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Our school is accredited by the British Council and the Scottish Qualifications Authority for the teaching of English as a foreign language. Caledonian is also a member of English UK, the association for recognised English language services in the UK and the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.

Caledonian Blog

January 2018

Get Ready for an Unforgettable Experience!

By |January 16th, 2018|


I’m Anton from Hamburg, Germany, and I’m 18 years old. I just finished school this year, and so I decided to go to Edinburgh to… SURPRISE, SURPRISE!… Improve my English. But not only that!

Since almost 3 months I’ve been studying here and I will be staying only one more month, which is very sad. Time […]

November 2017

Old Buildings, English Lessons and Fried Food

By |November 20th, 2017|

We have asked our students to describe their experience at the Caledonian Language School. The result? Have a read below and stay tuned for some more:

My name is Margaux and I am 16 years old. I am doing a five-day English course in Edinburgh with my English class from Switzerland. I have been to the Caledonian […]

Want to Study English in Edinburgh but What to Expect?

By |November 1st, 2017|

You’ve decided you really want to study English in Edinburgh – new culture, fascinating city, new experiences. Yet you are not sure what to expect and if you’ll like it. How does it work living with a Scottish family? Will I make new friends?

So here are few recommendations by one of our students to help you make the most of […]

October 2017

“This School Feels Like a Family!”

By |October 3rd, 2017|

One of our students, Olga, has shared her experience with us. She is Russian but lives in Germany and has spent 8 weeks in Edinburgh, living with a host family and attending an Intensive course at the Caledonian Language School.


Q.: What was your first impression of the city?

“I loved Edinburgh since my very first day. Seeing the […]

August 2017

“Now I Have Special Friends from Different Countries”

By |August 24th, 2017|

Before starting a new experience abroad, it is normal to have many questions about everyday life in the UK – food, traditions, culture, etc… Listening to real-life experiences can be very helpful.
In the next few months we’ll be posting interviews with some of our students – These will give you useful insights about your experience in Edinburgh, […]

April 2017


By |April 19th, 2017|



I’m Roberta, the marketing assistant for the Caledonian School of English.

I am an Italian girl and I chose Edinburgh because is a wonderful city!
It’s a small city but very cozy.
There are many beautiful museums, bars, parks and many legends and interesting stories in the whole city.
It’s nice to stroll the streets of this town listening […]

September 2016

Finding a Job in Edinburgh

By |September 28th, 2016|

So, you’ve decided to pack your bags and move to Edinburgh. Moving to another country can be very scary, especially when you are worrying about finding a job. A lot of our students worry that they won’t be able to find a job in Edinburgh because of their level of English; but it is actually easier […]

August 2016

From South Europe to Edinburgh: Useful tips for living in Edinburgh

By |August 18th, 2016|

I’ve been living in Edinburgh for 2 and a half years. I know it’s not a very long time, but I’d like to give you some friendly advice on living in Scotland. You may think that some of the advice I am going to give you is just common-sense, but when you are in a […]

From Italy to Edinburgh: Studying at the Caledonian Language School

By |August 4th, 2016|

I attended Caledonian Language School during spring 2016. My purpose was to improve my level of English and gain more confidence in speaking it. I had a good starting level, at least in grammar and written English, but I wasn’t able to speak in every situation without getting a bit embarrassed, especially in formal (and important) […]

June 2016

Are you interested in becoming a Host family?

By |June 28th, 2016|

The Caledonian Language School is currently seeking host families for our international students.

Ideally we are looking for families who would be willing to provide B&B or half board for vegetarian, halal and other diets. However, you can choose between  self-catering, where the student will provide their own food and cook for themselves, and half board, where you […]