Oxford Summer School 2023
Whether you attend our Oxford Summer Courses or choose our Online Summer School, you’ll gain the knowledge and inspiration to take charge of your future.
Oxford Summer Courses & Online Courses
Residential Oxford Summer Courses
Summer courses for ages 12-14
If you’re aged 12-14, our Discover Oxford summer courses are the perfect way to explore a subject which interests you.
Whether you’re new to the subject, or already passionate about it, you’ll come away with a real understanding about your course – as well as new friends from all around the world.
Summer courses for ages 15-18
If you’re aged 15-18, our Experience Oxford summer courses will give you the edge to help you to succeed, find your purpose and make a difference in the world.
Led by our inspirational tutors, our Oxford Summer School for high school students combines real-world theory with hands-on practical experience. You’ll leave with the knowledge, skills and network to enable you to thrive in the future.
Business & Enterprise
Computer Science & Coding
Debate & Public Speaking
Psychology & Neuroscience
Online Summer School for Teens
Online Courses (12-18)
Our live, interactive Oxford Summer School online courses enable you to get the Oxford experience from anywhere in the world.
We offer online courses in a range of subjects for 12-14 and 15-18 year olds, inspiring you to expand your knowledge and get the edge for your future.
Online Internships (15-18)
Our online Internships give you a unique opportunity to gain real-life work experience in your chosen subject.
Expand your CV, network with fellow interns from around the world and stand out from the crowd when you apply to university.
Choose the Best Summer School for You
Coding Summer School
Computer Science Summer School
Creative Writing Summer School
Debate Summer School
Engineering Summer School
Law Summer School
Medicine Summer School
Neuroscience Summer School
Public Speaking Summer School
Psychology Summer School
Technology Summer School
Why choose the Oxford Scholastica Academy?
Get The Edge
Go beyond the books and experience what studying a course and pursuing a career will really be like.
Small class sizes and expert tutors help you learn more about your chosen subject than ever before.
You’ll get the perfect mix of theory and practice — and a fresh perspective on your academics when you return to school.
Invest In Your Future
Whether it’s test-driving a subject you want to study at university or exploring a new area of interest, our online summer school programmes and in-person Oxford summer courses are designed to give you more direction on your future and inspire you to keep exploring.
Oxford is the perfect place to embark on a journey of learning and self-discovery.
Experience the rich history and culture of the city during our Oxford summer school, or get a taste of university-style teaching by taking an online course.
Learn From The Best Tutors
Oxford Scholastica tutors are highly qualified subject experts from Oxford, Cambridge, and other leading academic institutions, who are who are at the cutting edge of research in their fields.
Our world-class tutors form a key part of the tight-knit network of staff, inspirational heroes and masterclass leaders who will support you during your time in Oxford and beyond
Get to know a small selection of them below.
BA LLB (Rhodes), BCL (Oxon)
Tuscany graduated with the BCL Masters of Law from the University of Oxford, specialising in Jurisprudence, Competition Law and Comparative Contract Law. She is currently reading for the MPhil in Legal Philosophy (particularly the philosophy of contract law). Previously, she obtained her BA in English Literature and LLB Law with Honours from Rhodes University. She has extensive tutoring experience, and enjoys working with young people to discover their own areas of legal interest.
Ben is currently completing his DPhil in Engineering Science at the University of Oxford, having studied for his integrated Masters in Chemistry at the University of Bath. Ben researches the use of nanotechnology in cancer treatment, in order to improve chemotherapy. Ben has many years of tutoring experience, covering all STEM subjects. He has also served as a peer mentor and tutor for undergraduate students at the University of Bath and St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford.
Oonagh Ekereoboghene Stewart
Oonagh holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Medical Sciences from the University of Oxford. Her specialist interests include understanding the genetic basis of sleep regulation; last year she conducted research at the Oxford Sleep and Circadian Institute and has since written a dissertation on her findings, presenting at a conference in Oxford. She is a keen tutor with a lot of experience, and enjoys sharing her passion for clinical medicine.
Join 4,500+ Students From 85+ Countries
The students who attend Oxford Scholastica are bright, motivated, and want to make the world a better place.
More than 85 nationalities make up our student body, so you’ll get to make friends with people from all over the world, learn more about their cultures and perspectives — and share yours.
Benefits of Attending our Oxford Summer School
The Best Oxford Summer School Courses
Designed to stimulate, stretch and challenge you – whatever your subject knowledge.
The Best People
Taught by tutors from world-class institutions such as Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard.
Your Future Success
Tailored specifically for students aged 12-18 to help you discover, experience and prepare for a successful future.
