English school in London: BSC London Central

From 275.- GBP
approx 314.- EUR
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Key points

  • Central location (Holborn tube station)
  • Student room equipped with state-of-the-art technology
  • Wide choice of academic programmes
  • Great mix of nationalities
  • Job Club

The school

Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Exams
Cambridge (FCE, CAE), IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC
School size
L
Accommodations
Host family, Residence, Student house
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
26 years
Nationality mix
Italy, South Korea, Switzerland, etc..
ratings
750 authentic opinions

London's West End is the city’s shopping and entertainment epicentre. Our school is right in the heart of the action, near Oxford Street, Bond Street and Baker Street tube stations, just a short walk from the calm of Hyde Park and a tube ride from the fun of Camden Town.

In the heart of the capital, BSC London Central is walking distance from two iconic spots: Covent Garden and the British Museum. The two school buildings overlook Bloomsbury Square, 5 minutes from Holborn tube station. The 12 classrooms are spacious and, during the high season, 8 additional rooms are available to welcome more international students. Teachers use interactive boards and advanced technologies to make their classes more interesting. You will love the relaxed atmosphere, the student room (with tablets and free internet access) and the covered garden, ideal for a coffee or lunch break with other students who decided, like you, to improve their language skills at this amazing school!

Our partner school also organises a “Job Club” for those students who want to work part-time during their studies. This free service will keep you updated on the labour laws in the UK and potential employers (shops, hotels, bars, etc.), and will give you customised advice on your CV.

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Use of study centre
  • Job Club
  • Learning Progress Guarantee
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Free local SIM card

Lowest prices guaranteed

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Part-Time course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 275.-
(about EUR 314.-)
Lessons
15 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-12:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
275
505
615
2
500
915
1135
3
725
1325
1655
4
950
1735
2175
6
1400
2555
3215
8
1850
3375
4255
12
2450
4715
6035
16
3250
6255
8015
24
4130
8615
11255
Extra week (24+)
170
355
465
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

Standard course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 325.-
(about EUR 371.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
325
555
665
2
600
1015
1235
3
875
1475
1805
4
1150
1935
2375
6
1700
2855
3515
8
2250
3775
4655
12
3050
5315
6635
16
4050
7055
8815
24
5330
9815
12455
Extra week (24+)
220
405
515
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

Semi-intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 355.-
(about EUR 405.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
355
585
695
2
660
1075
1295
3
965
1565
1895
4
1270
2055
2495
6
1880
3035
3695
8
2490
4015
4895
12
3410
5675
6995
16
4530
7535
9295
24
5930
10415
13055
Extra week (24+)
245
430
540
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

Intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 385.-
(about EUR 439.-)
Lessons
30 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (Mon-Thu)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
385
615
725
2
720
1135
1355
3
1055
1655
1985
4
1390
2175
2615
6
2060
3215
3875
8
2730
4255
5135
12
3770
6035
7355
16
5010
8015
9775
24
6530
11015
13655
Extra week (24+)
270
455
565
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

Business course 25

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 355.-
(about EUR 405.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
(20 general + 5 business)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
355
585
695
2
660
1075
1295
3
965
1565
1895
4
1270
2055
2495
6
1880
3035
3695
8
2490
4015
4895
12
3410
5675
6995
Extra week (12+)
280
465
575
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

Business course 30

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 385.-
(about EUR 439.-)
Lessons
30 of 50 minutes
(25 general + 5 business)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (Mon-Thu)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
385
615
725
2
720
1135
1355
3
1055
1655
1985
4
1390
2175
2615
6
2060
3215
3875
8
2730
4255
5135
12
3770
6035
7355
Extra week (12+)
310
495
605
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (FCE) 25 lessons/week

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 4 / 6 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1310.-
(about EUR 1494.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 / 6 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
4
1310
2095
2535
6
1920
3075
3735
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 4 wk
02.07 / 30.07.2018
Starting dates 6 wk
05.02 / 09.04 / 01.10.2018
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (CAE) 25 lessons/week

Advanced to Advanced, 4 / 6 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1310.-
(about EUR 1494.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 / 6 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
4
1310
2095
2535
6
1920
3075
3735
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 4 wk
30.07.2018
Starting dates 6 wk
05.02 / 09.04 / 15.10.2018
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (CAE) 25 lessons/week

