English school in London: BSC London Central

From 300.- GBP
approx 337.- 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
25 years
Nationality mix
Italy, South Korea, Switzerland, etc..
ratings
869 authentic opinions

In the heart of London, our partner school is a stone's throw away from Covent Garden. The two school buildings overlook Bloomsbury Square, five minutes from Holborn station. The 12 classrooms are spacious, and during high season eight additional rooms are available to welcome more international students. Teachers use interactive boards and advanced technologies to make their classes more interesting. You'll love the relaxed atmosphere, the student room (with tablets and free Wi-Fi) and the covered garden, ideal for a coffee or lunch break with your fellow students. Don't miss the free Job Club if you want to work part-time during your studies for updates on labour laws in the UK, job offers (shops, hotels, bars, etc.) and help out with 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 300.-
(about EUR 338.-)
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

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
1
300
540
530
2
550
985
965
3
800
1430
1400
4
1050
1875
1835
6
1550
2765
2705
8
2050
3655
3575
12
2750
5135
5015
16
3650
6815
6655
24
5090
9815
9575
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Standard course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 350.-
(about EUR 394.-)
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

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
1
350
590
580
2
650
1085
1065
3
950
1580
1550
4
1250
2075
2035
6
1850
3065
3005
8
2450
4055
3975
12
3350
5735
5615
16
4450
7615
7455
24
5930
10655
10415
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Semi-intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 390.-
(about EUR 439.-)
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)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
1
390
630
620
2
730
1165
1145
3
1070
1700
1670
4
1410
2235
2195
6
2090
3305
3245
8
2770
4375
4295
12
3830
6215
6095
16
5090
8255
8095
24
6770
11495
11255
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 430.-
(about EUR 484.-)
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)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
1
430
670
660
2
810
1245
1225
3
1190
1820
1790
4
1570
2395
2355
6
2330
3545
3485
8
3090
4695
4615
12
4310
6695
6575
16
5730
8895
8735
24
7610
12335
12095
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Business course 25

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 390.-
(about EUR 439.-)
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)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
1
390
630
620
2
730
1165
1145
3
1070
1700
1670
4
1410
2235
2195
6
2090
3305
3245
8
2770
4375
4295
12
3830
6215
6095
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Business course 30

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 430.-
(about EUR 484.-)
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)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
1
430
670
660
2
810
1245
1225
3
1190
1820
1790
4
1570
2395
2355
6
2330
3545
3485
8
3090
4695
4615
12
4310
6695
6575
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Cambridge course (FCE) 25 lessons/week

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 4 / 6 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1455.-
(about EUR 1637.-)
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)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
4
1455
2280
2240
6
2135
3350
3290
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 4 wk
01.07 / 29.07.2019
Starting dates 6 wk
04.02 / 08.04 / 04.11.2019
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Cambridge course (CAE) 25 lessons/week

Advanced to Advanced, 4 / 6 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1455.-
(about EUR 1637.-)
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)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
4
1455
2280
2240
6
2135
3350
3290
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 4 wk
29.07.2019
Starting dates 6 wk
04.02 / 08.04 / 04.11.2019
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Cambridge course (CAE) 25 lessons/week

Advanced to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1455.-
(about EUR 1637.-)
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)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
4+1
1455
2475
2425
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
24.06.2019
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

IELTS course 20

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 350.-
(about EUR 394.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
(15 IELTS + 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

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
1
350
590
580
2
650
1085
1065
4
1250
2075
2035
6
1850
3065
3005
8
2450
4055
3975
12
3350
5735
5615
24
5930
10655
10415
Extra week (24+)
245
440
430
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

IELTS course 25

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 390.-
(about EUR 439.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
(15 IELTS + 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 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
1
390
630
620
2
730
1165
1145
4
1410
2235
2195
6
2090
3305
3245
8
2770
4375
4295
12
3830
6215
6095
24
6770
11495
11255
Extra week (24+)
280
475
465
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

IELTS course 30

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 430.-
(about EUR 484.-)
Lessons
30 of 50 minutes
(15 IELTS + 15 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)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
1
430
670
660
2
810
1245
1225
4
1570
2395
2355
6
2330
3545
3485
8
3090
4695
4615
12
4310
6695
6575
24
7610
12335
12095
Extra week (24+)
315
510
500
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

TOEFL course

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 480.-
(about EUR 540.-)
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

