Embassy UCL

Embassy UCL

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Located on the campus of world-renowned University College London (UCL), where impressive historic buildings sit next to modern architecture. Situated in a lively student area known as Bloomsbury it is within walking distance from Oxford Street and Covent Garden.

Accommodation consists of Victorian renovated buildings as well as a modern purpose-built residence with comfortable single and twin standard rooms and spacious communal lounges.

  • Dates: 24 Jun - 19 Aug
  • Maximum 15 students per class
  • 14+ ages accepted
  • Taught by qualified English teachers
  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week morning or afternoon
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
  • Maximum 15 students per class
  • Modern classrooms across a couple of UCL teaching buildings
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included

Summer is all about FUN! In addition to excellent English language courses, our staff gets creative with amazing activities and excursions for your young learners!

  • Planned every afternoon and evening, with full-day trips at the weekend
  • Local trips to places of interest
  • Sports activities as well as social interactive games some afternoons
  • Full-day excursions to cities and towns of cultural or historic importance
  • Evening activities designed to continue learning in a fun and enjoyable way while making new friends

Local trips: Walking tours, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tate Modern, British Museum, Thames
River cruise, Greenwich Maritime Museum

Full-day excursions: Brighton, Cambridge, Oxford, Canterbury

  • Single and twin standard rooms with shared bathroom ratio of between 1:4 and 1:7 students
  • Located across 3 different residence buildings
  • 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
  • 2 large self-service dining halls
  • Wi-fi in all residence building
  • Sports facilities: All sports are held in the parks of central London
  • Dining Hall - Ramsay Hall: Breakfast and dinner are served in the dining hall at the residence. Lunch is served at the UCL campus. Vouchers are issued for purchasing lunch at the weekend
  • Dining Hall - UCL Halls: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are served at the UCL campus from Monday to Friday. Vouchers are issued for purchasing breakfast, dinner and all meals at the weekend. Vouchers can be used at supermarkets or restaurants
  • Common room: In Ramsay Hall there is a television lounge, games room and a bar which is used for many of the social evenings
  • Email: Internet access is available at the residence – students must bring their own laptops, phones or tablets
Airport or Station Transfer Time
 London Gatwick Airport (LGW)  1 hour
 London Heathrow Airport (LHR)   45 minutes
 Luton Airport (LTN)  1 hour 15 minutes
 Stansted Airport (STN)  1 hour 15 minutes
 St Pancras International (Eurostar)  5 minutes

* Travel times shown are average transfer times by road