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Embassy Brighton Sussex

University of Sussex

Brighton is a popular seaside city, with beautiful Georgian architecture, great beaches, hip cafés and trendy shops.

Known as 'London by the sea', Brighton is a multi-cultural city that welcomes students of all nationalities in warm and friendly way. Our centre is located on the campus of well-known University of Sussex, only a short bus or train journey away from the city centre.

Quick Facts

Location: University of Sussex

Dates available: 21 Jun – 9 Aug

Ages: 11 – 17

Accommodation: Single room with en-suite

Emergency Number: +44 7771 845978

Living

  • Single en-suite rooms spread across multiple residence blocks
  • Flats of 4 to 6 rooms
  • Rooms furniture includes a wardrobe, desk and chair
  • Laundry available in each residence area for a small fee. Payment is cashless via an app
  • Comfortable kitchens in each flat
  • Meals are served in a spacious canteen
  • Bedrooms,bathrooms and common areas are cleaned weekly
  • Bed linen are changed weekly, students must bring their own towel
  • Wi-Fi throughout
  • A deposit of £30 is required upon arrival and replacement of lost room key is £70
University of Sussex campus area

Food Options

Breakfast

On some days students will get a hot breakfast (pancackes, sausages and cooked eggs)  and/or a continental breakfast consisting of juice, coffee, toast, cereal and fruit.

Lunch

This will consist of two courses with three options, including vegetarian and halal options.

Packed lunches (provided at weekends): this will consist of water, fruit, sandwich, crisps and chocolate.

Evening Meal

This will consist of two courses with three options, including vegetarian and halal options.

 

 

Snacks

Vending machines are located in each residence building for drinks and confectionery.

Facilities

  • Shared lounge area in each flat
  • Large indoor sports hall
  • Plenty of outdoor areas for games and activities
  • Mini supermarket and cafes are available on campus
  • Cash machine (ATM)
  • Wi-Fi available in all common areas

MEALS

Meals are served in large dining hall in Bramber House.

Learning

  • Lessons are taught by professional and friendly English teachers
  • 20x45 minute lessons per week, morning or afternoon
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students are in a class of the appropriate level
  • Maximum 15 students per class
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Many classrooms have interactive whiteboards
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and certificate
  • Classrooms are located in the Fulton Building

Programme Information

Arrival

Students will be welcomed upon arrival at the Fulton Building where they will register, check-in to their rooms and get their room keys.

Welcome

On the first evening, there will be a welcome activity which is designed to ensure students have the opportunity to meet the staff and the other students. They will get to know more about the campus, its facilities and other useful information which will help them during their stay.

Activities

Activities are organized in-between lessons and during the evenings. These activities could be on-site or near to the centre. They 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.

Getting to and From School Activities

Our students travel by coach or train for activities and excursions outside the centre.

 

Excursions and Trips

HALF-DAY TRIPS

  • Our students get to explore exciting places such as Arundel Castle, Chichester, the historic town of Lewes as well as local visits to Brighton with the Sea Life Centre.

FULL-DAY EXCURSIONS

  • London: students explore this exciting capital city and take a walking tour of central London (Westminster) and visit the National Gallery.
  • Canterbury: visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most visited cities in the UK, filled with medieval buildings. Enjoy the gothic architecture of Canterbury Cathedral.
  • Windsor Castle: students get to explore the charming, historic market town of Windsor and visit the Windsor Castle, home to the Queen of the United Kingdom.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

  • Thorpe Park: enjoy extreme rides and attractions at this popular theme park.
  • London: Madame Tussauds or Tower of London.
  • Portsmouth: explore the Historic Dockyard, Spinnaker Tower and the Clarence Pier.

3 WEEK SAMPLE PROGRAMMES

Extra

Each 14 night stay will include 4 visits to Brighton, 2 half-day trips to other local places/cities of interest and 2 full-day excursions to other cities such as London, Canterbury and Windsor. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport.

Student may have lessons either in the morning or in the afternoon in week 1, alternating weekly after that.This programme is for illustrative purposes and activities and visits may change.

WEEK 1/4/7SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jun21 / Jul12 / Aug2Jun22 / Jul13 / Aug3Jun23 / Jul14 / Aug4Jun24 / Jul15 / Aug5Jun25 / Jul16 / Aug6Jun26 / Jul17 / Aug7Jun27 / Jul18 / Aug8
Morning
Arrivals/on-site activities or
optional trip to London
Testing/Induction
or Lessons
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessons
Full-day trip to Canterbury with walking tour & Canterbury
Cathedral
Afternoon
Local visit to
Brighton
Half-day trip to
Arundel Castle
Indoor Sports
Local visit to
Brighton with Sea
Life visit
Capture The Flag/
Drama
Arts and CraftsDance Workshop
EveningWelcome Games
or Quiz
Disco
Photo Scavenger
Hunt

Kahoot Quiz

Lip Dub
Presentation
Brighton Fashion ShowFilm Night
Brighton BingoKaraokeNature WalkBlind Date

 

WEEK 2/5SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jun28 / Jul19Jun29 / Jul20Jun30 / Jul21Jul1 / Jul22Jul2 / Jul23Jul3 / Jul24Jul4 / Jul25
Morning
Arrivals/ on-site activities or
optional trip to
Portsmouth
Local visit to
Brighton
Half-day trip to
Lewes and Anne
Cleeves House
Outdoor Sports
Local visit to Brighton Museum
and Art Gallery
Campus Monopoly
Full-day trip to
Canterbury with walking tour &
Canterbury
Cathedral
Dance / Arts and CraftsDodgeball
Afternoon
Testing/Induction
or Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
LessonsLessons
Evening
Welcome Games or
Team Sports
DiscoNature Walk

Outdoor Games

Hunger GamesBrighton Talent ShowFilm Night
Egg DropKaraokeOudoor SportsTake Me Out

 

See sample programme

WEEK 3/6SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jul5 / Jul26Jul6 / Jul27Jul7 / Jul28Jul8 / Jul29Jul9 / Jul30Jul1  / Jul31Jul 11 / Aug1
Morning
Arrivals/ on-site
activities or Optional to Thorpe
Park
Testing/Induction
or Lessons
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessons
Full-day trip to Windsor and Castle
Afternoon
Local visit to
Brighton
Half-day trip to
Herstmonceux
Observatory
Dance Workshop
Local Visit to Brighton Pier and
the Lanes
Drama Workshop
Indoor SportsIndoor Sports
Evening
Welcome Games or
Quiz
DiscoZombie Apocalypse

Karaoke

Embassy Theatre ShowDiscoFilm Night 
Photo WorkshopThe VoiceMurder MysterySpeed Dating
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