London, University of  Greenwich Daniel Defoe Halls
Summer Vacation Courses England and Scotland

University of Greenwich Daniel Defoe Halls

A campus located within the prestigious Royal Naval College of Greenwich, well connected to the centre of London by the Docklands Light Railway.

Age Range

11 - 17



Duration of Stay

15 Days / 14 Nights

Courses start

2/16 July


in most areas

In this Centre


Located in the beautiful Greenwich area of south-east London and well connected to the city centre by the DLR line, which is only a short walk away. The campus is part of the prestigious Royal Naval College and is just a few minutes from the Cutty Sark.

Language Course

The course includes 20 lessons per week of 45 minutes in standard classes of max 16 students, with lessons alternating 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.


Is in the modern Daniel Defoe Halls building, located a 15-minute walk from college or one stop on the Docklands Light Railway. Students stay in single rooms with private bathrooms, grouped in apartments each equipped with a kitchen. Kitchen usage is at the discretion of the centre management, in cases where granted this can only be by group leaders. Each floor has a common room. In front of the accommodation is the Tube stop and the DLR line leading to London Bridge in about 20 minutes. 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

There is a small gym, the use of which is at the discretion of the centre management and if the activity program provisions for it.

Free Time and Activities

  • 2 full day excursions:
    Cambridge with admission to King’s College, Brighton including a visit to the Sea Life Centre or Canterbury with admission to cathedral.
  • 2 full day excursions to London
    by train with a visit to the National Gallery, Covent Garden, Politics & Royalty walking tour, Tate Modern, St. Paul’s Cathedral, a Thames river cruise.
  • Half day excursions:
    Greenwich including 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, Hyde Park.
  • Afternoon and evening activities.

This programme may change for organisational reasons.

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