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Cemre studied with us in 2016. after she got her IELTS, she was able to study a Masters at the University of Greenwich. After her success there , she is now pursuing her professional career in London

I am one of the lucky ones that got the chance to attend the Pre-University and IELTS course that was held in 2016 at Hilderstone College. The training was absolutely superb and I genuinely enjoyed each and every moment of it. The content was extremely informative and incredibly useful. I had attended several stages of […]

Su, a Turkish student who studied IELTS with us in 2017 has written the following about her time in Broadstairs

Hello everyone! I am Çağlasu KÖŞKEROĞLU from Turkey. I attended pre-university / IELTS Preparation course at Hilderstone College for 3 weeks in 2017, before my Master’s journey in UK. I chose this course because I had heard of their high reputation. When I started my IELTS course, I completely realised where this reputation comes from. […]

Short story by Ulrike Eisner

This is a beautiful story written by one of our current German university course students. It’s charming, but has a topical message too. Many thanks to Ulrike for taking the time to write it and share it with us. SHOOTING STARS UNDERNEATH THE CHERRY TREE When Pizza woke up, he was alone. The sky was […]

Teacher Sue’s trip to Russia, January 2019

Recently one of our teachers, Sue, was invited to teach a small group of teenagers in St Petersburg, Russia, on a trip organised by Perspective Language School. Here is Sue’s account of her trip, with some great photos. Hi everyone, my name’s Sue and I am one of the teachers at Hilderstone College. I have […]


We are pleased to announce that the FREE ARRIVAL TRANSFER offer will be extended for courses starting before 31 January 2019. This may be by shuttle bus or by taxi, depending on flight time and which London airport. The promotion will be available for all new individual enrolments on courses starting before 31 January 2019. […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 8th October 2018: Phrasal verbs with UP

Can you put the correct verbs in the gaps in these sentences? 1) Can you buy some more kitchen paper? I’ve ______ it all up. 2) This question is just too difficult – I ______ up! 3) Please can you ______ up your room? It’s a mess! 4) Sam was very late arriving at the […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 01 October 2018: IDIOMS

Can you choose the correct response in each case, from a – h? 1) Don’t tell anyone – it’s a secret!  2) How do you know about his new job? 3) What’s her brother’s name? 4) Did you catch the train? 5) I’ve got some juicy gossip for you! 6) Do you fancy a coffee? […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 24th September 2018: ARTICLES

Put a/an/the/- into each gap. 1) Excuse me! Is there _____ supermarket near here? 2) I’m going to _____ supermarket. Do you want anything? 3) I go to _____ church every Sunday. 4) There’s a concert at _____ church tomorrow evening. 5) I work as _____ teacher. 6) _____ teacher told us to be quiet. […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 17th September 2018: GRAMMAR

Some grammar for you this week! Can you add the MISSING word in each sentence? 1) When I walking down the street, I saw my sister. 2) I lived here since I was 10 years old. 3) We were chatting to Peter, and he told he was a teacher. 4) If he doesn’t arrive soon, […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 10th September 2018: SHOPPING

Summer is officially over – but the good news is that there are lots of sales in the shops! You can buy almost anything in a supermarket these days, but do you know the name of the specialist shops for these items or services? Example: fish and seafood – A FISHMONGER’S 1) fruit and vegetables […]