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Best language schools in Durham (ranked based on student reviews)

You are interested in learning English in Durham? We have researched all the details about the best English language schools in Durham for you so that you can easily compare prices, reviews, courses for adults and teenagers and special offers.

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Why Durham? Located just three hours by train from London, and less than two from Edinburgh, Durham is home to England's most beautiful Romanesque cathedral, a huge castle, and surrounding them both is a cobweb of hilly, picturesque cobbled streets. Here you can find and explore botanical gardens, mazes and museums exhibiting artefacts from Asia, Egypt and the Middle East. The University here is the third top third level education institution in England (after Oxford and Cambridge) and is full of upper-crust students attending England's third university of choice.
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Key Facts about Durham

Population: 229,000

Elevation: 123 m. above sea level

Time zone: +5h. (GMT -5)

Region: North Carolina, Durham County

Currency: USD

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.

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (England UK average):4.10 US$ (29% cheaper than in USA)
    Mains electricity:
    • Plug Type G
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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