FAQ’s

About our Programmes:

Q: What programmes do you have on offer at the college?

  • Cambridge 2 year A’levels.
  • The accelerated one year A’levels.
  • The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) .
  • Medical Pathway 1 (Bellerbys) & Medical Pathway 2 (DIFC)
  • American Pathway

Beside these core programmes, the college also runs various english language qualifications:

  • English Language Qualifications:
    • The Cambridge ESOL
  • SAT
  • TOEFL

Q: Who are the NCUK?

NCUK stands for the Northern Consortium of UK universities.Some of these universities include:

  • The University of Bradford
  • The University of Huddersfield
  • The University of Leeds
  • Leeds Metropolitan University
  • The University of Liverpool
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • The University of Manchester
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • The University of Salford
  • The University of Sheffield
  • Sheffield Hallam University

For more information About NCUK visit these link:

Q: What is the NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY)?

The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) programme is an externally moderated one year course that leads to specific UK universities after its completion at the college. The NCUK offer a guarantee of placement once the programme is successfully completed.

Q: Who are Bellerbys?

Bellerbys is one of the UK’s best sixth form colleges. With 50 years of experience they have placed students in every university in the UK and continue to lead in quality and innovation.

The partnership between Bellerbys and Oxbridge was born of a shared ambition to bring the best educational programmes to Nigerian students.

For more information about Bellebys please visit this link.

Q: What is the Bellerbys Medical pathway programme?

The Bellerbys Medical pathway is a specialised A level programme arrangement for intending medical students. The first A level year (AS) is undertaken at Oxbridge, while the final (A2) year is undertaken at the Cambridge campus of Bellerbys College in the UK. This further facilitates the transition on an extremely demanding programme and maximises the chances for an international student to gain a place at one of the best medical schools in the UK.

About our academic calendar:

Q : When does your school year start?

Academic session at the college starts on 2nd September 2015

Q: When does the school year end?

Depending on the programme you take (and when their exams are held) the year ends around June 2016.

Questions about our fees:

Q : How much are your fees (NCUK IFY, A Level (Per year)?

We charge competitive fees for all our programmes. Our tuition fees are N1.8M. For more information please contact our marketing office, or accounts department.

Q: What about the fees for the SAT and TOEFL programmes?

The SAT and TOEFL programmes are held as evening classes over a 3 month and 1 month period respectively.

  • Tuition for SAT is N90,000.
  • Tuition for TOEFL is N50,000.

(Exam registration fee for SAT is $100 while it is $230 for TOEFL).

Interested in Boarding? Read on.

Q: Do you have boarding facilities?

Yes we have separate male and female hostels. Both are in heavy demand so if you want a place we advise you apply in good time.

We also offer weekly boarding where students stay with us from Sunday night to Friday evening. Many parents find this to be an ideal solution to the issues of traffic and a long working week.

Tech addict? This one is for you :)

Q: Do you allow mobile phones?

We allow the use of mobile phones in specific places at specific times. We do not allow mobile phones in classrooms, corridors or during teaching time.

So you excel academically. How about Extra Curricular?

Q: What extracurricular activities do you have at the college?

Students have access to:

  • Dance classes
  • Mixed martial arts
  • Basketball/netball
  • Swimming
  • Football
  • Board/strategy games (inc chess club)
  • We also have our press club Oxpress
  • Local and international excursion programmes.

General questions about the college:

Q: What are the success rate of your students?

Generally performance of our students has been quite impressive over the years with the majority achieving grades A- C. We regularly have students attaining straight A and A* grades.

Q: What kind of facilities do you have in place?

As a modern and forward thinking institution, we are constantly upgrading our facilities in order to give our students the best experience. Our state-of-the-art facilities now include the following:

  • Modern, air conditioned classrooms
  • Interactive whiteboards in every classroom
  • School-wide wifi network
  • Internet access
  • Purpose built library
  • Purpose built structure
  • Multipurpose sport court
  • Fully equipped, on site catering facilities
  • Fully equipped art studio
  • School gym
  • On site medical facilities with full time nurse

Facilities currently under development include:

  • Juice bar
  • Additional quiet work areas around the premises

Q: Do students wear uniform?

Yes. Students wear uniform for a number of positive reasons. Friday’s we allow students to dress down in casual clothing.

Q: How do I apply for a programme?

Please view our admissions page.

Q: Is there an age limit for applicants?

You have to be at least 15 to do the Cambridge A levels and 16 to do the International Foundation year.

Q: What is the average class size at Oxbridge Tutorial College?

On average class size is about 15 students.

Q: How qualified are Oxbridge teaching staff?

At Oxbridge we take the proficiency of our teachers very seriously. All our teachers are highly qualified. Many also hold a Masters in education along with a host of local and international education qualifications.

Q: How many international partners does Oxbridge have?

Oxbridge has many international partners. Independently and in collaboration with our sister company (PFL) we have an unsurpassed network of international partners.

Q: What accreditation does Oxbridge have?

Oxbridge is externally accredited by the NCUK and COBIS. Why is this important? It means our international partners vouch for us!

Q: Does Oxbridge assist its students in the processing of admission to international universities?

Assistance is an integral part of the NCUK IFY. This is done by the NCUK team in Manchester in conjunction with local staff.

However we also support our A level students in their application process. In collaboration with our sister company PFL, local staff assist A level students in their application.

Q: Does Oxbridge offer language A levels (for example French)?

It is our policy to endeavour to satisfy the academic wants and needs of our students. In so doing we have the capacity to offer language qualifications if required.

Q: Does Oxbridge offer support for challenged students?

Oxbridge offers intervention classes, as part of our ‘Raising Aspiration’ programme. These are lessons that are specifically designed to support students who are having difficulties in certain aspects of their chosen subjects.

We also have access to professionals who can offer specific support for those who may have learning difficulties.

Q: Does Oxbridge offer holistic programmes aimed at better preparing students for challenges they may face?

At Oxbridge believe that we are preparing students to be productive in an international setting. This entails much else other than purely academic prowess. We offer the following under our Raising Aspirations Programme:

  • Tutorial and Pastoral Programme
  • Character counts programme
  • Key Skills Programme
  • Intervention Classes
  • Health and fitness guidance
  • Career/Work Experience programmes
  • Life Skills Programme