Why choose this centre?

  • Campus located close to Edinburgh – one of Europe’s finest cities
  • Safe and peaceful location yet only 24 km from the city centre
  • Single and twin room accommodation with option of en-suite bathroom
  • 3 half-day excursions to Edinburgh per week by private coach (approximately 35 minutes)
  • 3 full-day excursions per 2 weeks

Campus

Our summer school is based at SRUC Oatridge Campus, 24 km from Edinburgh city centre and approximately 35 minutes by private coach. The campus is located in beautiful countryside approximately 1 mile from the nearest shops and offers accommodation with either en-suite or shared bathrooms, sports hall, dining room, common rooms and grass sports pitches.

Accommodation

  • Twin rooms with en-suite bathroom (Singles for Group Leaders)
  • Single rooms with shared bathrooms. Shower ratio 1:3 or 1:4 (depending on residence) and wash basin in every room
  • En-suite accommodation in apartment style. Each apartment has approximately 4, 5 or 6 bedrooms and a shared kitchen/common room
  • Bedroom key, linen & towel provided
  • Rooms cleaned and bed linen & towel changed once per week
  • Damage deposit of £40 taken on check-in and refunded on departure

Sports Facilities

  • Large sports hall on campus 
  • Grass pitches and playing fields 
  • Grass bowling green

Other Facilities

  • Large common room for evening activities
  • Large TV room for film nights
  • Modern, fully equipped classrooms 

Internet

  • Free wi-fi on college campus and in residences

Optional Enterprise English Workshops

  • Optional 3 hours of Enterprise English per week (in addition to 15 hrs General English)
  • Focusing on the world of work and including interview skills, CV & cover letter writing & work based role plays
  • Available in all centres at no additional cost
  • Ages 16 – 18, Minimum level B1
  • Must be booked in writing before May 1st 2020
  • Takes place instead of sports / activities

Optional Drama & Yoga Workshops

  • Students can choose to do 1 drama workshop and 1 yoga workshop per week  
  • Led by specialist facilitators
  • Workshops usually take place during sports sessions
  • Open to all students at no additional cost

 

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Local travel

  • 30 – 40 minutes by private coach to city centre
  • 3 half-day excursions in Edinburgh per week (by private coach)
  • Local shops approximately 1 mile walk from campus 

Airports

  • Edinburgh: 25 minutes
  • Glasgow: 60 minutes
  • Prestwick: 80 minutes