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Oxford Summer Courses for Ages 18-24

Oxford Summer School for Ages 18-24

At Oxford Summer Courses, we are dedicated to nurturing young minds to chart their own academic journeys. Our tailored summer school courses provide a supportive environment where independence and critical thinking are fostered within an inclusive community. Hosted at esteemed Oxford University Colleges like Worcester College, our Oxford summer courses offer unparalleled opportunities for young adults aged 18-24 to explore their passions and excel in their chosen subjects. Apply now to secure your place and embark on an unforgettable Oxford summer school experience.

Entry Requirements

To apply to join our Oxford summer courses, learners should be aged 18-24 years old, speak English proficiently, and possess a keen interest in exploring their chosen subjects in a stimulating academic environment.

What’s Included

  • All teaching, including tutorials (1 or 2 students per tutor), small group seminars (8 students or less) and skills development workshops.
  • Accommodation and breakfast every day.
  • All evening meals including those at local restaurants.
  • A Friday evening three-course formal hall.
  • A graduation ceremony.
  • All programmed visits and excursions.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Access to Oxford Summer Courses Foundations.
  • Travel and medical insurance included.
  • Welcome pack: Including an Oxford Summer Courses backpack, notebook, and water bottle. .

Oxford Subjects for Ages 18-24

Tailored for young minds aged 18-24, our Oxford summer courses at Worcester College cover a range of exciting subjects, including:

  • Sustainable Engineering
  • Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Economics
  • English Literature
  • Environmental Science
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Oxford Academic Overview

  • Seminar: Tutor contact time: 12 sessions x 1.5 hrs, with a maximum class size of 8 students. Interactive sessions promote critical thinking.
  • Tutorial: Tutor contact time: 2 sessions x 1 hr per pair. Learn in a small group (1-2 students) setting, receiving personalised feedback.
  • Independent Study: Explore topics beyond seminars, conduct research, or prepare for sessions.
  • Tutorial work: Weekly small group tutorial (1-2 students) to prepare for, with work set in advance and a submission deadline of 3 pm on Wednesday.

Oxford Summer School Curriculum

  • Goal setting: Our staff will help you set stretching goals for your Oxford Summer Courses experience and future aspirations.
  • Reflection: Time to review your course goals and learning progress, guided by our staff.
  • Tutorial Q&A: Understand the role of tutorials in the Oxford and Cambridge learning model and ask questions to staff beforehand.
  • Industry insight: Gain insights from industry experts about various career and academic paths and ask questions.
  • Future pathways: Explore career options and strategies for advancement from expert speakers.
  • College visits: Explore different Oxford colleges.

Social and Cultural Overview

  • City tour and orientation: Staff-led tour of city highlights to help you get acquainted.
  • Evening social: Optional social gathering with classmates.
  • Activities: Planned events on college grounds or in the city, such as sports, visits, or college events.
  • Excursion: Off-site trip with classmates.
  • Free time: Explore the city or plan activities with friends.
  • Formal: Formal dinner at college or school with three courses.
  • Graduation: Celebrate course achievements and conclude your time with Oxford Summer Courses.

Apply Now to Oxford Summer Courses

  • Ready to embark on an unforgettable summer of learning and growth? Apply now and join us at Oxford Summer Courses.
  • Limited spaces available - don't delay!
  • Did you know that you can extend your stay with Oxford Summer Courses when you apply?
  • Did you know that we offer flexible payment options?


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Alejandro, Spain

"I loved having people from different cultural backgrounds in my Oxford Summer Courses summer school course—they brought experiences to the conversation that I had never encountered before."

Alex, USA

"Oxford Summer Courses has exceeded my expectations and has been a great way for me to meet people from all over the world while experiencing all that the city of Oxford has to offer in my summer school."

Alexis, United Kingdom

"The course at Oxford Summer Courses was specially adapted to what we wanted to learn about, taught by such a knowledgeable expert in the field, with very well-facilitated discussions with other eager students in the summer school."

Andreina, Spain

"The tutor at Oxford Summer Courses summer school asked us questions that I wouldn't normally ask myself, and I feel like I really grew during the course."

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