Language Stay for Young Adults in London

Do you want to improve your English while discovering the iconic British capital, London? Then this stay is for you!

It is aimed at young people aged 13 to 17 and is ideally located on the campus of South Bank University, close to the Thames, London Bridge, the London Eye, Tower Bridge…

South Bank is a dynamic and trendy neighborhood at the heart of London’s cultural scene.

Between cultural visits to London’s must-see sites such as Westminster, Big Ben, Tower Bridge, Oxford Street, Covent Garden… and sports or recreational activities to relax, this stay is a must for anyone wanting to discover London while benefiting from a secure environment.

Strong points :

  • An ideal stay to discover London
  • A campus located in one of the capital’s trendy neighborhoods, South Bank
  • Close to the London Eye, Tate Modern Gallery, Tower Bridge, and many other attractions
  • Numerous cultural activities
  • Sports activities organized on-site or nearby
  • Safe and pleasant environment
  • 24/7 supervision

The courses take place on the site of the famous London South Bank University.

General information

  • 20 lessons of 45 minutes each per week, totaling 15 hours of classes per week
  • Classes take place in the morning or the afternoon.
  • All course materials are included and distributed to the students on their first day of class.
  • The classes are international: maximum 17 students per class.
  • The courses are led by qualified and experienced teachers. On the first day, a level test is conducted to form groups suited to each participant’s level.
  • The courses emphasize oral practice to develop fluency and self-confidence. Teachers ensure the participation of everyone.
  • On the last day of the program, students receive a level certificate attesting to their progress.

The program includes:

  • 6 half-days and 6 evenings per week
  • 1 full-day excursion (for stays of a minimum of 2 weeks)

Examples of activities:

  • Cultural: visits to different neighborhoods of London (Oxford Street, Covent Garden, Westminster, Notting Hill, St Paul’s…), museums (British Museum, Tate Modern, Natural History Museum…)
  • Recreational: treasure hunt, theater workshop, disco, karaoke, movie, talent show…
  • Sports: football, mini-Olympics, rounders, ping pong…

All activities are supervised by the school’s staff.

Optional activities and excursions may be offered on-site.

Here is an example of a 3-week program (typical schedule given as an example and subject to change):

Residence – McLaren House

he residence is located just a stone’s throw away from the main university building where the classes are held and where students have their meals.

  • It consists of apartments for 5, 8, or 10 students
  • Each student has an individual bedroom with an en-suite bathroom
  • The rooms are equipped with a wardrobe, a desk, and a chair
  • Each apartment has a common living room
  • A large common room is also available on the ground floor, with space for reading, board games, a ping pong table, and foosball

Meals (full board)

The meals are served in the large campus cafeteria which is on two floors:

  • Breakfast: continental with juice, coffee or tea, toast, cereals, and fruit
  • Lunch and dinner: 2 dishes to choose from among 3 options, one of which is vegetarian

Practical information:

  • Travel time to school: a very short walk (2 minutes)
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels/hand towels not provided
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Laundry (paid service): washing (£2.50), drying (£1.30)
  • 24/7 supervision

The cleaning of the rooms is done once a week, provided that the rooms are well-organized. The cleaning of the common areas is done daily.

A security deposit is to be paid on-site (refundable at the end of the stay if no damage is observed), see the ‘Rates & Dates’ tab.

Attention: In case of loss of keys, the replacement fee is £190.


Arrival: Sunday between 08:00 and 20:00

Departure: Sunday between 08:00 and 20:00

  • Arrival airport or station: London Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW), London City (LCY), Stansted (STN) or St Pancras International (Eurostar).
  • Paid transfers to the residence (see price table for details)

Visa Information

For European citizens:

Entry conditions to the UK since 01/01/2021

  • Under 6 months stay

EU citizens can travel to the UK without a visa if their stay does not exceed 6 months. They must carry a passport valid for the duration of their stay.

Dates & Prices 2024

Dates 2024

This program is organized from 23/06/23 to 18/08/23 for a duration of 1 to 4 weeks. Arrival day: Sunday Departure day: Sunday

Prices 2024

All taxes and registration fees included

WPCS 42.0.3
Courses, activities & accommodation in residence - single room, full board
1 week 1.640
2 weeks 2.970
3 weeks 4.250
4 weeks 5.530
Transfer supplement per trip
Airport/Train stationBetween 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Saint Pancras 75
Heathrow 175
Gatwick 200
UM supplement* 60

*The UM (Unaccompanied Minor) supplement applies if you have subscribed to this service with the airline or Eurostar (generally for children under 16 years of age).

Prices include:

  • Courses, activities, and excursions as described
  • Accommodation in residence, single room, full board
  • Supervision
  • Public transport for activities

Prices do not include:

  • Travel to/from London
  • Round-trip transfers from the station/airport to the residence
  • Optional insurances
  • The security deposit to be paid upon arrival (€40 or €50)