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May newsletter

A word from Head of Business Development

Dear Student,

Beren

Ah, summertime- A sunny day in London is better than a good day anywhere else in the world. The sun has started to shine, and the days have lengthened, the weather is hot, and you feel as if you can stretch up and touch the sky. We all feel like summer has taken over us, but remember; summer always remains the same, it is our mood that changes. Thus, more than ever, it is now London o’clock.  :)

The May newsletter is once again here with you to update you on what has happened throughout May in our campuses and what’s coming in June. The students have participated in many social activities, and they’ve been all around London spending time with their friends and socialising. I am sure you are aware of our on-going campaign for this summer, if not yet, here is a clue; “2 tickets for 2 people” to study here with us. If you want to learn more about it, please have a look at our website and for newsletter for more details.

As I mentioned in the opening of the letter, summer is here, and I am not going to bore you with a long letter this time so I will close here with a sincere thank you. Thank you to all our students, to our future students, to our long-term partners and to our future partners. Your trust and confidence in UKCE have helped us build remarkable campuses and beyond these, there is something deeper and meaningful: the reward that comes only to those who have truly committed to what they’ve been doing and who are always open to change. We will maintain staying true to our purpose and focus on the long term, while adapting to this new world around us.

Hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Beren


What happened in UKCE in May?


Meet Lara, Assistant Head of Academic Delivery


Lara

Hello Lara! Could you please tell us about yourself?

Lara- Hi! I’m originally from a small village in Essex but have lived in Austria, Israel and Brazil.


So, What’s your story? How did get where you are today?

Lara- I started teaching in Austria through the British Council. It was only supposed to be a 1 year placement, but I met my now husband and ended up staying and qualifying to teach EFL. I also taught English in high schools in London but returned to EFL 12 years ago and still love it.


What was your life like before you began working as a teacher?

Lara- Teaching is all I’ve ever known and wanted to do.


What was most surprising to you about English language teaching?

Lara- How motivated our students are to learn! I’m also always impressed at the general level of English and other foreign languages spoken by our students compared to English secondary school age children.


Could you tell our students what the achievement or contribution that you are most proud of is?

Lara- I love watching students advance through levels. It always makes me happy when I help a student who started at beginner level eventually prepare for university or exam class.


Is there anything or any advice you would like to share with students?

Lara- Make friends with someone who doesn’t speak your language. Even meeting for the occasional coffee or other activity out of class will really help your fluency…and don’t forget to do your homework!


Thanks a lot for your time, Lara!


Share the learning experience, grab a friend, and climb on board this special offer

Most things in life are better not done alone, dancing, playing, travelling, speaking- definitely speaking - and learning a language.

Why learn alone when you could learn together.

This summer, we’ve got the perfect plan for you and one more.



Frequently Asked Questions

What are The Module start dates in Soho Campus? Next Module Start Date- 5th of June


What’s been happening over in UKCBC Dubai this month?


Dubai

UKCBC, The Happiest Place to Study in Dubai!

The UK College of Business and Computing (UKCBC) in Dubai is known as "The Happiest Place to Study in Dubai” with its commitment to providing their students with an exceptional and enjoyable educational experience. UKCBC Dubai recently organized Ethnic Day, this celebrates diversity and cultural heritage, where students showcased their traditional attire, performed dances, songs, and theatrical displays representing their cultures. Authentic cuisine from various cultures was also shared, allowing students to experience different flavours and appreciate culinary traditions. With the support of UKCBC management and faculty, an awarding ceremony which recognized outstanding contributions and performances was also held. This added more fun and excitement to the event for student life. UKCBC Dubai has also planned upcoming events like Indoor Sports Week and an Academic Contest to promote physical well-being, team spirit, and academic excellence. These initiatives demonstrate our dedication to creating an inclusive and engaging environment for students, making it a beacon of excellence in education. Our English students took part and enjoyed sharing why they are proud of their respective countries and cultures. We are fortunate to live in such a multi – cultural hub! Come visit us for a chance to experience some of what we have to offer.

For any Dubai – related enquiries please e-mail hrashid@ukcbc.ac.ae.


Upcoming Events

Would you like to meet new people? Would you like to keep learning English outside the school?

The UKCE experience goes far beyond the classroom. Our extracurricular activities are a great way to meet other students and continue developing your language skills. Everyone’s invited to come and join us.

​For more information contact social@ukenglish.org.uk


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