ORA gave me the opportunity to further explore the subject I want to learn in the future. I was able to make up my mind about what I wanted to be when I grew up. It also gave me the chance to meet many different people from around the world who have the same interests […]
Oxford Royale Academy was really fun and it made me happy as the lessons were really interesting and I was never bored during them. In addition, we had many fun activities and the counsellors seemed happy to be with us, they were not bored! They were willing to play and have fun with us. The […]
Oxford Royale Academy is a gathering of all nations around the world, giving you the possibility to learn from these and the people you meet. It was such unbelievable fun, and I learnt more than I can say! The classes I took were really interesting as well and helped me decide which subject to apply […]
It was four really happy and interesting weeks for me. I want to say thank you to everyone in the college, especially the Programme Director, Mr Bob. He was interested in every our problem and tried to solve them as soon as possible. Also, the Counsellors were so friendly and open to us that we […]
Everything was great. From the Counsellors being so kind and helpful with us, to the tours and outings, and also the brilliant teachers. What made my two weeks more fun and memorable were my friends there from all over the world. It was a very good learning experience for me.
The magical location of Merton College, the historical legacy of academia in Oxford, the international students, the passionate and professional faculty and the friendly and customer-oriented staff!
Full of fun, excitement and love, the teachers and counsellors are really kind, so I never feel hesitant to ask them questions. On the other hand, ORA is a good platform to let me meet new friends from different countries, and I can improve my English speaking and listening skills. The activities here are very […]
I have the confidence to say that ORA was one of the best experiences I have had in life. It gave me the opportunity to challenge myself and my intelligence, to test my limits, my patience, to discover my self, and of course to open my self to other cultures and make international friendships. Throughout […]
It was an excellent and well prepared summer school. The trips were well planned and the counsellors did a lot of hard work. I was very impressed and I hope to see you all again next year. I hope you come up with many more interesting things like this time. These two weeks were the […]
With a beautiful blend of cultures and traditions, Oxford Royale Academy gave us hope for a better future and our position in it. I made friends from all over the world, people I still talk to days later. Not only have they influenced me now, but will forever play a role in the rest of […]
At first I thought we were going to spend our time studying rather than having fun, but as soon as I got to know the people with me I knew that the next two weeks would be the best two weeks of my life. The bond between us as groups was beyond imaginable, I have […]
“Oxford Royale Academy was just as I had expected it. It not only provided a preview of university life and the law faculty, but also enabled thorough reflection of everything that surrounded us, from Oxford’s beautiful historic architecture all the way to the international values that we all share as world citizens. Thus, I can […]
For me, Oxford provided the ability to meet friends that I will keep for the rest of my life. In addition to this, the programme inspired me to choose the right career path to suit me and my intellectual abilities. The staff were very kind and helpful. This experience has been by far the best […]
Oxford Royale Academy was the best summer school I have ever been to. Not only in the sense that it was most entertaining, but also as it perfectly combined exciting activities with a riveting and meticulous course. In reference to the course of my choice, Introduction to Law, I can honestly say it was extremely […]
I enjoyed my stay in Oxford very much. I was enthusiastic and there was a great atmosphere during classes and free-time. My teacher did a great job! She taught us so much in the two weeks. The other staff were friendly too. The parties were fantastic and the venues were absolutely amazing, including the Randolph […]
It was a great experience because I met friends from across the globe, and this course helped me with what I wanted to learn. Having lessons in The Queen’s College with the fascinating view made a relaxing place to learn. I would like to come back next year!
I spent two weeks at Oxford Royale Academy and took part in the Film Academy course. I had a great time learning about film, making and creating it. These two weeks were instructive as well as entertaining. I developed my knowledge of film making – many thanks to our teachers who organised this course!
ORA was just great! I was never bored, every second of my day was planned with interesting and exciting activities, and I learned so much in the fun and interesting lessons.
ORA was amazing! You get the chance to study the subjects you’re interested in and you meet people from around the world. Also, ORA helped me develop my social skills and grow as a person.
ORA was a life changing experience. Not only did I learn about different subjects, I also learned who I really am. It was a wonderful experience. I made many friends from different countries and got to experience what university life is really like. I hope that I will be able to comeback next year. It […]
My time at ORA has changed my life and beliefs forever. I arrived wishing that I was at home, but by the end of the two weeks I was sad to leave ORA and my new friends. It is definitely a life changing experience and above all, I had a great time!
Oxford Royale Academy was a really fantastic and unique experience. I greatly enjoyed my time at Oxford; classes were very interesting, and the experience of meeting new people from all over the globe was an experience I will never forget.
