Studying abroad, homesickness and quarantine

Studying abroad, homesickness and quarantine

It is such a strange life we find ourselves in and many of us are facing a new “normal”. Whether at school, university, studying abroad or having moved to a new area to live and work. Dealing with lockdowns, quarantine, restrictions on our social lives and the changes to the way we live will all […]

Returning to boarding schools – new COVID-19 rules

The UK is renowned across the world for its education provision. In particular the boarding provision it offers to tens of thousands of young people from all continents across the globe. We’re pleased to announce that boarding schools across the United Kingdom are beginning to welcome back pupils. Quarantine rules will apply so coming to […]

How has the UK changed since COVID-19 struck?

How has the UK changed since COVID-19 struck?

Emergencies and pandemics such as COVID-19 define countries and the people therein worldwide. Whilst the UK has had a high proportion of deaths related to Covid-19, we have reached a point where the numbers of those testing positive are now dropping and so are the deaths. Life is returning to a form of normality throughout […]

Host family accommodation – Hosting international students

Host family accommodation – Hosting international students

Have you ever wondered whether you would like to host a young person from another country and learn more about the world?  There is no better time to start and consider taking in an international pupil who is studying at a UK boarding school.  If you think you may be interested in becoming a host […]

Studying in the UK – Types of cuisine and takeaways

As a multi-cultural society embracing a variety of religions, cultures and international communities, we have begun to enjoy a vast range of foods and meal options.  Whether you are cooking at home, going to a restaurant or getting a takeaway, there are plenty of culinary options. If you’re planning to study in the UK and wondering […]

What is it like being a boarder in a school?

What is it like being a boarder in a school? boarding school

This blog post will take you through the main aspects of living in a boarding school. Karen ( Director of Berkeley guardians) tells us about her experience as a boarder and a Housemistress in a large boarding school in Bristol. If you want to find out more about boarding schools, what to expect and how […]

Transport in Bristol and travel to London

Transport in Bristol and travel to London

Bristol is quite a special place in so many ways, but its first and most important reason is where it is based in the UK – in the centre of the M5/M4 junctions with first class motorway access to London, Manchester (and beyond) and Cornwall.   Bristol is known for its excellent transport links by train […]

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