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Location factfile: Kings Oxford In this factfile: ƒ College facilities ƒ Local map ƒ Key staff ƒ Courses available ƒ Sample activities ƒ Nationality statistics ƒ Student survey results ƒ Typical excursions ƒ Accommodation options


Kings Oxford Choose Kings Oxford 1 World-famous academic city 2 Live and learn in the heart of Oxford 3 Largest IELTS test centre outside of London

Location factfile: Kings Oxford

People you’ll meet Paul Steele A-Level & GCSE Course Director

John Gale Principal

Coach station 20 minute taxi 25 minute bus Train station 15 minute taxi 30 minute bus Carfax Tower Bus stop

Adam Potterton Foundation Course Director

Debbie Brown Accommodation Officer

Kings Oxford St. Michaels Campus Radcliffe Camera


Magdalen Bridge







Art campus



Mostafa Fallahi Student Services Officer

Wavy Gate Student Residence









Medical Centre


Kings Oxford St. Josephs Campus




Crescent Hall Summer Residence

Fitness Centre

Original Swan Shopping Centre Bus stop (1, 5, 10, 12, U5) Supermarket 1 minute walk


Welcome to Kings Oxford St. Josephs Campus

Location factfile: Kings Oxford

Just 20 minutes by bus from the city centre and newly refurbished, St. Josephs provides a large, self-contained college environment that includes a large cafeteria. It is where the majority of academic programmes are taught.

College address and contact number Kings Oxford St. Josephs Campus Temple Road Oxford, OX4 2UJ T +44 (0)1865 711829 F +44 (0)1865 747791

St. Josephs is based in Cowley, a popular residential area, a short bus ride from the centre of the city

College facilities Large, well-equipped classrooms, most with interactive whiteboards 2 Computer Learning Centres Self-access Study Centre Library Large cafeteria Sunny patio for outside dining Wireless internet access Science labs

There is an outdoor eating area

St. Josephs has been recently refurbished, offering a fresh, modern campus feel

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Fully equipped science labs

On-site cafeteria offers freshly prepared meals every day

Interactive whiteboards are used by teachers to enrich lessons

Courses at Kings Oxford

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Art Foundation

International High School Programme

3 term GCSE: Entry from: Age 15, IELTS 5.0* Starts: September

Entry from: Aged 16, IELTS 5.0* Starts: September and January

Entry from: Aged 14, IELTS* or Junior English Test Starts: September and January

Extended Art Foundation A-levels Entry from: Age 16, IELTS 5.5* Starts: September or January

Entry from: Aged 16, IELTS 4.0* Starts: September, January and April

English Preparation Entry from: Aged 15, IELTS 3.5 – 5.0* Starts: January, April, July and September

Extended A-level

Aston University Guaranteed Offer Programme

Medical Summer Programme

Entry from: Age 15, IELTS 4.0* Starts: September, January, April, June

Entry from: 16 (A-level), 17 (ALF); IELTS 5.5* Starts: September, January (not Medicine)

Entry from: Aged 15, IELTS 3.5 – 5.0* Starts: 9 – 20 July

Advanced Level Foundation

International Business Foundation

Intensive Academic Summer Programme

Entry from: Age 17, IELTS 5.5* Starts: September or January

Entry from: Aged 17, IELTS 4.5* Starts: September, January

Entry from: Aged 15, IELTS 4.5* Starts: July

Extended Foundation

Extended International Business Foundation

IELTS Preparation

Entry from: Aged 17, IELTS 3.5* Starts: September, January, April, June

Starts: Various, see factsheet

Entry from: Age 16, IELTS 4.5* Starts: September, January, April, June

* Or equivalent

Entry from: Aged 16, IELTS 4.0*

Intensive IELTS Law Foundation Entry from: Aged 17, IELTS 5.5* Starts: September, January

Entry from: Aged 16, IELTS 4.0* Starts: Various, see factsheet Super-Intensive IELTS Entry from: Aged 16, IELTS 4.0* Starts: Various, see factsheet

For information on all courses, visit our website kingscolleges.com

College life and community Sample Social activities

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Nationality statistics

Ice skating

Sample enrichment ƒ BMW factory tour

Live music Tenpin bowling Swimming Punting

© D epartment for Business


Innovation and Skills

The BMW Factory tour is popular with our students as it allows them to see how MINIs are made in the Oxford-based plant. The guided tour focuses on the vast assembly hall and the processes that take place within it.

