Created in 1995 by a Japanese company, UIC was bought in 2005 by the current director. They decided to move the school to central London and be based in Bourne Street, about 100m from Oxford Circus station, so definitely quite central.
Speak Up London is a pretty new school, it was founded in 2011. Originally based in East London the school changed its directors in 2012 and decided to move to Oxford Street to enjoy one of London's best locations. Both directors have a strong background in the education sector, one of them run a College for several years and the other is a former director of studies in a College. So don’t worry if you enroll Speak Up London, you are in good and experimented hands.
This weeks' blog takes us to Bournemouth! Bournemouth is a coastal town – not too small but not too big – located in the south of the UK. Two hours away from London, this town is the second most popular place to learn English in the UK. Its “first industry” is tourism. This means for you that there is a lot to do during the summer, the most popular activities are festivals and air shows. This city will suit young students as it offers a great nightlife. You will be able to enjoy the sea but also the forest. Moreover, Bournemouth is not London, meaning that the life is more relaxed and calmed. Mothers and fathers you can leave your children study there, it's definitely a safe place.
Located in Oxford Street, the school employs trained and qualified native and non-native speakers. The average class welcomes a maximum of 22 students but in average you will find around 18 all year round. The size of the class allows the school to be very competitive in price, indeed this is one of the cheapest English Schools, if you are looking for cheap English courses in London you will get a good value for your money here, which is very good.
Buckswood School is member of Buckswood Education Group – which offers education services in different countries. The group owns St George’s England, St George's is a pre-university centre; Buckswood Georgia, a sister school in Tbilisi; Buckswood Nigeria, a boarding school located in Abeokuta, near Lagos. If you enroll the school you will be directly immerse in an international environment.