Gondola is to Venice, as Punting is to…

Gondola is to Venice, as Punting is to…

It is hard to imagine Oxford without thinking of punting. Whilst there are many easier ways of navigating this city, by cycle or plain old walking shoes, there is something romantic and alluring about using punts. According to the Oxford English dictionary, a punt is...
Graduation Evening

Graduation Evening

The last full day of the summer school was filled with both celebration and reflection on everyone’s time together. Some students spent the day packing their bags or hurriedly trying to find the perfect souvenirs to bring back to friends and family back home. Other...
Oxford’s Got Talent

Oxford’s Got Talent

Thursday was the penultimate day of classes, during which the students focused on their final assignments and projects. Following classes and private study time, everyone had the opportunity to go out and revisit favorite museums, restaurants, and shops around Oxford....
Exploring Windsor Castle and Eton College

Exploring Windsor Castle and Eton College

On Wednesday, the students travelled to Windsor for their second day trip of the summer school. After a sleepy coach ride, the students headed to Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. The Castle has been in use since the late 11th...
Volunteering Masterclass

Volunteering Masterclass

Tuesday began with classes and independent study for all students – courses were working their way through their curricula and assignment deadlines were beginning to loom on the horizon. The afternoon was a welcome change of pace with our Volunteering and Change...