The Program

Oxford Prep students preparing for a debate and other students enjoying puntingThe Oxford Prep Experience is an academic program for students in grades 8-9 held in Oriel College, Oxford University, England. There are nearly thirty courses available, as diverse as Creative Writing, History’s Secrets, Psychology, and Speech and Debate.

The international faculty includes Rhodes and Marshall Scholars, as well as creative professionals – actors, artists, photographers, and writers – from London and elsewhere. Together with program administrators, including Program Deans and Activities Directors, students enjoy a daily schedule that combines intellectual and curricular adventure, cultural enrichment, guest speakers, field trips, activities and sports – all in a safe, supervised environment.

At the end of the program, students have the opportunity to spend 4 nights in Paris to complement their time in Oxford, see The Paris Connection

For students in grades 10-12, please view our Oxford Tradition program. 

The Oxford Prep Experience is sponsored by The Foundation for International Education in cooperation with Oxbridge Academic Programs and accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Colleges.