The Oxford & Cambridge Summer School offers 16-18 year olds the opportunity to experience what it’s like to study in a historic university city like Oxford.
If you have aspirations of applying to a top university, are unsure what to study, or just want to be stretched academically within your chosen subject, apply to join our programme this July and August!
Applications for our 2015 summer school are now open. To apply for your place click here.
Why choose OCSS?
1. Our students recommend us!
Our alumni know how academically stimulating, enjoyable and life-changing your time on the Oxford and Cambridge Summer School will be – hear from them here!
2. Our Courses
We offer 8 fascinating academic courses for you to choose from, each giving you a great sense of what it would be like to study your chosen subject at university. You will have a daily small group tutorial in your subject group and two one-on-one tutorials with your tutor each week. You will explore your chosen subject in great depth, direct your own study, and hopefully leave us inspired and stimulated!
3. Experience student life in Oxford
Nothing prepares you better for university life than experiencing it first hand. Ensuite College accommodation is provided for all students, with tours of both Oxford and Cambridge Universities during your stay. Our staff and tutors are Oxbridge graduates, and can answer any questions about what it is like to study in either city.
4. Broaden your academic skill-set
Our tutorial system will give you experience of self directed study, where you will work independently to deadlines. Through our varied programme of workshops and group seminars, you can improve interview and essay-writing skills, find out what life is like as a junior doctor, work on your creative writing, and debate in the world-famous Oxford Union chamber.