Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
Experience what it is like to study in Cambridge! During your time with Oxford Summer Courses, you will stay in one of three world-renowned Cambridge University Colleges. The colleges are located throughout the city of Cambridge, all within walking distance of the city centre, which has historical buildings, tourist attractions, and shops.
Sidney Sussex College was founded in 1596 by Frances Sidney, Countess of Sussex, as a memorial to her husband, Thomas Sidney. The college is located on Sidney Street, in the centre of Cambridge, and its buildings are a mix of Gothic and Renaissance styles. Throughout its history, Sidney Sussex College has produced many notable alumni, including the poet and playwright Ben Jonson, the scientist and philosopher Francis Bacon, and the politician Thomas Babington Macaulay.
Sidney Sussex College accommodation for students includes single and twin rooms, overlooking the college’s two courts, elegant gardens, and cloisters. Each morning, students are provided breakfast in Sidney Sussex College's dining hall, where notable individuals dined there while they were students.
Our exceptional subject tutors, who form the foundation of our summer courses, have years of experience teaching students at prestigious universities like Cambridge and Oxford using world-class teaching methodologies. Choose from more than 20 subjects in Cambridge, popular courses include Economics, English Literature, and International Relations.