RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION

Independent living with other students

Our Summer Residence

Staying in an international student residence allows you to live independently in the UK and meet other students. The residence is only available in the summer 26/06/2022 to 28/08/2022 for students aged 18+. Capital School of English uses university halls of residence which are ideally set up for students from around the world.

Residential Overview

Your Room

All rooms are private (not shared with another person or student) with a single bed and ensuite (private bathroom).

All rooms are within a shared flat of 4–8 other rooms. All flats have fully fitted shared kitchens and dining spaces to eat, relax and socialise.

Availability

Residential accommodation is only available from DATE to DATE and is booked on a weekly basis (Sunday – Sunday).

Check-in is from 15:00 (3pm) Sunday.

Check-out is before 10:00 (10am) Sunday.

Meals

The Residence is self-catering (meals are not included). You have a shared kitchen in your flat with basic cooking utensils and cutlery.

Laundry

There are laundry facilities available on-site for you to wash your clothes (do your laundry). You must pay to use the washing machines and dryers (approximately £3-4 per load/wash).

Rooms are cleaned weekly by professional cleaners. They will change your towels and bed linen (sheets, pillowcase and duvet cover) every week.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Bed and bedding
  • Towels
  • Desk to study
  • Drawers or wardrobe for your clothes
  • Inside and outdoor communal areas
  • 24-hour on site security

Location

  • The Residence is within a 30-minute walk or short bus ride from the main school.
  • We recommend getting a bus pass for the Yellow buses.

Residential Room Options

Prices quoted are per week for 2021.

Please note: The price includes all bills (electricity, gas and water), and WiFi. It does not include meals or laundry (washing your clothes).

Residence Single Room with Ensuite

Residence Single Room with Ensuite

Summer: TBC

Additional Information

Capital School of English only provides accommodation while you are studying on a course at Capital School of English.

You should request/book residential accommodation as early as possible. It is subject to availability, and can be busy.

You must follow the Residence: Terms and Conditions & Code of Conduct (Rules) for living in Residence.

Residence FAQs

Who will I live with?

Who will I live with?

All rooms are within a shared cluster flat of 4–8 other rooms. Other students from Capital School of English will live in the other rooms.

You may also share the building with students from another school or university students.

What do I need to bring?

What do I need to bring?

You only need to bring your clothes, study materials, electronic devices and anything else you would pack for a trip away. You do not need to bring anything for cooking or sleeping in, etc. The price includes:

  • Bedding, pillows and bed linen (sheets, pillowcase and duvet cover)
  • Towels
  • Cutlery
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Pots and pans
  • Basic cooking utensils
  • Tea towels
  • Weekly cleaning service

Do I need to clean my room/the flat?

Do I need to clean my room/the flat?

  • You must keep your room and the flat clean and tidy.
  • Capital School of English and the residence will inspect your room and flat to check that it is clean and tidy, and everything is working. If it does not meet standards of cleanliness, cleaners will have to deep clean it. You have to pay extra for this.
  • Cleaners will clean your room, ensuite and flat every week.

Can I smoke in my room/flat?

Can I smoke in my room/flat?

No. Smoking (including vaping) is not permitted. You must smoke in the designated smoking areas.

Do I need to clean my room/the bathroom?

Do I need to clean my room/the bathroom?

You do not have to clean your bedroom. But you must keep your bedroom tidy and make your bed every day.

You do not have to clean the bathroom. But you must leave the bathroom clean and tidy. You must use your own shampoo, soap, toothpaste, etc.

Can I change my homestay accommodation?

Can I change my homestay accommodation?

If you want to change homestay, Capital School of English can organise a different homestay.

What happens if I break something, or it does not work?

What happens if I break something, or it does not work?

You must report any fault to Capital School of English who will organise for it to be fixed.

If you break something you must pay for it.

Are there laundry facilities?

Are there laundry facilities?

You must do your own washing/laundry. There are on-site laundry facilities.

You do not need to wash your bed linen or towels. These are changed every week.

Who checks the residence?

Who checks the residence?

Capital School of English regularly visits and inspects the residence (flats and rooms). We check to make sure that you have a comfortable living environment, with a good level of cleanliness, heating and lighting.

The residence has smoke alarms and a fire risk assessment.

Can I change to homestay accommodation?

Can I change to homestay accommodation?

If you want to change to homestay, Capital School of English can organise a homestay.

I really like staying with my homestay family because I can practice my English with spontaneous conversations. It really helps me to improve my English.

TANJA