Who are the people who changed the world? Drawing inspiration from our international students who visit us every Summer to excel in their English, here are the people from our students’ countries who have changed the world as we know it!
Which people from your country have been the ones to change the world? Here’s 17 people from 17 different countries who have contributed to where we are all today in a revolutionary way.
At Summer Boarding Courses, there are plenty of opportunities for you to become one of the people changing the world through art too. Find out more about our courses below:
Students aged 8-12: SBC Oxford English Plus Art and Design
Students aged 11-15: SBC Canford English Plus Art and Design
Students aged 13-16: Headington Oxford English Plus Art
Students aged 15-17: Headington Oxford English Plus Art
Do you want to be an engineer and appear in history books with your inventions which changed the world?
At our Oxford College campus for students aged 15-17, our Engineering course is a great place to start. You’ll be able to develop your skills in engineering, innovation, design and teamwork to become the engineer you want to be.
Study the global issues which form today’s political and humanitarian environment, as well as developing your negotiation strategies, leadership, interpersonal communication and teamwork skills!
We run our International Relations Courses for students aged 11-15 at SBC Canford and aged 15-17 at Oxford College.
Reveal your acting capabilities by joining us this Summer in our drama course at SBC Oxford for students aged 8-12.
Leadership skills are essential to success! Whether it be in business, politics, or the performing arts; those with confidence and skillful communication will often be leading from the front.
Our Global Young Leaders course, for ages 13-16, will help you get to where you want to be.
Are you interested in scientific and technological development?
Our Introduction to STEM course at SBC Canford for students aged 11-15 will give you the opportunity to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
For students aged 15-17, our Medicine or Natural Sciences courses at Oxford College are excellent choices too.
Our Medicine course focuses on human biology, symptom analysis and ethical debates.
Natural Sciences gives you the knowledge, key concepts and theories in chemistry, physics and biology.
At Summer Boarding Courses, we have English Writing courses across all four of our campuses, with English Literature and Creativity Writing available at our Oxford College level. Ignite your imagination and build upon your creative writing techniques with us this Summer!
Become the barrister, solicitor or judge that you want to be. Broaden your understanding of key legal concepts whilst building upon your legal argumentation skills. For students aged 15 to 17, our Law course is a great place to start!
Build upon your public Speaking, critical thinking, debating, collaboration and leadership skills in our Politics & Economics course for students age 15-17 at SBC this Summer! Our course is a great start in your political career where you’ll have the chance to run an exciting political campaign at the college; complete with speeches, rallies and an election.
Are you looking for technologies that changed the world? Have you always dreamed of having a robot that looks, acts and speaks like a human? This dream is now a reality. Researchers from the Intelligent Robotics Lab released the human robot, called the DER 01, in 2003 at Osaka University, and we have not looked back.
Robots in Japan now run a whole hotel in Nagasaki and they are even going to space as companions with astronauts.
Do you want to change the world through computers? Join us at Headington Oxford for students aged 13-16, for our new coding course! Coding is utilised in most industries in the form of technology and used across marketing, banking and the gaming industries.
Develop your confidence in your coding, presentation and communication skills.