Liverpool, University of Liverpool
Summer Vacation Courses England and Scotland

University of Liverpool

An inner-city campus located 10 minutes’ walk from the centre of the birthplace of The Beatles, and the European City of Culture 2008.

Age Range

11 - 17



Duration of Stay

15 Days / 14 nights

Courses start

3/17 July


in most areas

In this Centre


Liverpool located along the Estuary of the River Mersey bordering Wales and overlooking the Irish Sea is also famous worldwide for being the birthplace of the Beatles, one of the most famous bands in the history of music. The city elected European Capital of Culture in 2008 offers its visitors’ museums, art galleries, restaurants, shops and a dock area that deserves visiting from the Albert Dock to Pier Head.


The city campus is about a 10-minute walk from the city centre, with all the facilities situated closely together and well connected to Liverpool’s major attractions. The large and bright canteen is located inside a modern building just a few meters from the accommodation blocks. The classrooms are up to date and well equipped with multimedia. There is also a bar, a laundrette, a bank and an evening room for the students.

Language Course

The course includes 20 lessons per week of 45 minutes in standard classes of max 15 students and lessons alternate between the morning and the afternoon.
Trinity exams included in the package.
However, please tick the corresponding box on the registration form indicating, if possible, the level of examination required.

Inspiration English

Students with a minimum English level B1 will be able to choose to replace the general course with lessons aimed at developing language skills in specific areas. The course, lasting 15 hours per week, will be focused on the following points:
Deepening language with an approach to culture and art through the use of modern teaching methods.
Understanding the creative processes applicable to both writing and the design of independent artistic forms such as drawing, photography and graphic analysis of infographics.
All discussions during the course are in English along with the presentation of individual and group projects. Students supervised by their teachers demonstrate their creativity and ideas by keeping a daily diary to record their work.
This choice must be indicated on the registration form and does not include provision for the Trinity examination.


50 meters from the canteen are the accommodation blocks which offer large single study bedrooms all with private bathrooms. There is also a kitchen that serves as a common room. The use of the kitchen is at the discretion of the centre management and in cases where it is allowed can only be used by group leaders Towels are provided by the college. On arrival, students must pay a security deposit of £30 /€ 40 required by the school. The deposit will be returned at the time of departure unless the college needs to deduct payment for reasons stated in the school regulations.

Sports Equipment

The sports centre is a very short distance from the canteen, the accommodation and the classrooms. It offers a multipurpose gym and an indoor pool.

Free Time and Activities

  • 3 full day excursions:
    Manchester and a visit to Old Trafford stadium, The Lake District including a cruise, Chester including a walking tour.
  • 1 half day excursion:
    Croxteth Country Hall.
  • 5 local trips:
    Liverpool Cathedral & the Cavern, the Liverpool World Museum, the Maritime Museum, The Beatle’’ Story, The Museum of Liverpool.
  • Afternoon and evening activities (including a fantastic gala dinner).

This programme may change for organisational reasons.

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Other Activities

PCTO "Enterprise English"


Is for students aged 16 and over and with a minimum language level of B1 (CEF)

The course includes 3 hours of “Enterprise English” per week and consists of a combination of lessons, presentations and role-plays based on the world of work. Topics

  • techniques on how to deal with a job interview abroad;
  • how to write a CV and covering letter;
  • personal presentation, how to best approach the workplace;
  • communication methods in the world of work;

Those attending “Enterprise English” will receive an additional certificate of attendance that summarizes the topics covered during the course.

This document certifies the hours completed by the student towards the PCTO program.

Theatre and Street Dance Workshops

Theatre and Street Dance Workshops

This centre organises two theatre workshops and two street dance sessions delivered by professionals. The workshops last for 90 minutes each and at the end of which students receive an attendance certificate.

London Stay

London Stay

From this centre, you can arrange a 2-night stay in London as part of your 15-day stay (12 + 2). The choice of this option, however, involves the loss of an all-day trip and a day of lessons and includes a supplement of € 250 or you can add the stay onto the 14 nights (14+2) at a cost of € 330. During the London Stay students stay in 3-star central hotels, in triple or quadruple rooms, with single rooms for escorts; Also included in the cost are a £6 lunch voucher; vouchers for £10 for each of the two dinners; and a daily travel card for a single full day.
* The tour does not include guides or activity leaders.


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