Welcome to
LSI Education

You’ve made a great decision to study at one of the best schools in the UK! At LSI Portsmouth, you’ll learn from well-qualified teachers who really love their jobs. You’ll make friends with amazing people from all over the world and create wonderful memories. Portsmouth is a fantastic place to learn English, an island city with loads of green spaces, plus history, culture and nightlife. There really is something for everyone here. So open your mind, pack your bags, and we’ll take care of the rest… We can’t wait to meet you!

Choosing Your Course

General English
Monday – Friday 08:30-17:05 (22.5 hours per week)
Our full-time General English course offers intensive study and practice across all areas of the language. The morning class focuses on improving your grammar with plenty of opportunities for speaking and using the language in context. In the afternoon, you’ll practise English for everyday situations and use your listening, reading, writing and speaking skills to explore a range of interesting themes.



Full-time general english (summer)


Full-time general English (non-summer)


Maximum students per class 12 (average 9) Minimum age: 18 (average 23) Nationality mix: Multinational One study hour = 60 minutes

Why Choose LSI?


Number 1 school in the UK.
Top quality teaching – noted as a point of strength by the British Council.
Excellent Facilities - 55 Well equipped classrooms, free Wi-Fi throughout the school, 2 student lounges, bistro restaurant on the ground floor.


Pool table, piano and table tennis.
Study centre with computers, printers, books and listening materials.
Perfect Location - in the university district just 15 minutes from the sea.



All accommodation within walking distance of school.
A wide range of social activities 6 days a week.
90 minutes from London city centre and airports.
Dedicated Social, Accommodation and Welfare Officers to ensure you enjoy your stay.

Choosing Your Accommodation

We want you to be really happy in your new English home. So we are here to help you find the option that suits you best. All of our accommodation is organised by the school, so you can be sure that you will feel safe and comfortable wherever you choose to stay.

Homestay accommodation

We recommend that you stay with one of our lovely homestays. Living with native speakers, you will have the opportunity to practise your English in the evenings and enjoy our Portsmouth warmth and hospitality; it will also allow you a unique insight into UK culture.


Homestay, half board, single room (summer)

£175 per week

Homestay, half board, single room (non-summer)

£165 per week

Discount for 12+ weeks booked and paid for in advance: single room £20 p/wk ; twin room £10 p/wk

Student Residence

If you prefer to be more independent and cook for yourself, why not stay in one of our self-catering student houses? We have two houses next door to each other just 3 minutes’ walk from the school.


Full en suite room, single, self-catering (non-summer)

£175 per week

Full en suite room, single, self-catering (summer)

£185 per week

Superior room, single, self-catering (non-summer)

£165 per week

Superior room, single, self-catering (summer)

Superior room, single, self-catering (summer)

Self-catering Booking Fee £50 Houses are mixed nationality and only available to LSI Portsmouth students.

Not Included Fees

  • General English one-to-one lessons are available on request at £65 per hour
  • Registration fee: £80
  • Book fee: courses of 1-6 weeks £30
  • Book fee: courses over 6 weeks £50