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STUDY ENGLISH WORLDWIDE
The experience of a lifetime
UNITED KINGDOM • IRELAND • USA • CANADA • AUSTRALIA • NEW ZEALAND • MALTA

2012

Ireland
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Canada
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UK
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Welcome to Kaplan
Within the pages of this brochure you will find the widest range of courses for people wishing to study English while living among native English speakers. Short courses, long courses, intensive and not-so-intensive. Courses taught on university campuses and courses taught in city centre colleges. Courses for everyone no matter what their current knowledge of the English language.
Once you have decided what sort of course you are interested in, there are many other choices to make, beginning with a mouth-watering menu of over 40 exciting destination cities. Ours is a network stretching from the modern cities of the American Eastern seaboard to ancient seats of learning like Oxford and Cambridge; from the Australian Pacific Rim to the shores of California; from the green meadows of New Zealand to the Emerald Isle. Students have been coming to Kaplan for over 70 years and today the Kaplan name is synonymous with educational diversity, academic integrity and technological innovation. Our focus is on ensuring that, as a student in our charge, you will have the opportunity of making the maximum progress possible during the course of your studies. We are here to help you make the choice that’s right for you. Our representatives will help create a study plan designed for

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your personal needs, and a living plan to go with it. So take your time and read all about the wonderful world of educational opportunities that awaits you. We hope very much to have the privilege of welcoming you to Kaplan in the near future.

David Jones President Kaplan International Colleges

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Australia
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New Zealand
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4 6 8 Effective learning Choose your course Sample timetable Living abroad 18 Student support 19 Kaplan community 20 Your new home Courses 10 English language courses 12 Academic Year and Semester 14 TOEFL® iBT and Academic English 15 IELTS and Cambridge exam preparation 16 University placement service 16 GMAT and GRE preparation for international students 17 Internships 17 OPUS Paid Work and Study
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ENGLISH FLUENCY

Effective learning
At Kaplan you will make rapid progress towards your language goals with our carefully designed curriculum. Our qualified and inspiring teachers will use the very latest teaching methods to help you reach your full potential.

Communicate in English Using an extensive range of classroom materials, your Kaplan teachers will cover the complete range of linguistic skills: reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar and vocabulary. In addition, our proven communicative method develops confidence and fluency in your spoken English by encouraging you to try out immediately the new skills you have learnt.

Develop confidence and fluency in English

Support, motivation and progress Throughout your course your progress will be monitored regularly and recorded in your Individual Student Record. Meetings with your teacher will identify key areas for improvement and keep you focused, while progress tests will help maintain your motivation and show when you are ready to advance to the next level.

A record of your achievement Upon satisfactory completion of your course you will receive the Kaplan course certificate detailing your level of proficiency in the English language. Such a record of your achievement will contribute to your academic or professional profile, providing documented proof of your improved language skills.

Take control of your learning Supplement your teacher-led lessons with customised Structured Study sessions. Choose from a varied menu of online and offline practice language activities, study clubs, talks and project work. Regular monitoring and guidance from your teacher will help you gain the maximum benefit from your independent learning. See page 9 for further details.

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Improve your English language skills in communicative, interactive classes which make use of the latest learning technology

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Choose your course
What’s your goal? Kaplan courses can help you to achieve fluency in English, university entry or career success. Choose your course and location below, then read on for more details!

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Sample school timetable
This sample timetable is based on how lessons and Structured Study sessions might be arranged on a Kaplan Intensive English course at Lower Intermediate level.

Lessons
Lessons 1 and 2

MONDAY
General English
Vocabulary: Learn some of the words and phrases you will need for this week’s topic

TUESDAY
General English
Grammar Practice: Practise the present simple by describing your daily routines and talking about attitudes

WEDNESDAY
General English
Grammar: What are your future intentions? Share your plans as you practise the present continuous

THURSDAY
General English
Listening: Listen for key words in a radio programme where students talk about their dreams for the future

FRIDAY
General English
Writing: Share your future plans with your friends through a blog

Break Lessons 3 and 4 General English
Speaking and Reading: Compare lifestyles in different countries

General English
Listening & Writing: Listen for main ideas as students talk about living abroad

General English
Speaking: Learn phrases for making plans and arrange an evening out

General English
Study Skills: Look at different ways to activate your new vocabulary

General English
Review: Review this week’s lesson and take a quiz

Break Lessons 5 and 6 Specific Skills
Grammar and Writing: Learn to organise information by time

Specific Skills
Grammar and Writing: Practise writing about culture and routine

Specific Skills
Grammar and Writing: Learn to write about habits

Specific Skills
Grammar and Writing: Write a diary

Structured Study
Listen to a talk about the top ten places to explore near your school

Session 7

Structured Study
Introduction to this week’s Structured Study programme

Structured Study
Focus on your listening skills using tools in the Structured Study centre.

Structured Study
Consolidate your class work with interactive online activities

Structured Study
Take part in a webquest – use your English for real world tasks

Structured Study
Take part in today’s Study Club or review your week’s work in the Structured Study centre

This is an example only. Your exact timetable will depend on the time of year and your chosen school and course.

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What is Structured Study?
Structured Study forms a valuable part of many Kaplan courses. The Structured Study programme allows each student to customise their own independent learning activities in addition to the teacher-led sessions of their course. The variety of learning experiences offered broadens language competence and increases motivation and attention. Structured Study activities may vary but can include: • Practical Language Activities, both online and offline • Regular monitoring and evaluation of goals • Practice tests for students who are preparing for exams • Project Work and Study Clubs • Talks or Question and Answer Sessions • Guided Study Menus • Computer-based vocabulary and listening practice and online webquest

Social activities
Each of our schools offers an organised programme of weekly activities which are designed to help you meet other students, make friends, improve your English outside of the classroom, experience local culture—and have fun!

Insider tip
“I really enjoy the activities Kaplan organises, for example field trips, volunteering, game days, boat cruises and dinner parties with other students.” MARIA CASTRILLO, VENEZUELA HARVARD SQUARE

• Take part in sports such as basketball and football, surfing and snorkelling, or skiing and snowboarding! • Enjoy a trip to the theatre, attend a concert or visit local art galleries, museums and exhibitions • Get out and about in the great outdoors, hiking, cycling, or enjoying a picnic or barbeque with other students • Experience local or international cuisine at restaurants and cafés • Go on an action-packed sightseeing tour or an excursion to a nearby city or place of natural beauty

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Tuesday in Oxford

Wednesday in Chicago

Thursday in Vancouver

Friday in Auckland

Daytime: Catch some sunshine as you swim and snorkel at lunchtime Evening: Enjoy a barbeque after school

Daytime: Visit the beautiful grounds of a famous university college Evening: Spend the evening in a traditional English pub

Daytime: Go shopping on the Magnificent Mile surrounded by impressive skyscrapers Evening: Chill out in a cool jazz club

Daytime: Hire a bike and cycle to one of Vancouver’s beaches Evening: Join your classmates for a night out at a restaurant or nightclub

Daytime: Take a trip to Rangitoto Island and enjoy a native bush walk Evening: Watch a Maori cultural performance

Weekend

There is always a range of activities to keep you occupied and entertained at the weekend too, so you can continue to learn and explore. Many students choose to join in full-day excursions or overnight trips to nearby places of interest on Saturday and Sunday.

Full details and the costs of each activity are advertised in each school.

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Your classes

ENGLISH FLUENCY

General English classes Our experienced team of teachers will focus your study on the four main language disciplines of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Your fluency and confidence will increase rapidly thanks to Kaplan’s proven communicative teaching method. Specific Skills classes Specific Skills options on the Intensive English course will depend upon your choice of school and your English level, but may include Vocabulary, Current Affairs, Local Culture or English for Business. English for Business lessons may include subjects such as communication in the workplace, participation in meetings, writing skills in business situations and interview techniques. Structured Study Your Structured Study sessions give you access to Structured Study facilities, resources and activities, such as language exercises, course books, interactive computer programmes, study clubs, talks and project work. Facilities and activities vary from school to school and full details are given on your first day. You will receive regular guidance and monitoring from your teachers and you will be encouraged to plan and record your progress and develop your independent learning.

English language courses
Kaplan English language courses are ideal for students of all levels who want to improve their English quickly and effectively. Each of our courses has a special focus, allowing you to direct your study in a way that suits your particular language needs.

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Intensive English
The fastest way to become fluent in English. Specific Skills lessons accelerate your progress and personalise your course. Each week you will receive:

General English
This semi-intensive course allows you to balance comprehensive classroom tuition with Structured Study sessions and free time activities. Each week you will receive:

Vacation English
The perfect way to combine English classes with a holiday. Practise your new language skills while out sightseeing during your free time! Each week you will receive:

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20 lessons of General English 8 Specific Skills lessons

20 lessons of General English

20 lessons of General English

▲ 7 sessions of Structured Study
Total: 15 hours + 5.25 hours of Structured Study per week

Total: 15 hours

▲ 7 sessions of Structured Study
Total: 21 hours + 5.25 hours of Structured Study per week

English for Business
Learn essential English language skills for communicating effectively in a range of business contexts. Each week you will receive:

Intensive Business English
An intensive Business English option for professionals who need to use English in the workplace. Each week you will receive:

Course Facts
Course length Minimum 2 weeks Lesson/session length 45 minutes Class size Average 12, maximum 15 Entry level Elementary - Advanced (English for Business is Intermediate - Advanced) Minimum age 16 Start dates Every week Locations See pages 6-7 Pre-course programme available with Kaplan Live Online. See pages 16-17.

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20 lessons of General English 8 English for Business lessons

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20 lessons of Business English 8 Specific Skills lessons

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Total: 21 hours + 5.25 hours of Structured Study per week

▲ 7 sessions of Structured Study
Total: 21 hours + 5.25 hours of Structured Study per week

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The chart below shows the progress you can make with a Kaplan language course. On arrival at your school you will be given a proficiency test to enable our staff to place you in the correct class for your level of language ability. Regular progress tests during the course will then allow your teachers to monitor your level of improvement. Typically, students on an Intensive English course take just ten weeks to progress from one language level to the next.

Proficiency

TOEFL® iBT 92+, IELTS 7.5+, CPE, CEF C2, ALTE Level 5 You are very close to native speaker fluency and can handle all complex written and spoken language.

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Advanced
TOEFL® iBT 75-91, IELTS 6.5/7.0, CAE, CEF C1, ALTE Level 4 You communicate confidently and fluently, but may lack specialist vocabulary and make some errors with complex language.

Higher Intermediate
TOEFL® iBT 55-74, IELTS 5.0/6.0, FCE, CEF B2, ALTE Level 3 You are competent with grammar and can understand and contribute to most conversations on familiar topics, but may make some mistakes.

Intermediate
TOEFL® iBT 37-54, IELTS 4.0/4.5, PET, CEF B1, ALTE Level 2 You can talk about everyday matters but with a limited range of style and expression. You read and write fluently about familiar topics.

Lower Intermediate
TOEFL® iBT 13-36, IELTS 3.0, KET, CEF A2, ALTE Level 1 You can write and speak in familiar situations and have a fair knowledge of grammar, but your vocabulary is limited.

Elementary
TOEFL® iBT 0-12, CEF A1, ALTE Breakthrough Level You can use and recognise common words and greetings and simple instructions but you have limited grammatical knowledge.

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Please note that 10 weeks per level is just a guide to average progress rates. We cannot guarantee an exact period of study over which specific language goals can be attained.

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Academic Year and Semester
Become fluent in English, enhance your academic profile, improve your career prospects, immerse yourself in a new culture and make friends from around the world—you can achieve all this on a Kaplan Academic Year or Semester!

A life-changing experience An Academic Year or Semester with Kaplan is an amazing opportunity to experience life in another country for 5, 6 or 9 months. You’ll gain a truly international perspective on life as you study alongside classmates of many different nationalities. You’ll return home with significantly improved language skills and memories to last a lifetime. And because these long-term courses are available at discounted prices, you’ll get great value for money from this investment in your future.

It’s your choice If you choose the Intensive Academic Year or Semester, our range of programme options allows you to tailor your course to suit your academic or career goals. Depending on your level of English and your choice of school, you can personalise your course with Specific Skills Classes, English for Business, Academic English, Exam Preparation or an Internship—it’s the perfect way to get the most out of your time abroad.

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Intensive Academic Year or Semester
Long-term courses for fluency in English, available at all Kaplan locations. A wide range of Specific Skills options allows you to personalise your course for academic or career needs. Each week you will receive:

General English classes Your General English classes will initially focus on making sure that you are able to communicate effectively in everyday English. A wide-ranging syllabus will then develop your overall linguistic skills, helping you to read, write and speak English with confidence and clarity. Specific Skills classes These vary from school to school but may include Current Affairs, English for Business, Academic English, TOEFL/IELTS Exam Preparation, Writing and Vocabulary, Speaking and Pronunciation, Idioms, Local Culture, Literature or Film Studies. Structured Study Your Structured Study sessions will allow you to practise and develop what you have learnt in the classroom with activities such as online and offline practice language exercises, study clubs, talks or project work. You will be encouraged to plan your Structured Study sessions and keep a detailed record of your English language progress.

General Academic Year or Semester
Great value long-term language courses allow you to immerse yourself in a new culture. Available at all Kaplan locations (except Australia and New Zealand). Each week you will receive:

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20 lessons of General English 8 Specific Skills lessons

20 lessons of General English

▲ 7 sessions of Structured Study
Total: 15 hours + 5.25 hours of Structured Study per week

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Total: 21 hours + 5.25 hours of Structured Study per week

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Course Facts
Course length Academic Year: 9 months Academic Semester: 5 or 6 months Lesson/session length 45 minutes Class size Average 12, maximum 15 Entry level Elementary - Advanced Minimum age 16 Start dates See table below Locations Worldwide Please note that course options will depend on your language level and availability at the school of your choice. In some cases, internships will be restricted by visa regulations or you may need to move to a different location to do an internship. Further details are available on request from your Kaplan representative.

Academic Year course dates
Start date
*3-Jan-12 *9-Apr-12 18-Jun-12 24-Sep-12 7-Jan-13 8-Apr-13

End date
24-Aug-12 30-Nov-12 15-Feb-13 24-May-13 30-Aug-13 29-Nov-13

Total
wks 34 34 35 35 34 34

Tuition
wks 32 32 32 32 32 32

Vacation 1
Start 12-Mar-12 11-Jun-12 3-Sep-12 24-Dec-12 11-Mar-13 10-Jun-13 Finish 16-Mar-12 15-Jun-12 7-Sep-12 4-Jan-13 15-Mar-13 14-Jun-13

Vacation 2
Start 11-Jun-12 3-Sep-12 24-Dec-12 11-Mar-13 10-Jun-13 2-Sep-13 Finish 15-Jun-12 7-Sep-12 4-Jan-13 15-Mar-13 14-Jun-13 6-Sep-13

Academic Semester course dates
Start date
*3-Jan-12 19-Mar-12 *9-Apr-12 18-Jun-12 24-Sep-12 15-Oct-12 7-Jan-13 18-Mar-13 8-Apr-13

End date
5 months 25-May-12 10-Aug-12 31-Aug-12 9-Nov-12 22-Feb-13 15-Mar-13 31-May-13 9-Aug-13 30-Aug-13 / / / / / / / / / /

End date
6 months 22-Jun-12 7-Sep-12 28-Sep-12 7-Dec-12 22-Mar-13 12-Apr-13 28-Jun-13 6-Sep-13 27-Sep-13

Total
wks 21 / 25 21 / 25 21 / 25 21 / 25 22 / 26 22 / 26 21 / 25 21 / 25 21 / 25

Tuition
wks 20 / 24 20 / 24 20 / 24 20 / 24 20 / 24 20 / 24 20 / 24 20 / 24 20 / 24

Vacation
Start 12-Mar-12 11-Jun-12 11-Jun-12 3-Sep-12 24-Dec-12 24-Dec-12 11-Mar-13 10-Jun-13 10-Jun-13 Finish 16-Mar-12 15-Jun-12 15-Jun-12 7-Sep-12 4-Jan-13 4-Jan-13 15-Mar-13 14-Jun-13 14-Jun-13

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EXAM PREPARATION

TOEFL® iBT and Academic English
TOEFL® (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is the most popular examination for North American English. The Kaplan TOEFL® iBT and Academic English course is designed to help you achieve a high score and is based on the excellent teaching materials and curriculum developed by Kaplan, the established world leader in test preparation.

Prepare for success As an international student, you will need a good TOEFL® score to gain entry to college or university in North America. The internet-based TOEFL® iBT is the preferred version among academic institutions. Our renowned TOEFL® iBT and Academic English course prepares you for all four sections of the TOEFL® iBT and highlights the academic English skills necessary for success at university. The course includes TOEFL-focused reading, writing, listening and speaking instruction and frequent use of practice exam questions. Eight fulllength TOEFL® iBT simulation tests help you become accustomed to the test itself and the exam environment.

