MLA Christ Church University — summer school in the UK

  • British Council
  • English UK
  • Canterbury Christ Church University - Johnson, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, UK
  • Campus
  • age from 11 to 18



Program description and what is included

  • Online placement test
  • MLA Taskbooks: five student books designed for the needs of learners of all levels of English
  • MLA Portfolio: learning resources, daily evaluation and attendance record, day by day topics, tasks completed and material used
  • E-board: a record of the learning progress by monitoring the students’ attendance, the content developed in class, the topics and teaching aids used during the lessons
  • Certificate of attendance
  • End of course report
  • Graduation Ceremony
  • Chit Chat Club: speak and practice the language with our MLA Team
  • Three days/two nights in university residence, standard half board accommodation
  • MLA British Experience
  • MLA Summer Song
  • The Canterbury Tales Experience
  • MLA Combo Meal


Our campus is part of Christchurch University, arguably the most important university in Kent. Our students stay in St. George’s Campus which is a state of the art, modern and newly built hall of residence in the city centre close to St. Augustine’s Abbey and just a ten-minute walk from the Cathedral. Breakfast and dinner is served in the hall of residence while lunch is provided in the main building where lessons take place. The main building is just a six-minute walk from the accommodation. Other facilities include a sports hall with football and rugby courts, a sports centre with volleyball, basketball and badminton courts, and also shops, coffeshops and common areas.

Why choose this school

  • The most important university of Kent
  • 10 mins walk to Canterbury city centre
  • Brand new en-suite residential accommodation

School infrastructure

  • St. Georges campus of Christ Church University
  • Accommodation block is 6 mins away from the teaching block
  • Sport facilities
  • Shops, coffeeshops and common areas

Sport infrastructure

  • Outdoor sport fields
  • Swimming pool
  • Football and rugby fields
  • Volleyball, badminton and basketball courts

Hobbies and clubs

  • Sport and leisure activities
  • One full-day excursion
  • Three half-day excursions

Recommended arrival cities

  • London


Canterbury Christ Church University - Johnson, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, UK

Sample program

  • 1 day

    Morning. Arrival
    Day. Arrival
    Evening. Movie - In & Welcome party

  • 2 day

    Morning. Orientation and testing
    Day. Walking Tour
    Evening. Movie Night

  • 3 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Winchester Cathedral
    Evening. British disco

  • 4 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Sport
    Evening. Quiz Night

  • 5 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Shopping at the Oracle
    Evening. Karaoke

  • 6 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Sport
    Evening. Treasure hunt

  • 7 day

    Morning. London Walking Tour & Cruise on Thames
    Day. London Walking Tour & Cruise on Thames
    Evening. Hard rock cafe

  • 8 day

    Morning. Half day Canterbury Tales
    Day. Lessons
    Evening. Karaoke and chit chat

  • 9 day

    Morning. Sports & Leisure
    Day. Lessons
    Evening. British Disco

  • 10 day

    Morning. Half day Dover and The White Cliffs
    Day. Lessons
    Evening. Amazing MLA Race

  • 11 day

    Morning. Sports & Leisure
    Day. Lessons
    Evening. The Canterbury Tales Experience

  • 12 day

    Morning. Half day Canterbury shopping
    Day. Lessons
    Evening. MLA's Got Talent

  • 13 day

    Morning. Full day Cambridge
    Day. Full day Cambridge
    Evening. Disco

  • 14 day

    Morning. Graduation ceremony
    Day. Departure

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