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Embassy Docklands

University of East London
Quick Facts
Our centre is located in a quiet residential suburb at the University of East London Docklands Campus, next to the river Thames with views of the iconic London skyline.
The residence buildings are modern with single en-suite rooms spread across extensive grounds with an outdoor gym and basketball court for student use. Students can easy access central London to explore all the attractions of the bustling capital city.
Location: 
University of East London
Dates available : 
14 Jun – 16 Aug
Ages: 
11 – 17
Accommodation: 
Single room with en-suite
Emergency Number: 
+44 7771 845978

Living
Several residence buildings with single en-suite rooms arranged in flats of 4 to 6 students
Each flat has got a communal room
Room furniture includes a wardrobe, desk and chair
Rooms and common rooms are cleaned weekly
Laundry available in Longbridge House, cleaning is £2.40 per wash and drying is £1.00 per cycle
Meals are served in a large dining hall
Wi-Fi throughout accommodation
A deposit of £30 is required upon arrival, replacement of lost room key is £180
A DLR (train) station is located on the campus and take students straight into Lonon in 30 minutes
Food Options
Breakfast: 
Continental including juice, coffee, toast, cereal and fruit – hot breakfast on Fridays.
 
Lunch: 

2 courses, 3 options including vegetarian.

Packed lunches (provided at weekends): water, fruit, sandwich, crisps and biscuits/cake.
Evening Meal: 
2 courses, 3 options including vegetarian and halal option.
 
Snacks: 
There are several cafés on campus for the purchase of snacks, drinks and confectionery.
Facilities
Multi-purpose sports hall
Outdoor gym and basketball court
Astro turf football pitch
Outdoor areas for games and activities, including Beckton Park
Cash machine (ATM)
Several cafés and shops

MEALS

Meals served in large and modern self-service dining hall in the main building.


Learning
Taught by friendly and professional English teachers
20 x 45 minute lessons per week morning or afternoon
Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
Maximum 15 students per class
Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
Spacious classrooms with projectors
Classrooms are located across the main University building
Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
Materials included as well as an end of course report ans a certificate
Trinity exam preparation available

Programme Information
Arrival: 
Students will be welcomed upon arrival at East Building where they will register and get their room keys and can check-in to their rooms.
 
Welcome: 
On the first evening there will be a welcome activity which is designed to ensure students have the opportunity to meet staff and other students and get to know more about the campus, its facilities and useful information which will help them during their stay.
 
Activities: 
Activities are organised in between lessons and during evenings. These activities could be on-site or near to the centre. These may include:
  • Sports such as football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball
  • Daytime activities such as scavenger hunts and drama workshops
  • Evening activities such as karaoke, talent show, and team games

Excursions and Trips
HALF-DAY TRIPS
Our students get to explore exciting places around London every weekday, they visit places such as: The British Museum, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower of London, Oxford street shopping and The National Gallery.
FULL-DAY EXCURSIONS
Brighton: Enjoy this vibrant popular seaside city with beautiful architecture and visit The Sea Life Centre and The Palace Pier
Canterbury: visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most visited cities in the UK with medieval buildings and enjoy the gothic architecture of Canterbury Cathedral.
Cambridge: explore this iconic University city and visit King’s College
OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS/ACTIVITIES
Thorpe Park: enjoy extreme rides and attractions at this popular theme park Hampton Court: the magnificent home of Henry VIII
Windsor Castle: the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world
Oxford: explore this iconic University city and its famous colleges and visit one of them, free entrance
London evening activity: The London Eye experience or Optional Musical
3 WEEK SAMPLE PROGRAMMES
Extra
Each 14 night stay will include a total of 10 local accompanied visits to London with visits/activities and 2 full-day excursions to other major cities such as Cambridge, Brighton and Canterbury. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport.
 
Students may have lessons either in the morning or in the afternoon in week 1, alternating weekly after that.

The programme is for illustrative purposes only and is subject to amendments or alterations.
WEEK 1/4SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jun14/Jul5Jun15/Jul6Jun16/Jul7Jun17/Jul8Jun18/Jul9Ju19/Jul10Jun20/Jul11
MorningArrivals
Testing & Induction or Lessons
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessons
Full-day excursion to Cambridge with Walking Tour + King’s College
Afternoon

London Tour Walking

London British
Museum
London Covent
Garden Shopping
London St Paul’s
Cathedral
Greenwich + Maritime Museum or Optional London Dungeon or Madame Tussauds
EveningWelcome Games or other onsite activityDisco
Optional London Eye or The Great Egg Drop!

Karaoke

Optional Musical or Dodgeball tournament
Trashion ShowFilm Night

 

WEEK 2/5SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jun21/Jul12Jun22/Jul13Jun23/Jul14Jun24/Jul15Jun25/Jul16Jun26/Jul17Jun27/Jul18
Morning
Arrivals/Departures Sports/local activities or Optional Thorpe Park
London Walking Tour
London Natural
History Museum
London Oxford Street Shopping
Tower of London
Olympic Park + Westfields or Optional London Dungeon or Madame Tussauds
Full-day excursion to Brighton with Walking Tour + the Sea Life Centre
Afternoon

Testing & Induction or Lessons

Lessons
Lessons
LessonsLessons
EveningWelcome Games or other onsite activityDisco
Optional London Eye or London Quiz

Karaoke

Optional Musical or Arts and Crafts
Photo Scavenger HuntKahoot Quiz 
WEEK 3/6SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jun28/Jul19Jun29/Jul20Jun30/Jul21Jul1/Jul22Jul2/Jul23Jul3/Jul24Jul4/Jul25
Morning
Arrivals/Departures Sports/local activities or Optional trip to Oxford and entrance to college
Testing & Induction
or Lessons
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessons
Full-day excursion to Canterbury with Walking Tour and entrance to Canterbury Cathedral
Afternoon

London Walking Tour

London National
Gallery
London Camden Town Shopping
London River Thames Cruise
Leicester Square + China Town or Optional London Dungeon or Madame Tussauds
EveningWelcome Games or other onsite activityDisco
Optional London Eye or Bingo

Karaoke

Optional Musical or Football competition
Talent ShowMurder Mystery

 

STUDENT WELFARE
We place the highest priority on care and supervision at all of our Embassy summer centres so you can rest assured students are well looked after. Members of staff are available 24 hours a day.
Student Services:
Our student support staff can help you with:
Accommodation
Airport transfers
Information about local services
Assistance with individual and personal problems
Emergency contact
Medical
If a student needs medical attention an Embassy staff member will help make an appointment. Group leaders must accompany the student to an appointment. An Embassy staff member will accompany any student that is not part of a group.
 
LOCAL DOCTOR
Royal Docks Medical Practice, 21 East Ham Manor Way, London, E6 5NA, Tel: 02075114466
 
LOCAL DENTIST
Beckton Dental Clinic, 2-3 beckton District Centre, Beckton, London, E6 5LX, Tel: 020 7511 9101
 
LOCAL HOSPITAL 
Newham General Hospital, Glen Road, London E13 8SL, Tel: +44 207 476 4000
 
INSURANCE
If a student does not have insurance to cover their time abroad, If a student does not have insurance, guard.me insurance is available to purchase through Embassy Summer.
 
SAFE
A safe will be available for the storage of passports, travel documents and deposits.

 

In Case of Emergency
A 24 hour emergency telephone number is available all summer:
+44 7771 845978
Office Address
Embassy Summer Schools
University of East London
Docklands campus
London E16 2RD
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