advance. 

Sessions will be recorded and uploaded to the Virtual Learning Environment. These recordings will allow you to catch content you miss (e.g., because of a medical appointment or an internet connection issue), and will remain available for one month following the end of the Summer School. Please note that for reasons of confidentiality, small group discussion will not be recorded, and session recording may be paused on occasion.

Introducing yourself

Successful applicants will be asked to record and share a short introductory video (up to 1 minute). This is to help the teaching team and others taking the course to get to know you. 

Image: Gallery with students and teaching team from the 2021 Summer School.

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