Graduation and goodbyes

Graduation and goodbyes

Our last full day of camp was packed with celebration and reflection on our time together. Parents and family joined us in the Saïd Business School for our graduation ceremony, where certificates were awarded and we looked back at some of the highlights of the...

Oxford’s Got Talent

As we edged closer to the end of the summer school, each of the classes focused on final assignments and getting any last titbits of knowledge from their tutors. The students started to revisit favourite restaurants in Oxford to make the most of their last few days in...
Royalty for a day

Royalty for a day

Finally a nice sunny day arrived and just in time for our day trip to Windsor and Eton. We watched the changing of the guards in the shadow of the Castle walls before heading into Windsor Castle to explore properly. Windsor Castle is one of the oldest and largest...
Making the world a better place and cracker eating races

Making the world a better place and cracker eating races

By Tuesday all the classes were starting to get to know each other really well and the intensity of the work being done stepped up significantly. Once the students had managed their classwork for the day, we headed over to the Hogacre Common for our Volunteering...
Punting on the River Isis

Punting on the River Isis

We began the second week of the summer school in style with punting, Sophie’s famous picnic and no fewer than four birthdays. The students headed into the normal routine of class and study before we all met and walked through the University Parks down to the Cherwell...
Heroics, Kick-arounds and Sing-alongs

Heroics, Kick-arounds and Sing-alongs

  The day of the Oxford Scholastica International Ball arrived to the excitement of many and to the surprise of a few unprepared. St Thomas’ was filled with the smell of brunch, luring many out from their well-earned lie-ins. Heroes began to flow into the...