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Somerville College, Oxford

Join us for a renowned Oxford summer school experience at Somerville College (ages 16-17), hosted by Oxford Summer Courses. Secure your place from £6,395, with courses starting from 14 days long. Apply now to secure your preferred course, date, and room type.

Oxford Summer School Hosted at Somerville College

Our Oxford summer school, supports ambitious young people to find their own path. Our tailored learning journeys nurture independence and critical thinking as part of an inclusive community. Offering over 29 subjects for ages 16-17, our Oxford summer courses are hosted in Oxford university colleges, including the renowned Somerville College. Ready to join Oxford Summer Courses? Apply now through our online application form here.

Somerville College School Overview

Founded in 1879, Somerville College stands as one of the first women's colleges that now admits all genders. It holds a unique place in history, being associated with notable figures such as Margaret Thatcher, one of its alumni. The college is characterised by a large green central quadrangle, providing a picturesque backdrop for academic pursuits. With a commitment to academic excellence and a rich historical legacy, Somerville College School offers a unique and inspiring learning environment. Address: Somerville College, University of Oxford, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HD, United Kingdom.

Oxford Summer School Prices and Courses

Secure your spot for these unforgettable Oxford summer school experiences starting from £6,395. Our Oxford summer courses at Somerville College, tailored for young minds aged 16-17, cover a range of exciting subjects, including Architecture, Art History, Biology, Classical Civilisation, Environmental Science, International Development, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Sociology and Anthropology, Sustainable Engineering, Marketing and Media, Business and Entrepreneurship, Chemistry, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Economics, Law, Leadership, Mathematics, Physics, Politics, Psychology, International Relations, English Literature, and History. For details on what's included in our Oxford summer courses, please visit our What's Included page.

Oxford Summer School Duration and Options

Experience an immersive academic journey with our Oxford summer courses at Somerville College, spanning 14 days. For an extended adventure, seamlessly continue your academic exploration with back-to-back summer courses. Dive deeper with our Four Week Enhanced Programme, allowing students aged 16-17 to spend 14 days in Oxford and another 14 days in Cambridge. Enjoy a complimentary overnight stay between both summer courses, ensuring a continuous and diverse academic experience across two prestigious university cities.

Somerville College Meals Overview

The 16-17 age group courses are half-board, meaning that breakfast and dinner will be provided. Dinner will consist of a combination of meals at the college and reservations at local restaurants. Lunch is not included, but you will be able to buy your own lunch wherever you would like - our on-course staff will provide suggestions.

Somerville College Accommodation Overview

Experience the unique atmosphere of Somerville College by residing on the main college site. All rooms are designed for individual occupancy, ensuring a private and focused living space. Bed linen and towels are provided.

How to Choose Your Room Type

Selecting your room type is a straightforward process with Oxford Summer Courses. Visit the application form, input your date of birth to view available subjects, choose your desired subject, and navigate to the "Location and Room Type" section. Select your room type and complete the remaining details before submitting your application. This ensures you secure a suitable room type for your Oxford Summer Courses experience.

Example Activities at Somerville College

Immerse yourself in a vibrant mix of activities at Somerville College for an exciting summer adventure. Break the ice with engaging games and enjoy a unique Taskmaster experience. Sharpen persuasive skills in a lively debate and showcase sporting prowess during the Sports Afternoon. Experience the magic of cinema at Movie Night and explore creativity during Arts Night. Unleash entrepreneurial spirit in a Dragon's Den-style challenge, test knowledge in a Quiz Night, and join friendly competition at the OxSC Olympics. Cap off your day with laughter and fun at Games Night.

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