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Oxford Prospects Summer & Winter Student Programme

Course content

Oxford Prospects Short Programme is designed for academically gifted university students from overseas. Students will sleep, dine and study in buildings hired from the historic colleges of Oxford. Our programmes of talks, activities and trips introduce students to life and culture in the UK as well as the opportunities available for postgraduate study and careers in Oxford and elsewhere.
Activities are selected for each course and will not be exactly the same on every programme. As a guide, our summer and winter programmes typically include:

  • talks by Oxford...
Student studying
Aims and objectives

Course aims

Oxford Prospects programmes will:

  • select excellent students and provide a high standard of teaching by Oxford academics and others
  • increase your confidence in speaking English, and expect you to give a presentation in English at the end of the programme
  • take you to visit some of the UK's principal tourist sites and high-profile employers
  • give you opportunities to socialise with Oxford-based students and teachers, and enourage you to make friends from among your fellow students.

Course objectives...


To apply for this programme you must:

  • be aged 18 or over on the day of arrival
  • be a university undergraduate or postgraduate student
  • have an adequate level of English (at least lower intermediate: approximately level B1/B2 or IELTS 5.0)

Applications are handled directly by our overseas partner universities. Please contact them directly for all questions relating to the application process, fees, etc.

Wolfson College building and harbour
College accommodation

Students on the Oxford Prospects Short Programme and many of our other programmes live, study and eat in the colleges of Oxford, hiring the same college facilities as Oxford's students. We are delighted to be able to use accommodation, teaching rooms and catering provided by some of Oxford's most beautiful colleges, including:

  • Brasenose College
  • Balliol College
  • Jesus College
  • Regent's Park College
  • The Queen's College
  • Wolfson College.

Winter programmes accommodation is arranged in Oxford local hotels,...

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Postal address:
Oxford Prospects Programmes
Annexe Offices
Linton Road
Tel: +44(0)1865 517028
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