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Find out more about our debating, public speaking and cultural exchange programmes

Discover Your Voice Oracy Workshops

A group of cheering primary school pupils with two teachers at the back. Two of the girls are wearing headscarves and one is holding a trophy in her hand.

WHAT: Full- or half-day interactive oracy workshops delivered by ESU experts

AGE: 7-18 years old

DELIVERY: ESU-delivered





Three young male students of the Debate Academy summer school standing outside the building talking and laughing. One is holding a piece of paper in his hand and the other has a

WHAT: Week-long summer residential debating programme

AGE: 14-18 years old

DELIVERY: ESU-delivered

HOW: Book online  today!


Secondary School Exchange


A photo of the main entrance of Academia school building with the flags of the United States of America and China.

WHAT: Year at an American high school

AGE: Post-Year 13 students

DELIVERY: Partner schools in US

HOW: Applications for 2024-5 are now closed. Applications for 2025-6 will open in late summer 2024.


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