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International Joiners

Oakham has a diverse and exciting student body, welcoming pupils of all ages from nearly 40 different countries! Around 16% of Oakham pupils are international students, and we celebrate the different perspectives they bring to enrich our community.

We know it can be a bit daunting arriving at a new school in a different country, so we will do all we can to help you settle in, make friends and feel at home. You’ll join a boarding house with pupils from the UK and other countries, and there’s plenty of support if English isn’t your first language (please ask about this when you enquire).

If you live in a country outside the EU and don’t hold a British passport, you will need a visa to come and study here.