Learn English in England at Colchester English Study Centre

Welcome to CESC, the English language centre in Britain's oldest recorded town.

CESC is an English language centre in the beautiful, historic town of Colchester.

CESC is a member of English UK, accredited by the British Council, has undergone educational oversight by the ISI and is a member of IALC.

We offer general English courses at all levels, as well as teacher training and English for professionals

Our courses can provide a quick boost to your language over a short period, or a long-term change in proficiency. View our brochure.

We provide convenient, comfortable accommodation for our students.

Most students stay with local homestay providers within easy walking distance. Our homestay families are regularly reviewed ensuring they meet the high standards we expect from our providers.

Social life and student welfare are a priority at CESC

The Centre welcomes students from all over the world, and provides a wide variety of activities and excursions, in a safe and friendly environment. We will make sure you enjoy your time with us.

International Language Holidays

Rated 7th in EL Gazette's Top 20 Summer Schools in the UK. We run 3 junior summer centres for students aged 12-16, two homestay and one residential. These are located in the countryside near Colchester.

Excellent results from ISI inspection 

In the recent 2013 ISI monitoring inspection earlier in July, CESC was reconfirmed as Grade 1, the highest grade possible in all areas — official confirmation of the Centre's quality.

SPECIAL OFFER - FREE WEEKEND EXCURSION ON MAY/JUNE COURSES

Enrol on a General English course with us between 5 May - 27 June 2014 and receive a FREE weekend excursion for each week booked. Trips include London, Cambridge and Brighton <see more>

CESC is a member of English UK, accredited by the British Council, has undergone educational oversight by the ISI and is a member of IALC.
CESC is a Highly Trusted Sponsor licensed to bring students into the United Kingdom on Tier 4 General Students visas. Licence no KXH7CFC90.