A century of learning under the sun-kissed sky
This junior English programme is based on campus at UCLA, one of the world's most prestigious universities, English-learners get a real taste of life in the Golden State - visiting world-famous Hollywood and Beverly Hills, relaxing on beautiful beaches like Malibu and Venice, and spending the day at Disneyland or Universal Studios.
DATES: 26 June - 14 August 2022
AGES: 12 - 17
LOCATION: UCLA, Los Angeles
SPECIALISED COURSES AVAILABLE
✓ Multi Activities
WHY CHOOSE UCLA ACADEMY?
The accommodation on campus has all the facilities students may need with several communal areas to meet friends.
The rooming format is twin bedroom with communal bathroom. Each room is equipped with a desk and ample closet space. Twin standard rooms or multi-bedded rooms upon request.
Boys and girls are accommodated on opposite ends of the floor and are well supervised by Residence Advisors.
Supervision is provided by EC residential staff who support students outside class and activity times and ensure students observe the curfew and required standards of behaviour.
Our qualified and competent teachers are the key to ensuring a successful summer at EC Academy. They create a productive learning environment through engaging, inspiring lessons and the small class sizes mean that students will benefit from individual attention, providing a great opportunity to develop and progress.
Excellence in English Learning:
Qualified and competent English teachers.
✓ Qualified English teachers.
✓ Minimum 15 hours of English language tuition per week for all students.
✓ Maximum class size of 12.
✓ End of course certificates and reports to take home.
A Great Addition To Any Summer Of Learning: Choose From Three Specialised Courses
Professional instructors will focus on developing students' techniques and skills required to progress in their chosen specialised course with fun and enjoyable sessions.
At EC Academy we strive to ensure that every student leaves with confidence in their newly developed or improved skills and with a real sense of achievement.
EC Academy UCLA Specialised Courses:
✓ Multi Activities
Student Care & Welfare
Supervision is provided by EC residential staff who support students outside class and activity times and ensure students observe the curfew and required standards of behaviour. The campus is safe due to campus police and 24-hr security. There is a first aid and emergency medical centre on campus.
24 Hour Support
Anyone who has questions or needs any kind of support can speak to our staff at the centre, or contact our dedicated EC Academy 24-hour emergency telephone number.
The bright and modern dining hall is located a short walk from the residence. It is buffet style with a choice of many different global cuisines for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu is different every day, which encourages students to sample a variety of foods. All dietary requests and needs can be catered for.
Arrival & Departure
EC Academy provides a dedicated meet-and-greet and transfer service for all students to ensure their comfort and safety.
We provide a departure transfer for all students and our team will also assist students' checking in at the airport.
All students travelling abroad must have adequate insurance in case of medical or other emergencies. EC Academy offers a comprehensive insurance policy wit trusted insurance provider called guard.me, which is specifically designed to meet the needs of international students. Read more about guard.me here.
UCLA SPECIALISED COURSES
Enjoy focused time to excel in your chosen skill while learning English in Los Angeles
Keep the mind and body active by participating in a variety of fun sports and challenging activities.
With swimming pools available as well as fantastic sports facilities and spacious grounds, our activities team organise a different combination of sports and activities every day to ensure a varied week.
Students will spend 2 hours per day over 4 days participating in a selection of activities that may include football and swimming, as well as treasure hunts and team games.
✓ 15 hours of English language tuition per week.
✓ Multi activities 4 days per week, 2 hours per day.
✓ Coach to student ratio is 1:12.
✓ Students join in the whole school activity hour where they will get a chance to mix with students on other programmes.
With miles of beaches and reliable waves, it’s no wonder surfing has become an integral part of California's identity. What better place to enjoy them than Surf City, USA!
On our surfing programme, students will start with basics of surfing including safety, basics and etiquette, as well as some practise. They will also learn about ocean ecology and conservation to complement their surfing practise.
Students can expect to enjoy at least 4 days per week out surfing, at least 2 hours each session. All of our instructors are certified members of The International Surfing Association (ISA) and will be there to help students every step of the way.
✓ 15 hours of English language tuition per week
✓ Surfing 4 days per week, 2 hours per day
✓ We provide all equipment necessary
✓ Instructor to student ratio is up to 1:5
✓ Students join in the whole school activity hour where they will get a chance to mix with students on other programmes
IMPROVE YOUR LANGUAGE SKILLS ON OUR JUNIOR ENGLISH COURSES IN THE UK AND USA
Our Academies are set in safe, beautiful English-learning locations offering junior students unforgettable confidence-building experiences.