Bede’s Pathways to Higher Education (Age 15-20)

Brighton - UK


The center is open for 6 weeks in total, from 03 July to 13 August 2022.

Students can arrive on any Sunday and depart on any Saturday.

The recommended minimum stay is two weeks


€ 1.888 for 1 week



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Pathways To Higher Education is an intensive program with 25 hours of study per week, specially designed for young adults who are preparing for future academic study or for the start of their professional life. The course takes place at the only university campus in England that is surrounded by a National Park. Although located in the countryside, the University is just 10 minutes away by train from the cosmopolitan city of Brighton. This University Campus, with many modern buildings and award-winning architecture, can be described as a self-contained village, ideal for the 15-20 age group.

Guaranteed single room with ensuite bathroom in modern student resident on campus


Program: Lessons take place in the mornings and afternoons and there is a full program of evening social events and weekend excursions designed in consultation with the students and tailored to their age and interests. There is a minimum number of Social Events and Excursions that students are required to attend depending on their age. (All recreational activities organized by Bede’s are included in the course fee).

Lessons: 25 hours of lessons per week including English Skills, Communication Skills, and Academic Insights. Maximum 14 students per class. Weekly progress checks to monitor performance.

Levels: 4 levels are available from B1 (Intermediate) to C2 (Proficiency). Entry test on Monday with a speaking, grammar, and writing component.

Exams: The IELTS exam is available for students aged between 16-and 20 years. 15 hours per week of dedicated exam preparation instead of English Skills and Communication Skills. 2-week program. Supplements are payable. IELTS students must stay 1 extra night (no extra charge) and depart on Sunday.

Co-curricular activities

MANY ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS: provide students with the opportunity to live the typical lifestyle and to visit popular tourist attractions and places of cultural interest in Brighton, London, and the South East.

SOCIAL EVENTS: organized every evening apart from Saturdays, enable students to participate in the vibrant student life of the University campus and in Brighton, whilst forging new friendships and having fun.

In any one week, students might visit the Royal Pavilion in Brighton followed by shopping in the boutiques of the Lanes, have a staff versus students game of football or tennis, go mountain biking or paintballing and go dancing in a local nightclub.


15-17 years

Bowling, Fringe Theatre Production, Brighton’s Big Screen Film Night, Live Concerts, Adventure Golf

18+ years

Comedy Club, Live bands, Cinema Night, Fringe Theatre Production, Salsa

Free Time

If students choose to opt-out of any social event organized by Bede’s, they can spend their free time as they wish by engaging in an additional study, relaxing on the campus, or venturing into Brighton. Free time rules vary depending on age.


Tennis, Squash, Gym, and Football are available on campus but not included.


The course fee is fully inclusive and there are no hidden costs.

Included: Accommodation, Airport Transfer Service (any time of the day), Lessons, Excursions, Laundry, Materials, Meals (Full Board), Sports & Activities, and Travel Insurance.

Not Included: Academies, Exams, Flight, Pocket Money