In a homestay you will live with local English speakers, and experience an authentic lifestyle. You will live as your hosts live, eat what they eat and spend time at home together. Many students enjoy the homecooked food and extra feeling of security in a homestay.
Speak English all the time
Staying with local people means you will practise your English with native speakers at home in a very natural way.
Learn more about the local culture and be exposed to a rich variety of cultural learning opportunities. Experience day-to-day family life: activities, holiday celebrations and local cuisine.
Feel safe and secure
Get personal care and attention in a caring, comfortable, home environment. Staying in a home means you always have someone there to support you.
Peace and quiet
Enjoy a relaxing atmosphere at home. Living with your host will give you stability, plus a quiet and peaceful environment for relaxation and study.
In a homestay you can experience life with British people, practising your English with them in a natural setting. Homestays provide a safe environment and you will have the benefit of home-cooked food.
Whilst staying in a homesay you will have access to communal rooms such as the lounge, dining area and kitchen although most students will not be able to use the cooking facilities. Bathrooms will be shared with the host family. Choose a private room or a room sharing with another student.
A variety of food is provided. Homestay providers may adjust the type of food offered when taking into consideration religious beliefs. It is important to mention this at the time of your booking. Vegetarians or people with food allergies should specify their eating options upon booking so this can be shared with their host prior to arrival.