Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and home to the Kaplan International English Edinburgh school. The city is home to a large international student population, as well as famous landmarks including Edinburgh Castle. For more information check the school website.
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Description

Why choose the Edinburgh school?

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and home to the Kaplan International English Edinburgh school. The city is home to a large international student population, as well as famous landmarks including Edinburgh Castle.

  • Make the most of your stay whatever your tastes, from beautiful highland walks to nights out and bars and clubs
  • The school offers a range of English courses including IELTS and Cambridge exams, and it functions as an official Trinity test centre
  • Enjoy the full Edinburgh experience, with friendly locals, natural beauty and rich history all on your doorstep

About Location

The Kaplan school is in the very heart of Edinburgh, just minutes from the stylish shops of Princes Street and the historical Edinburgh Castle. It is housed in an elegant Georgian building with excellent modern facilities, giving you a taste of historical Britain but with the comfort of modern technology.

Teaching Method

  • Edinburgh is an Exam Preparation Academy which means that they specialise in supporting students to achieve the highest possible IELTS result. IELTS classes will be available in the morning and afternoon and you will have the option to take regular mock IELTS tests. You will be taught by teachers who have been trained to specialise in IELTS and will receive support throughout your course with tutorials and study plans focusing on maximising your score.

  • Thinking of studying at a university in the UK? Kaplan’s University Placement Service (UPS) uses our extensive academic network to help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate university courses

**Can accept Young Learner students aged 14-18 in closed groups.

Facilities

  • 20 large classrooms
  • Classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards, which can incorporate media forms like video and audio
  • 15 computers with language learning programmes, email, and internet
  • Wireless internet available throughout the building
  • Bright and spacious common room with a cold drinks vending machine and a microwave. There are also computers, and a TV with DVD player

Services

  • There is a cafeteria in the student lounge selling hot drinks, snacks and hot & cold lunches

Accommodation

Student residence

  • Live with fellow students for more independence
  • Most residences are self-catering
  • Live and socialize with your new friends
  • Single, twin, double, and dorm rooms are available at various locations

Homestay

  • Live with a local family specially chosen by the school
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners with the family
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture

Social Programme

  • Nightlife: Hang Out With Friends in Trendy Student Bars and Cafes

Activities

  • Arts & Theatre: Watch Comedians, Musicians, Theatre and Street Performers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
  • Shopping: Make the Most of Designer Shops on Streets Such as the Royal Mile and Princes Street
  • History: Tour the World Famous Edinburgh Castle and Take in Great Views of the City
  • Food & Drink: Take a Whisky Tour and Learn to Tell Your ‘blends’ From Your ‘malts’

Excursions

  • Outdoor Activities: Hike and Backpack Along the Beautiful West Highland Way, or Climb Arthur’s Seat, the Tallest Hill Surrounding the City
  • Sports: See Two Professional Football Clubs Play or Watch a Rugby Game at Murrayfield

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