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Student Experience | Pre-University Summer School

Student Experience

The Pre-University Summer School includes a range of activities to suit everyone. The programme includes a number of on-campus social activities showcasing our amazing campus, alongside trips off campus to UK landmarks.

Campus Activities

The programme includes a number of evening events at various venues across our large campus:

  • Welcome barbecue and games
  • Team building and street food event
  • Curry, karaoke and disco farewell event
  • Time in our award-winning E-sports centre
  • Visit an entertainment and games venue
  • Wide variety of activities for free time including group sports, games and films
Students cheering during team building activity
Oxford College


We will be visiting the historic and beautiful town of Oxford, home to the world-famous Oxford University, stunning architecture, the Bodleian Library, Ashmolean Museum and much else besides.

We'll spend the day there, and you will take part in a walking tour which will include a look inside an Oxford college, and a peek at some of the various locations used in the Harry Potter films.

You will also enjoy a guided punt along the River Cherwell taking in sights such as Christ Church College Meadows where Lewis Carroll wrote the famous Alice Through the Looking Glass, St Hilda’s College, the Magdalen School Rose Gardens and the Botanic Gardens.

There will also be some free time for you to get lunch, explore at your own pace and do a little shopping!  

London Skyline


You will spend a day in the UK´s capital. We will travel there early to maximise the day and have an exciting programme of sightseeing* including the opportunity to see some world-famous landmarks including:

  • A tour of the Houses of Parliament 
  • Free time in Covent Garden to see the architecture and street performers, and a chance for shopping and to get some lunch
  • A spin on the London Eye and River Cruise or a West End Show Matinee (previously we’ve seen The Lion King, Wicked and Matilda)
  • Dinner in a West End restaurants  

All travel to and from London including travel in the City is included in the programme along with entrance fees and breakfast and dinner. Students are accompanied on the trip by our Student Ambassadors.  

*All activities listed are subject to change depending on weather and availability.