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Could meet a lot of different students who have different cultures. That was a good experience for me.

Seda Ozturk, Turkey

Central London English Language School

Our Learning Centre - experience life in London

  • Magnificent school located in the heart of the capital
  • Learn English in London, one of the world's great cities
  • Large, busy, friendly school
  • Option to live in the school building

Our London Central school occupies a magnificent building in the heart of fashionable Bloomsbury and is situated opposite Russell Square, a 5 minute walk to the world famous British Museum.

St Giles London Central is a large, lively centre with an international feel and is perfect for students looking to benefit from modern study facilities and enjoy everything that life in the capital has to offer.   

If you want to learn English in London, contact St Giles London.

Courses Available at London Central:


  • Library and Student Bookshop
  • Student Café
  • Roof Garden
  • Self-Access Centre
  • Interactive Whiteboards 
  • Free WiFi and broadband internet
  • Executive Platinum Centre and Lounge
  • Enhanced security
  • Onsite residential accommodation
  • Wheelchair accessible
Min. Age16+ (21 for Platinum Courses)
Class SizeMaximum 12 (5 for Platinum Courses)
Free Wi-FI
Travel TimesGatwick - 60 minutes
Heathrow - 60 minutes
Homestay - 45 to 60 minutes
Residences - walking distance or on-site
Hotels - walking distance

Further information

Under 18s at St Giles

Our London Central school can welcome students from the age of 16 and above. However it is primarily designed for those aged 18 and above, and we do not provide 24-hour supervision for those under 18. We ask that parents and guardians of all students under 18 read and understand our Under 18s guidelines before enrolling your child at our school. Please visit our Under 18s pages for these guidelines and more details.

Square Cafe

Click to view a sample menu for the Square Cafe. The Cafe offers a choice of hot meals, as well as cold dishes, for students each day for lunch. It also offers breakfast and dinner for students staying in the on-site residence.

Student Guide

Download the London Central Student Guide.

Medical Advice for Students

Download our medical advice for students at London Central.  

EAQUALS Accreditation


EAQUALS is an international association of providers of language courses and services which aims to promote high quality within the language education field. In order to become an Accredited Member of EAQUALS, each school must undergo a rigorous external inspection to ensure that the school is able to meet the strict criteria laid down in the EAQUALS Charters. The inspection is repeated every four years. For further information about EAQUALS, visit

St Giles London Central was inspected by EAQUALS in December 2014 and met the high standards required for EAQUALS accreditation. The teaching, the course programmes, as well as the course organisation, the learning resources, testing and evaluation were all judged to be of high quality. It was found that the institution takes great care to protect the welfare of its clients and staff, and all publicity materials produced by the institution are accurate and truthful.

The Inspectors identified points of excellence in the following categories:

  • Management and Administration
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Academic Resources
  • Learning Environment
  • Client Services
  • Quality Assurance
  • Staff Profile and Development
  • Staff Employment Terms
  • Internal Communications
  • External Communications
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Contact us

Call +44 (0) 20 7837 0404


154 Southampton Row

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