London Summer School at

Imperial College London

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London Summer School 2023

On Campus at Imperial College London

Study on-campus at Imperial College, London and explore the UK’s vibrant capital. You’ll be taught by Oxford Royale Academy’s experienced and passionate staff on the campus of one of the best universities in the world. This extraordinary experience is sure to transform your future studies and career.

Choose one of our London summer courses and unleash your potential in a wide variety of subject areas, including Architecture, Business, Law and more. Start your journey here in London, discover your abilities, and let Oxford Royale Academy inspire you to future success.

Experience life on campus

Enjoy the summer of a lifetime in the vibrant city of London as you experience student life on the campus of Imperial College London, one of the best ranked universities in the world. Based in central London, you will be at the heart of a truly international community with all that this fantastic city has to offer. You’ll find some of the world’s greatest museums and art galleries right on your doorstep, including the V&A, the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum, while the iconic Royal Albert Hall is next door too! London’s streets are packed with historical and cultural attractions, world famous theatres, comedy and music venues, restaurants, sporting arenas – so much to enjoy with the friends you will make from all over the world.

What can I study in London?

Our courses are taught by world-class tutors and feature incredible guest speakers!

The Oxford Royale Difference

Oxford Royale is the UK’s leading elite academic summer school. Here is what makes us different:

  • International classes
  • Inspirational venues
  • Career focused courses
  • Unique learning model
  • Exclusive events and fascinating trips

We have changed the lives of over 30,000 students since 2004. Now it’s your turn!

Start something amazing today!

Book a call with us and we will call you back at the time requested to answer any questions you have and help you through the booking process. Start your summer adventure now!

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Exciting Activities and Trips

Summer should be fun, right? Don’t worry, we get that – we never forget that you’re on holiday!

Formal Dinner

Enjoy a delicious three course meal with your new friends: dress up in your best outfit, network with people from around the world, and experience life as an undergraduate student at one of our exclusive events.

Museums & Galleries

With 170 museums and over 800 art galleries in London, there will never be a dull moment. Explore the Natural History Museum and dive into 4.6 billion years of historical artefacts, experience new technological innovations at the interactive Science Museum, or be amazed by the weird and wonderful art of the Tate Modern.

Walking Tour of London

London has so much to offer: discover some of the city’s most famous locations, from the West End to Shakespeare’s Globe, as you’re guided around this exciting city– you’ll want to go again there’s so much to see!

Visit the West End

Are you a big fan of musicals? Want to see where elite British actors feature on stage? Take a trip to Theatreland and experience the electric atmosphere of the West End, with 39 theatres where musicals from Mamma Mia to Les Miserables have been performed.

Exciting Shopping

London has spectacular shopping on every corner: from luxury fashion on Oxford Street to eccentric pieces at Camden Market, delicious new foods to try at local cafes, vintage books and hidden gems, and fun souvenirs on offer to remind you of your time in the UK’s capital!

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Find out more about our inspirational venues, award winning academic programmes, and the life changing impact our summer schools can have.

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Hear From Our Students

Hear from students just like you all about their experiences on our summer schools in these videos.

Student Testimonials

Reviews

We have a 4.8 rating based on 725 reviews on Reviews.io.
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Josefine

I had an amazing time and I can’t wait to come back next year.

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Chloé

When I read through the website and. saw quotes with things like "this was my best summer ever" or "it was the best time of my life" etc. I wondered if people actually thought that and it wasn't just an exaggeration to make the program look good. It's two weeks in an academic course after all, are those two weeks really going to be the best time of your life? That being said, I loved my time at ORA. The courses were interesting, the city and my college were beautiful and I did so much fun stuff.. but definitely the best part were the people I met. These people - from all over the world: Shang-Hai, Egypt, USA.. - will stay with me forever. I had so much fun, more than I could imagine and I would definitely recommend.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

If you wish to change your course or study options (including dates), please do not hesitate to contact us. However, changes to courses are always subject to availability. For this reason, it may be more difficult for us to accommodate any changes requested less than 60 days before the course start date.

Oxford Royale Academy’s terms and conditions for refunds are as follows:

Any cancellation must be received in writing and can only be made on the following terms:

  • No refund of deposit will be made under any circumstances once the two-week cooling-off period has concluded;
  • For cancellations before your course start date, the remainder of the course fees excluding the deposit amount will be proportionally refunded as per the table below:
Period Before Start Date Total Refunded
120+ days 100%
90-119 days 50%
45-89 days 10%
0-44 days 0%

Cancellations made after the commencement date of the course will not receive any refund.

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.

It is certainly possible to take more than one course and combine a variety of study programmes. This can be done by enrolling on two different programmes.

Students staying for two consecutive sessions will be provided with accommodation for the Saturday night, and their campus will provide supervised activities between their first session ending and second session starting. Should you have any queries about how to take more than one course please do not hesitate to contact us.

All our programmes take place in a secure environment. Our students are supervised 24 hours a day by campus staff. All students must check-in regularly during the day: at breakfast roll-call; at their morning classes; in the afternoon for lessons, workshops or activities; at dinner and in the evening before curfew. All campuses have a curfew.

Each campus office has its own safe where students may deposit items of value such as passports, travel documents, bank cards etc.

All campuses have residential staff who can be contacted 24 hours a day.

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