St Giles’ Fair

Every year St Giles’ Fair is held in St Giles’, a street in the centre of Oxford which is named after Saint Giles. He was a hermit who became popular in the 7th century.  St Giles’ Fair is a great tradition in Oxford. You can experience all the traditional fun fair rides and amusements like helter s … Read more

EC Oxford is the winner of EC Sunflower competition!

Our school has the honor to announce that we have been winners in one of the categories of EC Sunflower competition! One of the plants growing up in our school turned out winner for the tallest indoor grown sunflower – an equally impressive 170cm! We have got a prize of £100 that we will donate to a … Read more

Foodies Festival – Oxford South Park

This weekend, 24th, 25th and 26th August, Foodies comes to the Oxford South Park! It’s the largest food and drink festival in the UK. Take part in tastings and samplings, meet Michelin-starred and top chefs from all over the UK, try food from all over the world and enjoy the local live music! The op … Read more

Student Experience: Adrian Concepcion

This is the last week for one of our students, Adrian, from Spain, and he wants to share with us his experience here. He has been doing a course at EC Oxford language school for 8 weeks preparing himself to give bilingual classes in Spain. “I couldn’t be more happy with the decision I ma … Read more

Notting Hill Carnival

This weekend, 25 & 26 August, the streets in Notting Hill, London will be filled with colourful sights and amazing sounds. The Notting Hill Carnival is the largest street festival in Europe that has taken place every year since 1966. It is led by members of the West Indian community who celebrat … Read more

Shakespeare’s Henry V – Oxford Castle

Come to Oxford Castle Unlocked to watch Shakespeare’s play Henry V. From 17 August to 14 September this play will be presented from Tuesday to Saturday at 19.30pm. The play tells the story of King Henry V of England, focusing on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt (1415 … Read more

Welcome to the EC team Suzanne!

This week Suzanne has joined the EC team here in Oxford!   Here’s a bit about her…   “Hi, my name is Suzanne and I’m from the Netherlands. I’m in my third year of the School of Translation and Interpreting and I would like to become a subtitler. I’m doing an internship in … Read more