Academic Lectures @home for students aged 9 - 17

From January to March learn from inspiring speakers, who have succeeded in their area of expertise. Whether it is a deputy principal of a reputable IB school, an HR expert, an engaging economics expert or a professor and a doctor of social sciences. They can’t wait to share their expertise with you, help you prepare for your future and start thinking out of the box. ...and the cherry on the cake, these lectures are FREE OF CHARGE!

Different topics to broaden your horizons

What is your area?
  • Personal Statement: Learn how to get started on your CV/resume and your personal statement for university applications.
  • Government's fiscal response to COVID 19: Learn how the current COVID19 pandemic affects not only today but also the future.
  • Time: Learn how people measured time throughout history. Is it possible to travel through time?
  • Music of English: Music instruction helps the learners successfully employ English rhythm, assimilation, elision and other linking aspects.


Anastasia Vasileiou - Anastasia is the Director of Studies at Academic Summer. She is also a deputy principal at a prestigious IB school in Greece, her homeland. She has more than 30-year experience in teaching and she holds a Master’s Degree in School Management. She has just successfully gained her PhD in the University of Cambridge. Anastasia loves teaching and working with people of all ages, backgrounds and nationalities.

Francisco Bustos - Francisco has over 24 years of experience in international marketing & sales. His work has taken him to countries across the world including Angola, China, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Colombia and all over Europe. Francisco is a linguist, speaking four languages and has a great interest in world history. Francisco has worked for several reputable education providers in Oxford, Cambridge and London. Francisco is an excellent mentor and a great listener.

Giedre Balcytyte - Giedre is a doctor of social sciences, an associate professor of linguistics at Vilnius University, an IPA (UCL, UK) certified phonetician, a researcher, a lecturer and a teacher trainer. Her special research and teaching focus is on the acquisition of English by non-native speakers. Verbal and non-verbal communication including the nuances of vocal skills and the prosodic/musical features of the English language is the area she is particularly interested in. Her empathy and understanding makes her one of the students' most favourite Academic Summer teachers.

Paige Phillips - Paige is the Human Resources and Business Manager for Academic Camp Canada. She has her degree in Human Recourses Management and 5 years of experience in the field. She is primarily based in Canada, and has also directed UK half-term courses. She enjoys training and onboarding staff and is fasinated by the what motivates and incentivize people in the workplace.