August 31, 2017

Punting on the River Cherwell

Punting is one of the most well-known aspects of Oxford’s array of entertainment, therefore no course seeking to emulate the famous university experience would be ….

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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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April 18, 2017

Debating at Oxford University

Debate and discussion are at the heart of the teaching system at Oxford, with students learning not only from lectures, practicals and seminars, but also ….

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April 11, 2017

Literary Oxford – A Glimpse Outside the Traditional Tour

People all over the world associate Oxford with the literary giants and their books, Lewis Carroll’s, Alice in Wonderland, J.R.R Tolkien’s, The Lord of 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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September 30, 2016

A Trip to London

Written by Rachel Evans and Bramwell Blower, Student Helpers at Somerville College 24 students and 3 pastoral staff arrived promptly at the break of dawn ….

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