University of London | Senate House

 

The Area Around The University of London

Bloomsbury is a lively neighbourhood full of history, arts, and culture. It is easy walking distance to iconic London landmarks such as Kings Cross Station (home of Platform 9 ¾), Regents Park and Soho.
There are lots of local areas of interest which you will have the opportunity to explore during your course:

  • Shopping: Shopping and entertainment at the colourful, prestigious and exclusive Covent Garden or trendy Camden Market – or browse all the mainstream brands on Oxford Street.
  • Museums:The British Museum is just around the corner, as well as smaller museums and galleries such as the Wellcome Collection.
  • Entertainment:Bowling, escape rooms, cinemas and karaoke – all walking distance from the accommodation.
  • Parks:Right in front of Senate House is Russel Square, a beautiful large green space where we can relax on sunny days.
  • Theatres:We are walking distance to London’s West End, where will go to see a world-famous stage show.

 

De un vistazo :

Dónde:

  • En SENATE HOUSE | University of London ( London WC1E 7HU – Bloomsbury / Russell Square underground station )
  • Para alumnos de 15 a 17 años
  • 3 Sessions|2024: ( 1 ) del 30 de junio al 13 de julio | ( 2 ): del 14 al 327 de julio | ( 3 ): del 28 de julio al 10 de agosto
  • Alojamiento en International Hall ( UCL Hall of Residences| London WC1N 1DJ ), pensión completa, en habitaciones individuales, con baños compartidos.  A 10’ walk de Senate House
  • Se facilita ropa de cama y toallas. Lavadora semanal

 

Programa:

YOUNG ADULTS | BUSINESS PIONEERS ; GLOBAL LEADERS ; DIGITAL MEDIA INNOVATORS

  • 5h. de clase semanales + 36h de actividades ( culturales, paseos, visitas … ) + 1 excursión de día completo + 1 tarde de excursión el fin de semana
  • Máximo número de alumnos por clase: 14 ( comúnmente 10 )
  • Niveles mínimo de inglés requerido: B1 / iELTS: 5.5
  • Después de clase por las tardes se incluye un programa muy ameno y variado de actividades y visitas:
  • Programa de entretenimiento para después de la cena.
  • Supervisión de los alumnos  24h

 

BUSINESS PIONEERS:  DRIVERS OF SUCCESS

The course is for focused young adults with an interest in the business world who are ready to explore their future options and develop intercultural friendships.
This course gives you the opportunity to discover what a career in business really feels and looks like. You will explore what makes a successful entrepreneur, how to turn a great idea into reality, and get valuable experience in dealing with the practical challenges you may face along the way. Over two weeks, you’ll build and develop a dynamic business idea, gaining vital skills in idea pitching, branding, business operations, marketing, and more. Beyond the classroom, enjoy talks by inspiring guest speakers and visits to London-based companies. Work together in small teams, exclusively using English, to develop negotiation, problem-solving, and intercultural communication skills. This course helps you make new friends, improve your business skills, increase your self-confidence, and lets you experience the exciting city life.

 

Highlights:

Each 2-week course includes…

  • Opening speech guest talk from successful London-based entrepreneur
  • Private guided tours of London’s financial districts
  • A visit to a London-based company to see business in action and speak to a company director
  • Closing speech from famous inspirational explorer or journalist

 

GLOBAL LEADERS: CHANGE MAKERS OF TOMORROW

The course is for focused young adults with a passion for making change happen who are ready to explore their future options and develop intercultural friendships.
The course aims to build on your passion and motivation, giving you the opportunity to challenge the way things are now and present your perspective with confidence and authority. From day one, you’ll be immersed in engaging sessions, collaborating with peers on a Change Maker Challenge focused on sustainability, community, AI, resilience, and advocacy. Outside the classroom, explore London’s political centre with visits to the Houses of Parliament and be inspired by guest speakers. Work in small project teams, exclusively using English, to develop vital skills in negotiation, problem-solving, active listening, and intercultural communication. This course helps you make friends from different countries, gives you a taste of city life, helps you get better at talking to people and speaking in public, teaches you more vocabulary for talking about current topics, and makes you feel more confident and independent for your future studies and work, all while having a great time!

 

Highlights:

Each 2-week course includes…

  • Opening speech guest talk from an inspirational climate-change activist
  • Guided tour of London’s Shoreditch area to learn about political street art and protest; and of the Houses of Parliament, to see where and how political decisions are made.
  • A visit to an ethically-based London company to see sustainable business in action.
  • Closing speech from famous inspirational explorer or journalist

 

DIGITAL MEDIA INNOVATORS: THE NEXT DISRUPTORS

In partnership with the British Film Institute, this course is designed to help you explore the full potential of Digital Media!
Participate in an immersive experience lead up to an exciting Digital Media Challenge, as well as a hands-on 3-day Film Challenge partnered with the World famous British Film Institute (BFI) in London. Explore key topics, from storytelling to ethics, and attend inspiring talks by guest speakers on digital media’s impact. Collaborate exclusively in English within small project teams to develop essential skills in negotiation, problem-solving, active listening, and intercultural communication. This course helps you to build global friendships, improves filmmaking and communication skills, enhances vocabulary and cultural understanding, boosts confidence and independence, and provides a taste of life in dynamic London – a journey filled with fun, insights, and personal growth.

 

Highlights:

Each 2-week course includes…

  • Opening speech guest talk from an inspirational author and media specialist
  • 3-day onsite film-making course at the British Film Institute
  • A screening at the UK’s largest cinema, the BFI IMAX
  • Closing plenary speech from famous inspirational explorer or journalist

 

These courses are designed to prepare you for adulthood by integrating innovative classroom learning with authentic real-world exposure.

All our lessons are interactive and are full of lively discussions, debates, competitions and opportunities for you to practise what you learn.

Studying in teams with other students from around the world will build your confidence when speaking English. Our team of dedicated, experienced trainers will open your minds to new ideas and concepts, developing your ability to think critically about the issues and ideas you explore.

Each week, you will develop your collaboration skills and develop your independent learning while working together in groups to prepare for a challenge or project which you will present each Friday.

 

At the beginning of each course, you will hear from an expert invited guest speaker, who will inspire your interest in the subject through sharing their experiences and expertise.

You will spend time visiting real London-based companies and have private guided tours of venues such as London’s financial districts and the Houses of Parliament.

After your graduation ceremony on the last day of your course, you will hear another talk from an inspirational guest speaker such as an extreme explorer or media personality to ensure that you return home with a fresh perspective on the world and your place in it.

 

Sample Timetable

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