Hosting International Students in York

Each summer Roy and Louise offer to share their warm and welcoming home with our language students at BSC York We were delighted to hear from them recently, where they share their own experience of hosting international students in York. … Continue reading

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Meet our Homestay Hosts in London – Mrs Alfaoli

Mrs Alfaoli moved to the UK from Iran to learn English nearly 40 years ago, and has been hosting homestay students from BSC London Hampstead for over a decade. She learnt about hosting from her neighbour, who was also a homestay host at the … Continue reading

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Meet our Homestay Hosts in London – The Quirke Family

Mr and Mrs Quirke have been hosting international students from BSC London Hampstead for over 20 years. In this special interview we find out about the Quirkes, how they became hosts and what they love about hosting students from abroad:  Where are you from?   I … Continue reading

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Meet our Homestay Hosts in London – The Hans Family

In a series of interviews with our BSC London Hampstead homestay hosts we meet the Hans family, who started hosting international students with the school five years ago. Mr and Mrs Hans moved to the UK from Pakistan nearly 20 … Continue reading

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Study Abroad: Top Reasons to Stay in a Student House

Live like a Local  When deciding between accommodation options, many students choose to stay in a student house rather than an international student residence. But what’s the difference?   Student houses are normally owned by the school and include a number of bedrooms within a house or flat, so effectively offer the … Continue reading

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Study Abroad: Top Reasons to Stay in a Homestay

Immerse Yourself in English  Staying with a homestay host can be an enriching and life-changing experience, opening you up to different ways of living and meeting friendly hosts from a variety of backgrounds. If your main aim in coming to the UK is to … Continue reading

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