Study English in this world-famous university city

Oxford Travel Guide

If you’re looking for a taste of why Oxford is such a magnificent city, then you have come to the right place.

Find out what makes Oxford famous, take a look at some of its popular sights and discover how to spend your time in and around the city. 

City of learning

Students from all over the world are attracted to learning English in the world-famous 'city of dreaming spires' and academic excellence.


Oxford is home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world and Britain's oldest public museum.

Natural beauty

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Christ Church Meadow are wonderful green spaces for relaxation.

History and culture

Beautiful colleges, luxurious libraries and fine museums all make Oxford such a unique and special city.

Public Holidays on a Weekday

  • 1 Jan
  • 25 March
  • 28 March
  • 2 May
  • 30 May
  • 29 Aug
  • 26 Dec
  • 27 Dec

Useful information


You must have adequate health, accident and travel insurance while attending any of our programmes.

Drinking Age

Legal age for drinking in the UK is 18 and many places will ask for identification if you look under the age of 21.

Smoking laws

Smoking in enclosed public places is illegal in the UK.

Driving Age

The legal age for driving is 18.

Costs of Living

  • £0.80

    1 litre of milk

  • £1.50

    2 litres of water

  • £0.80

    A loaf of bread

  • £2.89

    Big Mac

  • £0.65

    Can of Coke

  • £7 - £10


  • £3

    Coffee in a café

  • FREE from School Reception

    Cost of sim card

  • £5 - £20

    Entrance to clubs

  • £3.50


  • £17.00

    Average 2 course meal