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In our blog, we keep you up to date with all the school's news and show you life at Wimbledon School of English.

We also give tips on how to improve your English skills or prepare for English examinations. We also offer advice for travelling to the UK when preparing for a study trip.

Wimbledon School of English is the joint No.1 language school in the UK (El Gazette Rankings 2020/21 - based on British Council inspection results) and we look forward to welcoming you to Wimbledon soon!

 

Important Availability Update for July 2022
Some Courses & Accommodation Options Now Full for July 2022 Updated 15th June 2022   School and accommodation availability for June, July, and August.    Accommodation    July  Homestay  All homestay accommodation is FULL for July for both juniors and adults  Kingston university's residences, One Penrhyn Road and Kingston Plaza are now FULL for July & August.     All WSE student houses (18+) are full for July, this...
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Teaching refugee students: what's in it for English language centres?
Since 2015, Wimbledon School of English has worked with RefuAid to support its refugee clients to improve their English enough to resume their careers or education. During this time it has taught almost 60 refugees free as part of daily classes, with other students mostly unaware of their status.   Read the interview with our Principal, Fiona Dunlop, on the benefits of working with Refuaid and supporting refugees: English UK Interview: https://www.englishuk.com/en/about-us/news-press/english-uk...
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Abdul from Saudi Arabia-English Beginner to Masters Graduate in 2 years
Abdul came to Wimbledon School of English from Saudi Arabia in 2019 almost a complete beginner to learning English. Now, in 2021, he is not only at an advanced level of English, but he has also just graduated from Queen Mary University of London with a Master's. Jo, our Director of Studies, says about Abdul: "When Abdul arrived in Wimbledon, he was so shy, and he could hardly say a sentence in English. But just a few months later, he had reached Advanced level! Abdul put so much effort into his...
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Your Quarantine Questions Answered
Updated on 25th October 2021 You may be planning a study trip to the UK, but are hesitant because you have to quarantine and self-isolate for 10 days on arrival. Quarantine is not as bad as it sounds and the 10 days goes very quickly.  We know because several of our staff are having to quarantine after holidays in Spain, France & the Netherlands. The most important thing for us is that you arrive safely in the UK, and enjoy your time here in Wimbledon. We have been working tirelessly behind the scenes to make sure our...
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