Youth Travel 15-18 years of age
Boost your English!

Intensive English course in Oxford

Age 15-19

In Oxford you will find the oldest university in the English-speaking world, a perfect destination for a language trip! The city's fantastic architecture and pleasant surroundings provide an unbeatable environment for your intensive course in English, you get both first-class education, a relaxed student life and lots of fun activities.

Intensive course in English

STS intensive course is the perfect classroom course for students who want to improve their English as much as possible during the summer holidays. You have lessons for four hours every day, where the focus is on group exercises, presentations, and practical training in the form of reading and writing as well as training with pronunciation and fluency in the language. We emphasize the importance of using English in everyday situations, which means that you get a better understanding of the English language and British culture.

The lessons take place in several different locations depending on when your course starts, but most lessons are held at Oxford Brookes University. It is a quiet and modern university that has a recognised high level of both teaching and research.

Our language courses in the UK are conducted by our partner Bayswater, who is authorised by the British Council.


Your language course with STS

  • Teaching: 21 hours per week
  • Class size: 15-20 students per class, a mix of international students from over 20 countries
  • Level: From A1 to C2 on CEFR (Common European Framework)
  • Teaching method: The course is taught by qualified teachers with academic certificates. They work with various lesson plans that develop students' skills at their various levels
  • Material: Exclusive teaching material is included in the programme fee
  • Language test: Everyone will do a language test at the beginning, this is done to assess each student's language level
  • Diploma: At the end of the course, you will receive an Academic report with assessment according to CEFR and certificate of attendance

Activities included

Your language trip to Oxford includes much more than just English lessons, you get to take part in lots of fun activities and excursions in your spare time. All activities and excursions are led by committed and experienced leaders.

Maximise your language journey

On your trip to Oxford, you can add a Trinity Exam and get a formal certificate for your knowledge of English.


In Oxford, you can choose between two different types of accommodation options. Try living on campus with other students or stay with a carefully selected host family.

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What's included

  • Transfer to/from airport
  • Accommodation
  • Full board
  • 21 hours language training
  • Course material
  • Activities and excursions
  • STS Diploma

Dates & prices

Flight tickets are not included in the price. You book your own transport and travel to and from your destination. This means you can choose the travel option that suits you best. STS will handle the airport transfer at your destination, so make sure to let us know your arrival time.

When travelling to the UK, we want you to arrive at London-Heathrow (LHR), London-Stansted (STN) or London-Gatwick (LGW). between 9.00 and 16.00 on the day your course starts. Book your return flight from the same airport. Departure times can be flexible but preferably between 8–20.