London Greenwich,
Ravensbourne

A well-equipped homestay summer centre located in the London suburbs with excellent transport links into Central London.

Ravensbourne Summer School, London

Courses available at this centre:

Why choose this centre?

  • Homestay accommodation
  • Right next to the famous O2 Arena
  • Just 16 minutes from Westminster on the Jubilee Line
  • Only 3 minutes from Canary Wharf and its impressive skyscrapers, shopping area and cafes
  • Excursions to famous locations Cambridge and Brighton

Wednesday arrival and departure day (2017)

Ideally located in the picturesque and world-famous Royal Borough of Greenwich in South East London, our Ravensbourne summer school is the perfect place for senior students to spend their summer.

Our Summer school in Greenwich is located at the modern Ravensbourne University, which is next to one of Europe’s unique entertainment arenas, the O2, and is less than 20 minutes away from Central London. Ravensbourne University’s extremely modern and striking building coupled with our quality and engaging tuition programme, will help the students to make the most out of their stay.

Students staying at this summer school will spend alternate days exploring the best sights of London on our Discover London activity programme. They will get to see iconic sights such as the Tower of London, Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, and will get to visit famous attractions including the British Museum, The National Gallery and Greenwich Maritime Museum.

  • What's included
  • Centre details
  • Accommodation
  • Location
  • Programme
  • Gallery
  • Fees

What's included in the fee?

A typical 2 week standard package includes:

  • Full board accommodation with a homestay host
  • General English course (30 hours over two weeks)
  • Travelcard
  • Discover London Programme
  • Full day excursion to Brighton
  • Full day excursion to Cambridge
  • Entrance to the London Eye and a Thames River Cruise 
  • Entrance to Madame Tussauds
  • End of course certificate

Centre details

Facilities

  • Common area
  • Games area
  • Cafeteria

Twin’s English summer school is located at Ravensbourne University, right in the heart of the Greenwich Peninsula and next to the O2. This centre offers excellent transport links as it is on the same site as North Greenwich underground station which is also served by a number of London buses.

This location is ideal, as students will be able to easily access all the fun and excitement, open green spaces, shops and restaurants that are available locally, but they will also be able to reach Central London in under 20 minutes, the famous Canary Wharf in five minutes and the transport hub of Waterloo in 15 minutes.

The school is based in a brand new building, which won the prestigious RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) award for most innovative higher education building in London in 2011. Our English summer school offers a fantastic learning environment, modern facilities and bright, spacious classrooms.

Students will have access to all of the University’s great facilities, such as a games area and common rooms, which are perfect for relaxing and socialising with friends, a modern study zone and a large cafeteria.

Accommodation

Whilst visiting Twin’s English summer school students will stay with carefully selected and trusted homestay hosts. This will give them the perfect chance to experience British culture and daily life in a typical British household, as well as the opportunity to practise their English every day. Twin carefully select hosts based on the safe living environment that they offer and their experience in welcoming international students, knowing how to help them settle in and feel comfortable. By staying with one of our homestays, students’ English skills will improve and they will leave with a varied experience of what life is like in the UK.

Location map

Nearest cities:
Canterbury – 1hour
Cambridge – 1hour 30mins
Brighton - 1 hour 30 mins
Oxford – 1hour 30mins
Nearest airports:
London Gatwick - 50 mins
London Heathrow - 1 hour
London Luton - 1 hour 10 mins
London Stansted - 45 mins

 

Students will have the opportunity to make new friends with people from all over the world by attending events on our activity programme, made up of exciting activities and excursions to top locations and attractions. Typical activities at our Greenwich summer centre includes discos, walking tours to see famous sights in Central London, and movie nights.

There is the chance to visit some fantastic famous attractions in London, including the Tower of London, the National Gallery, Tate Modern, the British Museum and the Science Museum. Those completing a typical two week programme with us will be able to spend one full day in Cambridge and Brighton. Cambridge is a beautiful city in the countryside renowned for the top education its University provides, and Brighton is a vibrant and modern seaside city.

Sample Programme

Week 1

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
Wednesday Arrivals and Meet & Greet Free time with homestay
Thursday Testing/English lessons Bingo Disco
Friday Walking Tour A: Westminster & Royal London including entrance to the London Eye and a Thames River Cruise Paper Fashion Show Free time with homestay
Saturday Full-day excursion to Cambridge with entrance to King's College Free time with homestay
Sunday Free time with homestay or optional excursion Free time with homestay
Monday English lessons Picture Hunt Free time with homestay
Tuesday Walking Tour B: Exploring the Southbank Instagram Competition Movie Night

Week 2

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
Wednesday English lessons Scavenger Hunt Free time with homestay
Thursday Walking Tour C: Maritime London British Quiz Twin's Got Talent
Friday English lessons Crazy Games Free time with homestay
Saturday Full-day excursion to Brighton with entrance to the Royal Pavilion Free time with homestay
Sunday Free time with homestay or optional excursion Free time with homestay
Monday Walking Tour D: The West End Experience and entrance to Madame Tussauds Drama Workshop Free time with homestay
Tuesday English lessons Board Games Disco
 

UK (all prices in GBP per person)

  
Discover London Programme £591 /wk
Extra Night Homestay £40
Airport Transfer Supplement - Unaccompanied Minor Service £50

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Dates: 12/07 - 16/08

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