Embassy California State University

Los Angeles

Welcome to Embassy California State University

Welcome to sunny California! Our centre is located at the Northridge campus of California State University in San Fernando Valley. There are amazing facilities on the campus such as outdoor basketball and volleyball courts, swimming pool, multi games room and the city centre of Los Angeles is only 45 minutes away.

Key Facts
 Northridge, Los Angeles
Dates: 16 Jun - 4 Aug
Ages: 10 - 17
Accommodation: Twin standard rooms or apartments
Sample excursions: Hollywood, Santa Monica and Griffith Observatory

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Students stay in standard twin rooms or two twin en-suite apartment style rooms.

- Standard twin rooms share a bathroom with one other twin room exclusively that is accessed via a hallway

- The two twin en-suite apartment style room share a bathroom with one other twin room with a direct access to the bathroom (4 beds)

- Both standard and en-suite rooms have a shared bathroom ratio of 1:4

- Room furniture includes a wardrobe, desk and chair

- Linen changed weekly

- All rooms have air-conditioning

- Laundry available in each residence building

- Meals are served in a large self-service canteen

Wi-Fi throughout




Activities are organized on evenings and afternoons with full day trips on Wednesdays and Saturdays. During Sundays students can choose between an optional not prepaid excursion or on-site activities. These activities may include:

- Sports such as football, mini Olympics, table tennis, volleyball and basketball

- Drama and performance activities such as scavenger hunts and drama workshops

- Evening activities such as karaoke, talent show, pool party and BBQ

Full-day excursions

Downtown LA and Griffiths Observatory: for stunning views of Hollywood and its famous sign as well as space and science exhibitions

Santa Monica, Venice Beach, Huntington Beach and Hermosa Beach: enjoy walking, bicycling or roller skating along these famous beaches that have been featured in hundreds of movies and TV shows

Downtown LA and the Grammy Museum: Visit this interactive museum celebrating all forms of music and its annual awards

Long Beach and the Aquarium of the Pacificexplore another Californian beach town and see over 11,000 animals and interactive exhibits at its amazing aquarium


- Taught by qualified English teachers

- 20 x 45 minute lessons per week

- Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level

- Maximum 15 students per class

- Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities

- Standard classrooms

- Classrooms are located in the residence building

- Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills

- Materials included

Classrooms: Standard classrooms located in the residence building

Sports facilities: Sand volleyball court, basketball court, outdoor swimming pool, outdoor areas for games and activities with gym and exercise equipment

Meals: All meals are served in large self-service canteen

Common room: Communal lounges on each floor of the residence building, and a multi games room

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi available throughout

Travel times to nearest airport:

(LAX) Los Angeles International : 45 minutes


Local public transport services:

Zelzah/Plummer bus stop : 10 minute walk
Northridge train station : 18 minute walk

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