Advanced to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1310.-
(about EUR 1494.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
+ 1 Extra week(s) of accommodation (Exams)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
4+1
1310
2280
2830
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
25.06.2018
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

IELTS course 20

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 325.-
(about EUR 371.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
(15 IELTS + 5 “speaking & listening”)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
325
555
665
2
600
1015
1235
4
1150
1935
2375
6
1700
2855
3515
8
2250
3775
4655
12
3050
5315
6635
24
5330
9815
12455
Extra week (24+)
220
405
515
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

IELTS course 25

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 355.-
(about EUR 405.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
(15 IELTS + 5 “speaking & listening” + 5 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
355
585
695
2
660
1075
1295
4
1270
2055
2495
6
1880
3035
3695
8
2490
4015
4895
12
3410
5675
6995
24
5930
10415
13055
Extra week (24+)
245
430
540
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

IELTS course 30

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 385.-
(about EUR 439.-)
Lessons
30 of 50 minutes
(15 IELTS + 5 “speaking & listening” + 10 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (Mon-Thu)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
385
615
725
2
720
1135
1355
4
1390
2175
2615
6
2060
3215
3875
8
2730
4255
5135
12
3770
6035
7355
24
6530
11015
13655
Extra week (24+)
270
455
565
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

TOEFL course

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 455.-
(about EUR 519.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes + 2 of 60 minutes one-to-one
(15 general + 5 options + 2 TOEFL one-to-one)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-12:00 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20–16:40 (2x/week) + one-to-one lessons to be specified
Not available in July/August
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
455
685
795
2
860
1275
1495
4
1670
2455
2895
6
2480
3635
4295
8
3290
4815
5695
12
4610
6875
8195
24
8450
12935
15575
Extra week (24+)
350
535
645
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

TOEFL course (Summer)

Intermediate to Advanced, 2 - 9 week(s)
2 week(s) - From GBP 720.-
(about EUR 821.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
(20 general + 5 TOEFL mini-group during July-August)
Course duration
2 - 9 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mo-Fri) + 14:20–16:40 (2x/week)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
2
720
1135
1355
4
1390
2175
2615
8
2730
4255
5135
Extra week (8+)
0
185
295
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 2 wk
02.07 / 09.07 / 16.07 / 23.07 / 30.07 / 06.08 / 13.08 / 20.08.2018
Starting dates 3 wk
02.07 / 09.07 / 16.07 / 23.07 / 30.07 / 06.08 / 13.08.2018
Starting dates 4 wk
02.07 / 09.07 / 16.07 / 23.07 / 30.07 / 06.08.2018
Starting dates 5 wk
02.07 / 09.07 / 16.07 / 23.07 / 30.07.2018
Starting dates 6 wk
02.07 / 09.07 / 16.07 / 23.07.2018
Starting dates 7 wk
02.07 / 09.07 / 16.07.2018
Starting dates 8 wk
02.07 / 09.07.2018
Starting dates 9 wk
02.07.2018
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

TOEIC course

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 455.-
(about EUR 519.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes + 2 of 60 minutes one-to-one
(15 general + 5 options + 2 TOEIC one-to-one)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-12:00 (Mo-Fri) + 14:20–16:40 (2x/week) + one-to-one lessons to be specified
Not available in July/August
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
455
685
795
2
860
1275
1495
4
1670
2455
2895
6
2480
3635
4295
8
3290
4815
5695
12
4610
6875
8195
24
8450
12935
15575
Extra week (24+)
350
535
645
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

TOEIC course (Summer)

Intermediate to Advanced, 2 - 9 week(s)
2 week(s) - From GBP 720.-
(about EUR 821.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
(20 general + 5 TOEIC mini-group during July-August)
Course duration
2 - 9 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mo-Fri) + 14:20–16:40 (2x/week)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
2
720
1135
1355
4
1390
2175
2615
8
2730
4255
5135
Extra week (8+)
0
185
295
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 2 wk
02.07 / 09.07 / 16.07 / 23.07 / 30.07 / 06.08 / 13.08 / 20.08.2018
Starting dates 3 wk
02.07 / 09.07 / 16.07 / 23.07 / 30.07 / 06.08 / 13.08.2018
Starting dates 4 wk
02.07 / 09.07 / 16.07 / 23.07 / 30.07 / 06.08.2018
Starting dates 5 wk
02.07 / 09.07 / 16.07 / 23.07 / 30.07.2018
Starting dates 6 wk
02.07 / 09.07 / 16.07 / 23.07.2018
Starting dates 7 wk
02.07 / 09.07 / 16.07.2018
Starting dates 8 wk
02.07 / 09.07.2018
Starting dates 9 wk
02.07.2018
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

