Established in 1985, LSI / IH Portsmouth is thenumber 1 English language centre in the UK, according to the EL Gazette rankings based on British Council inspectors’ publishable statements.
Academic Excellence and Exam Preparation:we offer intensive preparation courses and are a test centre for Cambridge, IELTS and OET.We are one of very few Premium Preparation Providers for OET.
Teacher Training:we are a CELTA training centre with full-time and part-time courses.We run CLIL and Methodology courses for overseas teachers.
30+ and Executive courses:we have a separate Executive Training Centre working with clients such as Siemens, Bayer and Renault.With an average age of 45, we also offer small group (maximum 8 / average 5) courses in General English, Business English and Culture on our 30+.
University of Portsmouth:our students can progress directly onto the UoP programmes from our Pre-Sessional courses – as well as other UK universities. LSI students can also use the university facilities!
Quality Accommodation:Standard and executive homestays plus self-catering residences within walking distance.
Fantastic Facilities:55 comfortable classrooms, two student lounges and a café on the ground floor, Wi-Fi and a Study Centre.
We are an18+adults-only centre.Small class size–maximum 12 /average 9 for General English and Exam Preparation.Excellent nationality mix, welcoming over 30 nationalities each year.
Dedicated Student Services team:we make sure our students are safe, happy and make the most of their time in the UK. Socialactivities every day of the week and an excursion every Saturday.
Portsmouth is a great city:lively– there are around 20,000 university students here and LSI is in the heart of the university area so there are always events going on!Sunny seafront– being an island-city you will enjoy life relaxing on the beach at the weekend or playing sport and having barbecues in the park by the sea.Fascinating history– Explore our maritime past!