Managing accommodation

All English UK training sessions are currently being delivered online, to ensure that our members are prepared and up to the best possible standards for when students are again travelling to the UK.

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Managing accommodation

This workshop aims to share good practice and give the most up-to-date information on all aspects of managing accommodation – homestay and residential. The emphasis will be on how the provision can gain 'strengths' in a British Council inspection.


Participants will discuss how they can:

  • Find and assess suitable accommodation
  • Monitor and maintain accommodation
  • Fulfil their duty of care to all students – adults and under-18s

Who is it for?

Experience level: All

Roles:  Student Services / Welfare / Accommodation Manager/ Summer Centre Manager

Key information

This training event is a full day workshop running from 10:30 to 17:00. Participants will receive a certificate from the trainer at the end of the session. 

Book a place

Book your place on English UK's Managing accommodation training. The full day session is £120 for English UK members and £175 for non-members.

About the trainer

Dr Diane Phillips has worked as a teacher, teacher trainer, and manager of adult and young learner courses.

She is currently a lecturer for the Open University, teaching on the MA in Education programme and is the author of a wide range of in-house and published materials.

She has been a British Council inspector since 2000 and is also a tutor on the English UK Certificate in Student Services.