Embassy UCL

Embassy UCL

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Welcome to Embassy University College London (UCL)

Our centre is located on the city campus of world-renowned University College London, in the lively area of Bloomsbury. Situated in the middle of central London, students will be close to iconic shopping areas such as Oxford Street and Covent Garden.

Junior students (aged 13-17) and adult students (aged 18-21) can be in the same group and travel together. However, they will be accommodated in separate halls, taught in separate classes and do some activities apart.

Centre Facilities

  • Classrooms: Modern classrooms across UCL’s teaching buildings
  • Sports facilities: Sports games and activities take place in Regents Park only a 10 minute walk from the centre
  • Dining Hall: Meals served across two canteens depending on residence building
  • Common room: There are communal lounges in each accommodation building
  • Wi-Fi: available in common areas

Key Facts

  • Location: University College London
  • Dates: 23 Jun - 25 Aug
  • Ages: 13 - 17 (juniors) and 18 - 21 (adults)
  • Accommodation: Single and twin standard rooms
  • Sample excursions: British Museum, Thames River Cruise, and Brighton

Academic and Social Programme

  • Taught by qualified English teachers
  • 20 x 45 lessons per week each morning
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students are in their appropriate level
  • Maximum 15 students per class
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Modern classrooms across UCL’s teaching buildings
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included

Activities are organised on days when there are no trips or excursions and during evenings, these activities take place either onsite or near the centre.

These may include:

  • Sports such as football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball
  • Daytime activities such as scavenger hunts and drama workshops
  • Evening activities such as karaoke, talent ‭show, and team games
Our local half-day trips take students to places of interest such as St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tate Modern, the Natural History museum, Camden Market and Thames River cruise

Full-day excursions from Embassy University College London include:

Brighton: enjoy this vibrant popular seaside resort with beautiful architecture, and visit the Sea Life

Canterbury: visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most visited cities in the UK with medieval buildings and enjoy the gothic architecture of Canterbury Cathedral

Cambridge: explore this iconic University city famous for its colleges and punting on the river Cam, visit Kings College

Please see below sample programme information for our summer language programme at Embassy UCL.

The activities & excursions shown are subject to availability and may change.

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The accommodation is split over two different residence buildings, both close to the main campus.

  • Single and twin standard rooms with shared bathroom ratio of 1:5 students
  • Washbasin in each room
  • Communal lounges in each building
  • Room furniture includes a wardrobe, desk and chair
  • Rooms cleaned weekly
  • Linen changed weekly
  • Laundry available in residence building
  • Meals served across two canteens depending on residence building
  • Wi-Fi is available in all common areas
  • Classrooms are in UCL buildings a short 5-10 minute walk from residence buildings

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Getting to Embassy University College London

  Travel times to nearest airports:

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport : 1 hour
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport : 45 minutes
(STN) Stansted Airport : 1 hour, 15 minutes
(LTN) Luton Airport : 1 hour, 15 minutes

  Travel times to nearest train station:

St Pancras International (Eurostar) : 5 minutes

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