Key facts

Location: London city center Bloombury Area
Bedrooms: Single and twin bedrooms
Bathrooms: En-suite bathrooms
Internet: Wifi available throughout the college and in the bedrooms
Catering: Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)



Laundry facilities


Weekly cleaning

About UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

The UCL Institute of Education is the educational school of University College London (UCL). Founded in 1902 the Institute of Education is the largest Institution devoted to the Study of education and related disciplines. In 2016, it was ranked number one worldwide for education in the QS World University Rankings by Subject for the third Consecutive year. The IOE is centrally situated in Bloomsbury and the nearest tube station is Russell Square. The College address is 20 Bedford Square, London. 

The Institute of Education was founded in 1902 and has established itself as a world-leading education institution. In December 2014, the IOE became a School of UCL and is now the UCL Institute of Education. As such, the IOE is now part of one of the world’s leading multi-faculty institution ranked 1st in the world (QS World University Rankings 2014).

Located in the heart of central London, the IOE is a global hub of ideas and debate in education and related social sciences and has a true commitment to research and teaching excellence. Our world-renowned academic staff conduct research for governments, ministries, schools and universities, meaning that the Institute’s expertise continually influences and shapes educational policy across the world.

The IOE is the number one choice for education professionals from around the world to develop themselves and their careers. We enjoy some of the highest employability ratings compared to all UK universities with 93% of our postgraduates in employment or further study six months after graduation.

The College is situated centrally in with history, culture, entertainment and shopping - London has it all! This vibrant and bustling cosmopolitan city has culture, history and famous sights around every corner. 

You will find famous sights, iconic landmarks and places of cultural interest on every corner. From the bustling Oxford Street, down to its fancy vintage markets, London is an unbeatable shopping destination. There's something for everyone.

Our summer school takes place in Bloombury  located conveniently in the heart of London providing students with the perfect central location to explore this exciting city. All major landmarks such as Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, London Eye and other must-see places are within walking distance of the campus.

Students will get the chance to experience the college life at a world-class institution in the cosmopolitan atmosphere of one of the world’s most exciting and vibrant cities.


Accommodation is provided in single or double Rooms. Please indicate on on your booking form your preference and we will try our best to allocate your room choice. Laundry facilities are provided. Students will be accommodated with a  staff member always available on site. Living all together is a great way to make friends and sample the university lifestyle, as the welcoming environment allows you to develop a sense of community.

Breakfast is served and eaten in  the London College dinning hall, which provides a bright and comfortable space for communal meals. Students will enjoy a varied and healthy diet: all meals are freshly prepared and special diets can be catered for with advance notice. Lunch and a three-course dinner is provided daily. A packed lunch is provided for day excusions.

Safety and Security on Campus

Lite Regal have a full time welfare and pastoral team throughout the course whom are available 24/7.Every Student will have a main point of contact whom will also oversea the student and be responsible for them ensuring their safety and well being and that they gain maximum benefit from the summer course.

All students will be issued with emergency contact details for their main point of contact and students will be briefed upon arrival.


Continental breakfast usually consisting of tea/coffee, toast, jam and cereal or full English breakfast

Lunch is served at the college dining hall every day, and this will consist of a hot meal. Students will be given a packed lunch on days when there are full-day excursions, and this consists of a sandwich, crisps, fruit, chocolate and a drink.

Dinner is in the college dining hall: a combination of hot and cold options. Their is always a meat and vegetarian option.

Dietary Requirements
If students have specific diet requirements (e.g. gluten free / vegetarian / halal/ vegan), we must be informed of this prior to the student's arrival. 

Travel time from airport

(times are approximate)

Heathrow: 75 minutes

Gatwick: 90 minutes

Luton: 45 minutes

Stansted: 45 minutes