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Oxford International Exchange Program 3 (Asia Group) :

Discover Oxford, Unleash Your Potential – Join the 2-week Exchange Program. Your academic and personal growth starts here.

Program Description

This program focuses on executive leadership skills and takes place at the renowned Oxford International Study Centre in Oxford, UK. Participants will have the chance to immerse themselves in different cultures, fostering the development of their leadership and personal skills, all while gaining exposure to diverse educational systems. Living abroad is an integral part of this program, contributing to personal growth by boosting self-esteem and instilling the courage to embrace new challenges. A notable aspect of this program is the opportunity to experience life at Oxford University, a globally renowned institution celebrated for its excellence in academics, research, and exploration. Program activities encompass engaging discussions and idea exchanges on success strategies and potential further educational paths with fellow students from Oxford University.

This program presents an excellent chance to explore beautiful destinations, visit iconic architectural landmarks, connect with international peers, and, most importantly, acquire fresh perspectives and experiences to expand one's horizons.

Program’s Organizer  

Criteria of Applicants

1.    Age between 15 - 35 years old

2.    Understands basic English

3.    Currently studying/residing in Malaysia

4.    Has a healthy body and positive attitude

5.    Responsible, flexible, and ready to learn

6.    No criminal history

7.    Willing to cooperate and obey British etiquette / law

8.    Never received scholarship from an international organization

Number of Participants

30 individuals (those who pass the selection process will receive an invitation letter for taking leave or requesting a day off to participate in the program)

What you will experience and learn in the program:

1.     Learn strong leadership skills and engage in activities with international youth, as well as explore various states in the United Kingdom.

2.     Experience life at Oxford University and participate in activities with students from world-renowned universities.

3.     Foster personal development, attitude adjustment, mindset, self-belief, and leadership skills while promoting self-improvement and a positive impact on the world.

4.     Gain valuable international opportunities and networks while learning about diverse cultures to further your knowledge for future work.

Program Duration:

Participants who are selected must commit to participating in all three stages.   

  • Stage 1: May 2024 - Prepare documents and apply for a visa if required.

  • Stage 2: May - July 2024 - Attend a leadership preparation course online.

  • Stage 3: August 17 – August 30 2024 - Participate in activities at the Oxford International Study Centre and Oxford University in the United Kingdom.

Online Course Details for Stage 2:

Participants in the program will have the unique opportunity to enroll in a leadership  course facilitated by Dr. Alayas Hajisalah, who is an expert in leadership training and has trained many students globally.


The course will be delivered through online sessions via Google Meet, taking place every Saturday and Sunday from 20:30 PM to 22:00 PM Malaysia time.

Cost of the Program

1.     Program participants must make a payment of 965 USD to secure their spot in the international leadership and personal development course. This payment covers confirmation and tuition fees.

2.     Additionally, participants are required to cover the expenses for tuition, activities, and other costs while in the United Kingdom, which amounts to 2,700 USD.

Remark: Total payment of 3665 USD (965 USD+2700 USD) covers expenses for selected participants only and is strictly non-refundable. Please refer to the section below for exact all expenses covered.

For those who were not selected but still wish to participate in the program, please follow these steps:

1.     Apply to join the program through the website, select the "executive leadership program."

2.     Pay the full program fee of 6,999 GBP (approximately 8,900 USD, depending on the exchange rate at the time of payment).

3.     Participants who were not selected must also arrange and pay for their own flight tickets.

The above expenses (for selected participants) include:

1.     Round-trip airfare from Kuala Lumpur to London.

2.     Orientation fees for students and parents.

3.     Tuition fees for the leadership and personal development program.

4.     Accommodation with host families in Oxford.

5.     Transportation to and from host families and the school.

6.     Two meals a day (breakfast and dinner).

7.     Leadership skills training with OISC and activities at Oxford University.

8.     Educational visits to locations specified in the activity schedule and transportation to London.

The above expenses do not cover:

·        Visa fees (If required) and passport expenses.

·        Personal expenses during the program.

Main exchange activities in the United Kingdom:

1.     Participants in the program will stay with carefully selected host families in a safe neighborhood. Accommodations will be shared with 2-4 participants per family.

2.     Every morning from 9:15 AM to 12:30 PM, participants will attend leadership skills classes at the Oxford International Study Centre.

3.     In the afternoons, starting at 1:30 PM, participants will engage in educational excursions to various locations in Oxford. Additionally, there will be a special one-day tour to London.

4.     Visits to Megdalen College, Ashmolean Museum, and Christ Church.

5.     Attend seminars introducing the application process and insights into Oxford University.

6.     Meeting and discussion with students from Oxford University.

7.     Conclude the program with a certificate presentation ceremony at Oxford Town Hall to celebrate successful completion.

Application process

1.     Complete the application form and attach resume.

2.     Write an essay in English and attach it to the application form. Essay requirements are as follows: Essay question:

a. Topic: "Exploring the Impact: How Does Participation in this Program Creates Benefits for Oneself and Others?"

b. Use Microsoft Word for writing.

c. The essay should be more than 300 words but not exceed 600 words in length.

d. Please use Times New Roman font size 14.

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

Selection Process and Result Dates

·  Application Period: From March 25, 2024, to April 13, 2024.

·  Notification of Essay Round Results (via email): Expected on April 16, 2024.

·  Online Interviews: Scheduled for April 20-21, 2024.

·  Announcement of Interview Round Results: April 26, 2024.

·  Confirmation of Participation: April 26 to May 2, 2024.

 Highlighting the faculties of the world's best university that participants will be visiting.

-       Magdalen College:

-       Christ Church:

-       University Church and its famous tower:

Moreover, participants will have the opportunity to attend events or public lectures at the University of Oxford. The program organizer will provide the registration link prior to the visit to the UK.

Program Coordinator in Malaysia

    Miss Andrea Boon

    Tel./ WhatsApp: +60 19-750 9079

Activity Schedule for the Program in Oxford, UK

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