Bucksmore summer programmes

Brasenose students say goodbye on a Oxbridge Challenge

Our very successful sojourn at the historic Brasenose College, Oxford University has come to an end, our having hosted impressive groups of bright young students from around the globe. The feedback from the Oxford Tutors, who ran a diverse series of tutorials in 16 different potential university study choices, was extremely positive, as was the […]

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The end of an era for Brasenose students!

Sunday saw the week start with a lazy afternoon of shopping at Bicester Village followed by a relaxed evening of studies and lazing in the sunshine. Bicester Village houses a range of luxury designer outlets at a discount price enabling students to indulge themselves in some retail therapy after an extremely busy week. The week […]

Final session students at Brasenose go to Bicester village

On Monday, the newly arrived students had a tour of Oxford in order to familiarise themselves with the university and the town. Students visited Merton College, one of the oldest colleges within the university and explored the many ice cream and milkshake stores within the Covered Market. In the evening, the students had a ‘pub’ […]

London, ice skating and food tasting!

The week at OASP kicked off on the 4th July with a tour of Oxford City looking at Merton and Magdalen Colleges as well as the Covered Market and vintage sweet stores. That evening we celebrated the 4th of July in style with all-American food, drink, cowboy hats, bunting and party games helping to establish […]

Oxford tutors impressed with the OASP students

Our impressive 2016 Bucksmore OASP students settled in quickly and happily. The students have been remarkably committed, diligent and courteous in their handling of the programme. The staff have all commented on this with the Oxford tutors being encouraged by the depth of knowledge and understanding that they are encountering. The first week has been […]

Shakespeare 400th Anniversary

Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary Celebrations

Celebrating the famous script-writer William Shakespeare’s achievements, a year of cultural and artistic events are taking place across London to commemorate the 400th anniversary of his death. With some of his most famous pieces including ‘Romeo and Juliet’, ‘Hamlet’, ‘Macbeth’ and ‘The Tempest’, the events will be comprising of theatre, music, opera, dance and exhibitions with an […]

Mayoral elections 2016

Mayoral Elections 2016

Elections to select the next Mayor of London was held on May 5th 2016. Citizens all over the UK placed their vote to choose who should be following in the footsteps of ex-mayor Boris Johnson who has decided not to stand for re-election. Having been elected as a Member of Parliament for the Conservative Party for Uxbridge […]

Which university is right for you

Which university is right for you?

Not only is it important to choose a good University, but it is just as important to choose the right University for you and the course you wish to study. Every course and every university is different and therefore it takes time to find the right one. Different courses at different universities have different syllabi. […]