Oxford Brookes University – Oxford / EC

Welcome to EC Oxford

Our centre is located on the Headington campus of Oxford Brookes University, only a short walk from the city centre and with plenty of outdoor space. Oxford is known for its universities, museums and architecture which students will get to explore during their stay. Students can also enjoy the great campus facilities such as a sports hall, a modern dining hall and several shops.

General Information About Summer School

Location Oxford Brookes University – Oxford
Ages 12 – 17
Classes Maximum class size 15 students
Tuition Summer School Programme – 20 lessons per week
Accommodation Single en-suite rooms and standard rooms
Activities Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick Castle and London
Duration 2 weeks or 3 weeks
Insurance Be covered by Reform Consultancy
Transfer Be covered by Reform Consultancy

English Programme

  • Lessons are taught by qualified English teachers.
  • 20 x 45-minute lessons per week, morning or afternoon.
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students are in a class of the appropriate level.
  • Modern classrooms with interactive whiteboards.
  • Maximum 15 students per class.
  • Course materials are included.
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills.


  • Students stay in single en-suites or standard single rooms, grouped in flats of 5-6 students.
  • Shared rooms have a bathroom ratio of 1:5.
  • Each residence building has a communal kitchen.
  • All rooms are furnished with a wardrobe, desk and chair.
  • Rooms are cleaned weekly.
  • Bed linen is included.
  • Laundry is available in the residence area.
  • Meals are served in a large self-service dining hall.
  • Wi-Fi is available throughout the campus.

Activities and Excursions

On-site activities are scheduled every weekday in between lessons, with some half-day trips and full-day excursion at the weekend. All activities are designed to continue learning in a fun and enjoyable way, encouraging students to develop life skills and make new friends through sports, activities and socially interactive games.


Sports: With a choice of football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball.
Daytime activities: Drama and performance workshops, scavenger hunts and photo quiz.
Evening: Activities such as karaoke, a talent show, and team games.

Half-Day Trips

Students get to explore exciting places such as Bourton-on-the-water 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 and visit the National Gallery
Stratford-upon-Avon: Discover the beautiful hometown of Shakespeare, steeped in history and culture.
Warwick Castle: explore this spectacular medieval royal castle once owned by Queen Elizabeth I.

Centre Facilities

Classrooms: Modern classrooms with interactive whiteboards.
Sports Facilities: Large multi-purpose sports hall.
Meals: All meals are served in a modern dining hall.
Common Room: Shared common area in each flat.
Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi throughout the campus and in bedrooms.


Travel times to the nearest airports

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport 2 hrs
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport 1 hr
(STN) Stansted Airport 2 hrs 30 mins
(LTN) Luton Airport 1 hr 30 mins

Travel times to the nearest train station

St Pancras International (Eurostar) 1 hr 30 mins