Valuable academic skills In addition to specific TOEFL® preparation and practice, your course also focuses on the essential academic skills required in an English-speaking undergraduate class. Our expert teachers will help you develop your reading and writing techniques and improve your grammar in preparation for studying in a university setting. The skills and strategies you learn will also be valuable preparation for the TOEFL® iBT.

Exclusive course materials Kaplan course materials have been developed by our test preparation experts for exclusive use by our students. Materials focus on TOEFL® iBT strategies as well as academic English skills. Audio CDs are used together with the course books to help you practise the listening section of the exam. Our materials and curriculum are frequently updated to reflect teacher and student feedback, ensuring the most effective learning experience.

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TOEFL® iBT and Academic English Course Facts
Course length 4-16 weeks Lesson/session length 45 minutes Class size Average 12, maximum 15 Entry level TOEFL® iBT 53 Minimum age 16 Start dates Every week Locations See pages 6-7 Books Included in course price Exam fees not included in course price TOEFL® is a registered trademark of the Educational Testing Service (ETS)

TOEFL® iBT and Academic English
Achieve a higher TOEFL® score in as few as four weeks and prepare for academic life at university in North America. Each week you will receive:

Your classes

20 lessons of TOEFL® and Academic English

▲ 15 sessions of Structured Study
Total: 15 hours + 11.25 hours of Structured Study per week

TOEFL® iBT and Academic English classes Fully trained teachers will help you get a higher score on the TOEFL® iBT and strengthen the English skills you need to succeed at university. Class time is spent discussing test-taking strategies, reviewing practice tests and improving your academic English skills. Structured Study During Structured Study sessions you will take up to eight full-length TOEFL® iBT simulations in our computer labs and receive feedback on all sections, including the new speaking section. Additional study and library materials may include books, audio materials and a customised study plan.

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Choose the option which is right for you
Prepare for your IELTS or Cambridge exam with either intensive exam preparation or a combination of general English classes and exam preparation classes. IELTS or Cambridge Intensive course
Each week you receive:

IELTS Supplementary course
Each week you receive:

28 lessons of IELTS or Cambridge Exam Preparation*

■ 20 lessons of General English ●
8 IELTS Exam Preparation lessons

▲ 7 sessions of Structured Study
Total: 21 hours + 5.25 hours of Structured Study per week

▲ 7 sessions of Structured Study
Total: 21 hours + 5.25 hours of Structured Study per week

*In the UK and Ireland this is 20 lessons of Exam Preparation plus 8 lessons of General English

IELTS and Cambridge Exam Preparation
An internationally recognised language qualification can aid your entry into higher education, either in your home country or abroad, and strengthen your career prospects in the international employment market. On a Kaplan Exam Preparation course we give you the skills, techniques and encouragement you need to succeed.

IELTS Exam The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an internationally recognised qualification and an entry requirement for universities in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. It is also used as a language proficiency guide by many governments in issuing work visas.

Cambridge Exams The University of Cambridge ESOL examinations are recognised around the world. Kaplan can help you prepare for the First Certificate in English (FCE), the Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or the Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE). Selected Kaplan International Colleges in the UK, Australia and New Zealand are Cambridge ESOL computer-based testing centres. With the computer-based tests (CBT), you will receive the same Cambridge certificate but with the benefit of more frequent exam dates and a shorter wait for results.

Your classes

IELTS or Cambridge Exam Preparation classes These highly focused exam preparation classes will cover all sections of your chosen exam in detail and teach you the verbal skills and test-taking strategies you will need to succeed. General English classes Classes will help you to develop the four essential language disciplines of reading, writing, listening and speaking as well as improving your grammar and vocabulary. Structured Study Your course includes seven sessions of Structured Study per week, which will enable you to sharpen your exam technique and to practise essential language skills. You will have a personalised Structured Study plan and access to our extensive library of materials including online practice exercises, course books and computer simulation tests.

IELTS Exam Preparation Course Facts
Course length 2-10 weeks (depending on location) Lesson/session length 45 minutes Entry level Intermediate - Advanced Minimum age 16 Locations IELTS Intensive: All schools in the UK, Ireland, Australia (except Sydney Manly) and New Zealand IELTS Supplementary: All schools in the UK and Ireland IELTS and Academic English: Vancouver, Toronto

Cambridge Exam Preparation Course Facts
Course length 2-12 weeks (depending on location) Lesson/session length 45 minutes Entry level Intermediate - Advanced Minimum age 16 Locations Australia and New Zealand: All schools offer FCE and CAE UK and Ireland: All schools offer FCE and CAE except Oxford, Salisbury and Bath, which offer FCE only Canada: Both schools offer FCE and CAE. Vancouver also offers CPE USA: New York Empire State offers CAE

A pre-arrival level test may be required and can be arranged by your Kaplan representative. Additional accommodation may be required to include the official exam date. IELTS and Cambridge exam fees are not included in the course fees.

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UNIVERSITY PREPARATION

Our students have been accepted at prestigious universities including:
• University of New South Wales • Macquarie University • The University of Auckland • Northeastern University • Texas A&M University • The University of Utah • University of Cambridge • University of Edinburgh • Trinity College Dublin

University Placement Service
A prestigious degree from an English-speaking university opens doors to a successful international career. With Kaplan’s University Placement Service (UPS), you will benefit from our extensive network of partner universities and our wealth of experience in helping students enter graduate and undergraduate courses in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Kaplan can help you apply for a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree, Associate degree or diploma • Our knowledgeable advisors will help you to choose an appropriate university and subject to suit your needs • Network of over 150 partner institutions worldwide, all with a positive acceptance policy towards international students • Conditional acceptance on to a university degree course before you leave home (selected partners only) • No official English test score is required for entry to a number of our partner institutions • Free University Placement Service for eligible Kaplan students on courses of 16 weeks or more • The University Placement Service is available at all Kaplan International College locations. Details are available on request about the service in each country • Kaplan also offers a range of university preparation programmes including Foundation Certificates, Diplomas, Pre-Masters and English plus College Degree. Ask your Kaplan representative for further details.

GMAT ® and GRE® Preparation for international students
If your ambition is to gain a graduate or undergraduate degree from a prominent university or college in the USA you will need to take the GMAT ® or GRE®. At Kaplan we are experts in preparing international students for these challenging tests, using the exclusive teaching materials and unique curriculum developed by Kaplan. Ask your Kaplan representative for further information about our 12-week GMAT® and GRE® preparation programmes.

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Our students have gained internship placements in diverse fields including:
• Education • Finance • Hospitality • Human Resources • IT • Law • Marketing • Media • PR • Publishing • Tourism

Internships
Stay one step ahead in the international career market by combining a Kaplan language course with a professional internship placement. On the Kaplan internship programme you’ll gain invaluable work experience with an English-speaking organisation and improve the fluency and range of your English language skills. Entry requirements
Minimum age 18 You will need an English level of Higher Intermediate or above with good oral communication skills by the time the placement begins. We can advise you on how much language tuition you will need to reach this standard. In order to enrol on an internship programme you will need to take a free English test and supply your Curriculum Vitae and cover letter by e-mail. You will also need to complete a separate enrolment form, available on request from your Kaplan representative. Please note that all internship placements are unpaid and are subject to the visa regulations in the destination country. For locations available, see pages 6-7.

An internship abroad will add an international dimension to your CV and give you a real competitive edge for your future. • A wide variety of professional placements available to match your career goals • Focused language training to help you make the most of your placement • Expert help to prepare your CV and cover letter and to practise interview techniques • Counselling and support throughout your internship placement Internship programmes combine a fulltime English programme followed by a full-time Internship placement in the UK, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand. In the USA, you can supplement your full-time language study with a concurrent part-time experience in a local company through the Practical Business English programme. Details of all programmes available from your Kaplan representative and at www.kaplaninternational.com

Kaplan also offers OPUS Paid Work and Study programmes. OPUS Paid Work and Study programmes give you the opportunity to earn money in a paid job while you study English at one of our schools. You will need an intermediate level of English with good communication skills and the appropriate passport or visa. OPUS paid work placements can be in retail stores, cafés, restaurants or hotels. For more details about OPUS Paid Work and Study placements visit www.kaplaninternational.com

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Student support
At Kaplan we take pride in offering our students the very best guidance and support. Our dedicated worldwide team of staff will help and advise you at every stage of your study abroad programme. Take advantage of our full range of support services to ensure peace of mind and a learning experience that is both successful and enjoyable.

Before you leave home Your local admissions advisor will help choose the right course to meet your study needs and a school location and accommodation option to suit you. You will be given full details of your chosen study programme and accommodation before you leave so that you are fully prepared for your time abroad. You can even take a Kaplan Live Online Passport Course before you travel to give you confidence in your English skills and make sure you are ready to go!

Great free-time activities Each of our schools has an activities coordinator who plans an exciting and varied programme of social activities every week. It’s a great way to make the most of local attractions, get to know your fellow international students and practise your growing English skills. Whether you want to scuba dive off the Australian coast, watch ice hockey in Toronto, walk Boston’s historic Freedom Trail or try Scottish dancing in Edinburgh, there will be something to capture your imagination.

Airport transfer service The optional Kaplan airport transfer service takes the unknown out of arriving in a new country. We can arrange for a friendly Kaplan representative to meet you at the airport and take you directly to your homestay, residence or apartment.

24-hour emergency support All Kaplan International Colleges have a 24-hour emergency contact number for students. This means that if you have any problems out of office hours, you can contact a staff member for advice and assistance at any time during your stay.

Insurance Kaplan can recommend a comprehensive travel and medical insurance policy that includes cover for medical expenses, loss of belongings, legal expenses and personal liability. Ask your Kaplan representative for further information and prices.

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Kaplan Community
Join our online community, meet other Kaplan students and find out what’s going on at Kaplan International Colleges around the world! Watch a video about your chosen school and location or chat to other Kaplan students from around the world on Facebook.

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Eunhyun Kwak, Korea
“The atmosphere here in Manchester is great. The facilities, location, the
teachers and staff are all amazing. My English has significantly improved because of Kaplan. At first, I was worried about speaking in English - but now I have got over that, and have good conversations with people.”

Furkan Uzun, Turkey
“Kaplan is one of the best schools around, and I hear this all the time.
That’s why I chose Kaplan – and I wasn’t wrong. With the organised school events, you can enjoy learning about New York while improving your English at the same time. With Kaplan, you can feel yourself improving step by step – it completely works.”

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Your new home
Your new home abroad will be an important part of your study experience: enjoying life outside of school will help you to study more effectively in the classroom. All of Kaplan’s accommodation choices are designed to give you the maximum opportunity to interact with native speakers or fellow international students and to experience more of the culture of your chosen study destination.

City centre residences If you are attending one of our great city centre schools and would like to live in student residence accommodation, then our conveniently located residences are the ideal choice. Living in a residence gives you plenty of opportunity to practise your English skills with fellow students long after lessons have finished. Residences offer either self-catering or cafeteria facilities. You will be given details of which options are available in your chosen location.

Carefully chosen homestays A homestay is the perfect way to immerse yourself in your new culture. Usually sharing breakfast and dinner with your hosts every day, you’ll benefit immeasurably from conversing in relaxed, natural situations. All our homestays are carefully selected to provide you with a safe and welcoming home environment. In the UK, homestays will host no more than four students at the same time, but larger homes which can welcome more students may be offered as Private Home accommodation.

Student apartments In some locations we can offer self-catering apartments for small groups of international students. Often located close to the school, these are an ideal choice if you want to enjoy a high degree of independence and flexibility.

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American college campuses Some of our campus-based schools in the US give you the opportunity to live alongside both American and international students in a college residence. Enjoy the excellent campus facilities, meet new friends and make the most of student life in the USA!

Kaplan students socialising at the Pennsylvania House residence in Washington, DC

Feel at home and meet local people in a Kaplan homestay

All of our accommodation options provide a safe and welcoming atmosphere

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Kaplan students cooking together at a student residence in Chicago.

For more detailed information about each of our accommodation options, contact your Kaplan representative or visit www.kaplaninternational.com to see our accommodation factfiles.

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Live Online Virtual Classroom
Now you can study with Kaplan from your home, office or anywhere you can access the internet by joining our virtual classroom, Live Online. Get live instruction from a Kaplan English teacher combined with the convenience and flexibility of an online course.

Gaukhar Namazova, Kazakhstan
“Communication with the teacher and my classmates was very good. We spoke, discussed lessons
online and shared jokes. My English really improved and the classes were very interesting. Learning over the internet anywhere and any time along with people form all around the world was a great experience.”

Why study with Kaplan Live Online? • Benefit from Kaplan’s expertise wherever you are • Live Online provides the convenience needed for today’s busy lifestyles • The Live Online classroom comes to life with innovative features, including video, audio, instant chat, whiteboard, polling, screen sharing, and more • See and hear your teacher, ask questions and practise speaking, just like in a real classroom • Live Online classes meet at regularly scheduled times • Regularly monitored interactive learning materials help you reinforce the language you are studying in class • Access Second Life for role-play activities, conversation clubs, lectures and workshops
Please note that the Live Online courses are not covered by any of the accrediting bodies which accredit Kaplan’s other language courses.

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Live Online Programmes Whether or not you plan to study at one of our international locations, there is a Live Online course that can help you achieve your goals.

Passport Course - online
• Improve your English and practise useful language skills online • Gain confidence • Become accustomed to the Kaplan teaching method • Meet school staff face-to-face online and ask them questions before you travel Course length 4 weeks Lessons/sessions 3 lessons + 3 hours of online material per week Entry level All levels Start dates Every week

Language course - abroad
• Arrive ready to get the most from your study abroad experience • Be confident that you can communicate from day one • Know what to expect from your classes and study location • Continue to improve your language skills with the communicative Kaplan teaching method • Now it’s time to explore, experience a new culture and make new friends!

Top up before you travel If you are planning to travel, you can benefit from a Live Online Passport Course. This will build your confidence in English and allow you to practise functional language which will help you during your first weeks abroad.

Study English without leaving home If you don’t have the time or money to study abroad right now, you can still benefit from a Kaplan English course or prepare for an internationally recognised exam by taking a Live Online English Classroom, Private Tutoring or exam preparation course. If you want the international classroom experience, you can meet and interact with other students in your online classroom. If you prefer an individual course, choose Private Tutoring, which can be adapted to suit your specific needs, whether you are preparing for an exam, or need English for your work or studies.

Live Online English Classroom Course Facts
Course length Minimum 4 weeks Lessons/sessions 3 lessons + 3 hours of online learning material per week Entry level All levels Start dates Every week

Live Online IELTS Preparation Course Facts
Course length 4 weeks Lessons/sessions 3 lessons + 3 hours of online learning material per week Entry level Intermediate - Advanced Start dates Every month

Live Online Private Tutoring Course Facts
Course length Flexible Lessons/sessions 1,4,8 or 12 lessons + 3 hours of online learning material per week Entry level All levels Start dates Every week

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Things to see and do
• National Portrait Gallery • Tate Modern Art Gallery • See Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament • Take photos from the London Eye • Enjoy the shops, boutiques and street entertainment in Covent Garden • Explore the markets of Camden Town • Musicals, theatre and films in the West End • Go to gigs and concerts at live music venues

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• English Language • English for Business • Exam preparation: IELTS / Cambridge (FCE,CAE) • Academic Year or Academic Semester

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Accommodation
Residential
Our residences give you the unique opportunity to live in the heart of London during your stay. Choose from a variety of single rooms with self-catering options and en suite or shared bathrooms. Internet access is provided, and some options have a student lounge and café. Shared residences are great for meeting other students and being close to central London’s attractions.

Insider tip
JUREMA VENTURA ANGOLA
“I love the view of London from the London Eye, also the shopping in Oxford Street and the fantastic Chinese restaurants near the school.”

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Internships OPUS Paid Work and Study Airport Transfer Service: Heathrow / Gatwick / Stansted / Luton • Travel and Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Facilities
• • • • Student lounge and free internet access Interactive whiteboards Garden and outdoor terrace Library and resource centre

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Kaplan International College Covent Garden 3-4 Southampton Place, London, WC1A 2DA

Study in a historic building with modern facilities

Meet up with friends in our student lounge

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London Leicester Square
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• Visit the UK’s most famous cinemas in Leicester Square • See a West-End musical in the heart of Theatreland • Natural History and Science Museums • Victoria and Albert Museum

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Leicester Square is home to London’s biggest multi-screen cinemas, which regularly host the UK’s movie premieres, so look out for red carpets and limousines as the stars arrive to promote their latest blockbuster movies!

