Stratford-upon-Avon College International Academy The International Academy offers a range of opportunities for international students. The College is ideally situated in the heart of the England. Located in the world-famous Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare, the College is surrounded by beautiful countryside and within easy reach of London and Birmingham. The Academy has many years of experience and success in welcoming international students. We take pride in being able to provide a safe and caring environment which will allow students to develop their academic skills in a supportive atmosphere. Location Stratford-upon-Avon College is renowned for its excellence thanks to the experience and expertise of its friendly and approachable teaching staff and its new, state-of-the-art learning facilities. As a result, the College is celebrating, for the third-time running, its success as the best performing College in the area according to the UK Government's 16+ league table results. The Stratford-upon-Avon International Academy works in close partnership with the University of Warwick, Coventry University and City College Coventry, to offer a wide range of internationally recognised courses, including Foundation Programmes in Business, Social Sciences and Media. For students wishing to improve their English, training is also provided throughout the year, to achieve internationally and nationally recognised certificates. Facilities As a result of its growing reputation for quality, investment has been made to significantly build upon the capacity of the College through a multi-million pound building project. The work has included new residential accommodation for students, a new classroom block and improved Performing Arts facilities for Creative and Cultural Studies. Other benefits include a new reception, modern facilities for adults with learning difficulties and enhanced specialist provision. Off campus, students will find a lively, modern community with high quality shops and a range of evening entertainment. There are theatres, bars, clubs, cafes and restaurants to suit every taste and all within walking distance of the College. Stratford-upon-Avon also boasts a cinema and a modern leisure centre with a wide range of sports facilities.