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St Giles International

Established in 1955, St Giles offers over 60 years of experience in providing excellent training for people of all ages, all needs, and from all over the world. We have an extensive range of courses and accommodation suiting all age ranges.

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St Giles International was founded in 1955 by Paul Lindsay and his wife, Diana. Paul trained as a teacher and started his career teaching English and French to native English speakers at a north London polytechnic. His son, Mark Lindsay, and his granddaughter Hannah took over and brought the company to an international level.


Student services

  • St Giles International has partnered with ‘’ to provide insurance for students booking a course at St Giles in the UK.
  • For students attending junior summer courses, the following Studentguard insurance is automatically provided for you as part of the package: Junior Insurance Summary of Cover

Housing services

  • Homestay
  • Hotels and Residences
  • Hotels
  • Homestay
  • Guesthouses

Library services

The St Giles Central London ELT library is a free resource which is available to professionals and trainees from all areas of the ELT sector. As the home of the former IATEFL library collection it is also a unique archive of English language teaching and learning.

Medical services

Please note that students studying in the UK for more than 6 months can pay a surcharge at the time of their visa application in order to receive healthcare in the UK. The student’s information will be shared with the NHS once the student has paid the surcharge and his/her visa has been granted.

Student Life

Campus life

  • London Central is located in the city's heart, just walking distance from the British Museum.
  • Brighton is located right in the centre of the city & opposite the famous Royal Pavilion. It's very close to the beach and the city's main shopping area.
  • Eastbourne is a small, friendly school based in a beautiful building, only 5 minutes' walk from the beach and town centre.
  • Cambridge is located in a traditional building and offers a modern interior update while keeping the building's historical architectural charm.
  • London Highgate is in a beautiful green area of North London, only 30 min from the centre of the capital. 
  • St Giles Vancouver occupies one floor of a modern office building in the Downtown district.


St Giles International is fully accredited and regularly assessed for the teaching of English by the British Council in the UK and Languages Canada in Canada. These independent bodies control quality standards in language centres in the UK and Canada. St Giles is also a member of English UK and ALTO.

London, England, United Kingdom


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