The Oxford Summer Seminar by Oxbridge Academic Programs immerses students in grades 10 through 12 in subjects like writing and medicine while preparing them for college applications. Students enroll for one or two weeks, visit historic British sites and learn at one of the world’s top universities. ..(more)
- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: France, Spain, United Kingdom, United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Provided By: Independent Provider
- Session Start: March, June, July, August
- Session Length: One Week, Two Weeks, Four Weeks, Three Weeks
- Entering Grade: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Academic
- Sub-Categories: STEM, Arts, Humanities
- Selective: No
- Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
- Affiliation: Phillips Andover Summer Opportunity Fair 2022
Oxbridge Academic Programs welcomes intellectually adventurous 7th -12th grade students to residential spring and summer study programs in the great towns and universities of the world. Guided by professors, researchers, and creative professionals, students immerse themselves in any of over 200 disciplines.
Students ages 11 to 18 benefit from the well-structured academic travel programs offered by Oxbridge Academic Programs in cities around the world. Educational trips of lengths ranging from one to four weeks land students from grades 7 to 12 in Oxford, Cambridge, Barcelona, Boston, Los Angeles, Salamanca, Paris or Montpellier. Guided by professors, researchers, and creative professionals, students from more than 80 countries immerse themselves in fascinating disciplines and creative pursuits.
Aside from the Oxford Spring Seminar, sessions are held during the summer. Academic focal points include arts, business and economics, computing and technology, cultural studies, language immersion, science, medicine, literature, leadership, and the law. Students can choose subjects they have studied previously or explore brand new topics. Grade sheets are provided upon the completion of courses, allowing students to submit them with college applications.
Depending on the location, students live in undergraduate university housing or in boarding schools. Residences are separated by gender. Some faculty and staff also stay in the housing, providing around-the-clock monitoring and guidance. All students must check in with deans each night and then remain in their rooms.
Oxbridge began more than 35 years ago and has grown from serving 36 students to nearly 2,000 each summer. The organization offers in-person and webinar information sessions for prospective families, who can choose among the available cities and their universities and historical and cultural attractions. Each program location offers extracurricular activities, guest speakers, workshops, and field trips.
Cost and Session Information
Various start and end times in March, June, July and August, depending on program location and description. Full list at https://www.oxbridgeprograms.com/For-Parents/Tuition-Payment.
Admission Details: A 500-word personal statement and a copy of the most recent transcript or grade report from school are required. Students taking immersion courses in Paris and Barcelona, are asked to submit a writing sample in French/Spanish and a completed recommendation form from their French/Spanish teacher. This is not required for taking beginner French/Spanish.