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Welcome to the articles hub page of Oxford Royale Academy. Here you will helpful guides and study tips, articles of interest about a subject you may be interested in or about one of our locations. Click to read one of our three featured articles below, or scroll down for our most recent 20 articles.

A Complete Guide to the EPQ | Oxford Royale Summer Schools

The time for you to apply to university is fast approaching, and you may be starting to think about how you’re going to make your…

May 16, 2018

10 Nobel Prize Winners of Oxford and Cambridge

Both Oxford and Cambridge are known for their Nobel laureates, who span a huge range of fields and accomplishments.

March 13, 2019

Most Pet-friendly Universities In The UK and US

Leaving behind a pet when you start university can be traumatic, especially if they’re the dog you wobbled against when learning to walk, or the…

February 20, 2021

Recent Articles

Read the most recent articles from Oxford Royale's team of talented, insightful writers.

How Many GCSEs Should You Take?

Deciding on how many GCSEs you should take depends on what you want to do after you leave secondary school. However, most students choose to…

May 18, 2021

How to Revise

Does the thought of revision get your hands clammy and boggle your mind? With so many revision techniques at your fingertips it can be really…

May 12, 2021

How to Write an EPQ Essay

Writing an EPQ essay can seem like a daunting task, which is why we’ve written this nine-step guide to help make the whole process easier.…

May 11, 2021

Does Oxford University have a Summer School?

When you think of world-class education, what pops into your head? Chances are it’s the dreaming spires of Oxford, with it’s ancient libraries, exciting learning…

May 11, 2021

How Many A-Levels Should You Take?

You’ll barely have time to put down your pen from that last GCSE, before it’s time to confirm your A-Level choices for Sixth Form or…

April 28, 2021

Why is Summer School so Expensive?

Attending a summer school can be a really exhilarating opportunity. The chance to study subjects you’ve never even heard of, receive world-class teaching and make…

April 14, 2021

Are Oxford Summer Courses Free?

Oxford summer courses give you the chance to do something most people can only dream of: sleep, study and dine in the actual colleges of…

April 14, 2021

What Will Make You a Great Oxford Student?

The first thing to know is, there is no one image of an Oxford student. Oxford students come from all socioeconomic backgrounds, and all ethnicities.…

April 14, 2021

Will There be Summer School in 2021?

If anyone deserves an exhilarating summer school experience, it’s you. We can’t get away from the fact that it’s been a devastating year due to…

April 10, 2021

How Do I Apply for Oxford Summer Courses?

A summer school is an amazing adventure, especially after the tedium of lockdown. Exploring subjects you’d never study at school, meeting people from all around…

April 10, 2021

How an Online Summer School Can Help Your Kids During Lockdown

For children and teenagers, a monotonous routine, passive social media use and a lack of contact with friends, is a hallmark of the pandemic, and…

April 10, 2021

What Jobs You Can Get at 14?

Getting a job at 14, and building up valuable work experience while still at school, is a fantastic way to impress future employers, and increase…

April 10, 2021

What is Oxford Summer Courses?

If you’re thinking about attending (or sending your child to attend) a summer school this year, you may be wondering what Oxford summer courses are,…

April 7, 2021

Is Oxford Summer School Worth it?

Summer schools are a great opportunity for your child to experience new subjects, grow personally and academically, and enjoy life-changing adventures. But how do you…

April 6, 2021

15 Hardest Degree Subjects (2021)

Choosing your degree course is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Your UCAS application is only the beginning of the experiences…

March 31, 2021

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6 Good English-Language Habits to Pick Up Early

Learning English can be tricky, and it doesn’t help that a lot of the advice you’re given seems contradictory. On the one hand, when you’re…

March 14, 2021

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7 Reasons the UK is the Best Place to Learn English

There’s no shortage of different ways to learn English. You could use software like Duolingo or Rosetta Stone. You could watch lots of English-language TV…

March 14, 2021

8 Fascinating Characteristics of Different Languages

There are around 7,000 languages spoken throughout the world. About 500 of these are seriously endangered; a language dies out, on average, every two weeks.…

March 13, 2021

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14 of the Funniest English Synonyms

One of the things that makes English a challenging language to learn is the sheer number of synonyms it contains. Synonyms are words that mean…

March 11, 2021

A History of Women’s Education in the UK

You might know that the first women’s colleges at Oxford and Cambridge were founded in the 1860s and 70s, and conclude that there weren’t many…

March 9, 2021