London - Mile End

Queen Mary University

Welcome to Embassy Mile End

Our centre is located on the large modern city campus of Queen Mary University, just a short journey on the tube from central London.
Students are staying in one of the halls of residence in the student village, which is like a little village in itself. There are shops and a sports hall for students to enjoy, all within a short distance from one of the world’s most exciting cities.

Key Facts
 Queen Mary University of London
Dates: 14 Jun - 16 Aug
Ages: 12 - 17
Accommodation: Single en-suite rooms
Sample Excursions: Canterbury, Cambridge and Brighton

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· Students stay in single en-suite rooms in flats with communal space in Pooley House residence

· Flats are shared between 5 to 9 students.

· All rooms are furnished with a mini-fridge, wardrobe, desk and chair.

· Rooms are cleaned weekly.

· Bed linen and a towel are included and changed every week.

· Laundry is available in the residence area.

· Meals are served in a large, spacious dining hall.

· Wi-Fi is available throughout the 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, visiting places such as the British Museum, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge Experience, the National Gallery, Leicester Square and Chinatown

Full-Day Excursions
 Enjoy this vibrant and popular seaside resort with beautiful architecture and visit 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, punting on the River Cam and Kings College.

· 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.

· Lecture style lessons.

· Maximum 15 students per class.

· Modern classrooms.

· Course material is included.

· Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills.

· Trinity exams preparation is available.

Classrooms: Lecture theatres and standard style classrooms are located in various buildings across the Mile End campus.

Sports Facilities: Large indoor multi-purpose sports hall on campus.

Dining Hall: Meals are served in a large on-site canteen.

Common Room: There is a communal lounge in the dining area and the student union.

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi is available in common areas and accommodation.

Travel times to nearest airports

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport 1 hr 20 mins
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport 50 mins
(STN) Stansted Airport 1 hr
(LTN) Luton Airport 1 hr 40 mins

Travel times to nearest train station


St Pancras International (Eurostar) 20 mins

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