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Recent Articles

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

6 People Who Were Centuries Ahead of Their Time

Some historical figures are famous because they achieved impressive things for their time.

February 5, 2018

The Scottish Vote is a Disastrous Idea – Strategy Built Britain, Sentiment Will Break It

by Andrew Alexander The views represented in this article are solely those of the author and may not be construed as in any way representative…

February 3, 2018

Meet the Scholars: Tehreem

Over the next few weeks, we will be introducing you to our successful scholarship applicants for 2018. Congratulations to you all!

February 2, 2018

9 Misconceptions People Have About Programming

Programming has never been so popular - but it’s still a deeply misunderstood field.

February 1, 2018

From Atlantis to the Orient Express: Party Themes for 2015

One of the best things about spending the summer with Oxford Royale Summer Schools is our legendary parties. With two parties per two-week session, there’s…

January 30, 2018

Applications now open for ORA’s SAT Preparation course!

We are excited to inform you that applications for ORA’s SAT Preparation course are now open!

January 29, 2018

3 Reasons Inequality Persists in Our Society (And What We Can Do About It)

Do you think the world is becoming a more equal place? The answer to that question is more complicated than it sounds, and may depend…

January 29, 2018

Excursions Announced for 2017!

Here is just a selection of the exciting excursions we have planned for our 2017 Summer School students… IWM Duxford, Cambridge Who: Clare College (session 4)…

January 27, 2018

And the recipients of 2018 summer scholarships are….

Following a highly competitive selection process, we are now able to announce our scholarship winners for 2018.

January 26, 2018

Oxford Royale Summer Schools just got technical.

Oxford and Cambridge might be famous for turning out a continuous roll of philosophers and linguists, which is what many people think of when they…

January 26, 2018

ORA receives record number of Summer School registrations

With the build-up to our summer programmes in full swing, we have been delighted to witness a record-breaking increase in student registrations for our 2014…

January 25, 2018

7 Unique Characteristics of Generation Z

Discussions of the clash between generations are seldom out of the news at the moment. In particular, much of our politics in several different countries…

January 25, 2018

2014 ORA Scholarships Shortlist Announced

The ORA Scholarships Panel has now completed its initial analysis of many excellent scholarship applications. We received applications from students from around the world, and…

January 24, 2018

Excursions booked for ORA summer school 2016!

Exciting news! A range of excursions have been booked for students joining us at ORA this summer. Each ORA summer programme includes 2 coach excursions…

January 22, 2018

8 Things Your Study Habits Say About You

Your study habits may say more about you than you realise. Your approach in school can often predict what your approach will be like in…

January 22, 2018

How to Do Your Absolute Best in Exams: the Definitive Guide Written by an Exam Ace

People who like exams are few and far between. You should also read… 25 Tips for Ultimate Student Productivity The Incisive Guide to Choosing the…

January 21, 2018

A New Term Begins at our International Study Centre

The weather may think otherwise, but Spring Term has already begun at our International Study Centre. On a frosty January morning last week we welcomed…

January 20, 2018

8 Signs You Should Talk to a Teacher About Your Studies

Talking to a teacher can feel like a last resort when things have gone horribly wrong. But here’s something that more students should understand: teachers…

January 19, 2018

Are you a leader?

    Leadership is kind of an amorphous concept. You can be a leader of many things; the CEO of a multinational company, or chairperson…

January 19, 2018

6 Things That Keep Women Out of STEM Subjects – And How to Keep Them From Affecting Your Studies

When we think about the problems keeping women from studying STEM subjects (science, technology, economics and mathematics) and pursuing STEM careers, we might think of…

January 18, 2018