Kings Colleges, Oxford, England UK

Kings Colleges

Students rated Kings Colleges, Oxford : 4.2/5.0   (5 reviews)

1. Kings Colleges

General Information

The language school Kings Colleges was founded in Oxford, England UK in 1957. St Michaels campus is a stylish, completely refurbished historic building in the very centre of Oxford, close to all amenities. Art and Design sessions and some summer programmes are taught at St Josephs campus, just 20 minutes by bus from the city centre. Shops, bars, restaurants, a library, a sports centre and a swimming pool are all close by.

The school address is: Temple Road Cowley, OX4 2UJ - Oxford (England UK).


Facilities

Cafeteria, computer lab, library, free water dispenser, free parking


Classroom equipment

Electronic whiteboard, heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals





Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Heathrow.  It takes 60 minutes by taxi to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 250
Adult courses throughout the year: 200
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 7
Adult courses throughout the year: 8
Junior courses in summer: 5
Number of classrooms: 21
Number of public workstations: 35
English teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 20 years
throughout the year: 20 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
Student nationalities: Brazil 1 %
China 17.3 %
Germany 1 %
France 3 %
Russia 3 %
Saudi Arabia 4 %
 
Italy 9 %
Japan 2 %
Korea 14 %
Switzerland 3 %
Spain 10 %
Turkey 8.2 %
 

2. Courses

All prices in GBP (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.  The 5% DISCOUNT on the tuition fee will automatically be deducted on receipt of your registration.

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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 24 36 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP -- 638 957 1276 1914 2552 3190 3468 6600 9900 289
A full-time intensive course including specialist options in Business English, IELTS, conversation, etc.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 06.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 06.May.2014, 02.Jun.2014, 30.Jun.2014, 04.Aug.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014, 03.Nov.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 14:45
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 24 36 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP -- 556 834 1112 1668 2224 2780 2940 5592 8388 245
During the summer you might have lessons in the mornings, afternoons, or a combination of both.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Course not available: 09.Dec.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in GBP -- 638 957 1276 1595 1914 2233 2552 2871 3190 3509
A combination of English language lessons and a programme of optional sports and activities, plus a weekly excursion.
Starting dates 2014: 16.Jun.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 30.Jun.2014, 07.Jul.2014, 14.Jul.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 28.Jul.2014, 04.Aug.2014, 11.Aug.2014, 18.Aug.2014.
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 22 34
Price in GBP -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 7712 11390
This course is ideal if you have already completed an undergraduate degree and want to study at Masters level in the UK. It provides intensive academic study skills and IELTS preparation, and will ensure a conditional offer from your chosen university. Please note that this course is priced per term. 1 term £3856, 2 terms 7712£, 3 terms 11,390£.
Starting dates 2014: 06.Jan.2014, 07.Apr.2014, 30.Jun.2014, 29.Sep.2014.
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 36 60 72
Price in GBP -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 15300 25500 30600
This course prepares students to study a wide range of degrees at some of the best universities in Great Britain. Available options: Art Foundation Programme (3 terms) English level required (3 terms, Sept-June): IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
Academic requirements: Completed 11-12 years of High School with documented proof of grades. Minimum age: 17. Extended Foundation Programme (5-6 terms, 2 academic years) English level required (6 terms): IELTS 4.5 or eq
Starting dates 2014: 15.Sep.2014, 05.Jan.2014.
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 24 34
Price in GBP -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5952 8194
This long term course is the best value way to achieve real fluency, gain specialist subject knowledge and enjoy a memorable college year abroad.
Starting dates 2014: 06.Jan.2014, 17.Mar.2014, 22.Sep.2014.
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in GBP -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3190 3468
10 week course starts on 06.01.2014, 12 week course starts on 17.03.2014 or 08.09.2014. Exam fees are not included and students are responsible for submitting application forms. Students on the 12 week course starting 08.09.2014 will need to book an additional week's accommodation as the exam is on 02.12.2014
Starting dates 2014: 06.Jan.2014, 17.Mar.2014, 08.Sep.2014.
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Exam dates 14.Mar.2014, 07.Jun.2014, 02.Dec.2014
Exam fee 137 GBP
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in GBP -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3190 3468
10 week course starts on 06.01.2014. 12 week course starts on 17.03.2014 or 08.09.2014. Exam fees are not included and students are responsible for submitting application forms.
Starting dates 2014: 06.Jan.2014, 17.Mar.2014, 08.Sep.2014.
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Exam dates 15.Mar.2014, 07.Jun.2014, 29.Nov.2014
Exam fee 141 GBP
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP -- -- -- -- -- 1914 2233 2552 3190 3828 319
Please note that all students wishing to take the IELTS test must register for this themselves online. We recommend doing this 5 weeks in advance. Test fee subject to change.
Starting dates 2014: 06.Jan.2014, 17.Feb.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 12.May.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 04.Aug.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 27.Oct.2014.
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Exam fee 131 GBP
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in GBP -- 770 1155 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Two week course starts 30.06 or 14.07, three week course starts 28.07 or 18.08. Students wishing to take the IELTS test must register for this themselves online. Exam fee subject to change.
Starting dates 2014: 30.Jun.2014, 14.Jul.2014, 28.Jul.2014, 18.Aug.2014.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 14:45
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Exam fee 131 GBP
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 24 36 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP -- -- -- 1392 2080 2784 3480 3828 7296 10944 319
This course combines General English with specialist art and design-related disciplines, and can include drawing, painting, clay work, sculpture, modelling, textiles, fashion and jewellery making, 3D design.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Course not available: 08.Dec.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
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Lesson duration (minutes): 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 75.00  GBP
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 55 GBP. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Language school closed: In 2014 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2014, 18.Apr.2014, 21.Apr.2014, 05.May.2014, 26.May.2014, 25.Aug.2014, 25.Dec.2014, 26.Dec.2014
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): English

3. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in GBP 250 500 750 800 250 150
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
A bright modern student residence which is part of Oxford Brookes University. It has excellent facilities.
Single rooms grouped in self-contained apartments of 6 study bedrooms. Six students share two toilets, two bathrooms.
Telephone in each apartment and CCTV and 24 hour security.
Meals provided at college cafeteria. 2 minutes' walk from St Josephs campus, 30 minutes' bus ride to St Michaels campus.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 2 minutes walking
Includes: Phone, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:25.Aug.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in GBP -- 344 516 688 172
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Internet access available subject to our fair usage policy. NB internet access is not guaranteed during High Season.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes walking
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 15.Jun.2014 - 10.Aug.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 21 GBP
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in GBP -- 344 516 688 172
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes walking
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:10.Aug.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in GBP 195 390 585 780 195 250
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Bookings shorter than 12 weeks may be accepted from end of June. 20 minute walk to St Josephs campus, 15 minute bus ride to St Michaels campus.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes walking
Includes: Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 15.Jun.2014 - 10.Aug.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 25 GBP
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in GBP 175 350 525 700 175 150
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Brand new contemporary residence for students on Diploma of English course (24 or 34 weeks) in the heart of Oxford's vibrant student quarter, close to local amenities and 15 minutes' walk to either campus. Single en-suite rooms, with shared fully-equipped kitchen, common room with TV and games, laundry facilities and on-site security and resident warden. The residence is available to all students during summer (June 14 - September 13).
Price extra night: 25 GBP (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 17
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 14.Jun.2014 - 13.Sep.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 45 GBP
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in GBP 195 390 585 780 195 250
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
These light, modern and airy houses are just a few minutes' walk from the Cowley Rd, in a quiet residential area close to local amenities. Bookings shorter than 12 weeks may be accepted from end of June. 15 minute walk from St Josephs campus, 20 minute bus ride from St Michaels campus.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 15.Jun.2014 - 10.Aug.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 25 GBP
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in GBP 195 390 585 780 195 250
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Bookings shorter than 12 weeks may be accepted from end of June.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 15.Jun.2014 - 10.Aug.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 25 GBP
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Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Single room on request
Optional airport transfer: London Heathrow (LHR): for 144 GBP (one way)
Taxi costs about 70 GBP to the city center
London Gatwick (LGW), London Stansted (STN): for 186 GBP (one way)
Taxi costs about 125 GBP to the city center
London Luton Airport (LTN): for 144 GBP (one way)
Taxi costs about 100 GBP to the city center

4. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Ballet     1 km
Basketball     1 km
Cricket     0.5 km
Dancing     1 km
Diving     3 km
Field Hockey     1 km
Football (soccer)     0.5 km
Golf     3 km
Horse riding     6 km
Ice Hockey     2 km
Music      
Rugby     0.5 km
Sailing     12 km
Squash     1 km
Swimming     0.5 km
Table Tennis     1 km
Tennis     0.5 km
Volleyball     0.5 km
Windsurfing     12 km
Yoga     0.5 km

5. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.2/5.0 
(5 reviews)
City 4.8/5.0 
Organisation 4.4/5.0 
Facilities 4.4/5.0 
Social activities 4.4/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 5.0/5.0 
Value for money 4.0/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 3.6/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 3.6/5.0 
Other 3.6/5.0 
Students liked about Kings Colleges, Oxford
"What I most like was the atmosphere: everyone tried to do their best to help you so that you feel comfortable and happy during your stay." - (21 years)
"Teachers and the atmosphere. Awesome." -
"The atmosphere" - (22 years)
"Friendly and calm atmosphere, but at the same time serious and productive" - (27 years)
All 5 reviews of Kings Colleges

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