Students get ready for Christmas in the UK

As the UK's English language schools get into the festive spirit, international students are experiencing seasonal traditions, enjoying Christmas events around the UK and in some cases seeing snow for the first time! Let's see what language students have been up to this December... First up, a tour of festive decorations and a Christmas market… Continue reading Students get ready for Christmas in the UK

StudyWorld spring + fam trips | Agents are invited to London in March ’23 to meet UK schools

Agents are invited to meet UK schools at StudyWorld spring Study abroad specialists from around the world are invited to attend StudyWorld spring - a B2B event that connects study travel agencies with UK institutions. Dates: Wednesday 8 - Friday 10 March 2023 Venue: Hilton London Bankside This is a 'boutique' event, with capacity for… Continue reading StudyWorld spring + fam trips | Agents are invited to London in March ’23 to meet UK schools

Study travel agents visit schools across the UK

Fam trips celebrating 40 years of excellence in UK English language teaching 50 study abroad agents visited schools in the UK this month on fam trips organised by English UK members. The trips in early September were part of the 40th anniversary of Accreditation UK, British Council's inspection scheme for UK English language teaching centres.… Continue reading Study travel agents visit schools across the UK

5 reasons to study English in Scotland

What makes Scotland special? Scotland is home to historic cities, vibrant culture and spectacular natural scenery, which make it an exciting place to study English. Students can experience Scottish traditions and practice speaking English with friendly local people. There are 15 English language centres to choose from in Scotland, so there are plenty of course… Continue reading 5 reasons to study English in Scotland

Young learners arrive for an unforgettable summer in the UK

The UK's summer schools are excited to welcome international young learners back to their centres for summer 2022. Young learners will build confidence communicating in English and make new friends from around the world. What better way is there to spend a summer? As English language classes and activity programmes commence, let's see what young… Continue reading Young learners arrive for an unforgettable summer in the UK

It’s a great time for students to explore the UK

Canoeing in the Lake District
The UK is open and welcoming students from around the world once more. With life back to normal, it's a great time for students to improve their English language confidence while exploring a new country. Tourist attractions, bars and restaurants are all open, and the UK's English language schools are organising activity programmes and excursions… Continue reading It’s a great time for students to explore the UK

UK ends all Covid travel requirements for arriving passengers

Isle of Skye, Scotland
On Friday 18 March, the UK's remaining Covid travel rules ended. There are now no Covid travel requirements for passengers arriving to the UK. It's easy to travel from anywhere in the world to start an English language course. Since 4am on Friday 18 March: - No Covid tests required on arrival - No quarantine… Continue reading UK ends all Covid travel requirements for arriving passengers

Good news for students as UK travel rules reduce

Published 11 February 2022 It's great news for anyone who wants to learn English in the UK: travel rules reduced today making it easier for students to arrive. For most international visitors, the only requirement is to fill in the simplified passenger locator form before travel. English language schools are open and planning ahead for an… Continue reading Good news for students as UK travel rules reduce