Glasgow School of English


English language school in Glasgow GSE family-run in the centre of the city


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

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

GSE Glasgow is one of the few English language schools 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 has Bildungsurlaub Approval or the Rhineland Palatinate, Hessen, and Saarland regions of Germany. In addition, is a CSN-recognised provider approved to offer courses to Swedish students with a CSN grant to study abroad?

The British Council has inspected the Glasgow School of English.

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

Residential accommodation is also close to the city centre.

GSE school is only a few minutes from the 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, can be used 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.

The most popular activities that the English language school in Glasgow GSE Glasgow School of English organises during the week

  • Airspace – Trampolining.
  • Bowling.
  • Ceilidh – Scottish dancing.
  • Conversation club.
  • Ice Skating.

The most popular excursions and trips that the English school in Glasgow GSE Glasgow School of English organises at the weekends

  • 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
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Library Library
Student Lounge Student Lounge
Free Wifi Free Wifi
Computer Room Computer Room


Total students capacity130
Number of classrooms10
Age minimum16
AccreditationsBILDUNGSURLAUBBritish CouncilCSN SweenEducation in ScotlandEnglish UKIALC
Last day for 2025 bookings with 2024 prices31/Dic
Year 2024
Holidays (school)21/Dic → 05/Jan
Holidays (country)01/Jan, 02/Jan, 29/Mar, 01/Apr, 06/May, 27/May, 05/Aug, 30/Nov, 02/Dic, 25/Dic, 26/Dic
High season period homestays30/Jun → 30/Aug

Statistics on nationalities

Whole Year

Total nationalities55



Year 2024
Placement fee50£ ≈ 0
Material course total35£ ≈ 0


Homestay accommodation in Glasgow

Homestay accommodation in Glasgow

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

Residence Dobbies Point Glasgow

Residence Dobbies Point Glasgow

Accommodation to rent in Glasgow with table tennis table, vending machines, cinema room, gym, studio rooms, outdoor rooftop, and 13 min. from 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 EnglishA1A2B1B2C1C2180£≈ 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 EnglishA1A2B1B2C1C2240£≈ 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 + BusinessB2C1C2240£≈ 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 IELTSB2C1185£≈ 0