London, Goldsmiths College
Summer Vacation Courses England and Scotland

Goldsmiths College

An historic college, founded in 1891, 20 minutes from the heart of London and with many areas available for sports and recreational activities.

Age Range

12 - 17



Duration of Stay

15 Days / 14 Nights

Courses start

2/16/30 July


in most areas

In this Centre


Goldsmiths College was founded in 1891 and is part of the University of London. It is located in south-east London, close to the historical areas of Greenwich and Blackheath, just 20 minutes from the heart of the City of London, well connected by a convenient rail service. The has many recreation areas such as the Student’s Union which offers students a large room for screening films in the original language, a bar, a games room, a theatre room, a TV room, a musical auditorium, a disco and a bank.

Language Course

The course includes 20 lessons per week of 45 minutes in standard classes of max 16 students and lessons alternate between the morning and the afternoon.

Course option available on prior request by 30/03/2020, offers to replace the general course with PCTO specific lessons (formerly ASL) with the addition of 5 weekly afternoon hours of visits. At the end of the course, a certificate is issued confirming the students’ participation and summarizing the details of their work experience. This document is valid in recognition of the hours carried out for the school/work experience programme.


The college provides single rooms with private bathrooms in apartments made up of 8 rooms and a kitchen. Use of the kitchen is at the discretion of the centre management, in cases where it is allowed can only be used by group leaders. The college does not provide towels. On arrival, students must pay a security deposit required by the school of £ 20/€ 30 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

A gym, two tennis courts, a football court and a volleyball court.

Free Time and Activities

  • 2 full day excursions:
    Cambridge with admission to King’s College, Brighton with a visit to the Sea Life Centre.
  • 2 half day excursions to London
    by train including a visit to the National Gallery, Covent Garden, Politics & Royalty walking tour, Tate Modern, St. Paul’s Cathedral and a Thames river cruise.
  • Half day excursions:
    Greenwich with admission to the Maritime Museum
  • Various local visits to London
    by train some of which include the British Museum, Olympic Park, Camden Town, Regents’ Park, Kensington Museums, Bricklane and Spitalfields Markets.
  • Evening activities in college

Transport included.

This programme may change for organisational reasons.

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