Oxbridge Summer Education

The Magdalen Centre
The Oxford Science Park Oxford OX4 4GA
United Kingdom..

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Broadening Global Horizons


About This Programme


For Older Students (Sixth Form):


  • How Universities Evaluate Personal Statements
  • Feedback from Tutors on Personal Statements
  • Defending your Statements
  • Balancing Listening, Speaking, and Writing
  • Interview Skills and Critical Thinking
  • Public Speaking and Debate


For Younger Students (GCSE):


  • How to think about differences between people
  • Practical exercises for how to write to, and speak with, others
  • Sharing your points of view productively
  • Being part of a team: acting with fairness and respect
  • Setting goals you can achieve
  • Your role in the future


Programme Outcomes


  • Creative essays and convincing personal statements
  • Developing a more profound understanding of international culture and social values
  • Becoming aware of valuable and practical ways to participate in global concerns
  • Forming a global network of leaders of the future
  • Making friends for life


This programme can be tailored to the needs and interests of students.

For instance, we can offer based on popular demand:

  • Business enterprise, management and innovation
  • Leadership theories for sustainable development
  • Social theory and social change
  • National and international law
  • Current trends in the human sciences
  • Philosophy and its lifelong value
  • Concepts and practices of team building



  • UK and European Students (Full-time): £1350
  • International Students (Full-time): £2150


A booking fee of £500 must be paid upon confirmation from OSE of acceptance. This amount is non‐refundable but will be deducted from the tuition fee.



Programme Fees Include


  • Shared accommodation
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner every day (including any evening meals at local restaurants)
  • Transfer between course locations when courses are taught in alternate locations, including accommodation and meals
  • Academically related full-day and half-day excursions, including entrance fees
  • Academically related evening activities, including entrance fees
  • All academic tuition
  • Oxbridge Summer Education Programme Certificate



Dates for 2024


  • 12–16 August 2024



Mornings include lectures and round table discussions, followed by ample free time to meet others and become acquainted with all that Oxford has to offer.





We have excursions to Oxford’s major sites and attractions and the places accessible from it. For example:


  • The Bodleian Library
  • Ashmolean Museum
  • Oxford Natural History Museum
  • Museum of the History of Science
  • Oxford (Debating) Union
  • Blenheim Palace
  • Cambridge
  • Windsor Castle
  • Stonehenge
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park



Not Included in the Programme Fee


  • Visa fees – Students requiring a visa can request a support letter from Oxbridge Summer Education
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Passport fees
  • Credit card fees
  • Personal items such as toiletries
  • Airport transfers (an additional fee applies)
  • Personal laundry
  • Any items not specifically mentioned as included



Single or twin room accommodation which is a college room (unless otherwise specifically stated) occupied by students during the academic year.


Participants may share bathrooms with members of the same sex if their room is not ensuite.





Pastoral Care


Our tutors, experienced in providing pastoral care at Oxford, Cambridge and other top universities, are always available should you need to speak with someone for personal or professional reasons.



Eligibility & Prerequisites


You must be between 11 to 24 years old. (Age groups: 11-14yrs, 15-18yrs & 19-24yrs)

Parental consent required if under 18.

Working knowledge of the English language: all programmes are delivered in English.