A very good academic and inspirational course. Students get to meet people from all around the world and make meaningful acquaintances that they will remember for their whole life. In addition, the academic side was absolutely perfect as the lessons were a good start for students to dive into the field they’re interested in and […]
It was fantastic! Definitely the best part of my holiday! I really liked the lessons, they were extremely useful and interesting. Moreover, the excursions we went on, both with my course and the whole college, were really exciting. My experience with ORA was just amazing.
I had an amazing time at ORA. Every student was incredibly friendly and smart, and I had a wonderful time getting to know each and every person. My time at ORA flew by and by the time it was time to leave I couldn’t believe I was leaving my new friends. I highly recommend the […]
It was nice to meet so many interesting people from all over the world with different points of view, cultures, ways of thinking etc. gathered in one place. It was also interesting how some of us have friends in common on the other side of the globe who aren’t in ORA, it makes me realise […]
Oxford Royale Academy was an amazing way to spend my holiday. It exceeded my expectations and I had such an amazing experience there. The experiences you have and people you meet are so special. The memories will stay with me forever. I would highly recommend ORA and would even come again myself.
I loved every aspect of ORA. From the interesting classes, to the incredible bonds I made with people from all over the world. I’m so grateful that I got the opportunity to spend two weeks with ORA. It was a life changing experience.
ORA was perhaps the best 2 weeks of my life. I got to meet so many new people and make new friends. The courses were also intellectually stimulating while being extremely fun and enjoyable. The teachers were also experts in their fields and enthusiastic throughout every lesson. I would definitely recommend this summer course.
I really enjoyed ORA at LMH. I miss every single thing, in ORA you learn loads of things, different cultures, languages, people etc. You make friends from all over the world that you will definitely have for a long time. The counsellors are the best, they are fun, always happy and nice. They help you with everything you […]
The Medical School Preparation programme in Balliol College was amazing. Great teachers, and it has really broadened my medical knowledge. Outside classes, our wonderful counsellors made it unforgettable with fun activities and games. This was definitely the best summer experience and would recommend it for anyone. I would surely return next year.
This experience really changed my life and me as a person. I would encourage everyone to have this very nice experience, meeting people from around the world and making lots of friends, having fun while studying the course you love and enjoy. I would love to come next year and the year after that.
I went to ORA for two weeks this summer, and it was by far one of the best summer camps I’ve done. The courses I chose – creative writing, mathematics, and leadership and team building – were amazing and I loved every moment of them. They were interesting, educational, and delightful. After taking these courses, […]
This was my second year at ORA and it was an amazing experience. I would love to come again next year for a different course to have a different educational experience.
My time in Oxford has been amazing. I have had the chance to meet new people from all around the world in a learning atmosphere that has guided me to decide who I want to become in the future, not only to choose what will I study but also to decide what are my ambitions. […]
In the months leading up to my time at Oxford Royale Academy, my mind was riddled with worries, would I have fun? Would I make friends? Will I do well? My answer: Oxford Royale Academy was the best experience of my life. I got to make many new friends from all over the world and […]
I have had an incredibly fun, cultivating experience at Oxford Royale Academy. I have gained so much knowledge that will help me with studies and in life. I have also met the most incredibly intelligent people. The memories I have made here will stay with me for life as I am so happy to have […]
My experience at ORA was amazing! It was an excellent opportunity to make new friends, discover cultures and develop my English language knowledge. I spent one of the most challenging and thrilling months of my life there, particularly because it is not only a new environment to get used to, but it also felt like another new family.
I had a really great time in Oxford Royale Academy: experiencing new things (like punting), exploring new places, meeting people from all over the world. I improved my English a lot and made specials friends who I chat with everyday on WhatsApp! I hope everyone can have this amazing experience and I really hope to return next year!
Oxford Royale Academy was an experience like no other! In the two weeks that Yarnton Manor was our home, we were blessed to experience daily life in the exceptional city of Oxford with newly made friends from all around the world. The outstanding hybrid culture of the ORA environment served as yet another area through […]
The two weeks at Oxford Royale Academy were amazing. I had the opportunity to learn, study and discover Oxford’s vast campus. The staff were very helpful and nice. It was a great experience that I will take with me throughout my higher education.
Oxford Royale Academy has been the best experience of my life! I spent two memorable weeks making new friends, participating in enthralling activities that were new to me and also learning information which will help me for a lifetime! I simply loved the experience and hope to come back!
