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Oxford Inspiration Program at University of Oxford

This program offers both full and partial scholarships for students and participants from Malaysia and China. It is important and urgent to register within the two-week window to find the best candidates for this program.

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Program Description

This exchange program, a collaboration between International Kingdom (Thailand) and the Oxford International Study Centre in Oxford, England, is designed to unlock your leadership potential and expand your worldview. Participants will immerse themselves in a diverse educational system, learn to adapt to life abroad, and develop crucial personal and professional skills.

Experience the prestige of the University of Oxford, an institution celebrated for its academic excellence, cutting-edge research, and innovation. Engage in meaningful discussions on success strategies and higher education with current Oxford students. Attend enlightening lectures on Oxford’s rich history, and participate in academic exchanges with distinguished professors and fellow students.

Beyond academics, the program offers unique travel experiences, showcasing breathtaking natural landscapes and architectural marvels. These adventures will broaden your horizons and help you form lasting friendships, creating a valuable network for the future. This program is more than an educational journey; it is a transformative experience that will inspire you to see the world differently and envision a future filled with limitless possibilities.


Key Exchange Activities in Oxford, United Kingdom:

1. Participants will engage in educational tours and visits to renowned locations at the University of Oxford, followed by a day trip to London.

2. Visit prestigious colleges of Oxford University such as Magdalen College, Balliol College, New College, and Christ Church, all globally ranked institutions.

3. Interact and exchange ideas with Oxford students, discussing aspects of university life, study techniques, living abroad, and related topics.

4. Attend a graduation ceremony to receive certificates upon completing the program/ course.

5. Attend lectures on topics related to Oxford and its history.

6. Engage in academic discussions with professors and students from Oxford University.

7. Selected participants will have the chance to attend public lectures hosted by various faculties of Oxford University. Lecture topics can be checked on the following website: https://www.ox.ac.uk/events-list.


Highlight significant of colleges in University of Oxford

- Magdalen College (The University of Oxford): www.magd.ox.ac.uk

- Christ Church (The University of Oxford): www.chch.ox.ac.uk\

- University Church and its famous tower: www.universitychurch.ox.ac.uk\

- Balliol College: https://www.balliol.ox.ac.uk/

- New College: https://www.new.ox.ac.uk/


Program Duration

- From 23-29 September 2024


What You Will Experience and Learn in The Program:

1. Enhanced Leadership Skills: Participants will unlock their leadership potential through immersive experiences and meaningful interactions with Oxford students and professors.

2. Academic and Personal Growth: Attending lectures and academic discussions will expand participants' knowledge, critical thinking, and adaptability, while the experience of living abroad will foster personal development.

3. Cultural and Historical Insights: Educational tours and visits to prestigious colleges and historic sites will provide a deep understanding of Oxford's rich history and cultural significance.

4. Networking Opportunities: Engaging with Oxford students and professors will help participants form valuable connections and a supportive network for their future academic and professional endeavors.

5. Global Perspective: The program will broaden participants' horizons through unique travel experiences and exposure to a diverse educational environment, inspiring them to envision a future filled with limitless possibilities.

 

Activity Schedule: Oxford Inspiration Program at University of Oxford

Criteria

1. Age between 15-35 years old

2. Holding citizenship from Malaysia/China.

3. Maintaining robust physical health.

4. Displaying a positive mindset and a readiness for self-improvement, along with an eagerness to explore diverse cultures.

5. Showing responsibility, adaptability, flexibility, and a willingness to embrace new learning experiences.

6. Having a clean criminal record.

7. Never having received a full scholarship from the UK government.

8. Selected candidates must abide by the program's rules and regulations.


Application Process

1. Complete the Application Form: Fill out the application form, attaching your resume and other required documents.

2. Write an Essay: Write an essay in English and attach it to the application form. Follow the guidelines below:

a. Essay Topic: “My Aspiration and Preparation for Joining the Oxford Inspiration Program”

b. Guidelines:

-  Introduction: Introduce yourself, your academic background, and your current educational status. Briefly explain why you are interested in the Oxford Inspiration Program.

