St Anne's College, University of Oxford - Visiting Students Program

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For more information about the Visiting Students Program at St Anne's College, University of Oxford visit their website: https://www.st-annes.ox.ac.uk/study-here/visiting-students/

St Anne’s is a down-to-earth, friendly and independent-minded college that takes people for what they are. It is modern in its outlook and architecture and open to the world, informal and yet academically demanding. We are one of Oxford’s largest ... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.6
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I learned how to live more independently and become more responsible. I also learned a lot of biochemistry content as the independent learning format really pushed me. It was definitely worthwhile because I practiced many important life skills such as independent learning and managing finances. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Yes! I really enjoyed learning philosophy at Oxford and making friends. I learned to be more open-minded. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I mainly proved to myself that I can consider higher education opportunities and lab opportunities abroad and I will be able to adjust to new standards expected of me and will be able to do well independently. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I definitely learned to be more self-sufficient and a better student. It was definitely worthwhile. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
February 11, 2021 A Good Time Despite Covid
My classes were more theoretical compared to my home institution's classes, so it helped me become more skilled in proofs and foundational thinking. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
This experience and the tutorial system changed my way of approaching coursework. The tutors really pushed us to the extent of our academic capacity, and I found the coursework to be very demanding. I also learned a lot about myself and realized how much I am able to provide for myself and thrive in a new environment. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
My self-teaching, reading and writing abilities all improved immensely so it was worth it. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I gained so much from this program, and most of that derived from the fact that the visiting students were very separated from the undergrads. I would usually describe myself as an ambivert with the heart of an extrovert, but the head of an introvert. It's very hard for me to be self-motivated to meet people and, initially when ... - Wellesley College View Entire Review
The experience was worthwhile but if I had to do it again, I would only go for a semester, not the year. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
December 15, 2023 A Fall To Remember
New friends, a sense of responsibility and independence, more confidence, a new perspective, exposure to a different culture. Yes, it was! - Wellesley College View Entire Review
January 30, 2023 Great Experience!
The tutorial system really helped me with my humanities major, however, it was really dependent on the assigned tutor. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Yes, the experience was surely worthwhile. Since the system allows for a lot of self scheduled time, I was able to master time management, hone my research and essay skills, while also leaving room for learning beyond the scope of my major. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I loved the independence of my time abroad and also appreciated the ability to really study texts in a rigorous manner. More than anything I loved being able to go on walks. Port Meadow is a favorite. I would also take advantage of the university-wide libraries. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I had a very well-rounded experience from St. Anne's in regards to my education, social life, and cultural awareness. I feel that I am now more prepared to handle challenging courses at Wellesley thanks to the preparation Oxford has given me in becoming a more independent, proactive learner. In terms of my social life, I was abl... - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Oxford's academics trained me to improve my time management skills. Other than the once-a-week tutorials, I was completely on my own and had to strategically pace myself. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
From my experience abroad, I gained a new/broader perspective on linguistics. I learned how to read with a critical eye. I also learned a lot about myself - what I like and what I don't like. My experience here has also influenced my consideration of my future career, so yes, I would say that it was worthwhile. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I grew up overseas, so moving there wasn't too difficult nor was assimilating. What I think was particularly valuable was reminding myself to pretend to be confident even when I'm not. I think that is a key in life in general. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
It was *definitely* worthwhile, and I do hope to be able to go back for graduate study. Among the things I gained from my year at St. Anne's is probably the experiential realisation that learning is far more enjoyable when it is conducted within an academic system that stresses in-depth, consistent work as well as in-depth discu... - Wellesley College View Entire Review

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St Anne’s is a down-to-earth, friendly and independent-minded college that takes people for what they are. It is modern in its outlook and architecture and open to the world, informal and yet academically demanding. We are one of Oxford’s largest colleges, with some 420 undergraduates and 250 graduates. Our Fellows’ interests range across the Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Physical and Medical Sciences.

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