Photo by Adey Roett
Photo by Adey Roett
Barbados - your study destination

Frequently Asked Questions

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Airport transfer

Will someone meet me at the airport or will I have to take a taxi?

Free airport transfers are provided between 07:00 and 20:00 for all students in homestay accommodation.  Hosts collect students from the airport on arrival and take them back the airport at the end of their stay.

Students in self-catering or hotel accommodation can book a transfer through Codrington Language Centre if required.  The charge is US$ 25 for a one-way transfer.

Classes

What time do classes begin and end?

Group classes are from 09:00 to 12:15 Monday - Friday, or by arrangement, 13:15 to 16:30.

Is there a certificate at the end of the course?

Yes, at the end of the course, The Codrington Language Centre presents a certificate of participation, indicating the number of course hours the student has taken.

Will I have to pay for resources?

No, students do not pay for resources; they're included in the tuition fee.

Is there WiFi at the centre?

Yes, students may use the centre's WiFi at any time.

Accommodation - Hotel

How far are the hotels from the centre?

There are hotels within 10 minutes' walking distance of the centre. Students may take the bus if they choose a hotel which is further away (US$ 1.00 to/from anywhere on the island).

How far are the hotels from the beaches, shops, restaurants, banks and night life?

Some hotels are on the beach. All of the hotels are within walking distance of the beaches, shops, restaurants, banks and night life.

Accommodation - Apartments

What facilities are there in the apartments?

The Rockley apartments have air conditioning, a kitchenette, twin or double beds, T.V. and WiFi. They are situated on a golf course and share pools. The property also provides a restaurant, spa and tennis courts.

Accommodation - Homestay

How far is the Homestay accommodation from The Codrington Language Centre?

The Homestay accommodation is about a 15 minute drive from the centre.

How will I get to the centre from the Homestay accommodation?

On the first day, the students are driven from the Homestay accommodation to the centre by the host family. After that, the students take the bus (US$ 1.00 to/from anywhere on the island).

Will I have a room to myself or will I share a room?

There is a choice of private (when available) or shared rooms.

Will I have a private or shared bathroom?

Bathrooms at the Homestay accommodation are shared.

Extracurricular Activities

Does the centre offer advice about extracurricular activities?

Yes, our co-ordinator, Ann Whitehead will give students any help they need to arrange the extracurricular activities of their choice.

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