Our schools are in some great places
Learn about the cities and towns where our schools are based or are near…
Once the haunt of Brigitte Bardot and other famous film stars, Antibes still comes with the ‘chic’ label attached to it. Nestled on the Mediterranean Sea it is very easy to see why it is so highly regarded by so many people.
Ascot, Berkshire, UK
Ascot is home to British horse racing and during the wonderful British summer the country's premium horse race is held here. Royal Ascot provides the perfect back drop to magical horse racing combined with a wonderful day out where people go to see and be seen.
Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and most diverse city. It is situated at the narrowest point of the North Island and the city stretches itself from one side of the country to the other – from the Pacific Ocean to the Tasman Sea.
Does Barcelona really need describing? In our opinion it is one of the ‘must see’ cities in the world. There are few better. Certainly if you want to learn Spanish in one of the most exciting and beautiful cities in the world, Barcelona is the place for you.
Berlin was once the capital of the former kingdom of Prussia and then the capital of Germany between 1871 and 1945. With the construction of the Berlin wall in 1961 Berlin became a divided city. This lasted for some twenty eight years until its fall in 1989.
In the South-West of France, Bordeaux is a thriving tourist destination and ideal for wine enthusiasts. It’s known for its Gothic Cathédrale St-André, as well as its many fine and contemporary art museums and 18th- and 19th-century mansions. The city's boundless energy is supplemented by the spirited university…
Boston has managed to develop a wonderful blend of charm and sense of welcome that few cities manage to do. We think that this is an outstanding place to come and learn English and study, as well as being a great place to live and relax in.
Bournemouth sits on the south coast of England in the beautiful county of Dorset. It is not only a very pleasant place but over the last ten years has been transformed into a chic English seaside town.
Bray, near Dublin , Ireland
Bray is known as the Gateway to the Garden of Ireland and is the longest established seaside town in Ireland. It is only 19km (12 miles) south of Dublin and is reached by train, bus or road.
Brighton is a really great place to be a student. You are close enough to London and there are regular train services that enable you to get to London in around fifty minutes but far away enough to enjoy the seaside and the chic atmosphere.
The former Poet Laureate, Sir John Betjeman, described Bristol as ‘the most beautiful, interesting and distinguished city in England. Even Londoners who swear they could never live anywhere other than the capital are tempted by Bristol.
Cambridge has a worldwide reputation for academic excellence and with a lively student community it is the perfect location for students wishing to improve their English for educational purposes.
Chichester, West Sussex, UK
Chichester is a university town with a rich history and a wonderful array of shops and restaurants.
Cirencester was the second largest town in Britain during Roman times. Today the former Corinium Dobunnorum is home to more than 18,000 people and a service centre for the thousands more who live in surrounding villages. In later years it was a very prosperous medieval wool town.
Cobham is a charming Surrey town on the banks of the River Mole.
Colchester in Essex is Britain's oldest recorded town. But it's not just Colchester's unique heritage and history that attracts more than 4.5m visitors every year. Colchester today is a thriving, modern town with many great visitor attractions, including the family favourites Colchester zoo and Colchester Castle.
Dublin is one of the most popular destinations for weekend tourists in Europe because it has everything for the visitor, from ancient ruins to an active nightlife. There is a modern transport system which allows easy access to all parts of the city so students can easily explore the city and the seascapes of Dublin Bay.
Steeped in history, Edinburgh seamlessly blends old and new, providing locals with the perfect destination to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of a diverse and vibrant city.
Egham, Surrey, UK
The quiet market town of Egham UK, close to both historic Windsor and Royal Ascot is home to the world famous English Premier League soccer side Tottenham FC's residential Summer Soccer School for teenagers.
“With a touch of buzzy , big city atmosphere, a large student population and a thriving arts scene. The city’s long heritage means there are plenty of monuments and historical attractions to occupy at least a day’s sightseeing and an excellent selection of bars, cafes and restaurants make Exeter a vibrant place to be…
Centuries of History and Art have left this city with a unique heritage in the world. While Florence carefully maintains its Renaissance architecture and culture, it is not locked in time; the city pulses with life from scurrying students in the university quarter, to the businessmen who whiz by on Vespas.
With so many reasons why Florida makes such a great holiday destination, it would be impossible to list every one! From the theme parks to the fabulous beaches around its 1800 miles of coastline, Florida offers something for everyone.
It is believed that Guildford was founded by Saxon settlers shortly after Roman authority had been removed from Britain (which was c.410AD). Centuries later Guildford appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Geldeford and Gildeford, a holding of William the Conqueror.(Wikipedia).
Harrogate is a spa town in North Yorkshire, England. Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the town is a tourist destination and its visitor attractions include its spa waters and RHS Harlow Carr gardens.
