Bournemouth is one of the top holiday resorts in the UK and a major centre for students from abroad who wish to study English in the UK. Situated on the south coast 2 hours from London it is a vibrant place famous for its magnificent 10km sandy beach, mild climate, excellent shops, restaurants and pubs and exciting night life.
Bournemouth’s popularity with foreign students also stems from its reputation as a centre of academic excellence. As well as many language schools there is the University, which is rated as the UK’s number 1 new university, and many other colleges and schools offering a wide variety of academic and vocational programmes.
Bournemouth is an ideal place to study, experience the English way of life and make friendships that will last a lifetime
The town is a safe and easy place to live. The population is about 200,000, so it is very easy to get around. The English that is spoken in Bournemouth is a standard variety making it an ideal place for students to develop their language skills.
Another attraction of Bournemouth is its outstanding location and excellent communications with other parts of the UK. The main London airports of Heathrow and Gatwick are both within easy reach and major tourist destinations like London, Oxford and Bath can all be visited on day trips.
Some of the most beautiful countryside in the British Isles is very close to Bournemouth. The New Forest National Park, the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and the ancient and mysterious standing stones at Stonehenge are all within easy reach.
Above all Bournemouth is a friendly and welcoming place and you can be sure you will want to return again and again!