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Stafford House International, Canterbury

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.02 reviews
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Rating: 3.0/5.0

3.0/5.0
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Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0
General English 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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640£ 640£
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Concorde International, Canterbury

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.081 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0
General English 21 - 21 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
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626£ 600£
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St Peters School of English, Canterbury

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.018 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 3.7/5.0

3.7/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 3.2/5.0

3.2/5.0
General Course B - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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488£ 469£
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Canterbury
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0
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Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0
Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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1730£ 1644£
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Embassy Junior Centre, Canterbury
Summer Camp - Standard - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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Includes accommodation -
1610£ 1573£
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St Giles International, Canterbury
Junior Day Camp - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
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1290£ 1290£
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What our students said about Canterbury

10
I absolutely love this city! History is all around...

I absolutely love this city! History is all around you! It's small and medieval, there are city walls and it feels like you are in a fairy-tale.

Anastasiia
Russia
10
Everything was perfect

Everything was perfect

karamfila
Bulgaria

Most recent student reviews of language schools in Canterbury

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 18 reviews

In the city Center

10 November 2019
Course: Intensive Course A - 2 weeks
Student age: 51 years

CHRISTINE
France

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 81 reviews

The professional teachers.

13 August 2019
Course: General English 25 - 1 week
Student age: 50 years

Christophe
France

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 81 reviews

The school itself and the facilities were great.
It was a good experience.

17 July 2019
Course: General English 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 10 years

karamfila
Bulgaria

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 18 reviews

Central location, very helpful and patient teachers.

10 December 2018
Course: Intensive Course A+ - 2 weeks
Student age: 41 years

Agata
Poland

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 18 reviews

The good teachers
The school and the teachers are fine, I was happy about this. The problems were about the family who hosted me... they are good person but were cheapskates (they never cooked me any fish or steak during my 4 week stay there.) The temperatures at times were cold in the house, and they cooked me potatoes 85% of the time. It seemed they hosted people just for money and not for passion.

10 December 2018
Course: Intensive Course A - 4 weeks
Student age: 24 years

Riccardo Paolo
Italy

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 18 reviews

Teacher
It is a good school.

27 November 2018
Course: General Course B - 26 weeks
Student age: 38 years

Sununta
Thailand

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 18 reviews

Přístup učitelů.
Celkově hodnotím pobyt kladně. Myslím, že mě to posunulo v mém studiu a rád se k vám opět vrátím.

31 October 2018
Course: Intensive Course A+ - 2 weeks
Student age: 43 years

Martin
Czech Republic

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 18 reviews

Classes made by an international group

27 August 2018
Course: General Course B - 4 weeks
Student age: 19 years

Carlo Guido
Italy

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 81 reviews

Centrally located, nice garden and a good café

22 August 2018
Course: General English 25 - 2 weeks
Student age: 48 years

Cecilia
Sweden

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 81 reviews

Opportunity to combine courses and holidays. River tours are a must. Most interesting topics and good teachers.
Mostly high standards of teaching competence.

15 July 2018
Course: General English 15 - 1 week
Student age: 55 years

Irmelin
Norway

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 18 reviews

It was definitely one of the best places I have ever studied! Very kind staff and great teachers.

26 February 2018
Course: General Course B - 2 weeks
Student age: 46 years

Cheila
Brazil

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 18 reviews

The location in the city.
Concerning the advanced level, this is a rather low-cost school. There is a good price-quality ratio, nonetheless, a student will not be able to progress easily. You will have to cope with your level on your own. For instance, I did not read any difficult articles from a newspaper or an interview/video on YouTube. This is a pity.

18 December 2017
Course: Intensive Course A - 4 weeks
Student age: 25 years

Pierre
France

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 81 reviews

The academic environment was very good.

5 September 2017
Course: General English 25 - 3 weeks
Student age: 21 years

Alonso
Spain

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 81 reviews

The teachers were all great. Although the level of my first class was too easy for me (similar to the high school level), the school didn't change my class at first. The school reallocated me to another class after my third request. It seems that I wasted my time during taking the unmatched class. The school should offer a level check test(progress test) more often.

27 March 2017
Course: General English 25 - 8 weeks
Student age: 26 years

Nao
Japan

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 81 reviews

Teachers, teaching methods

11 March 2017
Course: General English 15 - 2 weeks
Student age: 18 years

Tubel
Russia

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 81 reviews

People working at the reception desk. Almost a perfect grade.
Excellent school. I won't hesitate to recommend it.

