Glasgow School of English


Family-run English school in the city centre of Glasgow.


Glasgow School of English (GSE) was established in 1997 and has grown into a truly international school, developing an excellent reputation for providing quality English language tuition in a relaxed and welcoming environment and helping thousands of students to improve their English language skills and achieve their academic or career goals.

GSE is accredited by the British Council under the Accreditation UK scheme and is also a member of the International Association of Language Centres (IALC).

GSE is one of the few English language schools to be approved by the British Standards Institution against the internationally recognised ISO9001:2008 quality standard.

Glasgow English School is a Tier 4 UK Visa Sponsor, recognised and approved by English UK, Education Scotland and also have Bildungsurlaub Approval or the Rhineland Palatinate, Hessen and Saarland regions of Germany. In addition, is a CSN recognised provider, approved to offer courses Swedish students who have a CSN grant to study abroad.

Glasgow School of English has been inspected by the British Council.

GSE is located in the heart of the city centre, surrounded by the major shopping streets and entertainment venues.

Residential accommodation is also close to the city centre.

GSE school is only a few minutes’ walk from both main train stations, the nearest subway (metro) station and the main bus station.

Why Glasgow School of English is the best language school to learn English in Glasgow

  • The school was upgraded recently to a very high standard.
  • Ten modern, bright classrooms, all equipped with Smart TVs which can be used in conjunction with laptops, iPads and students’ own devices to complement our modern teaching approach.
  • A computer area with 8 PCs and free internet access for social purposes and self-study.
  • A student relaxation area with comfortable furniture and tables.
  • A good stock of self-study books, CDs, and DVDs for student use.
  • Daily newspapers and magazines.
  • A hot drinks machine and a cold water dispenser.
  • Air-conditioning/heating in all classrooms and common areas.

Most popular activities that School organises

  • Airspace – Trampolining.
  • Bowling.
  • Ceilidh – Scottish dancing.
  • Conversation club, every Wednesday 1.5hrs. Free.
  • Ice Skating.

Most popular excursions and trips that School organises

  • Culzean Castle.
  • Edinburgh.
  • Isle of Skye.
  • Loch Lomond.
  • Stirling.


SchoolGlasgow School of English
AddressGlasgow School of English, 180 Hope Street, 2nd Floor
CodeG2 2UE
Phone (emergencies)+44 7763887151
Street viewGoogle Street View


Library Library
Student Lounge Common Area Student Lounge Common Area
Free Wifi Free Wifi
Computer Room Computer Room


Total students capacity130
Number of classrooms10
Age minimum16
AccreditationsBILDUNGSURLAUBBritish CouncilCSN SweenEducacion in ScotlandEnglish UKIALC
Year 2022
Holidays (school)19/Dic → 02/Jan
Holidays (country)01/Jan, 03/Jan, 15/Apr, 02/May, 02/Jun, 03/Jun, 01/Aug, 25/Dic, 26/Dic, 27/Dic

Statistics on nationalities

Whole Year

Total nationalities55



Year 2022
Placement fee45£ ≈ 0
Near homestay max minutes30
Supplement near homestay (per week)15£ ≈ 0
Material course total30£ ≈ 0


Homestay accommodation in Glasgow

Homestay accommodation in Glasgow

Live the experience of full immersion living with a native Scotish family in Glasgow

Kyle Park Residence Glasgow, former Liberty Park

Kyle Park Residence Glasgow, former Liberty Park

Student accommodation in Glasgow at 16 minutes walk from the school

Blackfriars Glasgow Student Accommodation

Blackfriars Glasgow Student Accommodation

Student accommodation in Glasgow at 18 minutes walk from the school


#LanguageCourseWeeksLessons WeekAge MinimumProfilesLevelsRelated ExamsPrice Week from (GBP)Price Week from ()
1ENGeneral English Course 15 lessonsExcellent general English course standard 15 lessons per week in Glasgow, Scotland {345}1-50 1516Adults 16+General EnglishA1A2B1B2C1C2140£≈ 0
2ENGeneral English Course 22.5 lessonsThe most popular general English course intensive 22.5 lessons per week in Glasgow, Scotland {344}1-50 22.516Adults 16+General EnglishA1A2B1B2C1C2220£≈ 0
3ENGeneral English Course + Business English 15+7.5LCombined General English Course 20 lessons with Business English Course 7.5 lessons per week in Glasgow, Scotland {346}1-50 22.518Adults 18+Language + BusinessB1B2C1C2225£≈ 0
4ENFull-time IELTS Course 15 lessonsAcademic IELTS preparation course full-time 15 lessons per week in Glasgow, Scotland {347}1-50 1518Adults 18+Cambridge IELTSB2C1155£≈ 0