Our summer school is based at the University of Hertfordshire’s College Lane Campus in Hatfield, a quiet commuter town 34 km north of London. The campus is conveniently located, approximately 15 minutes walking distance from The Galleria indoor shopping centre.  It provides modern facilities in a campus environment approximately 60 minutes by private coach from central London. Facilities include good quality single ensuite accommodation, all-weather pitches, tennis courts, Student Union disco and several common rooms for relaxing and socialising.

Centre capacity: approximately 250 students
Hatfield – Campus


  • Good quality single bedrooms with private ensuite bathrooms
  • Shared kitchen/common area in each 6 – 8 bedroom apartment
  • Communal common room in residence
  • Bedroom key, bed linen and one towel provided. Rooms cleaned and bed linen & towel changed once per week
  • Damage deposit of £40 or 40 Euros taken on check-in and refunded on departure
  • Free wi-fi internet access throughout the campus
Hatfield – Accommodation

Sports Facilities

  • All-weather & 3G pitches
  • Tennis courts
  • Sports include basketball, 5-a-side football, tennis and other games
  • Large room for drama and yoga
Hatfield – Sports

Other Facilities

  • Comfortable common rooms with table tennis and table tennis
  • Student Union disco for evening activities
  • Lecture theatre with large screen for film nights
  • Large, modern dining room
  • Coffee bar, ATM and shop open in the summer
  • Self-service laundry. Approx £8 for a wash & dry
  • Free wi-fi internet access throughout the campus
Hatfield – Facilities


2 week activity programme includes:

  • 3 full day excursions: Cambridge & Punting, Brighton and Oxford
  • 6 half day excursions to London by private coach
  • All half day London excursions are afternoons with late return & dinner out (£10 meal vouchers)
  • Morning only teaching throughout summer
  • 4 x professionally guided & themed evening walking tours in London (Ghost Tour, Harry Potter Tour, Street Art Tour & South Bank Tour)

Download our sample activity programme

Hatfield – Activities


Local travel

  • Approximately 15 minutes’ walk to The Galleria shopping centre
  • All visits to London are by private coach. Approximately 60 minutes from the campus direct to London Zone 1


  • London Heathrow (LHR): 60 minutes
  • London Gatwick (LGW): 90 minutes
  • Stansted (STN): 50 minutes
  • Luton (LTN): 45 minutes

Campus address: University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, AL10 9AB

Optional Activities

Enterprise English Workshops

Enterprise English Workshops

Included in package price

  • 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 – 17
  • Levels B1 – C2
  • Must be booked in writing by 31st May 2023

Drama & Yoga Workshops

Included in package price

  • Students can choose to do 1 drama workshop and 1 yoga workshop per week
  • Yoga is 60 minutes and Drama is 90 minutes
  • Workshops usually take place during sports sessions
  • Open to all students at no additional cost

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