The 14th-century fresco cycles in the north Italian city of Padua have been awarded World Heritage Status by the United Nations culture organisation UNESCO.
Located just a short train ride away from both Venice and Verona, Padua is often considered something of a hidden jewel in the beautiful north east of Italy. Once home to the great Galileo, the locals of this ancient walled city take great pride in its history while visitors rarely tire of its cultural and culinary delights. The city also boasts one of the world’s oldest universities, and together with its lively coffee scene and relaxed vibes, provides the perfect backdrop for a month of learning.
Amidst all the classical heritage, just two minutes walk from the UNESCO protested Scrovegni chapel , lies the Oxford School, itself a part of history being as it is the oldest and most well renowned English school in Padua.
Founded in 1961, the school has been a symbol of excellence for over half a century, and continues to set the standard when it comes to all matters Cambridge. Here, friendly staff are always on hand to help, and complete with an extensive library and kitchen area for trainees, the schools creates an ideal environment for a successful CELTA course.