What English tuition does Oxford College offer?
We offer 22 hours of tuition per week. 15 hours are subject specific where you can choose to study one 2-week English course from 10 different options. 7 hours are University preparation workshops and seminars. This is the perfect opportunity to gain practical advice and guidance on the University application process and experience authentic University lecture and seminar life. At the end of your time with us, you will deliver a group presentation as part of the Time to Shine project.
The 10 different study options are…
Develop your vocabulary, fluency and confidence in English through topical content and presentations.
Business and Leadership
Present your own sales pitch by studying finance, sales, marketing and leadership.
History of Art
From visual media to painting, sculpture, architecture and design – develop your critical thinking, visual literacy and research skills.
Develop your analytical and communication skills whilst studying human biology and medical symptoms through ethical debates in our Medicine Summer School course.
Through thought-provoking discussions, develop your critical thinking and presentations skills by studying a range of philosophical themes.
Calling all aspiring solicitors and barristers – develop your critical thinking, debating and legal arguments and create your own case for a mock trial in our Law Summer School course.
Deepen your knowledge in chemistry, physics and biology whilst developing your research and presentation skills
English Literature and Creative Writing
Ignite your imagination and develop your critical thinking and creative writing skills whilst studying a range of classic and modern literature.
Politics and Economics
Understand key political and economic concepts, trends and policies whilst improving your communication and presentation skills through political campaign projects.
Develop your understanding of global powers, international policy and diplomacy whilst progressing in your critical reasoning, negotiation and presentation skills through debates and conference scenarios.
What are the social activities at Oxford College?
Our afternoon and evening activities will give you the chance to explore Oxford city, get to know new friends and relax. You will have the chance to play recreational sports, participate in art workshops and conversation clubs, do yoga and mindfulness sessions, visit museums and take nature walks. In the evening you can go to places such as the cinema and theatre and enjoy quiz nights and discos.
We also have a Formal Dinner and Graduation Ceremony to celebrate the achievements of our students!
We have 2 excursions a week too
We have 2 full day trips to famous landmarks in the UK every week of Summer School, with transport and entrance fees included. You can enjoy trips to Brighton Beach, Bath, Royal Windsor Castle, Bristol, London and Thorpe Park.
Is food and accommodation included?
Yes. Just a short walk into the city of Oxford, both campuses give you the opportunity to experience what it is like to live in a prestigious UK University. You can choose from single, twin or triple rooms. Three meals are provided each day. The Oxford College Summer School is operated by Summer Boarding Courses Ltd. We contract with St Hugh’s and Wycliffe Hall for the use of the facilities but have no formal connection with the University of Oxford.
When are the courses and how much does it cost?
2nd – 16th July for 2 weeks at £3,700
2nd – 30th July for 4 weeks at £7,400
2nd July – 13th August for 6 weeks at £11,100
16th – 30th July for 2 weeks at £3,700
16th July – 13th August for 4 weeks at £7,400
30th July – 13th August for 2 weeks at £3,700
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