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Common Questions

Summer School at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University

Common Questions

Do boys and girls sleep in separate accommodation?

YES – There is separate male and female accommodation at all of our centres.

Do the staff live in the same sleeping areas as the students?

YES – Almost all of our staff our residential and therefore sleep in the same accommodation blocks as students (separate male and female accommodation).

 

Is my child met at the airport on arrival and taken back to the airport on departure?

YES – Bucksmore offers a complimentary airport transfer service for students on all of our courses arriving between 10:00-22:00.

Heathrow Airport (LHR) – Cambridge centres, Oxford centres, King’s College London, King Edward’s, Plumpton and Three Capitals.

Gatwick Airport (LGW) – Cambridge centres, Oxford centres, King’s College London, King Edward’s, Plumpton and Three Capitals.

Stansted Airport (STN) – Cambridge centres.

London City Airport (LCY) – King’s College London and Three Capitals.

St Pancras International Railway Station – Cambridge centres, King’s College London and Three Capitals.

 

Are Bucksmore staff with the students 24 hours a day?

YES – Every centre has residential staff with someone available for emergency contact during the night.

 

Do students eat healthy, well-balanced meals?

YES – All of our courses provide breakfast, lunch and dinner for students on-site (packed lunch on excursion days), and our host college kitchens make sure that students are provided with healthy meals.

 

Are the students’ travel documents and pocket money kept by the Bucksmore Centre Manager in a safe place?

YES – Each centre keeps a safe in a secure location in order to look after student’s passports, flight tickets and pocket money. Pocket money can be given back to students during “banking hours” with the Centre Manager.

 

Are there many different nationalities at Bucksmore?

YES – All of our language courses have a nationality cap of 20%, meaning that no more than 20% of students can come from a particular country.

 

Do the students speak English all day long?

YES – Thanks to the large amount of different nationalities on all of our courses, English is the lingua franca – ensuring that all students speak to each other in English.