Summer School for International Students in UK

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ISSOS in Cambridge, England:
Based in Cambridge in south-east England, approximately 50 miles (80 km) north-east of London, ISSOS offers all-inclusive 3-week summer school programs for international students aged 13-18 years. Our summer school takes place in July & August in Queen's College, a world-famous Cambridge university.

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We provide a balanced summer program of academia, fun & culture, through a combination of learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure. All students will be picked up by a uniformed member of staff at the selected international airport and accompanied to Cambridge.

We also run a summer school in St. Andrews University in St Andrews on the beautiful east coast of Scotland.

Summer School Programs:

Photo of Summer School for International Students in UKOur summer school programs are for international students aged between 13 - 18 years

- Our residential summer programs are 3-weeks all-inclusive.

- Our summer programs provide a well balanced, supervised summer program to international students and expose them to the UK as a place to travel and study.

- Students study one academic subject and one elective subject.

• Academic programs:  English Language (Beginner-advanced), Advanced English, Debate, Business Studies & Entrepreneurship, Journalism & Pre-IB.

• Elective programs:  Fencing, Outdoor Leadership, Theatre, Tennis & Photography.

In addition, we provide a full program of activities, trips, cultural enrichment and the ISSOS Highland Games.

The historic and cultural location of Cambridge provides a safe, stimulating and inspirational campus for our summer school.

We offer our students the opportunity of a summer adventure of a lifetime where the focus is on personal safety and wellbeing, quality individual instruction and a unique international experience.

International Students:

Image of Summer School for International Students in UKAt ISSOS, our international students can learn within an encouraging and supportive environment while having fun and making new friends from around the world.

Our international students represent over 60 nationalities, creating a dynamic, multi-cultural atmosphere.

Our Teachers:
Our highly qualified and motivated teachers have been carefully selected from academic institutions around the world for their qualifications, expertise and experience and bring with them an energy and enthusiasm for teaching and interacting with young people.

There is a staff student ratio of 1:5 and classes are intentionally kept small in order to provide individual attention and personalised instruction.

In addition to providing high quality academic standards for our summer students, our teachers are also dormitory residents and are backed up by counselors who act as role models and provide pastoral care.

Student Safety & Supervision:

Photos of ISSOS in Cambridge, EnglandThe safety and well-being of our students is our number one priority. Throughout the 3-week program, students are well supervised within scheduled classes, trips and activities and also during their free time.

In terms of locations, Cambridge is well known as an exceptionally safe university town offering a safe environment for students to enjoy their summer.

Qualified instructors run all outdoor activities and activities using outside contractors (e.g. water sports), who are subject to detailed risk assessments.

Our team of counselors are dedicated to supervising and looking after students. They organise evening activities and are always available to support students as and when required and live in the same halls of residence as students to make sure they are monitored.

Student Accommodation:
Our summer school programs are run in the extensive and beautiful grounds of Queens College, Cambridge.

Our international students will be housed in the historic halls of residence, providing a comfortable and safe home for the duration of the summer school.

Parent Reviews / Testimonials:

Picture of Summer School for International Students in UK•  "Our son has attended ISSOS for two summers. We couldn’t have chosen a better school! Our son returned home much more mature and self-confident and we could not believe how much he had improved his English skills.

ISSOS has excellent academic standards as well as highly qualified teaching staff; we met them at the parents reception and were very impressed." 

Laura, Italy

•  "Our son can’t think of a better place to go, a first-rate summer enrichment program, and he applied again immediately after his return. ISSOS brings a truly international mix of students together, in an exceptional and very rewarding way, to maximum benefit of all students."
Dagmar, Germany

Student Reviews / Testimonials:
•  "There is one word that describes ISSOS, amazing! Issos is an exceptional school and the staff work perfectly together. The social activities are great, a brilliant way of getting to know students from other classes and electives."
Axel, Finland

•  "It’s hard to sum up ISSOS in a few lines, but its quite easy to sum up in one word: Brilliant! From classes to activities to trips, ISSOS has something for everyone and more than one thing for most."
Rachel, USA

•  "Personally, ISSOS was one of the most amazing things I’ve ever done. Not only were my teachers fantastic, I developed new skills and also met so many people and made many friends that I would have never met if I hadn’t gone to ISSOS."
Sarah, USA

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Address: ISSOS Head Office, 69 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 5TF, UK & England
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2019-06-26 were from:

Italy;   Mexico;   Hong Kong;   Turkey;   Germany;   Greece;   Bahrain;   UAE;   Egypt;   Spain;   and more.