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University of Greenwich


Located on a stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site along the River Thames, the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich is set in a charming area of the city and a borough rich in maritime history. Local attractions include the National Maritime Museum, the Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory and Greenwich Park – all just 15 minutes away from central London!
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Key Facts


10 – 17 years


15 contact hours per week




University Campus




340 max beds per week


  • Opportunity to study at a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is almost 300 years old
  • Full London experience
  • Visit Cambridge and Brighton
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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: 18
  • Explore the Royal Borough of London
  • Discover London
  • 2 full day excursions
  • Full Group Leader Programme included. Download here.



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

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Turn 1

04 July – 18 July


Turn 2

18 July – 01 August


Turn 3

01 August – 15 August

University of Greenwich


Sports: Sports are held in the beautiful Greenwich Park, which offers 74 hectares of open green space for outdoor games

Other: We use a mixture of lecture theatres, classrooms and the Students Union bar on King William Walk for evening activities


  • Daniel Defoe residence is next to Greenwich railway and DLR stations
  • Single or twin en-suite rooms
  • Less than 5 minutes’ walk from Greenwich town centre and all the facilities this historic area has to offer
  • Canteen and student social space on the ground floor of the accommodation building


Rail: Trains from Greenwich station go to Cannon Street station in central London every 10 minutes. The DLR from Greenwich station will take you past Canary Wharf into Bank Station.

Bus: The 188 bus from Greenwich Church Street takes you into central London through Waterloo and the Embankment. Buses to Lewisham include the 180 and the 199.

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University of Greenwich

Pepys Walk, Greenwich, London SE10 9JF, UK

Central London

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

Greenwich Park

Great Cross Ave, Greenwich, London SE10 8XJ, 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 1Greenwich with walking tour and entrance to Royal Observatory Late night shopping at O2 outlet mall
Day 3Lesson 2Lesson 3Welcome Disco
Day 4Visit to TATE Modern with views of St Paul's Cathedral City Cruise along the River Thames to/from campusOn-site Activities
Day 5Lesson 4 Visit to Olympic Park (with visit to Westfield) Evening in London
Day 6Lesson 5Visit to Hyde Park including the Serpentine and the Princess Diana Memorial FountainWest End walking tour by night
Day 7Full day excursion to Cambridge by coachWalking tour of city with entrance to a Cambridge college International Night
Day 8Lesson 6 Half day to Camden with walking tour and visit to Regents Park Evening in London
Day 9Lesson 7 Lesson 8 Evening in London
Day 10Full day excursion to Brighton with entrance to i360Full day excursion to Brighton with entrance to i360Onsite Activities
Day 11Entrance to British Museum Lesson 9 Disco
Day 12Half day to central London with visit to Kensington Museums Lesson 10 Evening in London
Day 13Full day to central London by train with Politics and Royalty walking tour Visit to the National Gallery and shopping Covent Garden Onsite Activities
Day 14Optional ExcursionOptional ExcursionOn-site Activities
Day 15DeparturesDeparturesDepartures

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