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The Summer College of St. Joseph's (University of Reading St Joseph's College)

Address: Upper Redlands Rd, Reading RG1 5JT, United Kingdom
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description The Summer College of St. Joseph's (University of Reading St Joseph's College)

The college is located just 5 minutes walk from the main building of the famous university. St Joseph's College was founded in 1910, and today it is a modern and functional educational institution with spacious and bright classrooms and auditoriums, excellent opportunities for sports and leisure, well-groomed territory. In their spare time students can spend time in the indoor pool with heated water, in a variety of sports fields and playgrounds, basketball court. Residential residences are located, according to the standard, in the main building, so it will be very simple and easy to get to the classrooms or dining room. The distance to central London is 63 kilometers, to Stansted - 137; The distance to the international airports of Gatwick and Heathrow is 100 and 44 kilometers respectively.

Only 10 minutes by public transport - and you are already in the center of Reading: excursions and recreational trips will not take long to transfer. In addition to the academic program, students are offered a varied leisure program, all kinds of entertainment and excursions, sports games and competitions (some of them are held on the territory of the University of Reading). St Joseph's College is an excellent choice for teaching students from anywhere in the world.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in The Summer College of St. Joseph's (University of Reading St Joseph's College)

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
  • Summer English Courses

The course can be booked for individual students, as well as whole academic, academic or corporate groups. The program is designed for 1-6 weeks - each student chooses the duration for himself, starting from his own preferences, opportunities and training requirements. You can also take part in a travel program for four cities in the south of the country: this is a great opportunity not only to tighten the English language, but also to see several cities in the UK, to assess their identity, to plunge into the history and culture of the country.

Weekly students attend 15 academic sessions, lessons are held in small groups of up to 15 people each. Such intensity of the process and the fullness of the class allows each student to pay maximum attention, track their personal achievements and successes, if necessary, adjust the curriculum quickly - and, in addition, the students have enough time for rest, entertainment and shopping. Training groups are formed on an international basis - the more representatives of different nationalities within one class, the better: this helps students to overcome the language barrier more quickly. With each group is engaged an experienced teacher of high qualification, certified by EFL, lessons are conducted in an interactive, interesting, non-boring format. Particular attention is paid to the development of communication skills.

  • Trinity Exam

We offer students the opportunity to pass the Trinity College Oral Examinations (GESE) to get a qualification in spoken English. These exams are authoritative among educational institutions in many European countries. Our experienced EFL teachers test students, distribute them to appropriate levels and provide an additional five hours of intensive spoken English each week. Students are fully prepared for oral tests, which are conducted by an external examiner Trinity.

This course is designed for a group of 15 students. The additional cost per student = 65 pounds. Dates: June 19 - August 28.

EXAMPLE OF THE SUMMER COURSE PROGRAM

  • Sunday: arrival of students, welcome party Ice Breaker
  • Monday:

• Afternoon: Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus organized by teachers, sports games
• In the evening: group screening

  • Tuesday:

• In the afternoon: Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus organized by educators, sports games
• In the evening: Quiz-party

  • Wednesday:

• In the afternoon: Academic studies + excursion to Winsor, exploring the legendary castle, walking tour
• In the evening : Mini-Olympic Games

  • Thursday:

• In the afternoon: Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus organized by teachers, sports games
• In the evening: Disco

  • Friday:
[ 999.52] • In the afternoon: Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus organized by teachers, sports games
• In the evening: Night of the James Bond casino

  • Saturday:

• Afternoon: Full day excursion - London, cruise on the Thames, sightseeing [999.60 ] • In the evening: Collective game "Capture the flag"

  • Sunday:

• In the afternoon: Rest (students are given a brunch on the day off); At the request and personal schedule of the student - additional excursions, group recreational activities
• In the evening: Eurovision Song Contest

  • Monday:

• In the afternoon: Extra-curricular activities on campus organized by teachers, sports games + academic sessions
• In the evening: The football tournament

  • Tuesday:

• In the afternoon: Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus organized by teachers, sports games
• In the evening : International Evening Quiz

  • Wednesday:

• In the afternoon: Academic classes + excursion to the Reading museum, to the major Oracle shopping center, shopping
• In the evening: Speed ​​Dating evening (fast party Visits

  • Thursday:

• In the afternoon: Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus organized by teachers, sports games
• In the evening: Caribbean disco party

  • Friday:

• In the afternoon: Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus organized by teachers, sports games
• In the evening: Talent Show

  • Saturday:

• In the afternoon: Full day excursion - Oxford, walking tour and sightseeing
• In the evening: Graduation ceremony

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  • Sunday:
  • Departure of schoolchildren from the camp.
  • Accommodation and food

    Students live in the most comfortable conditions as a full board. The rooms are mostly separate, there are also rooms for 2-3 or more people, shower and bathroom are shared, fully equipped. At the student's request, accommodation can be arranged in a guest family: each of them is carefully checked by the school staff, so you do not have to worry about the level of comfort and safety provided.

    Subjects and sport

    Subjects list: Acting skills, art, Career development course, computer techologies, design, drama, Dramatic art, English literature, French, geography, graphic arts, healthy lifestyle, history, maths, music, Natural Sciences, Personal development and communication, physical Culture, Spanish, sports science
    Events list: basketball, Contests, Cruise on the River Thames, dancing, Excursion to london, football, tennis

    Events The Summer College of St. Joseph's (University of Reading St Joseph's College)

    EXAMPLE OF THE SCHEDULE OF THE DAY

    Classes for summer courses are held Monday to Friday, three academic hours per day. Each lesson is divided into two blocks:

    • Learning grammar, vocabulary, relevant exercises and practices

    • Training of oral speech, communication skills: use of gaming and role-playing techniques, interactive learning, attracting additional funds.

    After classes, students can engage in one of the many types of leisure and entertainment: play football or tennis, basketball, dance, visit creative studios and workshops.

    In their spare time students will not have to be bored: for them, various and interesting events, games, quizzes, contests and competitions are organized daily. Each week the students are offered a tour program: one trip for the whole day and one for several hours.

    Example excursions for the whole day:

    • A trip to London, river cruise on the Thames, sightseeing
    • A trip to Oxford, a walk and a review of the most famous architectural and Historical monuments.

    For a few hours students go on a tour of Reading, Windsor and Windsor Castle.

    Equipment The Summer College of St. Joseph's (University of Reading St Joseph's College)

    There is an access to the indoor pool with heated water, to tennis courts and a sports hall, to numerous playgrounds for sportsmen, and also to the developed sports infrastructure of the University of Reading.

    Term dates and fees

    • Heathrow Private Transfer (up to 3 people in the car) = 240 pounds
    • Individual Gatwick Transfer (up to 3 people in the car) = 260 pounds

    Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

    Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

    camp / language school
    • copy of 1 page
    • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
    private school, boardinghouse
    • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
    • certificate of language proficiency
    • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
    • school registration form
    • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
    • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
    • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
    • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
    • motivation letter (not for all schools)
    • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
    • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
    • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
    university
    • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
    • certificate of language proficiency
    • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
    • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
    • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
    • motivation letter / personal statement
    • interview with a representative of the institution


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    Recommendations on when to apply

    Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
    - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
    - there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
    - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
    - some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
    - some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
    - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
    - for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

    - recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
    - the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
    - for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
    - for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
    - MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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