Studying in the UK

Reasons To Choose SGI

Opening it's doors in 1962, St George International this year celebrates 57 years of English language teaching to students from all over the world as well as 25 years of training people to teach English to international students. 

Fantastic Central London Location

Fantastic Central London Location

Our school is located close to vibrant Oxford Street and just three minutes walk from Oxford Circus underground station. Our fantastic Central London location is the perfect place to explore the city after your classes have finished. Some key advantages include:

 Right in the centre    Great for shopping, parks and theatre
 Close to popular landmarks Close to public transport​
Almost 60 years of experience

Almost 60 years of experience

St George International this year celebrates 57 years of English language teaching to adult and young learner students from all over the world. We also train people to teach English to international students.

 Some SGI teachers are also teacher trainers Established 1962
 Trained over 1000+ students to become English teachers since 1992 Decades of language teaching experience
Superb range of English courses

Superb range of English courses

Whether your need is General English, Business English, or Academic English, we will help you achieve your learning objectives and ensure quick progress with your English. After establishing your study needs and objectives, and assessing your level of English, our course advisors will recommend the most appropriate English course for you. In addition to our adult courses, we have English courses for young learners at our summer school, where young learners have a great choice of integrated programmes with options for accommodation. 

 General English (Speaking / Reading / Writing / Pronunciation) Academic English (IELTS / FCE / CAE / UFC) 
 Business English (Negotiation / Meeting skills / Report Writing)  One to One English
 Closed group Summer School for Juniors
Small class sizes

Small class sizes

At SGI, our small class sizes enable plenty of individual attention for students, leading to enhanced student performance and rapid progress.

 12 General English ( Sept - June), 15 (Jul/Aug)  8 Business English
Our Multilingual Team

Our Multilingual Team

Whilst we encourage students to speak English at all times, we understand that there are situations where students need to speak in their first language. SGI takes great pride in our multilingual team of teachers and office staff, who are able to effectively help students in over 15 different languages!

 French / Spanish / German / Italian / Portuguese

 Chinese / Indonesian / Malay / Japanese
 Swedish / Finnish / Slovene / Croatian / Serbian Turkish / Urdu / Hebrew
Accommodation

Accommodation

We recognise that it is important that your accommodation is comfortable when you are away from home. Whatever your budget, you will be able to find accommodation in London with SGI's accommodation service. From homestays to hotels, student residences to executive apartments, there is something for everyone.

 Homestays: from £170 per week Student residences: from £280 per week
 Apartments: from £532 per week Hotels: from £1155 per week
Accreditations and Memberships

Accreditations and Memberships

We have always set ourselves high standards and this is reflected in our accreditations and memberships. At an accredited English language school such as SGI, you can be confident that every aspect of your language learning experience will meet your highest expectations.

 British Council Quality English
 Trinity College London English UK 
International Learners

International Learners

At SGI you will meet students from all over the world. We pride ourselves on the wide range of nationalities, backgrounds, ages, professions and companies that pass through our doors every year. A great opportunity for you to practice English, network, have fun and make new friends for life.

 Our English courses are professionally designed for all learner groups 
 Students from all over Europe, Asia, Africa and South America
Enrichment programme of social and cultural activities

Enrichment programme of social and cultural activities

We offer a varied and exciting Social programme to all of our students, including afternoon walking tours and regular musical and theatre nights. All activities are planned to help you make the most of your stay in London. We create our social events to make sure you practise your English in a relaxed way in context with other students and so experience the best of what London has to offer.

 Great Walks    Museums & Galleries & Theatre
 Entertainment & Games & Nightclubs Street Markets & Parks
SGI Extras

SGI Extras

On your first day you will be invited to the SGI Welcome Meeting, followed by the SGI ‘Conversation Club’ held at a local juice bar or pub. Once we are sure of your English level you will be sent an SGI self-study workbook and study skills guide. The workbooks are a great way to practise your English through self-study and, along with the social programme, complement your classroom studies. If you have any questions about your course and progress, our student support officers and homework club tutors are always available to help.

 First day welcome meeting Self-study workbooks
 Welcome pack (Tote bag, pen, and notebook) Student Support
 Homework club: From Tuesday to Thursday Free digital student discount card