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Courses
• English Language • English for Business • Exam preparation: IELTS / Cambridge (FCE, CAE) / TOEFL® • Academic Year or Academic Semester

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Accommodation
Residential
Our residences give you the unique opportunity to live in the heart of London during your stay. Choose from a variety of single rooms with self-catering options and en suite or shared bathrooms. Internet access is provided, and some options have a student lounge and café. Shared residences are great for meeting other students and being close to central London’s attractions.

• See Buckingham Palace and take a walk in Royal St James’ Park • Take a boat trip along the River Thames • Explore the markets of Portobello Road • Go shopping in Oxford Street

Insider tip
TURKI SALEH A ALSALEEM SAUDI ARABIA
“The social programme offers some excellent nightlife - we get to sample food from all over the world - South Kensington has some great restaurants! ”

Services
• University Placement Service • Internships • Airport Transfer Service: Heathrow / Gatwick / Stansted / Luton • Travel and Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Facilities
• Student lounge and free internet access • Interactive whiteboards • Cambridge Open Examinaton Centre (Computer and paper based tests)

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Choose from a range of centrally located residences
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Be right in the heart of the action at our Leicester Square College

Stay in touch with free internet access

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Things to see and do
• Go to the famous Roman Baths • Pamper yourself in the thermal spas • Visit charming cafés and restaurants • Jane Austen exhibition and walking tour

Bath
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• Visit the 15th-Century Abbey • Regular school excursions to London, Oxford, Cardiff, Bristol, Stonehenge and the Cotswolds • Have picnics in Royal Victoria Park • Enjoy nature in Prior Park Landscape Garden

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Courses
• • • • • • English Language English for Business Combined 10 (English Language + 10 1-to-1 per week) Exam preparation: IELTS / Cambridge (FCE) Academic Year or Academic Semester 50+ course

Accommodation
Residential
George’s Place A beautiful Georgian house in the centre of Bath offering single rooms with shared bathrooms, and self-catering and laundry facilities in a large, communal kitchen. Wi-Fi access is included. Only a 10-minute walk to school and close to the historic city centre with shops, restaurants museums and galleries.

Insider tip
MARK LLOYD PRINCIPAL
“Students often hire bikes and cycle along the canal to the beautiful town of Bradford-onAvon.”

Services
• University Placement Service • Airport Transfer Service: Heathrow / Gatwick / Bristol • Travel and Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Facilities
• Fully-equipped Study Centre with computers, free internet access, books and DVDs • Interactive whiteboards • Courtyard garden

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Brush up your English skills in our study centre

Kaplan International College Bath 5 Trim Street, Bath, BA1 1HB

Study in our historic Georgian building in the centre of town

School facilities include a common room and outside patio

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Salisbury
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• Take a trip to the ancient site of Stonehenge • Visit the UK’s finest medieval cathedral • See classic English stately homes • Visit the iron-age hillfort of Old Sarum • Explore the charming country towns nearby • Take excursions to London, Oxford and Bath

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Experience quintessential English life with traditional afternoon tea, quaint old pubs and boutique shops. Go hiking and explore the New Forest, and visit the ancient, mystical site of Stonehenge.

School information
Courses
• • • • • • English Language English for Business Combined 5 (English Language + 5 1-to-1 per week) Combined 10 (English Language + 10 1-to-1 per week) Exam preparation: IELTS / Cambridge (FCE) Academic Year or Academic Semester

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Accommodation
Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

• Visit old English country pubs • Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea • Go cycling, play a round of golf, test your skills at archery or go pony trekking

Insider tip
ELSPETH COOPER PRINCIPAL
“Students love The Town Path and Elizabeth Gardens, a beautiful walk out into the country and The Old Mill Hotel and pub.”

Services
• University Placement Service • Airport Transfer Service: Heathrow / Gatwick / Southampton • Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
• Student lounge and free internet access • Interactive whiteboards • Garden overlooking Salisbury cathedral

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Have fun learning in groups with qualified teachers

Our friendly school offers beautiful views across the city

Keep in touch with free internet

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Things to see and do
• Historical university buildings • Anglesey Abbey • Medieval churches • Cambridge Arts Picture House • Fitzwilliam Museum • Drink in traditional English pubs • Go shopping in Cambridge market • Go biking and horseriding in Milton Country Park

Cambridge
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Be inspired in one of the world’s great university cities, where past students have included famous scientists such as Sir Isaac Newton and literary figures such as poet Lord Byron. Wonder at the magnificent old buildings and enjoy traditional English rowing regattas on the River Cam.

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• • • • English Language English for Business Exam preparation: IELTS / Cambridge (FCE, CAE) Academic Year or Academic Semester

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Residential
Tripos Attractive contemporary accommodation, surrounded by landscaped gardens and offering single bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and self-catering facilities. This residence is a 5-minute bike ride from the city centre and a 2-minute walk from Cambridge Leisure Park, which houses a cinema, bowling alley, several restaurants serving food from around the world, supermarket, health and fitness club, cocktail bar, theatre and night club.

Insider tip
FARIS ALJEHANI SAUDI ARABIA
“Visit the university colleges, Belfry Leisure Park and Cineworld. I also love my accommodation – the family atmosphere makes me feel at home.”

Services
• University Placement Service • Internships • Airport Transfer Service: Heathrow / Gatwick / Stansted • Travel and Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a home stay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Facilities
• • • • • • Free internet access Interactive whiteboards Resource Centre and Self Access Materials Student lounge and Study room Large garden and on-site café Bike hire

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Study within walking distance of central Cambridge

Hire a bike and explore this world-famous university city

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Oxford
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• Go punting on the river or hire a boat • Go-karting on the race tracks • Blenheim Palace • Historic colleges of Oxford University • The Bodleian library • Modern Art musuem • The Creation Theatre Company

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Study where kings, Nobel Prize winners and UK Prime Ministers have studied. Enjoy picnics in the college parks, evenings in traditional English pubs, and experience life in a historic city famed for academic excellence.

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Residential
Oxford Apartments These self-catering apartments offer cosy single bedrooms, shared bathrooms and a communal kitchen, which provides an ideal place for chatting to other students.

• Weekend excursions to London, Stratford, Cambridge and Stonehenge

Insider tip
DAVID MEEK PRINCIPAL
“Visit Christ Church College and see where the first Harry Potter film was made, or climb to the top of Carfax Tower and enjoy a magnificent view over Oxford.”

Services
• University Placement Service • Airport Transfer Service: Heathrow / Gatwick • Travel and Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Facilities
• • • • Free internet access and multimedia centre Interactive whiteboards Cafeteria Outside terrace for summer dining and large garden

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Have a coffee and practise your English in our café

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We are based in a fashionable area close to the city centre

Oxford provides an inspiring academic atmosphere

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Things to see and do
• Go surfing in the sea or relax on the beach • Do the Pier to Pier walk • Visit the Oceanarium

Bournemouth
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• Visit scenic parks and gardens • Go for a beautiful coastal walk • Bournemouth Aviation Museum • Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum • The Pavillion Theatre

School information
Courses
• • • • English Language English for Business Exam preparation: IELTS / Cambridge (FCE, CAE) Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
A range of quality apartments to choose from with single or twin rooms, en suite or shared bathrooms, internet access, self-catering facilities or meal options. Walking distance from the school, city centre and beach and close to cafés, restaurants and shops.

Insider tip
MARIA RODRIGUEZ VENEZUELA
“You can rent a bike and cycle around Bournemouth - it’s a fantastic experience!”

Services
• University Placement Service • Airport Transfer Service: Heathrow / Gatwick • Travel and Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a home stay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers everyday.

Facilities
• • • • • • Free internet access and multimedia centre Interactive whiteboards Large Structured Study centre Student common room Large outdoor patio area Cambridge Open Examination Centre (Computer and paper based tests) • IELTS Closed Examination Centre (Kaplan students only)

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Choose from a range of comfortable, high quality apartments

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Bournemouth is a student town as well as a dynamic beach resort

Our large college offers excellent stud y facilities

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Torquay
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• Coastal walking and hiking • Watersports on the sea and boat trips • Visit local farms and wildlife parks • Explore the caves at Kents Cavern • Follow the Agatha Christie Trail • Visit medieval Torre Abbey

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Enjoy seaside restaurants, go sailing, surfing and waterskiing, or relax on golden beaches lined with tropical palm trees. Visit Agatha Christie’s former home, watch regattas and sailing competitions, or hike in Dartmoor National Park.

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Courses
• • • • • • • English Language English for Business Combined 5 (English Language + 5 1-to-1 per week) Combined 10 (English Language + 10 1-to-1 per week) Exam preparation: IELTS / Cambridge (FCE, CAE) Academic Year or Academic Semester 50+ course

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Residential
St. Michael’s This comfortable and tastefully decorated residence offers single rooms with en suite bathrooms, Wi-Fi access and some stunning sea views. The self-catering communal kitchen, dining room and lounge provide an opportunity to socialise with other students, or you can relax in the private garden. The school is a 2-minute walk away, and the town centre a 5-minute walk.

• Visit charming Cockington Village

Insider tip
CAROLINA FDZ-RIVERA SPAIN
“My favourite place is Babbacombe beach - I like to go in the afternoons. The school activities are great for making new friends and having a good time!”

Services
• University Placement Service • Airport Transfer Service: Bristol / Heathrow / Gatwick / Exeter • Travel and Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Facilities
• • • • • Free internet access and computer centre Interactive whiteboards Cafeteria Garden area and swimming pool Own minibus and tour guide

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Swim in our outdoor pool and enjoy the Torquay sunshine

Socialise with other students in the cafeteria

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Things to see and do
• Watch football at Manchester United and Manchester City football clubs • The Royal Exchange Theatre • The Lowry Art gallery • The Museum of Science and Industry • Go shopping in famous malls such as Affleck’s Palace, The Arndale and Trafford Centre • Enjoy the huge variety of pubs, bars and nightclubs

Manchester
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Go to gigs and concerts at famous music venues, enjoy world-renowned dance clubs, and experience a vibrant arts and cultural scene in this dynamic northern city. With two premier league football teams, Manchester appeals to both sports fans and culture lovers.

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Residential
Liberty Living These high-quality, self-contained studios offer state-ofthe-art amenities in a comfortable environment, close to Manchester’s town centre. Each studio flat has its own kitchenette and en suite shower room. High speed internet connection, and laundry facilities are provided, as well as a spacious common room where you can socialise with other students. 20-minute walk to the school.

Insider tip
MAEVA DOLBOIS FRANCE
“Visit Manchester United Stadium and go to the museums - they’re free. Chinatown is great for eating out.”

Services
• University Placement Service • Airport Transfer Service: Manchester • Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
• Free internet access and multimedia centre • Interactive whiteboards • Student lounge

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a home stay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers everyday.

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Kaplan International College Manchester 1 Portland Street, 6th Floor, Manchester, M1 3BE

Study in a stylish college building in the city centre

Benefit from state-of-the-art technology and modern classrooms

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Edinburgh
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• Climb Arthur’s Seat - an extinct volcano • Admire the magnificent countryside • Theatre and film festivals • The Royal Yacht Britannia • The National Museum of Scotland • Visit historic Edinburgh Castle • Take an Edinburgh ghost tour

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Listen to the sound of Scottish bagpipes, join in the excitement of world famous international arts festivals, or explore the dramatic Scottish Highland mountains and surrounding countryside.

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Accommodation
Residential
Beaverbank Located close to the Royal Botanic Gardens and fashionable Stockbridge area, these shared apartments are furnished to a high standard with en suite shower room facilities, communal kitchens and broadband internet. The school is just a 20-minute walk away.

• Go shopping in Princes Street and Ocean terminal • Visit The Scottish Whisky Heritage Centre and distilleries

Insider tip
OLIVIA BAZZI SWITZERLAND
“I absolutely recommend going to a Ceilidh club. It’s great fun and you can learn a lot about the culture and being a part of Scotland.”

Services
• • • • • University Placement Service Internships Airport Transfer Service: Edinburgh TOEIC Test Centre Travel and Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Facilities
• Study centre and multimedia centre • Interactive whiteboards • Student lounge and free internet access

R OYAL BOTAN IC G AR DEN S

KAPLAN

CA LTON H IL L

S COTT MONU MENT TH E SCOTTISH PA RL IA MENT

Make yourself at home in our lovely, modern residence

T R AIN STAT IO N

EDIN BUR G H CA STL E BEAVERBAND APART MENTS

T HE MEA D OWS

Our traditional Georgian building is right in the heart of Edinburgh

Excellent facilities to support your learning

Kaplan International College Edinburgh 9 Albyn Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4NG Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com I 33

Things to see and do
• See Georgian architecture on a walking tour • Visit Trinity College, opened in 1592 • Take a tour of Dublin Castle • Go to Dublin Zoo

Dublin
IRELAND

Join in traditional Irish dancing, listen to fiddlers playing old folk songs, and drink in charming Irish pubs. Experience the lively energy of this welcoming city, its beautiful surrounding countryside, and famous literary connections.

• Visit the beautiful valley of Glendalough

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• Have a look round the Guinness Storehouse • Shop, drink and eat in Temple Bar

Accommodation
Residential
Heuston South Quarter Luxurious apartments located in a prestigious area of Dublin. Single rooms in two or three bedroom apartments, most with en suite bathrooms, a shared kitchen, living area and balconies overlooking beautiful views. Wi-Fi is available, and the city centre and school are walking distance.

Courses
• • • • • • English Language English for Business Exam preparation: IELTS / Cambridge (FCE, CAE) Academic Year or Academic Semester Cambridge CELTA Teaching course St Patrick’s Day course

Insider tip
YUI MURAKAMI JAPAN
“You can’t miss going to the pubs, trying Guinness and enjoying Irish music and dancing. I joined the Irish dance club at school and loved it.”

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Internships Airport Transfer Service: Dublin Travel and Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Facilities
• Free internet access and multimedia room • Interactive whiteboards • Student common room

THE SPIRE A PA RT M E N T A R C H WAY CO U RT O ’ CO N N E L L BRIDGE LUA S STO P

R ES I D E N CE BLACKHALL PLACE

RIV

FEY LIF ER HA’ PENNY BRIDGE

KAPLAN
DUBLIN C A ST L E

TEMPLE BAR DUBLIN B U S I N ESS SCHOOL

T R I N I TY CO L L EG E

R ES I D E N CE Y WC A

Relax and socialise in the common room

ST. ST E P H E N ’ S GREEN

MERRION SQ UA R E

Kaplan International College Dublin The Presbytery Building, 7 Exchange Street Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin 8

Our magnificent Georgian building overlooks the River Liffey

Stay in the luxurious Heuston South Quarter apartments

34 I Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com

Insider tip “The Irish are very friendly and so you can speak to many people and practise your English.”
DANIEL HORNAUER, GERMANY

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Things to see and do
• Play football or volleyball, surf, sail or kayak at the beach • Rent a bike and explore the 20km of tracks • Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge • Manly Art Gallery and Museum • Drive to Port Stephens – a blue water paradise with golden sand • Visit the set of TV show Home and Away at Palm Beach • Go on the Hunter Valley wine and cheese tour

Sydney Manly
STRALIA AU

Enjoy a holiday atmosphere with views of the sea and harbour from our school — go for a lunchtime swim, surf or snorkel at Ocean or Shelly Beach. Visit Manly Art Gallery or take a trip to Featherdale Wildlife Park and Oceanworld.

School Provider Code: 02362B

School information
Courses
• • • • • • • Intensive English / Intensive English Evening English for Academic Purposes Cambridge Exam Preparation (FCE, CAE) Intensive Academic Year Intensive Academic Semester English for High School Vacation English*

Accommodation
Residential
Boardrider Hostel Located metres from the beach, Kaplan school, shops, cafés and restaurants. Choose from single, twin or multishare rooms with shared bathrooms. There is a student lounge and fully equipped kitchens are provided for self-catering. Laundry facilities, free snorkelling kits, sports equipment and DVD hire are all available. Bunkhouse Hostel Just steps away from the beach, Kaplan school, shops, cafés and restaurants. Single or twin rooms with private bathrooms are available, with self-catering and laundry facilities, and a shared lounge for all students. Socialise in the sunny courtyard and BBQ area.

Insider tip
ALINA SOPIZHUK UKRAINE
“Every Sunday my host family take me for long walks along the beach, and I also have new friends from all over the world.”

* Student Visa holders are unable to study on this course

Services
• • • • • University Placement Service Job Club Airport Transfer Service: Sydney Study Tours Travel and Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day, plus lunch at weekends.

