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July 30, 2014

Standing Out Academically: Part 2

After the response from our last post, we thought we would share some more resources with you. Again, a lot of these cover areas of ….

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July 30, 2014

How To Stand Out Academically

When you come to do University applications, you will find that there is a phrase which comes back repeatedly to frustrate you: “shown interest in ….

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July 30, 2014

Oxford’s Mind-Expanding Museums

Oxford boasts the world’s first University Museum, the Ashmolean Museum, which opened in the 1683.  It has recently been restored, and was reopened in 2009 ….

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July 30, 2014

A Global Village in Oxford

One of the things that I most enjoy about Oxford Summer Courses is how internationally diverse it is. Working as a Residential Dean there last ….

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June 30, 2014

How Tutorials at Oxford Summer Courses help Improve your Self-Confidence

One of the best side-effects of the tutorial system is the increase in your academic self-confidence and belief in your own intellectual ability. Being put ….

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May 30, 2014

How Tutorials at Oxford Summer Courses help you understand your subject better

The whole point of teaching is that the pupil leaves with a better understanding (or at least on the way to a better understanding) of ….

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May 27, 2014

Strange Oxford Traditions: Ascension Day

Oxford is a place of old traditions. This is never more in evident when linked to the Churches in Oxford. To this day, on Ascension ….

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May 15, 2014

How Tutorials at Oxford Summer Courses help you defend your argument better

One of the great strengths of the tutorial system is that you are forced to defend your position. The benefit of having to present, clarify ….

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April 30, 2014

Strange Oxford Traditions: May Morning

The first of May is celebrated across the world, no less so than here in Oxford. The day begins the night before, as the most ….

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