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The Academic Culture of Britain
Fri, 2018-09-07 15:09

If you’ve come to the UK to study, you may well experience some academic culture shock: the role of students and what is expected of them in terms of academic performance, behaviour and study skill...

5 British Traditions that Really Don't Make Sense
Tue, 2018-07-31 16:44

Queueing, always saying “sorry”, going to the pub and a full English breakfast.  These are some of the British traditions I’m sure you’ve already heard of and possibly experienced first-hand.  Ther...

London Big Ben
Mon, 2018-07-09 14:43

London has been voted world’s best city for students in the QS Best Student Cities Ranking 2018.  This large-scale survey was conducted across 180 countries with responses from 54,000 students.  To...

Mon, 2018-07-02 15:59

"Does The Queen really own all the swans? The short answer is YES. The Queen specifically owns any unclaimed mute swan in open water in both England and Wales."

As a Londone...

English school in London social programme 2017
Thu, 2016-12-22 16:24

Our Social Programme around London every afternoon is something that adds to SGI students' overall London experience.

It is important that after lessons finish, the students can enjoy themse...

English language B1 test for private hire drivers in London
Fri, 2016-11-25 12:16

There is a lot of confusion and even some fear in the London driving community right now.

It's all about the English test that Private Hire Drivers in London need...

What students say about SGI English school in London
Thu, 2016-07-14 16:35

Recently, we held a big competition to win a free English course for one week of study in London with us for any time in 2016... and there a...

Cheap English course in London in 2016
Wed, 2016-07-06 10:00



Everybody knows the news about the UK... Below we have everything you need to know about Brexit and what it means for...

Things to do in London in Summer 2016
Tue, 2016-07-12 13:11

There are so many things to do in London in Summer 2016. 

As always, London is possibly the top cultural event location on the planet, but July and August are always particularly busy for co...

Student residences and homestay for English students in London
Wed, 2016-06-15 10:31

SGI English school has lots of fantastic student accommodation options.

There is something to suit every student budget, ranging from communal residences and all the way up to executive apar...