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Oxford Summer School Online 2021

World-class teaching in your own home

The same small-group tuition with the world’s best academics. The same international collaboration. The same multi-cultural experience. The same internationally renowned learning experience. Take a one-week Oxford Summer School course online and you’ll benefit from live lectures, seminars and projects all delivered over Microsoft Teams in the comfort of your own home.

You’ll get a structured timetable with daily guided learning, personal-development skills, careers advice, and immersive, interactive seminars. You’ll leave with an ORA summer school certificate and course score.

Don’t let travel restrictions ruin your glittering future.

One-Week Summer School Course

Our one-week summer courses for ages 13-18 take place in one of two time zones. In a packed Monday to Friday programme, you’ll benefit from:

  • A five-day structured timetable of lectures, seminars and projects with 4+ hours of guided learning each day
  • Elite tutors offering academic lessons, personal-development skills and applications, and priceless careers advice
  • Asking questions of your tutor and debating with peers from all over the world in immersive, interactive seminars
  • A full enrichment programme, including presentations from industry professionals, key-skills development workshops, and university preparation advice
  • An Oxford Summer School Online course score, report and certificate that you’ll cherish for years to come.

One-to-One Independent Research Projects

Gain unparalleled knowledge and insight into a subject you are passionate about by developing an independent Research Project with one of our world-class academics at the cutting edge of their field.

Over a minimum of three weeks and across 10 individual contact hours, you will be matched with a tutor who will guide your learning as you delve into your subject of interest and gain a head start in mastering the art of real-world project development and implementation.

On successful completion of the course, you will receive a personalised letter of recommendation for use in university and college applications, as well as a graduation certificate for proof of the achievement.

What can I study on the Oxford Summer School Online?

Why Choose Oxford Summer School Online?

World-class teaching faculty

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. During each virtual lecture you will learn from the world's leading academics, while also being able to ask questions and discuss material in a fully immersive digital learning environment using Microsoft teams.

A global classroom

Our Online Summer School consists of week-long summer courses starting every Monday from the beginning of May to the end of August. Our courses are the perfect way to expand on your knowledge and prepare you for any study ahead, while also being an engaging and exciting dive into new or familiar subjects. Guided and independent study periods, along with student-led breakout rooms, enable you to explore your chosen field with expert tutors and international peers. These interactive sessions are more student-led and provide a unique opportunity for learning and an exchange of ideas in a truly global classroom. You will learn as from each other as well as from your tutor, broadening your view of the world and expanding your appreciation for different peoples and cultures.

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Full Enrichment Programme

You will enjoy a full enrichment programme that includes lectures and seminars from industry experts and professionals on relevant global topics, as well as workshops on university applications and talks from prestigious universities. The aim of the Enrichment Programme is to enhance students' key skills and allow them the opportunity to link, socialise and network with their international peers.

Individual tutoring for Research Projects

If group lessons are not for you, and you would prefer to have individual tutoring to develop your own independent research project you can contact our team to arrange this. We will match you with a world class academic with expertise in your field of interest. Over a minimum of 3 weeks, you will have the opportunity to independently develop a research project, with 10 hours' worth of one-to-one contact with your tutor. This project will give you the chance to expand your knowledge and delve deeper into a subject you are passionate about. Your project will be assessed and graded with detailed feedback, and a letter of recommendation and/or certificate will be awarded upon completion.

Why not join us on campus in the UK or USA, and experience the authentic Oxford Royale summer school experience?

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Often imitated but never replicated, Oxford Royale Academy’s signature summer schools offer a sample of authentic, world-leading university environments. Living and learning in residential colleges, taught by outstanding academics on our unique triple-accredited courses, you will make friends for life and join an empowering global community of 25,000 students from more than 150 nations.

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