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Embassy Docklands

University of East London

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.

Quick Facts

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
  • Two DLR train stations are located on the campus and take students straight into London 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 1/4/7SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jun14/Jul5/ Jul26Jun15/Jul6/ Jul27Jun16/Jul7/ Jul28Jun17/Jul8/ Jul29Jun18/Jul9/ Jul30Ju19/Jul10/Jul31Jun20/Jul11/ Aug1
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 2/5/8SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jun21/Jul12/ Aug2Jun22/Jul13/ Aug3Jun23/Jul14/ Aug4Jun24/Jul15/ Aug5Jun25/Jul16/ Aug6Jun26/Jul17/Aug 7Jun27/Jul18/ Aug8
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 

See sample programme

WEEK 3/6/9SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jun28/Jul19/ Aug9Jun29/Jul20/ Aug10Jun30/Jul21/ Aug11Jul1/Jul22/ Aug12Jul2/Jul23/ Aug13Jul3/Jul24/Aug14Jul4/Jul25/ Aug15
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

 

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