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Oxford Royale Summer Courses & Year-round Academic Programmes

Outstanding summer schools, year-round programmes and online courses delivered from Oxford, UK. Browse our range of courses or learn more about the world of ORA.


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Academic Summer Schools

Live and study in some of the world's most inspirational and historic locations, including the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, St Andrews and London. Courses available for students aged 8-25 - apply now for 2019.

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Year-Round Education


Year-round learning and bespoke programmes in Oxford, including Gap Year Programmes, University Foundation Programmes with guaranteed entry to some of the UK's top institutions, and a range of other courses for individuals and groups.

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Online Courses


A wide range of exciting and intellectually stimulating online courses, specifically designed for students aged 16+ looking to broaden their depth of knowledge - or try out new subjects - in preparation for further study at university and beyond.

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Oxford Summer School

Our flagship summer school, based in the historic colleges of Oxford University.

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Cambridge Summer School

Experience the life of a University of Cambridge undergraduate this summer.

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Imperial Summer School

Join our London summer school, based in one of the world's leading universities Imperial College London.

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2018 Summer Blog

News, highlights and photos from all of our summer school campuses during summer 2018.

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St Andrews Summer School

Our inaugural St Andrews summer school will take place in 2019 - enrol now!

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Stanford Summer School

Experience this unique opportunity for students selected by Oxford Royale to study with Stanford Pre-Collegiate International Institutes this summer.

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Summer School for Juniors

Academic summer programmes for students aged 8-12, set in St Mary's School, Ascot.

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Summer School for Adults

Academic summer programmes for students aged 19-25, set in the colleges of the University of Oxford.

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Business Summer School

The business summer programmes feature a mixture of business theory and practical case studies. As well as university advice for those looking to progress with further business study.

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Engineering Summer School

Our summer engineering programmes come packed with first-class teaching, as well as applications guidance and advice for those applying to study Engineering at university.

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Law Summer School

We offer a range of programmes to help prepare students for attending law school in the future, and help to develop their knowledge around essential elements of studying law.

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Medical Summer School

Prepare yourself for medical school this summer with tuition, workshops, practical lessons and more with our medical summer school.

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New Perspectives UK Summer School Programme

New Perspectives

Our most popular cultural and academic programme for 13-15s, featuring over 30 subject options.

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Broadening Horizons

Our most popular cultural and academic summer course for 16s-18s, featuring 30 subject options.

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Oxford Summer English

Our flagship residential English course for 16-18s on our Oxford Summer School.

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City & Guilds Accreditation

We are proud to announce City & Guilds Accreditation for all our courses.

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University Foundation Programme

University Foundation Programmes now available at our International Study Centre, providing a pathway to top UK universities.

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Gap Year Programme

A cultural and academic Gap Year course at our International Study Centre, with multiple study options.

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Pre-IB Diploma Programme

IB Preparation at ORA's International Study Centre - get set for the IB with rigorous preparation in a stunning location.

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ORA's International Study Centre

A stunning setting to live and study, all year round - learn more at the ISC hub.

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English Essay Writing

Our most popular online course, ready to start instantly.

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Introduction to Law

The ideal starting point for students applying to Law School

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Medical Case Studies

An in-depth look at some of the body's key organ systems.

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ORA's Online Courses

Study with ORA any time, anywhere. Learn more about our online courses.

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Welcome to Oxford Royale Academy!

Our mission is to provide the most exceptional study abroad experiences in the world, including our award-winning summer schools in Oxford, Cambridge, St Andrews and Imperial London. Every summer, students from all around the world join us for our award-winning academic and cultural enrichment programmes, while Gap Year, University Foundation and other outstanding programmes are available all year round. We are accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English in the UK, and are two-time winners of the Queen's Award.


Browse our range of summer, online and year-round courses or click here to learn more about the world of ORA.


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ORA has helped over 20,000 students from over 130 nations achieve their goals. Let us help you achieve yours.

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