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Pre-University Experience Campuses

Exceptional summer programmes hosted in Oxford University and Cambridge University colleges, designed by top academics and enhanced by leading professionals.

Why Choose Our Pre-University Summer Experiences?

  • The UK’s no. 1 multi-campus summer school
  • Life-changing experiences for ages 6-17
  • 152 nationalities from around the world
  • Over 14,000 student alumni since 2008
  • The UKs most acclaimed school locations

Our pre-university summer experiences are delivered by SBC, the UK’s number 1 multi-campus summer school for children aged 6-17.

Iconic Locations

The iconic locations of Oxford and Cambridge provide the perfect backdrop for an inspirational learning experience. Follow in the footsteps of some of the world’s leading minds as you live and study in these inspirational locations.

Ages 15-17

Oxford College Summer School


Students benefit from having all of Oxford’s charm on their doorstep. Steeped in history, students will be inspired to learn at the same university as former prime ministers and Nobel Peace Prize winners.


Explore your area of interest through a series of inspiring lectures, interactive tutorials and industry workshops. We are firm believers that education extends far beyond the classroom.


Make new friends from around the world and share unforgettable experiences together as you follow in the footsteps of some of the most influential minds throughout history.


Learn in a traditional higher education setting, explore picturesque grounds and build lasting friendships.


Benefit from accessing facilities of one of the world’s leading universities, as well as lessons led by inspirational tutors, and the opportunity to prepare for your future studies and career.


Summer Boarding Courses - The UK's No.1 Multi-Campus Summer School

Ages 15-17

Cambridge College Summer School


Our Cambridge College Summer School replicates the style of a city university, with teaching taking place at Sancton Wood School and accommodation a short walk away in purpose-built student accommodation.


The school’s recent £10 million campus investment gives students the space for a stimulating learning environment with specialist lab facilities for science, as well as specialist areas for art and drama.


Students will love taking in the rich atmosphere of Cambridge, with the historic city centre only a short 15-minute walk away. This places students within easy reach of such breathtaking views as King’s College Chapel, with its intricate Gothic architecture, and punting along the river Cam.


Students also have access to Parker’s Piece, which is one of the largest and best-kept green spaces for sports and activities in the city, and according to local legend, the actual birthplace of football.


Sancton Wood is near Cambridge University Botanic Garden, with other landmarks such as The Corpus Clock The University Museum of Zoology and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences within walking distance too.



“Other than starting my own company, I have been accepted into some of the biggest universities in the UK. These courses involve a great deal of knowledge that I have learned from Summer Boarding Courses Business & Leadership course.”



Delivered by SBC

Why Dukes Plus?

Dukes Plus is a provider of university application support, life-changing career and university experiences, day camps, tuition, and summer schools

By selecting Dukes Plus as your chosen provider, you are guaranteeing that you’ll multiply your chances of application success. We have a huge network of over 2,000 vetted admissions tutors who are experts when it comes to consultancy, mock testing & interviewing, industry-leading resources, and more.

We specialise in applications to Oxbridge and top UK universities, Ivy League and top US universities, and Medicine and Law applications.

Whether you are looking to test-drive your dream career working with industry leading professionals, or wanting to study at Eton or an Oxford college for the summer, we provide innovative and life-changing experiences that will enable you to make better life choices.

We have an extensive database of tutors which can deliver personalised fully-managed tutoring services to students at any level. We provide online tutoring, SEN tutoring, tutoring for those that are gifted and talented, and tuition for those preparing for any exam from 4+, up to the 13+.

We run the UK’s number one multi-campus summer school where students can learn languages and subjects at some of the UKs top educational institutions. We also provide holiday activity camps such as Ultimate Activity, Ultimate Tech, and Ultimate Sports camps.

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