Meritas Summer School at the University of Oxford is an excellent opportunity to spend a vacation in one of the most interesting university cities in the world. The summer camp is based on the Balliol College campus, the oldest at the University of Oxford. He has been working since 1263. Balliol College is one of Oxford's famous landmarks. He attracts attention with history, the beauty of architecture and a busy student life. College students are traditionally one of the most politically active in the University of Oxford. This educational institution was completed by the Prime Ministers of Britain.
Balliol College is notable for the fact that there are more foreigners here than in other colleges. The educational institution created a multinational environment, ideal for the development of communication skills and adaptation to learning in the UK.
Short information. A training course on democracy in the modern world.
About the course. The course is aimed at students wishing to get acquainted with the British university environment, communicate in the international community, improve English. All segments of the program are aimed at studying the themes of democracy. In the classroom, students are invited to discuss the current problems of modern society, to express ideas about its democratization. Classes are held in the form of discussions, debates, seminars. Communicative method of teaching allows you to effectively develop the skills necessary for the subsequent training in Britain.
The program provides for 20 lessons weekly. The minimum duration of the course is 2 weeks.
Students age: 15 - 18 years.
Start dates: Beginning - Mid August
Requirements for enrollment: English - from intermediate.
Learning outcomes: development of communicative, language skills, speaking skills, obtaining basic knowledge of democracy as a political regime, principles of building a democratic society, features and advantages of the system.
Class size: 15 students.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes.
[999.40 ] Cost: USD $ 4.950 for a two-week program, including accommodation, meals 3 times a day, sightseeing and entertainment program, curriculum, for Meritas students. For other students - USD $ 5,450 (2 weeks).
Students are offered accommodation in the residence on the Balliol College campus. There are single and double rooms with private facilities. Also in the residence there are several rooms without a private bathroom. Students living in them can use the facilities on the floor. In the general access in the building there are also a laundry, rest rooms.
A boarding school is offered for students of the summer program. It is organized in the cafeteria of the college. There is also a cafeteria for students.
The cost is $ 4950 ($ 5.450 for students not studying at Meritas) for a full 2 weeks includes:
Summer program provides excursion support for students. Weekly groups are offered 2 excursions (half day and day). They provide an opportunity to get acquainted with the sights of Oxford and other interesting cities in England: Cambridge, London, Bath, Birmingham, Canterbury.
The daily extra-curricular program is presented by creative, sportive, entertaining activities. You will not have to miss the students during your studies at Balliol College.
The traditional daily routine for a summer student includes English lessons, sports or creativity (shopping, outdoor recreation), evening entertainment on campus.
Balliol College is a historic place in the center of Oxford. The campus includes academic buildings, administrative facilities, student residences, sports infrastructure. Training takes place in spacious classes. A computer center and a library are open for students. Students can relax in breaks in a large hall with a cafeteria and TV. On the territory in free access is the wireless Internet.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.