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THE LOST SHIP

Reviews by Eisa and Mohammed Two of our students, Eisa and Mohammed, wrote these reviews of a popular student reader, ‘The Lost Ship’ in their class. Here are their opinions. EISA’S REVIEW The title of this book is The Lost Ship. The author of this book is Stephen Colbourn. It was published in 2005 by […]

SHOOTING STARS UNDERNEATH THE CHERRY TREE

A short story by Ulrike Eisner When Pizza woke up, he was alone. The sky was just starting to become bright, the colour had already changed to a light blue which reminded him of those sweet berries his mother had used to collect for him. He could hardly remember the taste on his tongue and […]

SEA AT NIGHT

A poem by Vivien Marie Rudek Sea, how do you feel at night? Your soul is deep, your mind is wide and everything becomes so quiet and everything is quiet. Sea, what do you think at night? Your fear is gone with your low tide and everything becomes so right and everything is right. Sea, […]

Going home: my travel experience

by Beyza Beyzanur, known as ‘Beyza’ at the College, is from Turkey. She first came to Hilderstone at the beginning of 2020, before the pandemic hit the UK. Since then she has taken both in-house and online courses, depending on the travel situation, and is currently back in Turkey – but she is still studying […]

OUR CREATIVE STUDENTS

Hilderstone students are a creative bunch! In addition to academic essays and functional English, they can also produce some excellent poetry and stories. We love reading them, and thought you might too. We’ll add to this blog post as new pieces of writing come in, so keep checking!

Entering the UK during Covid – a student’s experience

Hilderstone College student De Sun Ryou speaks about his experience of entering the UK to study during this difficult time: passenger locator form, Covid-19 tests and quarantine.   It may seem daunting but De Sun explains the procedure is not too difficult, and help is always available. Click here to see what he has to say.

MORELLI’S

MORELLI’S ICE CREAM PARLOUR is located on the seafront in Broadstairs overlooking Viking Bay. It was founded in 1932 and is still in the Morelli family today. This parlour is a nostalgic step back in time with its furnishings and décor, juke box and seating booths.

NORTH FORELAND LIGHTHOUSE

North Foreland Lighthouse, along the coast between Broadstairs and Margate, was built in 1691. It was first lit by fire in 1499! The lighthouse is probably one of the most photographed local landmarks in the Isle of Thanet.

CHARLES DICKENS PUB AND DINING ROOMS

The building is around 200 years old and in the late 1800s was an entertainment venue. From the early 1900s it had other uses (including a café) but has been a pub since the 1960s and is now named after a very famous visitor to Broadstairs!

Student PhD success story!

Meet Mine. Mine came to Hilderstone College in 2012 in order to improve her English so that she could take the IELTS exam. She was the writer’s first ever student at Hilderstone. She was enthusiastic and she worked hard. After two attempts, she got the grade she needed to do a Pre-Sessional Course at the […]