Central London (South Bank)

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UK Residential Summer Centre

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Overview

Our Central London Residential Summer Centre is based at London South Bank University. Enjoying a superb location right in the heart of the city, it offers modern facilities and single en suite accommodation with spectacular views of the Shard and the London Eye.

Accreditation

The Kings Summer Centre at London South Bank University is accredited by the British Council and Young Learners English UK.

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Nearest Airports

London Heathrow
London Gatwick

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Facilities

  • Single en suite bedrooms
  • New dining and classroom building
  • Indoor sports hall
  • Student social area
  • WiFi in most areas

Typical activities

Sports hall available on campus for use once per week and there is an evening activity programme on campus or around London (fully-inclusive for Summer Course students; optional for Discover London students who can book onto activities at the centre).

Courses available

Summer Course

15 hours of English lessons per week plus a full programme of sports, activities and excursions.

Duration
1–4 weeks
Start dates
26 June; 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 July; 7, 14 August 2019 (arrival/ departure on Wednesday)
End date
21 August 2019
Minimum entry level
Beginner
Age range
14–17

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Discover London

15 hours of English lessons plus weekly excursions, optional organised visits to London sights, and free time to explore the city.

Duration
1 – 4 weeks
Start dates
26 June, 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 July; 7, 14 August 2019
End date
21 August 2019
Minimum entry level
Beginner
Age range
16 – 25

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Accommodation

The student residence is 5 minutes' walk from the main classroom and dining area. It contains single rooms with private bathrooms. Rooms are arranged in flats with 5–8 rooms sharing a communal kitchen/common room area.

Meal plan

Meals are served in the on-site cafeteria. We can cater for vegetarian and other dietary requirements on request.

Summer Course: Full-board; Breakfast, hot lunch, and dinner are provided every day, with packed lunches on excursion days.

Discover London: Half-board; Breakfast and dinner are provided every day.

Typical excursions

Summer Course

Two full-day trips per week, plus daily half-day trips to major London attractions, including at least one weekly entrance fee.

Discover London 

One full-day excursion per week, with the option to buy into other trips and on-site activities on a 'pay-as-you-go' basis.

Please note: students aged 16 – 17 will have a set curfew of 22.30 and must sign in and out of centre each day after lessons.

Full-day excursions may include:

London attractions include:

Weekly travel card included for use on the London Underground and buses (zones 1 and 2) for all students.

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