Facilities
• Cambridge Exam Centre • Library, computers and free internet access • Student common room and balcony with ocean views
I VA N HOE PA R K

M AN LY BE AC H
MA N LY

MANLY W H A R F F E RRY T ER M I N A L MANLY COV E

KAPLAN

PARK HI L L RESERV E

GROTTO P OINT RESERVE

Meet students from all over the world in a sociable atmosphere

CE NT RAL SY D N E Y SYD N E Y HA R B OUR N AT I ON A L PA R K

Kaplan International College Sydney Manly 30-32 South Steyne, Manly, NSW 2095

Study right on the beachfront at our new Sydney Manly location

You can swim, snorkel or just enjoy the sea air after class

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Insider tip
“When I first started my ‘English for High School course’, I found it difficult to understand what people were saying, but now I can follow conversations both in school and in my homestay. This has helped me to feel more at home in Sydney. My study goal is to successfully finish my high school studies in Australia and then study at university here.”

NANNAN WANG, CHINA

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Things to see and do
• Take a cruise or rent your own boat • Water sports at Bondi or Manly Beach • Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and Sydney Tower • Whale watching, bush walking and stingray feeding • Visit the Australia Museum, Sydney Aquarium, Wildlife World and Taronga Zoo • Attend cultural, food, music or film festivals

Sydney City
STRALIA AU

The twinkling lights reflecting in the waters of Sydney’s world famous harbour will stay with you forever. Study in the beautiful, diverse city of Sydney and combine relaxing on golden beaches with an exciting city life.

School Provider Code: 01165D

School information
Courses
• • • • • • • • • Intensive English Intensive Business English English for Academic Purposes IELTS Preparation Cambridge Exam Preparation (FCE,CAE) Intensive Academic Year Intensive Academic Semester Vacation English * Vocational Business Qualifications

Accommodation
Residential
A range of attractive residences either near the beach, or walking distance to school, providing single or twin rooms with private or shared bathrooms. Choose selfcatering facilities in well-equipped kitchens, or provided meal options. All locations have a communal student lounge for socialising, outdoor area, laundry facilities and internet connection.

Insider tip
ANNA HUTTENLOHER GERMANY
“I enjoy a picnic or a walk in Hyde park or the Botanical gardens. The best trip is to the Blue Mountains - you can have your photo taken with kangaroos and koalas.“

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a home stay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers everyday. A premium homestay option is available, which includes a private bathroom in addition to the standard homestay facilities.

* Student Visa holders are unable to study on this course

Services
• • • • • University Placement Service Internships and Job club Airport transfer service Study Tours Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
THE ROCKS O PERA HO USE CIRCULAR QUAY

• Study centre with free internet access • Cambridge Exam Centre • Café and balcony

ROYA L B OTA NI C G ARDENS

DAR L I N G HAR B OU R

SYDN EY TOWER

TH E DO MA I N

QU EE N V I C TOR IA BUILDIN G HYDE PARK ELIZABETH STREET GEORGE STREET WO RLD SQUARE S HOP P I NG CEN TRE

K I NG S CROSS

Meet for coffee at our balcony café

O X FO RD STREET TO B O NDI BEACH G O ULBURN STREET

KAPLAN

Kaplan International College Sydney City 98-104 Goulburn Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Live and study in the stylish city of Sydney

Make friends with students from all over the world

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Perth
STRALIA AU

Things to see and do Embrace the great outdoors with Perth’s parklands and stunning beaches by the Indian Ocean. Feel relaxed and uplifted in this warm, friendly city with great restaurants, bars, cafés, shops and sunny climate.
• Snorkel or dive Ningaloo Reef • Swim with dolphins at Rockingham • Take a trip to Rottnest Island • Visit Caversham Wildlife Park, Perth Zoo or Tumbulgum Farm • See plays at the Aboriginal theatre • Visit the Western Australia Museum • Shop in the Subiaco markets and exclusive King St, popular Murray St and Hay St malls

School Provider Code: 01784K

School information
Courses
• • • • • • • • • Intensive English / Intensive English Evening Intensive Business English English for Academic Purposes IELTS Preparation Cambridge Exam Preparation (FCE, CAE) Intensive Academic Year Intensive Academic Semester Cambridge TKT (Teacher Knowledge Test)* Vacation English*

Accommodation
Residential
Perth City Youth Hostel A central location with single, twin, multi-share rooms and private or shared bathrooms. Self-catering kitchen, shared lounge and laundry facilities are provided. Governor Robinson Hostel Boutique hostel minutes to cafés, nightlife and city centre. Single, twin and multi-share rooms with shared or en suite bathrooms. Fully equipped kitchen for selfcatering, kitchen/dining area and internet access. Ocean Beach Hostel Single, twin and multi-share with shared bathrooms. A self-catering kitchen, shared lounge and laundry facilities.

Insider tip
PETER ROGERS PRINCIPAL
“Students can be seen at ‘The Deen’ in Northbridge enjoying Latin music and dance on Thursday nights!”

* Student Visa holders are unable to study on these courses

Services
• • • • • • University and Demi-Pair Placement Service Internships and Job Club Study Tour Programmes Airport Transfer Service: Perth Free public bus service from school to stations Travel and Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day.

Facilities
• Study centre with free internet access • Student lounge with kitchen facilities • Cambridge Exam Centre
TO THE BEACH TRAIN STATIO N

KAPLAN
RED CAT STO P ( FREE BUS) HAY STREET W EST PERTH

C I TY HOSTEL W EL L I NGTO N STR EET BU S STATI O N C I TY HOSTEL C I TY CENTR E

KING’S PARK

Take a break with friends in our student lounge

TO THE BEACH HOSTEL

FER R Y

Use our excellent facilities for enjoyable study

Find all the resources you need in our study centre

Kaplan International College Perth 1325 Hay Street, West Perth, WA 6005 Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com I 39

Things to see and do
• Kayak the Brisbane river and enjoy the city sights • Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary or Australia Zoo • Whale watching from June to October • Enjoy spectacular views and bush walks at Mount Coot-tha • Day trip to Noosa, the Sunshine Coast or explore the Gold Coast • Brisbane Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art • Queensland Maritime Museum

Brisbane
STRALIA AU

Come to the friendly city of Brisbane — world-famous for our Sunshine and Gold Coast beaches, and Australia’s best theme parks. Go sailing or kayaking , watch films at the open-air cinema, and visit the lively markets and festivals.

School Provider Code: 02369F

School information
Courses
• • • • • • • • Intensive English English for Academic Purposes English for Business* IELTS Preparation Cambridge Exam Preparation (FCE, CAE) Intensive Academic Year Intensive Academic Semester Vacation English*

Accommodation
Residential
Adalong Guesthouse A great place to meet fellow students, Adalong offers single and twin rooms with a shared bathroom, communal student lounge, laundry facilities and 12 meals provided per week. Relax in the outdoor area or hire a bike and cycle around Brisbane.

Insider tip
DONNIE ROME PRINCIPAL
“Students love to relax at the Beach House Bar & Grill or have a BBQ in Roma Street Parklands or at Kangaroo Point.”

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day, plus lunch at weekends. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

* Student Visa holders are unable to study on these courses

Services
• • • • • • University Placement Service Internships and Job Club OPUS Paid Work and Study Airport Transfer Service: Brisbane International Study Tour Programmes Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
KAPLAN
KIN G G EORG E SQ UA RE TR AI N STATI ON AD E LAI D E STR E E T QU E E N STR E E T MALL E LI Z AB E TH STR E E T A DA LO N G GU EST H O U SE RIVERSIDE PROMENADE

• Study Centre and free internet access • Student lounge and library • Cambridge Exam Centre

V I C TO R I A BRID G E

B OTA N I C GA R D E N S PAT H

Keep in touch and practise your English in our study centre

B OTA N I C GARDENS

Kaplan International College Brisbane Level 1, 379 Queen Street, GPO Box 2229, Brisbane, Queensland 4001

Study in the heart of the city in an excellent learning environment

The weather is great, so enjoy being outdoors!

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Cairns
STRALIA AU

Things to see and do Escape to tropical North Queensland and experience the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest — two World Heritage listed areas and the ultimate destination for scuba divers, rainforest walkers and outback adventurers.
• Scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef • Go Bush walking in the national parks • Take a Green Island boat trip and go snorkelling • See native wildlife at Cairns Tropical Zoo • Go on a Crocodile River cruise

School Provider Code: 00080F

School information
Courses
• • • • • • • • Intensive English English for Business* IELTS Preparation Cambridge Exam Preparation (FCE, CAE) Intensive Academic Year Intensive Academic Semester English + Diving* Vacation English*

Accommodation
Residential
Cairns Sharehouse Independent living within walking distance of central Cairns. Single or twin room with shared bathroom and laundry facilities, and a self-catering kitchen. Meet other students in the lounge and make new friends.

• Learn about tropical rainforests at the Daintree Discovery Centre • Take the Kuranda Train and Skyrail

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day, plus lunch at weekends. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Insider tip
JEANETTE OLLE STUDENT SERVICES MANAGER
“Meeting at the Lagoon for a swim and a BBQ is very popular. You can take part in free fitness classes on the Esplanade.”

* Student Visa holders are unable to study on these courses

Services
• • • • • University Placement Service Study Tour Programmes Job Club Airport Transfer Service: Cairns International Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
• • • • Study centre with free internet access Student lounge and terrace with café Cambridge Exam Centre IELTS Regional Testing Centre

TO A IRPO RT

L A K E ST R EE T

KAPLAN
C A IRNS SH A REH O U SE M U NRO M A RTIN PA RK M C LEO D STREET

THE ESPLANADE RE E F TRIPS THE PIE R ESPLANADE LAGOON CITY PLACE C A IRNS CENTRA L STATION

A PLIN STREET

Cairns Sharehouse offers high-quality, comfortable rooms

PA RA M ATTA PA RK

SPENCE STRE E T

WHARF STRE E T

Our contemporary school has a friendly, welcoming atmosphere

Take a break on our café terrace

Kaplan International College Cairns 130 McLeod Street, PO Box 7368, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com I 41

Things to see and do
• Sail in the ‘City of Sails’ • Go bungee jumping or mountain biking • Hike the Coromandel and Waitakere Ranges or take a trip to the beach • Watch a Maori Cultural Performance • See Polynesian art at Otara Market • Go to the Auckland Museum • Take a trip to Rangitoto Island • Discover the natural beauty of Rotorua • Go shopping in fashionable Parnell and Newmarket districts

Auckland
W ZEALAND NE

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Discover the awe-inspiring natural beauty of New Zealand, from mountains and volcanoes to beaches and wildlife reserves. Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and liveliest city, offering high-quality living at low cost. Accommodation
Residential
Tetra Apartment Near all the major city attractions and waterfront, this high-quality apartment offers single rooms with private bathroom, internet connection and an on-site gym. City Lodge New accommodation with Wi-Fi access, located in the precinct of Auckland University. Single or twin rooms with en suite bathrooms. Empire Swimming pool and spa pool, movie theatre, restaurant and gym onsite. Studio or single rooms with private or shared bathroom, student lounge, and internet access.

School information
Courses
• • • • • • • • • • • Intensive English General English Vacation English Intensive Business English English for Academic Purposes IELTS Preparation Cambridge Exam Preparation (FCE, CAE) Cambridge TKT (Teacher Knowledge Test) Intensive Academic Year Intensive Academic Semester USMLE Exam Preparation

Insider tip
SEGHEN ZEREMARIAM SWITZERLAND
“For a night out in Auckland - Queen Street, K Road and Ponsonby are the three main places to go!”

Services
• • • • • • Internships OPUS Paid Work and Study University Placement Service Pathways to University of Auckland and AUT Airport Transfer Service: Auckland Travel and Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. A premium homestay option is also available.

Facilities
• • • •
APA RT M E N TS AUC KLAND D OM AIN PA RN E LL (SHOPPIN G & CA FES)

Study centre with free internet access Student lounge Spacious campus overlooking Auckland Domain Cambridge Exam Centre

AU C K L AND HOSPITAL

AU C K LA N D M USEUM LIB RA RY/ B US STOP

KAPLAN
G R A FTO N TR A I N STAT ION OLYM PIC POOL

N E WMA RK E T PA RK

Our campus overlooks the beautiful Auckland Domain

B ROA DWAY (SHOPPIN G & CA FES)

Kaplan International College Auckland 10 Titoki Street, PO Box 9107, Parnell, Auckland 1052

We are based in an elegant building with a beautiful garden

Relax in the courtyard or improve your English in the study centre

42 I Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com

Insider tip
“My experience in Kaplan has been great so far. I chose Intensive Business English because I find the subject very useful, especially if you are interested in learning about the business environment in New Zealand. I have to say that the class exceeded my expectations because I ended up learning about business culture from all over the world. I had the opportunity to meet people from different countries in Europe, Asia and Latin America, and share with them knowledge, work experiences and customs, which I definitely find the most enriching component of the class. Although I came to New Zealand to improve my English skills, I also had the blessing to meet awesome people and make close friends who will remain always in my heart.”

JULIANA CASAS, COLOMBIA

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Things to see and do
• Go camping, skiing, hiking, kayaking, sailing and mountain biking • Ski at Whistler Ski Resort • Relax in Stanley Park and on numerous beaches in the city • Weekend trips to Seattle, Victoria and the Rocky Mountains • Visit Granville Island by boat • Visit the Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver Art Gallery and Science World

Vancouver
CANADA

Ranked as one of the world’s best places to live, Vancouver is a dynamic modern city, with the stunning natural surroundings of the North Shore Mountains and Pacific Ocean. Here you can ski in the morning, sail in the afternoon and enjoy a lively nightlife too!

School information
Courses
• English Language • English for Business • Exam preparation: IELTS / Cambridge (KET, PET, FCE, CAE, CPE) / TOEFL® • Academic Year or Academic Semester • University Foundation Certificate • English for Customer Service and Retail or Tourism

Accommodation
Residential
Lord Stanley Apartment A luxury boutique-style apartment located in downtown Vancouver, next to world famous Stanley Park and steps away from trendy Robson Street, fantastic restaurants,and interesting shops. Single rooms with private bathroom, fully equipped self-catering kitchen and breakfast included. Enjoy breathtaking views from your windows.

Insider tip
MACION FABRICIO POFFO BRAZIL
“I love cycling around the city and also the Kitslano Area which has the most beautiful beach in Vancouver.”

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Internships and OPUS Paid Work and Study Airport Transfer Service: Vancouver International Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day, plus lunch at weekends. Staying in a home stay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Facilities
• Student lounges, computer labs and free internet access • Cambridge and TOEFL® iBT Exam Centre

KAPLAN PLI

CENT RAL STAT ION

Comfortable, centrally located accommodation

Kaplan PLI Vancouver Suite 300, 755 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6Z 1X6

Study in downtown Vancouver, close to the beaches

Sit out on the terrace or study in the computer centre

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Toronto
CANADA

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Things to see and do
• Go to the beaches on famous Lake Ontario • Relax on Centre Island and rent a boat • Visit Niagara Falls • Go to a different festival every weekend during the summer • Enjoy the exhibits at the Royal Ontario Museum or Art Gallery of Ontario • Visit the CN Tower - once the tallest building in the world! • Weekend trips to New York and Montreal

Watch the Blue Jays play baseball, walk down Harbourfront Park or admire the breathtaking architecture and the view from the CN Tower. Canada’s cultural, entertainment and financial capital is a perfect study location.

School information
Courses
• English Language • English for Business • Exam preparation: IELTS / Cambridge (KET, PET, FCE, CAE) / TOEFL ® • Academic Year or Academic Semester • University Foundation Certificate • English for Customer Service and Retail or Tourism

Accommodation
Residential
Primrose Residence Located in the heart of downtown Toronto’s College and University district and close to trendy restaurants, shops and cafés. Spacious single or twin rooms with en suite bathrooms. Small kitchenette in each room plus meal options available. internet access provided. Access to fitness centre, lounge and games room.

Insider tip
SATOMI TANABE JAPAN
“My favourite things are the Art Gallery of Ontario, Kensington Market, and trying all the multicultural restaurants with my friends.”

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Internships and OPUS Paid Work and Study Airport Transfer Service: Toronto International Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day, plus lunch at weekends. Staying in a home stay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Facilities
• Computer lab and free internet access • Student lounges • Cambridge and TOEFL® iBT Exam Centre

CENTR AL STATI O N

KAPLAN PLI

Brush up your English skills online in our computer lab

Our school is in central downtown and right by Lake Ontario

Meet and study with students from all over the world

Kaplan PLI Toronto Suite 700, 55 York Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 1R7 Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com I 45

Things to see and do
• Browse charming bookstores • Visit world-renowned universities • Visit the Science Centre • Watch the Boston Red Sox play at Fenway Park • Explore diverse neighbourhoods from North End to Jamaica Plain • Walk along the beautiful Charles River • Visit Faneuil Hall at Quincy market • Go skiing in Maine • Hike, climb and cycle in New Hampshire and Vermont

Boston
UNITE D

ATES OF AM ST ICA ER

Surrounded by over 100 prestigious colleges and universities, Boston is the academic capital of the USA. Enjoy close proximity to Rhode Island’s beautiful beaches, skiing in Maine, and the outdoor beauty of New Hampshire and Vermont.

