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Residential in  Oxford University

Residential in Oxford University

Learn from elite  ORA faculty

Learn from elite ORA faculty

Join our global classroom

Join our global classroom

Exciting cultural programme

Exciting cultural programme

The original Oxford Royale™ Experience!

The original Oxford Royale™ Experience!

Oxford Summer Courses with Oxford Royale Academy

Join us in summer 2021 in Oxford on our award-winning Oxford Summer School, which provides students from all over the world with the chance to live, study and dine in colleges of the University of Oxford. Throughout the duration of their course, students will have the opportunity to be taught by ORA’s experienced and passionate faculty, and will enjoy learning in the environment of one of the best universities in the world – Oxford. Summer courses are available in a variety of arts and STEM subject areas, including Medicine, Architecture, Law and Computer Science. Spaces for each course are strictly limited – read on to find out how studying a summer programme in Oxford with Oxford Royale Academy could benefit you.


Browse our range of 2021 courses and find your perfect programme for 2021.

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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.

Born in Oxford but now with over 15 different residential colleges in seven outstanding study destinations across the UK and USA, Oxford Royale Academy offers students the chance to experience life and make real academic progress in some of the world’s most prestigious universities, including the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

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Our Oxford summer school takes place in 5 historic residential colleges of the University of Oxford. Students will live, dine and study in their chosen residential college, experiencing the magic of Oxford University student life.

“I have gained more knowledge, and can therefore make more of an impact on the world… my future goals have become clearer through ORA.”

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5 reasons to choose Oxford Royale Academy



Live and study in a college of Oxford University

Immerse yourself in the beautiful lanes, imposing streets, and rich academic history of a city which has acted as a prestigious and tranquil centre of intellectual life and curiosity for centuries. Your home for the duration of your stay will be in one of our wonderful Oxford centres, where you will get the chance to experience what undergraduate life might be like at one of the best universities in the world.

The colleges’ picturesque locations comprise a major part of their charm, as do their varied and impressive architecture; some are modern and imposing, others storied and historical.



Be taught by inspirational academics

Participants will be taught by qualified, knowledgeable and well-trained members of the Oxford Royale Summer Schools faculty, who are committed to passing on their passion for their discipline to their summer students.

We encourage an open and intellectually inclusive classroom environment where each student feels confident enough to contribute their opinion, enabling all to learn from the experiences of their peers, make new friends, and absorb the knowledge their teacher has to offer.



Discover all that the UK has to offer

Although the primary focus of all Oxford Royale programmes is cultivating academic value and progress, we never forget that our students are on holiday! Students attending our programmes enjoy the full extra-curricular timetable for which Oxford Royale has become internationally famous, including dance workshops, tours of Oxford and its museums, themed parties, excursions to sites of interest around the UK and much more. From your campus in Oxford you could be whisked away to glitzy attractions such as the Tower of London, Windsor Castle, and the Warner Bros. Studio Tour.



Oxford summer courses to suit all academic interests and goals.

Our courses encompass a wide variety of engaging academic disciplines and subject options. Tomorrow’s young leaders may consider honing their understanding of the international political climate with our Global Leadership Programme, whilst those intending to become a doctor would undoubtedly benefit from our Oxford medical summer school – Medical School Preparation. There is even the opportunity to prepare for your IELTS examination amongst the inspirational surroundings of one of the world’s leading academic centres. You can see a full list of our summer courses in Oxford by clicking the link.



The original Oxford Royale experience!

Oxford Royale Academy has provided award-winning courses in Oxford for over a decade, and Oxford is at the heart of everything we do; however, we are also thrilled to operate in Cambridge, London and St Andrews in the UK, along with Yale in the US. Students are more than welcome to extend their summer booking across all of our sites, potentially enjoying a full six-week immersion in British academic culture by enrolling for a session in each campus. Whether you stay in one, two, or all three of our locations, you are guaranteed the same world-class Oxford Royale Academy experience

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FAQs about our Oxford Summer School


𝗢𝗫𝗙𝗢𝗥𝗗 𝗦𝗨𝗠𝗠𝗘𝗥 𝗦𝗖𝗛𝗢𝗢𝗟 is Oxford Royale Academy’s award-winning, signature summer school. Resident in prestigious colleges of the world-renowned University of Oxford, students experience authentic university life whilst studying inspiring subjects and exploring all that the vibrant city of Oxford has to offer.

How long do you stay at Oxford Summer School?

The length of your stay at Oxford Summer School depends on which course you choose. Our courses range from a week for our youngest learners (for example, Academic Discovery or Game Creation) to two weeks for many others (for example, Introduction to Medicine or Film Academy). If you’re struggling to choose a favourite or just like variety, you can always do two or more courses and stay for as long as you like - as many of our students do!

Will I receive a graduation certificate?

Yes, students will be awarded an Oxford Royale Academy Graduation Certificate in their chosen course upon satisfactory completion of the course. This will be presented in a graduation ceremony on the final evening of the course.

How do I sign-up for Oxford Summer School?

The easiest way to sign up for Oxford Summer School is to visit our website. Choose your subject, age group and location, check the dates and availability, and book it by clicking ‘apply now’. If you have any questions before or after you make your booking, contact us and one of our team members will be happy to help.

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