London - Docklands Junior English Course

Embassy Summer at University of East London


Our centre is located at the Docklands Campus of the University of East London, which is next to the River Thames opposite London City Airport. From the modern residence buildings you will get a great view of London’s iconic skyline and easy access to central London when you want to explore the city.

Key Facts:

Price: £1,180 per week (price includes tuition, trips, activities, accommodation and full board)

Location: University of East London, London

Dates: 16 June - 18 August

Ages: 11-18 (18 year-olds accepted as part of a group with a leader)

Accommodation: Single en-suite rooms

Sample excursions: Brighton, Cambridge and Canterbury



Room Type Single room with en-suite

Bathroom Ratio 1:1 students

Room set up Arranged in flats of 4-6 with communal kitchen

What's in a room Single bed, wardrobe, desk, chair

Common room Yes

Cleaning Weekly

Linen cleaning Changed weekly

Towels Students bring their own towels

Laundry Located at Longbridge house, a small fee

Meals Served in on-site canteen, packed lunch at weekends

Wi-Fi Yes

Distance to classes On campus

On-site activities are scheduled occasionally when students are not in class or out exploring London, with full-day excursions 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.

Sample activities
Treasure Hunt, Karaoke, Disco, Quiz or different sports such as Mini Olympics or Football

Half-Day Trips
Our students get to explore exciting places around London every weekday, they visit places such as The British Museum, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower of London, Oxford street shopping and The National Gallery

Full-Day Excursions
Brighton: Enjoy this vibrant and popular seaside resort with beautiful architecture and a visit to the Sea Life Centre.

Canterbury: Visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most visited cities in the UK. Marvel at the gothic architecture of Canterbury Cathedral and medieval buildings.

Cambridge: Explore this iconic university city, famous for its renowned colleges and visit King's College. 

The classroom is at the heart of your East London Junior English Course. English Lessons are student-centred and encourage the development of relevant language skills.

  • Several residence buildings with single en-suite rooms arranged in flats of 4 to 6 students
  • Each flat has got a communal room
  • Room furniture includes a wardrobe, desk and chair
  • Rooms and common rooms are cleaned weekly
  • Laundry available in Longbridge House, cleaning is £2.40 per wash and drying is £1.00 per cycle
  • Meals are served in a large dining hall
  • Wi-Fi throughout accommodation
  • A deposit of £30 is required upon arrival, replacement of lost room key is £180
  • Two DLR train stations are located on the campus and take students straight into London in 30 minutes


Meals served in large and modern self-service dining hall in the main building.


Continental including juice, coffee, toast, cereal and fruit – hot breakfast on Fridays.


2 courses, 3 options including vegetarian.
Packed lunches (provided at weekends): water, fruit, sandwich, crisps and biscuits/cake.

Evening Meal

2 courses, 3 options including vegetarian and halal option.


There are several cafés on campus for the purchase of snacks, drinks and confectionery.



Multi-purpose sports hall

Outdoor gym and basketball court

Astro turf football pitch

Outdoor areas for games and activities, including Beckton Park

Cash machine (ATM)

Several cafés and shops


Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi available throughout the campus and accommodation area.

Travel times to nearest airports

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport 1 hr
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport 1 hr and 30 mins
(STN) Stansted Airport 50 mins
(LTN) Luton Airport 1 hr 15 mins
(LCY) London City 15 mins

Travel times to nearest train station

St Pancras International (Eurostar) 30 mins

 Sample Timetable


Each 14 night stay will include a total of 10 local accompanied visits to London with visits/activities and 2 full-day excursions to other major cities such as Cambridge, Brighton and Canterbury. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport.

Students may have lessons either in the morning or in the afternoon in week 1, alternating weekly after that.

The programme is for illustrative purposes only and is subject to amendments or alterations.

Morning Arrivals Testing & Induction or Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Full-day excursion to Cambridge with Walking Tour + King’s College
Afternoon London Tour Walking London British
London Covent
Garden Shopping
London St Paul’s
Greenwich + Maritime Museum or Optional London Dungeon or Madame Tussauds
Evening Welcome Games or other onsite activity Disco Optional London Eye or The Great Egg Drop! Karaoke Optional Musical or Dodgeball tournament Trashion Show Film Night

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