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Through our partnerships we offer English courses with Callan method or traditional method for all levels and also preparatory courses for IELTS or Cambridge certifications in addition to English courses with a focus on business or conversation. We also offer higher education courses or vocational training in different careers such as business administration, marketing, accounting, food & gastronomy, fashion, interior design, financial markets, computers, graphic design and web design, theatrical interpretation, music production, sound engineering and DJs.
In the case of English courses, you can choose from one week up to 1 academic year. In the case of vocational courses, university or academic induction the periods may vary according to the curriculum of each course.
For a course to be considered full time and meet the requirements for a study visa the minimum should be 15 hours per week. If you wish to choose more hours you have the intensive courses. Students who do not need a visa have several options for courses of less than 15 hours weekly.
Before you enrol on a course your level of English will be tested at school. When you choose the school where you want to study, we are able to send you a test by email where your English level will be measured.
Usually the minimum required level is upper-intermediate, but if you're not yet at this level the school offers a preparatory program to be attended before the start of your classes.
Yes, you can. Just contact us to check the school availability. For students who need a visa, this can be limited to the period of validity of their visa.
Yes, English courses start every Monday, except when the Monday in question coincides with a bank holiday in the UK. For other types of courses each course has a different starting date and you will be informed when registering.
The minimum age is 16 years old.
The International Language Testing System is a world-recognized test for determining your level and knowledge of English. This test is also required prior to starting higher education courses in the UK, in order to decide whether the candidate is prepared to follow the desired course. The minimum score required varies between 5.0 and 6.0 according to the University.
We offer preparatory courses for the test with varying lengths of time according to your needs.
In the Callan method the student learns the language without thinking before speaking. The process is based on conversation and repetition and promises to teach English in ¼ the time of the traditional method. They use the same logic of learning as children, who develop speech from self-reflection, repetition and assimilation of sentences spoken by parents.
The prices vary with the type of accommodation chosen and availability. To know what we have available for the period you are going to be in London, please speak to one of our consultants.
Utilities such as heating, gas, electricity, water, tax, cable TV and wireless internet are included, as well as weekly cleaning of communal areas and cleaning products.
Our residences are located in East London walking distance (5 to 10 minutes walk) to the underground station (Leytonstone - Central Line) providing access to Central London in just 12 minutes. 24 hours day and night Bus lines as well. Overground and train station are also available nearby. This is a residential area with 24-hours supermarkets, convenience stores, pharmacies, banks, pubs and restaurants.
Yes, the student must leave two week's deposit that will be returned when you leave the house, as long as you keep your accommodation in the same condition as when you entered the house.
Yes, we recommend you have a reserve fund that can keep your day to day living for at least 2 months until you manage to find a job that you can conciliate with your studies. If you have no intention of working during your stay, we suggest you have a reserve of at least £800 per month to cover costs such as accommodation, transport, food and leisure. This amount is the minimum funds provision required by the Home Office to grant a student visa.
This varies greatly from case to case and depends on factors such as level of English, the type of work sought, the candidate's experience and commitment to finding a job. Thus, some people begin to work by the end of two weeks and others take 2 months or more.
Most of the costs are for accommodation, transportation, food and leisure. We believe that around £800 per month are enough to cover these expenses.
Yes, we offer a package of services to give you a boost and an opportunity to find work. This is the JobPush package service that includes translation of your curriculum, hints on opening a bank account, the arranging of interviews and follow-up if necessary during your national insurance number request process (document required by the employer to hire) and we will help and advice on how and where to look for work. There is no 100% job guarantee because it only depends on your dedication, experience, but we give you all the kinds of tips and help you through all the steps needed to get something within your abilities.
In the UK the minimum wage varies according to age. These are the current rates: £6.19 - the 21 and over rate £4.98 - the 18-20 rate £3.68 - the 16-17 rate £2.65 - the apprentice rate A full-time employee works 40 hours a week and at half period the employee works 20 hours a week. Some types of study visas allow students to work 20 hours per week and no more than that. Students who do not depend on visa can work full time without any problems.