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Student life

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Five parent-approved tips on how to manage your child’s homesickness

At any age, moving across the country (or across the world) is both a hectic and exciting experience... Read more

Benefits of a round-the-clock learning experience

Attending boarding school – living on campus and being part of a diverse community – intrinsically m... Read more

EF Academy students head to Bristol, UK

On January 19th, students from the Oxford campus went on an exciting trip to Bristol. For most of th... Read more

How students share their culture with their international peers

Attending a school like EF Academy gives you a unique opportunity to live among students from all ov... Read more

The Oxford student lounge had a new renovation

What a transformation! On the first day of this term, I wasn’t surprised that every time a stu... Read more

Hello World! A lecture by Hannah Fry

During the last Wednesday of term 1, my math teacher Richard Pugsley, took some of his math students... Read more

How students benefit from positive adult influence

Moving to a boarding school – one that is often halfway around the world – is a big chan... Read more

Torbay’s staff surprised students with exciting end of term project

The end of the term, especially before Christmas can often be a slow painful affair. Everyone is des... Read more

Torbay’s 2018-19 first term review

What a term it has been. We have had so much going on from day one it’s hard to know where to start ... Read more

The big debate: IB vs A-Levels

One of the most important decisions a student can make during their final years at school is which a... Read more

Student Santas go on the run for charity

At the end of the term, EF Academy Oxford students rose early to take part in the charity fundraiser... Read more

10 tips for studying in Torbay

Living and studying in Torbay can be really wonderful! Since you’re only going to be studying ... Read more