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Heriot Watt University
Four Weeks – Summer 2019


Two Week Student Programme: July 2019
Start and End dates depend on your course start date.

Week Starting: 2nd July 2019 – Week Ending: 15th July 2019
Week Starting: 18th July 2019 – Week Ending: 31st July 2019

Student Ages: Minimum Age 11 – Maximum Age 17

Heriot Watt University is one of the most progressive and international institutions in Scotland. The campus offers a unique learning environment close to the exciting and vibrant city of Edinburgh, just 15 minutes away. Students will enjoy the wonderful landscapes, the indoor and outdoor sport facilities, theatre halls, restaurants, cafes and shops. streets.

Accommodation College – All rooms are single en-suite. Full board included.

Facilities Students will enjoy the wonderful landscapes, the indoor and outdoor sport facilities, theatre halls, restaurants, cafes and shops.

The language course includes 30 hours of tuition in two weeks* with an average of 15 hours per week, by English speaking teachers, with an entry test and a final certificate.
Students are assessed on their communicative ability on their first day in order to be properly assigned to their language course – courses range from Elementary to Advanced levels**.

Students follow a topic based syllabus and will take part in tasks that are designed to improve their spoken communication and language production.
Maximum 15 students per class.

*Subject to additional classes if the student is taking the Trinity Exam and has requested them.
**Subject to student numbers

Top Programme

1. MLA Scottish Experience:
MLA Summer Song
Braveheart Experience
Graduation Ceremony
2. MLA Combo Meal:
Two Scottish breakfasts
Four additional afternoon/evening snacks
MLA Prepaid Meal Card on excursions
3. One full-day excursion by private bus and support of mother tongue staff:
Glasgow with Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Glasgow Cathedral
4. Three half-day excursions to Edinburgh by public transportation and support of mother tongue staff:
Walking Tour
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle (admission included)
5. Sport and Leisure activities and support of mother tongue staff:
Welcome Party, Disco Night, Karaoke Night, Selfie Scavenger Hunt, Fashion Night, Movie Night, MLA’s Got Talent, Kahoot Night, The Amazing MLA Race, Farewell Party, and sport sessions

 

Top Plus Programme

1. Chit Chat Club and support of mother tongue staff
2. MLA Scottish Experience:
MLA Summer Song
Braveheart Experience
Graduation Ceremony
3. MLA Combo Meal:
Two Scottish breakfasts
Four additional afternoon/evening snacks
MLA Prepaid Meal Card on excursions
4. Hard Rock Cafe
5. Two full-day excursions by private bus and support of mother tongue staff:
Glasgow with Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Glasgow Cathedral
Stirling with Stirling Castle (admission included)
6. Seven half-day excursions to Edinburgh by public transportation and support of mother tongue staff:
Walking Tour
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle (admission included)
Royal Botanic Garden
Holyrood Palace (admission included)
Edinburgh National Gallery and The Royal Yacht Britannia (admission included)
Calton Hill
7. Sport and Leisure activities and support of mother tongue staff:
Welcome Party, Disco Night, Karaoke Night, Selfie Scavenger Hunt, Fashion Night, Movie Night, MLA’s Got Talent, Kahoot Night, The Amazing MLA Race, Farewell Party, and sport sessions

 

For details about costs please see Rates page (password required).

*The programme is subject to change.