Student Accommodation in London near St Giles London Highgate
Casita provides you with 135 St Giles London Highgate student accommodation options and other London student halls. All of our accommodation options have different room types and various facilities and services. The room types include Studios, Ensuites, and flats. The facilities and services have Wi-Fi, all-bills inclusive, on-site laundry, communal spaces, bike storage, and 24/7 Security and CCTV.
History and Background
Paul Lindsay and his wife Diana founded St Giles International in 1955. Paul majored in education and began his teaching career at a polytechnic in north London, where he taught fluent English speakers in English and French. He rented a tiny room on a back street in Soho, London, with only £100 in his pocket and began an English school. With six year-round centres in the UK and Canada, as well as Junior Summer Courses in the UK, St Giles has grown into a worldwide institution.
Students at St Giles London Highgate have the opportunity to study in a lovely, rich, green suburb of North London, just a short distance from the capital's centre. The school is situated in a lovely building in a trendy neighbourhood, and Highgate has great public transportation, with downtown London about 20 minutes away by tube. The neighbourhood sports, retail, and leisure facilities are great, and accommodation is 15-45 minutes away by bus or tube on average. St Giles London Highgate is great for learners looking for a peaceful and focused study environment, as it is surrounded by its own beautiful English garden.
Departments and Divisions
The courses on offer cater to all age groups from juniors (aged 14+) to adults, and to a variety of levels - the school has courses suitable for complete beginners who want to start learning English through to people who are preparing to study or work in the UK or who need to pass IELTS exams as part of university applications. It provides something for everyone, from short and long-term General English lessons to exam preparation courses. English for Special Purposes classes are also available at London Highgate, with topics ranging from English for Business to English for Art & Design. It also operates a popular London Experience programme during the summer, which combines language instruction with visits and excursions to some of the city's most prominent attractions.
The Cambridge CELTA, one of the most generally recognized and acknowledged beginning teacher training qualifications, is also available at London Highgate. The one-month intensive training combines theory and practice to prepare participants for teaching English as a second language. The Cambridge CELTA course is also available as a 12-week part-time option. The school also offers the St Giles Teachers of English programme, which is designed for non-native English speakers who wish to improve their language abilities as well as their teaching style.
English Courses: General English Group, Beginners English, International Semester Courses, IELTS Preparation, General English plus English for Business, English for University Studies, Cambridge English Preparation, General English plus Art & Design, English Plus Virtual Internship, INTO University Pathway Programme, General English Juniors (Under-16s) Group, Secret London: Under 18 English plus Unique Experiences, Juniors Cambridge Exam Prep 14 & 15 year old, St Giles School Of English and Wizardry.
Teacher Training Courses: Teachers of English (TEC) and Cambridge CELTA (part-time).
Facilities and Resources
The facilities available at St Giles London Highgate include Student Café and Conservatory, Large English Country Garden, Outdoor Picnic Area, Self-Access Study Centre and Library, Interactive Whiteboards in most classrooms, Student Computers, tablets, and Free Wi-Fi, and Student Bookshop.
St Giles London Highgate Student Accommodation
There is a wide choice of accommodation at St Giles London Highgate. Highgate is a quiet residential neighbourhood in London. This implies your accommodation will be within 15-45 minutes of the school. You can also stay at one of the school’s hotels or student houses.
Homestay: This popular accommodation option is great for students who wish to practise their English outside of the classroom while also learning about British culture and way of life.
Homestay at London Highgate offers carefully selected and monitored hosts, choice of half board, breakfast only, or self-catering, single or shared rooms, and all bed linen and towels are provided. There’s also a self-catering Homestay option where students can do their own cooking and laundry.
Chester House, Muswell Hill: Chester House in Muswell Hill is a popular year-round property, around 15-20 minutes via bus from St Giles London Highgate. The property is surrounded by lovely gardens and has its own tennis courts. Single study bedrooms with common bathroom facilities are available at the apartment. A games area, lounge, TV lounge, gym and music room, laundry room, and kitchenette are among the amenities.
Chapter Highbury Residence: St Giles London Highgate is a short bus ride away from this self-catering residence. Single en-suite rooms are available, as well as excellent amenities such as a cinema, gaming area, on-site gym, and study room. During the summer, this residence also offers a limited number of studio rooms with a private kitchenette and bathroom.
UCL Residence: During the summer, students aged 16-17 have the option of staying in a residence hall at St Giles London Central. The UCL residence, which is a 15-minute walk from the school, is only open to 16-17-year-old students who choose to live there on a half-board basis (breakfast & dinner every day and packed lunches at weekends). All of the rooms are single with a shared bathroom.
Hotels: There’s also a variety of hotels accessible at subsidized rates. They are located close to the school and charge per room per night, including breakfast.
Nearby Universities:London Metropolitan University is 12-minutes away from St Giles London Highgate, Middlesex University London is 15-minutes away, and City, University of London is 25-minutes away.
Frequently Asked Questions:
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How many international students are at St. Giles London Highgate?
St. Giles, as a whole, has over 10,000 students from more than 100 different countries.
Are there student support services provided at St. Giles London Highgate?
Students studying at St. Giles London Highgate will have access to 24/7 support through the emergency line, welfare support, counselling, and orientation, among other services.
What courses are offered at St. Giles London Highgate?
Various courses are offered; these include subject-specific courses such as business, art, and design. Other courses include:
- Teacher training courses
- General English courses.
- Exam preparation courses
- Long-stay courses
- The St.Giles/Into pathway course
What accreditations does St. Giles London Highgate have?
The British Council accredits St. Giles London Highgate. it is also a member of English UK.
Where is St. Giles London Highgate located?
It is located at 51 Shepherds Hl, London, N6 5QP, UK.