We believe that successful language learning is helped by regular socialising with your fellow students. At our college, we have a fantastic social programme that includes enjoyable and varied activities throughout the year at affordable prices.
Previous Social Programmes
Portsmouth also has some great attractions and is a fantastic place to see some English history. We have local attractions such as Portsmouth Historic Dockyards, Spinnaker Tower, Southsea Castle, City Museum, Natural History Museum, Charles Dickens Museum and don’t forget our beautiful beach! The college organises trips to these places too.
Every one to two weeks we go on day trips to popular and exciting cities near the college. Destinations include London, Cardiff, Brighton, Bournemouth, Bath, the Isle of Wight, the New Forest and Bristol. A teacher guide will go with you and help you navigate the city and have a fantastic experience. Prices for these trips are between £12 and £35 depending on the city.
The capital of England! There is so much to do here! See where the Queen lives, go shopping, learn more about English history.
Lively seafront, fantastic restaurants and shops, The Royal Pavilion, historic pier.
The New Forest
Beautiful nature and animals. A fantastic adventure!
Ancient capital of England, cathedral, King Arthur's Round Table and historic market place.
World heritage site, Roman Baths, Georgian housing, cathedral, superb shops.
One of the world’s best universities. See the famous colleges and historic buildings. See where Harry Potter was filmed!
Famous cathedral, historic market town, close to Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain.
Port city with excellent shopping and nightlife. There is also the Titanic museum and much more.
Well-known and popular seaside resort with a sandy beach and great nightlife.
In the afternoons and evenings during the week we organise different activities for you to enjoy your time. Below is a list of activities we might offer during your stay and their approximate prices:
Pub Night – FREE*
Restaurant nights – FREE*
BBQ parties – FREE*
International Food Parties – FREE*
Café Chat – FREE*
Karaoke Nights – FREE*
Film club – FREE
Football Match – FREE
Book clubs – FREE
Football in the park – FREE
General Knowledge Quiz – FREE*
Portsmouth walking tours – FREE
Portsmouth museums – FREE
Cinema trips - £10
Laser quest – £10
Bowling – £6
*You need to pay for drinks or food.
If you are under 18, there may be restrictions on some of these activities. Please check our weekly Social programme for more information.