Chester, University of Chester
Vacation Courses England and Scotland

University of Chester

A modern university situated 15 minutes on foot from the centre of a historic, Roman city.

Age Range

11 - 17


College, Host Family

Duration of Stay

15 Days / 14 nights

Courses start

30 June, 14, 28 July

In this Centre

Available services



Chester, located in the county of Cheshire, is an important historical, cultural and tourist centre in the north-west of England. Founded by the Romans, the pretty town offers one of the best-preserved city walls in the UK, an impressive town hall, a Victorian-era clock located on the East Gate, numerous quaint venues and shops.


The University of Chester is only a 15-minute walk from the city centre or 10 minutes by bus with stop at a short distance from the entrance. It’s equipped with classrooms, canteen with some small tables in a pretty  eranda, students’ union and ATM. Outdoor sports fields, swimming pool, multipurpose gym.

Language Course

15 lessons per week, 60 minutes each (30 total hours), in homogeneous classes of max. 20 students.


College: Single ensuite room.
Host family: Twin room. Bathroom shared with the family members and the other hosted students.
Full board (Host family: lunch and dinner at home, lunch at the canteen).

Security deposit £25/€25

Sports Equipment

Outdoor sports fields, swimming pool, multipurpose gym.

Free Time and Activities

  • 2 full day excursions
    Liverpool with entrance to the Beatles Story Museum
    Manchester with entrance to Manchester City Stadium
  • 2 half day excursions
    Conwy Castle
    Shrewsbury Castle
  • 2 local visits
    Entrance to the Chester Cathedral and Cheshire Military Museum, Roman Tour
  • Afternoon and evening activities

This programme may vary for organisational reasons.

Where is it?

Other Activities

English Plus

English Plus

Included in the price

3 lessons per week, 3 hours each (18 total hours) to choose from:

  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Football
  • Intensive English
  • Leadership & Life Skills (PCTO)

Students who will not have indicated their preference will join the standard programme. Courses start with a minimum of 10 students.
Please tell our offices your choice no later than April 30th.


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