Studying in the UK

Accreditations and Memberships

We have always set ourselves high standards and this is reflected in our accreditations and professional memberships


Accreditations and Memberships

SGI – St George International is.....

* Accredited by the British Council for its English language teaching

* Authorised by Cambridge Assessment English to run exam preparation courses for various English language exams

* A member of English UK, the professional association of UK English language schools

* A member of Quality English, a select global group of English language teaching centres of excellence.

* A partner with many British state universities who regularly accept our students onto degree courses. 

A reputation for excellence

Our reputation for excellence in teaching English successfully to students from all over the world is built upon:

  • Always improving the courses we provide;
  • Always researching, developing and adding new course content;
  • Ensuring you know how to develop your English language skills even after your course has finished;
  • Providing a relaxed and professional atmosphere, ensuring full participation from all our students;
  • Almost 60 years' experience of teaching English;
  • A high degree of individual attention that supports the learning aims of all our students.

British Council

The British Council are the government agency responsible for promoting British culture throughout the world. As the UK's international organisation for educational and cultural relations its activities embrace Education, the Arts, Science and Societal issues.

One of its UK activities is the running of 'Accreditation UK' which is the quality assurance scheme for the UK ELT sector. If a school meets agreed high standards of quality they are then accredited by the British Council. Members of the Scheme have a continuing obligation to work to the agreed standards of the scheme and are regularly re-inspected.


Quality English

Quality English is a global association of the very best English language schools worldwide. All schools on the Quality English (QE) register offer excellence in all they do and characteristically offer a broad range of English language courses. To become a QE school important pre-conditions must be met including: the school must be independent and accredited; it must have very good feedback from students, agents and inspection bodies and it must clearly have a system of professional development in place for its staff and continuous improvement systems in place for academic improvement. Quality English schools offer exceptional service, unique character and a fine course choice.
Click here to visit the Quality English website  

Cambride Assessment English

Cambridge Assessment English has been at the forefront of English language examinations for over fifty years. It has an impressive range of exams for students at all levels of English and their exams cover general, business and academic needs. SGI - St George International is an authorised exam preparation centre offering students a number of Cambridge exam preparation courses including, Cambridge First (FCE) and Advanced (CAE), both General English exams and  BULATS, a Business English related on-line language test that students can take at any time with an authorised school like SGI. 

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Student Visas

St George International is approved by the UK government to support visa applications for students wishing to study English in the UK.