An important part of our mission at Oxbridge is to foster a love of knowledge that will encourage students to become life long learners. We are also committed to supporting our faculty's professional development efforts, which in turn, enrich the classroom experience for our students. Several faculty members have attended classes and conferences around the world and have prepared a blog to share their experiences.
Oxbridge Academy partnered with the Starkey Hearing Foundation to travel to the Dominican Republic and give the gift of hearing to those in need. Over the course of five days, students were trained and then provided hearing devices and custom hearing aids to patients in the community.
A group of 11 juniors and seniors, teachers Michael D'Egidio and Kate Kilian and head of school Ralph Maurer are attending the seventh annual China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair from April 18-21. The students will learn about new AI technologies and products, attend global panels and tours Shanghai Jiao Ton University while in the country. Follow their journey by visiting our blog for ongoing updates.
Welcome to the Oxbridge Academy Health and Wellness Blog. Our experienced staff of healthcare professionals write educational posts that cover a wide variety of topics such as concussions, exertional heat illness, injury prevention, nutrition, fitness, and various aspects of healthy living. We also showcase student writing that correlates to a health and wellness related topic they are researching in class.
In early March 2017, 12 students and chaperones Connie Li and Abraham Garridleft for a two-week immersion in the history, language, and culture of China. After 16 hours in flight, the group landed in Beijing. In Beijing, the students visited a neighborhood in Hutong, the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, both Olympic Games' Bird’s Nest and Cube, and the Temple of Heaven. Visits to experience schools in the country while based in Beijing, allowed students to spend time in a high school classroom in Tianjin and tour a foreign affairs school that focuses on hospitality, finance, and tourism.
The Oxbridge Cambridge Scholars program was established in 2014. Cambridge University, founded in 1208 and acclaimed as one of the greatest universities in the world, partners with Oxbridge each year to offer a two-week interdisciplinary program of study at the university in Cambridge, England for a select group of Oxbridge juniors. Each year, fifteen juniors are selected for the program based on essays they submit. Students work with Cambridge University faculty and Oxbridge advisors and chaperones during this unique two-week program. Each student who attends the Cambridge program is required to submit a blog to share their experiences with the Oxbridge community.