English + Cooking

Intermediate to Advanced, 2 week(s)
2 week(s) - From GBP 900.-
(about EUR 1027.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes + 6 of 60 minutes
(20 general + 6 cooking)
Course duration
2 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 + cooking (3x/week)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
2
900
1315
1535
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.2   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (per lesson) 65 GBP
Private online course (min. 5 lessons/week) (per lesson)
The online course is available 6 weeks prior to course start
40 GBP
Internship placement fee (4-24 weeks) 495 GBP
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (FCE, CAE) 170 GBP
IELTS exam fee (to be paid on site) 160 GBP
Exam fees to be paid online, http://www.ets.org/toefl (approximately) 135 GBP
Placement fee (under 18 y.o.) (Supplement) 30 GBP
Accommodation deposit (to be paid on site) (Student House / Residence)
Credit card details or deposit paid with cash
150 GBP
Extra night with host family 26 GBP
Extra night with host family, private bathroom 39 GBP
Extra night in a Student House 28 GBP
Additional night compulsory (FCE: 19.05, 10.11.2018 CAE: 17.03, 19.05, 24.11.2018)
Holiday retention fee (accommodation)
Host family: 50% of the standard weekly price Student House / Residence: 100% of the standard weekly price
Supplement (Arrival / departure from 10pm to 8am. - Arrival possible until 11pm) 30 GBP
Supplement (per wk.) (Special diet) 28 GBP
Christmas with the host family (23.12-29.12.2018) 60 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Heathrow) 125 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Gatwick) 125 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Stansted, Luton) 125 GBP
Train station transfer (St. Pancras) 95 GBP

Other accommodation options

Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom) (18+)
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom) (Liberty Plaza)
Student house, single room, no meals (Zone 3)

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.2/5
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95% of students recommending this school

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750 students gave their opinion about this school

22 years old - Italy
/ 5
4 weeks, April – May 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
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33 years old - Italy
/ 5
8 weeks, March – April 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
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18 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
1 week, April 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
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21 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Toutes les personnes travaillant à l’ecole sont très gentilles et toujours là pour aider les élèves dans n’importe quelle situation. L’ambiance de l’école est très amicale, rien de mieux pour se sentir à l’aise rapidement! Ray a été un professeur excellent! J’ai pu évolué très rapidement (commencer en B1 et finit en B2 et C1 à l’écrit)! Il sait booster ses élèves et les garder à l’écoute ! On ne s’ennuie pas en cours.
6 weeks, March – April 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
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« Oui, énormément ! J’ai rapidement pu prendre confiance pour parler anglais, j’ai aussi beaucoup évolué en grammaire. »
Top tips
« La Boat party. »
19 years old - Sweden
/ 5
9 weeks, March – May 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
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« - Jätte fin och mysig byggnad- låg mycket centralt, lätt att ta sig till- lagom stora klasser- mycket bra sätt att träffa människor från andra nationaliteter - lärarna var mycket engagerade och positiva »
25 years old - Italy
/ 5
2 weeks, April 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.7 / 5) (Residence)
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19 years old - France
/ 5
1 week, April 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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20 years old - France
/ 5
Très belle ville, avec une multitude d’activités à faire Équipe pédagogique de l’école à l’écoute et sympa L’ecole est en partenariat avec pas mal d’evenement De la ville
4 weeks, March – April 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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« Oui je pense avoir fait des progrès à l’ecole et en dehors »
School highlights
« Petite école avec beaucoup d’étudiants qui vient des quatres coins du monde, très belles rencontres »
Top tips
« Les parcs de Londres sont magnifiques »
21 years old - Belgium
/ 5
2 weeks, March – April 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Accommodation (3.7 / 5) (Shared apartment)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Oui! Ce n'est pas la durée du séjour qui est importante, mais c'est la manière dont vous profitiez! »
23 years old - Italy
/ 5
2 weeks, March 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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School highlights
« Ho avuto la fortuna di avere due professori (nel corso delle mie 2 settimane all'interno della Bsc) molto dinamici e preparati, in grado di ottenere attenzione e partecipazione dalla classe. Le lezioni erano molto interattive e non si arenavano troppo sui libri e questo garantiva uno svolgimento rapido e fruttuoso. »

