Location: University of East London
Dates available: 18 Jun–13 Aug
Ages: 11–18 (18 year olds accepted as part of a group with a leader)
Accommodation: Single room with en-suite
Emergency Number: +44 7771 845978
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.
Meals served in large and modern self-service dining hall in the main building.
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.
2 courses, 3 options including vegetarian and halal option.
There are several cafés on campus for the purchase of snacks, drinks and confectionery.
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:
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: Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world. It has been the family home of British kings and queens for almost 1,000 years and is today one of the official residences of His Majesty The King.
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.
|Morning||Arrivals||Testing & Induction or Lessons||Lessons||Lessons||Lessons||Lessons||Full-day excursion to Cambridge with Walking Tour + King’s College|
|Afternoon||London Tour Walking||London British
|London St Paul’s
|Greenwich + Maritime Museum or Optional London Dungeon or Madame Tussauds|
|Evening||Welcome Games or other onsite activity||Disco||Optional London Eye or The Great Egg Drop!||Karaoke||Optional Musical or Dodgeball tournament||Trashion Show||Film Night|
|Morning||Arrivals/Departures Sports/local activities or Optional Thorpe Park||London Walking Tour||London Natural
|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||Lessons||Lessons|
|Evening||Welcome Games or other onsite activity||Disco||Optional London Eye or London Quiz||Karaoke||Optional Musical or Arts and Crafts||Photo Scavenger Hunt||Kahoot Quiz|
|Morning||Arrivals/Departures Sports/local activities or Optional trip to Oxford and entrance to college||Testing & Induction
|Lessons||Lessons||Lessons||Lessons||Full-day excursion to Canterbury with Walking Tour and entrance to Canterbury Cathedral|
|Afternoon||London Walking Tour||London National
|London Camden Town Shopping||London River Thames Cruise||Leicester Square + China Town or Optional London Dungeon or Madame Tussauds|
|Evening||Welcome Games or other onsite activity||Disco||Optional London Eye or Bingo||Karaoke||Optional 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.
Our student support staff can help you with:
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, guard.me insurance is available to purchase through Embassy Summer.
A safe will be available for the storage of passports, travel documents and deposits.
Embassy Summer Schools
University of East London
London E16 2RD