Frequently asked questions

Just some of the commonly asked questions we receive at Concorde International.

Please contact us if you can't find an answer or need any help at all.

Within 30 minutes on foot and within 10 minutes by bus.

Most students walk every morning, some have a bicycle and some go by bus or train. Most accommodation is within 30 minutes' walk on foot.

Yes. The school has a transfer service and will pick you up at the airport. Please request this service on your enrolment form.

Yes. For juniors over 16 the host will give you a key for the main entrance but normally bedrooms are not lockable.

Yes, this is no problem, but please speak with your host first and ask when it is convenient.

Yes; this is possible, but at busy times of the year, you may have to wait.

You must give evidence that you will stay more than 6 months in the country, and the school will give you a letter to show the bank. You are then able to open a student account.

Yes, Canterbury is a student city and there are houses with shared facilities costing approximately £100 per week. This is a private arrangement between you and the landlord. Our welfare officer will be able to give you advice.

If you are a citizen of the EU, you do not need a visa. All citizens of other countries have to apply to the British Embassy in their country for a visa. This visa is only valid in the country where you stay. We can provide you with the correct documentation required for your visa application.

  • Course changes must be discussed with the Director of Studies
  • It is not possible to change course hours where a visa has been issued dependent on a set number of hours studied each week
  • It is not possible to reduce the number of hours studied per week
  • It is not possible to transfer funds from General English classes to any mini-group or 1:1 courses

Yes, at the end of your course you will receive a certificate of attendance. If you have taken an examination, the school will send you the examination certificates.

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