Testimonials

Federico Mercurio
Federico Mercurio
BSC, London Central
Duration: 20 weeks

Having an experience like mine allows you to learn English in an incredible atmosphere. First of all, London is a really huge and cosmopolitan city where you can have anything you want at any time! This city offers a lot of attractions like museums, art galleries, nightclubs and of course, for those who are "shopaholics", a lot of shopping streets. Secondly, the school is in the centre of London, about 5 minutes by foot from the tube station. It's where you spend a lot of time and it's where you meet people from everywhere and create good friendships with them.

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Florian Saint-Genes
Florian Saint-Genes
BSC, London Central
Duration: 24 weeks

My stay at British Study Centres really opened my mind because of the different countries represented.The lessons are well organised, there is a good atmosphere and the teachers are very kind.

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Magaly Mendes
Magaly Mendes
BSCLondon Central
Duration: 24 weeks

My name is Magaly, I’m Portuguese and I come from Switzerland. I’ve been studying English for six months and I have to say that it was an amazing experience. After the precious advice of ESL, I have decided to go to London to improve my English and it was the best decision I ever took. London is a wonderful city where I enjoyed my time and where I felt like at home even if in the beginning I felt little homesick. British Study Centres is the best school where I could go to improve my English. All of my teachers were very experienced so I found it very easy to pick up English, and the staff was really nice and helpful when I arrived there without knowing a lot about English. Today, I can say that I’ve improved my English, I’ve met a lot of amazing people and that it was on of the best experience of my life. Thanks to BSC and of course ESL!

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Host family
Host families are carefully selected by BSC London language school. They all live near a tube or train station, usually in zone 3 or 4, but sometimes in zone 5. You will stay in a single or twin bedroom (if you are travelling with somebody else) and will have the choice of half-board (breakfast and dinner), breakfast only or access to the kitchen to prepare your own meals. Bed linen is provided, but please bring your own towels. To reach the school, please allow about 45 minutes by bus, train or tube.

The Collective residence (from 18 years)
Stay in a student residence with all kinds of facilities! About 40 minutes from the school by public transport, you’ll sleep in a modern, single room with private bathroom, bed linen, a desk, chair, storage space and free Wi-Fi. You’ll even have a private, fully equipped kitchenette! Enjoy the gym, sauna, library and the garden while relaxing and socialising with other students. A coin-operated laundry room is available onsite, as well as 24/7 security service.

Liberty Plaza residence (from 18 years)
Located a few minutes' walk from Aldgate and Tower Hill underground stations in zone 1 and 30 minutes from the school by public transport, the residence provides easy access to all areas of central London. Close to the residence you will find the vibrant area of Shoreditch and its shops, markets, restaurants and bars. All rooms are modern, with your own private bathroom and free internet access. In addition, there are excellent shared common rooms and kitchen facilities for you to cook meals. A great place to socialise with the other international guests, the common room area is complete with Wi-Fi, study booths, comfortable sofas, a large widescreen television, Sky TV, DVD-player and games consoles. Other facilities include a free on-site gym and fitness studio as well as music practice rooms.

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Student house (from 18 years)
This option allows several students from the school to share accommodation during their stay. Staying in your own room, you share the common areas and facilities (kitchen, bathroom, etc.) with the other students. Wi-Fi is free. The student houses are located in zone 3 of central London, around 35 minutes from the language school by public transport.

Liberty Plaza Residence

General information

Liberty Plaza is located in East London in travel zone 1, providing easy access to central London and the school. Aldgate East, Aldgate and Tower Hill underground stations are all just a few minutes walk from residence. Close by you will find the vibrant area of Shoreditch and Brick Lane which offers a variety of shops, markets, galleries, restaurants and bars.

