Summer English Courses in UK for International Students

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ISSOS, Summer Schools at Cambridge and St Andrews Universities:
Give your teenager the opportunity to improve their English language skills this summer while enjoying an unforgettable holiday in the UK! ISSOS provides three-week residential summer courses to international students (ages 13-18) in the world-famous Cambridge and St. Andrews Universities. Our all-inclusive summer school programs take place in July and August.

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Beautiful & Historic University Towns:

Photo of Summer English Courses in UK for International StudentsCambridge and St Andrews are university towns that provide a stunning, unique and safe location for our students.

St Andrews is located on the beautiful east coast of Scotland, approximately 50 miles (80km) north-east of Edinburgh and 80 miles (130 km) north-east of Glasgow.

The city of Cambridge in England is situated approximately 50 miles (80 km) north-east of London.


Quality Summer Schools:
Our residential summer schools aim to offer a balanced summer experience of academics, fun and culture.

Students choose one academic subject and one elective subject to study during their 3-week stay. Academic subject options include English language courses for beginner to advanced students.

We attract students from all over the world, representing over 60 nationalities. We offer limited places to guarantee small class sizes and individual attention.

We also offer a full program of activities, trips, cultural enrichment and the ISSOS Highland Games allowing students the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure.

Choice of Academic Programs:

Image of Summer English Courses in UK for International StudentsStudents choose one academic subject and one elective subject. We offer limited places in order to guarantee small class sizes and individual attention. Classes meet daily for 2.5 hours.

Academic Programs in St. Andrews:
• English Language Course (from beginner to advanced)
• Pre-International Baccalaureate program (designed to prepare students about to enter the IB Diploma program)
• Creative Writing Program 
• Debate Program
• Youth Leadership Program 

Academic Programs in Cambridge:
• English Language Course (from beginner to advanced)
• Advanced English with IELTS Preparation: This program is designed to give students an overview of the IELTS Academic exam (International English Language Testing System), which is aimed for those who want to study or train in an English-speaking university or Institutions of Higher and Further Education.
• Pre-International Baccalaureate Program: This program is designed to prepare students about to enter the IB Diploma program
• Business Studies & Entrepreneurship
• Debate Program
• Journalism Program

Choice of Elective Subjects:

Photos of ISSOS, Summer Schools at Cambridge and St Andrews UniversitiesScheduled four afternoons per week, these fun-filled and action-packed elective courses will enable students to discover and experience exciting subjects while gaining new skills and expertise.

Electives available in St. Andrews:
• Art, Golf, Film, Tennis, Theatre

Electives available in Cambridge:

• Fencing, Outdoor Leadership, Photography, Tennis, Theatre

Testimonials from Parents:
•  "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•  "WOW! What more can I say, my daughter loved the summer school and talks about nothing else. She has made amazing friends from all over the world and learned so much."
Father, Germany

•  "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

•  "My daughters had a fantastic time this summer and we hear daily more about "when I was in St Andrews...". They have both had a fantastic time and have made many new friends. Both are hoping to return next year."
Mother, Kuwait

•  "Your program is one of the best I could wish for my daughter. From my point of view it has a perfect balance of learning and fun."
Mother, Russia

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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 2017-12-14 were from:

Vietnam;   Spain;   UAE;   Netherlands;   Thailand;   Tanzania;   Russia;   Israel;   Latvia;   Singapore;   and more.