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Our courses are located in historic and beautiful buildings in Oxford, Cambridge, London, Ascot, St Andrews and the USA.
Join students from over 135 nations at Oxford Royale Academy and enjoy a truly international learning experience this summer.
Hear why thousands of students join us each year on our summer schools in Oxford and other prestigious locations.
Small class sizes and high-calibre teachers are at the heart of life at the International Study Centre.
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Each summer, motivated students from across the globe join Oxford Royale Summer Schools' award-winning Summer Schools. Throughout the duration of their courses, participants have the opportunity to explore and discuss their chosen subjects in great detail, be taught by ORA’s experienced and passionate faculty, and to live and study in top educational institutions across the UK. In 2019, Oxford Royale Summer Schools will be running Summer School programmes in the UK's top three universities - the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge and Imperial College London - as well as prestigious academic centres in England and Scotland.
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ORA's famous summer school in the colleges of the University of Oxford, for students aged 13-25. Join us in this world-renowned centre of academic excellence in 2019.
Situated in the historic university city of Cambridge, Oxford Royale Academy's 2019 Cambridge Summer School features new courses, new campuses and more nationalities.
Study in the heart of the UK's vibrant capital on ORA's London Summer School 2019, residential in the world-renowned Imperial College, London. Fuel your ambitions in London this summer.
Oxford Royale Academy's dedicated summer school for juniors, in the stunning setting of St. Mary's School, Ascot. Students aged 8-12 join us each year for a summer of academic and cultural discovery, exploring a range of subjects.
The St Andrews Summer School 2019 is based in the historic Scottish university of St Andrews, a prestigious centre of excellence and one of the UK's top academic institutions.
For the second year running, join us in Stanford in 2019 for a varied summer programme that allows students to try out a wide range of subjects. Students also have the chance to explore all that San Francisco has to offer, including Silicon Valley and the Bay Area.
Live, dine and study in top UK universities and schools
Oxford Royale Summer Schools' UK summer courses take place in the glorious premises of the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, St Andrews University, Imperial College London and St Mary's School, Ascot. These gorgeous venues - the very best of UK educational establishments - provide students with the chance to experience life in a top UK university or boarding school, along with all that an ORA summer school has to offer.
Learn from ORA's expert tutors
ORA's summer school tutors provide subject expertise and skills development to enable our students to achieve their goals, whether preparing for exams, university or beyond. All of ORA's tutors have qualifications from top UK - and global - institutions, and many have studied at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. This means that all ORA students will be learning from the best.
Award-winning and accredited courses
All of Oxford Royale Summer Schools' courses are accredited by City & Guilds - one of the UK's leading accreditation providers and a mark of the quality of our courses. Further accreditations by the British Council and British Accreditation Council, along with numerous awards - including the Queen's Award - mean that students can enrol with confidence on any of our courses.
Join students from over 130 nations
In 2018, students joined Oxford Royale Summer Schools' UK summer school from 135 different countries, and in 2019 we expect that number to be even bigger. The number of nationalities means that our UK summer school is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet and make friends with like-minded individuals from all corners of the globe.
An exciting cultural programme to complement your studies
While academic classes are at the heart of our summer school programmes, studies are complemented by a carefully assembled timetable of activities designed to ensure that students make the most of their time in the UK. Regardless of your chosen summer school venue - Oxford, Cambridge, London, St Andrews or Ascot - you will be able to enjoy a varied programme of activities, excursions and trips to some of the UK's most thrilling and historic destinations.
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Oxford Royale Academy is a part of Oxford Programs Limited, UK company number 6045196. The company contracts with institutions including Oxford University for the use of their facilities and also contracts with tutors from those institutions but does not operate under the aegis of Oxford University.