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Top 3 Reasons to Study Abroad in Reading, UK

When looking to study abroad and enhance one’s English skills, there is an abundance of appealing cities worldwide to choose from. With the US and UK ranking among the most popular options, as English is the predominant spoken language, many of the first locations that come to mind are big cities that can be unaffordable, confusing for newcomers, and fast-paced for those who are not 100% confident in English.   We recommend selecting a smaller city or town outside of the major hubs to get a feel for everyday life and the English language with the support of a native family behind you. Our homestay in Reading is conveniently located near the town's main bus & train station, with a population of roughly 300,000.   There are many perks to choosing to stay in Reading for one’s study abroad… Short ride to London The train to central London (zone 1) is only 26 minutes from Reading and lands visitors right at the famous Paddington Station in the heart of the nation’s capital. Here yo

Why Do International Students Need a Guardian in the UK?

Studying abroad is a memorable, unique, precious and valuable experience for students. They experience a new culture, make friends from all over the world, and broaden their global perspective. It's no wonder over 500,000 international students study abroad in the UK every year. Of these students, about 140,000 come from China, 140,000 from the EU and 52,000 come from India. While studying abroad in the UK is exciting, it can also be a bit intimidating for both students and parents. How can parents be sure that their children will be safe while living and studying in the UK? Luckily, UKVI regulation and Boarding schools require guardianship to ensure the safety of international students.  Guardianship is beneficial for numerous reasons. International students need to have a nearby family they can contact in case of an emergency and help them overcome the challenges of studying abroad in the UK.  Who Needs an Educational Guardian?  All students under the age of 16 and whose pare

Top 5 Benefits of UK Homestays for Students

Planning to study abroad in the UK? You're not alone! Thousand of students choose to study at one of England's world-renowned universities every year. Studying abroad in the UK is extremely popular due to its academic prestige, cultural diversity, tourist attractions, and a wide variety of study opportunities. To study in the UK, you will need either a student visa , child student visa , or a short-term study visa ; more really helpful pieces of information about the student application process can be viewed here UKCISA All teenagers who study abroad in the UK are required to have a guardian and a Host Family under UK legislation. This ensures that students and their parents have a trusted contact in the UK who can be reached at a moment's notice to assist the student. For boarding school students, Although your child will be living at school as their main residence, the school boarding house will normally close for short holidays and maybe some weekends throughout the year

English Language Certificates in the UK

Improving your English language skills is one of the best ways to get a step up in a world where English has become the lingua franca. English is the most commonly spoken second language globally, and people who speak English as an additional language far outnumber those who speak it as a native language.  When it comes to international business, English language skills are a must-have. If you’re interested in improving your English skills and passing exams like the TOEIC, you’re in luck because there is no shortage of English language courses out there! You only need to decide where you’ll study and find a great school in the area.  You can study English anywhere in the world but what better place than England? The country offers a plethora of learning opportunities for those who wish to study English abroad, especially in cities like Reading and London. Over 500,000 international students studied English in the UK in 2019, making it the most popular ELT destination to study English