Cambridge is an historic and cosmopolitan university city, famous for its academic excellence. The Bell campus is set in beautiful grounds and within easy reach of the city centre. It has impressive study, social and leisure facilities, and offers a large contemporary learning centre, student games room and indoor and outdoor dining facilities, perfect for socialising after class. The Principal at Bell Cambridge is Frank Pinner - read his welcome message here - and meet the teachers.
For students studying English and preparing for university, few places can compare with the university city of Cambridge. It has a truly worldwide reputation for academic excellence and a lively student community, making it the perfect location for students who want to study English for general and educational purposes. Past students of the city have included Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.
30 newly-refurbished classrooms with interactive whiteboards
A large learning centre
Computer rooms with free internet access
Free higher education advisory service
Lift for disabled access
Restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining facilities
Most Bell students choose to fly into one of the London airports:
Booking your transfer For a smooth arrival, you can book an airport transfer with us to take you directly to your accommodation. You can book this via the online booking form as part of your course reservation.
By bus If you’d prefer to arrange your own transport, an airport express bus service runs to Cambridge from all the above airports. You can buy a ticket on the bus or book online at the National Express website.
By train Regular train services run from:
Stansted to Cambridge, taking under an hour (direct).
Eurostar terminal The Eurostar terminal is located in the newly-refurbished St Pancras terminal. A train runs from King’s Cross station (in walking distance to the St Pancras terminal) direct to Cambridge, taking around 45 minutes. Taxis If you decide to travel by bus or train, we recommend you take a taxi to your accommodation on arrival in Cambridge.
Getting around Cambridge
Bus - services around the city are fairly regular, but expensive. You can save money by buying weekly or monthly passes on board the bus. You can get more information at the Cambridge City Council website
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Language in Action
At Bell we encourage you to put your language into action through our structured activities and social programme. Our activities are a great way to make friends, explore the UK and most importantly practise your English.
You will be set clear learning objectives so you can track your progress along the way.
Visit historic and vibrant UK destinations such as London, Brighton, Bath, Cambridge and Oxford.
Orchard Tearooms, Granchester
A visit to Cambridge’s most famous and idyllic tearooms provides an opportunity to:
• practise making requests, such as buying a bus ticket or afternoon tea
• learn the history of the Orchard at Grantchester.
Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
On this trip you will:
• learn how well-loved brands evolved through their creative use of packaging and advertising
• gain an insight into British culture.
• learn and develop skills through a range of activities from CV writing and public speaking to orienteering, drama, film or book clubs.
Learn and develop skills through a range of activities from CV writing and public speaking to orienteering, drama, film or book clubs.
A great way to socialise and make friends while you:
• practise your listening skills
• learn about the making of films
• gain an understanding of how British culture is reflected in the film.
Scones are a traditional British teatime treat. You will learn:
• how to make the perfect scone • common verbs used in baking and the names of ingredients • the history and tradition of the British cream tea.
Home to the historic and world-famous University of Cambridge, the city’s streets are lined with beautiful old colleges, many dating back to the thirteenth century. These days, the city still has a lively student population and it’s a vibrant and cosmopolitan place to live with a large selection of museums, galleries, restaurants and entertainment on offer. Experience a classic English city and an 800 year-old centre of learning as you study with Bell to achieve your own academic goals. Find out more about where to visit in Cambridge.