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Royal Agricultural University


Known as the ‘capital of the Cotswolds’, a region famous for its beauty, rolling countryside and English architecture, Cirencester is charming, elegant and full of history. The Royal Agricultural University campus is situated in an Oxbridge style quadrangle within stunning parkland, offering students a great place to live, study and socialise.
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Key Facts


8 – 17 years


15 contact hours per week






500 max beds per week


9 hours free teacher training


  • Full-day excursion to Oxford and London
  • Amazing outdoor activities programme
  • Beautiful and historic Victorian University campus with great facilities
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About the programme

  • English levels: Elementary – Proficiency (programme can be adjusted to lower English levels)
  • Young learners’ syllabus available for students aged 9-11
  • Maximum class size: 16
  • 3 full day excursions
  • Explore the beautiful English countryside



  • Trinity GESE exam*
  • World of Work (ASL) syllabus: Available for students aged 14+ with minimum English level B1


*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 requestions must be approved by our admissions team in advance. Appropriate welfare and safety provisions will apply.

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Turn 1

02 July - 16 July


Turn 2

16 July - 30 July

Turn 3

30 July – 13 August

Royal Agricultural University


Sports: Tennis & basketball courts and a large sports field for football, volleyball and other outdoor activities. Gym on site that group leaders can use with induction and a small fee.

Other: Evening activities are held in the Boutflour Hall. Additional social space with sofas, pool table, projector screen and a TV in the Tithe Barn.


  • High quality en-suite and standard accommodation
  • All facilities are located around the accommodation, making for a safe and secure site
  • Most bedrooms have been refurbished within the last few years and are well equipped for your stay
  • Located within the tranquil countryside with views of the Cotswold landscape
  • 24-hour security team monitor all accommodation blocks


Bus: There is a bus stop located on Stroud Road by the University. The bus routes are the 54 and the 54A. Check with your Activity Manager for times.

Rail: It takes about 15mins to walk into Cirencester Station from the University

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Royal Agricultural University

Tetbury Rd, Cirencester GL7, UK

The Cotswolds

Cheltenham GL54 3JH

Oxford city centre

Oxford OX1 3AS


13 Abbey Churchyard, Bath BA1 1LZ, UK

London Heathrow Airport

Condor Way, Longford, Hounslow TW6, UK

London Gatwick

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

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Sample Programme

Day 1ArrivalsArrivalsCampus tour and ice-breaker activities
Day 2Placement Test, Welfare Induction and Lesson 1Orientation of CirencesterWelcome Disco
Day 3Lesson 2iPad treasure huntOn-site Activities
Day 4Lesson 3On-site ActivitiesOn-site Activities
Day 5Lesson 4On-site ActivitiesKaraoke/Lip Sync Battle
Day 6Full day excursion to Oxford with walking tour of the cityEntrance to an Oxford CollegeOn-site Activities
Day 7On-site ActivitiesLesson 5On-site Activities
Day 8On-site ActivitiesLesson 6International Evening
Day 9On-site ActivitiesLesson 7Disco
Day 10Full day excursion to Bath with walking tour of the city and entrance to Bath AbbeyOR Full day to Salisbury with entrance to Salisbury Cathedral and walking tourOn-site Activities
Day 11Lesson 8Lesson 9Talent Show
Day 12Cirencester Photo ChallengeLesson 10Disco
Day 13Full day excursion to London with Politics and Royalty walking tourVisit to National Gallery and shopping in Covent GardenOvernight in London with dinner in a restaurant
Day 14Full day exploring LondonEntrance to British MuseumOvernight in London
Day 15DeparturesDeparturesDepartures

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