There are many amazing places to see in the UK and they can also make great places to be based for your studies. However, if you also want to travel, you need to make sure you are living somewhere with good transport routes available.

Unlike many other agents, at Traveledex we prefer to limit our educational partners to the best in each location. On this page you can details of each location and our study partners. All our partners are British Council accredited and regularly inspected as well as employing highly qualified teachers and staff (usually Cambridge CELTA or CertTrinity minimum).

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Main Cities

London

The world-famous capital city with many iconic landmarks and sights to see. If you love the hustle and bustle of a busy city environment then London is the place for you to study ! We have several partners in London offering English language courses, academic studies leading to university places at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and specialist courses for the medical and teaching professions.

What can you study here?

English and specialist English, professional qualifications (e.g. Project Management), A Levels and GCSE exams, University pathways and foundation courses, teacher training and, of course, go to one of the many London-based universities.

Manchester

One of the most famous cities in the North West of England having two football clubs (United and City). Manchester’s history lies in the industrial age and the development of canals as shipping routes. It also has an historic university with business school.

What can you study here?

English and specialist English, IELTS, GCSE, A-Level, BTEC, Foundation, Pre-Sessional, teacher training and, of course, go to Manchester university.

Liverpool

Famous for being the home of The Beatles, Liverpool’s past was as a major North West port with close links to Ireland. Another city with a famous football club and many iconic buildings on the waterfront.

What can you study here?

English and specialist English, IELTS,  and Cambridge English exam preparation.

Newcastle

Newcastle Upon Tyne, to give the city it’s full name, is located in the North East of England and like many northern cities, it’s origins lie in the industrial revolution. Home to the Geordie dialect, with locals known as “Geordies” it also has a famous football team and university.

What can you study here?

English and specialist English, IELTS,  and teacher training.

Cambridge

Home to the famous university which dates back to 1209, Cambridge is also known for punting on the river. The university is known in conjunction with Oxford as “Oxbridge” and is selective about taking the top candidates to study. However, we can offer many other study options through our partners.

What can you study here?

English and specialist English, IELTS,  family courses and summer camps, school exams such as GCSE, BTEC and A Levels, and university foundation and pathway courses including Pre Masters.

Oxford

The other famous university city and half of “Oxbridge”. The university dates back to the 12th century and the buildings are known for their spires. There are different study options for Oxford and many make use of connections to university colleges.

What can you study here?

English and specialist English, IELTS,  summer camps, school exams such as GCSE, A Levels, and university foundation and pathway courses including Pre Masters.

Bristol

Situated in the South West of England, straddling the River Avon, Bristol has a history of maritime development and links to the famous engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel who was responsible for the design of the Clifton Suspension Bridge shown above. A smaller, but bustling city, home to two universities and a great place to study at all levels.

What can you study here?

English and specialist English, English for older age groups with tourism, IELTS, teacher training and university foundation and pathway courses.

Exeter

Exeter is an ancient city dating back to Roman times with a Gothic cathedral and Norman castle. A smaller city but one that mixes the old and the new well, it is also home to Exeter University.

What can you study here?

English and IELTS, plus university foundation and pathway courses.

York

The ancient city of York owes much to the early Viking invaders but the walled city is steeped in historic things to see including the famous York Minster. A great place to study and also eat – at the famous Bettys tea rooms !

What can you study here?

English and IELTS, teacher training, OET exam preparation plus university foundation and pathway courses including Pre Masters.

Bath

Bath is known for and named after the Roman Baths in the centre of the city. It is also known for its Georgian architecture and is a main tourist attraction in the UK.

What can you study here?

English and examinations, teacher training, GCSE and A Levels plus university foundation and pathway courses.

Other Cities and Towns

Bournemouth

Developed in the 1800s as a seaside resort, Bournemouth is now a thriving town on the south coast of England and, along with it’s neighbour, Poole, boasts some of the best beaches in the UK. A great place to study and as a base for tourism, especially the famous Jurassic Coast, it is also the home to Bournemouth University.

What can you study here?

As a major international education centre, Bournemouth offers a wide choice of study including English and examinations, English for older age groups, IELTS, teacher training, GCSE and A Levels plus university foundation, pathway and Pre Masters courses.

Brighton

A seaside resort which, like many others around the UK, dates from the 1800s. The Pier and the Royal Pavilion (shown above) are the most iconic views people remember from their visits. Home to Brighton University and many other places to study.

What can you study here?

English and IELTS, teacher training. OET exam preparation plus university foundation and pathway courses including Pre Masters.

Cheltenham

A mix of the traditional and the new, Cheltenham nestles against The Cotswolds as the perfect place to study and explore the nearby Cotswolds. One of the UK’s most complete Regency towns, Cheltenham is brimming with history. As you stroll along the promenade, it’s easy to see why it became one of the main 18th century places for holidaying Brits, after the enterprising Henry Skillicorne unearthed its health-giving spa waters – even gaining the Royal Seal Of Approval after the visit of the then-reigning monarch, George III.

What can you study here?

English (including older age groups) and a wide variety of specialist English, IELTS, and teacher training.

Torquay

Part of the Torbay area, often known as “the English Riviera”, the seaside resort of Torquay boasts a long history with settlements dating back hundreds of years.

What can you study here?

English (including older age groups and families) and a wide variety of specialist English, IELTS, and iGCSEs.

Portsmouth

An historic naval city and dockyard and home of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth has many museums and sights to see associated with the history of naval development in England including Henry VIII’s ship, the Mary Rose. Often voted one of the cheapest places for students to live, it also hosts the popular Gunwharf Quays luxury shopping centre.

What can you study here?

English (including older age groups) and a wide variety of specialist English, IELTS, teacher training, OET and university preparation courses.

Wales

Cardiff

The capital city of Wales, Cardiff is known for its castle right in the centre of the city as well as the St David’s Shopping Centre. The Millennium Centre and Cardiff Bay are popular places to visit. and the city has frequently been voted one of the best places for students.

What can you study here?

English (including adults and ladies only classes) and specialist English, IELTS, teacher training, OET and university Masters preparation courses.

Northern Ireland

Derry (Londonderry)

Derry is the second largest city in Northern Ireland (part of the UK) and a great cultural and heritage centre and home of the Peace Bridge (shown above) since 2011. With plenty of historic places to see and visit, Derry is a great place to be for your English and other studies.

What can you study here?

English and academic English including IELTS, high school programme, junior and adult summer schools, teacher training, and specialist centre for OET with international nursing programme.