Useful Information for Students

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Pre-departure guide

Before you leave for the UK to study at the Language Centre, please read this helpful guide. It contains all kinds of useful information including what to bring with you to London, safety information and what to do on your first day at the Language Centre:

You may find it useful to print this out and bring it with you on your journey.

Administration and welfare

Our administration team can help you with Oyster cards (London Underground and buses), course extensions, accommodation, bank letters and general guidance for living in London.

Our Welfare Officer can help you with any other issues, from registering with a doctor to personal problems.

Social programme

The Language Centre has a dedicated social programme, which is just for students taking English or English Plus courses. Most activities take place in the evening and take advantage of our location in central London. The programme consists of cultural trips to museums and galleries as well as trips to pubs and restaurants and much more.

The social programme changes every week, but here is a sample to give you an idea of what to expect:

For regular updates on social programme events:

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Insurance, provided by the company Endsleigh, is included in your tuition fees*. The policy starts from the moment we receive your booking and covers cancellation, medical and theft, among many other things. We hope that this will give you the security you need when coming overseas to study with us.

*Please note, this policy does not cover students on our Languages, Arts and Culture or English Language Support programmes.