READING is situated less than 70km from London and has excellent transport links to the capital. It is an historic town which is well worth exploring and boasts the Oracle Shopping Centre with high street shops that you would find in the centre of London - but without the crowds! The Summer School is based in a part of the University of Reading which offers excellent services with good classrooms as well as a host of sports facilities and local amenities.After lunch, students have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities. For those who like sport, we offer activities such as volleyball, football, tennis and basketball. Students who prefer artistic activities can take part in courses such as singing, dancing and drama. In the evenings, there is a full leisure programme including a disco, competitions and sports and arts sessions. The program me is subject to variation depending on student numbers and facilities available.
LEICESTER:From its origins as an important Roman settlement to a successful industrial city, Leicester boasts a colourful 2,000 year history. Its position at the heart of the country has made it a convenient meeting place for famous figures over the centuries including King Richard III,
King Henry VI and Cardinal Wolsey. It is a city bursting with arts, culture, history, festivals and attractions. From ancient Egypt to outer space exploration, Leicester has something for everyone.
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