Welcome to London
Welcome to London

The College

Founded in 1973, and located in Central London, Bayswater College has been accredited for over 40 years. The college focuses on courses that make a difference to your career and allow you to develop lifelong relationships with students from around the world. We offer Digital Marketing short courses, Fashion certificates, and a wide range of English language courses. In 2019 we completed a full transformation of the College, bringing the facilities into the 21st Century, with interactive televisions in every classroom, contemporary furniture and interior design. We now offer students a home away from home, with four student lounges and a lots of spaces for students to relax and study.  

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Our facilities

  • 15 classrooms
  • 4 student lounges
  • Student Kitchen
  • Self Study Room
  • Library
  • 65” Interactive TV’s

Our Courses

  • Digital Marketing
  • Fashion
  • General English
  • IELTS Preparation
  • Summer Family Program
  • Groups

Nearby Attractions

  • Notting Hill & Portobello Market 15 mins
  • Little Venice 15 mins
  • Hyde Park 5 mins
  • Oxford Street 15 mins
  • Piccadilly Circus 30 mins
  • Southbank 30 mins


Bayswater offer a range of options for your stay in London. We prioritise your safety and comfort and can help you plan your visit so that you feel at home from the moment you land.

We offer Homestay and Residence accommodation, though there are many independent options available in London. We can arrange accommodation prior to your arrival and carefully select the partners we work with to bring you quality accommodation options in London.


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In homestay accommodation, the hosts treat you as a member of the household, eating together and sharing the common living areas. This gives you regular contact with English speakers and an insight into British life.


  • Single or twin rooms
  • B&B, self-catering, or half-board

Students who are 16 and 17 must stay in homestay accommodation with a half-board meal plan

“I moved into a homestay and joined a family with a son my age who was happy to show me around the neighbourhood. Although it was my first trip to London, I felt like a local right away.”

Oday, Iran


Standard Residence

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Live with other students from around the world in modern, en-suite, self-catering accommodation. You can choose between two residences that are within 30 minutes of the college.


Fulham Palace Studios Located in Fulham road, surrounded by cafes, theatres and a thriving nightlife.


  • Single rooms with en-suite and kitchenette
  • 30 minutes from college

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Premium Residence

Located in a tranquil location by the canal, minutes from Portobello Road and within a short distance of Notting Hill and the West End.


  • Studio apartments
  • Large social space
  • Screening Area
  • Free breakfast on Wednesdays

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Meet the Team

Message from the Director:

Whether you are an early learner or an ambitious professional, we guide your progress. Our team takes care of all the details – from a comfortable place to live – to being in the right classroom and having lots of great activities to do after class. We want to you to get the most out of your time with us.

James Herbertson – Director

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    James Herbertson


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    Jose Gilly Curiel

    Accommodation Manager

  • Michael Dysarz

    Michael Dysarz

    Academic Co-ordinator

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    Pam P

    Senior Teacher

  • Kasha Swiderek

    Kasha Swiderek

    Student Services Executive

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    Steve B


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    Joshua T


Social Programme

Things to do in London:

  • Music Festivals
  • Museums and Galleries
  • World class shopping
  • Visiting museums (photo of the Tate)
  • Punting in Little Venice
  • West End Theatre

Organised by the college:

  • Bayswater Tour
  • Houses of Parliament Tour
  • Canal Walk Little Venice to Camden
  • Pizza Night at Franco Mancas
  • Picnics in Hyde Park
  • West End Musicals (£25)
  • Job Club
  • Shakespeare’s Globe (£5)
  • Southbank walking tour
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    “We met on the very first student orientation event and immediately discovered we share a love of history. Together we have walked along the whole of the Regents Canal!”

    Reima and Rebeca

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      How to enrol

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