London

University College London

Welcome to Embassy UCL

Our centre is located on the campus of world-renowned University College London, in a lively area known as Bloomsbury.
You are literally in the middle of central London close to iconic shopping areas such as Oxford Street and Covent Garden. The accommodation is split between two different residence buildings, all close to the main campus.

Junior students (aged 13-17) and adult students (aged 18-25) can be in the same group and travel together. However, they will be accommodated in separate halls, taught in separate classes and do some activities separately.

Key Facts
Location:
 University College London
Dates: 21 Jun - 20 Aug
Ages: 13-17 (juniors) and 18-25 (adults)
Accommodation: Standard single and limited twin rooms
Sample excursions: Canterbury, Cambridge and Brighton

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· Students stay in standard single or twin rooms (limited amount of rooms) with shared bathroom.

· The rooms are spread across 2 residence buildings, Ramsay Hall and Campbell Hall. Ramsay Hall accommodates junior students and adults are assigned to a separate floor in Campbell Hall.

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

· Rooms are cleaned weekly.

· Bed linen is changed every week.

· Each residence has a communal lounge.

· Laundry service is available in both residence buildings.

· Meals are served in two large self-service dining halls, different depending on what residence students stay in. 

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, Tate Modern, Tower Bridge, St, Paul’s Cathedral and River Thames cruise. 

Full-Day Excursions
Brighton: enjoy this vibrant popular seaside resort with beautiful architecture, and visit The Sea Life Centre and the Palace Pier. 

Canterbury: visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most visited cities in the UK with medieval buildings and enjoy the gothic architecture of Canterbury Cathedral

Cambridge: explore this iconic University city famous for its colleges and punting on the River Cam, a visit to the famous King’s College is included.

 

 

· 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.

· Spacious, modern classrooms.

· Maximum 15 students per class.

· Course material is included.

· Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills.

Classrooms: Modern classrooms spread across UCL’s teaching buildings.

Sports Facilities: Sports games and activities take place in Regents Park only a 10-minute walk from the centre.

Dining Hall: Meals served across two canteens depending on residence building.

Common Room: There are communal lounges in each accommodation building.

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

 

 

 

 

 

Travel times to nearest airports

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport 1 hr
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport 45 mins
(STN) Stansted Airport 1 hr 15 mins
(LTN) Luton Airport 1 hr 15 mins

 

Travel times to nearest train station

St Pancras International (Eurostar) 5 mins

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