We know that the thought of going to study in another country may be a little daunting, but we assure that we are here to support you every step of the way. If you have already completed an application to study with us, our Pre-arrival page will give you more information about preparing for your journey to WE Bridge Academy.
// How do I apply for a course at WE Bridge Academy?
Applying via our website is the easiest way. Just click the ‘Apply Now tab to start.
// What information do you need from me when I apply?
As well as a fully completed application form, we will need:
English language courses, including those with IELTS and ESP
|A copy of your passport|
International Foundation Programme and Level 4 Diploma
|A copy of your passport, IELTS certificate and evidence of (completed) 12 years’ secondary education|
Teacher Training and Professional Development courses
|Our Academic team will let you know what’s required when you apply|
// Can anyone study at WE Bridge Academy?
We accept students aged 16 and over. If you apply for a course with us and you are aged under 18, additional documentation will be required including a Parental Permission form.
// Do you provide accommodation?
We are pleased to be able to offer students homestay accommodation as part of the application process. Accommodation availability may be limited, particularly during the summer months, but we will always discuss this with you when you apply. If you are aged over 18 and wish to consider private-rented or student accommodation, our Housing Officer will be able to provide you with more information.
Students aged 16 and 17 are required to stay in WE Bridge Academy homestay accommodation or with a responsible family member aged over 18, with written consent from the legal parent or guardian.
// What happens once I have applied for a course?
Providing all the evidence requested is provided, we will issue you with an offer letter to study at WE Bridge Academy*. Once accepted to study, please visit our Pre-arrival page, which provides you with useful links, including applying for your visa.
// How do I get from the airport to Cardiff?
You are responsible for booking your flights. However, on request, we can provide transfers from UK airports providing we are given notice. We can add the price of any transfers to your offer letter, which can be paid on arrival.
If you are over 18, you are welcome to make your own travel arrangements between your arrival airport and Cardiff. Our Pre-arrival page gives details of how to arrange bus or train travel to Cardiff.
// What happens on my first day?
On your first day, we ask you to arrive at the Academy for 9am. Your first day will be a little different from a typical day in the classroom as we will introduce you to the team and other students, ask you to complete your placement test and take part in an induction where we will tell you all about life at WE Bridge Academy, Cardiff and the UK! Please remember to bring your original passport, visas and travel documents with you.
Our address is Floors 2 & 10 Southgate House, Wood Street, Cardiff CF10 1EW. Our main telephone number is +44 (0)2920 225 656.
// What time are my classes?
All classes start at 09:30. Your finish time will depend on the number of hours you study per week:
15 hour courses: finish daily at 12:45
20 hour courses: you will finish at 15:00 Monday to Thursday and at 12:45 on a Friday
25 hour courses: you will finish at 16:30 Monday to Thursday and at 12:45 on a Friday
Break times: 11:00 and 15:00 (15 minutes)
Lunch break: 12:45 – 13:45
// How do I make a payment?
There are many ways to pay for your course, which are all detailed on our How to Pay page.
* specific entry requirements apply.