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Embassy Oxford

Oxford Brookes University

Oxford is a historic University City with beautiful college buildings and stunning architecture. Thanks to the Universities, there’s an international atmosphere in the city that attracts students from all over the world.
Our centre is located on the Headington campus of Oxford Brookes University, a mix of old and modern buildings set on a large campus with plenty of outdoor space within short walking distance from the city centre.

Quick Facts

Location: Oxford Brookes University

Dates available: 21 Jun – 9 Aug

Ages: 12 – 17

Accommodation: Single room with en-suite / Standard single room

Emergency Number: +44 7771 845978

Living

  • Single en-suites and single standard rooms in flats of 5-6 in each
  • Located across several residence buildings at the Headington Campus
  • Communal kitchen areas in each building
  • Room furniture includes a wardrobe, desk and chair
  • Rooms are cleaned weekly, bathrooms and common spaces are cleaned every other day
  • Laundry available in each residence building for a small fee
  • Linen are changed every week, students must bring their own towel
  • Meals are served in a large self-service dining hall
  • Wi-Fi available across the campus
  • A deposit of £30 is required upon arrival and replacement of lost key is £30
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Food Options

Breakfast

Cooked (depending on day) and continental – pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, coffee, toast, cereal and fruit.

 

Lunch

2 courses, 3 options including a vegetarian option.
Packed lunches (provided at weekends): water, fruit, sandwich, crisps and biscuits/cake

 

Evening Meal

2 courses, 3 options including both a vegetarian and Halal option.

 
 
 
 
 

Snacks

There are several shops on campus where students can purchase snacks, confectionery and drinks.

Facilities

  • Large multi-purpose sports hall
  • Park nearby for games and activities
  • Mini supermarket and several cafés
  • Cash machine (ATM)
  • Shared common area in each flat , there’s plenty of more social space for students across the campus

MEALS
All meals are served in a modern dining hall in Henry Brookes building.

Learning

  • Taught by friendly and professional English teachers
  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week morning or afternoon
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
  • Maximum 15 students per class
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Modern classrooms with interactive whiteboards
  • Classrooms are located in the John Henry Brookes and Gibbs buildings
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and certificate

Programme Information

Welcome

On the first evening there will be a welcome activity which is designed to ensure students have the opportunity to meet staff and other students and get to know more about the campus, its facilities and useful information which will help them during their stay.

Activities

Activities are organised during evenings and in between lessons. These activities could be on-site or near to the centre. These may include:

  • Sports such as football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball
  • Daytime activities such as scavenger hunts and drama workshops
  • Evening activities such as karaoke, talent show, and team games

Excursions and Trips

HALF-DAY TRIPS

  • Our students get to explore exciting places such as Bourton-on-thewater in the Cotswolds, Woodstock and Blenheim Gardens and a selection of Oxford Museums and Colleges.

FULL-DAY EXCURSIONS

  • London: visit this exciting capital city and take a walking tour of central London visit the National Gallery
  • Stratford-upon-Avon: discover the beautiful home town of Shakespeare steeped in history and culture
  • Warwick Castle: explore this spectacular medieval royal castle once owned by Queen Elizabeth I

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

  • Thorpe Park: enjoy extreme rides and attractions at this popular theme park
  • Windsor Castle: the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world
  • Cambridge: explore this iconic, charming university city and visit King’s College.

3 WEEK SAMPLE PROGRAMMES

Extra

Each 14 night stay will include 2 local visits to Oxford by foot, 2 half-day trips to nearby towns and attractions and 2 full-day excursions to other exciting towns such as London, Stratford Upon Avon, London and Cambridge. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport. Student may have lessons either morning or afternoon in week 1, alternating weekly after thatThis programme is for illustrative purposes and activities and trips shown may change.

 
WEEK 1/4/7SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jun21/Jul12/ Aug2Jun22/Jul13/ Aug3Jun23/Jul14/ Aug4Jun24/Jul15/ Aug5Jun25/Jul16/ Aug6Jun26/Jul17/ Aug7Jun27/Jul18/ Aug8
Morning
Arrivals/On Site
Activities
Testing / Induction
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessons

Full Day Trip:
Stratford Upon
Avon and
Shakespeare’s
Birthplace
Afternoon
Local Visit to Oxford - Walking Tour
Indoor Sports
Half Day Visit:
Oxford Museums
and Colleges
Half-day trip: Bourton on the
Water and Model
Village
Nature Walk
Arts and Crafts - Oxford ThemeIndoor Sports
EveningOutdoor GamesDiscoHawaiian Night 

British Universities Q&A with Staff

Dance WorkshopOutdoor SportsFilm Night
Kahoot QuizOutdoor SportsBlind DateCapture the FlagKaraokeTrashion ShowCasino

 

WEEK 2/5SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jun28/Jul19Jun29/Jul20Jun30/Jul21Jul1/Jul22Jul2/Jul23Jul3/Jul24Jul4/Jul25
Morning
Arrivals/Local
activities or optional
Trip to Thorpe Park
Local Visit to
Oxford - Walking
Tour
Indoor Sports
Half Day Trip:
Oxford Christchurch
Half Day Trip:
Woodstock and
Blenheim Gardens
Hunger Games/
Murder Mystery
Full Day Trip:
London with
Walking Tour and
National Gallery
Scrapbook MakingIndoor Sports
Afternoon
Testing/Induction
or Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
LessonsLessons
EveningDrama WorkshopDance WorkshopOutdoor SportsHarry Potter CraftsScavenger HuntOxford’s Got TalentTreasure Hunt
Outdoor GamesDiscoQuiz NightAncien Greek NightKaraokeOutdoor SportsFace Paint / Board Game Night

 

See sample programme

WEEK 3/6SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jul5/Jul26Jul6/Jul27Jul7/Jul28Jul8/Jul29Jul9/Jul30Jul10/Jul31Jul11/Aug1
Morning
Arrivals / local
activities
or optional Trip to
Cambridge and
King’s College
Testing/Induction
or Lessons
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessons
Full Day Trip:
Warwick Castle
Afternoon
Local Visit to
Oxford - Walking
Tour
Build-your-own
board game
Half Day Visit:
Oxford Museums
and Colleges
Half-Day Trip: Cotswold Wildlife
Park
Nature Walk
Indoor SportsIndoor Sports
EveningWater FightDisco
Quiz Night/Flags
Themed Arts & Crafts
International
Themed Night
Harry Potter
Theme Night
Blind DateFilm Night
Games NightOutdoor SportsSpeed DatingCapture the FlagKaraokeOutdoor SportsCasino

 

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