My time at ORA was just amazing! I did all the activities I could, and I am always referring to them when talking to my old friends. Through the Introduction to Leadership course, I realized what a difficult task is to be a leader, having certain skills and following complicated tactics. During my life on […]
Oxford Royal Academy was a great experience for me. It’s not just about improving areas of knowledge, it’s more about meeting people you would never had met if it weren’t for ORA. The two weeks brought me a lot of pleasure and opened my eyes to new aspects of life. I not only improved my knowledge, but […]
I will never forget my experience at Oxford Royale Academy. It was something unique. The friends I made, the things I learned, the emotional attachment I formed with both the counsellors and the kids all make me want to come back next year.
It was absolutely amazing to try something new this summer! I had a blast at Oxford Royale Academy and got to know many new people that I am still in contact with. This camp helped me to get to know new cultures from around the world. Not only did I make new friends, I also […]
Oxford Royale Academy is the best summer camp I’ve attended. It was an opportunity for me to interact with people from different nationalities and be introduced to the course I want to do in the future. Those two joyful weeks spent with my friends from different cultures was an awesome experience and I even got the chance […]
My time spent at Balliol College has been the best time of my life. I have learned so many great things that I can use now. Everyone was friendly and nice to talk to. Overall, it couldn’t have been better.
I have been thinking, since my departure from ORA, about how I could summarise my time over there. I have had such a hard time getting my keyboard to express all that I need to say. It was simply the best experience of my life. I made friends from all around the world and learned […]
Oxford Royale Academy is absolutely a must go summer camp. It taught me various topics in ways very different than at school . It was a memorable experience that I shall never forget.
Oxford Royale Academy truly has been the best experience of my life and is something I will never ever forget. It has provided me with a clearer vision of what I want to be doing in the future, given me a new level of self-confidence and has given me new perspectives on other countries and […]
My time at Oxford Royale Academy was one of the best times of my life. I learned so much about different cultures and met lots of new friends, but the best thing is that you can improve your English very fast through talking to each other. It is a great experience, I would recommend it […]
My experience at Oxford Royale Academy was amazing. Not only did I learn a lot of new concepts, I also made new friends from all over the world. All the excursions provided by ORA were exciting and we experienced lots of aspects of British life. These two weeks were by far the most exciting weeks […]
Oxford Royale Academy was the best experience of my life. Not only did I learn about the different types of engineering, I also met wonderful people from around the globe. We all had the chance to live the life of an Oxford student and to learn a lot about British history. The food, the college, […]
To be a part of Oxford Royale Academy was a truly enriching experience. The two weeks I spent, making new friends from all over the world, learning about something that I am passionate about, enjoying fun and cultural activities- was the highlight of my summer, and the opportunity of a lifetime. I’m so glad I […]
I have never experienced and learnt so many things as in the short two weeks with Oxford Royale Academy in my life. I was extremely fortunate to have met some of the friendliest people from all over the world, live in a beautiful campus that seemed to exist and breathe with the generous growth of […]
When I first arrived at Oxford Royale Academy, I was feeling anxious about whether I would fit in or not. However, as soon as I arrived, I felt at ease, as the friendly staff guided me. I immediately made new friends and started to gain a lot of interest in the topics I was learning […]
I first came to ORA in 2013, and I loved it so much, which is why I decided to come back again in 2014 and 2015. I never regretted my decision once, because everything about the session is incredible where you learn a lot and have so much fun in the same time. The smallest […]
The people, the organisation and the education was phenomenal, I absolutely loved every part of my stay. The counsellors were understanding and appreciative, not to mention my classmates were some of the nicest people I have met. There is plenty to do at Oxford Royale, the holistic experience encapsulates far more than simply school work, […]
It was an amazing experience, leaving the comforts of home for two weeks and going to Oxford. I learned so many valuable experiences and things from my time with ORA! I made dozens of new friends from all over the globe, and keep in contact with them all the time. Being independent for those two […]
The experience that I had in ORA this summer was just amazing. Meeting different people from different countries was very challenging but also extremely fun. The parties we had at the end of each week was so energetic and enjoyable, and I miss the music and dancing in wonderful costumes. The curriculum was also very […]
I attended Law School Preparation based at Lady Margaret Hall for 2 weeks and it was one of the most incredible experiences of my life. I was able to gain a short overview of what the study of law would entail and reinforce the fact that I wanted to pursue law as a career. Staying at the […]
It has been very useful to study at ORA since I was interested in Business, Management and Economics and to develop knowledge about running a business. It was also important for me because I intend to study Business Law at university. I found particularly interesting the academic lectures, the enterprise workshops, the opportunity to study […]
Oxford Royale was the best summer camp I have ever attended. Not only did I learn a lot through the course, but I also met people from all over the world. In addition, I really got to know my fellow students and the counselors through the time we spent together on the excursions and evening […]
The summer course was great! I have learned a lot in the UK University Preparation course and I think that it will really help me. I have made new friends, had fun and started feeling sad when I left. In addition to the teachers and their colleagues, the counsellors made this experience great as a […]
Oxford Royale Academy truly has provided me with the best experience of my life to date. From the educational benefits and the cultural experiences to the opportunity to meet some of the most interesting people from around the globe, every aspect of my life has been positively affected by the two short weeks I spent […]
Great course, excellent teachers and amazing possibility to learn and build friendships!
