ORA is fully accredited and has won prestigious awards.
Oxford Royale Academy is the market leader in providing high-quality summer school programmes in Oxford.
Don’t just take our word for it: we have received a number of awards that recognise our dedication to the highest standards of education, service and safety.
1. British Youth Travel Awards
Oxford Royale Academy has won the Best Educational Product at the British Youth Travel Awards awarded by the British Educational Travel Association for the last four years (2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013).
The British Youth Travel Awards reward successful organisations engaged in youth, student and educational travel to, from and within the UK. According to the judging panel the winner of the Best Educational Product, “acknowledges a product or experience that provides the youth, student and educational travel market with a dedicated customer experience’.
Oxford Royale Academy’s four successive awards demonstrate our commitment to providing an outstanding educational experience for all our students, both in and outside of the classroom.
2. Queen’s Award for Enterprise
In 2012 we were delighted to be honoured by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We were awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category in recognition of our growing student enrolments. Oxford Royale Academy’s range of academic, cultural and extra-curricular options is ever-increasing and our international reach continues to widen. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious accolades for businesses and individuals in the United Kingdom. The winners are announced each year on 21st April, Her Majesty the Queen’s birthday.
3. EducationInvestor Awards
In both 2012 and 2013 we were delighted to be named as a finalist in the EducationInvestor Award’s Exporting Excellence category, in recognition of our outstanding international education services. Although we didn’t walk away with the award, we were honoured to be present at the awards ceremony on both occasions.
EducationInvestor is the must-read magazine covering Britain’s fast growing education industry. They launched their awards in 2010 as the best way of promoting excellence and recognising innovation in this increasingly important sector.
Our accreditations provide reassurance that you are in the most capable hands when studying abroad in Oxford.
1. The British Council
The British Council promotes British culture and language across the world. The British Council carefully monitors the management, teaching, resources and welfare of organisations teaching English as a foreign language. Most importantly, the British Council administers Accreditation UK, which serves as the definitive guide to the country’s English language centres. Oxford Royale Academy is fully accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English, with most recent inspection taking place in August 2012.
The British Council inspection praised Oxford Royale Academy for its dedication to providing high-quality English language courses and provided a variety of recommendations to improve our teaching further.
2. The British Accreditation Council
For over 25 years the British Accreditation Council has been responsible for setting standards within the independent further and higher education sector and our accreditation is held by hundreds of colleges in the UK and overseas. The British Accreditation Council provides the leading mark of educational quality for the sector, which is used by students, parents, agencies and beyond as a guarantee of standards.
The British Accreditation Council requires a rigorous on-site inspection that covers all aspects of the student experience including health and safety, management, administration, welfare, teaching and learning. We are proud to display this badge of quality.
StudyUK is the official membership association for accredited independent colleges of further education in the UK. All StudyUK members ‘operate to high standards and offer a secure and rewarding place of study’.
EnglishUK is the sister body of StudyUK and is the world’s largest and most rigorous quality assurance scheme for English language teaching. Our membership of EnglishUK represents our dedication to ensuring that our English language teaching is of the highest standards.
3. World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confederation
WYSE is the world’s largest network of youth and student travel operators dedicated to supporting the global industry and connecting the organisations that serve millions of young people who travel to study, work and grow.
4. Council of British International Schools
COBIS represents over 250 member organisations. It exists to support and represent its members with the British government, educational bodies, the corporate sector and Ministries of Education worldwide. COBIS is committed to advancing the interests of British schools and British education overseas.