Miami, TLA @ St. Thomas University
Summer Vacation Courses USA

TLA @ St. Thomas University

Located in a residential area of Miami, this campus is surrounded by 61 hectares of parklands and woodland groves dotted with lakes and playing fields.

Age Range

13 - 18



Duration of Stay

15 Days / 13 Nights

Courses start

5/19 July


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Miami, known as the “City of Light”, is the capital of Miami-Dade County and is on the southeast coast of the state of Florida. Its urban area is located between the Miami River, Biscayne Bay, the Everglades National Park and the Atlantic Ocean. The metropolitan area consists of the two cities of Miami and Miami Beach, which are about 10 kilometres apart.


St. Thomas is a private Catholic university in Miami Gardens, a residential area north of the city centre, about twenty minutes from the famous beaches of Sunny Isles. On-campus, there is a library, a church, a multimedia room and a room for evening activities, all surrounded by 61 hectares of parks and woodland dotted with ponds and sports fields.

Language Course

The course, based on the World of Work curriculum, includes 15 hours per week in international classes of up to 15 students. The teachers are all native speakers and in possession of ESL teaching qualifications.
Lessons are all in the mornings. ASL hours are certified along with language proficiency at the end of the stay.


Accommodation is provided in en-suite style apartments made up of double rooms with shared bathrooms, one bathroom to every two students, and one shower to every four students, in newly built, fully air-conditioned halls of residence.

On arrival, students must pay a security deposit of $ 100 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. The college provides the towels.

Board Basis/h4>
Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) from Monday to Friday, half board at the weekend (breakfast and dinner). Dinner on the day of arrival and breakfast on the day of departure.

Sports Equipment

Facilities include a baseball field, football pitches, handball courts, a modern gym, covered basketball courts, tennis courts and a swimming pool, available for student use at set times.

Free Time and Activities

  • 2 full day excursions:
    Sawgrass Mills Mall and Nasa Cape Canaveral Kennedy Space Center.
  • 1 half day excursion with a late return:
    Miami Downtown tour, Bayside and dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe.
  • 7 half day trips:
    Fort Lauderdale Canals Cruise & Las Olas walk, Miami South Beach, Miami Wynwood and Design District, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Key Biscaine, Miami Lincoln Road, Everglades Gator Park.
  • 2 evenings out:
    Baseball game at the stadium and Brickell City Centre.
  • Afternoon and evening activities

This programme may change for organisational reasons.

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