The Queen's College is one of the oldest colleges in Oxford, located on High Street in the heart of the city. This prestigious British educational institution was founded in 1341 by Robert Eglasfield, and the name of its school was in honor of Queen Philip, who was the wife of King Edward III. Today Queen's College is a progressive institution combining English traditions and modern educational approaches and equipment.
Over the years, The Queen's College has grown and produced many people who have become public figures and have been able to contribute to society: former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, theologian John Wycliffe, actor and comedian Rowan Atkinson, inventor of the World Wide Web ) Tim Berners-Lee and many others.
The organizer of the summer school on the basis of The Queen's College is the Oxford Royal Academy or ORA educational center. The company conducts training programs during the summer holidays for children, teenagers and students for several decades, located in the prestigious educational institutions of Britain. Including, in colleges of Oxford. ORA educational courses are distinguished by an excellent staff of teachers, consultants who are ready to answer any questions, as well as speakers invited by the center to speak before the students of the summer school.
This is a training course that conditionally consists of two blocks - morning classes and afternoon seminars. Young people between 16 and 18 years of age independently choose subjects that they will study in the morning, using from two lists - A and B. They collect different disciplines from literature and writing skills, to business, mathematics and psychology. And after lunch students attend seminars, the purpose of which is to give them additional knowledge on one of the topics: speaking skills, teambuilding and others.
This academic English course (reading and writing) will help students prepare for the IELTS international exam, which is necessary for further admission to the educational institutions of the United Kingdom. Classes are held in groups of up to 15 people, and require all those who want a foreign language level at least Upper-Intermediate. Within the 2-week course, students will be able to learn about the basic requirements for international testing, as well as prepare for its successful delivery.
This program is suitable for the preparation of students who want to continue their studies not in the British higher school, but in American universities. For successful enrollment, foreign students need to have high scores on the SAT test. On the program, high school students will learn special principles of reading and writing in English, which will help them to score the maximum score on the test.
This program will allow young people from 16 to 18 years to get an idea of what legislation and law are. Students will be able to get a lot of practical skills here: take interviews, write competent essays on the topic, learn more about the LNAT exam, which results in the assessment of specialists, and much more. Also on the course, the children will be able to reproduce the trial under the strict guidance of the teachers of the ORA center, and try to apply the received theoretical knowledge in practice. In addition, as a result of the training, students will need to prepare the project, working in a team with other students of the course.
The program will open the basics of medical education to curious students and help to decide whether or not the student wants to continue studying in this direction. Teachers Oxford Royal Academy will tell students about the institutions in Britain, where an appropriate education is available. The obligatory stage of the curriculum will be the work of students in a real medical laboratory. Here, young people will be able to obtain theoretical and practical skills related to medicine.
As part of this training program, young people will receive basic knowledge from business and entrepreneurship. Students will learn about the key principles of business management, immerse themselves in the issues of finance and the economy as a whole, will face accounting, will analyze marketing and much more. The training takes place mainly in the format of workshops that help young entrepreneurs develop self-presentation skills, and also be a leader and teach how to assemble a classroom team around them. In the final of the training 2-week course, students will prepare their own business project, working in a team with fellow students.
Here, students can immerse themselves in the programming world. This course is perfect for those who plan to continue their studies in this direction - Oxford Royal Academy teachers will help to understand the topic, even if the student initially had a minimum of knowledge. Students will have the opportunity to try themselves as the creators of their own development product, but beforehand they need to gain some knowledge and acquire practical skills than students and will be engaged for 2 weeks. To create a project, it makes sense to approach responsibly, because if successful, this work will be able to get into the student's portfolio, which is necessarily required for admission to a university with a similar direction.
While studying at a summer school on the basis of The Queen's College, foreign students are located in the residence of the school. In the hostel students are resettled by gender in single or double rooms, most of which have their own bathroom. As a rule, the residence of the college is no more than 15 minutes from the center of Oxford. Meals for summer school students are offered on half board - that is, daily it's breakfast and dinner. Required items of a healthy menu include several hot dishes to choose from and a large number of vegetables and fruits.
In addition to the academic part of the curriculum in the summer school, the list of compulsory classes includes sports load and creativity. The following activities will be available to students at the Queen's College during their free time:
Also, the compulsory elements of the educational program from the ORA center are excursions: for example, every week the students of the summer school will make introductory trips to London or the surroundings of Ockford. In addition, visits to museums, various attractions and castles, walks and shopping staff of the training center will be organized on the weekends.
The entertaining and leisure program is thought over and in the evenings on weekdays: students of the summer Oxford school can have fun at various social events - discos, quizzes, movies, debates and so on.
The Queen's College has an unusually beautiful architecture, the author of the project were Christopher Reno and Nicholas Hawksmoor. Some historians believe that the courtyard of the college is a true embodiment of the classical architecture of Oxford. And since the campus is located in the heart of the city, the students of The Queen's College have every opportunity to get to the cultural sites and attractions of this student city.
Since Oxford Royal Academy always places a special emphasis on creating a safe and comfortable environment for its students, only suitable institutions are selected for the training programs. For example, in The Queen's College all buildings are under video surveillance 24 hours a day, including a residence for students. In addition, in the dormitories there is always someone from the staff of the training center, in order to come to the aid if necessary.
The college itself has an excellent infrastructure and modern equipment, which gives students the opportunity to spend the most productive vacation - and how to relax and get new useful knowledge. For the students of The Queen's College, there are convenient auditoriums, sports grounds, medical facilities, and free wi-fi throughout the campus.
The summer school at The Queen's College invites children, schoolchildren and teenagers from July 1 to August 25. The duration of training programs can be 2 weeks (July 1-14, July 15-28, July 29 - August 11) or 4 weeks (June 3-30, June 17 - July 14, July 1-28, July 15 - August 11, July 29 - August 25). Arrivals to the school are held on Sundays, departures on Saturdays.
Cost of the programs:
The indicated price includes:
To become a participant of the summer school from Oxford Royal Academy on the basis of The Queen's College can Russian and foreign students aged 16-18 with a confident level of English are B2, C1 or C2.
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