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Not available in July/August
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
1
480
720
710
2
910
1345
1325
4
1770
2595
2555
6
2630
3845
3785
8
3490
5095
5015
12
4910
7295
7175
24
9050
13775
13535
Extra week (24+)
375
570
560
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

TOEFL course (Summer)

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 9 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 440.-
(about EUR 495.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
(20 general + 5 TOEFL mini-group during July-August)
Course duration
1 - 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)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Available from 01.07 until 30.08.2019
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
2
830
1265
1245
4
1610
2435
2395
8
3170
4775
4695
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
01.07 / 08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07 / 29.07 / 05.08 / 12.08 / 19.08 / 27.08.2019
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

TOEIC course

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 480.-
(about EUR 540.-)
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

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Not available in July/August
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
1
480
720
710
2
910
1345
1325
4
1770
2595
2555
6
2630
3845
3785
8
3490
5095
5015
12
4910
7295
7175
24
9050
13775
13535
Extra week (24+)
375
570
560
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

TOEIC course (Summer)

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 9 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 440.-
(about EUR 495.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
(20 general + 5 TOEIC mini-group during July-August)
Course duration
1 - 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)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Available from 01.07 until 30.08.2019
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
2
830
1265
1245
4
1610
2435
2395
8
3170
4775
4695
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
01.07 / 08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07 / 29.07 / 05.08 / 12.08 / 19.08 / 27.08.2019
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

English + Cooking

Intermediate to Advanced, 2 week(s)
2 week(s) - From GBP 950.-
(about EUR 1069.-)
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
18 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 + cooking (3x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double room, no meals
2
950
1385
1365
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.18   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2019

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

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (per lesson) 75 GBP
Private online course (min. 5 lessons/week) (5 lessons)
The online course is available 6 weeks prior to course start
220 GBP
Private online course (min. 5 lessons/week) (10 lessons)
The online course is available 6 weeks prior to course start
390 GBP
Private online course (min. 5 lessons/week) (20 lessons)
The online course is available 6 weeks prior to course start
750 GBP
Private online course (min. 5 lessons/week) (30 lessons)
The online course is available 6 weeks prior to course start
1100 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) 160 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 28 GBP
Extra night with host family, private bathroom 40 GBP
Extra night in a Student House 28 GBP
Additional night compulsory (FCE: 18.05, 14.12.2019 CAE: 16.03, 18.05, 14.12.2019)
Holiday retention fee (accommodation)
Host family: 50% of the standard weekly price Student House / Residence: 100% of the standard weekly price
Supplement (Arrival after 10pm) 30 GBP
Special diet (per week) 30 GBP
Christmas with the host family (22.12-28.12.2019) 60 GBP
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Host family, 30.06-24.08.2019) 15 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Heathrow) 130 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Gatwick) 130 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Stansted) 130 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Luton) 130 GBP
Train station transfer (St. Pancras) 100 GBP

Other accommodation options

Student house, single room, no meals (Zone 2)
Student house, single room, no meals (private bathroom) (Zone 2)
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom) (Liberty Plaza, Zone 1, +18 y.o.)
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom) (The Collective, Zone 2, +18 y.o.)
Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom) (18+)

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4.2/5
Overall rating

95% of students recommending this school

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870 students gave their opinion about this school