School information
Courses
• English Language • Exam Preparation: TOEFL® / GMAT® / GRE® • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
International Guest House Centrally located in the Back Bay area, offers internet access, laundry facilities and includes two meals per day. A great place to meet other international students and explore the city. ESL Townhouse Located in the vibrant Fenway neighbourhood of Boston which includes cinema, restaurants and shops. Shared apartments overlooking a beautiful park. Single or twin rooms in a variety of studio, or shared apartments with self-catering facilities.

Insider tip
GABRIELA LAGRECA VENEZUELA
“I love exploring the city with my camera, and cycling along the Charles River, or hiring out a canoe or kayak.”

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Practical Business English Airport Transfer Service: Boston Logan Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
• Two computer labs • Student lounge with free internet access • Library with self-study materials

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day.

KAPLAN H A R VA R D SQUARE M I T ( M A SSAC H U SETTS I N ST I T U TE OF T EC H NOLOGY) ER RIV ES RL A CH BOSTO N U N I V E R S I TY F E N WAY PA R K ES L TOW N H O U SE BACK BAY FENS KAPLAN AT NORT H EASTE RN UNIVERSITY INT ERNAT IONAL GUEST H OU SE

KAPLAN BOSTON
HAYMA RK E T QUIN CY MA RK E T PUB LIC GA RDE N N E WB URY STRE E T

BOSTON

The city of Boston is a famous centre of learning

Kaplan International Center Boston 1 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02114

Study in the lively Haymarket area, close to all major attractions

Stay in a comfortable, centrally located student residence

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Harvard Square
UNITE D

Things to see and do
• Explore the neighbourhood of Harvard Square • Walk along the beautiful Charles River • Watch street performances and live music • • • • Browse a multitude of bookstores Visit famous Harvard University Visit the Science Centre Visit Harvard Museum of Natural History

ATES OF AM ST ICA ER

Read or relax in open-air cafés with friends, browse in charming bookstores and boutiques, and enjoy a vibrant student atmosphere in this prestigious academic city, home of world famous Harvard University.

School information
Courses
• English Language • Exam Preparation: TOEFL® / GMAT® / GRE® • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
International Guest House Centrally located in the Back Bay area, offers shared rooms with internet access, laundry facilities and includes two meals per day. A great place to meet other international students and explore the city. ESL Townhouse Located in the vibrant Fenway neighbourhood of Boston which has a cinema, restaurants and shops. Shared apartments overlooking a beautiful park. Single or twin rooms in a variety of studio, or shared apartments with self-catering facilities.

• Eat at a wide variety of ethnic restaurants • Check out the fashionable Greenhouse Café

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Practical Business English Airport Transfer Service: Boston Logan Travel and Medical Insurance

Insider tip
ABBIE HIBLER SCHOOL DIRECTOR
“Our students love to show off their dance moves and learn some American dances at our monthly dance parties!”

Facilities
• Student lounge with free internet access • Computer lab

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day.

H A R VA R D U N IV E R S ITY

KAPLAN HARVARD SQUARE
MIT ( MA SSAC H U SE TTS IN ST IT U T E OF T EC H N OLOGY ) ER RIV ES RL A CH B OSTON U N IV E R S ITY F E N WAY PA R K IN T E R N AT ION A L GU EST H OU SE

K APL AN BOSTO N HAYM AR K ET Q UINC Y M AR K ET PUBL IC GAR DEN NEWBUR Y STR EET

Experience a great student lifestyle in an academic city
BACK BAY FENS K A PL A N AT N ORT H E ASTER N U N IV E R S ITY

BOSTON

Take in views of Harvard Square from your classroom

Our school offers contemporary study facilities

Kaplan International Center Harvard Square 39 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com I 47

Things to see and do
• Go skiing in Maine • Hike or walk in New Hampshire and Vermont • Watch the famous Boston Red Sox play at Fenway Park • Walk the Freedom Trail, and Historical walks in downtown Boston • Take a trip to Rhode Island’s beautiful beaches • Take a trip to the Boston Harbour Islands • Go shopping in quirky Quincy Market • Visit famous Harvard University

Northeastern University
UNITE D

ATES OF AM ST ICA ER

Set in the fashionable Back Bay area of Boston, enjoy a beautiful campus with high quality facilities including food halls, coffee shops, a bookstore, three fitness centres and entertainment venues. Beaches and mountains are close by.

School information
Courses
• English Language • Exam Preparation: TOEFL® / GMAT® / GRE® • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
International Guest House Centrally located in the Back Bay area, offers shared rooms with internet access, laundry facilities and includes two meals per day. A great place to meet other international students and explore the city. ESL Townhouse Located in the vibrant Fenway neighbourhood of Boston which includes cinema, restaurants and shops. Shared apartments overlooking a beautiful park. Single or twin rooms in a variety of studio, or shared apartments with self-catering facilities.

Insider tip
TANITA SEENUMPETCH THAILAND
“I enjoy shopping in the malls, having lunch with my friends and eating lobster - a typical dish in Boston.”

Services
• University Placement Service • Airport Transfer Service: Boston Logan • Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
• Wi-Fi internet access in all campus buildings • Access to University library, gymnasium, swimming pool and squash courts • Student lounge, study area, meeting rooms, University bookstore, dining options and grocery store

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day.

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BOSTON KAPLAN NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY

Enjoy a wide range of sports and social activities

Kaplan International Center at Northeastern University 281 Ryder Hall, Boston, MA 02115

Experience American college life in the heart of Boston

Make the most out of the fantastic campus facilities

48 I Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com

New York Midtown
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Things to see and do
• See the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the World Trade Center Memorial • Watch the shows on Broadway • See the lights of Times Square • Visit the Rockefeller Center and the Trump Tower

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Located in the heart of Manhattan, you are moments away from the tranquillity of Central Park, world famous museums and art galleries, and the bright lights of Times Square with its historic theatres and clubs.

School information
Courses
• • • • English Language English for Business Exam Preparation: TOEFL® Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
• Go shopping on Madison Avenue, and at Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s and Tiffany’s

Residential
New Yorker In central Manhattan surrounded by New York City landmarks. Twin or single rooms with en suite bathrooms, internet access, a self-catering communal kitchen and student lounge. Kolping All male residence on Upper East Side. Single rooms with shared bathroom facilities, common room, library and dining room. Five meals per week included. Brandon Women’s residence close to Central Park and Broadway. Single rooms with communal bathroom, breakfast and dinner, laundry services, reading room, library, communal lounge and organised social events.

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Practical Business English Airport Transfer Service: JFK / La Guardia / Newark Travel and Medical Insurance

Insider tip
JOSE ALVAREZ COLOMBIA
“Go to Central Park, and explore East Village and Soho. I especially like drinking a nice cocktail in Prada and going dancing with friends.”

Facilities
• Computer lab and free internet access • Student lounge

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, with breakfast and dinner, or breakfast only each day.
CENTR AL PAR K FIFTH AVE NU E TIMES SQ UARE

NEW JERSEY
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Catch up with friends and relax in the student lounge

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B R O O K LYN B R I DG E

We are steps away from Central Park and the buzz of Times Square

Use the computer lab facilities to practise your English skills

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Things to see and do
• Enjoy the famous view from the top of the Empire State Building • Go shopping in Greenwich Village • Visit the New York City Ballet • Go to the New York Philharmonic • Walk or rollerskate in Central Park

New York Empire State
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Study in the world-famous Empire State Building and enjoy panoramic views across the whole of New York City from your classroom window. Centrally located in Manhattan, you will be close to New York’s best attractions.

School information
• Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum

Accommodation
Residential
New Yorker In central Manhattan surrounded by New York City landmarks. Twin or single rooms with en suite bathrooms, internet access, a self-catering communal kitchen and student lounge. Kolping All male residence on Upper East Side. Single rooms with shared bathroom facilities, common room, library and dining room. Five meals per week included. Brandon Women’s residence close to Central Park and Broadway. Single rooms with shared bathroom, breakfast and dinner, laundry services, reading room, library, communal lounge and organised social events.

Courses
• • • • English Language English for Business Exam Preparation: Cambridge (CAE) / TOEFL® Academic Year or Academic Semester

Insider tip
FURKAN UZUN TURKEY
“Take a photo from the top of the Empire State Building! New York is a cool city and I really like walking along the streets and exploring.”

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Practical Business English Airport Transfer Service: JKF / La Guardia / Newark Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
• Computer lab, study areas and free internet access • Student lounge with great views

Homestay
CENTRA L PA RK F IFT H AVENUE T IM ES SQUA R E

Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, with breakfast and dinner, or breakfast only each day.

NEW JERSEY
N E W YO R K E R R ES I D ENCE M A D I S O N SQ UARE GARDEN

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Spectacular views of the city from our sky-high lounge

SOHO

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B ROOK LYN B RIDGE

Kaplan International Center Empire State 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 6308, New York, NY 10118

Study in the heart of New York in a world-famous landmark

Excellent facilities and comfortable social areas

50 I Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com

New York East Village
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Things to see and do
• Go exploring and people-watching in Union Square, St. Marks Place, and Washington Square Park • Experience the New York City nightlife and music scene in the trendy East Village • Learn more about university programs and lifestyle by visiting New York University and Parsons close by • Enjoy the most diverse ethnic restaurants in all of New York City • Shop in the boutiques with cutting-edge fashion in Soho

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Experience a true New York experience in a fashionable neighbourhood right by Soho. Come join the students, artists and academics who are drawn here by the music clubs and cafés, vintage shops and art galleries.

School information
Courses
• • • • • English Language English for Business Intensive Business English Exam Preparation: TOEFL® / GMAT® / GRE® Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
New Yorker In central Manhattan surrounded by New York City landmarks. Twin or single rooms with en suite bathrooms, internet access, a self-catering communal kitchen and student lounge. Kolping All male residence on Upper East Side. Single rooms with shared bathroom facilities, common room, library and dining room. Five meals per week included. Brandon Women’s residence close to Central Park and Broadway. Single rooms with communal bathroom, breakfast and dinner, laundry services, reading room, library, communal lounge and organised social events.

Insider tip
SOPHIA HEINKE GERMANY
“Try to visit all the different villages and areas of New York. I recommend going to the Metropolitan Opera, Soho and flea markets in Brooklyn.”

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Practical Business English Airport Transfer Service: JFK / La Guardia / Newark Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
• Computer lab and free internet access • Student lounge

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, with breakfast and dinner, or breakfast only each day.
CENTR AL PAR K FIFTH AVE NU E TIMES SQ UARE

NEW JERSEY
NEW YO RKER RESIDENCE MADISO N SQ UARE GARDEN

VE ST RI

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ON R IV E R

KAPLAN EM P I R E STATE BU I L DI NG EAST R I VER

UNIO N SQ UARE GREENW ICH VILLAGE

HUDS

Hang out with students from all over the world

KAPLAN EAST VILLAGE
EAST VILLAGE

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SO HO

B R O O K LYN B R I DG E

Centrally located in New York’s fashionable neighbourhood

Enjoy excellent study facilities

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QUEENS

Things to see and do
• Visit Independence Hall • Take a tour of Memorial Hall • Step back into Colonial America at Independence Historical Park • Catch a concert in Love Park • Visit The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia Art Museum and Museum of Natural Sciences • Go to an Eagles football game

Philadelphia
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Visit the historical sites and museums of the USA’s first capital city, where the Declaration of Independence was signed. Watch a famous baseball game or stroll through the charming cobbled streets of Society Hill.

School information
Courses
• English Language • Exam Preparation: TOEFL® / GMAT® / GRE® • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
International House A friendly living environment not far from the School and the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Single rooms with shared bathrooms, Wi-Fi internet access and laundry room. The residence is self-catering with cooking facilities provided in a communal kitchen and local grocery stores and eateries nearby. International House also provides monthly events, movies and outings for students.

Insider tip
INA JEOUNG KOREA
“I usually go hiking and play softball with friends from school. I also recommend visiting the Old City area, which is really interesting.”

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Practical Business English Airport Transfer Service: Philadelphia Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
• Multimedia centre with free internet access • Student lounge • Library and study room

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

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CITY HA LL STATION PHILA DE LPHIA CITY HA LL

LIBERTY PLACE

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KAPLAN
Enjoy the comfort of International House

Kaplan International Center Philadelphia 1528 Walnut Street, First Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Our newly renovated school is close to Philadelphia’s attractions

Have fun learning with friendly, qualified teachers

52 I Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com

Washington
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Things to see and do
• Watch movies made by NASA at the Air and Space Museum • Visit the White House • Visit the National Museum of American History, or the site of Martin Luther King’s famous speech at the Lincoln Memorial • Take a guided tour around Capitol Hill • Check out the view from the Thomas Jefferson Memorial • Sit in the Meridian Hill Park overlooking downtown and the monuments

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Study in the city which has been home to every US president! Washington is the centre of the nation’s historical, cultural and political life; visit The White House, shop in Georgetown, and marvel at the beautiful, historic architecture.

School information
Courses
• • • • English Language English for Business Exam Preparation: TOEFL® / GMAT® / GRE® Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
Pennsylvania House Enjoy a large shared space in a student residence with all the facilities of an apartment. Twin rooms are provided with fully a equipped kitchen, shared bathroom, and access to common living area, fitness centre, laundry facilities and grocery store. Restaurants and shopping are close by, and the school is only a 10-minute walk away.

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Practical Business English Airport Transfer Service: Dulles / Reagan Travel and Medical Insurance

Insider tip
HYUNSOO YOUN KOREA
“You can visit many museums for free, and I recommend watching a play at the John F. Kennedy Center.”

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, with breakfast and dinner, or breakfast only each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers everyday.

Facilities
• Three computer labs with free internet access • Two student lounges • Student library and resource centre

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY

NATIO NAL ZO O LO GIAL PA R K

DUPO NT CIRCLE
R ES I DENCE

UNI O N STATI O N

KAPLAN
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NATI O NAL AR B O R ETU M

GEO RGE WASHINGTO N UNIVERSITY

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SMI TH S O N I AN MUSEU M

Feel at home in the Pennsylvania House residence

EAST POTOMAC PARK

RE AG AN AI R P O RT

First-class study facilities in the heart of Washington DC

Socialise with other students from around the world

Kaplan International Center Washington DC 1990 M Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com I 53

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Things to see and do
• Take a day trip to Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World • See dolphins and killer whales at Seaquarium • Visit Zoo Miami – one of America’s best zoos • Relax or swim at Miami Beach • Take a trip to the Everglades National Park

Miami
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Enjoy warm weather all year round in the ‘Sunshine State’! Miami is famous for its Art Deco architecture and glamorous bars and cafés. You can enjoy the vibrant city life, or relax nearby on white sandy beaches.

School information
• Admire the historic Art Deco architecture • Check out local and international artists on Lincoln Road

Accommodation
Residential
Marriott Located in the lively Coconut Grove area near shops and nightlife. Spacious single or twin rooms with en suite bathrooms, kitchens, dining and living areas and internet access. Breakfast provided. Amenities include two swimming pools, fitness centre and a convenience store. Ponce de Leon Located in Coral Gables. Single or twin rooms with private bathroom, Wi-Fi internet connection and laundry facilities. Surrounded by restaurants, boutiques and galleries. Royal Hotel Steps away from world famous Ocean Drive and golden beaches of Miami. Single rooms include Wi-Fi internet access, a private bathroom and self-catering facilities.

Courses
• English Language • Exam Preparation: TOEFL® / GMAT® / GRE® • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Insider tip
PIERLUCA GONALBA SWITZERLAND
“I love having fun in Ocean Drive, chilling out on Miami Beach and exploring Everglades Park with my friends.”

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Practical Business English Airport Transfer Service: Miami International Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
• Computer lab and free internet access • Student lounge

Homestay
SOUTH BEACH DOWNTOWN MIAMI DOWNTOWN CORAL GABLES

Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner, or breakfast only, each day.

THE EVERGLADES

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UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI

COCONUT GROVE

AT L A NT IC O CEA N
KEY WEST

Our school is located in the stylish Coral Gables area

Kaplan International Center Miami 4425 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Suite 1612, Coral Gables, FL 33146

Join us in Miami, an exciting city with year-round sunshine

Choose from a range of excellent accommodation options

54 I Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com

Chicago
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Things to see and do
• See a Chicago Bulls basketball game

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Experience an exciting cultural scene including jazz clubs and Broadway shows in this dynamic city based on the shores of Lake Michigan. See cutting-edge architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright and visit the famous Millennium Park.

