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Quick facts

Location: London South Bank University/p>

Dates available: 25 Jun–13 Aug

Ages: 13–17 Juniors / 18–21 adults

Accommodation: Single room with en-suite

Emergency Number: +44 7771 845978

Our centre is located on the campus of South Bank University close to the river Thames, London Bridge and London Eye. This is the ultimate location for students who wants to explore the city of London as much as possible.
The campus has comfortable single en-suite rooms in halls of residence a short walk from the main University building with teaching facilities and canteen.


  • Students stay at McLaren House residence in single en-suite rooms arranged in flats of 5, 8 or 10 students in each
  • Communal space in each flat
  • Room furniture includes a wardrobe, desk and chair
  • Rooms cleaned weekly
  • Laundry available in the residence building
  • Meals are served in a large self-service dining hall
  • Large communal space on the ground floor with reading corners, board games, ping pong table and foosball table
  • Wi-Fi available throughout
  • A deposit of £40 or €50 is required upon arrival and replacement of lost key is £190. Replacement of a university access card is £10

Dining & facilities

Meals are served in large self-service dining hall (spread across 2 floors) in the main University building, in the LSBU HUB.



Continental including juice, tea or coffee, toast, cereal and fruit.



2 courses, 3 options including a vegetarian option.

Evening Meal

2 courses, 3 options including a vegetarian option.


  • Indoor multi-purpose sports hall available once a week
  • Local park used for games and activities
  • Laundry is available in the block C, washing is £2.50 and drying is £1.30 per load


  • Taught by friendly and professional English teachers
  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week – 3 hours per morning or afternoon, 5 days per week
  • Placement test on first weekday to ensure students in appropriate level
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Maximum 17 students per class
  • Modern classrooms with projectors and teacher internet access to use online resources
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and a certificate



Students will be welcomed upon arrival at McLaren House where they will register and get their room keys so that they can check-in to their rooms.


On the first evening there will be a welcome activity which is designed to ensure students have the opportunity to meet staff and other students and get to know more about the campus, its facilities and useful information which will help them during their stay.


Activities are organised on days when there are no trips and during evenings, these activities take place either on-site or near 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 disco, karaoke and film nights

Excursions and Trips

Half-day Trips

Our students get to explore exciting places around London every weekday, they visit places such as: The British Museum, the Imperial War Museum, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower of London, Oxford street shopping and The National Gallery.

Full-day Excursions

Brighton: Enjoy this vibrant popular seaside city 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 and visit King’s College


Thorpe Park: enjoy extreme rides and attractions at this popular theme park

Windsor Castle: Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world. It has been the family home of British kings and queens for almost 1,000 years and is today one of the official residences of His Majesty The King.

Oxford: explore this iconic University city and visit the famous Christ Church college

London evening activity: Bowling, cinema, musical, The London Eye experience and Madame Tussauds

3 Week Sample Programmes


Each 14 night stay will include a total of 10 local accompanied visits to London with visits/activities and 2 full-day excursions to other major cities such as Cambridge, Brighton and Canterbury. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport.Students may have lessons either in the morning or in the afternoon in week 1, alternating weekly after that.

The programme is for illustrative purposes only and is subject to amendments or alterations.