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Oxford International London Greenwich welcomes new principal

We are thrilled to announce that Nicholas Starkey (Nic) has joined us as the principal of our London Greenwich school. Nic has extensive experience in language education in the UK and overseas and we are excited to see how his skills, experience and enthusiasm impacts our Greenwich campus. Nic joined the Oxford International family full time in late October but is very familiar with Oxford International as a former staff member of the summer Junior Programmes, we’d like to welcome Nic and we are sure he will do a great job at our London Greenwich school. Find out more about Nic and his journey below:

Message from Nic


My name is Nic Starkey and I’m the new principal at the Greenwich School of Oxford International.

After 10 years living overseas, the last 5 of which were spent in Italy working as the Director of Studies at a private language school, I returned to the UK this summer.

Before taking up the principal role in Oxford, I spent my time at one of Oxford International’s Junior Centres. It was my sixth summer with Oxford International, having previously worked in our Edinburgh summer centre as the Centre Manager for a number of years.

I’m now embracing the challenge of delivering an exceptional experience to everyone who comes through the door at our Greenwich school. In a fast-moving and competitive sector, I’m proud to lead a team here which counts every single person to be as important as the next, be it an individual adult or a junior in one of our visiting groups.

I am looking forward to continuing the evolution of our adult education programmes and overseeing the much-anticipated launch of our English Plus programmes for groups – exciting developments that we’re really proud of.

We are constantly striving to be the best we can be, so that our students return home completely satisfied – with our people, with our academic programme, with their accommodation, with their social programme and with their overall experience with us.

I am of course available to speak with you to answer any questions and get some feedback from you, so please feel free to get in touch!

Many thanks


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