Welcome to EF in Bristol Located in a historic square in the heart of the city, our school has all the amenities needed for successful studies abroad. Thanks to its two prestigious universities, you will study English amongst a thriving international student population with a youthful attitude. School surrounded by student life With a history of innovation, creativity and exploration, studying English in Bristol means you’ll find something interesting around every corner. Named as a 'Science City', it is famed for its inspirational engineers and university with a first class technical and science faculty.
Bristol has a history of ingenuity, dating back to Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s creation of the Clifton Suspension Bridge and continuing to the thought-provoking graffiti of Bristol-born artist Banksy. Known as ‘Science City’ due to its two prestigious universities and a vibrant high-tech industry; innovation and creativity are churned out in Bristol with factory-like efficiency.
Evidence of Bristol’s creative roots is everywhere. A simple walk through the Bristol is a lesson in English originality. Marvel at St. Mary Redcliffe Church, a gothic masterpiece situated mere steps from our English courses in Bristol. See some of the world’s most controversial and recognizable street art in nearly every corner of this city. Hit the clubs for one of the best music scenes in all of Britain. Or chat about the Britain’s future with local engineering students at a traditional pub. Bristol may be Britain’s best-kept secret, but word is getting out fast.
EF Bristol Accommodation
Where you choose to live is an important part of your experience. With the widest range of accommodation options, EF has the right living option for you. EF Homestay Living in a private home offers a warm and secure way to immerse yourself in the daily life of your new country for the ultimate cultural exchange. You’ll enrich your understanding of local culture and customs, pick up expressions and slang with greater ease, and your accent will sound more authentic. Our homestay programme boasts a strong network of reliable local families and many have hosted EF students for a number of years.
EF Bristol Homestay
Living in a private home offers a warm and secure way to immerse yourself in the daily life of your new country for the ultimate cultural exchange. You'll enrich your understanding of local culture and customs, pick up expressions and slang with greater ease and your accent will sound more authentic. Our homestay programme boasts a strong network of reliable local families and many have hosted EF students for a number of years. Every homestay host is carefully screened and interviewed in their homes by our experienced accommodation staff, and then regularly visited and monitored to ensure high standards. Available at all EF school location.
EF Homestay Included: Twin room in an EF Homestay with breakfast & dinner Mon-Fri and all meals on weekends.
EF Bristol Residence
Looking for a more independent and flexible living option? Offsite EF Residences offer top locations within easy travelling distance to EF school. EF Residence offer communal living with various amenities like internet and laundry services. Central locations allow for easy access to local restaurants, entertainment, shopping and fitness facilities.
EF Bristol Residence
EF Bristol Rackhay House: located in city center, single rooms, self-catering. Five-minute walk to school.
EF Bristol Hotel – Brooks Guesthouse: Single en suite rooms and twin rooms available with supplement. Breakfast included. 10-minute walk to EF
EF Bristol Social Activities
Bristol "Britain’s Creative Capital"
City life In Bristol, you’ll find a big city environment, with something for everyone from football and rugby to cinema and music for all tastes. EF Bristol is the ideal school for students wanting to study a wide range of Special Interest Classes drawing on Bristol’s commercial and cultural strengths. Culture Bristol is a cultural force to be reckoned with thanks to a buzzing live music scene, cutting-edge restaurants and world class museums. Nature After English classes, head to the idyllic countryside just moments away by train to see why this city is beautiful both inside and out.
Sightseeing & CultureMarvel at the city’s proud engineering past at the Clifton Suspension Bridge, a 19th century suspension crossing set high above the Avon Gorge. Climb the Cabot Tower for panoramic views of the city and surrounding countryside. Eat lunch at a café along the preserved Bristol Harbourside. Take a walking tour of some of Banksy’s most infamous street art or attend an art gallery opening in one of the city’s refurbished industrial buildings.
ShoppingSpend an entire day shopping in Cabot Circus, a state-of-the-art shopping center with over 120 shops. Clifton Village is a charming section of the city with a wide range of boutique clothing shops, jewelry stores and cafes while Gloucester Road is filled with shops selling bohemian-chic designs.
Sports & OutdoorsEnglish football is big in Bristol and a stay here wouldn’t be complete without cheering from the stands at a Bristol City Football Club match. Mountain bike through the Timberland Trail of Ashton Court. Canoe or kayak around Bristol’s historic Harbourside district. And join the international squad of EF’s own student football team.
Excursions with EF BristolDiscover Welsh culture on a trip to Wales and the Scottish lifestyle while touring Edinburgh. Peer over the fence at London’s Buckingham Palace for a glimpse of the royal family. Get a taste of British academia in Cambridge and the country’s storied past in Bath.
Entertainment & Nightlife
Bristol’s music scene is legendary, offering some of Great Britain’s most-vibrant venues. The nightlife here revolves around the city center, with dozens of bars and nightclubs running along Park Street and Whiteladies Road. For a more laidback scene, head to Clifton Village.
UK Excursions at EF Bristol
The main EF Bristol provider of tours is www.ukstudytours.com a specialist company that offers day trips and weekend excursions around the UK and Europe ,students can buy their tickets online or through our school social organiser.
There are trips to:
For more information about Ukstudy tours please visit www.ukstudytours.com
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