Practise challenging writing techniques and find your own ‘voice’ through which to express yourself and truly inspire your readers as you explore varied creative writing techniques to plan, draft and edit your own short story. Be energised by the stunning surroundings on the campus of the University of Cambridge, where authors including Zadie Smith and AA Milne were inspired.Build a ‘writing tool kit’ and practise critical writing skills and literary techniques. Experience an interactive and varied classroom environment that combines teacher-led experimental activities with interactive group work and workshopping, as well as giving time for individuals to work on their own writing.Enhance important skills like editing and implementing constructive feedback, while also strengthening mechanics like character development, plot, narrative and imagination.
- Residential in the prestigious colleges of the University of Cambridge.
- Inspiring courses taught by experts.
- A truly international environment – over 170 nationalities.
- Accommodation, meals, tuition and cultural programmes included
- Maximum of 15 students per class.
- 20+ hours tuition / week.
- Graduation, report cards and certificate.
- Inspirational cultural programme, including excursions to historic UK locations.
Students are accommodated in authentic student campus accommodation, providing a true flavour of the university where they are staying. All sites offer a mix of single and twin bedrooms. Some campuses have en-suite bedrooms while others have bathroom facilities shared between a small group of same-sex students.
Oxford Royale Academy recruits teachers who have been educated at the world’s best universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, London and Ivy League Universities. The ORA teaching philosophy ensures that teachers get the very best out of their students, regardless of background and prior subject knowledge. Each course requires the submission of one formal written piece and one presentation for assessment. At the end of a course, students receive a full written report on performance and future potential.
All courses come with a varied and exciting extracurricular program that includes trips in the local area as well as excursions to historic sites further afield.