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Summer Courses for 18-24 Year-Olds

Summer School for Ages 18-24

Welcome to Oxford Summer Courses Summer School for ages 18-24! While we contract with the colleges of the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and London for facility use, we want to clarify that we have no formal connection with these universities. Our summer school provides a wide range of subjects, qualified tutors, tutorials, and an emphasis on adventure and support. Join us for an exhilarating academic journey to gain confidence, independence, and a passion for learning in a thrilling environment.

Inclusions for Summer Courses (Ages 18-24)

  • All teaching, including tutorials (1 or 2 students per tutor), small group seminars (8 students or less) and skills development workshops
  • Accommodation and breakfast every day
  • All evening meals including those at local restaurants
  • A three-course college banquet each Friday evening
  • A graduation ceremony
  • All programmed visits and excursions
  • Airport transfers (UK courses only and conditions apply)
  • Access to Oxford Summer Courses Foundations
  • Travel and medical insurance for all our students attending courses in the UK are included in the costs of the course. Students seeking additional cover or attending international courses will need to buy a different insurance policy.*

Over 40 Subjects to Choose from at Our Summer School

At our summer school, you can choose from over 40 subjects (subject to availability) and explore new academic areas or deepen your knowledge in familiar ones. Our highly qualified tutors use world-class teaching methods to enhance your learning experience and help you develop your critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills. For students aged 18-24, our summer school is an excellent opportunity to gain academic confidence and independence in a supportive and engaging environment.

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Tutorials and Seminars for Ages 18-24

Oxford Summer Courses teaching methodology is designed to benefit students by providing them with the tools to enhance their research, presentation, and critical thinking skills during our summer school. Our seminars and tutorials offer an authentic student experience, with small group sizes and expert tutors who provide detailed feedback and guidance. Students are encouraged to think critically, challenge themselves, and develop flexible thinking to defend their beliefs with confidence. These opportunities shape students' thinking forever, preparing them for future academic pursuits and professional careers.

Experienced and Knowledgeable Tutors

We take pride in the quality of our teaching staff, many of whom are highly experienced academics from renowned institutions. Our tutors have a deep understanding of unique tutorial and seminar teaching methods. By attending our summer courses, you'll have the opportunity to work closely with these experts and benefit from their extensive knowledge and expertise. Their dedication to teaching and passion for their subjects will inspire you to develop your academic skills and reach your full potential. You'll also gain valuable insights into academic standards and expectations that will prepare you for future success.

Balance Your Studies

Our summer courses offer a unique insight into the world of learning and personal growth. Everyone has the opportunity to participate in engaging workshops and enjoy a variety of social activities, including film nights and sports days. Additionally, there are exciting opportunities to explore the stunning surrounding areas, such as Blenheim Palace and Windsor Castle. For those seeking urban adventures, a trip to London unveils hidden wonders waiting to be discovered. Alternatively, students can take a refreshing break from academic pursuits by relaxing in a pub garden under the warm sunshine. However students choose to spend their free time, the options are truly limitless.

Access to Oxford Summer Courses Foundations

Prior to joining our Oxford Summer Courses Summer School for ages 18-24, students can enhance their experience with Oxford Summer Courses Foundations - our self-paced online learning platform. Included in your fees, this platform offers a comprehensive range of resources available 24/7, providing a strong foundation for your academic success. Prepare in advance and boost your ability to learn and excel in your summer course with our platform.

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Alejandro, Spain

"I loved having people from different cultural backgrounds in my Oxford Summer Courses summer school course—they brought experiences to the conversation that I had never encountered before."

Alex, USA

"Oxford Summer Courses has exceeded my expectations and has been a great way for me to meet people from all over the world while experiencing all that the city of Oxford has to offer in my summer school."

Alexis, United Kingdom

"The course at Oxford Summer Courses was specially adapted to what we wanted to learn about, taught by such a knowledgeable expert in the field, with very well-facilitated discussions with other eager students in the summer school."

Andreina, Spain

"The tutor at Oxford Summer Courses summer school asked us questions that I wouldn't normally ask myself, and I feel like I really grew during the course."

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