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Goldsmiths University Summer Camp

Address: 8 Lewisham Way, New Cross, London SE14 6NW, United Kingdom
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Description Goldsmiths University Summer Camp

  • Location: London, England
  • Age of students: 12-17 years
  • Total number of students: up to 600 people
  • Dates: July 2-3 - August 14 (arrivals for 2 weeks)
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Type of accommodation: residence (boarding house)
  • Language of instruction: English.

Summer Camp Oxford International Goldsmiths University is located in the heart of the UK - in London, in the New Cross area. Here for pupils of 12-17 years, effective and interesting combined programs for learning English are offered: students with any initial level of knowledge are accepted - and for both beginners and "advanced users" an optimal training program will be formed.

London Goldsmiths University was founded in 1891 - today it is part of the University of London as a major educational and research center of global importance. Especially it is worth noting the success of the university in the field of fine arts: many famous artists and actors, artists, designers and sculptors have come out of its walls.

Oxford International carefully monitors the safety and comfort of its charges. Teachers and educators are on duty in the camp around the clock: the conditions for living (comfort, cleanliness and order) are controlled - the ratio of staff to pupils is 1: 5. Students here are provided not only academic and linguistic progress, but also full medical and emotional health, comprehensive household and psychological support.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Goldsmiths University Summer Camp

Program name
02.07.2020 -30.07.2020
from 2 018 £ / 2 weeks

Summer course of English for children and teenagers

The summer course of English will help to comprehensively and effectively improve all basic, key skills and abilities:

  • Grammar
  • Reading
  • Auditing (listening comprehension)
  • Vocabulary (active expansion of vocabulary)
  • Written speech
  • Oral speech (spoken English)
  • Phonetics (correct pronunciation, accent correction)
  • Improve communication skills.

Before the beginning of the training, all children are divided into groups according to the initial level of knowledge - special testing helps to make learning more productive, quick and comfortable for the students themselves (from Elementary A1 to Proficiency C2). The intensity of the classes is 15 hours per week -20 lessons (9-13 hours plus 14-17: 30 for electives and thematic classes).

The main goal of the vacation combined course (the minimum duration is 2 weeks) is to remove the language barrier and improve pronunciation, listening skills, give children the opportunity to learn fluent and competently, without the difficulty to master spoken English. The vocabulary is also actively replenished: the focus is on the use of English in oral conversation, in everyday everyday situations.

There are also thematic lessons devoted to various aspects of the culture, life and history of Great Britain: literature, history, sports, music and much more. Every day blocks are held to repeat already acquired knowledge so that teachers can track the progress of each group and, if necessary, quickly adjust the curriculum.

Language lessons are held on the campus of the Richard Hoggart Building: before the beginning of the first lesson, the representative of the school conducts a short excursion for beginners so that they can easily navigate the classes. All groups for classes - a maximum of 16 people, international.

The summer camp is held for students of 12-17 years from July 3 to August 14 (arrivals for 2 weeks - the beginning of July 2, 17 and July 31). The cost of staying in a summer camp is £ 800 per week.

Accommodation and food

Participants in the summer camp live in city residences - like most colleges and universities in major cities and capitals, Goldsmiths College prefers to cooperate with trusted partners rather than maintaining its own large buildings. All student residences are within walking distance from the college - mostly single rooms, many with personal amenities:

  • Chesterman House: Just 2 minutes walk from the campus. More than 94 private rooms with baths: they are combined in 12 "apartments" (7-8 rooms in each), the apartments are calculated for one beautifully equipped and furnished kitchen.
  • Dean House: 2 houses, comprising a total of 19 apartments of 4-5 rooms in each - the rooms have personal amenities, the apartment relies on student kitchen. The road to the educational buildings does not take more than 2-5 minutes of walking.
  • Loring Hall: you can go to this residence right through the university territory! About 390 personal rooms with private facilities: they are combined into 55 apartments (4-8 rooms each) with their own kitchens.
  • Surrey House and Annexe: similar residences just 200 meters from the university's territory are compact three-story buildings that contain about 155 rooms. Single rooms with sinks: bathrooms are common (the ratio to the bedrooms is 1: 5).

Any room in any residence is equipped with everything necessary for living and self-study, free access to high-speed Internet (WiFi works throughout the territory), daily cleaning of rooms and common areas. Bed linen is provided (weekly change), from 7 to 23 hours a laundry with washing and drying machines is available (£ 3 and £ 2 per session, respectively). Boys and girls are housed separately.

Boarding meals for summer students meet all the demanding requirements for benefits, diversity and balance:

  • Breakfast (7: 30-8: 45): muesli, fruit, yoghurts, hot toast with pops, once a week a traditional English breakfast is organized - hot and hearty
  • Lunches (12: 30- 13:45): pasta with different fillings, main dishes (meat and vegetarian), vegetables and salads, useful and mouth-watering desserts, pastries
  • Dinners (18-20 hours): main dishes (both vegetarian and meat), vegetables and a variety of side dishes, desserts.

