People to People Moments
We are proud to offer students unique opportunities to engage with the local communities that are visiting, these are some of our favorite People to People Moments.
An Adventure through Nature
Tackle the heights as you climb trees with your team, working together and learning more about each other while finding out how well you work under pressure. When you reach the top, gaze out over the beautiful views of the sea and soak up the scene. There are a total of six adventure trails to try, each one providing its own unique challenges and rewards. Then tuck into a picnic surrounded by nature.
Exclusive Access to a Former Member of Parliament
Go behind-the-scenes of Parliament in London as you meet a former Member of British Parliament. This immersive experience will allow you to ask questions directly to the expert as your group discusses the current challenges faced by the UK and European government, such as the impact of Brexit and the UK leaving the European Union.
Shakespeare’s Famous Stage
Join a drama workshop for a lesson on the works of the most celebrated playwright of all time. Try on Elizabethan costumes and imagine stepping back in time during this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity alongside professionally trained actors.
Outdoor Adventures in The Alps
Step out of your comfort zone with thrilling, confidence-building outdoor activities in the Austrian Alps. There really is something for everyone from the thrill of a rope garden, alpine coasters and cable cars. After this, picnic with breath-taking views surrounded by snow-capped mountains.
Live like a local alongside the family of a peer your own age during an exclusive People to People family homestay. This cultural experience cannot be compared as you are welcomed into family life and see first-hand how the local live. Experience typical home cooking and meet likeminded friends through your host family. This is international networking like never before!
Cape Town, South Africa
Community Service in South Africa
Make a positive contribution to a variety of engaging community projects. This will allow you to interact with local people and non-profit organizations fighting for worthy and valuable causes. Help out at a women’s skills workshop, animal protection center, refugee training center, or youth development center—there are so many great ways to make a difference.
Fijian School Visit
For the ultimate South Pacific experience, immerse yourself in the rural lifestyle and seize the chance to live as local students do at a local Fijian school. Compare and contrast the differences between your own schooling and that of your peers from the other side of the world during a truly unforgettable day.
Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef
Cruise to the Outer Barrier Reef in the company of an expert Marine Biologist, who will enthusiastically answer all of your questions concerning the ecology and history of the reef. While snorkeling, you’ll see tropical fish, giant clams and various types of coral. You may even see a giant turtle gracefully glide by!
Johannesburg, South Africa
Soweto Township Bike Tour
Discover the treasures of the Soweto Township, former home of Nelson Mandela. Set out on a bicycle ride around its world-famous sights under the experienced eye of a local guide. They will delight in showcasing Soweto’s many historical and political landmarks on this tour with a difference.
Take part in specially designed exclusive People to People community programs. Enhance the local environment while improving the life of the local community as you learn how to cut peat to heat the homes of the local elderly as part of a fully sustainable community led project. In return, the small Irish community will welcome you and teach you about local Irish sports including Gaelic football before topping off your day with a lively traditional musical evening of fun and dance in a ‘ceilidh’ with your new Irish friends.
Isle of Wight
UK Sailing Academy
Experience the very best water sport activities at the UKSA, home of the Admiral’s Cup. Whether you want to try a team raft building challenge, kayaking, windsurfing or sailing you won’t be disappointed with the choice of sports available or the enthusiasm and knowledge of their fully lequalified instructors