Embassy South Bank

Welcome to Embassy South Bank

Our centre is located on the campus of South Bank University, only a short walk from attractions such as the London Eye and the London Dungeon. The location can not be more central! Our students will be staying at McLaren House just a couple of minutes from the main University building.

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 housed in groups of 5 to 8 within flats at McLaren House residence.

- Single en-suite rooms

- Communal space in each flat

- Room furniture includes a wardrobe, desk and chair

- Rooms cleaned weekly

- Linen changed weekly

- Laundry available in residence building

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

- Wi-Fi available throughout


Activities are organised every evening and when not in lessons or on trips or local visits. These activities could be on-site or near to the centre.These may include:

- Sports such as football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball

- Daytime activities such as scavenger hunts and drama workshops

- Evening activities such as karaoke, 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 popular seaside resort with beautiful architecture and visit the Royal Pavilion

‭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 explore King’s College

- Taught by qualified English teachers

- 20 x 45 lessons per week each morning

- Placement test on day 1 to ensure students are in their appropriate level

- Maximum 15 students per class

- Spacious classrooms with projectors and teacher internet access to use online resources

- Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills

- Materials included

- Trinity exam preparation available

ClassroomsModern classrooms with projectors and audio-visual facilities

Sports facilities: 1 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 roomCommunal space in each flat

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

Travel times to nearest airports:

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport : 1 hour, 10 minutes
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport : 45 minutes
(STN) Stansted Airport : 1 hour, 30 minutes
(LTN) Luton Airport : 1 hour, 30 minutes


Travel times to nearest train station:

St Pancras International (Eurostar) : 20 minutes

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