• Visit the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Art Institute of Chicago • See live music and shows • Watch a Broadway show in the Theatre District

School information
Courses
• English Language • Exam Preparation: TOEFL® / GMAT® / GRE® • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
Getaway A fun hostel located in the exciting neighbourhood of Lincoln Park. Single rooms with breakfast included, shared or private bathrooms, internet access, TV room, music room and bike rental service. International House Founded by JD Rockefeller, this residence is on the campus of the University of Chicago. Single rooms provided with shared bathrooms, self-service kitchen and laundry, and student lounge for socialising.

• Go shopping on the Magnificent Mile

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Practical Business English Airport Transfer Service: Chicago O’Hare Travel and Medical Insurance

Insider tip
SARA HEVRON SCHOOL DIRECTOR
“Many famous sites in Chicago are walking distance from our school. Students like visiting Millennium Park, the Magnificent Mile and the Willis Tower Skydeck.”

Facilities
• Computer lab and free internet access • Student lounge • Student library and resource centre

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day.

CHICAGO RIVER

J A M ES R T H O M PS ON CENTER

KAPLAN
DOW N TOW N SE A R S TOW E R GR A NT PA R K M ILLENNIUM PA R K

Meet other students at our sociable residences
KAPLAN I L L I N OIS INSTITUTE O F T EC HNOLOGY

Kaplan International Center 205 W. Randolph Street, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60606
We are based in the fashionable district of Downtown Chicago Study in a friendly, academic atmosphere

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Things to see and do
• Relax in the Chicago Park District • Walk, bike or jog down the Lakefront • Visit the Field Museum and the Shedd Aquarium • See live music and shows • Watch a Broadway show in the Theatre District • See a Chicago Cubs baseball game

Illinois Institute of Technology
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Based on the prestigious campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology, enjoy all the perks of a university campus: a wonderful library, fantastic study facilities, sports fields, a gymnasium with basketball courts and swimming pool. Museums and nightlife are 10 minutes away by train.

School information
Courses
• English Language • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
Getaway A fun hostel located in the exciting neighbourhood of Lincoln Park. Single rooms with shared or private bathrooms, internet access, breakfast included, TV room, music room and bike rental service. McCormick Comfortable residence on campus with twin or single rooms and two meals provided per day. Only a few minutes walk from the school. International House Founded by JD Rockefeller, this residence is on the campus of the University of Chicago. Single rooms provided with shared bathrooms, self-service kitchen and laundry, and student lounge for socialising.

Insider tip
MAJED ALMUHAWWIS SAUDI ARABIA
“In Chicago you can do anything! You can go to plays, watch movies or visit the beach. I love salsa dancing with the school and the Bulls basketball game.”

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Practical Business English Airport Transfer Service: Chicago O’Hare Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
• Excellent campus facilities including sports centre, gymnasium, swimming pool and bowling alley • Student lounge and computer lab with free internet • Access to library, study rooms, student union, café, restaurant and pubs

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day.

CHICAGO RIVER

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L AK E MI C HI G AN

UNION STAT I O N

Have fun with our organised social activities

KAPLAN

ILLIN O IS INSTITUTE O F T ECHN OLOGY

Kaplan International Center at Illinois Institute of Technology 10 West 35th Street, 2nd floor, Chicago, IL 60616

Enjoy excellent facilities and a lively campus atmosphere

Hang out in the student lounge, student union or café

56 I Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com

Seattle
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Things to see and do
• Climb the Space Needle in Seattle for spectacular city views • Visit Seattle Fairgrounds • Take a Doc Maynard Underground Tour • Visit the impressive Seattle Aquarium

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Go skiing, hiking or white-water rafting in the Cascade mountains nearby, or enjoy the buzz of a glamorous, modern city which is home to the headquarters of Microsoft, Amazon, and Starbucks.

• Drink coffee in Seattle’s original Starbucks • Take a trip around the Theo Chocolate Factory

School information
Courses
• • • • English Language English for Business Exam Preparation: TOEFL® / GMAT® / GRE® Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
The Inn Fully-furnished self-catering apartments, with private kitchen and bathroom, Wi-Fi internet access and laundry facilities. Only a short bus ride to the school and close to Seattle city centre. Stanford Furnished studio apartments only half a block away from the school and close to many restaurants, shops and grocery stores. Kitchen facilities are included in each apartment, along with a private bathroom, internet access and laundry services.

• Explore nature trails in Discovery Park

Insider tip
ANGELA VILANOVA VENEZUELA
“Seattle is an awesome city, but my favourite place is definitely the Cheesecake Factory!”

Services
• University Placement Service • Airport Transfer Service: Seattle-Tacoma International • Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
• Student lounges • Computer lab and free internet access

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, with breakfast and dinner, or breakfast only each day.
LYNNWOOD UNIVERSITY O F WASHINGTO N

PUG E T SO UND

KAPLAN SEATTLE
SEATTLE

DOW NTOW N SEATTL E

SEATTLE-TACOMA INTERNATIO NAL AI R P O RT

CO U G AR M O U NTAI N R EG I O NAL W I L DL AND PAR K

Improve your English with friendly, qualified teachers

D ES MO INES KAPLAN HIGHLI N E FEDERAL WAY

Study with us in a dynamic, academic neighbourhood

Chat with your new friends in the student lounge or computer lab

Kaplan International Center Seattle 4216 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105 Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com I 57

Things to see and do
• See performers and local artisans at Pioneer Square • Listen to live music at the Highline campus • Visit the Boeing Plant and the Museum of Flight • Browse the stalls at Pike Place market • Visit the Cheesecake Factory • Watch baseball at Safeco Field

Highline Community College
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Set between the Olympic mountains and stunning marine waterways, our beautiful campus offers you live music, a huge library, games area and student union all within easy reach of Seattle’s shops and galleries.

School information
Courses
• English Language • Exam Preparation: TOEFL® • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
Residence Inn Single and twin rooms with private bathrooms. The residence offers daily breakfast, cable TV, microwave, refrigerator, shared kitchen, exercise facility, and Wi-Fi internet access. Free transportation to and from the school is available. Studio apartment Self-catering studio apartments ideal for students seeking a quiet, private, comfortable living environment. Private kitchen and bathroom provided with Wi-Fi internet and laundry service. Walking distance from shops, restaurants and entertainment.

Insider tip
PIYAPONG NACHAI THAILAND
“The waterfront is very nice to visit, and I love taking photos of the city and also going to Alki Beach.”

Services
• • • • • University Placement Service English Plus College Foundation course Airport Transfer Service: Seattle-Tacoma International Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
• Campus facilities include student union, bistro café, live music and games area • Huge library and study rooms • Computer labs with free internet access

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day.

LYNNWOOD KAPLAN SE ATT L E

UNIVERSITY OF WASH INGTON

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PUGE T SOU N D

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SEATTLE-TACOMA INT ERNAT IONAL AIRPORT

DES M OINES

Enjoy the academic setting of an American college

KAPLAN HIGHLINE
FEDERAL WAY

Kaplan International Center at Highline Community College 2400 South 240th Street, Des Moines, WA 98198

Study on a beautiful campus with excellent facilities

Catch up with friends or study in the library

58 I Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com

Portland
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Things to see and do
• Cycle around and explore the city • Enjoy the city by boat - take a cruise down the Willamette River • Go skiing and snowboarding on Mount Hood • See the beautiful Multnomah Falls • Visit Oregon Zoo

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See some of America’s most impressive architecture, including the world’s first modern skyscraper. Explore the city by bike, hike the trails of Forest park, or go skiing and snowboarding just an hour away.

School information
Courses
• English Language • Exam Preparation: TOEFL® / GMAT® / GRE® • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
Goose Hollow Plaza Contemporary living in large, single room apartments with private bathroom, kitchen, internet access, laundry and exercise facilities. The baseball stadium and beautiful Washington Park are close by and this location is good for making friends with other students from all over the world. • Go shopping in the popular Pearl District and Portland Saturday market

Services
• University Placement Service • Airport Transfer Service: Portland International • Travel and Medical Insurance

Insider tip
RICHARD TAAFFE SCHOOL DIRECTOR
“Our students love getting involved in all the outdoor activities we offer - and particularly enjoy the beautiful Pacific Northwest scenery.”

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Facilities
• Computer lab and free internet access • Student lounge • Library and resource centre

L I VI NG ROOM TH EAT ERS

KAPLAN
WA SH I N GTO N PA RK GO OSE H O L LOW PLAZA P O RTL A N D STATE UN I V E RSI TY GOVERNOR TOM McCALL WAT ERFRONT PARK

Take part in outdoor activities and cultural experiences
D UN I WAY PA RK

Our school is located in downtown Portland

Improve your fluency in English or prepare for an exam

Kaplan International Center Portland 600 S.W. 10th Avenue, Suite 303, Portland, OR 97205 Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com I 59

Things to see and do
• Explore Sausalito and the Napa wine country • Tour the city by cable car • Escape to Alcatraz Island • Bike across and see the view from the Golden Gate Bridge • Skate or cycle through Golden Gate Park • Go hiking in the Twin Peak mountains • Eat in multi-cultural restaurants offering cuisines from all around the world

San Francisco
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Considered to be America’s most beautiful city, you’ll find stunning views at every turn. See the panorama from Golden Gate Bridge, walk in the mountains, and visit wine country nearby.

School information
Courses
• • • • English Language English for Business Exam Preparation: TOEFL® / GMAT® / GRE® Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
Vantaggio Located near the dynamic theatre and shopping district, offering rooms with private bathroom and internet connection, communal kitchen, dining room, computer room and games lounge. Breakfast is provided. Ansonia A good value residence providing a vibrant community for students. Rooms with private or shared bathrooms. Wi-Fi internet access, computer lab, games lounge and kitchens. Herbert and Spaulding A stylish residence located in Union Square offering single or twin rooms with private or shared bathroom and Wi-Fi internet connection.

Insider tip
LESKOVA DOLENSKA CZECH REPUBLIC
“I recommend the Museum of Modern Art, Golden Gate Park and Ocean Beach. There’s so much to see and do...”

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Practical Business English Airport Transfer Service: San Francisco International Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
• Computer lab and free internet access • Student lounge • Communal kitchenette

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, with breakfast and dinner, or breakfast only each day.
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L A FAY E TTE PA R K

C H INA TOWN

T RA N SA ME RICA PY RA MID B UILDIN G

KAPLAN
R ES I D EN CES U NION

BAY BRIDGE

SQUA R E MUSE UM OF MODE RN A RT CENTRA L STATION

Practise speaking English in communicative classes

Kaplan International Center San Francisco 149 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Our recently refurbished school in downtown San Francisco

Use the computer lab to study and keep in touch

60 I Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com

Berkeley
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Things to see and do
• Attend public lectures, films, concerts and academic activities at UC Berkeley • See one of the USA’s top college football teams in action • See the stunning views of San Francisco • Take picnics and relax in public parks • Visit the beautiful Marina • Enjoy cafés and street performers on Fourth Street • Go shopping on Telegraph Avenue - with record stores and fashionable boutiques

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A stone’s throw from the leafy campus of UC Berkeley, and just 30 minutes from San Francisco by subway, you can enjoy lectures and concerts in this diverse and renowned academic city, or go hiking in the beautiful hills which surround it.

School information
Courses
• English Language • Exam Preparation: TOEFL® / GMAT® / GRE® • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
Borneo Only 10 minutes from the Kaplan school, Borneo is a charming student residence offering twin rooms with a shared kitchen area, dining room, Wi-Fi internet connection and weekly laundry service. Breakfast is provided. YMCA Located in the heart of Berkeley, you are close to the University of California, shopping, theatres, and a variety of international restaurants. Single rooms are offered with shared bathrooms, Wi-Fi internet connection, and access to a study lounge, TV lounge and fully-equipped shared kitchen. Gym membership is also provided to all residents.

Services
• University Placement Service • Airport Transfer Service: San Francisco Int. / Oakland • Travel and Medical Insurance

Insider tip
CORALIE VAN DER WIELEN BELGIUM
“This is a great city - you can do everything! There are a lot of lovely parks and some really cute places to relax and explore.”

Facilities
• Computer lab and free internet access • Student kitchen with facilities • Student library, study desks and resource centre

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day.

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Access study resources in our library
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Soak up the academic atmosphere of Berkeley Square

Meet other students from all over the world

Kaplan International Center Berkeley 150 Berkeley Square, Berkeley, CA 94704 Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com I 61

Things to see and do
• Swim, surf or relax on La Jolla Beach • Take a harbour cruise • Check out Coronado Island • San Diego Zoo Safari Park & Wild Animal Park • Visit the beautiful Balboa Park • Visit SeaWorld • Snorkel and kayak at La Jolla beaches • Go to the restaurants, shops, theatres and nightclubs in the downtown Gaslamp district and Garnet Street in Pacific Beach

San Diego
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If you love sunshine, sandy beaches and outdoor fun, then you’ll enjoy San Diego, which has a beautiful coastal setting just 45 minutes from the border of Mexico. Visit SeaWorld and Balboa Park or take a cruise around the harbour.

School information
Courses
• English Language • Exam Preparation: TOEFL® • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
Bay Pointe Centrally located in the beautiful Mission Bay area of Pacific Beach, Bay Pointe is just minutes away from sandy beaches, exciting bars and shopping areas. Single or twin rooms are available with en suite bathroom, a kitchen and internet connection. Amenities include a swimming pool, fitness centre, tennis and basketball courts and cinema room.

Insider tip
WIE-JEN TUNG TAIWAN
“I like going surfing on La Jolla Beach or Pacific Beach with my friends. SeaWorld is good too!”

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Practical Business English Airport Transfer Service: San Diego International (SAN) Travel and Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Facilities
• Computer lab and free internet access • Student lounge • TOEIC ® Exam Center

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L A J O L L A M U SE U M O F M O D E R N A RT

PROSPECT STREET /GIRARD AVENUE

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Our San Diego school has a sociable atmosphere

Kaplan International Center San Diego 1111 Torrey Pines Road, Suite 200, La Jolla, CA 92037

Walk to the beach in 10 minutes from our school

Practise your English in the student lounge or computer lab

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Santa Barbara City College
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Things to see and do
• Go hiking in the mountains • Visit Nojoqui Falls County Park • Swim, surf or relax on one of the many beaches • Go on a Sunset Cruise • Visit the Botanic Garden • Santa Barbara Zoo

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On the campus of Santa Barbara City College you are moments away from beautiful mountain ranges and golden beaches lined with palm trees. Our campus offers you excellent facilities and an exciting social events programme.

School information
Courses
• English Language • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
La Brezza Located in the heart of Santa Barbara, you are walking distance from our school, the shops and entertainment of the city centre, and the beach. Apartments offer single or shared rooms, a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, shared bathroom, Wi-Fi internet access, laundry facilities, and communal living room and dining area. The residence is surrounded by a tropical courtyard and has a swimming pool and barbeque area.

• Enjoy the nightlife in the Old Town • Go shopping in the Paseo Nuevo shopping plaza

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Practical Business English English Plus College Airport Transfer Service: Santa Barbara (SBA) / Los Angeles LAX • Travel and Medical Insurance

Insider tip
LAURA SPITZNAGEL SWITZERLAND
“We often go and play beach volleyball after school. And I recommend State Street for shopping.”

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Facilities
• Computer lab and free internet access • Campus student library and resource centre • Campus fitness centre, tennis courts and cafés

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Study on a beautiful campus just seconds from the beach

Join in a varied programme of social events and activities

Kaplan International Center at Santa Barbara City College 721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93109 Find out more at www.kaplaninternational.com I 63

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Things to see and do
• Close proximity to world-renowned beaches and cities such as Laguna Beach, Newport Beach and Huntington Beach • Go cycling and enjoy outdoor activities • Go car racing at K1 Speed Irvine race track • Have a day out at Boomers - an amusement theme park • Have fun at Wild Rivers Waterpark • Take a trip to Los Angeles or San Diego

Irvine Valley College
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Experience U.S. college life on the 100-acre campus of Irvine Valley College, where you can share facilities with American students. At weekends you can visit Los Angeles, Disneyland, Universal Studios and beautiful mountains and beaches.

School information
Courses
• English Language • Exam Preparation: TOEFL® • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
Candlewood Apartments A popular accommodation option with students, this residence is near to the Irvine Spectrum entertainment centre with cinemas, restaurants and a variety of shops. Single rooms with private bathroom, fully equipped kitchens, internet access, fitness centre and laundry facilities.

Insider tip
STEPHANIE TRANTROW GERMANY
“Go to Disneyland or to Rodeo Drive in LA. I like walking on the ‘Walk of Fame’ and also going to the beach.”

