We strongly believe in developing students’ leadership skills to help them grow into confident, independent, and active young adults. These skills are essential for students as they become involved members of society and transition to university and professional life.
PUBLIC SPEAKING AND DEBATING
Parliamentary-style debate and public speaking is an integral part of the Oxford experience and a crucial skill for aspiring young leaders. Students are coached in debating by champion debaters from the Oxford Union, the world’s most prestigious debating society. They are trained to form concrete arguments, and explain their points of view clearly and persuasively. The training culminates with a final debating competition at the famed Debating Chamber of the Oxford Union, the site of historic speeches by visionary leaders including Malcolm X, Albert Einstein, and Jawaharlal Nehru.
At the Oxford Summer Program, students are exposed to a variety of career options, ranging from academic research to business/entrepreneurship, science, humanities, arts, law, and government. Students interested in exploring these or other career options can receive guidance from our on-site Counsellors through workshops and one-on-one sessions. Our Counsellors have extensive experience of the admissions processes as well as the job market in diverse fields and are well placed to offer advice to budding young students.
At the Oxford Summer Program, we offer intensive admission counseling to all program participants. Our trained counselors provide students personal guidance on university admission processes by navigating them through each step of the application process of the top universities in the UK, USA, and Canada. Our counsellors help students decide which universities and education systems suit their individual needs and ambitions. Guidance is also provided on writing a stellar personal statement and preparing for admissions interviews at Oxbridge and Ivy League universities.