Admissions Procedure

Step 1 – Complete our online application form

For English language courses, apply online here ->

For Summer School 2017, apply online here ->

Alternatively you may download an application form here in pdf or Word format and return the completed form to

Please note: By submitting an application, you hereby agree to our terms and conditions.

Step 2 – Payment of deposit

In order to enrol you onto the course for which you have applied and to secure your place, we will require a deposit. The deposit for year round English language courses and Summer School is £500.

Step 3 – Issuing of documentation

Upon receipt of your deposit, we shall issue you with the relevant documentation.

If you are non visa-dependent, you will be issued with a Certificate of Studentship to confirm your place on the course.

If you are visa-dependent, you will receive a visa letter based on your age and the length of course for which you are applying: a short-term study (Child) visa letter if you are under 18 and taking an English course for a maximum of 6 months; and a short-term study visa letter if you are 18+ and taking an English course for a maximum of 11 months. You will receive a copy of the visa letter by email initially and, upon request, the original by courier.

*Steps 4-5 apply to visa-dependent students only

Step 4 – Visa application

You will need to submit all the necessary documents for your visa in good time. For advice on visas, click here

Step 5 – Visa result

If your visa has been granted, congratulations! Please go to Step 6.

If your visa has been refused, we will refund your deposit minus the registration fee (£100 for year round English courses/£50 for Summer School) but only upon receipt of a copy of your visa refusal letter.

Step 6 – Pre-arrival information

Our Student Services Officer will be in touch with a pre-arrival pack, which includes a medical form, accommodation application form, arrival details form, etc., all of which need to be completed and returned prior to you starting your course.

Step 7 – Arrival, registration & start of course