Welcome to Embassy LIU Brooklyn
Welcome to Brooklyn! Our centre is located at Long Island University, just one subway ride away from Manhattan.
The breath-taking iconic skyline of New York can be viewed from Brooklyn Heights and everything that the city has to offer is within easy reach. This is the perfect location if you want to experience "The Big Apple” but also discover more genuine parts of the city.
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Dates: 21 Jun - 2 Aug
Ages: 12 - 17
Accommodation: Twin, Triple or Quad rooms
Sample Excursions: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and Times Square
Students stay in traditional US college dormitory rooms, located between two residence buildings: Conolly Hall and Hoyt Hall. Both are just a short walk from the central LIU Brooklyn campus.
· Students stay in twin, triple or quad standard rooms or en-suite rooms.
· All rooms are with shared facilities.
· All rooms are furnished with a wardrobe, desk and chair.
· Rooms are cleaned weekly.
· Bed linen and a towel are included and changed every week.
· Laundry is available in each residence building.
· Wi-Fi throughout the campus and in bedrooms.
· Food is served in a large self-service canteen.
Activities and excursions are scheduled in mornings, afternoons or evenings, with full-day trips at the weekend. All activities are designed to continue the learning in a fun and enjoyable way, encouraging you to develop life skills and make new friends through sport, activities and socially interactive games.
Sports: With a choice of football, mini Olympics, volleyball and basketball.
Drama: Drama and performance activities, such as drama workshops and scavenger hunts.
Evening: Activities such as karaoke, a talent show, team games and Manhattan by night walking tours.
Our local half-day trips take students to places of interest such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square and Central Park.
Empire State Building: Experience breath-taking views of Manhattan from this renowned skyscraper.
Times Square: Take in the sights and lights of this exciting crossroads with ample shopping opportunities.
Wall Street / Financial District: Explore world-famous Wall Street and Manhattan’s bustling Financial District.
New York Museums: Visit some of the world’s most famous museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Natural History and the MoMA.
Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island: Hop on a ferry to Liberty Island and see this iconic statue. Visit Ellis Island, the former gateway for millions of immigrants.
Jones Beach: Spend a sunny Saturday playing on this beautiful beach on Long Island.
Coney Island: The original Brooklyn beach theme park, with entertainment for everyone.
· Lessons are taught by qualified English teachers.
· 20 x 45 minute lessons per week, morning or afternoon.
· Placement test on day 1 to ensure students are in a class of the appropriate level
· Maximum 15 students per class.
· Standard classrooms.
· Course material is included.
· Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills.
Classrooms: Standard classrooms located in the residence building.
Sports Facilities: There is a nearby park for games and activities.
Meals: All meals are served in a large self-service dining hall.
Common Room: Communal lounges are located on each floor of the residence building.
Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi available throughout the campus and in bedrooms.
Travel times to nearest airport
|John F. Kennedy International (JFK)||45 mins|
|La Guardia International (LGA)||45 mins|
Local public transport services
|College Ave / Dearborn Road bus stop||1 min walk|
|West Medford subway station||30 mins walk|