If you excel academically and have the drive to succeed, you may be considering an application to Oxford or Cambridge. These institutions are among the most selective universities in the world so it’s all about academic ability, potential and commitment. This course will help students to understand what sets Oxbridge apart from other universities and what the application process entails. The programme will also be useful for students considering other top universities such as London School of Economics, Imperial College London, University College London, Durham University and others.This programme is run by Cardiff 6th Form College, which has topped the independent school league tables for the past 6 years, and whose students regularly receive offers from Oxford and Cambridge. This special programme includes classes to push students beyond the confines of their 6th form studies, encouraging them to approach subjects form different angles and challenge themselves to think outside the box. There are special sessions on writing an effective personal statement, preparing for Oxbridge subject tests (eg STEP) and intensive one to one interview practice. Accommodation is provided in fantastic new residences in central Cardiff, the capital city of Wales which offers a huge range of cultural and sporting activities. There is a full programme of activities and excursions included.
|Ages:||14 to 19 Start dates: 24 July Duration: 2 weeks|
|Accommodation:||Full board in single rooms|
|Fees:||2 weeks - £2800
2 weeks + 1 week of Academic Programme - £3,500
2 weeks + 2 weeks of Academic Programme - £4.000
Academic Summer Courses at Chelsea Independent College offer students the opportunity to explore their favourite subjects in more depth, improve their English language skills and gain an insight into their chosen career fields. Courses are available in Art & Design, Business & Finance, Engineering & IT, Law, Politics & International Relations, Media & Communication and Medicine.
Small, informal study groups create a collaborative environment in which students experience studying at one of London’s best sixth form colleges. Our specialist course tutors assess their potential and offer expert advice on options for the future. Interactive workshops and seminars with leading professionals provide valuable opportunities for students to receive further career insight and guidance.
Students can also have fun experiencing life in this vibrant and cosmopolitan city, as well as the opportunity to visit London’s world-class museums and cultural attractions with fellow students from around the world
|Ages:||14 to 17 Start dates: 2, 16, 30 July Duration: 2 weeks|
|Accommodation:||Single or Shared en-suite study bedrooms|
Concord College is a prestigious independent school, which welcomes students from all over the world into their vibrant and varied community. Concord College’s main term students have an impressive record of offers from top universities such as Oxford and Cambridge, Imperial College London, London School of Economics and University College London and these preparation courses will support motivated, academically gifted students to realise their ambitions. This programme is designed by Concord's own Oxbridge-educated teaching professionals and will help students aged 16-18 demonstrate their full potential during any university selection process. It will include:
There are 4 options available: Law, Medicine, Humanities & Social and Political Science and Computer Studies, Engineering and Maths. Accommodation is provided within the superb grounds, with 24 hour supervision to ensure student safety and wellbeing.
|Ages:||16 to 18 Start dates: 2,16,30 July Duration: 12 days|
|Accommodation:||Single Study Bedrooms|
The course is designed for students applying to the top universities for courses in pure and applied sciences, mathematics, econopmics, dentistry, medicine and engineering. Students work in the school's new Medical Science Centre and there are workshops on personal statement writing and interview technique.
|Ages:||16 to 18 Start dates: 17 August 2017 Duration: 1 week|
|Accommodation:||En-suite study bedrooms|
The Oxford Preparation College offers a fantastic university preparation programme for students aged 15-17, right in the centre of Oxford. The course is for international students with an Upper Intermediate to Advanced level of English and gives students the opportunity to live and study at a prestigious University of Oxford college.
Students can pick from three programmes of study at the college, depending on their chosen focus: SAT Preparation, IELTS Preparation or University Preparation. Each of these programmes includes 27 hours of tuition per week and will allow students to refine their academic literacy skills in a variety of areas: academic writing, critical responses to texts, critical thinking, presentation skills, and research methods. They will gain a broader understanding of academic practice that will assist them in applying to any university, in the UK or internationally.
|Organisation:||Summer Boarding Courses|
|Ages:||15 to 17 Start dates: 3 July, 24 July Duration: 3 weeks|
|Accommodation:||Single study rooms|
We offer bright 15-19 year olds from all over the world the chance to see what university life is really like and discover what degree course is right for them. The Oxford Summer Academy is the complete package, offering academic, extra-curricular, social and cultural activities. Students will stay in a medieval University of Oxford college, studying the subjects that interest them, in very small groups. They will also get to explore Oxford, London and other top English attractions. Best of all, this will be alongside like-minded students, leading to great new friendships. Described by a previous student as the best time of their life.
|Ages:||15 to 19 Start dates: 25 Jun, 9 Jul Duration: 2 or 4 weeks|
|Accommodation:||Oxford University college room|
|Fees:||2 weeks - £3995
4 weeks - £7800