English school in
Brighton England Embassy English England

Study at our English school in Brighton and you’ll discover a vibrant city by the sea, popular with language students from all over the world

Why you’ll love Embassy Brighton

Our school has a large, bright study centre with, modern learning facilities, professional staff and an unbeatable location in the centre of the city. Stay with a friendly English-speaking host or in a stylish student residence.

When not learning English, explore the vintage shops, cool cafés and lively music and arts scene. Only 1 hour from London, Brighton is great value and a really fun city to learn English in.

When in Brighton…
See a band in one of the many live music venues.

Facilities and highlights

  • WiFi-enabled
  • IT suite
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Student lounge
  • University application counselling
  • Cafeteria
  • Language counsellors
  • Nurse available every day
  • Extensive programme of activities
  • Weekend excursions to other cities in the UK and Europe
Typical study bedroom in the Brighton residence
Exterior of the Brighton College residence
*Although you may not stay in the accommodation pictured, you will stay in accommodation of a very similar quality.

Student Residence

Have fun sharing a residence with other international students

Distance from school

On site or 20-25 minutes' walk

Meals provided

Catered or Self-catering


Single or shared rooms with private bathroom

Other Facilities

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Homestay (live with a host family)

Live with an English-speaking host and practise your English every day!

Distance from school

20-45 minutes by public transport

Meals provided

14 per week (breakfast and evening meal)


Single and shared rooms

Homestay breakfast only (18 years +)

Live with an English speaking host (breakfast only)

Open the door to new opportunities - learn English in just a few weeks with motivating teachers.
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Choose long-term, short-term, standard or intensive English tuition from elementary to advanced level.
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To improve all-round English skills and specifically develop your spoken English, book a General English course + Communication Skills
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General English + Business elective lessons - Improve all your English skills and specifically develop your Business English
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Choose 1, 2 or 3 semesters or a whole language year abroad. Ideal for university, for your career or for the time of your life.
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Focus on skills you’ll need to pass the FCE level with our professional teachers and technology-rich classrooms.
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Increase your chance of success taking the IELTS international English exam with thorough exam preparation.
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The seaside city of Brighton and Hove - England

Local facilities

Nearest bus stop: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest shopping centre: 10 minutes' walk
Nearest bank: 10 minutes' walk
Nearest coffee shop: onsite/5 minutes' walk
Nearest post office: 10 minutes' walk
Nearest mosque: 15 minutes' walk
Nearest church: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest newsagent: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest restaurant: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest supermarkets: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest park: 10 minutes' walk

Travelling around the city

By bus
Bus stops, outside the train station or in London Road, are both a short walk from the school. These give you access to the whole of Brighton and the surrounding areas.

By train
Brighton Station is also only a few steps away, providing access to mainline train services to London.

By taxi
Alternatively, taxi cabs are an affordable option in Brighton.

Brighton Pier

Cost of Living

We currently advise that students should budget approximately GB £150 per week. This will cover all basic transport, food and entertainment costs.  (Last updated April 2013)

Sample prices (all in GB £):

Item Price in GB £
A cup of coffee (in a chain like Starbucks) 2.80 - 3.20
Can of Coca Cola 0.70
Big Mac hamburger
Three course meal in a reasonably priced restaurant from 20.00. Add 10% tip
Hot meal in the school cafeteria with side salad, main course and dessert 4.10 - 5.20
Cinema ticket 6.00 - 8.00
Nightclub entrance 5.00 - 15.00
Bus 2.00 for a single trip within city centre; 2.30 for single trip beyond centre.
Taxi 2.80 minimum and 0.50 for each additional minute (approx).
Train Return journey to London is from 16.00 (off-peak).

Popular trips from Brighton:

  • Stratford-upon-Avon - birthplace of William Shakespeare
  • London - the country’s capital is a must see!
  • Cambridge or Oxford - 2 stunning university cities
  • Bath - old Roman baths set among stunning Georgian architecture
  • Stonehenge - prehistoric monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Warwick Castle - medieval castle originally built by William the Conqueror
  • Windsor Castle - medieval castle as well as residence of the current Queen
  • Canterbury Cathedral - one of the oldest Christian churches in England dating form 602AD
  • Leeds Castle - stunning castle set over 2 islands in the heart of Kent

No two weeks are ever the same, but here's an idea of what to expect:

  • Karaoke night – English songs only!
  • Art galleries (mostly free)
  • Cinema, theatre, clubs
  • Rollerblading
  • Bowling
Enjoy a trip to London  - capital of England - 1 hour by train Windsor Castle, England Roman Baths, Bath England Visit the historic city of Cambridge Note: There are a number of activities available. Where there is a cost, this will usually be between £5 and £10 for local activities.
Weekend trips and other excursions are available as well, rates vary depending on destination, please enquire in centre for more details.

Finding our school

Walk through Brighton train station, pass by Jurys Inn Hotel and the school is the next building on Billinton Way.

Centre Director

Nicholas Smith


Embassy Brighton Study Centre 
1 Billinton Way
East Sussex
Tel: +44 (0)1273 339400


Accessible to those in wheelchairs. Visually and hearing impaired students can generally be accommodated, but please notify us in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements.


Embassy Brighton is an IELTS testing centre, so you can take your IELTS exam in this school.


  • 50 computers solely for students' use in the library and the internet room
  • Cafeteria serving hot food (always with vegetarian and Halal options)
  • Shop selling snacks and basic provisions
  • Barista cart selling premium coffees and pastries
  • Exam hall which can also be used for social events
  • Student common room with large plasma TV

School accreditation

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For enquiries and bookings, call:

+1 857 362-8976

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