Services
• • • • • University Placement Service English Plus College Foundation course Airport Transfer Service: Los Angeles LAX Travel and Medical Insurance

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

Facilities
• Computer lab and free internet access • Access to campus library, computer centre, sports facilities and cafeteria

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Kaplan International Center at Irvine Valley College 5500 Irvine Centre Drive, Irvine, CA 92618

Meet international and local students on campus

Enjoy many sports and social activities

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Whittier College
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Things to see and do
• • • • Take a trip to Disneyland Visit Universal Studios in Hollywood See the famous Hollywood sign Go to Madame Tussauds

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Based on the friendly campus of Whittier College, the school offers excellent campus facilities. Students can take advantage of proximity to charming coffee houses and farmers’ markets, or the energy of Malibu Beach, Sunset Strip and Hollywood.

• Swim in the sea or relax on Santa Monica Beach • Visit the Greenleaf Gallery located in historic Mendenhall • See the J Paul Getty Museum in LA • Have a picnic in Griffith Park

School information
Courses
• English Language • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
Campbell Based in the community setting of Whittier College campus and walking distance to uptown Whittier. Single or shared rooms are available, with a shared bathroom, laundry facilities, and 19 meals per week. The student common room is ideal for socialising and meeting friends.

Services
• University Placement Service • Airport Transfer Service: Los Angeles LAX • Travel and Medical Insurance

Insider tip
ROBERTO COELLO SPAIN
“The mountain behind Whittier is very close, so it’s good to go hiking and exploring there. It’s a great experience!”

Facilities
• Free access to all campus facilities: library, computer lab, free internet access, fitness centre, sports facilities, swimming pool and more

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day. Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local life and practise your English with native speakers every day.

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Enjoy a taste of American college life

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Belong to a vibrant campus community at our friendly school

Study or relax in the lounge or library

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Things to see and do
• Take a trip to Disneyland • Visit Universal Studios in Hollywood • See the famous Hollywood sign • Go to Madame Tussauds • See the J Paul Getty Museum • See a movie on the Westside - the site of many movie premieres and celebrity spottings • Multitude of ethnic restaurants in Westwood Village and great nightlife • Go shopping in the Westwood district

Los Angeles Westwood
Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Disneyland are just a few of the famous places nearby. Based in the heart of Westwood Village, near the University of California Los Angeles campus, you will meet students from all over the world.

School information
Courses
• English Language • Exam Preparation: TOEFL® / GMAT® / GRE® • Academic Year or Academic Semester

Accommodation
Residential
Claremont A comfortable, family-owned property ideally located in Westwood Village. Single rooms with private bathroom. Access to Wi-Fi internet, coffee room and communal lounge area for socialising. It is possible to purchase a meal plan. Student Apartments Walking distance from our school with twin bedrooms, shared bathrooms, a spacious living room and fully equipped kitchen. Internet access and laundry room. Meal plan options can be purchased and there are many restaurants nearby.

Insider tip
CHARLOTTE PETIT FRANCE
“My favourite things are biking along Santa Monica beach, Disneyland, and the amazing view of Los Angeles by night from Griffith.”

Services
• • • • University Placement Service Practical Business English Airport Transfer Service: Los Angeles LAX Travel and Medical Insurance

Facilities
• Computer lab and free internet access • Student lounge • Outdoor area

Homestay
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a room in their home, and breakfast and dinner each day.

B E V E RLY HILLS A N D HOLLYWOOD

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Claremont is one of the comfortable residential options available
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Kaplan International Center Los Angeles Westwood 1133 Westwood Boulevard, Suite 201, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Study in the glamorous city of Los Angeles

Our school attracts students from all over the world

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Malta
Experience the magic of the Mediterranean, on this beautiful island rich in history. Kaplan’s partner school offers a yearround centre in the attractive resort of Sliema, as well as a summer centre for more mature adults on Malta’s sister island, Gozo.

Things to see and do
• Boat Trip around Comino Island visiting the Blue Lagoon • Harbour cruises and tours to Malta’s capital • Day trip to the beautiful Blue Grotto • Vast selection of sports, water sports, and diving in crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean • Tour of Mdina, the Silent City, with its unusual mix of Medieval and Baroque architecture • Visit lovely shops, restaurants and cafés

School information
Courses
• • • • • English Language Practical Business English Exam preparation: IELTS / Cambridge Academic Year or Academic Semester 50+ courses

Accommodation
Residential
Sliema A range of apartments from budget to high quality. Some include lounge bar and rooftop swimming pool with sun terrace. All have a communal kitchen and are walking distance to the school. Gozo Beautiful apartments in the on-site student residence, with high quality facilities.

Insider tip
LISA NISIUS GERMANY
“Malta is an ideal place for students, it is very sunny, the organised activities are fantastic, and the people are friendly.”

Services and facilities
Sliema: • Airport transfer service • Free Wi-Fi internet access • Within walking distance of the seafront • Cafeteria and bookshop Gozo Adult summer school: • Airport Transfer Service • On-site student residence

Homestay
Experience the true Maltese way of life and be immersed in the rich culture. Enjoy warm Maltese hospitality and practise the English you have learnt at the school.

Explore the harbour and learn about Malta’s fascinating history

Enjoy palm trees, sea views and sunshine

Malta provides a stunning backdrop for your studies

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Public Holidays
USA and Canada
Thanksgiving

USA (all schools)
02-Jan-12 16-Jan-12 28-May-12 04-Jul-12 03-Sep-12 22-Nov-12 23-Nov-12 25-Dec-12 26-Dec-12 New Year Martin Luther King Day Memorial Day Independence Day Labour Day Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Christmas Holiday Christmas Holiday

USA (additional)
Northeastern University 20-Feb-12 Presidents’ Day 16-Apr-12 Patriots’ Day 08-Oct-12 Columbus Day 12-Nov-12 Veterans Day Santa Barbara City College 17-Feb-12 Presidents’ Day 20-Feb-12 Presidents’ Day 12-Nov-12 Veterans Day

Canada
02-Jan-12 20-Feb-12 06-Apr-12 21-May-12 02-Jul-12 06-Aug-12 03-Sep-12 08-Oct-12 12-Nov-12 25-Dec-12 26-Dec-12 New Year Family Day (Toronto) Good Friday Victoria Day Canada Day BC Day (Vancouver) Civic Holiday (Toronto) Labour Day Thanksgiving Remembrance Day (Vancouver) Christmas Holiday Boxing Day Holiday

US Christmas and New Year Closures: Closed from 24th December 2012. Open again on January 2nd 2013.

UK and Ireland
St Patrick's Day

England
02-Jan-12 06-Apr-12 09-Apr-12 07-May-12 04-Jun-12 05-Jun-12 27-Aug-12 25-Dec-12 26-Dec-12 New Year Good Friday Easter Monday May Holiday Spring Bank Holiday Queen’s Diamond Jubilee August Holiday Christmas Holiday Boxing Day Holiday

Scotland
02-Jan-12 06-Apr-12 09-Apr-12 07-May-12 04-Jun-12 05-Jun-12 25-Dec-12 26-Dec-12 New Year Good Friday Easter Monday May Holiday Spring Bank Holiday Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Christmas Holiday Boxing Day Holiday

Ireland
02-Jan-12 19-Mar-12 06-Apr-12 09-Apr-12 07-May-12 04-Jun-12 06-Aug-12 29-Oct-12 25-Dec-12 26-Dec-12 New Year St. Patrick’s Day Good Friday Easter Monday May Holiday June Holiday August Holiday Halloween Christmas Holiday St. Stephen’s Day

UK and Ireland Christmas and New Year Closures: Closed from December 24th 2012. Open again on January 2nd 2013.

Australia and New Zealand
Australia, NSW
Sydney 02-Jan-12 26-Jan-12 06-Apr-12 09-Apr-12 25-Apr-12 11-Jun-12 06-Aug-12 01-Oct-12 25-Dec-12 26-Dec-12 New Year Australia Day Good Friday Easter Monday ANZAC Day Queen’s Birthday Bank Holiday Labour Day Christmas Holiday Boxing Day Holiday

Australia, WA
Perth 02-Jan-12 26-Jan-12 05-Mar-12 06-Apr-12 09-Apr-12 25-Apr-12 04-Jun-12 01-Oct-12 25-Dec-12 26-Dec-12 New Year Australia Day Labour Day Good Friday Easter Monday ANZAC Day Foundation Day Queen’s Birthday Christmas Holiday Boxing Day Holiday

Australia, QLD
Brisbane & Cairns 02-Jan-12 New Year 26-Jan-12 Australia Day 06-Apr-12 Good Friday 09-Apr-12 Easter Monday 25-Apr-12 ANZAC Day 07-May-12 Labour Day 11-Jun-12 Queen’s Birthday 20-Jul-12 Cairns Show Day (Cairns only) 15-Aug-12 Royal Qld Show (Brisbane only) 25-Dec-12 Christmas Holiday 26-Dec-12 Boxing Day Holiday

New Zealand, Auckland
02-Jan-12 03-Jan-12 30-Jan-12 06-Feb-12 06-Apr-12 09-Apr-12 25-Apr-12 04-Jun-12 22-Oct-12 25-Dec-12 26-Dec-12 New Year New Year Auckland Day Waitangi Day Good Friday Easter Monday ANZAC Day Queen’s Birthday Labour Day Christmas Holiday Boxing Day Holiday

Christmas and New Year Closures: Australia: Closed from December 24th 2012. Open again on January 2nd 2013. New Zealand: Closed from December 24th 2012. Open again on January 7th 2013.

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Terms and Conditions
APPLICATION PROCESS 1. Application: Please send the signed enrolment form on page 71 to your Kaplan representative with the enrolment fee and, if applicable, the courier fee. Students over 18 must sign the enrolment form to say that they have read and agree with these terms and conditions. The parents of students under 18 must read and also sign the enrolment form on their behalf. Your privacy is important to us. Please note that by submitting your personal data to us, you are accepting the terms described in our privacy policy, which can be found at: www.kaplaninternational.com/privacy/ Please note that different terms and conditions apply to our Live Online courses and these can be found at www.kaplaninternational.com/liveonline 2. Payment deadline: All course fees must be paid in full no later than 30 days before the course starts. If a booking is made less than 30 days before the course starts, the fees are immediately payable. If payment in full has not been received, you will not be allowed to start your course. 3. Visa information: It is the responsibility of the student to arrange all applicable travel permits or visas and to have a valid passport and leave to remain for the whole period of study. The student may be asked to make payment in full prior to the issuing of any of the visa documentation referred to below: UK: If your application is successful, we will provide a Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (Tier 4 GSV and CSV applicants only). Tier 4 applicants must take a Secure English Language Test (SELT) to establish their level of English before they apply for their visa. Students whose level of English is lower than intermediate should use the Student Visitor route SVV or ESVV. See the following website for further details: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/studyingintheuk/ Ireland/Canada: We will provide you with an invitation letter to assist you with your visa application. USA: Once we have received your application, we will send a Proof of Funds form, which must be completed in order for Kaplan to issue you a Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20), which is required in order to apply for a student visa at the US Consulate. Australia: Visa application forms (Confirmation of Enrolment) may not be issued by the school until full payment has been received and the enrolment agreement has been signed and returned. The enrolment agreement includes reference to the pre-departure and grievance procedures information and can be found on our website: www.kaplaninternational.com New Zealand: In accordance with government regulations, visa support (Fees Receipt) is only issued by Kaplan when full payment has been received. Full details of visa and permit requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying, and reporting requirements are available through the New Zealand Immigration Service and can be viewed on their website at: http://www.immigration.govt.nz 4. Courier fees: If you enrol on a course in the USA less than 30 days before the course start date, a courier fee of USD50 will be charged to cover the expedition of visa documentation. If you enrol more than 30 days before the course start date, documentation will be sent by normal postal service, unless you request and pay for the courier service. In all other countries, a courier service is available on request at: GBP35, EUR55, CAD75, AUD75, NZD85. 5. Travel and medical insurance: Travel and medical insurance is compulsory at all Kaplan schools for the duration of your stay regardless of your course length or course/visa type. Kaplan can recommend a travel and medical insurance plan. Details of what this covers are available from your Kaplan representative. You are responsible for the belongings which you bring with you to Kaplan schools or accommodation and for taking out insurance for your own possessions. You are required to show proof of medical insurance at the school when you arrive. You will not be allowed to commence a course until you have obtained satisfactory medical insurance. Australia: The Australian government requires all students on Student Visas to join the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) scheme, a health insurance plan for overseas students in Australia. Payment of AUD 40/month for compulsory OSHC for the duration of the student’s visa must be made before a visa can be issued. New Zealand: Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand. If you receive medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable for the full costs of that treatment. Full details on entitlements to publicly funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health and can be viewed on their website at http://www.moh.govt.nz. In addition, The Accident Compensation Corporation provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens, residents and temporary visitors to New Zealand, but you may still be liable for all other medical and related costs. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at http://www.acc.co.nz. Please note that Kaplan’s recommended travel and medical insurance must be booked for a minimum of 4 weeks. 6. Health declaration: Students must report on their application any mental or physical illness, allergy, disability or condition that may interfere with their ability to successfully complete their programme, that may impact the health and well-being of any other student, host or staff member, that may require monitoring, treatment or emergency intervention of any kind during the student’s anticipated period of enrolment, or that may require special accommodations. Kaplan reserves the right to reject an applicant or terminate a student’s enrolment in the programme if the student’s continued participation represents a risk to their health and safety or to the health and safety of other students or staff, or if, notwithstanding reasonable accommodations, in the opinion of Kaplan, the student’s physical or mental condition makes the student unable or unlikely to successfully complete their programme. Refunds in such circumstances are at the discretion of Kaplan. USA: Some schools located on university campuses require students to provide a Health Declaration and Immunization form. 7. Tuition fees: Tuition fees include lessons, orientation meeting, use of computer room and internet, placement and progress testing and a Kaplan certificate on completion of the course. Kaplan reserves the right to withhold the granting of a certificate attained by a student if tuition fees or any other fees remain outstanding, or other conditions are not met. 8. Additional services: Any additional services (transfers, travel, laundry, telephone costs, excursions, medical costs, special diet, exam fees, change of accommodation and enrolment amendments) are not included in any fees unless specifically stated on a valid invoice. 9. Twin accommodation: At Kaplan’s discretion, students may be required to book single room accommodation instead of twin room accommodation. 10. Under 18 year olds: Kaplan delivers adult courses (except for programmes advertised as being for juniors or young learners). Therefore, students aged 16 and 17 are advised that they will be attending classes with students aged 18 and over. Under 18 year olds may be required to pay a guardian fee, provide custodianship documents, live in Kaplan-approved accommodation, book Kaplan’s airport transfer service (these are compulsory in Australia and New Zealand) and purchase Kaplan medical insurance. All students under 18 must provide a signed Minor Authorisation form prior to arrival, and for Canada they must also provide a signed Health Declaration and excursion waiver form. UK/Ireland: The British and Irish governments require all students under 18 to submit a Waiver form and an Authorisation of Emergency Medical Treatment form which will be provided at the time of booking. TERMS AND CONDITIONS 1. Rules and regulations: Students’ arrangements with Kaplan are governed by the law of the country where the particular school attended is located. 2. Arrivals and departures: All accommodation is booked from the Saturday or Sunday before the course start date until the Saturday morning after the course end date, unless otherwise advised. A partial week may be counted as 1 week’s accommodation. Students arriving between 22:30 – 6:00 may be asked to book alternative accommodation in a hotel on their first night due to late/early arrival at accommodation. 3. Late arrivals, vacations and absences: If you begin your enrolment late or are absent during your course, no refund will be made for the time missed. Periods of absence cannot be made up with a free extension of the course. Vacation dates are pre-built into the Academic Year and Academic Semester programmes and students cannot make changes to these dates. Breaks taken at other times will be marked as periods of absence. For other courses, granting of any session breaks after the course has started will be at the discretion of individual schools and may incur a change fee or be marked as a period of absence. 4. Meals and classes missed: No refunds or substitutions will be made for meals or classes missed due to exams, excursions, internships, first day orientation or other obligations that fall outside the normal schedule. 5. Public holidays: Classes are normally not held and most school facilities are closed on public holidays. All published course start dates fall on a Monday. If the Monday is a public holiday, the start date will fall on a Tuesday. Compensation will not be made for classes not offered on public holidays. 6. Campus facilities: Students attending a Kaplan school at a university or college campus location are advised that campus facilities may not be available during campus holidays. Further details are available from the Kaplan booking office. 7. Change fees: A minimum of 4 weeks’ notice is required for any change. If you request a change of school location, course dates, accommodation or programme type after your course has started, you will be charged a change fee of GBP60, EUR85, USD100, CAD100, AUD75, NZD75 which is payable at the time the request is made. Kaplan is not obliged to fulfill any change request. Academic Year or Academic Semester students cannot transfer to a different Kaplan school during term time. If changing to a location where fees are lower, the difference in fees will not be refunded. If changing to a more expensive location or programme, the difference in fees will be charged. All changes are subject to Kaplan’s discretion and require approval of the Programme Director. You will not be charged a change fee if you extend your course, but late homestay extensions in Canada may require a re-placement fee of CAD100. It is the responsibility of the student to pay for any course or accommodation extensions. Any change of tuition resulting in a reduction in lessons will be treated as a termination of the existing booking and rebooking, and will thus be subject to the standard terms & conditions governing terminations (see ‘Termination Policy’). 8. Duration of lessons: All English lessons are 45 minutes in duration unless otherwise stated. Courses run from Monday to Friday and lessons are scheduled in the morning or the afternoon. Further details are available from the Kaplan booking office. 9. Substitution policy: If, after the placement test taken on arrival at the school, a student is found to be at a level which is not appropriate for their booked course, the school reserves the right to place the student in an appropriate level class, which may have fewer lessons and a different curriculum. Students who do not have the ability to follow any course on offer may be required to terminate their studies with Kaplan. We also reserve the right to cancel courses at short notice due to insufficient demand. 10. Programme changes: Kaplan has the right to change course dates, course curricula, tutors, locations and programmes at any time at its discretion. However, in cases where the course is rescheduled prior to the start of the first course and the new date is unacceptable to the student, all fees will be refunded. 11. Prices: Kaplan has the right to change prices due to tax increases, governmental actions or other events beyond Kaplan’s control. Prices are valid for courses starting in 2012. 12. Books and learning materials: All books and learning materials will be made available to students during their course. A book deposit (GBP25, EUR35, USD40) may be charged at the beginning of the course. This will be refunded at the end of the course, if the books are returned in good condition. Some specialised courses may require the purchase of books. In Canada, New Zealand and Australia a materials fee is charged to students to cover the cost of such items. 13. Residential housing deposit: A refundable housing deposit of up to GBP250, EUR200, USD500, CAD600, NZD250-500 or AUD250 may be charged on arrival to students taking residential accommodation in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. The deposit is returned unless there is damage, loss or extra cleaning to be paid for on the student’s departure. In some cases the deposit may be non-refundable if the booking is cancelled. 14. Expulsion/Suspension: Any student who commits a criminal offence, violates the student conduct code or school policy, has, in Kaplan’s opinion, a poor attendance record (whether or not such attendance is in breach of any visa attendance requirements) or fails to pay an amount he or she is directly or indirectly liable to pay Kaplan in order to undertake the course, may be expelled or suspended. No refund will be given and the immigration authorities will be informed. (Western Australia: no refund for first 20 weeks of course, refund of 40% for subsequent 20 weeks and full refund thereafter.) Student Code of Conduct: You agree to abide by the student conduct rules and other policies while attending Kaplan. As part of Kaplan’s commitment to our students’ success, we seek to provide an optimal learning environment and expect students to conduct themselves in a manner that is considerate of those around them. Inappropriate conduct includes but is not limited to: (1) disruptions to the learning environment (i.e. use of profanity, harassment, mobile phone use in classrooms, etc); (2) deliberate destruction, misuse, or theft of Kaplan property or the property of fellow classmates; (3) violence or threats of violence towards persons or property of students or Kaplan staff; (4) improper use of email or Internet access; and (5) failure to comply with local copyright or criminal laws forbidding the misappropriation, copying or alteration of copyright-protected materials. 15. Liability: The liability of Kaplan, its group companies, their directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents and partners with respect to losses arising from negligence (except where such liability cannot be excluded as a matter of law), breach

