Cambridge Seminars Tutorial College:
Cambridge Seminars is a warm, friendly Sixth Form College for students between the ages of 16-20. We are located in the centre of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, 50 miles (80 km) north east of London, accessible by train in an hour from both Liverpool Street and Kings Cross stations in London. A family atmosphere is fostered in which academic excellence flourishes. The college’s main focus is on Pre-University Foundation Programmes, GCE A-Levels, GCSE’s. We have been preparing students for university for the past twenty five years and continue to strive to meet and exceed our students’ expectations. As a university preparation college, our objective is to get you, the student to the best university based on your abilities. We also offer GCSE’s for those students who have not completed high school within their own country. We are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and have been highly praised by many of the leading universities for the quality of our academic achievement.
Here are just some of the reasons why students choose to study at Cambridge Seminars:
* Examination Results: the college has a spectacular record of examination success
* Friendly, family atmosphere: everyone who visits the college remarks on its friendly and positive atmosphere, which helps our students gain the self confidence and the skills appreciated by universities.
* Location: the college is ideally situated, being only five minutes cycle ride from the centre of Cambridge.
* Staff: the college boasts a highly talented staff (several are GCSE or A-level examiners) chosen for their ability to combine expertise with teaching flair.
* Facilities: combining the intimacy of a small college with the resources of larger institutes, we have full audio-visual and computer facilities and a well equipped science laboratory.
* Accreditation: our college is accredited by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education (BAC). We are members of the British Council, with accessibility through their offices worldwide. To ensure student visa application suitability we are registered on the Department of Education & Skills Register, set up by the Home office.
* Continuous Development: we have a policy of continuous improvement, ensuring that our services meet and exceed the expectations of our students, parents and sponsors.
* Highly qualified and experienced teachers
* An excellent record of students achieving successful entry to University degree courses.
* Individual attention in small classes.
* Careful monitoring of progress.
Our aim is to meet our students’ aspirations in placing them at their choice of university. Leaving home for the first time is always difficult and this is particularly true if “home” is thousands of miles away and in a strange country with a different culture.
Recognising this, we aim to settle our students into their new environment as quickly as possible - help them to adjust to their new surroundings and prepare them for their time at university.
Sixth Form; Pre-University Foundation Programmes; GCE A-Levels; GCSE’s. As a university preparation college, our objective is to get you, the student to the best university based on your abilities. You will achieve this either through the study of A-Levels or Pre-University Foundation Programmes. We welcome international students.
We are approachable, expert, supportive and firmly committed to ensuring that all our students fulfil their potential and pursue their chosen careers. Proud as we are of our past academic record, we cannot rest on our laurels. The world is rapidly changing and we are therefore continually reviewing our courses to ensure that we meet the needs of tomorrow’s professionals, whether they are doctors, engineers, lawyers or businessmen.
Cambridge Seminars has a relaxed informal atmosphere where students are treated as adults. Typically, students are required to attend between 16-20 hours of classroom per working week (Monday to Friday). The college lays strong emphasis on class attendance and expects each student to ensure they attend each timetabled class. Failure to attend classes will have an immediate and detrimental affect on the students study programme. All classes are supervised and you will be expected to complete all homework and coursework assignments that are given. Attendance in class is considered part of the final assessment for many of our programmes.
The college is happy to arrange sports activities where there is student demand. As an example the college has a football team and training sessions are organised usually in the evening. Students are encouraged to take part in local activities.
When students visit their friends or relatives at week-ends, they must inform the host family and preferably the college.
The college does not have a uniform and students dress casually.
At Cambridge Seminars we recognise that good accommodation is an essential element in a successful academic programme.
We like to ensure that all our students have their own rooms with appropriate facilities and storage space. We help students locate accommodation within walking distance of the College and we are not far from the historic Cambridge city centre and Grafton shopping centre.
Host Family Accommodation:
We have well-established links with good local host families who provide term time accommodation on a bed, breakfast and evening meal basis. Some families look after just one or two students while others are happy to provide accommodation for several students. Each student has their own individual room with study facilities. Host family accommodation is particularly suitable for students who appreciate a family atmosphere.
Self Catering Accommodation:
For those students who prefer to find their own self-catering accommodation, the college will provide assistance in making contact with suitable letting agents or landlords.
Cambridge is a very peaceful city with a good environment, pleasant atmosphere and is a convenient place to live. The City centre is only a five minute cycle ride or ten minute walk away from the college. There is a wide variety of shops to cater for residents including two shopping centres namely the Grafton Centre and the Lion Yard.
Cambridge is a safe city with a low crime rate and well lit streets. In Cambridge there are plenty of places for entertainment like the multi screen cinema and two theatres as well as night clubs to suit all tastes.
All forms of religion are catered for in Cambridge. There are Catholic and Anglican churches and also Mosque. There are also Baptist, Methodist and Synagogue churches were you can worship respective faiths. There are corner shops, supermarkets, banks, coffee bars, take-aways, and many pizza parlours within easy reach of the college.
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