Our Keele centre is based on the Keele University campus, located close to Keele village and the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme in the heart of Staffordshire.

A variety of nearby attractions are within easy reach: Alton Towers, Trentham Gardens and the famous potteries. The campus grounds are beautiful and there are lots of gardens and green spaces to enjoy.

  • Single en-suite study bedrooms
  • Spacious dining area
  • Modern classrooms
  • Indoor and outdoor sports pitches
  • Supermarket, Bookshop
  • Bank
  • Card or coin-operated launderette facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi access to Internet
  • 24/7 Security

London 2-night stay with Travel Card

Full-day excursions may include: Manchester, Liverpool

Half-day excursions may include: Chester, Iron Bridge


  • Old Trafford Stadium Tour
  • MOSI
  • Blists Hill Village
  • Tate Art Gallery


  • 17.5 hours tuition per full week
  • Personal copy of QSE course book
  • Online placement test – Students assigned to their levels and groups before arrival


• 80 mins – QSE Course
• 80 mins – QSE Course
• 50 mins – Project Work

ANGLO+ out of class learning sessions: ( Sample):

Session 1 – Local visits – students interact with English speakers to learn about local life and culture
Session 2 – Public debate and speaking – students discuss current topics with guest speakers
Session 3 – University life – students interview university staff and produce a promotional video
Session 4 – British heritage workshops – students research and present one of local traditions

In total 4 Sessions of 3.5 hours each led by a team of 1 teacher and 1 activity leader


To increase students knowledge of life and culture in the UK and Ireland, through use of English Language

Sample activity in Keele centre:

DEBATE AND PUBLIC SPEAKING – Keele University Observatory – Presentation from a local astrophysicist

Keele Observatory was founded in 1962 to host a 31cm refractor dating back to 1874. It has since acquired a 61cm reflector for research, and undergone significant refurbishment in 2009. Home to many of Keele’s Astrophysicists the observatory is a great place to inspire the next generation of Tim Peake’s



• 80 mins – English for work:  Language Study
• 80 mins – English for work : Topic of the Day
• 50 mins – Presentation Work


Session 1 – Conferences and interactive workshops – Guests Speakers
Session 2 – Tour of local company
Session 3 – University and work experience – Volunteer projects
Session 4 – ASL Research and Blog: Interviews & Surveys

4 Sessions of 3.5 hours each led by a team of 1 teacher and 1 activity leader

ASL Course Aims:

Students will learn how to communicate confidently and effectively by using English in a variety of work situations
Students will learn how to successfully apply for jobs and make a work related phone calls
Students will learn the rules and regulations in the modern workplace
Students will practise to take Trinity SEW Examination

TRINITY SEW EXAMINATION ( not included in the standard package):

Trinity’s Spoken English for Work (SEW) exams provide a reliable and valid scheme of assessment that measures progress and development of English language use in a work context.
Exam Levels: B1, B2, B2+ and C1
The certificate states the level of pass as follows:
◗ Distinction
◗ Merit
◗ Pass