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Law & Politics in Cambridge

Oxford Royale Academy's award-winning Law and Politics Summer School on the campus of the University of Cambridge, taught by elite ORA academic faculty.

Debate the Present; Secure the Future

Examine the interconnection of law and politics and take the first step to pursuing your legal career.  Focused on emerging issues in these fields, the programme fosters discussion and debate through legal case studies and their ethical implications on issues ranging from human rights to globalization, terrorism, trade, protectionism, and access to resources.

 

Why Choose This Course?

  • Gain insight into Criminal and Civil Law, while exploring facets of Business Law, Contract Law, Ethics and Human Rights.
  • Merge policy and legal concepts as you build a case and convincing arguments in the Mock Trial Simulation.
  • Sharpen critical skills like public speaking, critical thinking, analysis, and collaboration as you analyze global case studies with peers from around the world.
  • Network with thought leaders and faculty as you explore the methods of social scientific inquiry and its application to geo-political, legal and economic issues ranging from globalization to individual human rights.

 

What’s included?

  • 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.
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What will you learn

On our Law and Politics programme you will:

  • Gain insight into what constitutes a strong application to study law at University.
  • Identify different leadership styles and the critical skills needed to lead effectively.
  • Refine your public speaking, logical reasoning, and debating skills
  • Expand your knowledge on the legal implications of issues like trade, human rights, globalization, and terrorism.
  • Explore the complicated and integrated roles of National Government, Global Governing Agencies, and Non-Governmental Organizations.

Great For Students Thinking About

  • Strengthening their skills or performance capacity in mock trial competitions
  • Solving global challenges as part of the international community
  • Pursuing a degree in Law or Politics at University
  • Becoming a Lawyer or Elected Official

Earn your certificate

After your amazing summer of discovery, we know that you’ll want to share your success with your family, friends and teachers back at home. We also know that you’ll want to understand from your ORA tutor what you did particularly well on your course, but also where there might be room for future learning and development.

After successfully completing your course, you’ll receive a graduation certificate, awarded at a memorable ceremony hosted for you and your parents on the final Friday of your summer school. We’ll also provide a detailed report card, highlighting all that you have achieved during your time with us, as well as some next steps for future success.

Experience life on the campus of the University of Cambridge

What’s life like at a world-renowned university that can trace its roots back to 1209? Join us this summer to find out! Your Cambridge summer school will be hosted at a historic residential college where you will experience authentic undergraduate life. Sleep in student bedrooms set in centuries-old quadrangles, socialise in vibrant student common rooms, and relax in glorious college gardens. Take your place in vaulted halls where students have dined for over eight centuries. Learn in lecture theatres and laboratories where groundbreaking discoveries have been made, and study in the classrooms where 109 Nobel prize winners developed the key academic and life skills crucial for future success.

Learn from the world’s best minds

Have you ever wondered what it takes to make a new discovery at the cutting edge of science? Would you like to learn what it’s like to study in an Oxford tutorial, a Cambridge supervision, or in a top British boarding school? Or explore whether university study in your favourite subject is really for you?

Whatever your motivation, our exceptional, inspiring, world-leading teachers can help you achieve more this summer. Our amazing array of talented tutors includes Oxbridge academics, Ivy League lecturers, groundbreaking medical researchers, glittering industry leaders in film and fashion, acclaimed authors, and more!

We assemble our diverse faculty from all over the world, exclusively for you, so you only learn from the very best. Every tutor will guide you on your path to future greatness.

Join exciting activities and trips

Summer should be fun, right?! Don’t worry, we get that – we never forget that you’re on holiday! We can help you to uncover Cambridge’s secrets, from the best coffee shops to the dreamiest riverside parks, from the bustling Market Square, to must-visit shops, galleries and museums. You and your friends will enjoy an amazing extra-curricular timetable, including dazzling graduation balls and parties, city tours, excursions offering a glimpse of Britain’s past, and much more. Make Instagram-worthy memories as you visit glitzy attractions such as the bright lights of London’s theatres, Hampton Court Palace and Woburn Abbey

Useful Information

Information for Parents

Visit our parents page to find some useful information for parents and students about living and studying in our summer school centres. Further practical information will be made available through the ORA Portal in the months leading up to your summer school booking.

Pastoral Care

Over 15 years of delivering world-class summer programmes, we have established robust processes and structures to ensure all of our over 25,000 students have been well looked after during their stay with ORA. We pride ourselves on the exceptional levels of pastoral care we provide to our students

Medical Care and Insurance

We are absolutely committed to your safety and wellbeing as our number one priority. Students must be comprehensively insured for their time with us - click to find suggested policy details, along with further information about our medical policies and procedures designed to keep you safe.

Visas and Immigration

Students are responsible for obtaining their own visa prior to travelling, but can request assistance from Oxford Royale Academy if required. You can find some helpful information here

Hear from our students

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Doreen, Taiwan

The Medicine course gave me the opportunity to meet people from around the world with the same passion as me. My new friends and I were able to discuss and exchange information to support each other...

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Sara, Greece

Year after year the allure of Oxford Royale has pulled me back. I met many different people during my first two weeks from different cultures and backgrounds.

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Mifta, Indonesia

I decided to return because I fell in love with Oxford, the gardens, the old buildings, the good books…

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Carolina, Qatar

I found the Oxford Royale course online, saved the link as ‘life saving course.’ What I needed the most was help with my UCAS application, but I also wanted to challenge myself intellectually and learn new things

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Yoosuf, Maldives

This summer school has taught me many things, including the basics of engineering, which will most definitely help me in my future – academically and professionally.

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Wisam, Sudan

Oxford Royale Academy creates a small family-like community that makes everyone feel welcome and cared for. All in all, my experience at Oxford Royale is something that I will always remember and be grateful for.

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Vannakhone, Laos

I gained so much knowledge and experience from this trip; it showed me things that are totally different to my home country. Now I’m very interested in studying at a UK university in the future.

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Taonga, Zambia

This experience was life-changing in so many good ways. It pushed me out of my comfort zone and made me realise that ‘the world is my oyster’. I highly recommend this program to students who would like a memorable international experience without limits.

Study in confidence