All I can say is thank you. Thank you, Oxford Royale Academy for giving me the opportunity to step out of my comfort zone and experience one of the best summer holidays of my life. I knew I was going to have a fantastic summer, and I had waited anxiously for over a year to […]
Those two weeks at ORA were awesome. I enjoyed a lot the experience of being introduced to engineering studies, which I was interested in and at the same time meeting people all around the world. I made a lot of very good friends and brought a lot of good memories about this camp. What I’ve […]
Oxford Royale Academy is a perfect place to spend your whole summer doing fun activities while studying in a really fun way. I find that this technique the ORA are using is brilliant and really effective for students. Thank you ORA!
The academics on the course were amazing, and the social side of things definitely balanced it out. Probably the best two weeks of my life.
My experience with ORA was amazing! The classes were very interesting and really gave me more insight into the subject that I am most interested in. Also, I found the excursions to London and places around Oxford to be just as enriching as my time spent in the classroom. Probably the most important thing that […]
Attending ORA session 1 this summer was an amazing lifetime experience. Being able to meet people from whole different countries and cultures was a unique opportunity for me that I never had the chance to experience before. After two productive and yet highly entertaining weeks, I returned back home filled with emotions and memories that […]
These two weeks I studied here were the greatest of my student life so far. Our teacher, who is not only very intelligent and educated but also friendly and ambitious, changed our way of thinking into a better one.
The teacher is able to mix interest, knowledge and humour in one class which makes him such a good teacher. He is able to captivate our minds by showing each of his ideas with concrete arguments and drawings to facilitate an understanding. The subjects are well organised and I think it’s a good way to […]
I loved it, nothing could be better than this – just learnt so much. Would come back if I could.
I found the Oxford Royale summer course online when searching for a place to study film over the summer. I wanted a course that would allow me to experiment with my interest in film production and prepare for further studies in the area, and that’s exactly what I got. The course taught me basic film […]
Although this year was the first time I came to ORA, after the first day of the course immediately I knew this was a place where I could demonstrate my knowledge and continue my passion for Economics and Mathematics. Surrounded by a friendly and encouraging community, I was able to realise my true potential, which […]
Participating in the ORA course during the summer of 2012 has changed me completely as a person. I have learnt to be more sociable and has definitely taught me to become a more friendly and open person. I met a lot of new friends who I think I will stay in contact for the rest […]
I really enjoyed this course and learnt a lot of interesting things, about shots, how a film is made, and how the editing works. I probably know how to do all the roles in film making! The thing I enjoyed the most was the fact that what we did was practical, not just theoretical. Not all courses I know are so complete!
I really enjoyed this course, and found it really helpful! It was fun, I absolutely loved shooting scenes, and learned to do many things that I never knew before.
The reason I chose Oxford and the Med School Prep course was to expand my knowledge about medicine and being a doctor. The teacher was excellent and helped us to understand more. My needs were met, and I think he has given us his all. The course was really helpful and useful.
It was a great course – very valuable. Our teacher was amazing and we were all very lucky to have him. The course was definitely helpful for our UCAS medicine applications. Thank you for everything!
The course gave a very good and complete overview on Medical School and the applications process. Interview classes were extremely helpful and correction of personal statements was very encouraging. I wasn’t expecting all of the examinations or activities in the hospital room, bit they were fun and of course helpful, giving a good overview of the practical side of medicine. Nothing really to improve!
This has been my most enjoyable experience! From vocal warm-ups to play rehearsals, each moment has been priceless. I feel greatly privileged to have learnt something I couldn’t have in my own country.
It was an absolute pleasure to spend two joyful weeks with new friends from different countries at Oxford Royale Academy. Living in a multicultural friendly environment, having the chance to explore the British life and history and visit cities like Oxford, London, Cambridge and Windsor, was a great experience for everyone.
ORA was by far, one of the best memories I will ever have. My fear of being a new person, my fear of not being good enough at English, my fear of being far away from my family…all those fear I came with to ORA, I buried them there by meeting amazing people, from everywhere, […]