Student Life at college

Living as students at St Clares Oxford Living as students at St Clares Oxford

We make sure that you can enjoy many different social events for the whole time you are here. As a university city just an hour from London and other major attractions, there is so much to see and do around Oxford.

You can take part in a busy schedule of sports and social activities and the Activity Co-ordinator will advise you about things to do with friends as well as accompany you at events and on trips.

Many of these social events are included in the price of your course; we also suggest a great many extra opportunities that are available at a small additional cost.

Join in as many events as you like and really make the most of your stay in Oxford!

A stimulating programme

The following activities are included in the price of your course:
  • Weekly sports activities: indoor football, table-tennis, basketball
  • Cultural excursions to places of interest: for example, the beautiful city of Bath, the ancient stone circles at Stonehenge and Avebury, Shakespeare's birthplace
  • Formal Dinners:  at an Oxford University College to welcome students 
  • Special cross-college events: competitions, campaigns, outside speakers, film nights etc.
  • Membership of a local gym: special rates are available
  • Study Visits with your teacher: regular visits within Oxford, or other towns, or in the countryside, form an interesting part of your course

Great social opportunities

Many other events are organised at additional cost:
  • Evening events: include ice-skating, theatre and cinema visits, restaurant nights-out, guided tours of the University of Oxford and occasional trips to main sporting events
  • Day excursions: for example Windsor Castle, London Museums, Theme Parks
  • Activity weekends: for example, surfing in Cornwall or mountain-biking in the New Forrest
  • Long weekends in Europe: for example, Barcelona, Prague, Porto
  • Interests and hobbies: for example, photography courses, hockey training, music lessons, art studio

Social life at St Clares Oxford

Just some of the things you can enjoy
Stonehenge and Salisbury
Full day excursion to these top tourist destinations - Cost: £12
Mon Bourton on the Water
Afternoon trip to one of the prettiest villages in England
Punting on the Thames
Can you master this traditional Oxford pastime? - Cost: £5
Tue Ultimate Frisbee
In the University Parks
West End Musical
Evening excursion to see a live Musical in London - Cost: £20
Wed   Victoria Arms
Relax with new friends at one of Oxford's traditional pubs
Thu Indoor Football
At the Ferry Sports Centre
Garden Barbecue
It's not summer until you've had a BBQ!
Fri Bicester Village
Fashion shopping trip
Table Tennis Tournament
Win a St Clare's T-shirt
The City of Bath
Full day excursion to this beautiful Georgian city and famous Roman Baths - Cost: £25
Luisa - St. Clare’s is like my second home. I had the best time of my life here and will never forget my stay.
The beautiful city of Oxford