Groups Studying In Ireland

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International students make an educational and cultural trip to Ireland

For the past 4 summers Equinox Education Services designed and ran a tailor made academic short term programs for Junior & Senior High school groups in Kilkenny and Carlow ( Ireland ).

Students from 13 to 17 came with their  teachers to the medieval city of Kilkenny and undertook a program that ran for 3 weeks during the summer.

During the program the students learnt English as well as a variety of educational and cultural activities. Students stayed with local host families and were joined in classes each day by local students who acted as conversational partners or “Buddies”.

We had students from Spain , France , Germany , Saudi Arabia  Japan on the program.

During their visit the students had the opportunity to visit Dublin, Waterford, Newgrange, Knowth, Kilkenny Castle as well as experience local sport and cultural highlights. In addition some students went on local radio to talk about their experience in Ireland.

When it came time to leave there were many tears and quite a few of the visitors are interested in returning to Ireland to study long term while all students expressed an interest to visit again.

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A Typical day in the program:

  • 08:00 : Breakfast with Host Family
  • 09:00 : Arrive at School for Classes
  • 09:00 – 11:00 English Class ( TOEIC Preparation )
  • 11:00 – 11:30 – Break
  • 11:30 – 13:00 Class about Irish Culture   ( Joined by Irish Students )
  • 13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch on Campus
  • 14:00 – 16:00 – Activities like Sports, Guest Speakers & Cultural Visits
  • 16:00 : Evening – Free Time with Host Family

Equinox Education Services can arrange

  • Tailor made programs
  • Domestic Transportation
  • Full sports and Activity Program
  • Buddy Class with Irish Students
  • Fully Qualified Teachers
  • Guest Speakers
  • Special Exam Pre classes ( IELTS , TOEIC , TOFEL etc …… )
  • Full board Homestay accommodation with local families
  • Unique experiences through our Tailor-made programs
  • Sister School links with Irish Schools
  • Interaction with local organisations

Let us help you!

If you are interested in studying abroad then why not let Equinox Education Services give you complimentary expert advise to make your dream trip a reality. Go to our trip builder pageto let us know how we can help you!