The Oxford English Centre has been a year-round school of English since 1979. We are accredited by the British Council and are a member of English UK and the International Association of Language Centres (IALC) - your guarantee of quality.

In 2010, The Oxford English Centre joined The English Network (TEN). This network of 10 like-minded and dedicated professionals has trust at its core. High standards, professionalism and honesty are key values for each TEN member.

We are an independent school and not part of a chain. We offer high quality courses in magnificent premises, close to the centre of Oxford, a world famous city where students having been coming to study for over 800 years.

Above all, the Oxford English Centre is a friendly and caring school where students receive a lot of personal attention and where learning is enjoyable.

Why choose Oxford English Centre?

  • High quality courses
  • Qualified and experienced teachers
  • Individual attention
  • Self-Access centre with listening, speaking, video and TV facilities
  • Free Internet and e-mail access
  • Excellent Accommodation
  • 24 hour welfare support
  • A caring and efficient administrative team
  • A varied weekday social programme
  • School restaurant


We offer a variety of courses including General English, Business English, Cambridge Exam courses, IELTS, Medical English and English for Teachers. Our General English courses cover learning and practising grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation and developing skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Our aim is to improve accuracy and fluency with the emphasis on effective communication.

Oxford English Centre provides host family accommodation year round and also offers residential accommodation in July and August. All of our families are visited regularly by our accommodation officer to ensure that the highest standards are maintained.

We provide a social activities programme to help your enjoy your stay here mix with the other students and get to know Oxford and Britain as well.