Tez Wu

16
Jan

Brexit Update – Erasmus Student Exchange 2020

As we begin a new year and new decade, the academic year is one that should be filled with exciting advanced technologies and innovative systems to help our students. Instead it’s a feeling of negativity, which looms large due to Brexit. This will not only affect the educational sector within Britain but also students choosing to travel and study abroad. 
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6
Dec

Why do people choose Paris as a destination to live, work or study?

Known to many as the city of love and romance, filled with quirky cafés and tasty croissants, it’s clear why people decide on living in the “city of love.” It’s beautiful architecture, food and history draw people in from all corners of the globe.  After recently visiting Paris we decided to research in more detail about France’s economy, it’s education
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20
Nov

Introduction of MFL Teacher Bursaries by the UK Government

“The inspirational role of a talented, dedicated and committed teacher can never be understated and is the one constant that all of us can remember from our time at school.” - Education Secretary Gavin Williamson. The words from the UK Education Secretary will no doubt resonate amongst teachers in the UK. When you think back to your time in school,
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18
Oct

Visit To Amsterdam: Discovering A High Level Of English Spoken By Dutch Citizens

We recently travelled to Amsterdam for a short weekend trip, enjoying the beautiful sites such as the canals and picturesque streets. No matter what time of the year you visit Amsterdam you’ll always find great people, food and drink. During our stay, there was one thing that really stood out and something that always comes to mind. The Dutch speak
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15
Oct

Thomas Cook Collapse | The Impact On The Travel and Leisure Industry

Thomas Cook was the world’s oldest travel company with around 22,000 staff worldwide, completing 178 years of business. With around 19 million customers a year and £9bn annual sales, Thomas Cook was successfully operating in 16 countries. However, in recent years the company have openly declared financial difficulties months before their announcement. In September 2019, the global company announced bankruptcy.
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11
Sep

2019 GCSE and A Level Results Are In!

Congratulations to our hardworking students on their recent results. 2018 was a successful year for us and 2019 was even better! All GCSE grades received have been 6 upwards, including 9’s (equivalent to A*-B). Our A level students achieved 100% A*-A grades, which is even better than last year’s results of 100% A*-B grades! What a fantastic achievement! Well done
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15
May

Infographic | Spanish Holiday Homeowners

In this infographic, we provide facts and statistics on our students who have holiday homes abroad, the most popular areas to purchase and the main reasons why they want to learn Spanish with us. We also share the most challenging aspects of learning Spanish for these students, such as the level they started studying Spanish at, to getting used to

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14
Apr

The effects of Brexit for expats and students

On Thursday 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union. Almost three years have gone by and the future is still unclear for students and expats. Expats According to Eurostat statistics, approximately 3.6 million citizens from 27 EU countries live in the UK, whilst around 850,000 British citizens live elsewhere in the EU. The UK government and

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5
Mar

Business Student Spotlight – Nicola (Google)

We would like to give a warm welcome to Nicola, one of our Business Skype students working for Google! She’s currently focusing on conversational and general Spanish and will progress onto Business Spanish. Nicola’s boyfriend is from Buenos Aires in Argentina and he has a lot of Argentinian friends. Her aim is to be able to communicate with them more confidently. She’s currently focusing on

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17
Feb

Case study – Rastreator

Rastreator is Spain‘s biggest price comparison website and a subsidiary of Admiral, one of our FTSE 100 clients. Here at The Spanish Academy, we teach them online from various locations including Cardiff, Madrid, Seville and Mexico City. “Drew teaches me Business English and she has amazing patience! Thanks to [her] good level of Spanish [she] teaches me all kinds of expressions. For the first time I want to

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