Oxford Summer School and Online Courses

Our transformational courses for 12- to 18-year-olds combine university-style teaching with academic challenges, Masterclasses, and cultural adventures.

Whether you attend our Oxford summer school or choose an online programme, you’ll gain the tools and inspiration to take charge of your future.

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COVID-19 Update: Flexible Booking and Learning Options

The Oxford Scholastica team has made it a top priority to offer safe and flexible options for booking and taking courses during COVID-19. Students can continue to develop their academics, meet new friends, and gain clarity about their future, whatever offering they choose.

We were one of the only UK summer schools to successfully welcome students in 2020, and received the “Good to Go” accreditation (VisitEngland’s industry standard). This accreditation confirms that we adhere to government and industry COVID-19 guidelines to keep students safe.

We’ve also deepened our commitment to online learning with more course options, conferences, and internships that can be taken from anywhere.

When booking a spot in our 2021 Oxford summer programme, you can expect:

  • Free cancellations until 1st April 2021
  • Free deferrals to future years until 1st May 2021 + free postponements to another date in 2021 until 1st June 2021
  • COVID-secure Oxford University campus buildings with private rooms (with en suite bathrooms) for all students

Why choose the Oxford Scholastica Academy?

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The Best Courses

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.

The Best Investment 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 programmes and in-person Oxford summer school are designed to give you more direction on your future and inspire you to keep exploring.

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The Best Experience

As the inspiration behind Harry Potter and Alice in Wonderland, 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 the university’s style of teaching by taking an online course.

The Best Students

The students who attend Oxford Scholastica are bright, motivated, and want to make the world a better place. More than 65 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.

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The Best Staff

Our team is passionate about supporting you and your future success, both during the programme and beyond. From our world-class tutors and staff, to our guest lecturers and inspirational heroes, you’ll become part of a tight-knit network that’s always rooting for you!

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91% of students who attended our Oxford summer school had one of the most memorable summers of their life

98% of parents would recommend us to a friend

94% of students said they had a greater certainty over their future academic and career choices

Verified reviews we’ve gathered

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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 🙂

Excellent 

Both my daughters went on two different summers and equally enjoyed it tremendously. Staff are very well trained and attentive. My daughters made many great friends and learned a lot during their stay!

Excellent 

Just loved the life at Oxford, 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.

Excellent 

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!!

Excellent 

The Oxford Scholastica Law Conference was a phenomenal experience. Each session offered something completely different and really helped build a full, in depth picture of my potential employment field. The online experience is smooth with each speaker being able to fully utilise the capabilities presented by online seminars. I fully recommend this opportunity – it is such a personal and involved experience that can be a gateway to a whole new group of people.

Oxford Scholastica Academy is accredited as a short course provider by the British Accreditation Council.

Testimonials

Student testimonials

This summer school has truly been a valuable and memorable experience for me. Not only did I broaden my knowledge on Technology but I’ve also developed my self-management and communication.

Radhiyya

Discover Technology Academy, 2019
Student testimonials

My two weeks at Oxford Scholastica were two of the best weeks of my life. It was an amazing experience and I made some great friends that I know I will stay in touch with for a very long time.

Abdul Rahman

Experience Medicine Academy, 2019
Student testimonials

My son, Alexander, truly enjoyed his experience. He was academically and intellectually challenged while also making friends from around the world. We highly recommend this summer program.

Richard

Parent, Oxford Scholastica Academy
Student testimonials

Those two weeks at Oxford Scholastica were a really wonderful experience. I got the chance to explore what Law is really all about through this programme. Classes were very interesting and I loved how the tutor made the classes very interactive!

Ravi

Experience Law Academy, 2017
Student testimonials

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 summer school. Overall, the summer school was an amazing experience that I would recommend to anyone.

Lina

Experience Law Academy, 2019
Student testimonials

I absolutely loved my Oxford Scholastica experience! 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!

Salma

Online Law course, 2021
Student testimonials

I attended the Oxford Scholastica Academy in 2018. And I can genuinely say it was the best summer of my life. Not only were we exposed to different subjects and courses but also so many different cultures and people. I hope I can go back!

Prutha

Discover Business Academy, 2018
Student testimonials

Two of my children have now attended this course. It gave them the confidence to surge ahead in life with a purpose and confidence that is so essential. One of the best decisions I made for my children and their futures is to have sent them to the Oxford Scholastica Academy. 

Mubasher

Parent, Oxford Scholastica Academy
Student testimonials

The friendships I made will last me a lifetime. Oxford Scholastica taught me many life lessons that I will keep with me until I die. 

Douw

Experience Business & Enterprise Academy, 2017
Student testimonials

I’ve never done anything like this; Oxford Scholastica has exceeded my expectations and I am glad to have made valuable memories with it, which I will cherish forever!

Mariam

Experience Business & Enterprise Academy, 2018
Student testimonials

Oxford Scholastica has had a profound impact on my skills as a debater and student and is an experience I’d recommend to anyone looking for an educational, engaging summer adventure.

Sophie

Experience Debate & Public Speaking Academy, 2018
Student 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.

Maria

Parent, Oxford Scholastica Academy, 2020

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