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A modern university setting in Ireland's oldest city, on the coast in the sunny southeast.

Why choose our Waterford summer centre?

  • Convenient city centre location
  • Excellent sports facillities including football pitches, indoor hall, running track, and green spaces 
  • Close to beautiful ancient coastline
  • Ancient city location, more than 1000 years old
  • Home of the world famous Waterford Crystal 

Our Waterford Programme is run at South East Technological University, in the “Sunny South East” of Ireland. Waterford is a charming and compact city with a reputation for cleanliness and safety.

Our summer school is based at the Waterford campus of South East Technological University (SETU). Waterford is the oldest city in Ireland and students can explore to experience the rich culture. 

Waterford is moderately sized and placed at the edge of the city centre to allow students great access to the coast, the countryside and the city. Students who wish to see the iconic landmarks of Dublin and Cork only have to travel two to three hours away. 

*Price refers to Bronze package. For all other package prices and additions please refer to the 2024 rate card, available here.

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

This centre has Bronze and Platinum packages. The Bronze package price starts from £1130 p/w

See more about what packages include here

 The Bronze package includes:

  • Full board residential accommodation
  • Standard English course (15 lessons per week)
  • Placement test
  • Afternoon and evening social programme
  • Access to facilities including multi-purpose sports hall, playing fields, and swimming pools
  • Half-day to Waterford treasure hunt viking triangle
  • Full-day to Dublin
  • End of course certificate

The platinum package also includes:

  • Full-day excursion to Tramore with surfing workshop included

The above include sample excursion locations and attractions, and are subject to change for other of similar value.

Centre details


  • Bright classrooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Cafe, Restaurant and Shop on campus
  • Common areas
  • Sports Hall

Twin's English summer centre at SETU Waterford is located in city centre, providing easy access to the main landmarks in the city including historical & cultural landmarks, museums and the shopping area. 


Our Waterford accommodation comprises of single en-suite bedrooms in apartments of 3 to 5 bedrooms. Bed linen and towels are provided. Each student will enjoy comfortable and private accommodation. There is 24-hour internet access and, at additional cost, self-service laundry facilities are on-site. The wide range of sports and green spaces offer a great chance for students leisure time.

Our students in Waterford have access to the SETU canteen where an Eat on Campus policy encourages healthy eating and has a wide range of fresh foods.

What to pack

Some warm clothing (for colder days and nights) 

A waterproof jacket (for rainy days)

Comfortable shoes (for walking tours and visits to the coast)

An adaptor (Europe to UK/Ireland) - for all their electronic/charging needs


Location map

Nearest cities:
Kilkenny - 45 minutes
Dublin - 2 hours 30 mins
Cork – 3 hours

Nearest airports:
Dublin - 2 hours 30 mins
Cork – 3 hours

 *Some airport transfers are subject to an additional fee

While on their course, students will have plenty of time to make friends during the daytime and evening activities. Students get the chance to take part in these activities to help break up their study. Each week students will take part in a full-day and two half-day excursions, where they will have the opportunity to practise English by speaking to their new friends. 


Sample Programme

Day  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7
  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
07:30-09:00 Arrivals Breakfast
09:00-10:45 Lessons Full-day excursion Full-day excursion Lessons
10:45-11:00 Break Break
11:00-13:00 Lessons Lessons
13:00-14:00 Lunch Lunch
14:00-15:45 Half-day excursion Activity Half-day excursion Half-day excursion
!5:45-16:00 Break
16:00-18:00 Activity
18:00-20:00 Dinner
20:00-22:00 Icebreaker games Picture Hunt Casino Night Building competition Disco Film night Scavenger hunt
22:00-23:00 Get ready for bed

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1130 €  ⁄ wk

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Ages: 12-17

Dates: 02/07-16/07

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