Oxford and Cambridge Summer Courses Guide

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Welcome to the Oxbridge Summer Courses Guide 2024!

The Oxbridge Summer Courses Guide is a helpful guide to all major Oxford and Cambridge summer schools in 2024, as well as destinations further afield, supporting students to find the best summer school for them. Use our extensive guide to browse courses, explore providers and learn who we rate to be the very best Oxbridge Summer School in 2024.

Best Oxford Summer Schools 2024

Our ratings system seeks to find the very best summer schools in Oxford each year. With so many summer schools to choose from each year, it's important to select only the very best for the academic and cultural experiences each offers. Our guide enables students, parents and agents alike to do just that.

The Oxford Tradition Summer School, for grades 10-12, offers rigorous academic courses and cultural immersion at Oxford.
The Oxford College Summer School by SBC offers high school students aged 15-17 an immersive academic experience in a prestigious university setting in Oxford.
The Academic Insights programmes at Oxford and Cambridge provide an in-depth academic experience in a range of subjects for students aged 13-18.
Experience Oxford Royale's summer programs at Oxford and Cambridge, offering students a chance to dive into prestigious academic and cultural enrichment.
ISSOS at Cambridge is based in the extensive and beautiful grounds of The University of Cambridge, one of the UK's most prestigious universities.
Bucksmore Career Preparation Summer Programmes in Oxford & London offer dynamic, hands-on experiences in various professional fields for students aged 13-17.

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Our unbiased ratings system seeks to find the very best summer schools in Oxford each year. With so many summer schools to choose from each year, it's important to select only the very best for the academic and cultural experiences each offers. Our guide enables students, parents and agents alike to do just that.

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Our guide spans more than 250 courses, 50 campuses and 30 providers. No other directory of summer courses in Oxford provides such a comprehensive overview as the Oxford Summer Courses Guide 2024.

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Top Ten Tips for International Students Attending Summer Programs at Oxford and Cambridge

Studying abroad at prestigious universities like Oxford and Cambridge can be a transformative experience. However, navigating the inner workings of a new country, its academic system, and culture can take time and effort. To help you make the most of your summer program at Oxbridge, here are ten essential tips:

Summer Boarding Courses: A Premier Gateway to Learning and Discovery

Summer Boarding Courses: A Premier Gateway to Learning and Discovery

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Top Five Most Creative Summer Courses

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Top Ten Summer Courses for Career Development

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Exceptional Summer Experiences 2024 from Immerse Education

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Presenting Bucksmore Education’s Young Professionals Summer Courses 2024

Presenting Bucksmore Education’s Young Professionals Summer Courses 2024

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Discover Football and English with Inter Milan Academy, by Bucksmore Education, this summer!

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Best Summer Schools for Kids (Ages 8-12)

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Oxford or Cambridge: which is best for summer school 2023?

Oxford or Cambridge: which is best for summer school 2023?

Oxford or Cambridge? One of the most difficult and important choices when deciding on a summer school is the location. You want to learn whilst immersed in the deeply academic environment of a prestigious university, and you also want to live in an exciting and picturesque city, as after all, this is also your summer holiday - let’s make it fun! But how to choose between them? Cambridge and Oxford have a lot in common, but they also have several critical differences. Our essential guide thoroughly dissects them both, helping you to make the best decision possible. Before applying for anything, read on!

Summer School Visas 2023: An Essential Guide

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Top 10 Best Summer Schools for Future Doctors 2023

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Top 15 Most Unusual Summer Courses 2023

Top 15 Most Unusual Summer Courses 2023

Law, Medicine, Business...but what else is out there? Are you looking for something a little different to study this summer 2023; something a little unusual or niche, wacky even? Check out our ultimate guide to the top 15 most unusual summer subjects for teens and adults in Oxford, Cambridge and London, and in the USA, France and Spain - and register today!

Spotlight on Summer Boarding Courses

Spotlight on Summer Boarding Courses

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Our Verdict: The No.1 Best Elite Summer School for 2023

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Top 10 Best Climate and Sustainability Summer Courses 2023

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Best Artificial Intelligence Summer Courses 2023

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Bucksmore Education Early Bird Fees Until 31st December

The Bucksmore Education early-bird offer ends on 31st December 2022 which leaves just over a month until prices return to full tariff rates!

Our Ultimate Guide: What is an Oxford Summer School and Is It Worth It?

Our Ultimate Guide: What is an Oxford Summer School and Is It Worth It?

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Best Online Oxford Summer Schools

Best Online Oxford Summer Schools

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Oxford Summer School Scholarships

Oxford Summer School Scholarships

For the very best students who can demonstrate financial hardship, consider applying for a scholarship to study at an Oxford summer school in 2022. Read on to find out what’s available and how to apply.

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Why Travel to Study?

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How to Make Friends on Your Summer School

How to Make Friends on Your Summer School

Making new friends is one of the highlights of a summer school experience but can also be one of the scariest. In this blog, we provide some top tips to help you prepare to make some lifelong friends on your summer course.

6 Quirks of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge

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