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Our Pre-U Revision Course is structured to motivate and challenge students in their studies and to boost their confidence. We deliver our course in small groups and provide an academically stimulating environment, encouraging greater student involvement in the learning process. You can expect:

  • A high degree of individual attention and supervision, careful adherence in each subject to the subject specification, with reference to previous examination questions, and an emphasis on sound study, revision and examination technique
  • Care taken to establish the precise topics and options students are preparing for the exams
  • Expert, highly qualified staff who specialise in teaching the CIE Pre-U qualification. Our high calibre tutors communicate ideas skilfully and are sympathetic to each student’s study issues
  • Advice as to how to organise and prioritise revision over the crucial final weeks, through review of subject material with specific reference to previous exam questions. Where particular difficulties are encountered with the more problematic topics, care is taken to explain these fully
  • Careful guidance with exam answering technique and a timed test to help evaluate areas for improvement
  • Advice as to how to make important links between topic areas as part of their revision, taking an overview of subject areas explored throughout the course
  • Ideal facilities and environment for thorough, intensive study in the heart of Oxford.



  • Students study for either 1 or 2 five-day weeks, taking one subject per week.
  • Occasional individual tutorials to cover specific or unique needs. Please contact us for more information on this.
  • A ‘mock’ examination, based on the material covered during the week, is taken at the end of the course
  • Reports with comments on progress and performance during the week, their mock exam results, and advice on how to use the final weeks of exam preparation are sent to each student within a week of the conclusion of the course.



  • Located in the College’s boarding house, the accommodation is a four-minute walk from the teaching buildings.
  • Each student has a single study bedroom within the college, with shared bathroom facilities.
  • Bedrooms are centrally heated and have their own desks and washbasins.
  • Meals are taken in the dining hall: breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided. Where requested, arrangements are made for special dietary needs.
  • On-site residential Deans ensure that students are comfortable in their accommodation and that domestic difficulties are speedily resolved.
  • Students are encouraged to use their time sensibly; homework and preparation are set each evening every effort is taken to create a positive environment conducive to study.