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‘My experience at Hilderstone College’ by Mats from Switzerland

Mats recently completed his course here at Hilderstone, but then continued to study online with us when he returned to Switzerland. Here’s what he has to say about his Hilderstone Experience! When I realized that it would be good to improve my English, I made the decision to travel to England and to study there. […]

Broadstairs and Thanet in pictures by local residents

We asked local residents to send us their favourite photos of the local area. We were inundated with pictures! Clearly Thanet residents are extremely proud of where they live, and rightly so. Here are just a selection. Thank you to everyone who contributed! If you have studied with us before, do you have any photos […]

‘An awesome online learning space’

One of our recent university course students, Nadia, kindly wrote to us about how much she enjoyed her course. Here’s what she had to say! After a whole semester of online teaching at my home university, I was a bit tired of it, and therefore sceptical if I could manage to survive three more weeks […]

Social programme still active – and safe!

We are still open at Hilderstone College, and while the safety of our students and staff is our priority, it’s also important to us that our students have an active social programme – both those in the college and those studying online! Our team have been working hard to create interesting activities, while maintaining safe […]

‘An outstanding language school’ – online course review

We were delighted to receive this wonderful review from Victoria from Germany, who recently studied online with us. Thank you, Victoria, and we wish you the best of luck with your future studies! From July 20th to 7th August 2020 I was lucky to attend an Online Intensive English Language Course at Advanced Level for University Students […]

Online courses a huge success

Our online courses have been running for several months now, and we are delighted to report that they are going from strength to strength! Here are just some of the amazing comments from our online students: ‘I really enjoyed the lessons; they were well-structured and I learned a lot. I think I really improved my […]

We’re open!

After months of closure due to Covid-19, we are absolutely delighted to have opened our doors this week to our first in-house students since lockdown! Of course we have been active online for many weeks, and the response to our online courses has been wonderful. The tutors are also really enjoying these classes, and we […]

Hilderstone College to re-open after lockdown

At last, we have positive news. We aim to re-open the College for face-to-face courses from 7th September.   We are receiving enquiries for September 2020 and so, we would like to make 7th September our date to look forward to, and we wish to assure everyone that precautions will be put in place to help protect the health and safety of all students, hosts, staff and […]

I WISH……

One of our online students, Beyza from Turkey, has written her ‘wishlist’ as an English project. Here it is! Do you share some of Beyza’s wishes? I wish I was in Lake Louise. I would like to be alone and I would listen to the music I love. Maybe I would read poetry/poems. I wish […]

FORMER STUDENT HAS BOOK SUCCESS

We are very proud that one of our former students, Dr. Zahra Tavassoli Zea, has published her first book, ‘Balzac Reframed: The Classical and Modern Faces of Éric Rohmer and Jacques Rivette’. Zahra studied here in 2011 and later obtained a PhD in History and Philosophy of Art from the University of Kent in Canterbury. […]