IPSA EPITA Summer School 2021 - Imagine, Develop, Control, Fly

This 3-week online summer programme aims to provide key concepts and a general understanding of what drones and robotic arms area and how to control them. First, with the expertise of the team, you will learn how to design a robot using one of the most commonly used robotic environments: Robot Operating System. Then, you will discover how to develop a mobile application that allows you to control such systems.

Prerequisites: Basics of python and intermediate programming skills. Applicants must understand Object Oriented Programming and usual design patterns. It's recommended to have 2 years of higher education in IT or computer science. Highly recommended to have 2 screens.

Upcoming Zoom information sessions:


How do I apply?

Funding is limited and will be awarded on a first-come-first-served basis. Current undergraduate Swansea University students are eligible to apply. Postgraduate students can also apply for funding but must provide evidence that their academic supervisor approves of their participation. Additional funding is available for eligible students through the Global Wales Discover programme.

  1. Apply for Go Global funding using one simple form: 
    Download the Virtual Summer Funding Application Form 2021 and return by email to lucy.v.williams@swansea.ac.uk. We will then check your eligibility and confirm if you have been awarded funding. As part of this, we will automatically check if you are eligible to receive the Widening Participation (WP) funding. The level of funding awarded will be dependent on your programme cost. Programmes are not fully-funded.
    The Go Global team will confirm your funding eligibility and send you a Participation Agreement to sign.
  2. Apply to your chosen virtual summer programme
    Apply to your chosen programme directly. We will require confirmation of your acceptance onto the course. You will need to pay the standard programme and tuition fees direct to your programme provider. Students who have been approved for funding will then receive their bursary from Go Global once the programme has begun. It is important that you are aware of this in order to budget accordingly and be sure you are able to cover the full programme cost initially. 
  3. Start your programme:
    Funding will only be processed once we receive evidence of your acceptance and enrolment on the programme. Please factor this in to your budgeting.