How to Write Better Essays | 5 Practical Tips
Improving writing skills takes effort. Instead of using essay writing websites, identify obstacles and address them. Plan, structure, and answer questions effectively. Use creativity and critical analysis. Read widely and utilise recommended resources for success.
Group Learning: Harnessing the Power of Togetherness
Students learning together in communities is powerful. Peer learning enhances the process, broadening perspectives and reinforcing understanding. Teachers are crucial, but students also contribute to exceptional educational experiences.
Walk and Learn: Self-paced Education by Emily Spicer
Walking the Camino taught me the value of going at my own pace. Cara Johnson's mastery learning approach allows students to learn at their own speed. At Oxford Summer Courses, we prioritise individualised learning for deep understanding and personal growth.
8 Tips for Socialising Whilst Studying at Home
If the effects of the pandemic have now left you studying at home, it's essential that you keep socialising with your friends and family to maintain good wellbeing. Read our top tips on how to maintain a healthy social life whilst studying at home.
What Makes a Good Video? By Emily Spicer
Video's ubiquity doesn't guarantee its effectiveness. At the Oxford conference, experts emphasised small adjustments for better results: guiding note-taking, providing context, and arousing curiosity. Oxford Summer Courses seeks transformative education that engages and connects.
The Art of Debate at Oxford Summer Courses
Oxford's renowned debating tradition, led by the Oxford Union and Oxford Guild, sets it apart. Group 8 students engaged in lively debates on "Arts vs. Sciences" and "Relevance of Monarchy." Lighter topics like "fork vs. spoon" and "cats vs. dogs" added fun.
Success: A Theory of Imitation
Reflected in fame, wealth, achievements, happiness, or change, success varies for each person. Alan Turing and Nelson Mandela embody it. Rudyard Kipling's "If-" poem and Bessie A. Stanley's quote inspire personal success.
Do High Attendance Rates Produce High Grades?
Attendance and academic success have a correlation, with higher absence rates leading to lower achievement. However, attendance alone doesn't guarantee success. Factors like teaching approach and student involvement also matter. Attendance shouldn't be the sole measure of a student's achievement.
5 Useful Tips for Writing Essays
Essay writing is crucial for academic success. Plan, structure, maintain flow, stay focused, and end strong. Join summer courses for practice and feedback. Explore subjects and apply for a rewarding experience in Oxford or Cambridge.
The Importance of Debate
Summer schools: popular for students to expand horizons & excel academically. Benefits include knowledge enhancement, skill development, preventing learning loss, standing out in competition, subject focus, and cultural exploration.
Creating an Effective Study Schedule
UK education transformed: exams cancelled, schools closed. Students adapt to independent studying. Need help with study schedule? Follow our blog: set goals, add events, allocate time, prioritise free time, break goals into tasks. Stay flexible. Share tips on Facebook or Instagram.
Oxford Summer Courses: Top Tips for Independent Study
Oxford Summer Courses offers an immersive university experience with tutorials and independent study. Top tips: create a study space, mute distractions, set a schedule, use rewards, work efficiently, vary study techniques, revise effectively, time yourself, take breaks, seek support.