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 […]

COVID-19 and host families

COVID-19 and host families

Advice Covid-19 also known as Coronavirus is having a huge impact on students. From VISA restrictions to quarantine periods, many countries have imposed measures to combat COVID-19 . However, many students still have the possibility of studying online and host families have adapted to these circumstances following the UK’s Government guidance. The UK has one […]

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