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A Guide to Cambridge University Summer School with Oxford Summer Courses

Our summer courses in Cambridge provide you with a once-in-a-lifetime chance to study and explore one of the most renowned university cities in the world. Cambridge’s prestige offers you the quintessential British experience as you spend your summer in a historic, culturally rich, and diverse community with Oxford Summer Courses. This unique opportunity allows you to engage in university-level education, independent learning, and academic challenges, all while meeting like-minded peers from around the globe. Please note that this program is hosted by Oxford Summer Courses and is not affiliated with the University of Cambridge.

Where are Oxford Summer Courses Hosted?

For ages 9-12, our junior summer courses are hosted at renowned boarding schools including Harrow School, Eton College, and St. John's Beaumont. For ages 13-24, our summer courses are hosted in Cambridge and Oxford University colleges. Apply now to secure your spot in one of our prestigious summer courses.

Overview of Cambridge Summer School

Our Cambridge Summer School takes place in esteemed colleges such as Fitzwilliam College, Corpus Christi College, and Sidney Sussex College, among others. However, please note that we have no affiliation with the University of Cambridge. The University of Cambridge is a public collegiate research institution located in the historic city of Cambridge, England. Founded in 1209, it is the third oldest continuously operating university.

The University of Cambridge boasts many beautiful buildings, gardens, and notable landmarks such as the Bridge of Sighs, Cambridge University Botanical Garden, and King’s College Chapel. During your Cambridge Summer Course, you and your new friends can explore this vibrant, culturally diverse community and make lifelong memories! Our Cambridge Summer School provides a unique opportunity for students to engage in independent study within a historic and prestigious setting. Our purpose is to contribute to your intellectual, personal, and overall growth. We combine tutorials with engaging extracurricular activities to encourage our students to broaden their academic scope and ignite their passion for a subject of choice. Our Cambridge Summer School offers an enriching cultural experience for students from all over the world. However, please bear in mind that our program has no official affiliation with the University of Cambridge.

During their time at the Cambridge Summer School, students can visit iconic landmarks, create long-lasting memories with new friends from diverse backgrounds, and develop a genuine interest in their chosen subject. For more information on the Cambridge University Summer School, visit our overview of the Cambridge summer school experience.

Courses and Programs Offered

Cambridge prides itself on being a hub of education in England, recognized worldwide for its exceptional teaching and research facilities. Imagine spending your summer in a city known for its academic excellence and historical significance. We offer an extensive range of Cambridge programs, including Business & Entrepreneurship, Chemistry, and Engineering.

Our Cambridge Summer School is an exciting opportunity for students between the ages of 13-24 who wish to embark on a journey of learning and exploration, achieving social as well as academic independence. We offer a wide range of courses at renowned institutions such as Fitzwilliam College, Sidney Sussex College, and Corpus Christi College. For more information on the various courses we offer, check out all available courses for Cambridge.

Student Life and Experiences

If you attend Cambridge University Summer School, you will enjoy a rich campus life and a diverse range of activities. Our campus life structure in Cambridge is designed to be engaging and inclusive. We encourage our students to dive into all activities as they contribute to your overall development and personal growth. Icebreaker games help you bond with peers, creating a friendly and collaborative environment.

We host debates and discussions that challenge our students to deepen their critical thinking and improve their persuasive skills. Creative activities like tower building and Arts Night provide opportunities to showcase artistic talent and creative spirit. The OxSC Olympics is an important event that encourages students to engage in friendly competition across various sports.

Student support is a cornerstone of the Cambridge University Summer School experience. Dedicated staff are available to assist with academic and personal needs, ensuring a supportive environment where students can thrive. Cambridge University Summer School offers a vibrant campus life, a wide array of extracurricular activities, and exceptional student support, creating an enriching and memorable summer experience. To learn more about what is included in the cost of our Cambridge Summer School, visit what's included in the cost of Cambridge summer school.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are the benefits of attending the Cambridge University Summer School with Oxford Summer Courses?

Attending the Cambridge University Summer School with Oxford Summer Courses offers numerous benefits, including exposure to world-class academic environments, access to historic landmarks, and the opportunity to meet and learn from peers around the globe. This experience helps develop academic independence and enhances personal growth.

Is the Cambridge Summer School affiliated with the University of Cambridge?

No, the Cambridge Summer School is hosted by Oxford Summer Courses and is not affiliated with the University of Cambridge. Our programs are independently organized to provide an enriching educational experience in the historic city of Cambridge.

What courses are available at the Cambridge Summer School?

We offer a wide range of courses, including Business & Entrepreneurship, Chemistry, Engineering, and more. Each course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the subject and encourage independent learning and academic exploration. For a complete list of courses, visit our available courses for Cambridge.

What is the student life like at the Cambridge Summer School?

Student life at the Cambridge Summer School is vibrant and engaging. Students participate in a variety of activities, including academic workshops, creative arts sessions, and sports events. There are also opportunities for social interaction through icebreaker games, debates, and collaborative projects, fostering a supportive and inclusive community.

How can I apply for the Cambridge Summer School?

Applying for the Cambridge Summer School is simple. Visit our application page, complete the application form, and submit it. Our admissions team will review your application and contact you with further instructions.


Attending Cambridge Summer School with Oxford Summer Courses can be a transformative experience, offering numerous benefits. Students will immerse themselves in a thought-provoking program that allows them to engage in various extracurricular activities and explore one of the most beautiful cities in the UK. This unique opportunity gives students a chance to enhance their knowledge, cultivate lifelong friendships, and experience personal growth in a journey of learning. To embark on this unforgettable journey and make the most of your summer, don't hesitate to apply today. For more details on how to join us, visit our application form.

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