It can be daunting living in a new country, which is why SES Folkestone is committed to providing students with excellent support services to help them settle quickly, in order to focus on their studies. All students have access to the following:
Our will assist you with any enquiries you have to help you settle in. We can provide you with helpful information on healthcare, transport, opening a bank account, and offer advice and support should any personal problems arise.
Language Skill Assessment and Counselling
All new students at School of English Studies take a placement test to make sure that they are placed in the most suitable class. The test includes an interview to determine the student's needs and study goals. Assessment is provided throughout and our team of experienced teachers will ensure that you reach your maximum potential by setting you challenging work and having high expectations of your progress. Progress reports, attendance certificates and course certificates are all available.
We can offer visa support letters for students wishing to study for up to 11 months. Tier 4 visas are not available for study at SES. Please refer to the UK Border Agency website for further information, or for more details.
Contact your local embassy for further information on visa requirements.
Wherever you are travelling from, we always advise our students to arrange insurance for your possessions. Medical cover should also be arranged if required.
Students coming from the EU are covered by the UK's National Heath Service, but students from other countries should make sure they have medical cover.