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Worcester

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University of Worcester

Worcester

Located 35 miles south west of Birmingham, Worcester is a historic town surrounded by the beautiful English countryside of the Malvern Hills and the Cotswolds. The town has many green outdoor spaces and gardens, with Tudor architecture and the impressive Worcester Cathedral built in 1504. The university features state-of-the-art facilities including the University of Worcester Arena, drama and art studios, and the Hive Library.
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Key Facts

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8 – 17 years

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15 contact hours per week

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Groups & Individuals

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University Campus

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Residential

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160 max beds per week

Highlights

  • Plenty of green spaces in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds region
  • Explore Worcester, London & Bath or Oxford
  • Visit the amazing Worcester Cathedral
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About the programme

  • 15 hours of English lessons per week
  • Four full-day excursions with two excursion choices
  • Walking distance to Worcester city centre and the River Severn
  • State-of-the-art sports facilities

 

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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Dates

1

Turn 1

1 July – 15 July

2

Turn 2

15 July – 29 Jul

3

Turn 3

29 July – 12 August

University of Worcester

FACILITIES

Sports: There are plenty of spaces on campus where students can play sports. There are extensive fields where groups can play football, team games and rounders. A sports arena and 3G pitches will also be available during on-site activities.

ACCOMMODATION

  • Large single en-suite bedrooms in apartments of 5 or 6 bedrooms
  • Shared kitchen/lounge as a common area in each apartment

LOCAL TRANSPORT

Rail: The train station is a short walk from the campus. There are direct trains to London, Birmingham and Oxford.
Bus: Worcester Bus Station is situated in the Crowngate Shopping Centre in the City Centre next to The Hive

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University of Worcester

139A Bransford Rd, Worcester WR2 4EZ, UK

Worcester City Centre

18 Broad St, Worcester WR1 3NF, UK

Birmingham

Birmingham B3 2QB

Central London

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

Birmingham Airport

Birmingham B26 3BF, UK

London Heathrow Airport

Condor Way, Longford, Hounslow TW6, UK

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Sample Programme

 MorningAfternoonEvening
Day 1ArrivalsArrivalsCampus tour and ice-breaker activities
Day 2Placement Test & Lesson 1Half day excursion to Worcester with orientation and Instagram challengeOn-site Activities
Day 3Lesson 2On-site ActivitiesWelcome Disco
Day 4Full day excursion to Cadbury World or Stratford-upon-AvonEntrance to Cadbury World or Shakespeare’s BirthplaceOn-site Activities
Day 5Lesson 3Lesson 4Karaoke/Lip Sync Battle
Day 6Lesson 5On-site ActivitiesInternational Evening
Day 7Full day excursion to Bath or OxfordEntrance to Roman Baths or Oxford CollegeOn-site Activities
Day 8On-site ActivitiesLesson 6Disco
Day 9River Severn WalkLesson 7Talent Show
Day 10Extended full day excursion to London by trainPolitics and Royalty Walking TourLate return to campus by train
Day 11Lesson 8Lesson 9On-site Activities
Day 12On-site ActivitiesLesson 10On-site Activities
Day 13Full day excursion to Birmingham by trainWalking tour and shopping in the BullringOn-site Activities
Day 14Optional DayOptional DayFarewell Disco
Day 15DeparturesDeparturesDepartures
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