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Top 10 EC Residences Around the World

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At EC English, we know that an essential part of our students’ success, happiness, and comfort is our students’ accommodation. Choosing an EC accommodation allows students to mix with the EC community to get the most out of their experiences. Living with other students in a residence gives students a chance to easily make new friends to practise their English skills with. Read on to find out our top 10 residences, based on our students’ feedback!

1| EC Bristol: Pro Cathedral Studios

The brand-new Pro Cathedral residence is built in an old cathedral, giving it lots of historic character. Rooms include comfortable double beds, en-suite showers, plasma TVs and modern kitchens. The building has a range of facilities including a cinema room, laundry, study, and bicycle storage rooms and also 24-hour security. This residence is in the heart of Bristol’s student area, close to shops and restaurants, and within walking distance of EC Bristol.

This residence is for students who want to experience history while enjoying all of the modern amenities.

2| EC Malta: Comfort Shared Apartments

Sharing apartments is a great way to improve your English quickly, by living with other international students. Our shared apartments are located within 5-15 minutes walk of EC Malta and feature shared modern kitchens and living areas. These apartments are exclusively for EC students, making it a great way to keep up with your social scene.

If you want to live with other EC students within walking distance of school and Malta’s great nightlife district, this is the residence for you.

3| EC Brighton: Mitre House

Mitre House located in the centre of Brighton, just steps from the beach and a 15-minute walk from EC Brighton. It’s is a shared residence with private, double bedrooms and en-suite showers and toilets. The rooms share communal kitchens and lounges with Wi-Fi available throughout the building.

This residence is for students who want to be within walking distance of everything Brighton has to offer.

4| EC Manchester: Vita Student Residence

Located in a popular student area only minutes from the city centre, Viva Student Residence is a brand new studio development only a 15-minute walk from EC Manchester. The studios have custom furniture, large beds, built-in kitchens, flat screen TVs and en-suite bathrooms as well as Wi-Fi throughout the building.

If you are looking for a private studio with common areas shared with other students to make some great friendships, this is the residence for you!

5| EC London: Liberty Plaza

Liberty Plaza is located in London’s zone 1, right in the heart of the city. Students can choose between a single room and studio, where studios have private kitchenettes while single rooms share a kitchen. Each room has its own TV, double bed with storage, desk, and modern en-suite bathroom. The residence has free Wi-Fi, a gym, dance and music rooms, private terraces, 24-hour reception and even private study booths. It is a 30-minute journey to EC London using the London Underground.

If you would like a highly-finished private room with access to fantastic common areas in the heart of London, Liberty Plaza is for you!

6| EC Montreal: La Marq au 515

La Marq au 515 is a set of shared apartments, which each have 3 or 5 single rooms, and communal lounge and kitchen. The apartments are fully furnished and equipped with anything you may need during your stay, including free Wi-Fi. The residence is located in the heart of Downtown Montreal, just a few steps away from EC Montreal, where you can learn French or English in this bilingual city!

If you want to experience the old world charm of Europe and the modern pace of North America while learning French, English, or both, this school is for you!

7| EC London: Chapter Kings Cross

Chapter Kings Cross is located in the heart of Kings Cross, only 20 minutes’ walk from EC London. The residence includes fully furnished studios with private kitchens, study areas, double beds, and free internet. The building features 24-hour security, a 24/7 gym, laundry services, study areas, and modern common spaces.

If you want a private studio within walking distance of EC London, Chapter Kings Cross is perfect for you.

8| EC Cambridge: Kite House

Located in the city centre, only 3 minutes’ walk from EC Cambridge, Kite House is a modern building with single rooms and private bathrooms as well as laundry facilities. The house is shared by EC students only and also has modern kitchen facilities.

If staying around the corner from school with other EC students is what you want, stay in Kite House!

9| EC Los Angeles: Santa Monica Downtown

At Santa Monica Downtown, students stay in shared apartments that are fully furnished and only 10 minutes’ walk from EC Los Angeles. The rooms are also cleaned bi-weekly. The apartments are located in the centre of sunny Santa Monica, just a few blocks from the beach and the neighbourhood has a great selection of shops and restaurants.

If you want to live close to the beach and just around the corner from your school, check out Santa Monica Downtown!

10| EC Oxford: Alice House

Alice House is a set of private studios finished to high standards with double beds, deluxe en-suite bathrooms and modern, fully equipped kitchens. There are spacious common areas with TVs, pool tables and other games as well as secure bike storage. It’s located less than one mile from the city centre, and only an 18-minute walk from EC Oxford.

If you are looking to experience an academic city while staying in a private, fully equipped studio, this is the place for you!


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