Glasgow School of English

Providing quality English language tuition at a price you can afford

Glasgow School of English is an independent language school accredited by The British Council.

Based in Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, our school provides international students with quality tuition in a friendly and relaxed environment.

Welcome to Glasgow School of English

Glasgow School of English has helped thousands of students improve their English language skills.

Established in 1997, we have developed an excellent reputation for providing quality English language tuition in a relaxed and welcoming environment.

Glasgow School of English is accredited by The British Council. As an accredited school, we are strongly committed to ensuring our quality standards are met and that each and every student enjoys their stay.

Our reputation is founded on both the quality of our teaching and the personal care and attention that we provide to all of our students.

Our courses are flexible. We offer year round enrolment and you can choose to study from as little as one week to one year.

Whatever your requirements, our friendly staff are on hand to assist you and ensure that you enjoy your stay in Glasgow.

Each year we help hundred of overseas students improve their English. We offer:Quality teaching, delivered by professional and experienced English teachersCompetitive fees, making it more affordable for you to study in ScotlandFlexible enrolment allowing you to join at a time that suits youSmall class sizes ensuring that you receive personal attentionSix different levels of classes from basic to advanced EnglishEnglish courses to suit, you can study for as little as one week to one yearPreparation for exams including IELTS (International English Language Testing SystemCourse progression to the college or university of your choiceSupport and guidance to ensure that you enjoy your stay in Glasgow

When you first arrive at our school, you will meet with either the President or the Principal of the school. You will be asked to sit a short language placement test. The test will assess your current level of English and depending upon your results you will be placed in one of six levels.

Regardless of your level of English, each week, you will study a minimum of 22.5 hours. You will study from 9am to 12pm (with a 20 minute break), Monday to Friday with extra workshops and social activities in the afternoon. A sample timetable is available in the student information section.

Our international language school has close links with more than 15 colleges and universities throughout the UK. This means that we can provide you with a combined study plan from elementary English classes to degree course level. When you are ready to progress to higher education, we will help you decide on the most suitable course and help you with the application procedure.

Whether you want to improve your general English, gain a qualification such as IELTS or simply enhance your employment opportunities, we can help.

For more information on the benefits of studying at Glasgow School of English please look through the following pages of our site. If you have a specific question and would like to receive more information then please complete the contact usform.

Please note that all classes are subject to availability.

Glasgow - the vibrant city

Glasgow is the largest and most vibrant city in Scotland with a population of just over 650,000 inhabitants.

Truly cosmopolitan, Glasgow offers something for everyone. From great shopping, to a fantastic selection of museums and art galleries to theatres, restaurants, nightclubs and bars.

Over the years, Glasgow has held a number of prestigious titles including:

  • 1990 – European city of culture

  • 1999 – City of Architecture and Design (Glasgow City Chambers is pictured right)

  • 2003 – European Capital of Sport

Whatever you are looking for, Glasgow has something for you.

With three universities and numerous colleges and a student population of approximately 40,000, the city has a real international feel and is one of the best places in the world to study.

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