Economic Edinburgh

Strongest Points

It is a warm school, situated in the heart of the New Town

English school in Edinburgh

The Edinburgh school opened at the beginning of 2010. A small, warm school, the treatment of students is friendly and welcoming. It has a perfect location in the heart of the New Town of Edinburgh, and occupies the third floor of a historic Victorian building situated about five minutes walk from the main train station, ten minutes from the bus station and just two minutes from "Royal Mile" in the old town. 

All teachers are qualified and have many years of experience in teaching the English language, both in the UK and abroad. There is a computer room and free Wi-Fi. There are not many common computers, but you can bring your laptop if you want and connect to the school network. 

School Facilities 

  • 6 equipped classrooms
  • Maximum Capacity: 85 students 
  • Conversation club (once a week) 
  • Availability of magazines, CD, DVD, CD-Rom
  • Computer room and Wifi connection
  • Common room

Characteristics

  • Internet doesn´t have  Internet
  • Library doesn´t have  Library
  • Computer room doesn´t have  Computer room
  • Cafe doesn´t have  Cafe
  • Tea or coffee machine doesn´t have  Tea or coffee machine
  • Garden doesn´t have  Garden
  • Wifi doesn´t have  Wifi
  • Student lounge doesn´t have  Student lounge
  • Prayer room doesn´t have  Prayer room
  • Kitchenette doesn´t have  Kitchenette
  • Support deparment for the students doesn´t have  Support deparment for the students

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Accreditations

The school is accredited by:

BRITISH COUNCIL

Education Scotland Foghlam Alba

ENGLISH UK

IALC


Strongest Points

  • Scotland combines natural beauty with romantic tradition
  • It has one of the most charming old towns in Europe
  • Its nightlife is excellent
  • 4 large universities welcome thousands of students from around the world

Study English in Edinburgh

The capital of Scotland is spectacular and captivating. The mixture of natural beauty and romantic tradition make it a tourist destination for thousands of visitors per year. During your stay in Edinburgh, you will find that it is a magical city and all the streets are full of history. It has one of the most charming old towns in Europe and fantastic festivals are held throughout the year.

Although it has always had a more conservative image than other Scottish cities such as Glasgow, Edinburgh is an exciting yet vibrant capital of art, culture, history and beauty. It has many galleries and museums, five theatres, performing arts and a full calendar of international festivals.

Things to see and do in Edinburgh

Culture

  • Walk the Royal Mile, the most important street in Edinburgh
  • Visit the castle and get to know all their secrets
  • Visit the Palace of Holyrood

Leisure

  • Try the Scotch Whisky Experience
  • Have a coffee at the Elephant House where writer JK Rowling spent endless hours writing "Harry Potter"
  • Enjoy the city festivals

Trips

  • Visit Rosslyn Chapel, famous for the movie The Da Vinci Code
  • Discover Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands lake
  • Do not miss South Queensferry, Victorian suburb of the city

Useful Information:

Connections to other cities - public transport

The main station is Edinburgh Waverley Edinburgh.
From there you can catch trains to most UK cities.
For more information visit the page www.thetrainline.com

 

And at night? Party in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is in full swing and its nightlife is excellent thanks to locals and the many tourists who visit the city every year. There is no exclusive party area, but several different ones: George Street in the New Town, High Street in the Old City, the university and the Grassmarket. Broughton Street tends to attract a "motley" clientele, while Leith is one of the most popular areas.

The bars in the city range from traditional taverns with hundreds of years of history to modern designer bars. Once the bars close, people often go to the clubs that offer a variety of music to suit all tastes. There are many places that offer live music, and big concerts are usually held at Murrayfield Stadium.

Events and festivals in Edinburgh

The season in which Edinburgh has the largest number of visitors is the summer (July-September) and particularly in August, during the famous Edinburgh International Festival, when the city stirs great cultural activity. At the same time, Edinburgh also hosts the Fringe Festival (alternative festival), the Military Tattoo (military parade), the Jazz Festival and the Film Festival.

Universities in Edinburgh

In Edinburgh there are 4 large very prestigious universities, where thousands of students come each year worldwide. The oldest dates back to 1583.

