London

South Bank University

Welcome to Embassy South Bank

Our centre is located on the campus of South Bank University, only a short
walk from attractions like London Eye and the London Dungeon.
The location couldn’t be more central! You’ll be staying at McLaren House, just a couple of minutes from the main university building. Everything you could wish to see is only a short walk or underground ride away.

Key Facts
Location:
 South Bank University, London
Dates: 16 Jun - 11 Aug
Ages: 13 - 18
Accommodation: Single en-suite rooms
Sample Excursions: British Museum, St. Paul’s Cathedral and Brighton

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· Students are staying in single en-suite rooms in flats with a communal space and kitchen.

· 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 service is available in the residence area.

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

· Wi-Fi access throughout the accommodation.

Scheduled every afternoon and evening, with full-day trips 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.

Drama: Drama and performance activities, such as drama workshops and scavenger hunts.

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


Half-Day Trips
Our local half-day trips take students to places of interest such as St. Paul’s Cathedral, Notting Hill and the British Museum.


Full-Day Excursions
Brighton: Enjoy this vibrant and popular seaside resort with beautiful architecture. 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.

· Spacious, modern classrooms with projectors.

· Maximum 15 students per class.

· Course material is included.

· Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills.

Classrooms: Modern classrooms with projectors and audio-visual facilities.

Sports Facilities: Indoor multi-purpose sports hall available once a week, and a local park used for games and activities.

Dining Hall: Meals are served in a large self-service dining hall.

Common Room: Communal space in each flat.

Wi-Fi: Available throughout accommodation, social and teaching spaces.

Travel times to nearest airports

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport 1 hr 10 mins
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport 45 mins
(STN) Stansted Airport 1 hr 30 mins
(LTN) Luton Airport 1 hr 30 mins

 

Travel times to nearest train station

St Pancras International (Eurostar) 20 mins

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