Vikings , city walls and spires

The University of York, is a large modern university founded in 1963, built on 200 hectares, located on the edge of the grand old city of York. Located 90 minutes from Manchester, it is one of the most popular cities in the UK with a wealth of history.

From its cobbled streets to its extensive city walls, York, founded in 71 AD, can keep anyone and everyone entertained and educated. The birthplace of John Barry, the composer of the world-famous James Bond theme tune


York, North Yorkshire, England


9 -16 years*

*TIE may accept students one year outside this age range in a group only 

Course Length

2 weeks 

Learning time

15 clock hours per week

WiFi available

24/7 Free of charge


First aid trained staff on-site & large hospital within 10 minutes

Arrival / Departure Day

Monday / Sunday or Monday

Accommodation & meals

  • Single ensuite rooms
  • All meals provided
  • Packed meals for excursions


  • Modern classrooms with audio/visual equipment
  • Dining hall & servery
  • Large sports hall
  • Social space for evening activities
  • Fields for school events

What is included

  • 15 hours’ English lessons per week
  • Full board accommodation
  • Online placement test, Certificate of Attendance and Academic Report
  • TIE English Course book and materials
  • Fully supervised activity programme
  • Two full-day excursions and three half-day excursions per two weeks for the Classic programme or four full-day and one half-day for the Premium programme
  • Return airport transfers (Manchester or Newcastle airports – groups only)
  • 24/7 supervision, pastoral care and laundry
  • Free WiFi
  • Travel and Health insurance

What is not included

  • Flights
  • Pocket money

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