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Why choose ORA?

Seven reasons to choose Oxford Royale Academy this summer.

Full immersion in the university environment

Oxford Royale Academy students sleep, eat and study in a top UK university in Oxford, London or Cambridge. This gives our students the rare opportunity to experience life as a university undergraduate.

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Live in a 17th-century manor house or a top UK boarding school

Students aged 16 to 18 also have the exclusive opportunity to live and work in the stunning and historic Yarnton Manor, which dates to 1611. Our 8 to 12 students stay in the secure and well-equipped site of St Mary’s School, Ascot, with all facilities on-site and extensive beautiful grounds.

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A recipient of the highest accolade for British businesses

In 2012 and 2016 we won the Queen’s Enterprise Award, “the highest honour that can be bestowed on a UK company” — a testament to our uncompromising excellence.

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Develop an edge over your peers

ORA students are taught by teachers of the highest calibre, many of whom were educated or are currently working at some of UK’s best universities. Our teachers have a keen interest in helping students develop fresh perspectives and realise their academic potential.

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Join students from all over the world

Last year our students came from 108 different countries, and this year we expect to exceed that amazing number. Our summer school is an extraordinary opportunity to make friends from all over the world.

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An exciting cultural and recreational programme to complement your studies

Our summer courses are complemented by a carefully assembled timetable of activities designed to ensure that students have fun and make the most of their. These activities include Oxford classics such as punting and croquet.

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Visit sites such as Warwick Castle, Blenheim Palace and Stonehenge

All programmes include coach excursions to some magnificent sites, including Warwick Castle and Blenheim Palace, two of the grandest buildings in the world.

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