27 September 2016
Course: General English 25 - 2 weeks
Student age: 60 years

Suzanne
Canada

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 81 reviews

the sufficient homogeneity in the composition of the class
they should anticipate, by email, the teaching material which is then used during the course

24 August 2016
Course: General English 15 - 1 week
Student age: 52 years

Sergio
Italy

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 18 reviews

The size and the small number of students per classroom. Different teachers for each session.

21 June 2016
Course: Intensive Course A - 1 week
Student age: 57 years

María Isabel
Spain

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 81 reviews

Good organization Good test level at the beginning Good Teachers Good atmosphere Good location

21 December 2015
Course: General English 25 - 4 weeks
Student age: 73 years

Rene
France

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 81 reviews

The teachers are very good at their jobs.

30 December 2013
Course: General English 15 - 7 weeks
Student age: 40 years

Raúl
Spain

Key Facts about Canterbury

Canterbury: Canterbury is a historic city, famous for its cathedral and medieval architecture. The city also offers a good deal of shopping, restaurants, a peaceful countryside, theatres and cinemas. London is only one and a half hours away by train.

Population: 47,000

Time zone: +10h. (GMT +0)

Region: England, Kent

Currency: GBP (1 GBP = 1.2254 USD)

Canterbury quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 (105 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days. Documentation regarding purpose of visit must be shown at the border in order to enter the country. For Study purposes: letter of enrolment from school, accommodation arrangements and proof of payments to the relevant institutions. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

3 universities in Canterbury
Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (England UK average):3.35 £ (29% cheaper than in USA)
    Mains electricity:
    • Plug Type G
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

    Arrival Airports

    London Gatwick (LGW) - 88 km. from Canterbury city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Every 30 minutes, 54,00 GBP, 140 minutes.

    Main stops: Gatwick Airport, London St. Pancras International LL + St. Pancras International, Canterbury West

    Taxi: 70 minutes drive to city center of Canterbury

    Stansted (STN) - 88 km. from Canterbury city center

    Public transportation to city center:

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    Every 30 minutes, 50,00 GBP, 170 minutes.

    Main stops: Stansted Airport, Coach Station, London King´s Cross St. Pancras + St. Pancras International, Canterbury West

    Taxi: 90 minutes drive to city center of Canterbury

    Direct international flights from:
    • United Kingdom: Belfast International, Derry, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow International, Guernsey, Newquay
    • Ireland: Cork, Dublin, Kerry, Knock, Shannon
    • USA: Las Vegas Mccarran, Orlando International, Orlando Sanford
    London Heathrow (LHR) - 108 km. from Canterbury city center

    Public transportation to city center:

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    5+60, 44,00 GBP, 155 minutes.

    Main stops: Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground, King´s Cross St. Pancras Underground Station + St. Pancras International, Canterbury West

    Taxi: 90 minutes drive to city center of Canterbury

    Direct international flights from:
    • USA: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, Austin-Bergstrom, Baltimore Washington International, Boston Logan International, Charlotte Douglas, Chicago O'Hare International, Dallas Fort Worth International, Denver International, Detroit Wayne County, Houston George Bush Intercntl., Las Vegas Mccarran, Los Angeles International, Miami International, Minneapolis St Paul, New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, Philadelphia International, Phoenix Sky Harbor, Portland, Raleigh / Durham, Salt Lake City, San Diego International, San Francisco International, San Jose International, Seattle / Tacoma International, Washington Dulles
    • Canada: Calgary, Halifax International, Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Ottawa International, St John's, Toronto Pearson International, Vancouver International
    • South Africa: Cape Town, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
    • Singapore: Singapore Changi

    Events in CanterburyBest time to take a language course in Canterbury

    October
    Canterbury Festival
    Canterbury Festival

    17 October 2020 - 31 October 2020Organising over 200 events every autumn, the Canterbury Festival presents a varied cultural programme of theatre, music, and dance performances alongside talks, walks and family friendly fun.

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      FAQ about schools in Canterbury

    • Students rated the activity program at Concorde International as the best.
    • Stafford House International has received the best overall rating in Canterbury.
    • Concorde International, located in Hawks Lane has been voted as the school with the best location in Canterbury.
    • Concorde International was rated highest for quality of teaching.
    • 'Homestay' at Concorde International is the best rated accommodation in Canterbury.
    • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations. According to a survey of StudyTravel Magazine the average course duration for England UK is 4 weeks.
    • Students rated Canterbury with 4.7 stars out of 5.
    • In Canterbury electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type G.
    • Best airport to arrive to in Canterbury is London Gatwick (88.8 km from city center). Alternative airports: Stansted (88.9 km), London Heathrow (108.6 km). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Canterbury.
    • In Canterbury the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business Group.
    • Schools in Canterbury offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: Cambridge First, Cambridge Advanced, Cambridge Business, IELTS.

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