- Aspirations: Describe your long-term academic and career goals. Explain how attending the Oxford Inspiration Program aligns with these goals and how it will help you achieve them.

- Preparation and Readiness: Detail the steps you have taken to prepare for this program, both academically and personal. Highlight any relevant experiences, such as leadership roles, community service, or other educational programs, that demonstrate your readiness for this opportunity.

- Contribution and Engagement: Discuss how you plan to actively participate in and contribute to the program. Explain what you hope to learn from the program and how you will apply this knowledge in your future endeavors.

- Impact and Vision: Reflect on the potential impact of the program on your personal development and academic journey. Share your vision of how this experience will inspire you to make a difference in your community or field of study.

c. Formatting Requirements:

  - Use Microsoft Word for writing.

  - Length:800-1000 words

  - Please use Times New Roman font, size 14.

  - Save the essay as a .pdf file for attachment to the application form.

d. Documents to be Attached in the Google form:

- Resume/CV (Must include a photo with no hat and no black glasses).

- Evidence of English proficiency test scores (if available).

- Essay file.

Note: Uploaded document files must be in PDF format only, with each file named as the applicant's full name.


Application Form

Full and Partial Scholarship for Selected Students/Participants

1. The program costs in full are as follows:

Participation fee in the program in the United Kingdom: 4,077 USD (including all expenses)

2. Number of Scholarships:  20 Scholarships

- Participants 1: Full funding (100% covered).

- Participants 2-3: Contribution of 2,147 USD

- Participants 7-20: Contribution of 2,419USD


Expenses Covered for Selected Participants /Scholarship Benefits:

1. Round-trip airfare from KL to London/ Beijing to London.

2. Confirmation fee and orientation fee

3. Accommodation in Oxford, United Kingdom, and two meals daily (breakfast and dinner).

4. Educational tours and trips in London.

5. Activities at the University of Oxford.

6. Travel insurance.

7. Airport transfers between London Heathrow Airport and Oxford.

8. Rental of graduation ceremony attire on the project's completion day.

9. Bus pass for unlimited travel within Oxford city


For Those Not Selected but Interested in a Similar Program Participation Proceed as follows:

1. Apply for the program through the website www.oxfordsummerprogram.com, selecting the Executive Leadership Program

2. Pay the full program fee of 6,999 GBP

3. You must arrange and pay for your own airfare

4. Applications are accepted on an individual basis only


Expenses Not Covered:

1. Visa and passport fees.

2. Personal expenses during the program.


Scholarship Recipient Responsibilities

1. Active Participation:

Recipients must actively engage in all scheduled program activities, including educational tours, lectures, and discussions with Oxford students and professors.

2. Academic Commitment:

Attend all academic sessions, including lectures on Oxford’s history, public lectures hosted by various faculties, and academic exchanges with distinguished professors.

3. Cultural Immersion:

Fully immerse themselves in the cultural experiences offered, such as visits to prestigious colleges and day trips to significant locations, to gain a comprehensive understanding of the

environment.

4. Networking and Interaction:

Proactively interact and exchange ideas with fellow participants, Oxford students, and faculty members, fostering meaningful relationships and a collaborative learning environment.

5. Completion and Reflection:

Complete the program in its entirety, participate in the graduation ceremony, and reflect on the experiences gained, demonstrating how the program has impacted their personal and academic growth.


Selection Process and Result Dates

- Application Period: From July 9, 2024, to July 22, 2024.

- Notification of Essay Round Results (via email): Expected on July 24, 2024.

- Online Interviews: Scheduled for July 27, 2024.

- Announcement of Interview Round Results: July 30, 2024.

- Confirmation of Participation: July 30- August 3, 2024.

- Online orientation: August 4, 2024


Program’s Organizer (Click to read more)



Program Coordinator in Malaysia

                 Andrea Boon Lin Yi: +60 19-750 9079



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