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Glasgow School of English

Glasgow School of English

Our partner school is located in the centre of Glasgow, just 5 minutes' walk from both the central train and bus stations. On the 2nd floor of a modern-style building, the course centre includes 10 very well-equipped classrooms. You'll also find a computer room with internet and multimedia programmes to reinforce the classes, free Wi-Fi and a variety of books, CDs and DVDs available to students. The school regularly provides newspapers and magazines that you can read while relaxing in the common room, which also has a vending machine for hot drinks and a cold water dispenser. The excellence of its courses and the quality of the teachers make this an excellent option for learning English in Glasgow.

School Highlights

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Key points

  • Exceptional city and a great cultural presence
  • High performing school and quality academic programmes
  • Accommodation options with a good quality/price ratio
  • Varied visits and excursions in and outside of Glasgow

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IALC partner agency
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British Council
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English UK partner agency
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ESL accreditation CSN

Student nationalities

      Saudi Arabia


ESL schools guarantee the same excellent standards for accommodation as they do for teaching. We take great pleasure in helping you find the most suitable accommodation for you.

Host family


By staying with a Scottish host family, you'll practise English every day and make fast progress. In addition, the daily contact with the people will teach you about the local customs and lifestyle. In pleasant, safe neighbourhoods, at a distance of about 30 minutes (Zone 1) to an hour (Zone 2) by public transport from the school, host families provide single rooms, shared bathrooms and half-board. The school maintains close relationships with host families who are visited on a regular basis in order to ensure the comfort of the international students.

Blackfriars residence (from 18 years)

ESL Languages Blackfriars residence Glasgow School of English Scotland

Within the beating heart of Glasgow’s student scene is Blackfriars, just 20 minutes’ walk from class. Residents will live in a shared flat and can expect a private room with an ensuite bathroom, desk, wardrobe and WIFI – each flat comes with a TV. Residents will be provided with linen but will need to bring towels – laundry can be done on site for a fee. Residents will be expected to cater for themselves in the shared kitchen and clean their rooms and common areas. Students will be able to socialise in the shared lounge or garden area.   

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