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Embassy Brighton Sussex

University of Sussex
Quick Facts

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.

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
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.

University of Sussex campus area

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 Lewesas 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 1/4/7 SUNDAY MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 
 MorningArrivals / on-site activities or optional trip to LondonTesting / Induction or LessonsLessons LessonsLessonsLessonsFull-day trip to London with Westminster walking tour and National Gallery Visit
 AfternoonArrivals / on-site activities or optional trip to LondonLocal visit to BrightonHalf-Day trip to Arundel CastleIndoor sports / Arts and CraftsLocal visit to Brighton with Sea Life VisitCapture the Flag / Drama / Dance WorksFull-day trip to London with Westminster walking tour and National Gallery Visit
 EveningWelcome Games or Quiz  DiscoPhoto Scavenger Hunt / Brighton BingoKaraoke / Kahoot QuizNature Walk / Lip Dub Presentation Content here Film Night / Blind Date

 

 WEEK 2/5 SUNDAY MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 
 MorningArrivals/on-site activities or optional trip to PortsmouthLocal Visit to BrightonHalf-day trip tp Lewes and Anne Cleeves HouseOutdoor sports/Dance or Arts and CraftsLocal visit to Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

Campus Monopoly/ Dodgeball

Full-day trip to Canterbury with walking tour & Canterbury Cathedral
 AfternoonArrivals/on-site activities or optional trip to PortsmouthTesting / Induction or LessonsLessonsLessonsLessonsLessonsFull-day trip to Canterbury with walking tour & Canterbury Cathedral 
 EveningWelcome Games or Team SportsDisco Nature Walk / Egg DropKaraoke/Outdoor Games Hunger Games/Outdoor SportsBrighton Talent ShowFilm Night / Take Me Out

 

 WEEK 3/6 SUNDAY MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 
 MorningArrivals/ on-site activities or Optional to Thorp ParkTesting/ Induction or LessonsLessons Lessons LessonsLessonsFull-day trip to Windsor and Castle 
 AfternoonArrivals/ on-site activities or Optional to Thorp ParkLocal Visit to Brighton Half-day trip to Herstnonceux ObservatoryIndoor Sports/ Dance Workshop Local Visit to Brighton Pier and the Lanes Indoor sports/ Drama Workshops Full-day trip to Windsor and Castle
 EveningWelcome Games or QuizDisco Zombie Apocalypse / Photo WorkshopKaraoke / The VoiceEmbassy Theatre Show/ Murder MysteryDiscoFilm Night/ Speed Dating 

 

STUDENT WELFARE
We place the highest priority on care and supervision at all of our Embassy summer centres, so you can rest assured that 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
Brighton General Hospital, Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3EW, Tel: +44 1273 696011
 
LOCAL HOSPITAL
Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE, Tel: +44 1273 696955
 
LOCAL DENTIST
Centre for dentistry, Lewes Road (inside Sainsbury’s), Brighton BN2 3QA, Tel: +44 1273 907002
 
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,
Fulton Building,
Sussex University,
Falmer, East Sussex
BN1 9NZ.