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English Language Centre

Promoting effective language learning and development is a central part of the University’s international focus and our English Language Centre provides a wide range of courses at a variety of levels throughout the year.


About the English Language Centre

We offer general English, academic English, English with additional subjects, one-to-one tuition, bespoke courses for individuals and groups, pre-sessional courses and internship programmes, as well as training for English language teachers.


Our highly qualified teaching staff (80% have master’s-level teaching qualifications – DELTA or above) have a wide range of international experience. We maintain a maximum class size of 15, so that students benefit from a highly personalised and interactive approach to learning.

Located at the University’s Regent’s Park campus, our students benefit from a superb central London location and being part of a truly international community. More than 140 nationalities are represented among students on campus, which makes for an exciting and stimulating place to study, with plenty of valuable networking opportunities.

Being part of the University means that students can benefit from the superb facilities and activities on offer, both on and off campus. This includes a varied social and recreational programme, restaurants, library, shops, bars, sporting facilities and on-campus accommodation, as well as a friendly dedicated support team and welfare officer.

Our students enjoy the best of both worlds, being located in a Royal Park, in the centre of London. As well as having the unrivalled peace and beauty of the park, they have all the fascinating and exciting sights and experiences that London has to offer on their doorstep, including the West End theatres and shopping, free museums and art galleries and famous London landmarks. 

Support

We arrange everything for English language students; from the initial visa support, airport transfers, accommodation service (home-stay or student residence), and have an excellent welfare support team.

Student life

We want to make sure you get the most out of every moment as a student at Regent’s. You will find plenty of opportunities here to socialise, relax, exercise, be creative and get involved. Students at the English Language Centre can join in with our scheduled social activities and also have the option to join in with our University activities.

As well as the many activities on campus, you will be ideally placed to explore all that London, the UK and Europe has to offer.

Leisure Programme

The leisure programme includes both free and paid activities and is led by our teachers and in-house staff. 

Examples are weekly sports activities eg volleyball and football on campus, a regular film night in the on-campus cinema and, weather permitting, London walks. There are also regular visits to London museums, a coffee and cake club, plus a weekly pub night (note that students pay for special exhibitions and pub food/drinks). During the summer months we offer a fortnightly free BBQ lunch as a way to socialise.

Other leisure activities are priced according to the admission price for the chosen activity/period eg musicals, London attractions etc. Approximate minimum prices for chargeable teacher-led off-campus visits are £12 per visit to a West End cinema, £15 for the London Eye and river cruises and theatre musicals prices vary from £20-£40. 

You are also able to book your own weekend trips with our provider for a minimum of £35 per trip to many UK locations.

 

Accommodation

At the English Language Centre we offer a wide range of accommodation to suit all our student’s needs. We use an agency to provide accommodation for student needs.
Housing application fee: £50

Homestay

  • Year-round accommodation
  • No more than four students sharing the home. Our most popular option
  • Single room. Bathroom facilities are normally shared
  • Includes breakfast and evening meal
  • Within normal commuting distance of central London (approximately 25-50 minutes each way)
  • Minimum stay two weeks

Price:

£210 per week (standard zone 2)
£185 per week (standard zone 3)
£175 per week (standard zone 4 & 5)
Under 18’s supplement of £15 per week

  • Homestay Bedroom1
  • Homestay Living
  • Homestay External2

 

Homestay Pictures

 

Private home

  • Year-round accommodation
  • Single room. Bathroom facilities are normally shared
  • Within normal commuting distance of central London (approximately 25-50 minutes each way)
  • Includes breakfast only. Evening kitchen facilities not normally provided (except for tea and coffee making)

Price:
£185 per week (standard zone 2)
£145 per week (standard zone 3)
£135 per week (standard zone 4&5)

Note: There may be more than four students sharing the home

  • Homestay External
  • Homestay Dining
  • Homestay Greeting

 

Private home Pictures

 

Student residences

Beaumont Court

  • Year-round accommodation
  • Single rooms with en-suite showers
  • Shared kitchens
  • Zone 1 / Kings Cross
  • Minimum stay four weeks
  • Minimum age 18
  • Meals are not included

Price:     
1-13 weeks £290 per week
13+ weeks £285 per week

  • Beaumont Bedroom
  • Beaumont Commonroom
  • Beaumont Kitchenlounge

 

Beaumont Court Pictures

 

Britannia South Bank Residence

  • Year-round accommodation
  • Newly refurbished 2013 boutique hall of residence
  • Offering spacious bedrooms with en-suite or private bathroom
  • Minimum stay four weeks
  • Shared kitchens, launderette and TV lounge on site
  • Rooms cleaned and bed linen changed weekly
  • Internet access included in the price
  • Zone 1 / Southbank
  • Minimum stay four weeks
  • Minimum age 18
  • Meals are not included

Price:     
Standard single £250 per week
Standard single (en-suite) £260 per week
Superior single (en-suite) £270 per week
Studio (en-suite) £300 per week

  • Southbank Double
  • Southbank Single 2
  • Southbank Single

 

Britannia South Bank Pictures

 

