An Oxford undergraduate celebrates the end of her second year examinations in medicine


It all started when…

Two sisters, one a Cambridge and one an Oxford graduate, founded u2 with the idea of creating a bespoke, female-led educational company, which would offer unique learning opportunities to inspire student curiosity and exploration. u2 works with the brightest academic minds in the UK, with a team of 600+, all of whom hold a degree from Oxford or Cambridge. Our mentors have specialisms in subjects ranging from traditional Maths and English to Computational Biology, Robotics, Medieval languages and Experimental Psychology.

Each student is paired with a primary academic mentor, who works with the team to curate a programme geared towards their personal academic goals. Through u2, students are provided an unparalleled opportunity to learn from subject experts, to school their intelligence beyond traditional realms of learning and prepare for the rigours of entrance examinations in an increasingly competitive educational landscape.

The mentor's role goes further than typical 1-1 tuition - this includes subject-specific and admissions guidance, suggesting additional mentors with particular expertise in other areas for subsidiary lessons and provision of regular feedback. This ensures each student will reach their full academic potential. 

u2's programmes and masterclasses cover all aspects of a student's education, be it general aptitude tuition, our programmes for 11+ and 13+, or Oxbridge entrance. We also look beyond the school curriculum to fully prepare our students for university applications and beyond. The Extra-Curricular Concierge service allows students to access additional opportunities, ranging from work experience, drama and language tuition in over 8 languages including Arabic and Mandarin, to individual coding sessions with Oxbridge Computer Scientists and employees from Google, Apple and NASA. u2 runs two extra-curricular initiatives, The Caroline Club for girls (11-18) and Minds Underground™ for university applicants, providing specialist courses that aim to inspire our next generation of great thinkers.

We combine face-to-face and online tuition to allow students to access the highest quality learning experiences, from all over the globe. On a u2 programme, each student can access subject advice and expertise from the team of Oxbridge-educated mentors, at the click of a button. Our mission is to give our students an educational advantage so they can thrive in the fast-moving world we live in today.