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Oxford Brookes University


Overlooking the dreaming spires of Oxford, and only four miles from its centre, the Oxford Brookes campus of Harcourt Hill is spacious and set in beautifully landscaped grounds. One of the world’s most distinguished university cities, Oxford has plenty of museums, theatres, cinemas and shops, making it an ideal location for aspiring students.
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Key Facts


12 – 18 years (no under 12s accepted)


15 contact hours per week


Groups & Individuals


University Campus




280 max beds per week


  • Surrounded by the beautiful and historic city of Oxford
  • Full day excursions to Stratford-upon-Avon and London
  • Spacious campus with fantastic facilities
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About the programme

  • English levels: Elementary – Proficiency (programme can be adjusted to lower English levels)
  • Maximum class size: 20^
  • 4 half days and 1 full-day excursion in Oxford
  • Full-day excursions to London and Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Full Group Leader Programme included. Download here.

^ in exceptional circumstances, this maximum may be exceeded


Academic Choice

  • Trinity GESE exam*
  • Employability for the 21st Century syllabus: Available for students aged 14+ with minimum English level B1
  • Academic Skills for Higher Education syllabus: Available for students with minimum English level B1. Minimum of 12 students


*subject to demand and minimum student numbers required


Oxford International Junior Programmes understands that occasionally slightly young/older siblings or friends may wish to come in a group. Oxford International Junior Programmes reserves the right to accept students who are slightly younger or older than the advertised minimum/maximum age. These exceptional requests must be approved by our admissions team in advance. Appropriate welfare and safety provisions will apply.

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Turn 1

01 July – 15 July 2024


Turn 2

15 July – 29 July 2024


Turn 3

29 July – 12 August 2024

Oxford Brookes University


Sports: The Harcourt Hill Campus has its own sports centre on-site with sports hall, gym and swimming pool. Group leaders may use the gym facilities on a pay as you go basis.

Other: There are extensive playing fields for outdoor games and a Starbucks on site! There is also a modern Student Union for multiple social activities including the campus disco.


  • Single en-suite bedrooms arranged along corridors of 6-8 rooms
  • Rooms are all recently built to a high standard and all include a desk for private study
  • Each accommodation block has a communal kitchen which can be used as a social space


Rail: Trains depart from Oxford to London every 15 minutes. A train journey to London takes about an hour on average

Bus: The U1 bus runs regularly from the campus, taking 15 minutes to get into central Oxford

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Oxford Brookes University

Harcourt Hill, Oxford OX2 9AT, UK

Oxford city centre

Oxford OX1 3AS


45 St Mary's Rd, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6XG, UK

Central London

Charing Cross Underground Station, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DR, UK

London Heathrow Airport

Condor Way, Longford, Hounslow TW6, UK

London Gatwick

North Terminal, Departures Rd, Horley, Gatwick RH6 0NP, UK

Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport, Bassingbourn Rd, Stansted CM24 1QW, UK

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Sample Programme

Day 1ArrivalsArrivalsCampus tour and ice-breaker activities
Day 2Placement Test and Lesson 1Onsite ActivitiesWelcome Disco
Day 3Lesson 2Public bus to Oxford with professional walking tour of the cityOnsite Activities
Day 4Lesson 3Public bus to Oxford with city photo challengeOnsite Activities
Day 5Public bus to Oxford with entrance to Christ Church CollegeLesson 4Karaoke/Lip Sync Battle
Day 6Onsite ActivitiesLesson 5Onsite Activities
Day 7Full day to OxfordFull day to OxfordInternational Evening
Day 8Public bus to Oxford with puntingLesson 6Disco
Day 9Full day excursion to London by train with Politics and Royalty Walking TourEntrance to National Gallery and shopping in Covent GardenEvening in London with late return to campus
Day 10Onsite ActivitiesLesson 7Onsite Activities
Day 11Lesson 8Lesson 9Onsite Activities
Day 12Lesson 10Onsite ActivitiesTalent Show
Day 13Full day excursion to Warwick Castle or Stratford upon AvonFull day excursion to Warwick Castle or Stratford upon AvonFarewell Party
Day 14Optional ExcursionOptional ExcursionOnsite Activities
Day 15DeparturesDeparturesDepartures

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