Winner of Queen's Award
Oxford Royale is a leading global provider of elite summer schools and has welcomed over 30,000 students from over 170 nations since 2004. Join our international community for a summer to shape your future.
Nurture your ambitions, expand your knowledge and enjoy a combination of expert teaching and exclusive events at our Oxford Summer School, or our summer schools in Cambridge, London, Yale or UC Berkeley. We offer expertly crafted programmes for students aged between 13 and 15, and 16 to 18, suitable for any stage in your academic journey. With over 40 career focused and academic programmes to choose from, you can join us to discover something new, or to further pursue your passions.
Oxford Royale is the UK’s leading elite academic summer school. Here is what makes us different:
We have changed the lives of over 30,000 students since 2004. Now it’s your turn!
Schedule a call with our admissions experts who can answer any questions you may have and guide you through the booking process, including details on our summer school campuses, how to select the right programme, and what to expect when you arrive.
Don’t miss the opportunity to hear world-renowned guest speakers talk about something you are passionate about
Historian, broadcaster and film-maker
David Olusoga is a British-Nigerian historian, broadcaster, and filmmaker who has made TV series including Empire and the BAFTA winning show Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners. His award -winning book Black & British: A Forgotten History was also made into a major BBC TV series.
Explorer, author and poet
Sir Ranulph Fiennes is described as the world’s greatest living explorer. His most ambitious adventure was the Transglobe Expedition,travelling over 100,000 miles. He was the first to cross the Antarctic continent on foot, and was the oldest British person to climb Mount Everest.
Politician and activist
Baroness Shami Chakrabarti is a lawyer and a member of the British House of Lords who served as director of the human rights group Liberty, campaigning against “excessive” anti-terror legislation. A frequent public speaker, she has been described as “the most effective public affairs lobbyist of the past 20 years”.
Former Director General of MI5
Eliza Manningham-Buller is the former Director General of MI5, the British Intelligence Agency. During her career she dealt with the aftermath of 9/11 and the threat of terrorism, and later became Chair of the Welcome Trust, one of the world’s largest charitable organisations for medical research.
Former Secretary of State
William Hague MP served as Leader of the Conservative Party, Leader of the House of Commons, and First Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. He has also authored award winning biographies. Mr Hague studied at Magdalen College, Oxford, and was President of the Oxford Union.
Evolutionary biologist and author
Professor Richard Dawkins is a British evolutionary biologist and internationally bestselling author. He studied zoology at Balliol College, Oxford, and returned as a Professor for Public Understanding of Science from 1995-2008. His books are internationally acclaimed, and he is one of the patrons of the Oxford University Scientific Society.
British television presenter
Jason Bradbury is a British television presenter and children’s author, well-known for presenting the Channel 5 series The Gadget Show.. Some of his own DIY gadgets include the first ‘phone glove’, a vehicle Head-Up Display, and a hovercraft made from only a car wheel and an industrial sized fan.
Andrew Motion is an English poet, novelist, and biographer who held the title of Poet Laureate from 1999 to 2009. During his laureateship Motion founded the Poetry Archive, an online resource of poems and recordings of poets reading their own works. His own work includes the Dylan Thomas Award winning collection Natural Causes.
Our teaching faculty boasts an extraordinary range of talent that includes Oxbridge academics, Ivy League lecturers, neuroscientists, medical researchers, leading industry professionals in film and fashion, published authors, clinical psychologists and many more.
Nations represented since 2004
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All Oxford Royale students share the goals of exploring existing and newly discovered passions, and unlocking their full potential. Many of our students go on to achieve incredible things, both in education and in their career. Hear from students just like you about their experience with Oxford Royale Summer School through our video testimonials.
Where could your time with Oxford Royale lead you? Book a call to find out.
I had an absolutely incredible time doing Summer school with Oxford Royale Academy! I learnt new things about myself and the world around me, and would definitely recommend to others!
I loved the Oxford Royal program, I met many people with bright personalities and unique minds, and I also learned a lot from the teachers, campus staff etc. You will enjoy it!
Oxford Royals Academy made my summer amazing! I learned many new things and I met people from all over the world that I know I can call true friends. I definitely recommend ORA to anyone who wants to make unforgettable memories!
It was very nice and the experience at Cambridge was amazing! I made a lot of new friends and made a lot of memorable memories. I also really enjoyed all the activities such as punting and then the party. I hope to do this again.
The twelve days I spent in Oxford Summer School were very happy, the teachers were very kind and professional, and the curriculum was very reasonable, which expanded my knowledge. All the courses mean a lot to me and I hope I can come back next summer.
The oxford royale academy was definitely the highlight of my summer. I have not only learnt more about the course I have chosen, but I've also met a lot of new friends, friendly staff and helpful teachers from different cultures all in the same campus and had a lot of unforgettable memories.