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October 30, 2017

Bletchley Park, Codebreaker HQ

Originally Bletchley Park had been a Victorian estate, and the students loved exploring the 18th-century mansion. The huts which homed tens of thousands of codebreakers ….

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September 13, 2017

3 Things To Expect From A Creative Writing Course

For me, the best and purest thing to expect from a creative writing summer course, is to expect anything. You may enter with an agenda, ….

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August 30, 2017

Warwick Castle Day Trip

On Saturday 15th of July, our Course 3 13-15 year old students embarked on a trip back in time to Warwick Castle. Warwick Castle is ….

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photo (c) John Cairns

June 30, 2017

The Museums of Kensington

Our first point of call in London was the Natural History Museum. The students were awed by the impressive grandeur of the museum’s exterior architecture, ….

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May 31, 2017

Your Pre-Course Checklist, Guidance on What to Pack & What to Expect

We want you to be as ready as possible for our 2 and 4 week courses in the summer, therefore due consideration needs to be ….

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photo (c) John Cairns

May 30, 2017

3 Lessons I Learned From Studying Creative Writing with Oxford Summer Courses

In July 2016, Avantika Singhal arrived in Oxford to undertake a Creative Writing academic course. At Oxford Summer Courses we model our teaching on the ….

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December 30, 2016

Windsor Castle Day Trip

Written by Sophie Poston, Assistant Course Director at Somerville College The oldest and largest occupied castle in the world, Windsor has been the home to ….

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August 30, 2016

Harry Potter Studios Day Trip

Written by Kezia Fender, Assistant Course Director at St Benet’s Hall As the curtain rolled up to reveal the carved doors to the Great Hall, ….

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February 01, 2016

The Oxford Tutorial

Oxford is world-famous for its distinctive style of teaching: the tutorial. Rather than teaching students in large groups, the tutorial system provides students with a ….

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