School distance

Door-to-door travel time:
30 minutes
Means of transportation:
Underground
Average public transport cost:
weekly travelcard zones 1-2 ~31 GBP / monthly travelcard zones 1-2 ~121 GBP
Walking distance to public transport:
4 minutes

Walking Distance

Supermarket:
1 minute
Coffee shops:
1 minute
Restaurants:
1 minute
Shops:
10 minutes
Pharmacy:
6 minutes

Availability

All year round
Minimum age : 18+

Arrival and departure

Check-in / Check-out
Saturday from 2:00 pm
Saturday until 10:00 am
Flexible check in/check out
Entry card (building) 1
Key (building)
Code (building)
Staff on-site 24h 1
Deposit

Meals

Use of kitchen 1
Meal-plan

Facilities

Reception desk 1
Smoking area
Cafeteria
Shared kitchen 1
Oven 1
Microwave 1
Cutlery available 1
Vending machine 1
Laundry
Students have to get a laundry card, which costs 5 GBP and has a 3,50 GBP credit. Each wash costs 2.50 GBP and 1 GBP for the dryer. Students are responsible for buying their washing liquid.
1
Common area/lounge 1
Wi-Fi internet access 1
Cable internet access
TV in common room 1
DVD-player in common room 1
Balcony/terrace
Garden
Courtyard
1
BBQ area
Wheelchair accessible
some rooms outside our commitment are accessible but on request only
Parking (cars)
Parking (bicycles) 1
Swimming pool
Gym
Free access
1

Room types and facilities

Single
45 rooms
min.: 14 m2/ max.: 15 m2
1
Air conditioning 1
Heating 1
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided 1
Bed sheets provided 1
Towels provided
Toilet paper
only one roll provided upon arrival
Ensuite toilet 1
Ensuite shower 1
Wash basin 1
Shared toilets
Shared showers
Cleaning
Weekly
1
Desk 1
Wardrobe 1
Cooking facilities
Microwave
TV 1
Wi-Fi internet access 1
Cable internet access
Floor
Wood
1
Balcony
Safe deposit box
Room key provided 1

Whatever you want in life, you can find in London. Do you want great shopping? You can enjoy some of the best in the world. Sports facilities? Use those built for the 2012 Summer Olympics (or a whole range of others). Cultural activities? Visit world-class museums for free, catch a famous band or just soak up the energy of the streets. The school organises activities to help you make the most out of your time in the city and to meet your fellow students. A cinema night, a visit to the Parliament, a cruise on the Thames or a tour at the BBC studios – enjoy all these opportunities to visit the city with your new friends! And during the weekend, we recommend you go on an excursion to Bath, Stonehenge, Cambridge or Oxford.

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ESL - Language Studies International (LSI)
ESL – Language Studies abroad guarantees the best prices on the Swiss market ! Any price difference will be refunded 100%.
Special offers
Save on your language stay in the United Kingdom

Save on your language stay in the United Kingdom

Book a course of 3 weeks or more plus accommodation in residence at our BSC partner schools and take advantage of this offer:

- Get a GBP 100 discount. 

Offer valid for the following destinations: 
BSC Brighton
BSC Oxford
BSC London Central
BSC London Hampstead
BSC Manchester
BSC York
BSC Edinburgh

Conditions: 
- Offer valid for all new bookings received before 15.08.2018 for any combination of course plus residence.
- Minimum stay: 3 weeks.

To find out more or to take advantage of this offer, please get in touch with our customer service team.

Published on 23.05.2018

5 reasons to choose ESL - Language Studies Abroad

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  2. ESL – Language studies abroad is Europe's Star Agency  

    ESL – Language studies abroad won Star Agency Western Europe for the fifth time at the 2016 ST Star Awards. 

  3. Best price guarantee 

    If you find our programmes cheaper with another language travel agency, you will be refunded 100% of the price difference.

  4. Free and personalised service 

    We offer you free and personal advice before, during and after your language course abroad.

  5. Customer satisfaction 

    In 2017, 96% of our students would recommend ESL – Language studies abroad to their friends and relatives. 

  6. Certified quality 

    ESL – Language studies abroad is accredited by quality control bodies in the tourism and education industries.