Pre-Sessional Courses

Many international students arrive in the UK early for a Pre-Sessional Course. The Pre-Sessional Course is to develop students’ language skills, academic literacy and to allow international students to orient themselves with a new city and culture.

Pre-Sessional Courses tend to take place for a few weeks during the summer period before the new academic year starts, which can cause problems for students whose accommodation for the full academic year is not yet available.

We can usually accommodate students who are living with us for the full academic year beginning in September but are arriving early to complete a Pre-Sessional or other short term course. For students who are not planning to live in our accommodation for the academic year, we can usually offer short term accommodation during the summer period.

If you’re living with us from September onwards and wish to arrive early, please get in touch with the Sales Team on +44 (0)333 344 2829 or by email.

If you are not living with us for the academic year starting in September but need short term student accommodation over the summer period to attend a Pre-Sessional or other short course, you can see what is available in real time by selecting the city you wish to live in on the Summer Student Accommodation page. If you can’t see what you need, please get in touch with a member of the team on +44 (0)333 344 2829 or email and we will be happy to assist with availability.

If you are an education provider or institute that runs short courses and you are interested in booking accommodation for your students, please send us an email and an account manager will get back to you.