Experience UNIVERSITY LEARNING
Live on the Oxford University campus or experience university style learning on our online programmes.
Our Oxford Summer Courses
Our accredited summer schools in Oxford and online combine authentic university teaching methodology with practical Challenges, and Masterclasses in key life skills like public speaking, plus inspiring cultural adventures. You’ll leave with clarity about your future, mastery of your subject and a global community of friends.
We have honed our proprietary teaching methodology to give you the best experience. During your Oxford summer programme, you will:
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Oxford Scholastica Academy verified student reviews
4.9 Average 575 Reviews
It was a great way for me to learn more about the field that I am passionate about. The medical course was so informational and one of the best experiences. I got to evaluate a real patient and I met many like-minded individuals from around the world! I would definitely recommend Oxford Scholastica 🙂
Just loved the life at Oxford Scholastica, the tutors were excellent and excelled in their fields, the activities we participated in were some I was learning for the first time and the friends I made from all around the world were some of the kindest people I met. I’m still in touch with all of them even though it’s been two years now. The memories I made there were definitely worth a lifetime. Still look back and feel nostalgic at times.
I absolutely loved my Oxford Scholastica experience! I went to their debate course over a year ago and just completed a law course today! I definitely recommend it to anyone who either knows what they’re doing and want better preparation. or even students who have no idea who they want to be when they grow up! I was both at some point and Oxford Scholastica filled that gap for me. Thank you so much for this amazing opportunity!!
Accredited Oxford Summer Camp
The Oxford Scholastica Academy is accredited as a short course provider by the British Accreditation Council (BAC). Please note, we are separate from Oxford University, and it is important to understand that we have no formal connection with the university, St Peter’s College, Corpus Christi College or other university facilities. Read more about our relationship with Oxford University.
Oxford Summer School Reviews & Testimonials
For the second year in a row my daughter had an unforgettable summer break in the magical setting of Oxford! A fascinating course with an untold amount of fun things to do. Oxford Scholastica has undoubtedly been one of the best experiences my daughter has ever had.
Those two weeks at Oxford Scholastica were a really wonderful experience. I got the chance to explore what my subject is really all about through this programme. Classes were very interesting and I loved how the tutor made the programme very interactive!
The Law course was challenging but extremely rewarding, as it assured me that it was the path I wanted to choose at university. The Oxford Scholastica community also leaves you with an excellent support network even after the programme. Overall, it was an amazing experience that I would recommend to anyone.
Oxford Summer School FAQs
Will I get a certificate/accreditation at the end of the course?
If you are attending one of our online programmes, your Graduation will take place online after the course finishes.
If you are joining us for our residential programme in Oxford, our Graduation takes place on the final evening at the Saïd Business School. Parents or relatives are very welcome to attend this.
When do the summer school and online courses take place?
Learn more about our Summer School and Online Course dates.
What is a typical day on your residential Oxford summer school like?
The morning will typically involve your classes. After lunch, you will normally have a mixture of either Masterclasses or cultural experiences, while the evening will usually involve fun social activities. For a more detailed outline, visit our Oxford summer courses page.
Your accommodation is on the Oxford University campus, which is just a short 10 minute walk to class. You will have your own private room with a bathroom. You can see photos and read more about our summer school accommodation.
How long are the Oxford summer school and online courses?
Our residential programme takes place over two or four weeks in the city of Oxford. Our online programmes vary in length, with one or two week online courses and month-long online internships.
How do I get a scholarship for your Oxford Summer School?
We are keen that as many students as possible are able to attend Oxford Scholastica, no matter what their financial circumstances, as part of our commitment to provide 10,000 hours of support for our scholars over the next three years.
You can find out more about our Oxford Summer School scholarship programme here.
How much does Oxford Summer School cost?
Our Oxford Summer School fees depend on what programme you book with us. Learn more about how much is Oxford Summer School.
Are you officially connected to Oxford University?
Do I need any experience in my subject?
How are you keeping students safe from COVID-19 (residential programme)?
We continue to offer safe and flexible booking options for summer 2023, to provide reassurance for families.
You can read more about our COVID-secure operation and flexible booking options.
What are the Oxford Summer School entry requirements?
- You must be aged between 12-18 years old at the beginning of your summer school session
- You must be motivated to learn more about the course you wish to study (there is space for you to write a personal statement on our registration form). We find that for students who are self-motivated and eager to make the most of the opportunity, the summer school can be a truly transformative experience
- You must be able to speak, read and understand English well. Though we require no formal testing, our minimum English level is Common European Framework Level C1 which equates to IELTS 6.5. If you’d like to arrange a call to check whether you have the right level of English please feel free to contact us
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