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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:

New for 2020! 

We now offer a Discover London Day Camp programme! Students who enroll for the day camp programme will join us from 9am to 6pm for tuition, activities and a packed lunch. The Day Camp programme starts on Mondays and runs for 2 weeks. 

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

Sunday arrival and departure day 

Our Ravensbourne summer school is the perfect place for older students to spend their summer. Situated in the renowned Royal Borough of Greenwich in South East London, Ravensbourne University is right next to the O2 Arena and is less than 20 minutes away from Central London. The strikingly modern university building was the winner of 2011’s British Construction Industry Award. Offering the perfect combination of our engaging tuition programme and exciting walking tours, students will be able to make the most of their stay in the UK.

Students who choose this summer programme will be able to experience the sights and sounds of London on our Discover London activity programme which includes four tours showcasing the history, museums, parks and landmarks of the capital. Students will see many sights and attractions such as Tower of London, Greenwich Maritime Museum and The National Gallery.

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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 Thames River Cruise 
  • Entrance to Madame Tussauds
  • End of course certificate

Centre details


  • Common area
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafeteria

Right at the heart of the Greenwich Peninsula next to the O2 Arena is Twin’s English Summer School based at Ravensbourne University. The centre is right next to North Greenwich underground station on the Jubilee line, which is also served by a number of London buses.

Students will be in the perfect position to easily access all of the shops, restaurants and open green spaces that are locally available as well as travel into Central London in less than 20 minutes, taking only five minutes to Canary Wharf and 15 minutes to Waterloo.

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.


Students staying at our Ravensbourne Summer Centre will stay with trusted and carefully selected homestay hosts or in a homestay provided by our of our partner organisers, giving them the perfect chance to experience British culture and daily life in a typical British household. This also gives them the opportunity to practise their English outside the classroom. Students will usually share a room, giving them the perfect opportunity to make new friends! At Twin, we carefully select our hosts based on the welcoming and safe living environment they provide and their experience in welcoming students from overseas, knowing that they will make the students feel comfortable and help them settle in. Students will leave the UK at the end of their summer programme with a varied experience and a greater understanding of life in the UK.  



Location map

Nearest cities:
Canterbury – 1 hour 15 mins
Cambridge – 1 hour 40mins
Brighton - 1 hour 40 mins
Nearest airports:
London Gatwick - 1 hour
London Heathrow - 1 hour 30 mins
London Stansted - 1 hour 10 mins


The Discover London programme is unique to our Ravensbourne Centre and provides students with a chance to connect and make friends with other young people from all over the world. Our social activity programme is made up of exciting and engaging activities including discos, movie nights and walking tours, it also includes excursions to some of the country’s most popular and recognisable attractions such as Tate Modern and the British Museum.                                                                         

Those completing a typical two week programme with us will be able to spend one full day in Cambridge, a beautiful city in the countryside renowned for the top education its University provides, and one full day in Brighton, a very vibrant and modern seaside city. The programme follows a zig-zag pattern and includes five full-day London walking tours. Depending on the start date - students' fist day may be an excursion.  

Sample Programme

Week 1

Morning Afternoon Evening
Arrivals and Meet & Greet | Testing and Induction
Free time with homestay host
English lessons Newspaper fashion show Free time with homestay host
Walking Tour A: Westminster & Royal London Free time with homestay host
English lessons Social games Free time with homestay host
Walking Tour B: Exploring the Southbank Free time with homestay host
English lessons Building competion Free time with homestay host
Full-day excursion to Brighton with entrance to the Brighton Pavilion Free time with homestay host

Week 2

Morning Afternoon Evening

Free day with homestay or optional excursion
Walking Tour C: Maritime London Free time with homestay
English lessons Picture hunt Free time with homestay
Walking Tour D: The West End Experience and entrance to Madame Tussauds Free time with homestay
English lessons Quiz night Free time with homestay
Walking Tour E: British Museum and Regeant Street Free time with homestay
Full-day excursion to Cambridge with entrance to a noted college Free time with homestay

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Ages: 12 - 18

Dates: 05/07 - 16/08

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