There is also a student café on site, where students can buy themselves something delicious for snacks or trips.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: Academic English, art, business, business English, English, Innovation in business, marketing, mass media, music, Professional English

Events Goldsmiths University Summer Camp

The leisure and excursion program Oxford International Goldsmiths University will be able to surprise even a seasoned and discerning traveler! Children will be offered a great number of activities and trips, each of which will not only improve language skills, but will also provide an opportunity to learn a lot about British culture, history, mentality, monuments and sights.

For 2 weeks students go on excursions usually at least 10 times:

  • Drive to Brighton. This is one of the most popular and lively British resort towns: here are preserved and historical buildings of the XVI century, and more modern buildings - for example, the famous city pier. Pupils visiting the Royal Pavilion seaside palace of the XVIII century: amazing oriental motifs, echoing with minarets and domes in India, are combined here with the Chinese style in interior decoration and interior.
  • A trip to Cambridge for the whole day, a visit to the legendary Cambridge University. Cambridge will surprise students with ancient churches and architectural monuments (here buildings were preserved before the Norman invasion!), A walk along the city river channel is planned.
  • 2 full day excursions around London
  • 6 short-term (for several hours) trips to the English capital: it is possible to get from the college to the central districts by metro in just 10 minutes, so the transport issue makes it much easier for all trips.

Of course, the number of attractions in London and England can not be entered into any of the guidebooks - but the key monuments and places of the English capital are always visited by students:

  • Walking through the historic center of London City Tour: Parliament, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square (the statue of Admiral Nelson and the reference point for all English roads), Big Ben, the legendary Tower (age over 900 years!)
  • The Natural History Museum is more than 70 million (!) Specimens of plants, minerals, fossils and animals, a life-sized dinosaur model, a themed interactive journey to the Center of the Earth and the opportunity to survive an almost real earthquake!
  • The legendary British Museum is one of the largest, most respected and popular museums in the world in the historical and archaeological area. The collection of exhibits from Ancient Egypt, from Rome and Greece, the Eastern section, engravings and drawings of different epochs, an amazing department of ethnography with monuments of everyday life and culture from all over the world - Africa, Oceania, Australia, Asia and America are very interesting here.
  • The lively pedestrian Leicester Square in the West End will delight the young tourists with the Shakespeare monument, set in the center of a small monument with a fountain
  • The historic and incredibly beautiful Covent Garden with the famous Piazza Square, where the concentration of street actors, artists, magicians and gymnasts is the largest in the capital
  • Popular square Picadilly Circus with a personal symbol - a winged statue of the god Anteros
  • The Canary Wharf business center and the financial heart of London City: this is where many large corporations, bank offices
  • Oxford Street is the legendary trade artery of the capital and Europe's longest shopping street: more than 550 shops and boutiques from the most expensive world brands to authentic designers and flea shops
  • The Royal Observatory of Greenwich, founded in the XVII century: it is used as a reference point for the compilation of all world maps, it is here that the Zero Meridian passes, which divides the planet into two hemispheres - the Western and the Eastern. The observatory includes an interesting museum of astronomical and navigational devices, an exposition of the legendary ship Cutty Sark, the fastest clipper of the times of the East India trade company, which transported to Britain tea from India
  • The National Maritime Museum of Greenwich is a real encyclopedia of English navigation
  • The large arena in Greenwich O2 is an unthinkable number of cafes, bars, coffee houses and restaurants, a large cinema and a spacious modern stadium.

For trips around London, each student receives a weekly transport card (the cost is already included in the price of the course).

Equipment Goldsmiths University Summer Camp

The campus of the college is in the southeast of the English capital, in a respectable and tranquil area of ​​New Cross. On foot you can get to the historic Blackheath and the huge National Marine Museum in Greenwich, a direct train takes you to central London (you can reach the main sights in just 10 minutes), and it takes about one and a half hours to reach Heathrow Airport.

Term dates and fees

The summer camp is held for students of 12-17 years from July 3 to August 14 (arrivals for 2 weeks - the beginning of July 2, 17 and July 31). The cost of staying in a summer camp is £ 800 per week. The indicated cost already includes:

  • English language courses
  • accommodation and meals: campus residences (private rooms with bathroom), full board
  • initial knowledge level testing and grouping
  • firm certificate at the end of the program
  • Leisure and recreational activities, excursions and sports
  • travel to the London Underground (1-2 zones).

The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions (individual = from £ 150)
  • Mandatory medical insurance = from £ 10 / week
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

Extra fees:

  • Transfer (return)
  • Study materials
  • Visa fees
  • Flight tickets
  • Medical insurance
  • Documents translations

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

Learning in the summer camp can children with any level of knowledge - even from the very beginning (A1, Beginner). Before the first lesson, students undergo introductory testing and distribution in groups, so that training is as efficient, fast, and comfortable as possible.


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HI I have alrady spent 2 weeks in your Goldsmith summer school and I really adored it . Now I am trying to organize a trip for my young students 7 to 17 years old in that Universty . Can you please let me know the details, the fees and so on.Thanks a ot
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- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
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- 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
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