English school in
Cambridge England Embassy English England

Choose our English school in Cambridge and you’ll be in the perfect student city – compact, safe, and popular with students from around the world.

Why you’ll love Embassy Cambridge

Our school is only 20 minutes’ walk from the historic city-centre, in a peaceful location, close to the river - the perfect contrast to the lively centre with its shops, markets and international restaurants.

Professional teachers trained in the latest technology will help build your confidence and your skills. Excellent rail connections to London - only 50 minutes by train - make Cambridge a great city to learn English in.

When in Cambridge…
Go punting (like boating) on the River Cam.

Facilities and highlights

  • Extensive programme of activities
  • Weekend excursions to other cities in the UK and Europe
  • WiFi-enabled
  • IT suite
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • University application counselling
  • Cafeteria
  • Courtyard and gardens
Embassy Cambridge student residence exterior
Embassy Cambridge residence - student bedroom
*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

5 minute cycle ride to city centre, 10 minute cycle or 25 minute walk to school

Meals provided

Self-catering plus in summer 14 meals (breakfast and evening meal) also available

Rooms

Single rooms with private bathroom; shared bathroom in summer

Other facilities

See factsheet

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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

20-40 minutes by public transport or walking

Meals provided

14 per week (breakfast and evening meal)

Rooms

Single

Homestay breakfast only (18 years+):

Live with an English speaking host (breakfast only)

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A typical bicycle-filled street in Cambridge England

Local facilities

Nearest supermarket: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest café/restaurants: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest newsagent: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest church: 2 minutes' walk
Nearest mosque: 15 minutes by bike
Nearest post office: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest bank: 20 minutes' walk
Nearest shopping centre: 20 minutes' walk
Nearest bus stop: 2 minutes' walk
Nearest park: 5 minutes' walk

Travelling around the city

On foot or by bicycle
Cambridge is one of the top cycling cities in the UK; getting around on foot or by bike is easy and we can help you hire a bike.

By bus
Stagecoach offers a network of frequent and reliable buses, these provide excellent access to all parts of Cambridge.

By train
There are frequent trains to/from London (up to 3 an hour in peak time) and other major cities in the UK.

Historic streets and buildings of Cambridge Explore the city by gondala-like boats called "punts" Cycling is a great way to explore Cambridge

Cost of Living

We currently advise that students should budget approximately GB £60 per week. This will cover all transport, food and entertainment costs.

Sample prices (all in GB £):

Item Price in GB £
A cup of coffee (in a chain like Starbucks) 2.50 - 3.50
Can of Coca Cola 0.70
Big Mac hamburger
2.50
Hot meal in the school cafeteria
4.00
Three course meal in a reasonably priced restaurant From 25.00. Add 10% tip
Cinema ticket 8.00
Nightclub entrance 5.00 - 15.00
Taxi 2.60 minimum and 20p for each additional 187 metres
Bus From 3.90 for a day pass; 12.50 for a week pass
Train A return ticket to London is from 15.40

Popular trips from Cambridge:

  • Stratford-upon-Avon. Birthplace of William Shakespeare
  • London. The country’s capital is a must see!
  • Oxford. Cambridge’s famous rivals – another beautiful university city
  • Bath. Old Roman baths set among stunning Georgian architecture
  • Stonehenge. Prehistoric monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Windsor Castle. Medieval castle as well as royal residence of the current Queen
  • Alton Towers. Fun theme park with thrilling rides
  • Ely Cathedral. A magnificent Norman Cathedral

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

  • Punting (like boating) on the River Cam
  • Walking tour of historic Cambridge
  • Cycling, Football, Basketball, Volleyball
  • Dance and fitness classes
  • Cinema visits
Punting on the River Cam, Cambridge Local tour of historic Cambridge Roman Baths, Bath England Windsor Castle, England 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.

Cost of Living

We currently advise that students should budget approximately US $150 - 250 per week. This will cover all basic transport, food and entertainment costs.

Sample prices (all in US $):

Item Price in US $
A cup of coffee (in a chain like Starbucks) 2.00
Can of Coca Cola 1.00
Big Mac 3.75
Three course meal in a reasonably priced restaurant 35.00
Takeaway, e.g. from a noodle bar 8.00
Cinema ticket 9.50
Nightclub entrance 10.00 upwards
Bus 1.75 per ride
Taxi 4.50 for first mile and then 2.50 per additional mile

For enquiries and bookings, call:

+1 857 362-8976

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