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Goldsmiths – University of London

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Founded in 1891, Goldsmiths is a world-renowned centre of the Arts, with many famous artists past and present amongst its alumni. It now forms part of the University of London. The college is located in New Cross, south east London, close to historic Maritime Greenwich and well connected to the rest of the city.
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Key Facts

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12 – 17 years (no under 12s accepted)

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15 contact hours per week

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University Campus

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Residential

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300 max beds per week

Highlights

  • University campus in London
  • Full London experience
  • 2 full day excursions to Brighton and Cambridge
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About the programme

  • English levels: Elementary – Proficiency (programme can be adjusted to lower English levels)
  • Maximum class size: 16
  • Explore the iconic sites of London
  • London university experience
  • Visit Cambridge and Brighton

 

ACADEMIC CHOICE

  • Trinity GESE exam*
  • World of Work (ASL) syllabus: Available for students aged 14+ with minimum English level B1

 

*subject to demand and minimum student numbers required

 

Oxford International Junior Programmes understands that occasionally slightly young/older siblings or friends may wish to come in a group. Oxford International Junior Programmes reserves the right to accept students who are slightly younger or older than the advertised minimum/maximum age. These exceptional requestions must be approved by our admissions team in advance. Appropriate welfare and safety provisions will apply.

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Dates

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Turn 1

1 July - 15 July

2

Turn 2

15 July - 29 July

3

Turn 3

29 July - 12 August

Goldsmiths, University of London

FACILITIES

Sports: Netball and Tennis courts are available with a large field perfect for football. An on-site gym is also available for group leaders who can enrol for a small fee

Other: This closed campus layout means all facilities are within easy reach; classrooms, dining room, accommodation, social areas, sports facilities and the on-site cinema are all within easy access.

ACCOMMODATION

  • Recently refurbished single rooms with a private bathroom, in flats of 6-8 rooms with a social space for students to relax in
  • The majority of the accommodation is located inside the campus with additional rooms available opposite the main site entrance
  • Spacious rooms with a desk and a chair
  • 24-hour security on campus to ensure the students’ welfare

LOCAL TRANSPORT

Rail: 5 minutes on the train to central London via two train stations which are only a 1-minute walk from the campus

Bus: 177 to Greenwich, 172 to St Paul’s, 171 to Holborn, 453 to Marylebone (via Oxford Circus), 343 or 21 to London Bridge

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Goldsmiths

Education Building, New Cross, London SE14 6NL, UK

Central London

Charing Cross Underground Station, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DR, UK

Greenwich Park

Great Cross Ave, Greenwich, London SE10 8XJ, UK

New Cross station

22 Pagnell St, New Cross, London SE14 6LL, UK

Brighton

31 Meeting House Ln, Brighton BN1 1HB, UK

London Heathrow Airport

Condor Way, Longford, Hounslow TW6, UK

London Gatwick

North Terminal, Departures Rd, Horley, Gatwick RH6 0NP, UK

Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport, Bassingbourn Rd, Stansted CM24 1QW, UK

Location guide

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Sample Programme

 MorningAfternoonEvening
Day 1ArrivalsArrivalsCampus tour and ice-breaker activities
Day 2Placement Test and Lesson 1Greenwich with walking tour and visit to Maritime Museum and Greenwich Photo ChallengeOn-site Activities
Day 3Lesson 2Lesson 3Welcome Disco
Day 4Full day excursion to Brighton by coach OR CanterburyBrighton: Walking tour of city with entrance to Sea Life Centre.
Canterbury: Entrance to cathedral and walking tour of city.
On-site Activities
Day 5Lesson 4Entrance to British MuseumInternational Evening
Day 6Lesson 5Visit to Olympic Park (with visit to Westfield)Disco
Day 7Full day to central London by train with Politics and Royalty walking tourVisit to the National Gallery and shopping Covent GardenOn-site Activities
Day 8Half day to central London with visit to Kensington MuseumsLesson 6On-site Activities
Day 9Half day to Camden with walking tour and visit to Regents ParkLesson 7On-site Activities
Day 10Visit to TATE Modern with views of St Paul's CathedralCity Cruise along the River Thames to/from campusKaraoke/Lip Sync Battle
Day 11Lesson 8Lesson 9On-site Activities
Day 12Full day excursion to Cambridge by coachWalking tour of city with entrance to King's CollegeTalent Show
Day 13Visit to Brick Lane Market and Old Spitalfields
Market
Lesson 10Disco
Day 14Optional ExcursionOptional ExcursionOn-site Activities
Day 15DeparturesDeparturesDepartures

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