0141 248 7709 contact@gisoel.com

FAQS & Info

How do I register for a course?

Please complete the online registration form. You will normally receive a confirmation by email within a few minutes.


Can I start my course on dd.mm.yyyy?

We currently have availability for all courses. You can start your class on any Monday. If Monday is a public holiday then courses start on a Tuesday.


Can I start my course on a day other the Monday?

Wherever possible you should try to start your English course on a Monday. However, it is also possible to start in the middle of the week when you are not able to arrive on Monday for some reason.


Located in the Central Chambers building in the heart of Glasgow city centre, less than 1 minute walking distance from Glasgow Central train station. Click the red marker on the map for directions.


School Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday
Morning 10.30AM-1PM
Afternoon 2PM-4.30PM

Is the school accredited?

We are accredited by The SQA. The SQA is an official organisation that, amongst other activities, monitors and assesses schools in Scotland. This accreditation is seen by many as an indication of the quality of the lessons offered by the school.


Is it possible to use Internet?

We provide free Internet access for our students. We are also Wireless enabled so you access the Internet from your laptop. You can also use our student’s computer to check your emails, to use the Internet and to stay in touch with your friends and family home.


What nationality are the students at the school?

We have students of almost every nationality. Most of the students are French, Italian, Korean, German, Japanese and Spanish but we also have students from China, Russia, Poland, Brazil, Mexico, Switzerland, Belgium, Czech Republic, Austria, Peru, Turkey and other nations.


What is the average age?

The average age is 23 but our oldest student was 60 years old!

What is the minumum age?

The minimum age is 16.

How much does an English course cost?

Please click here for English course fees.


How far in advance do I have to make my booking?

For the biggest choice of options please book as early as possible but in general it also possible to enrol for a course at fairly short notice.


How much does accommodation cost?

Please click here for accommodation options and prices.

When are we Closed

Friday is a teacher training in service day and the school is not open to students on this day. If you have an enquiry, please call or email contact@gisoel.com The school is not opened on Saturday or Sunday. Please note the school is also closed on public holidays.

For the directions to GISOEL, please see below.

Admission Enquiries

All admission queries are dealt with centrally.  Please direct any enquiries to the admissions office, telephone 0141 248 7709.


Will I get a certificate at the end of my course?

Every student receives a statement of attendance at the end of their course which contains the duration of the course as well as the student’s level of English.


How many levels do you have?

We have 5 levels: Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate, Advanced. For complete beginners we recommend 1to1 tuition for the first 2 weeks.


Do I need to buy a course book?

We recommend buying a course book, if your course is longer than 4 weeks. For long-term students it is essential to buy a course book. For short term courses we can provide text books and learning materials.


What if the level of the class is too low/too high?

Our teachers are always aware that the students are in the correct class according to their level. If you think that the level in your class is too high/low, we can discuss options.


How many students are in the classes?

The classes have a maximum student number of 12. The average student number per class is 7 – 9 people.

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12 Waterloo Street
G2 6JX
(+44)141 248 7709


12 Waterloo Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City G2, UK