Joining Instructions

We are delighted that you have chosen to attend a course with Oxford Science Studies.  As you prepare for the start of your course, please read through our Joining Instructions, where you will find key information such as arrival details and timings. You may wish to download and print off the PDF copy.


Autumn Half Term

Details to be published in due course.

  • PDF
  • PDF
  • PDF

Christmas & New Year

1. Where is the course being held?
The course is being held online, via Microsoft Teams.

2. What time do I start and finish?
You will be sent an email containing your individual schedule confirmation around a week before the course starts, this will denote your timings which may not be the same for all days.  Your schedule will either run from 9.30am to 4.20pm or 10.20am to 5.10pm.  Students should aim to be logged into teams 10 minutes before the start of their first lesson in order to allow time to register and ensure their connection is working.

3. How to I access my classes and what happens when I log in?
You will be sent an email around a week before the course starts with your own individual @oxford-education-online.com email account, password and guides to teams and online tuition. This will help you set up your account and explain how to access your classes on the day. When you log in on the day, please register with the OXSS teams. They will message you on Teams, so please do get in touch.

4. What if my question isn’t answered above?
For answers to a list of frequently asked questions, please click here.  If your question remains unanswered, please feel free to send us an email, we are more than happy to help.


Spring Half Term

1. Where is the course being held?
The course is being held at Oxford International College, 1 London Place, Oxford, OX4 1BD.  For guidance on how to arrive, please click here.

2. What time do I start and finish?
You will be sent an email containing your individual schedule confirmation around a week before the course starts, this will denote your timings which may not be the same for all days.  Your schedule will either run from 9.30am to 4.20pm or 10.20am to 5.10pm.  Students should aim to arrive 10 minutes before the start of their first lesson in order to allow time to register and locate the classroom. The course location of Oxford International College will be open from 9am.

3. What happens when I arrive?
Upon arrival to Oxford International College please report to Reception where a member of the Oxford Science Studies team will greet you.  Arrivals can be particularly busy, if no staff member is available to assist you please wait and we will be with you as soon as possible.  If it is your first day we will show you where to register and provide you with your course folder.  Your course folder will include your timetable for the course along with important course details, such as who to contact if you are running late, how to safely evacuate the building in the event of a fire alarm.  This is your opportunity to double check your allocated classes and ask any questions you might have.  For all following days you should sign in on the register provided and check your timetable against the classroom list, before making your way to lessons.

4. Will lunch be provided?
Lunch is not provided on this course.  Students are more than welcome to bring a packed lunch, alternatively there are a number of local eateries nearby.  Students will have access to a kitchen throughout the day, where drinking water, tea and coffee will be available, as well as biscuits at break time.

5. Can I book a residential place?
Sadly, we are not offering a residential option for this course.  For some local accommodation suggestions, please click here.

6. What do I need to bring?
For full details on what to bring, please click here.

7. What if my question isn’t answered above?
For answers to a list of frequently asked questions, please click here.  If your question remains unanswered, please feel free to send us an email, we are more than happy to help.


Easter

1. Where is the course being held?
The course is being held online.  Please situate in an appropriate learning environment.

2. What are the timings of my course?
The course timings will have been arranged with you in advance and can be found in your individual schedule confirmation.

3. How do I prepare for the course?
Prior to your first day we will be in touch with you account details and a series of guides to online tuition.  You will need to set up your accounts, as per the instructions given.  We would also ask that you read the guides, to ensure that you are aware of the expectations of online tuition.

4. What if my question isn’t answered above?
Please feel free to send us an email, we are more than happy to help.


May Weekends

1. Where is the course being held?
The course is being held at Oxford International College, 1 London Place, Oxford, OX4 1BD.  For guidance on how to arrive, please click here.

2. What time do I start and finish?
You will be sent an email containing your individual schedule confirmation around a week before the course starts, this will denote your timings which may not be the same for all days.  Your schedule will either run from 9.30am to 4.20pm or 10.20am to 5.10pm.  Students should aim to arrive 10 minutes before the start of their first lesson in order to allow time to register and locate the classroom. The course location of Oxford International College will be open from 9am.

3. What happens when I arrive?
Upon arrival to Oxford International College please report to Reception where a member of the Oxford Science Studies team will greet you.  Arrivals can be particularly busy, if no staff member is available to assist you please wait and we will be with you as soon as possible.  If it is your first day we will show you where to register and provide you with your course folder.  Your course folder will include your timetable for the course along with important course details, such as who to contact if you are running late, how to safely evacuate the building in the event of a fire alarm.  This is your opportunity to double check your allocated classes and ask any questions you might have.  For all following days you should sign in on the register provided and check your timetable against the classroom list, before making your way to lessons.

4. Will lunch be provided?
Lunch is not provided on this course.  Students are more than welcome to bring a packed lunch, alternatively there are a number of local eateries nearby.  Students will have access to a kitchen throughout the day, where drinking water, tea and coffee will be available, as well as biscuits at break time.

5. Can I book a residential place?
Sadly, we are not offering a residential option for this course.  For some local accommodation suggestions, please click here.

6. What do I need to bring?
For full details on what to bring, please click here.

7. What if my question isn’t answered above?
For answers to a list of frequently asked questions, please click here.  If your question remains unanswered, please feel free to send us an email, we are more than happy to help.


Summer

Details to be published in due course.

  • PDF
  • PDF
  • PDF

Online Tuition

1. Where is the course being held?
The course is being held online.  Please situate in an appropriate learning environment.

2. What are the timings of my course?
The course timings will have been arranged with you in advance and can be found in your individual schedule confirmation.  If you are booked to attend a full day course, your schedule will either run from 9.30am to 4.20pm or 10.20am to 5.10pm.

3. How do I prepare for the course?
Prior to your first day we will be in touch with you account details and a series of guides to online tuition.  You will need to set up your accounts, as per the instructions given.  We would also ask that you read the guides, to ensure that you are aware of the expectations of online tuition.

4. What if my question isn’t answered above?
Please feel free to send us an email, we are more than happy to help.


Subscribe for the latest news and events.

Contact

Oxford Science Studies,

1 London Place,

Oxford

OX4 1BD

+44(0)1865 240637

info@oxss.co.uk