It all starts here

Engaging sessions on academic readiness, opportunities for self-reflection and preparation, and an understanding of student life in the UK - all before you step into a classroom. With content specially tailored to your course, begin your learning adventure with Oxford Summer Courses Foundations so you’re fully prepared on Day 1.

Develop knowledge to enhance your journey with us

  • Academic readiness

    Prepare for the teaching style used on your course – from Oxford-style tutorials to project based learning

  • Self-reflection

    Reflect on your personal areas for improvement and academic goals to get the most out of your in-person learning experience

  • Bridgemark cities and institutions

    Learn about on-course travel, including a preview of the top-rated attractions and world-class cities you could visit

Frequently asked questions

  • How does the Oxford Summer Courses Foundations work?

    Once you decide to supplement your in-person experience with our Oxford Summer Courses Foundations, you will receive platform login details. Please use the details to sign up to the platform to start your student journey with us. After signing up, you will have access to a range of online preparatory content to be reviewed over the weeks preceding your in-person course. You will be informed when more content is made available. The content in Oxford Summer Courses Foundations can be accessed at your own pace, whenever it suits you. Our expert team have crafted material that is specific to the educational experience at Oxford Summer Courses. Currently there are no live sessions, but we will notify you if this changes. All content offered in Oxford Summer Courses Foundations has been subjected to rigorous quality assurance measures by a qualified teacher and other educational experts.

  • Will the course be shaped to my needs and preferences?

    We have over 10 years' experience educating international students, and we have a tutoring team from the best educational institutions in the world. The in-person element of our courses is designed by drawing on all of that expertise and experience. The content of those modules is tailored to the students attending, based on their profiles and our in-person course requirements. The Oxford Summer Courses Foundations content has been written by a team with extensive educational experience and experience with Oxford Summer Courses. Whilst Oxford Summer Courses Foundations is not specific to each student, it is tailored to a students' age and location of choice for their in-person course.

  • How much is it?

    The Oxford Summer Courses Foundations programme is free, and is designed to greatly enhance your Oxford Summer Courses in-person experience. If you would like to know more about how to do this, please contact our Student Services team at studentservices at