IP International Projects Portsmouth University — summer school in the UK

  • British Council
  • English UK
  • Portsmouth PO1 2UP, UK
  • Campus
  • age from 10 to 17

What else included

  • Tution
  • Accomodation 
  • Activity & excursion program
  • Transfer


The Summer Campus is situated in Portsmouth university, very centralVibrant city life close to the beach with great shopping facilities! UK’s only island city offers the perfect combination of vibrant city life, great shopping facilities, miles of beautiful waterfront and great amusement parks.

There are no less than 4 beaches, the closest just being a 10-minute walk away from our residence, where you can spend time during your summer language holidays in the mild climate of England’s south. For shopping addicts a visit to the Gunwharf Quays is a must. Using the modern facilities of the University of Portsmouth we offer every afternoon and evening and exciting activity programme.
But this unique city is not only famous for its beaches and shopping, it is the birthplace of Charles Dickens and has been home to other literary greats during their lifetimes. Come and enjoy some fun times with us in Portsmouth, because “there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor” as Dickens writes in “A Christmas Carol”.

  • High standard en-suite accommodation
  • Everything in walking distance
  • Exciting, supervised activity programme 7 days a week
  • Town walks and time for shopping
  • Sports, creativity and lifestyle workshop

Why choose this school

  • Close to London
  • Beautiful historic city by the beach
  • Sports, creativity and lifestyle workshops
  • Modern and well equipped!

School infrastructure

  • Classes
  • Lounge 
  • Fruit’n’Fit

Sport infrastructure

  • Sports (Football, Beach Volleyball, Basketball, Dodge ball, Workouts)
  • Beach Activities (Beach Games, Frisbee, Badminton)

Hobbies and clubs

  • Town Walks, Photo Rallies, Scavenger Hunts in town
  • Workshops (Arts & Crafts, Health & Beauty, Food & Drinks, Digital/Trendy, Dance, Henna Tattoos)
  • Welcome & Farewell Theme Parties, Movie Nights, Quiz Nights, Game Nights (Casino Nights, Murder Mystery, Treasure Hunts, Haunted House), Chill Nights (Karaoke, Barbeque, Bonfire), IP’s Got Talent
  • Chill-out zone with table tennis, badminton and football tables
  • One half-day trip during your first week (e.g. Durdle Door (Jurassic Coast), Winchester, Southampton, Swanage or Salisbury)
  • One further half-day trip and one full day trip for each additional week (e.g. Bath, Brighton, Oxford or London)

Recommended arrival cities

  • London

Nearest airports

  • London Gatwick Airport - 60 minutes
  • London Heathrow Airport - 120 minutes


Portsmouth PO1 2UP, UK

Sample program

  • 1 day

    Morning. Arrival
    Day. London Overnight/Trip to Brighton or Oxford
    Evening. London Overnight/Trip to Brighton or Oxford

  • 2 day

    Morning. London Overnight/Trip to Brighton or Oxford
    Day. London Overnight/Trip to Brighton or Oxford
    Evening. Quiz

  • 3 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Games, Beach & Town Walk
    Evening. Welcome Theme Party

  • 4 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Health & Beauty/Trip to Bournemouth, Southampton, Winchester, Arundel Castle
    Evening. Games night

  • 5 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Arts & Crafts, Beach & Town Walk
    Evening. Chill Night

  • 6 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Trendy / Digital, Beach & Town Walk
    Evening. IP’s Got Talent

  • 7 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Food & Drinks, Beach & Town Walk
    Evening. Farewell Theme Party