Oxford International College

Location: Oxford

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Oxford International College is the top performing Sixth Form college in the UK. In 2019, the college has earned the top slot in the UK Independent Schools league tables after its students achieved record A-level results.

Located just a short walk from Oxford city centre, Oxford Spires hosts a summer vacation programme at the College, which combines English lessons with getting to know the historic city of Oxford.

UK's Top Performing Sixth Form College, in 2019 earning top spot in the UK Independent Schools league tables.

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Location: Central Oxford

  • Short walk from Oxford city centre
  • Just footsteps away from the college are a good choice of restaurants and bistros serving lunches and dinners. On the Cowley Road near the Hall of Residence there are a large number of lively food outlets frequented by students
  • Look beyond Oxford’s dreaming spires and impressive history, and you’ll find a buzzing student community - almost a quarter of the Oxford population are students!
  • Oxford International College has been voted  the UK's top performing sixth form college, thanks to the outstanding exam results
  • Access to: Oxford, London, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bristol, Bath and The Cotswolds
  • Within a short walk of the campus there are a number of cafes, restaurants, shops and parks

Summer Vacation: 3 July – 7 August 2024 for ages 12-17 years

Combine learning English with activities and excursions. This course is suitable for international students who wish to have a taste of living and studying in Oxford and who enjoy having a certain level of independence.

1. General English Course

Start dates (7 nights):  3 July, 10 July, 17 July, 24 July, & 31 July 

What's included?

  • English language tuition (15 hours of learning)
  • 7 nights of full board residential accommodation in university on-campus ensuite accommodation
  • At least 15 hours tuition per week
  • Three full day excursions per two week stay
  • Varied weekly programme of sports and leisure activities
  • Applied learning on social activities and trips
  • An entrance English level check
  • All learning materials
  • End of course feedback report and certificate
  • Wi-Fi

Optional Spires + in Exam Skills or IELTS Preparation.


Residential – twin, ensuite bedrooms a 5 minute walk from the college building or homestay with local families, based on twin occupancy (students travel on public transport).

Residential accommodation:

  • Twin, ensuite study bedrooms
  • Separate boys and girls boarding houses
  • Located just a 5 minute walk from the college building
  • Sociable common room
  • Laundry facilities available
  • Bed linens provided and changed weekly (towels not provided)
  • All meals prepared and served in the school dining hall
  • Free Wi-Fi on campus

Homestay accommodation:

  • Based on two students sharing
  • Individual placement prices available
  • Local travel card included
  • Students travel to school on public transport
  • Local families, organised by local, independent homestay agency
  • All hosts regularly inspected and held to British Council standards
  • Bed linens, towels, and weekly laundry service provided
  • Breakfast and dinner with hosts, lunch at college
  • Wi-Fi available in all hosts’ homes

Download full timetable: Summer language vacation:Sample language vacation timetable at Oxford International College


Oxford International College campus

College accommodation block

Common areas

College common area

Oxford International College canteen

College canteen

Typical classroom

Typical classroom

Typical ensuite bedroom

Typical ensuite bedroom

Typical bedroom

Typical bedroom

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