Stories from our international boarding schools


127 articles
The importance of experiential education

written by Alexandra Levitt, Director of Experiential Learning at EF Academy New York What is experi... 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

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

Our top 5 New Year’s resolutions for students

New Year is the perfect opportunity to reflect on the past, the present and the future. What do you ... Read more

Driving into the future: A visit to the Jaguar Land Rover factory

As a followup to their visit to the BMW Mini factory in Oxford earlier this term, EF Academy Oxford ... Read more

10 tips for studying in Oxford

The experience at EF Academy is not only about studying. And it doesn’t need to be. Studying e... Read more

Student-approved study tips for a successful exam week

It’s hard to believe that this term is already coming to an end as our students prepare to tak... Read more

The 8 steps of revision: From desperation to liberation

Originally published February 15th, 2018 As snow begins to melt (at least in some places) under expo... Read more

10 benefits of small class sizes

At EF Academy, a majority of our classes have an impressively low student-teacher ratio of 15:1. Sma... Read more

Everything I’ve learned about studying abroad that you need to know

Studying abroad can be one of the most life-enhancing yet challenging experiences to have. It requir... Read more

Congratulations to our IGCSE students in New York and Torbay

The IGCSE results were released on Wednesday. Year after year, EF Academy students work hard to achi... Read more

Visiting the BabyLab of University of Oxford

Written by Lujain, student contributor from EF Academy Oxford In June, the psychology AL Y1 class an... Read more