Horsham is a very pleasant market town with some great shops and traditional English pubs. In days gone by Horsham was formerly trading in cattle, sheep and corn. Its former industries include brewing, brick making, iron-smelting and printing.Nowadays the important industries are financial services, pharmaceuticals and…
Japan, Asia, Japan
Japan is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean with high-rise-filled cities, imperial palaces, mountainous national parks and thousands of shrines and temples. Tokyo, the crowded capital, is known for its neon skyscrapers and pop culture. In contrast, Kyoto offers Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, gardens and cherry…
Kingston Upon Thames, UK
First recorded in a document in 838, the medieval market town of Kingston is now a colourful mix of unique shops, themed markets, street performances and numerous cafes, bars and restaurants. And with its thriving arts scene, children’s festivals, great nightlife and riverside location, Kingston is a popular shopping and…
Riga, Latvia, --
Latvia is a country on the Baltic Sea between Lithuania and Estonia known for its strong national identity, diverse culture, modern cities and landscapes ranging from wide beaches to dense, sprawling forests.
Situated in the middle of the United Kingdom, with a diverse population of 751,500, Leeds is the third largest and one of the fastest growing cities in the UK.
This is a great place for a holiday. It is a fantastic place for studying Italian if you are between 12 and 18 and want to have an ace time as well.
We absolutely love Liverpool. It is the UK’s best kept secret. It has so much to offer as a vibrant, iconic, cultural European destination.
Does London really need an introduction? We don’t think so!
The capital of Spain probably does not need much introduction. There are however so many hidden gems of things to do and see it makes living and studying in the capital city a daily pleasure. Like most capital cities Madrid has its fair share of busy roads and hustle and bustle.
Malaga, situated on the southern coast of Spain, wait a warm climate, is an ideal choice as a place to study Spanish.
Melbourne is considered Australia's capital of culture, and both "the world's most liveable city" and "the world's ultimate sporting city".
Milan’s pace of life is quicker than most Italian cities. Milan, the style capital of Italy, is an elegant city with its wide, tree-lined boulevards and graceful architecture. Milan is a city full of contradictions, ancient and modern, trends and counter trends, fashion and underground, middle class and working class, but…
Montpellier is the capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon region, with an estimated 250,000 inhabitants, and is an exciting, vibrant and animated city with a young university population.
Moscow, Russia, Russia
Moscow is the capital of the Russian Federation. A truly iconic, global city, Moscow has played a central role in the development of the Russian state and indeed the world. For many, the sight of the Kremlin complex in the center of the city is still loaded with symbolism and history.
This is an area of England that has the most beautiful coastline and inland lakes and yet it is one of the least populated. There are excellent train services to London which is about two hours away.
We think that Oxford is the ideal place to come and study English. It has a worldwide reputation for learning and Oxford university is consistently ranked in the top five global universities.
Paris, France's capital, is a major European city and has the reputation of being the most beautiful and romantic of all cities, brimming with historic associations and remaining vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Portugal has the oldest borders in Europe, with an exceptional range of different landscapes just a short distance away, lots of leisure activities and a unique cultural heritage, where tradition and modernity blend together in perfect harmony. Its superb cuisine, fine wines and hospitable people make this a tourist…
A heady mix of haunting sights, inspiring art and vibrant street life, Italy's Eternal City of Rome is one of the world's most popular and beautiful capitals.
Not much more than an hour away by train from Madrid, you will find the beautiful city of Salamanca. Salamanca is known as Spain's "Golden City," and is home to the world's 5th oldest university and a wealth of historical buildings.
San Francisco, USA
We think San Francisco has so much to offer. Not least the warm welcome you are guaranteed as a visitor wherever you go in San Francisco. It speaks volumes for this great city. It is a perfect city for students – vibrant, electric, sunny, young, and relaxed.
Shakespeare's England - Bromsgrove, UK
Bromsgrove (population: 30,000) is a medieval market town which is mentioned in the Doomsday Book and lies 18 km to the south of Birmingham, the UK’s second largest city.
St. Petersburg, Russia, Russia
Today, just over 5 million people live in the vibrant and alluring city of St Petersburg which is the pulsating heart of Russia. The cultural richness of St. Petersburg is visible at every corner; when you walk down Nevsky prospekt, you find yourself completely surrounded by history, art and culture. In the vast historical…
Is Sydney for me? What a question – The answer has to be Yes! Yes! Yes!
Friendly people, trendy city, everything within easy reach, brilliant baseball stadium, great places to eat and chill out.
Totnes, Devon, UK
Totnes is not just a typical small English town. As well as the fantastic, friendly people, the history and the relaxed atmosphere it has a vibrant restaurant and pub culture, is the centre of the Transition Town movement and is the home to many dynamic young creative people.
Valencia is Spain's third largest city and has experienced a cultural renaissance in recent years. Located on the Mediterranean coast, it has everything from pristine beaches to fascinating architecture, a world-class soccer team and a nightlife that lasts 'til dawn.
Vancouver has become a prime travel destination in recent years, and has recently been designated as one of the top travel destinations in North America.
Victoria is a jewel of a city in Western Canada. It is a wonderful place to live and study and relax and think and enjoy and be happy!
Winchester was once the capital of England, and is home to a stunning gothic Cathedral and is the burial place of Jane Austen.
Worthing, West Sussex by the Sea, England, UK
Internationally not as well known as its sister town Brighton which is only ten miles away. Worthing offers all that Brighton offers and more with a vibrant beach area an historic pier some excellent shops and eating places.
York is in the north of England, and has a long and varied history. Its inhabitants briefly resisted William the Conqueror, and afterwards the city flourished as the centre of trade and communication routes between London and Edinburgh.