19 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, May 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
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25 years old - Italy
/ 5
6 weeks, March – May 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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22 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Pour ceux qui sont habitués à leur petit confort, la Student House n'est peut-être pas l'idéal; mais c'est un bon moyen d'économiser un peu d'argent, et l'ambiance y est beaucoup plus chaleureuse qu'en résidence
12 weeks, February – May 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Oui je pense avoir fait de nombreux progrès. Etre obligé de parler anglais permet de dépasser la peur de faire des fautes. Une fois ce cap passé, il est beaucoup plus facile de faire des progrès. »
School highlights
« L'atmosphère très bienveillante qui y régnait (que ce soit de la part des professeurs, du personnel ou des autres élèves) »
Top tips
« Manger des fish and chips dans un pub »
19 years old - Netherlands
/ 5
1 week, April – May 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
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« De lessen en leerkrachten de sfeer en het sociale programma »
19 years old - Austria
/ 5
3 weeks, April – May 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
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18 years old - Germany
/ 5
3 weeks, March – April 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
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« Ich bin durch den Sprachreiseaufenthalt selbstbewusster geworden, insbesondere was das Englisch Sprechen angeht und habe andere Kulturen kennen gelernt. »
44 years old - France
/ 5
Très bon séjour. Merci à l'équipe ESL
2 weeks, February – March 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
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19 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Der Sprachaufenthalt in London war sehr toll!! Der Service von ESL war super. Schon an der OBA bekam ich eine kleine Beratung und man hat sich für mich Zeit genommen. Die Beratung war sehr hilfreich für mich gewesen (hatte sogar nachher einen Termin im Büro gehabt). Das war mein erster Sprachaufenthalt gewesen. Ich finde es toll, wenn die Schule soziale Programme macht. Auch die Lehrer waren der hammer. Alle waren motiviert zum lernen. Die Gastfamilie war sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit. Das Essen hat mir jeden Tag geschmeckt. London an sich ist die beste Stadt um English zu lernen (meiner Meinung nach). Jeden Tag habe ich was anderes gemacht und es wurde nie langweilig. Kleinere Städte würde ich jetzt nicht empfehlen. Nur wenn der Sprachaufenthalt kurz ist. Ab einem Monat empfehle ich Grossstädten, wie London. Wir waren alle motiviert gewesen zum Lernen. Der Unterricht hat Spass gemacht. Mit den Lehrern hatten wir eine sehr gute Beziehung gehabt. Ich kam ins Niveau B2 und bin zufrieden. Ich lernte vieles. Die Programme waren abwechslungsreich und lustig gewesen. Ich habe drei Mal teilgenommen. Natürlich habe ich andere Sachen gemacht (mit Freunden).
2 weeks, April 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja, vorallem beim reden. In der Schule durfte man nur english reden und meine Freunde waren von Holland, Taiwan, Thailand und Frankreich. Ich "musste" also die ganze Zeit english reden. Manchmal habe ich sogar auf english nachgedacht. »
School highlights
« -Soziale Programme-Motivation-Atmosphäre-Freundschaften »
35 years old - Germany
/ 5
1 week, March – April 2019
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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19 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
10 weeks, January – March 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Si, ho molta più fiducia nei miei propri mezzi. »

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 our partner school. They all live near a tube or train station, usually in zone 3 or 4, but sometimes in zone 5. You'll stay in a single or twin bedroom (if 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 bring your own towels. To reach the school, please allow about 45 minutes by bus, train or tube.

Student house (from 18 years)
Enjoy the social environement of this confortbale Student House, located in a lively area in south London (zone 2). You’ll stay in a single or twin room with shared bathroom (private bathroom available at an extra cost) , and share the kitchen and the living room with your housemates. Bed linen is provided, but not towels. Wi-Fi is available free of charge, there are coin-opearted laundry facilities and common areas are cleaned every week. The school is 35-45 minutes away by metro, while the city centre is reachable in 30 minutes. Public transports are available 24h.

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.

The Collective residence (from 18 years)
Stay in a student residence with all kinds of facilities! About 45 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 fully equipped kitchenette to share with your flatmates! 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

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.

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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) Yes
Key (building) No
Code (building) No
Staff on-site 24h Yes
Deposit No

Meals

Use of kitchen Yes
Meal-plan No

Facilities

Reception desk Yes
Smoking area No
Cafeteria No
Shared kitchen Yes
Oven Yes
Microwave Yes
Cutlery available Yes
Vending machine Yes
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.
Yes
Common area/lounge Yes
Wi-Fi internet access Yes
Cable internet access No
TV in common room Yes
DVD-player in common room Yes
Balcony/terrace No
Garden
Courtyard
Yes
BBQ area No
Wheelchair accessible
some rooms outside our commitment are accessible but on request only
No
Parking (cars) No
Parking (bicycles) Yes
Swimming pool No
Gym
Free access
Yes

Room types and facilities

Single
45 rooms
min.: 14 m2/ max.: 15 m2
Yes
Air conditioning Yes
Heating Yes
Smoking No
Duvet and pillow provided Yes
Bed sheets provided Yes
Towels provided No
Toilet paper
only one roll provided upon arrival
No
Ensuite toilet Yes
Ensuite shower Yes
Wash basin Yes
Shared toilets No
Shared showers No
Cleaning
Once a week, on Monday
Yes
Desk Yes
Wardrobe Yes
Cooking facilities No
Microwave No
TV Yes
Wi-Fi internet access Yes
Cable internet access No
Floor
Wood
Yes
Balcony No
Safe deposit box No
Room key provided Yes

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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