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Corpus Christi celebrates its Quincentenary!

This week we congratulate our friends at Corpus Christi College Oxford, currently celebrating its 500th year, also known as Quincentenary! Corpus’s Founder, Bishop Richard Fox, passed his new College of…

March 2017 Read


5 Benefits of UK Summer Courses

There are many reasons why enrolling your child at Summer School is a great investment in your child’s future. Study Travel Magazine (February 2016) found that the top reasons for…

March 2017 Read


The British Council’s Best of British Conference – Mexico City

Our very own Oxford College Principal was invited to deliver a plenary at the British Council‘s Best of British conference in Mexico City last week, to an audience of over 1,200…

March 2017 Read


A Scholar’s Story

Suman Sunar, from Nepal, was awarded a scholarship in 2016. Suman was kind enough to share a few words about his experience with SBC both before and during the summer.…

February 2017 Read


Q&A with Head of Oxbridge Applications

To gain an insight into how studying with Summer Boarding Courses may be beneficial in terms of preparing for University life, we asked Rebecca Williams – head of Oxbridge Applications…

January 2017 Read


Welcome to Summer 2016

The Summer Boarding Courses team would like to extend a very warm welcome to parents and students, both returning and new, who will be joining us this summer. We hope…

June 2016 Read


Weird & Wonderful festivals in the UK

In our last blog, we looked at the quirky traditions of April Fool’s Day. The April 1st celebrations, however, are just one of a number of strange traditions which are…

May 2016 Read


The tradition of April Fools’ Day

Have you ever wanted to play a practical joke on one of your friends? The UK has a 12-hour window today (April 1st) when people take part in the annual tradition…

April 2016 Read


5 things to do in Oxford and Cambridge

Students attending SBC Summer Schools and Summer Colleges will enjoy an exciting Activity and Social programme, which includes trips to London, Stonehenge and Thorpe Park. Those staying with us at…

March 2016 Read


New SBC website!

Welcome to our brand new website! Mobile-friendly, fun, fast and functional, our new website shows you all that www.summerboardingcourses.co.uk has to offer for our international students from 8-17. So what’s…

February 2016 Read



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