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Britain’s Elite Universities

LondonOn this 14 day programme you will experience the purest concentration of UK universities and education centres that attract hundreds of thousands of applicants each year.

Each university offers something different, and they represent the top institution’s of their specialism’s in the world. You can enjoy this experience while seeing the sites that make the UK famous, and come away with a clear indication of the benefits western universities can offer for your future.

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Essentials

Our programmes are 100% fully inclusive of all meals and accommodation for the very best value.

  • Accommodation including Homestay options (where noted)
  • Dedicated 24-Hour Tour Manager
  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (unless otherwise noted)
  • All entrance tickets
  • Transfers

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrive in London

    • Arrival into London airport.
    • On arrival, be greeted by your Delegation Manager at the airport, who will be escorting you through England for the duration of the program.
    • Transfer by coach to a University student residence.
    • Dinner to be served at a local restaurant.
    • London area University residential accommodation.
  • Day 2 - London

    • Breakfast to be served at your accommodation.
    • Meet with the University of Greenwich Student Union and visit the main campus, located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
    • Lunch in a typical city location.
    • Visit Greenwich Royal Observatory; climb to the very top and stand on the Prime Meridian of the World.
    • Dinner in a typical city location.
    • London area University residential accommodation.
  • Day 3 - London

    • Breakfast to be served at your accommodation.
    • Meet with the Imperial College Student Union. Your guides will take you on a tour of the campus and explain what life is like at this prestigious university, and show you the famous Queen's Tower.
    • Lunch in a typical city location.
    • Visit HM The Queen's royal residence, Windsor Castle, originally built in the 11th century, and has been used by the British monarchy since. You will receive Chinese audio guides that will allow you to experience the vast history of this Norman castle.
    • 1 hour guided tour in Eton College, one of the best schools in the world that has educated nineteen British Prime Ministers as well as royalty.
    • Dinner.
    • London area University residential accommodation.
  • Day 4 - London

    • Breakfast to be served at your accommodation.
    • Take a tour of the London School of Economics main campus. LSE is among the world's most selective universities, and ranked third in the UK. It's graduates demand the highest starting salaries in the UK and has produced 16 Nobel Prize winners and 37 world leaders.
    • Lunch in a typical city location.
    • Spend the afternoon in London and see the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, The National Gallery and many more of the sites that make London internationally renowned.
    • Dinner in a typical city location.
    • London area University residential accommodation.
  • Day 5 - Cambridge

    • Breakfast to be served at your accommodation.
    • 2 hour Guided tour in Cambridge, photo stops at Trinity College, Queens' College, Clare College, XU Zhimo's poem monument, apple tree of Newton, the monument of Henry VIII
    • Punting in Cambridge
    • Lunch
    • Visit King's College Cambridge, free time in Cambridge
    • Dinner
    • Nottingham area residential or hotel accommodation
  • Day 6 - Nottingham

    • Breakfast to be served at your accommodation.
    • Transfer to Nottingham, home to the infamous Robin Hood.
    • Half day visit to University of Nottingham, critically acclaimed as the most beautiful university in the country.
    • Lunch.
    • Transfer to York and enjoy an orientation of the city centre. Take in the rich heritage that has provided the backdrop to major political events throughout much of its two millennia of existence.
    • Photo stop at York Minster, one of the largest cathedrals of it's kind in Europe, and is the seat of the second-highest office of the Church of England.
    • Dinner.
    • York area residential or hotel accommodation.
  • Day 7 - Durham

    • Breakfast to be served at your accommodation.
    • Visit University of Durham, whose home has been within the 11th Century Norman castle since 1832.
    • Photo stop at Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle.
    • Lunch.
    • Half day orientation tour of Newcastle,
    • Visit Sage Gateshead and take a tour of the cities leading centre for musical education located in this modern conference centre.
    • Dinner.
    • Durham area residential or hotel accommodation.
  • Day 8 - Edinburgh

    • Breakfast to be served at your accommodation.
    • Visit Dundee University campus, an internationally recognised centre for research.
    • Lunch.
    • Half day orientation tour of Edinburgh to include views of the Georgian New Town, Hollywood Palace, the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle.
    • Dinner.
    • Edinburgh area residential or hotel accommodation.
  • Day 9 - St. Andrews

    • Breakfast to be served at your accommodation.
    • Transfer to St. Andrews, the home of golf and the prestigious University of St. Andrews.
    • Visit the University of St. Andrews, the oldest University in Scotland and the third oldest in the English speaking world. As well as being at the forefront of higher education, this university is also where Prince William and Kate Middleton met as students.
    • Lunch.
    • View the 18th hole on St. Andrews Ancient Course, home to The Open Championships, and where the 'Rules of Golf' and officially revised.
    • Enjoy an hour golf class in Elmwood.
    • Dinner.
    • St. Andrews area residential or hotel accommodation.
  • Day 10 - Lake District

    • Breakfast to be served at your accommodation.
    • Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Windermere, the largest natural lake in England and one of the countries most popular attractions since the arrival of the railway in 1847.
    • Lunch.
    • Cruise along the breadth of Lake Windermere in your lake cruise.
    • Dinner.
    • Lake District area 3* hotel accommodation.
  • Day 11 - Warwick

    • Breakfast to be served at your accommodation.
    • Transfer to Warwick by coach.
    • Lunch.
    • Visit Warwick University, primarily located on a 290 hectare campus, with almost 23,000 students, and consistently ranks within the top 10 UK universities for higher education.
    • Visit the medieval Warwick Castle, refortified in the 14th century during the Hundred Years War, and is now one of the most recognisable examples of medieval military architecture.
    • Dinner.
    • Warwick area residential or hotel accommodation.
  • Day 12 - Oxford

    • Breakfast to be served at your accommodation.
    • Visit to the University of Oxford, one of the top and oldest universities in the world.
    • Gain access to Christ Church College to see the church and dining room, used as the Great Hall in the Harry Potter films, and decorated with portraits of famous alumni.
    • Lunch.
    • Enjoy the experience of punting in Oxford, a traditional English past time.
    • Dinner.
    • Oxford area residential or hotel accommodation.
  • Day 13 - London

    • Breakfast to be served at your accommodation.
    • Glide through the London skies on the EDF London Eye and enjoy panoramic views of the countries capital.
    • Visit the Tower of London, home to the Crown Jewels and their guardians, the Beefeaters.
    • Lunch.
    • Visit one of the largest museums in the world at The British Museum, and enjoy a self guided tour with Chinese audio guides.
    • Dinner to be served in Chinatown London.
    • London area 3* hotel accommodation.
  • Day 14 - Depart

    • Breakfast to be served at your accommodation.
    • Transfer to the airport.
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