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St Giles International

Every year around 14,000 students from over 100 different countries choose St Giles for their language and learning needs. Established in 1955, Dt Giles offers over 50 years' experience in providing excellence in training for people of all ages, all needs, and from all over the world.

Short Courses



St Giles International was founded in 1955 by Paul Lindsay and his wife Diana. Paul trained to be a teacher and started his career teaching English and French to native English speakers at a north London polytechnic.


The Trust is a registered charity and its key aim is to promote excellence in English language teaching through the St Giles initial teacher training courses and continuing professional development programmes for UK and overseas teachers.The Trust also undertakes research and runs a scholarship scheme and it collaborates with the British Council and UK/international charities on projects to support English language teaching in developing countries.


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

Student Life

Campus life

  • The California State University Northridge campus is located in a scenic suburb of Los Angeles, 20 minutes’ drive from Hollywood.
  • St Giles Juniors New York is located on the 35-acre campus of CCNY (City College of New York), in the neighbourhood of Hamilton Heights, a historic yet vibrant part of northern Manhattan.
  • St Giles London Central is an English school located in the heart of the city. We have a wide choice of accommodation for students studying English in London with us.
  • Brighton is a young cosmopolitan city with a population of 250,000. It is only an hour away from London and rivals the capital for its outstanding restaurants, pubs and bars, and its successful arts and theatre scene.


EAQUALS  Accreditation

London, England, United Kingdom