FAQs

Accommodation

Can I be accommodated in a room next to my friend?

Can my parents stay with me?

Must I stay in the accommodation?

I am coming on a junior program - where will I stay?

What’s different about being non-residential on the London course?

Are the student rooms and classrooms air-conditioned?

Contact Us

How do I contact Oxford Summer Courses?

Course Applications

Is there a minimum level of English language required?

I want to study more than one course. Is this possible?

How can I reserve my place?

I want to come and study at Oxford Summer Courses but my area of interest isn’t listed. Can you still accommodate me?

When will I receive more details on the course?

I have special requirements (medical, learning, dietary, accessibility). Can I still come?

Does Oxford Summer Courses offer scholarships or bursaries?

If I have to cancel, how much will you refund?

India Courses for 14-17 year olds

What is Oxford Summer Courses in India?

What will happen on the last day of Oxford Summer Courses?

What will happen on the first day?

What kind of places will I get to go to on the excursion?

Will there be internet access?

Will I have my own room?

Can I go out by myself?

How long is the day?

How are meals organised?

Will I be covered by medical insurance?

I want to study more than one subject. Is this possible?

Does Oxford Summer Courses offer scholarships or bursaries?

Can you book my flights and airport transfers?

Will I be able to launder my clothes?

What is included in the price of the course?

I want to study with Oxford Summer Courses but my area of interest isn’t listed. Can you still accommodate me?

Programme Information

What is included in the price of the course?

What happens if I’m staying for more than one course?

What happens if I have a complaint?

Singapore Courses

What is Oxford Summer Courses in Singapore?

I want to study more than one subject in Singapore. Is this possible?

Do you arrange visas and travel/medical insurance for Singapore?

Can I attend for two weeks in OxSC Singapore?

How will I get from the Airport to NUS?

Where will I be staying in Singapore?

How are meals organised?

Will I have my own room?

Will there be internet access?

Can I go out by myself?

What will happen on the first day?

What is on offer when I am not studying or being taught or tutored?

What kind of places will I get to go on the excursion?

What will happen on the last day of Oxford Summer Courses?

Student Safety & Privacy

What measures do you take to care for the safety of all students?

What are on-course (pastoral) staff to student ratios?

Will students be allowed to go out on their own during the course?

What happens if I get sick during the course?

How will you use my data?

Will you take my photograph?

Teaching & Education Outcomes

Are you affiliated with the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge or any of their constituent colleges?

Is there a minimum academic standard?

Are all your tutors Oxford and Cambridge academics?

What can I expect from the teaching methods you will use?

Do I gain credits at my school / university for completing a course with Oxford Summer Courses?

What certificate do I gain by completing Oxford Summer Courses?

How should I prepare for Oxford Summer Courses?

Technology requirements & Screen policy

Will there be internet access?

Will I need a laptop/tablet to study?

Can students bring and use their phones/personal electronic devices (PEDs)?

Travel & Insurance

Can you book my flights and airport transfers?

How do Airport Transfers work?

I want my child to travel with an airline using their Unaccompanied Minors service – who will the airline hand my child over to?

Will I be covered by medical/travel insurance?

Do you arrange visas?

UK English Language Courses

Is it possible to study the IELTS course for longer than two weeks?

Are your on-course and teaching staff all native speakers?

English Explorers, Key Skills, or IELTS- which course is best for me?

What can I expect from the teaching time on your courses?

What does ‘Active English’ include?

What is on offer when I am not studying or being taught or tutored?

Do I gain credits at my school / university for completing Oxford Summer Courses?

Is there a minimum academic standard?

I want to study more than one course. Is this possible?

Can I study two weeks English Language, and two weeks Academic subject?

How much spare time will I have?

Must I stay in the accommodation?

Will I be able to launder my clothes?

How are breakfast, lunch, and dinner organised?

Who are the on-course (pastoral) staff?

Will I be taught by Oxford University teachers?

What to Expect During your Course

If my parents stay nearby, will I have time to see them?

What is on offer when I am not studying or being taught or tutored?

What kind of places will I get to go to on the cultural excursions?

How much spare time will I have?

How long is the day?

How are breakfast, lunch, and dinner organised?

When should I arrive? And leave?

Who are the on-course (pastoral) staff?

How much of my own money will I need during a two-week course?

What should I bring with me?

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