Why choose this centre?

  • 3 half day excursions  to London per week by private coach with late return and dinner out 
  • 3 full day excursions per 2 weeks (Windsor & Castle, Cambridge & Punting & London)
  • Dinner in Planet Hollywood and Hard Rock Cafe included in the package price
  • High-quality single en-suite accommodation on campus
  • Secure campus in safe location within easy reach of London
  • Morning only teaching throughout the summer (max 18 students per class at this campus)


Our summer school is based at the University of Hertfordshire’s College Lane campus in Hatfield, a quiet commuter town 35km north of London. The campus is conveniently located approximately 15 minutes walking distance from the town centre and provides modern facilities in a peaceful and secure environment only 60 minutes by private coach (approx) from central London attractions.

The campus has recently been upgraded to a very high standard. Facilities include high quality residential accommodation (single ensuite), all weather pitches, tennis court, modern common rooms for relaxing and socialising, large bright dining room and modern teaching facilities, all located on an attractively landscaped campus.


  • Single bedrooms with private en-suite bathrooms (built 2013)
  • Apartment style with approximately 6 bedrooms per apartment
  • Shared kitchen/common area in each apartment
  • Key and towel provided
  • Damage deposit of £40

Sports Facilities

  • Several all-weather & 3G pitches 
  • Tennis courts
  • Basketball, 5-a-side football, tennis and other games
  • Indoor sports hall at the nearby De Havilland Campus (in the event of bad weather)

Other Facilities

  • Several modern & comfortable common rooms
  • Pool table and table tennis
  • The Attic disco/bar for evening activities
  • Lecture theatre with large screen for film nights
  • Large, modern dining room
  • Attractively landscaped campus
  • Self-service laundry. Approx £4 for a wash & dry


  • Free wi-fi internet access

Trinity Exam

  • Trinity Exam included in the package price
  • Exam preparation throughout the course

Optional Enterprise English Workshops

  • Optional 3 or 6  hours of Enterprise English per week
  • Workshops cover Job interview skills, CV & cover letter writing, work based role plays & more
  • Enterprise English Workshops take place instead of local visit or sports on campus and are led by teachers
  • Enterprise English workshops must be booked before arrival
  • Open to all students A2 level and above at no additional cost

Drama & Street Dance Workshops

  • Optional 90-minute drama & Street Dance session every week
  • Led by professional facilitators
  • Open to all students at no additional cost

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Transport Facts

Local travel

  • Approximately 15 minutes’ walk to Hatfield Galleria Shopping Centre
  • All visits to London are by private coach. Approximately 60 minutes from the campus direct to London Zone 1


  • London Heathrow (LHR): 45 minutes
  • London Gatwick (LGW): 90 minutes
  • Stansted (STN): 50 minutes
  • Luton (LTN): 40 minutes

Hatfield Centre Profile 2017
Hatfield Centre Profile 2017
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