Academic Exploration Summer Programme in Oxford

Summer Springboard at the University of Oxford provides high school students academic courses and cultural exploration in a historic setting.


The Summer Springboard Oxford Summer School offers a unique educational experience for high school students in the historic and prestigious city of Oxford, UK. With a blend of tradition and modernity, Oxford is renowned for academic excellence and provides an inspiring backdrop for academic exploration and cultural immersion. Students have the opportunity to engage with world-class academics, explore historic sites, and immerse themselves in Oxford’s vibrant social and cultural scene.

The program offers a range of academic courses that leverage the resources of the Oxford area, including courses in Archaeology, Economics, Green Entrepreneurship, Immunology, International Relations, and Psychology & Neuroscience. These courses are designed to be interactive and inspiring, with an emphasis on hands-on learning experiences, field trips, and guest lectures.

Outside of the classroom, students can explore iconic destinations such as London and Cambridge, experiencing the rich history and culture of England. They will live and study at St. Stephen’s House, a prestigious college with a studious atmosphere located just a short walk from Oxford’s city center. With 24-hour security and historic facilities, students have the ideal environment for immersive study.

The Summer Springboard Oxford Summer School provides high school students with a unique opportunity to expand their horizons, engage with academic challenges, and experience the rich cultural heritage of Oxford while preparing for their future academic endeavors.

  • Immerse yourself in academic excellence in the historic city of Oxford
  • Engage with world-class academics and explore historic sites
  • Enjoy a vibrant social and cultural scene in Oxford
  • Choose from a variety of academic courses designed to be inspiring and interactive
  • Participate in field trips and guest lectures that enhance your learning experience
  • Experience iconic sites in London and visit Cambridge
  • Live and study at St. Stephen’s House near the Magdalen Bridge in a traditional academic community.
What's Included?
  • 15-20 hours of tuition per week from university professors
  • A choice of 60 innovative subjects - including a major and elective
  • Talks from esteemed guest speakers
  • Authentic on-campus student accommodation
  • Full board: three meals per day
  • Exciting extracurricular activities and sports
  • Academic subject-specific field trips
  • Days out to famous tourist attractions and iconic sites
  • Last night traditional formal meal
  • 24-hour security
  • Free WiFi
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Why Choose Summer Springboard?

Choose the Summer Springboard program in Oxford if you’re a high school student seeking an intellectually stimulating experience in one of the world’s top academic cities. You’ll immerse yourself in Oxford’s rich history and modern culture, engage with world-class academics, and explore historic sites. The program offers a variety of academic courses, hands-on learning, and field trips that make the most of Oxford’s resources. Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to visit London and Cambridge, further enriching your experience. With excellent housing, a blend of academics and fun, and a chance to grow academically, it’s ideal for those looking for a well-rounded summer program.

Company Description

Summer Springboard offers pre-college summer programs for high school students, blending a rich academic curriculum with dynamic workshops and real-world projects that promote self-discovery. Unlike traditional lecture-based learning, students partner with like-minded peers to work on stimulating projects, exploring personal and academic passions. The programs are hosted at leading colleges and universities, providing an immersive experience that includes career exploration and college prep, alongside academic immersion. Summer Springboard emphasizes hands-on learning, aiming to inspire, engage, and prepare students for college and beyond, with a focus on professional insight, self-awareness, and confidence building

  • Established summer school
  • Course graduation and certificate
  • Verified profile on the OSCG site
  • Meet students from all over the world
  • Study with top academics & tutors
  • Flexible booking options + extras

Dates & Fees

  • Fees from: $3,198 - $6,098 USD / 2 weeks
  • Dates: 14 July - 9 August
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Age Range: 15-17
Accreditations and Awards
American Camp Association
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