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January 28, 2019

‘Desirably Difficult’ Learning

At last week’s BETT show in London – the world’s biggest annual education technology event – educators, techies and thinkers from around the world showcased ….

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January 21, 2019

A Good Tutor is the Ultimate Critical Friend

by Harry Hortyn & Callie Phillipson When reading Simon Creasey’s article about delivering tough feedback, we found it interesting just how many of his key points are ….

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September 30, 2015

10 Top Tips for Independent Study Success: The Oxford Summer Courses Way

At Oxford Summer Courses your tutor will set work for you to complete for the tutorial and we encourage a high level of disciplined independent ….

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January 30, 2015

How Oxford Summer Courses Teaches Discipline and Time Management

‘Work Hard, Play Hard’ has always been an important mantra of Oxford Summer Courses, and we believe it should be an important part of life! ….

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photo (c) John Cairns

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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April 30, 2014

How Tutorials at Oxford Summer Courses help improve your Essay Writing Skills

The Tutorial is structured around the essay you write. Before you go to the tutorial you will write an essay on a question set by ….

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