Welcome to Melio Education

New to Melio? Find out more about us and the online learning experiences we have available for you.

Katie Broadbent - 02 February, 2021 · 6 min read

Welcome to Melio!

An official sister company of the award-winning Oxford Summer Courses, we’ve taken the best parts of their in-person courses and brought them online.

We launched in April 2020 with one clear goal: to give passionate students an unrivalled online learning experience, no matter where they are in the world. 

Adopting the same prestigious tutorial teaching methods which are used at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, Melio connects you with a world-class tutor in real time for the ultimate online learning experience - all from the comfort and safety of your own home. 

Online Learning. And Onwards.

Quite simply: Melio offers unrivalled distance learning courses and tuition from a world expert - without having to leave your home. The best of Oxford and Cambridge teaching, delivered through powerful online learning tools.

Everything is secure, you’ll study online with inspiring online tutoring, challenging assignments and comprehensive feedback. 

It’s truly expert. You’ll be learning directly from an Oxford, Cambridge or top research academic. 

It’s personal. This is all about finding what interests you most, and pursuing it one-on-one.

Plus, it’s flexible. We’ve got a range of course lengths and slots to suit your schedule.

How does it work?

We have carefully curated a range of distance learning courses, which are tailored to you.

Whatever you choose, your tutor and course materials will provide an unparalleled and unforgettable online learning experience. It’s more than just learning; it’s sharing a genuine passion for your subject, and equipping yourself for what comes next.

The focus is on subjects to help prepare you for your future, both in education and beyond. Business and Entrepreneurship, Medicine, Mathematics, Law, Economics - to name just a few. 

Take a look at all the subjects we offer.

What’s included?

Three online learning opportunities, each unique from one another. Designed to be followed on from the other for the most comprehensive learning experience. Find out more about them below.

Melio Tutorials

Join Melio Tutorials, and you’ll benefit from one-on-one online tutoring from a leading academic. Get a solid grounding in the subject you love, or think you want to pursue in the future, as you learn the ‘Oxford’ way.

With personalised assignments and feedback, your learning will be fully tailored around your wants and needs, so you can make the most out of your time with us.

Each online tutoring package consists of:

  • Starting from 9 hours of one-on-one online tutoring

  • Across 3 topics

  • Pre-tutorial reading or assignments

  • Tutor feedback after each tutorial

  • At least two formal work submissions

  • Comprehensive feedback on your assignments

  • A one-hour evaluation session with your tutor, including guidance on your next steps

When it comes to finishing your online tutoring programme, you’ll receive a certificate of completions, as well as a final report from your tutor - so you can continue to succeed.

Melio Academic Online Courses

Go further with Melio Academic Online Courses. Taught over a 2-week period, these structured online courses offer a more intensive online learning option to help you get ahead.

Combining live webinars with a small cohort of students and your knowledgeable tutor, you will also be challenged with independent work which has been designed exclusively by our team of tutors to help you extend your academic foundations.

Each distance learning course consists of:

  • Digital webinar classes with tutor and classmates

  • Small cohort of students - no more than 10 on each distance learning course

  • 2 one-on-one tutorials with your expert tutor

  • 4 hours of timetabled online learning - the rest can be consumed at your own pace

  • Pre-tutorial reading/assignments

  • Independent project work

  • Comprehensive feedback on your work

You’ll also receive a personalised certificate upon completion, as well as a formal written report from your tutor.

Melio Guidance

Preparing for the next step in your education journey? 

For our 16-17 year-old students, they can access our unique Melio Guidance programme. Supporting you through those all-important university decisions, we’ll help to ensure you’re ready to embark on your next adventure, prepared with the tools to help you succeed. 

With Melio Guidance, you have the opportunity to curate your online learning sessions around exactly what you want to get out of them. So, whether you want top tips on how to prepare your university application or interview, or want to focus on crafting your skill-base for the future, the options are endless. 

Each course consists of:

  • 10 one-on-one sessions with a tutor

  • 5 core skill topics

  • 5 bespoke topics

  • 1 hour parent-tutor session, to discuss your future

  • 1 powerful app, a intuitive tool to help you make smart university applications

Our online tutors

With a sister company that has over 10 years’ experience in delivering award-winning summer courses, we have a superb selection of qualified tutors in our network. 

We only work with the very best tutors. Those who are truly expert in their subject field and have a passion for sharing their knowledge with curious minds. 

Having been selected from some of the world’s learning universities, they specialise in delivering a personalised teaching experience, adjusting their material to you, and what you want to achieve. 

Why does Melio exist?

Oxford Summer Courses has been running courses in Oxford for more than a decade, and during that time they saw something special happen when they connected an academically curious student with an expert tutor who’s passionate about their subject.

Introducing them to a subject they might not have had the chance to study at school yet, and giving them a taste of how it’s studied at a world-leading university, has a lasting effect on the aspirations and motivations of the students who study with them.

They return home excited to take the next steps in their academic career, and motivated to achieve more having been exposed to renowned university-style teaching. 

The problem is, Oxford Summer Courses can only welcome a certain number of people to Oxford, Cambridge and their other courses each year. And they firmly believe nothing should prevent you experiencing the exhilaration of tutorial teaching. 

That’s why they took the key elements of their in-person courses - a connection with a world-class tutor, exposure to new and exciting subject matter, and an introduction to university-style learning - and brought them all online. 

And so, Melio was born. With personalised one-on-one learning with expert tutors, you’re guaranteed a truly exceptional online learning experience. Wherever you are. 

Don’t just take our word for it…

Take a look at what two of the first ever Melio students had to say about their online learning experience: 

‘This was an experience like no other. I had loads of interaction with my tutor, as well as preparatory reading and tasks. It was an amazing learning opportunity.’ - Caya

‘Getting the comforts of being at home, and learning from the best tutors from Oxbridge was the best part. Along with that, time flexibility was the coolest factor...I could continue with my normal routine while learning a subject I love from the best tutors worldwide.’ - Tanya

How can I find out more?

Ready to sharpen those study skills? Get started below with one of our online learning experiences, available for students aged 13-24.

If you’re interested in seeing the online tutoring options we have available, take a look at Melio Tutorials

Or, if you want to find out more about our distance learning courses, view our Academic Online Courses.

Alternatively, discover our unique Melio Guidance programme to kick-start your next steps. 

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