English as a Foreign Language

with Oxford Royale

All ages can learn English on the campus of the world’s most prestigious academic institutions.

English Foreign Language Summer School

English Summer School

Our English Summer Schools are based in Oxford and San Francisco, two fantastic locations where students can live, study, and perfect their English skills. 

Students aged 13 to 18 can choose to study on campus at colleges of the University of Oxford on our Oxford Summer School. This is an incredible opportunity to develop your English Language skills in one of the UK’s oldest cities, home to the oldest university in the English speaking world.

For students aged 15 to 18 who also want to explore the United States of America, join our Learn English Summer School on campus at the University of California, Berkeley.

Location UK & US
For Ages 13-18
Duration 2 weeks
Start Dates 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 28 Jul
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Find your perfect English Language course

Oxford

2 weeks

English as a Foreign Language

Starting Dates 30 June, 14 July & 28 July
Ages 16-18

Oxford

2 weeks

English as a Foreign Language

Starting Dates 30 June, 14 July & 28 July
Ages 13-15

California

2 weeks

English as a Foreign Language

Starting Dates 30 June & 14 July
Ages 15-18
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Learn English in an Incredible Location

Immerse yourself in local culture as you study with Oxford Royale.

Experience a taste of student life in Oxford or Berkeley, and enjoy trips to amazing locations including London and San Francisco. There is no better way to learn the English Language than to immerse yourself in English culture, practising your language skills in an authentic environment on exciting activities and trips.

Enrol now – a summer to shape your future is just around the corner.

Perfect the English Language with Oxford Royale

Immerse yourself in the English Language

The summer school provides a total linguistic immersion in English, helping to improve students’ confidence rapidly. Conversations in English happen around, not just in the lessons, and effort is made to ensure students broaden their social groups so not to speak too much in their native language.

Meet your goals

Getting to grips with language in use is a focus of English language study at Oxford Royale. Activities that build grammatical understanding are frequently paired with entertaining tasks so that students are always aware of how their newfound knowledge can be practical and enjoyable to use.

Reviews

We have a 4.8 rating based on 769 reviews on Reviews.io.
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Hannah

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!

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Clara

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!

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Francesca

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!

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Minquan

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.

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Jade

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.

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Katherine

Oxford Royale was a great expreince. It was amazing to get to know people all over the globe and form life long relationships.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our English language requirements are as follows:

B1 for EFL courses
B2 or IELTS level 5.5 – 6.5 for IELTS Preparation
C1 or IELTS level 6.5 or higher for all academic courses

Students who have studied at an English speaking school for two or more years are exempt from English requirements.

Once you have decided which course you would like to attend, and where you would like to study, you can book online using our secure booking system. You will need the details of the student and of the person paying the bill, the name of the course or courses you would like to study, and a credit or debit card to pay the relevant deposit.

We are happy to accept deposit payments via a number of other, non-card payment methods (including domestic and international bank transfer), thanks to our partnership with education payment specialists, Flywire. If you would prefer to pay your deposit payment by bank transfer or another method, please contact our Admissions team who will be able to assist you.

Once your application has been submitted, your deposit payment has been received by us and your booking processed by our system or our team, you will be sent an email confirming your place. You will also receive a login to the Oxford Royale Portal, which you will use to provide us with important additional information about you as your time with us approaches.

A Welcome Pack is available to download from the Oxford Royale Portal.

If at any time you would like to discuss your booking with a member of our award-winning Customer Service team, please feel free to contact us.

All enrolments require a deposit payment to secure the booking. For Summer 2023, deposit payments are structured as follows:

Summer Schools for ages 13-15, 16-18 and 19+ (University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, Yale University and UC Berkeley) – £995 GBP for each 2-week session

You may either pay the full course fee when you book your place, or pay the deposit amount and then the balance at a later date.

The balance clearance is required no later than 90 days before the start date of the course. Where the student is booking less than 90 days before the start date, the course fees must be covered in full. We appreciate that, with the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, people may require additional flexibility to these terms, and we are doing our best to accommodate that – please contact us if you have concerns regarding making the balance payment in line with the 90-day deadline.

Enrolments received via our online application form will require a debit or credit card payment of at least the deposit amount. If you would like to enrol and make your deposit payment via Bank Transfer or another method, we are happy to facilitate this. Please contact our Admissions team to arrange this.

Balance payments for existing enrolments can be made via a number of methods, including domestic and international bank transfer, credit or debit card, as well as local payment options; please log in to the Oxford Royale Portal and click on the ‘Pay Now’ button on your booking details.

All course fees include the following:

  • Classes and tuition (Minimum taught hours per week: 20 for ages 13-18, 15 for ages 19+)
  • Study files/materials
  • Guest lectures by academic speakers
  • Personalised academic reports and graduation certificate
  • Accommodation at a top university
  • Meals in the dining hall of your college, every day of your programme (Meals provided: breakfast, lunch and dinner for ages 13-15; breakfast and dinner for ages 16-18 and 19+)
  • Free WiFi (subject to availability)
  • A wide selection of afternoon and evening activities
  • Coach excursions (kindly note that excursions can be to local attractions or to sites further afield)
  • Welcome and graduation events
  • A multitude of extras, including an ORA notebook and branded clothing

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