Go-karting Indoor and outdoor football Sample Clubs and Societies Student Council Chess Club Photography Society Football Kings Enterprise

ƒ Google science fair  W  estern Europe 8%  African Nations 5%  Americas 13%  Asia 20%  China/Hong Kong/Macau 24%  Former Soviet Union 7%

Google Science Fair is a global online science and technology competition open to students from 13 to 18 years old, which Kings students have participated in recent years.

 Middle East 6%  China 17% Nationality Statistics 2017 – 2018

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Bletchley Park Victoria and Albert Museum Houses of Parliament 3-day Oxford art residential at Wytham Woods

Sample activities calendar (click image or follow QR in bottom right corner to view current activities calendar)

Art studio in the heart of Oxford

Location factfile: Kings Oxford

Facilities and resources Central location iMacs with Adobe Creative Suite Reference library Photography equipment Wireless internet access Watch Kings Art & Design video Visit kingshub.online/kings-colleges/ art-design-video or follow this QR code

Well-lit and fully equipped art studio

Oxford contains examples of every major architectural style in England

Photography equipment and lighting in the studio

Ceramic workshop

Out and about in Oxford

Location factfile: Kings Oxford

Central Oxford Restaurants/cafes/bars Cinema/theatre Main shopping area Supermarkets Museums University colleges

Beautiful buildings in Oxford

Central Oxford is full of historic sights

Area surrounding St. Josephs Restaurants/cafes Shops Leisure centres Supermarkets Distances to important landmarks Train station

10 min walk (St. Michaels) 30 min bus (St. Josephs)

Coach station

2 min walk (St. Michaels) 20 min bus (St. Josephs)

High Street

1 min walk (St. Michaels) 15 min bus (St. Josephs)

City Centre University Colleges (e.g. Trinity College)

Within 5 min walk (St. Michaels) 15 – 20 min bus (St. Josephs)

Ashmolean Museum

5 min walk (St. Michaels) 20 min bus (St. Josephs)


1.5 hr coach 1 hr train

Typical excursions London Bath

Oxford’s architecture is famous around the world

The Ashmolean Museum is one of the many local attractions for Kings Oxford students to explore

Oxford is a beautiful city with endless opportunities for recreation

Oxford is famous for its cycling culture, students can hire bikes to explore

Having a go at punting on the river is a must for any of our Oxford students!

Stonehenge Winchester Cheltenham Warwick Castle Stratford-upon-Avon Bicester Village Designer Outlet University college tours

Oxford has many beautiful green spaces


Location factfile: Kings Oxford

Student Residences

Student Houses


Wavy Gate is our year-round purpose-built premium residence featuring spacious, single, en suite bedrooms in a contemporary building. There are on-site kitchen and laundry facilities, plus full time live-in wardens. A limited number of

Kings Oxford’s student houses are located in Wyville Court, just off a main road close to the city centre of Oxford; the ideal location makes for a pleasant 20 minute walk or 5 minute bus ride to our St Michaels campus.

Homestay is a great way to experience multi-cultural Britain and feel part of UK home life. We have a range of homestay hosts in Oxford (retired people, professional couples, single parents and families) who would all like to welcome you

individual private “studio” apartments are also available. Wavy Gate is located in the vibrant student area of Cowley and is 15 minutes on foot (or less than ten minutes by bicycle) from St. Josephs Campus, and 25 minutes on foot from St. Michaels Campus — and from the city centre. We also offer a summer residence at Crescent Hall, a student residence which is part of Oxford Brookes University.

Predominately for EFL Students, all rooms are single with shared bathrooms, 4 – 5 in a flat with 2 bathrooms. The building only offers self-catering with each flat equipped with a kitchen and communal meeting area plus an outside area for BBQ’s in the summer months.

into their home. As a new member of the home you will take part in the normal routine of life. You will probably meet other members of the household, as well as friends and neighbours. This will be a good chance to practise your English. Every homestay is carefully inspected by our accommodation team and checked on a regular basis to ensure they exceed the minimum requirements of our students.

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