Useful links

Website of Edinburgh
Tourism Website
Website shuttle service from the Airport
Website of the University
Website Edinburgh Festival


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Standard course

class shedule for the morning : 09:00 am to 12:15 pm or 15:00 to 18:15 ( In July and August)

Perfect for

Ideal for those who want to have enough time for their studies and enjoy free time, to be able to visit the city and sightsee.

Additional information

In the course, you will study 4 blocks of speaking, writing, listening and reading, focusing on practicing and daily communication.

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 1 week
  • Horas per Week  15
  • Duration of Classes  60 Minutes
  • Timetables Morning or afternoon
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  Yes
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  16
  • Average during the rest of year  12
  • Minimum age  16

intensive course

22.5 hours per week 
Class schedule: Morning 9:00 to 12:15 
Afternoon 13:15 to 14:45 or 15:00 to 18:15 (July and August)

Perfect for

Ideal for those that want to make the most out of their stay studying in the academy in the mornings and afternoons.

Additional information

In the course you will study in 4 blocks of speaking, writing, listening and reading, focusing on practicing and communicating daily. In the afternoons the students will have special workshops, focusing on a specific area.

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 1 week
  • Horas per Week  20
  • Duration of Classes  60 Minutes
  • Timetables Morning and afternoon
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  Yes
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  16
  • Average during the rest of year  12
  • Minimum age  16

Extra-curricular Activities

Extra-curricular Activities 

The school organises regular social and cultural events that include travel, free attractions like the National Museum of Scotland visits Princess Street Gardens and the Scottish Parliament building. 

From October to May the school organises an event every week. During the summer months two weekly events are organised: some activities are included, in other cases there is a fee to participate. The price is approx £ 5-10. During weekends full day trips are organised around Edinburgh: the price is £ 20-25 approx.

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Accommodation

Characteristics

  • Internet it has Internet
  • Private bathroom it has Private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities it has Laundry facilities
  • Cleaning service it has Cleaning service
  • Wifi it has Wifi
  • Kitchen it has Kitchen
  • Kithchen Utensils it has Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service it has Security service
  • Bed-linen it has Bed-linen
  • Towels it has Towels
  • Breakfast doesn´t have  Breakfast
  • Half Board doesn´t have  Half Board
  • Full Board doesn´t have  Full Board

Characteristics

  • Internet it has Internet
  • Private bathroom it has Private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities it has Laundry facilities
  • Cleaning service it has Cleaning service
  • Wifi it has Wifi
  • Kitchen it has Kitchen
  • Kithchen Utensils it has Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service it has Security service
  • Bed-linen it has Bed-linen
  • Towels it has Towels
  • Breakfast doesn´t have  Breakfast
  • Half Board doesn´t have  Half Board
  • Full Board doesn´t have  Full Board

Characteristics

  • Internet it has Internet
  • Private bathroom it has Private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities it has Laundry facilities
  • Cleaning service doesn´t have  Cleaning service
  • Wifi it has Wifi
  • Kitchen it has Kitchen
  • Kithchen Utensils it has Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service it has Security service
  • Bed-linen it has Bed-linen
  • Towels doesn´t have  Towels
  • Breakfast doesn´t have  Breakfast
  • Half Board doesn´t have  Half Board
  • Full Board doesn´t have  Full Board

How to get there

Getting to Edinburgh

The Edinburgh International Airport is located about 13 km northwest of the city.

Companies that fly to Edinburgh from Spain are:

  EasyJet
  Jet2
  Ryanair
  Flyglobespan

 

From the airport to the city:

Bus: There is a bus service at the airport; with a frequency of about 10 minutes, in a journey that takes about 25 minutes to the city center (Weverley Bridge) and with a ticket price of £5. The bus schedule is 6:50 to 00:20 Monday to Saturday and 9:25 to 00:20 on Sundays.
Bus Service Website

 

Taxi: the stop is located east of the terminal, a journey of about 20 minutes long and with a price of about 18 pounds. You also have the option to request a taxi through Airport taxi phone number: (0131) 344 22 44.

If your flight lands at Glasgow Airport (Glasgow International), you must navigate to the station and take a train, with a duration of 45 minutes, or get a 1 hour bus to get to Edinburgh. 

 

If you fly directly to Glasgow Prestwick Airport, it is located 130 km. Edinburgh. From there you must take a train to Glasgow and then switch to Edinburgh Rail Link.

 



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