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of contract or otherwise will be limited in all circumstances to the full amount paid to Kaplan or the relevant Kaplan group company by the relevant student for the particular programme. Such companies and persons will in no circumstances have any liability for indirect or consequential losses or damages. 16. Force majeure: Kaplan will not be liable in cases where Kaplan is unable to fulfil any services to which they are contractually bound because of fire, natural disaster, act of government, failure of suppliers or subcontractors, labour disputes or other reasons which are beyond Kaplan’s control. 17. Codes of practice: Kaplan has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the New Zealand Minister of Education and by the Australian National Code of Practice 2007 and the Educational Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (ESOS Act 2000). Information on these Codes is available on request from Kaplan or from www.minedu.govt.nz and www.aei.gov.au/AEI/ESOS 18. Australia: Aspect Education Sydney Pty Ltd, WELS (Australia) Pty Ltd, Aspect ILA Perth Pty Ltd, Access Learning Institutes Pty Ltd and Kaplan Aspect Cairns Pty Ltd are trading as and referred to as Kaplan International College Sydney City, Kaplan International College Sydney Manly, Kaplan International College Perth, Kaplan International College Brisbane and Kaplan International College Cairns. Agreement to the Kaplan Terms and Conditions does not remove the student’s right to take further action under Australia’s consumer protection laws, or their right to pursue other legal remedies under Australian law. All additional information and documents can be found on the Kaplan website: www.kaplaninternational.com 19. Student Visa Australia/UK/USA/New Zealand: Student visa holders are required to provide Kaplan with a current residential address and telephone number at all times, maintain satisfactory academic progress and attend a minimum of 80% of their course (in Australia/USA/New Zealand; 85% in New York). In the UK if ten contact days are missed the student will be outside the terms of their visa and will be reported to the UK Border Agency. Students who fail to show up for their enrolment or with less than 80% attendance (in Australia/USA/New Zealand; 85% in New York) or who miss ten days (UK) will be reported to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) in Australia, The Border Agency in the UK, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in the USA or to New Zealand Immigration Services. Information collected by Kaplan which personally identifies a student and information regarding a student’s course progress may be shared with the Australian State and Federal or British government, designated authorities, the Tuition Assurance Scheme (Australia), students’ parents, Kaplan staff and representatives and the ESOS Assurance Fund Manager (Australia). This information may include personal and contact details, course enrolment details and changes, and circumstances of any suspected breach by the student of any visa condition. Any school-aged dependents accompanying overseas students to Australia will be required to pay full fees if they are enrolled in either a government or non-government school. REFUND POLICY Refunds will be made via the Kaplan representative to whom the fees were originally paid, or to the student’s bank account in the same country in which the fees were originally paid. All refunds will be made within 45 days of written notification. In the event of Kaplan cancelling or terminating a course, a full refund of all unused fees will be made. Australia: Refunds will be paid within 14 working days of written notification. In accordance with sections 27-31 of ESOS Act 2000, providing the student has not withdrawn before the default day, Kaplan will pay a full refund to the student within 14 days if the course being offered does not commence on the agreed starting day; or the course stops being provided at any time after it starts and before it is completed; or the course is not provided in full to the student because a sanction has been imposed on the college. This agreement, and the availability of complaints and appeals process, does not remove the right of the student to take action under Australia’s customer protection laws. Canada: A refund will be made less all nonrefundable service charges (airport transfer, courier fees, enrolment fees, medical insurance, accommodation placement fee, administrative fee, etc.) and a CAD100 change fee. CANCELLATION/POSTPONEMENT POLICY ‘Cancellation’ means cancelling a course before the start date of the first course you are attending. Except as provided below for US, New Zealand and the UK, in all other cases where cancellations are made in writing 7 days or more before the arrival date listed on the booking confirmation form, or on written notification of a visa rejection and receipt of relevant supporting documentation, 100% of the tuition and accommodation fees will be refunded, but in all cases, the courier fee, accommodation placement fee (if utilised), enrolment fee (refundable in New Zealand) and any other service charges are nonrefundable. For cancellations and postponements made less than 7 days before the arrival date listed on the booking confirmation form including failure to show up, tuition and accommodation fees will be refunded less one week’s accommodation fee (two weeks’

accommodation fee for hostels and apartments in Australia) and a tuition fee of EUR150, USD200, CAD200, AUD240. In all cases, the courier fee, enrolment fee, accommodation placement fee, medical insurance and any other service charges are nonrefundable. In all cases where a visa or visa support documentation has been issued, the relevant immigration authorities will be informed. US: ‘Cancellation’ refers to the period up to the start date of the first course you are attending. Cancellations must be made in writing and in these cases, providing the student never attends, 100% of the tuition and accommodation fees will be refunded, less any actual housing costs incurred; in all cases, the courier fee, accommodation placement fee (if utilized), enrolment fee and any other service charges (eg. Airport transfer fee, medical insurance, campus fee, etc) are non-refundable up to a maximum charge of USD $500. Cancellations made prior to the course start date but after arrival in the US on a Kaplan-issued Form I-20, will result in forfeiture of tuition, and any associated accommodation fees, equal to the first 4 weeks for courses between 1-11 weeks and the first 6 weeks for courses 12 weeks or longer. New Zealand: Tuition (in accordance with the NZQA and Kaplan refund policy): - Courses of 13 weeks or longer: cancellations or terminations made prior to or within the first 10 working days of the course will be refunded in full, less 25%. After the first10 working days no refunds will be given. - Courses of 5-12 weeks: cancellations or terminations made prior to or within the first 5 days of the course will be refunded in full, less 25%. After the first 5 days no refunds will be given. - Courses of under 5 weeks: cancellations or terminations made prior to or within the first 2 days of the course will be refunded in full, less 50%. After the first 2 days no refunds will be given. Students who withdraw before the course commences will also be subject to the above criteria. UK: Visa students: once a CAS number has been issued confirming full time status, no refunds or course cancellations are permissible other than in the instance of visa refusal and subject to meeting the following criteria: the amounts paid will be refunded, less an administration charge of GBP £150 (inc. VAT) (plus any courier and transfer charges) on production of the following documents: (1) an agent certified copy of the visa refusal letter (GV51), (2) an agent certified copy of the student’s passport showing both a photograph and signature; (3) where the payor was not the student, an original authority letter from the student authorising the repayment to the payor and (4) where the student is already in the UK, evidence satisfactory to Kaplan that the student has left the UK. Refunds will only be made under this paragraph if requested in writing with the necessary supporting documents within four weeks after the commencement of the course (published date). In circumstances where an application is refused by UKBA on the grounds of fraudulent documentation or other irregularities, no refunds will be granted in respect of monies paid. Where students are studying on a Student Visitor Visa or a Child Visitor Visa, no refund will be given where the cancellation is received less than 7 days before the programme commencement date. For cancellations which are received 7 days or more before the programme commencement date, 100% of the tuition and accommodation fees will be refunded, but the courier fee, accommodation placement fee and any other service charges will be nonrefundable. TERMINATION POLICY ‘Termination’ means stopping or leaving all or part of the course or courses booked, including extensions, once the first course has started. When determining the number of weeks completed, a partial week will be counted as a whole week, provided the student was present at least one day during the scheduled week. Used weeks of discounted tuition and accommodation packages will be charged at the full brochure weekly rate when any refund is calculated. In all cases additional service charges (eg. airport transfers, courier fees, enrolment fees, medical insurance, accommodation placement fee, etc.) are non-refundable and written notification of termination must be given to the school Principal or Director. Students who terminate their programme may not be eligible to receive a Kaplan certificate. Tuition Tuition: UK, Ireland, and Australia: No refunds will be made for tuition. Tuition fees are non-transferable to other students. Tuition: Canada: Students wishing to terminate must give 4 weeks’ notice to the School Director. The refund will be calculated as below according to the percentage of the course completed including the notice period: - after up to 10% of the programme has been completed: 50% refund of unused tuition fees - after 11-29% of the programme has been completed: 30% refund of unused tuition fees - after 30% or more of the programme has completed: 0% refund of unused tuition fees Tuition: USA: For all English programme terminations, students must give written notification to the School Director to avoid tuition penalty. In all cases, the first 4 weeks of tuition shall be forfeited.

Subsequent to the notification requirement, the following conditions apply: For all English courses between 1-19 weeks courses, the first 4 weeks shall be forfeited and refunds will be calculated as follows for terminations made: - during the first week: 75% of the remaining unused tuition fees - during the second week: 50% of the remaining unused tuition fees - during the third week: 25% of the remaining unused tuition fees - during or after the fourth week: no refund For Academic Semester, Academic Year and all English courses of 20 weeks or more, the first 4 weeks shall be forfeited and refunds will be calculated as follows for terminations made: - during the first week and up to halfway through the course: 90% of the unused tuition - after 50% of the course has been completed: no refund For all Test Preparation courses, including GRE®, GMAT®, CAE, and TAE, refunds will be calculated, as follows for terminations made: - after 1 training session* but before 2 training sessions*, 75% of tuition paid (less shipping fee) - after 2 training sessions* but before 3 training sessions*, 50% of tuition paid (less shipping fee) - after completing 3 training sessions*, no refund *Due to the wide selection of Kaplan training resources offered, a training session is defined as any of the following: 1) one class (teaching session or proctored exam); 2) one visit to the in-centre training library; 3) use of online training resources (workshops, quizzes etc); 4) one tutoring or consulting session; 5) use of the homestudy materials. Tuition: New Zealand: The same conditions apply on termination as to cancellations. See cancellation policy above. In all cases where a student terminates his or her studies the relevant immigration authorities will be informed. Accommodation Accommodation: UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand: Students must give 4 weeks’ notice (or 8 weeks’ notice for discounted accommodation packages) in writing to the School Director/Principal. A refund will be made of the unused accommodation fee less the applicable notice period and the applicable change fee. For terminations made after 50% of the booking has been completed, no refund will be given, except in Canada, New Zealand and Australia. PARTNER SCHOOL Special conditions apply to our Partner School in Malta: Cancellations must be made at least 14 days before the first course start date for a full refund of accommodation and tuition fees. For late cancellations made less than 14 days before the course start date, a refund will be made less one week’s accommodation and tuition fees. No fees will be refunded if a programme is terminated after the start date of the course. GENERAL These Terms and Conditions may differ according to any changes in the policy made by the accrediting body or government where the school is located. You will be notified at the time of booking of any such amendments. Any dispute, claim or other matter arising will be subject to the current laws in the destination country. In these Terms and Conditions, Kaplan refers to all Kaplan International group schools including Kaplan International Colleges, Kaplan International Centers and Kaplan PLI.

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Kaplan representative information Partner name/Contact person E-mail Telephone Country Fax For all partner bookings, please confirm who will be responsible for the total payment of this booking by selecting an option below Partner Partner signature: Student information Family name Date of birth (d/m/y) Nationality Full address Postal code Telephone (home/mobile) Language level Country E-mail Type of visa (if applicable) Passport number First name(s) Country of birth Mother tongue City Male Female Student Partner and Student (please give details including amounts):

Name and surname of legal guardian if student is under 18 years of age Permanent address of legal guardian if student is under 18 years of age Home telephone number of legal guardian if student is under 18 years of age College/Center and Course information 1) College/Center name Start date 2) College/Center name Start date Course name* Number of weeks Course name* Number of weeks Yes No

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*Please check the college or center page and make sure your chosen course is offered at the college or center you have selected Accommodation Check-in date (d/m/y) Check-out date (d/m/y) Yes No Do you smoke? Yes No

Do you have any special requests (eg. medical requirements, allergies, special diet, no cats/dogs)? If yes, please specify: 1st Choice (please give your preferred choice of accommodation here) Room type Accommodation type Accommodation name: Homestay supplements (only where advertised - not available in USA) Single room Homestay Twin room Apartment

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Other accommodation supplements may apply, including seasonal supplements during the summer or at Christmas. See price list or speak to a Kaplan representative for details. Additional services Would you like Kaplan Travel and Medical Insurance? Yes Would you like an airport transfer on arrival? I would also like to book the following services Payment At this time, I wish to pay: the enrolment fee the full fees I am sponsored by: No (If not, you will need to organise your own medical insurance) Yes No On departure? Yes No (Please send flight details to your Kaplan representative)

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Worldwide accreditation and memberships
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UK Kaplan International Colleges listed in this brochure are accredited by the British Council. UK Kaplan International Colleges listed in this brochure are members of ENGLISH UK. Kaplan International Colleges in the UK has BAC accreditation for Foundation, Pre-Masters and Diploma programmes.

Kaplan International Centers in the USA are accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training). Kaplan International Centers are members of NAFSA (Association for International Educators). and TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) memberships.

Kaplan International Colleges in Australia are accredited by the National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS).

Kaplan International College Dublin is a member of MEI and recognised by ACELS, the Advisory Council for English Language Schools at the Department of Education and Science for the teaching of English as a Foreign Language.

Kaplan PLI schools in Canada are accredited members of Languages Canada.

Kaplan International Colleges in New Zealand are fully accredited by NZQA. Kaplan International Colleges in New Zealand are members of English NZ.

Kaplan International Colleges in Australia are members of English Australia and ACPET.

Please note that Kaplan’s online programmes are not accredited by the accrediting bodies mentioned above.

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