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					 EAC CENTRE GUIDES 2011




STAFFORD
                                                      YOUR EAC CENTRE
                                                      STAFFORD
                                                      University of Staffordshire, Beaconside, Stafford,
                                                      ST18 0AD



STAFFORD Situated on the edge of Cannock Chase, an area of outstanding natural beauty, this
ancient town with its castle, pretty cobbled back streets and Elizabethan town house reveals 900
years of English history at its most colourful.




 WHY CHOOSE THIS CENTRE?

       Highest quality en-suite accommodation & facilities
       Close to town centre
       Close to Manchester, Birmingham & Warwick



 EAC is one of the UK’s foremost providers of language tuition.
 For further information on any of our language centres, or to discuss
 your course requirements, simply contact a member of the EAC team.



                                 EAC Language Centres (UK) Limited
                                 45 Frederick Street Edinburgh EH2 1EP



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The Campus                                                                                CENTRE

The University of Staffordshire campus is located on the edge of the town                 Staffordshire University
centre and offers the student extremely high quality, modern facilities and en-           AGE RANGE
suite accommodation on a compact campus. On campus sports and recreation                  12 - 17
facilities include a sports hall, tennis court, astroturf pitches, sports fields, a
fabulous student union, comfortable common rooms, cafe and a large lecture                DATES
theatre which is perfect for film evenings.                                               19 June – 21 Aug 2011
                                                                                          CENTRE CAPACITY
Getting Around                                                                            300 residential
The university is just under 2 miles from the city centre. There is a public bus stop     INDIVIDUAL STUDENTS IN 2010
on campus with a frequent service to the centre which takes approximately 10              2 % individual students
minutes. Alternatively, to walk to the city centre would take around 30 minutes.
                                                                                          NATIO NALITY MIX IN 2010
                                                                                          Italian & Spanish
Security
There is a security guard on duty at the campus 24 hours a day.                           ON-SITE FACILITIES
                                                                                          Sports Hall
                                                                                          Astroturf pitches
                                                                                          Tennis/Badminton court
                                                                                          Outdoor sports field
                                                                                          Lecture theatre with large
                                                                                          screen
                                                                                          Student Union
                                                                                          Coffee Shop
                                                                                          Computer rooms with internet
                                                                                          access

                                                                                          AIRPORTS AND TRANSFER TIMES
                                                                                          LHR –     2 hours
                                                                                          BHX -     40 mins
                                                                                          MAN -     1 Hour




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Accommodation                                                                      ACCOMMODATION TYPES
There is a choice of en-suite or standard accommodation on campus. All rooms       Residential standard and en-
                                                                                   suite
are single study bedrooms, furnished to a high standard, arranged in
apartments of 3-5 bedrooms, each with a shared kitchen and common area in
each apartment. The shower ratio for the standard accommodation is 1:4.            ROOM TYPES
                                                                                   Singles
Meals
All meals are taken in the large, modern self service refectory.                   TOWELS
                                                                                   Provided and changed once a week
Teaching Facilities
There are 10 classrooms on each floor of the teaching block and lecture            KEYS
theatres in the octagon building. All classrooms are equipped with interactive     Bedroom keys are provided.
white boards, AV and DVD.                                                          Replacement cost £50 each.

Internet access                                                                    CLEANING
Internet access is available free of charge in the large computer room for         Rooms and common areas are
students and Group Leaders. All student are given log in details on arrival        cleaned once weekly


                                                                                   LINEN
Phones
                                                                                   Linen provided and changed
Each bedroom has its own telephone which can be used for incoming and              weekly
outgoing calls. Phone cards are available to buy on campus

                                                                                   LAUNDRY
Safe                                                                               Self access laundry at the
                                                                                   accommodation. £2-3 per wash
A safe is available in the Centre Managers office for pocket money and
passports.
                                                                                   DAMAGE DEPOSIT
                                                                                   Damage deposit of £40 or 40
                                                                                   Euros, refundable on departure




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                      Morning 0900-1300                              Afternoon 1400-1800                               Evening 2000-2230
Sunday                                  Arrivals and Centre Orientation                                                   Welcome Party
Monday              Test                  Test                        Orientation of Stafford                              Genius Quiz




                                                                                                       Evening Meal
Tuesday           Lessons               Lessons                             High House                                   Pool Tournament




                                                      Lunch
                                Break
Wednesday         Lessons               Lessons                    Sports, Drama, Arts & Crafts                          Messenger Disco
Thursday          Lessons               Lessons               Half Day Birmingham & Jewellery Museum                      It’s a Knockout
Friday            Lessons               Lessons                    Sports, Drama, Arts & Crafts                           Mr & Mrs EAC
Saturday                                  Full Day to Warwick Castle                                                        Film Night
Sunday                                  Free Day or Optional Excursion                                                Welcome/Farewell Party
Monday               Art Gallery and Museum                       Lessons                Lessons                         Challenge Bingo
Tuesday              Cannock Chase Museum                         Lessons                Lessons                            Film Night




                                                                                                       Evening Meal
                                                      Lunch




                                                                               Break
Wednesday          Sports, Drama, Arts & Crafts                   Lessons                Lessons                              Disco
Thursday       Half Day to Buxton & Walking Tour                  Lessons                Lessons                          Treasure Hunt
Friday             Sports, Drama, Arts & Crafts                   Lessons                Lessons                           Talent Show
Saturday                          Full Day to Manchester and Science Museum                                               EAC Olympics
Sunday                                  Free Day or Optional Excursion                                                Welcome/Farewell Party
Monday            Lessons               Lessons                               Stoke                                        Casino Night
Tuesday           Lessons               Lessons                       University Studio Tour                                Quiz Night




                                                                                                       Evening Meal
                                                      Lunch
                               Break




Wednesday         Lessons               Lessons                    Sports, Drama, Arts & Crafts                               Disco
Thursday          Lessons               Lessons                     Half Day to Monkey Forest                             Fashion Show
Friday            Lessons               Lessons                    Sports, Drama, Arts & Crafts                            Talent Show
Saturday                                     Full Day to Liverpool                                                        Farewell Party
Sunday                                            Departures


 The Programme
 The programme offers a varied mix of sports and other activities on campus,               PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS
 local visits and sightseeing excursions. A fabulous student union is available            Warwick castle
 for the evening activities which take place every night on campus. Please note
                                                                                           Manchester
 that programmes are subject to change
                                                                                           Birmingham


 Excursions
                                                                                           OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS
 All excursions are by coach and supervised by EAC’s activity leaders. All
 entrances named on the activity programme above are included in the
                                                                                           Choices for 2011 will be available
 package price.                                                                            very soon



 Optional activities & excursions
 These will usually be offered on a weekly basis for an additional charge.
 Optional activities must be booked and paid for in advance




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