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University of Brighton


Established in 1858, the University of Brighton is one of the UK’s most diverse and creative institutions. The Eastbourne campus is at the foot of the South Downs National Park and includes a 25-metre swimming pool, sports hall, artificial outdoor pitch and dance studio. The school is located 1/2 a mile from the Eastbourne seaside, which is known for its clean seas and beautiful beaches.
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Key Facts


8 – 17 years


15 contact hours per week


Groups & individuals


University Campus




160 max beds per week


  • Only 10 minutes walk from the British coastline
  • Explore Brighton, Portsmouth and London
  • Beach activities and sports
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About the programme

  • English levels: Elementary – Proficiency (programme can be adjusted to lower English levels)
  • Young learners’ syllabus available for students aged 9-11
  • Maximum class size: 16
  • Full day excursions to London and Brighton
  • Two extended day excursions
  • Fantastic on-site facilities for sports and activities



  • 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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Turn 1

02 July - 16 July


Turn 2

16 July - 30 July


Turn 3

30 July - 13 August

University of Brighton, Eastbourne


Sports: A 25-metre swimming pool, sports hall, gym, artificial outdoor pitch and dance studio

Other: Great social spaces including the university’s student union with catering facilities for an outdoor BBQ and ice cream van once a week


  • Recently refurbished accommodation
  • Single en-suite bedrooms in apartments of 5 to 6 bedrooms
  • Shared kitchen/lounge as a common area in each apartment
  • Closed courtyard garden inside the accommodation


Rail: The closest station is Eastbourne, about a 25-minute walk to campus. There are two direct trains to Brighton every hour, up to six trains per hour to London and regular trains to Hastings.
Bus: The 3 or the 3A will take you from the town centre to the campus

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University of Brighton - Eastbourne

Welkin Laboratories, Eastbourne BN20 7SP, UK

Brighton City Center

118 Church St, Brighton BN1 1AU, UK

Central London

5 Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5NJ, UK


Main Rd, Portsmouth PO1, 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

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Sample Programme

Day 1ArrivalsArrivalsCampus tour and ice-breaker activities
Day 2Placement Test and Lesson 1Half Day orientation of EastbourneOn-site Activities
Day 3Lesson 2Beachy Head and Seven Sisters clifftop walkWelcome Disco
Day 4Full day excursion to London by train with Politics and Royalty tourVisit to National Gallery with Piccadilly Circus and Leicester SquareOn-site Activities
Day 5Lesson 3Lesson 4Karaoke/Lip Sync Battle
Day 6Lesson 5Eastbourne Promenade and PierInternational Evening
Day 7Full day to PortsmouthEntrance to HMS Victory and Naval History MuseumOn-site Activities
Day 8Eastbourne Instagram ChallengeLesson 6Beach Party Theme Disco
Day 9Beach Sports TournamentLesson 7Talent Show
Day 10Extended full day excursion to London by trainThameside walking tour with free time on the South BankLate return to campus by train
Day 11Lesson 8Lesson 9On-site Activities
Day 12Eastbourne beach gamesLesson 10On-site Activities
Day 13Extended full day excursion to Brighton by trainEntrance to British Airways i360 and walking tourFish and Chips dinner with
a late return to campus by train
Day 14Optional DayOptional DayFarewell Disco
Day 15DeparturesDeparturesDepartures

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