Canterbury

University of Kent

Welcome to Embassy Canterbury

Canterbury is a historic cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site in the county of Kent. Here you’ll find beautiful medieval streets, churches and many ancient buildings.
Our centre is located on the modern campus of the University of Kent, within walking distance from the city centre. There are excellent sports facilities available as well as large outdoor spaces for additional activities.

Key Facts
Location:
 University of Kent
Dates: 21 Jun - 09 Aug
Ages: 11 - 17
Accommodation: Single en-suite or standard single rooms
Sample Excursions: Canterbury Cathedral, London, Cambridge and Brighton

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· Students stay in single en-suite and signle standard rooms.

· Standard rooms have a bathroom ratio of 1:5 students.

· All rooms are furnished with a wardrobe, desk, chair and wash-hand basin.

· Rooms are cleaned weekly.

· Bed linen is included and changed every week.

· Laundry service is available in the residence area.

· Meals are served in a large self-service dining hall.

· Wi-fi throughout 

On-site activities are scheduled on weekdays in between lessons, with some half-day trips and full-day excursion at the weekend. All activities are designed to continue learning in a fun and enjoyable way, encouraging students to develop life skills and make new friends through sport, activities and socially interactive games.

Activities
Sports:
 With a choice of football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball.

Daytime activities: for example scavenger hunts, drama workshops and photo quiz.

Evening: Activities such as karaoke, a talent show, and team games.

Half-Day Trips
Our half-day trips take students to places of interest such as Whistable, Chatham Dockyards, Dover Castle and Rochester Cathedral.

Full-Day Excursions
London: Explore the historic City of Westminster on your walking tour and visit the National Gallery.

Cambridge: Explore this charming, iconic city on a walking tour and visit Kings College. 

Brighton: enjoy this vibrant, popular seaside city with beautiful architecture, visit the Sea Life Centre and The Palace Pier

· 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.

· Spacious, modern classrooms with projectors.

· Course material is included.

· Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills.

Classrooms: Lecture style and standard classrooms.

Sports Facilities: Multi-purpose sports hall and outdoor areas for games and activities.

Meals: All meals are served in a large self-service dining hall.

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi is available throughout the campus and in bedrooms.

Travel times to nearest airports

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport 1 hr 15 mins
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport 1 hr 30 mins
(STN) Stansted Airport 2 hrs
(LTN) Luton Airport 2 hrs

 

Travel times to nearest train station

St Pancras International (Eurostar) 2 hrs

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