Each day, students will take part in a unique combination of academic masterclasses, practical workshops and excursions.
University Insight Visits
Students will visit leading UK universities and receive exclusive tours designed to give a deeper understanding of what life at university is like. These tours aim to help students make a decision on the type of university they would like to attend in the future. Across the 14-day programme, students will visit a number of universities, including:
- Bath University
- Oxford University
- University of Cambridge
- King’s College London
- University College London (UCL)
Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London
Students will have the opportunity for a weekend excursion to central London, where they can see the centre of British democracy and legislation in action.
Students will sample London’s diverse museum culture, covering anthropology, archaeology, natural history, art and culture with opportunities to visit the London Science and Natural History Museums.
University Preparation Masterclasses
Designed to enable students to fulfil their potential in university applications, University Preparation Masterclasses help build key skills for future careers and higher education. Masterclasses are an overview of the essential skills and preparation that is needed for success at university. Topics include CV writing, UCAS introductions, interview skills, essay writing skills and an opportunity to talk about the UK undergraduate experience.
Students will attend one debate society per week at Oxford Union. They will receive guidance on debating structure and a platform upon which to practise and improve their debating skills. They will scrutinize ideas and policies, engaging with opposing views and speaking strategically.
Bodleian Library, Oxford
Oxford is home to the world-famous Bodleian Library, which opened in 1602. It might be most well-known for appearing in Harry Potter films but is also world-famous for its collection of books and manuscripts as well as its architecture.