University Experience

Year-round (except July)

Group bookings only
12-17 year olds

Our University Experience Programme provides students with the knowledge to fully understand how the UK university system works. If your students are thinking about going to university in the UK, this is a perfect introduction. Our general English topics are supplemented with university style lectures and seminars. Participants will be able to speak to current university students about ‘life at uni’ and learn about UCAS and the application process. University visits/tours include Edinburgh, Glasgow and St Andrews.

Along with a selection of general English topics for the tuition, workshops will have a specific focus on the University experience. Lectures and Seminars include a choice of the following:

  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • History
  • Art History
  • English Literature

Workshops include:

  • Life at Uni – Question and answer with university students
  • UCAS & Personal statement – the application process

Your activity programme

You will have fun on our activities…and you will learn as well!

Our specially trained activity staff will make sure you get all the information that you need on a destination and also that your time there is used as well as possible.

We include drama and team games in our activities to lighten the mood and keep you interested.

Some particular places of interest you may visit are as follows;
National Gallery
Arthur’s Seat
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle
Camera Obscura

The evening activities are great fun and a perfect chance to relax with friends;
Witchery Tour
Quiz Night
Cinema Night

Sample Programme


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