Tufnell House Residence

  • Year-round accommodation
  • Recently refurbished 2014 to the highest standards
  • Offering spacious en-suite bedrooms in shared apartments
  • Each apartment has a kitchen and living area
  • Bedding and linen is provided on arrival, students advised to bring their own bath towel
  • Students are responsible for cleaning of their own bedroom, bathroom and laundering their own bed linen
  • The residence is within landscaped grounds
  • Features on-site gym, games room, lounge areas with TV and special study spaces
  • Wi-Fi throughout, on site laundry, bike storage
  • Facilities such as use of gym, kitchen equipment and Wi-Fi are included in the price.
  • Secure door entry with 24 hour reception
  • Zone 2 / Tufnell Park
  • Minimum stay four weeks
  • Minimum age 18
  • Meals are not included

Price:                                     
Standard 1-13 weeks - £262 per week
Standard 13+ weeks - £250 per week
Superior 1-13 weeks - £283 per week
Superior 13+ weeks - £273 per week

  • Tufnell Standardbedroom
  • Tufnell Commonarea
  • Tufnell Kitchen

 

Tufnell House Pictures

 

Reid Hall

  • Summer only
  • Limited availability 26th June -  20th August 
  • Refurbished student accommodation on the main Regent’s
  • University London campus in Regent's Park
  • Single and shared rooms (maximum 3 in shared rooms)
  • Shared bathroom facilities
  • On-site cafeteria, tennis courts, IT centre, library and student bar
  • Meal card included / £15 daily to purchase breakfast, lunch and dinner

Price:     
£490 per week /single room
£412 per week / shared room

Important: All student residences have limited availability. We cannot guarantee places in any of the residences. You must check with us first. Please send your request as early as possible and state a first and second choice.

  • Reid Triple
  • Reid Hall
  • Reid Single

 

Reid Hall Pictures

 

Meet and greet

Airport transfers

Price:     
£75 Heathrow
£85 Gatwick
£95 Stansted
£95 Luton
Additional person £25 extra

 

 

Visit us

We would be delighted to welcome you to the English Language Centre. Our staff can give you a tour of our beautiful campus and talk to you about our English courses. If you would like to book an appointment please contact us using the form below and we will be in touch to arrange.

 

Contact us

For further information please contact us at Interglobal RILC.

Find us

The English Language Centre is based in the Regent's Park (at the main Regent's University London campus).

By Underground

Take the London Underground (Tube) to Baker Street station. To help plan your journey, use the Transport for London Journey Planner at www.tfl.gov.uk

From Baker Street station

Take the Marylebone Road exit. Turn left and walk past Madame Tussauds to York Gate on your left.

Turn left into York Gate. Continue over the bridge into the park. The University entrance is on the left. Total journey time approximately 10 minutes.

By road

The campuses is off the A501 (Marylebone Road) in central London.

From London Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Express train service to Paddington station. London Underground from Paddington to Baker Street
station. Total journey time approximately 35 minutes.

From London Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Express train service to Victoria station. London Underground from Victoria to Baker Street station.
Total journey time approximately 60 minutes.

From London City Airport

Docklands Light Railway (DLR) to Canning Town station. London Underground from Canning Town to Baker Street station. Total journey time approximately 45 minutes.

From St Pancras International, home to the Eurostar London Underground from King’s Cross St Pancras to Baker Street station. Total journey time approximately 10 minutes.


When is the deadline for application?

Online applications have to be submitted two weeks before the start of the course

What is the duration of the course?

The length of the course varies depending on the individual’s learning needs. You can study for a minimum of 2 weeks and the maximum is 48 weeks.

How long is the class?

Morning Classes 9:15am – 12.15pm (15 minute scheduled break)

Afternoon Classes: 13:15pm – 16:00pm (15 minute scheduled break)

I’m not sure about my English level.

If you’re uncertain about your English level we will issue you a placement test for you to complete and return to us to assess your level and suitability for our English language courses.

I would like to take private English Language lessons

Let us know the following:

  • When you would like to start
  • How many hours of tuition per week you would like to have
  • Over how many weeks
  • What days and times you are available for classes
  • What your existing English language level is (unless you’re a complete beginner)

What is the class size?

15 student’s maximum per class

Will I be provided with any course materials

You will receive a textbook at the beginning of your course.

At the end of the course will I receive a certificate

You will receive a course completion certificate if you attended 80% of all your classes

Does the English Language centre provide any social programme activities I can participate in?

Yes, the English Language Centre provide a range of social programme activities for our students to get involved with from weekly social nights, volleyball, football to organised trips and tours.

Can I pay for the course fee with cash?

Course fees are to be paid via the website either by credit or debit payment only.

Please note all fees must be paid two weeks prior to course start date

Can I get refund if I no longer want to join or finish the course?

If you have paid your fees before joining the course, refunds will only applicable if you cancel two weeks prior to the beginning of your course (excluding your course deposit).

 

Director

Julian Kenny

- Head of English Language Centre
- Associate Director of Regent’s Institute of Languages and Culture

 0007 JulianJulian has been in ELT for 25 years as a teacher, trainer and manager. He has worked in Europe, Africa, South America, the Middle East and Asia. He is now the Associate Director of the Institute of Languages and Culture at Regent's University London where he oversees the English language teaching and training programmes for the English language Centre and for the under-graduate and post-graduate programmes

Julian’s interests outside of work include enjoying going to the cinema and theatre, gardening and walking in the countryside.

Qualifications:

  • DipTESOL Brighton University
  • MA TESOL Brighton University


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