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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.
University of East London
Dates available : 
14 Jun – 16 Aug
11 – 17
Single room with en-suite
Emergency Number: 
+44 7771 845978

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
Continental including juice, coffee, toast, cereal and fruit – hot breakfast on Fridays.

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.
There are several cafés on campus for the purchase of snacks, drinks and confectionery.
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 served in large and modern self-service dining hall in the main building.

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
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.
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 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
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.
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
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
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.
Testing & Induction
or Lessons
Lessons Lessons LessonsLessonsFull-day excursion to Cambridge with Walking Tour + King’s College
 AfternoonArrivalsLondon walking
London British
 London Covent
Garden Shopping
London St Paul’s
Greenwich +
Maritime Museum
or Optional London
Dungeon or
Madame Tussauds
Full-day excursion to Cambridge with Walking Tour + King’s College
Welcome Games or
other onsite activity 
DiscoOptional London
Eye or The Great
Egg Drop! 
Karaoke Optional Musical or
Trashion Show Film Night 


Sports/local activities or Optional Thorpe Park
London Walking
London Natural
History Museum
 London Oxford Street Shopping
London Tower of
Olympic Park +
Westfields or Optional London
Dungeon or
Madame Tussauds
Full-day excursion
to Brighton with Walking Tour + the
Sea Life Centre
Sports/local activities or Optional Thorpe Park
Testing & Induction
or Lessons
Full-day excursion
to Brighton with Walking Tour + the
Sea Life Centre
 EveningWelcome Games or
other onsite activity
DiscoOptional London
Eye or London Quiz
KaraokeOptional Musical or
Arts & Crafts
Photo Scavenger HuntKahoot Quiz 


Sports/local activities
or Optional trip to Oxford and enterance to college
Testing & Induction
or Lessons
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessons Full-day excursion
to Canterbury with Walking Tour and
enterance to
Sports/local activities
or Optional trip to Oxford and enterance to college
London Walking
London National
London Camden
Town Shopping
London River
Thames Cruise 
Leicester Square +
China Town or
Optional London
Dungeon or
Madame Tussauds 
Full-day excursion
to Canterbury with Walking Tour and
enterance to
Welcome Games or
other onsite activity
Optional London
Eye or Bingo
KaraokeOptional Musical or Football Competition Talent Show Murder Mystery


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:
Airport transfers
Information about local services
Assistance with individual and personal problems
Emergency contact
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.
Royal Docks Medical Practice, 21 East Ham Manor Way, London, E6 5NA, Tel: 02075114466
Beckton Dental Clinic, 2-3 beckton District Centre, Beckton, London, E6 5LX, Tel: 020 7511 9101
Newham General Hospital, Glen Road, London E13 8SL, Tel: +44 207 476 4000
If a student does not have insurance to cover their time abroad, If a student does not have insurance, insurance is available to purchase through Embassy Summer.
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