Residential Programme at University College Cork
Key Facts
Location: University College Cork
Age: 11 – 17
Dates: 20 June – 15 August 2021 (8 weeks)
Arrival/Departure Days: Sunday-Sunday
Accommodation Type: Campus Residence – Single Room En-Suite
Location
Cork, Ireland’s second city located 3 hours from Dublin is cheerfully referred to by locals as ‘the real capital of Ireland’. With its compact and safe city centre, Cork is a liberal & youthful city with friendly people who simply love to talk!
Award Winning Programme
Apollo is the only Irish language school to ever have won the Star Junior Programme for under 18s global industry Award at the Study Travel Star Awards voted for by agents sending students abroad. We have won this award for two years in a row in 2018 and 2019. It’s really an honour to have two Star Awards for our Apollo Junior Camps in Ireland and to be finalists in 2020’s Study Travel Star Awards in the categories: ‘Star Junior Programme for under 18s’ for the third time, ‘New Language School’ and ‘English Language School - Europe’.
University College Cork
University College Cork, an 1845 University situated on the south coast in Ireland’s second largest city, is situated on 44 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds retaining its original school buildings as well as new modern buildings, accommodation and leisure facilities.

The campus is ideally located just 15 minutes’ walk from Cork city centre and 2.5 hours’ drive from Dublin. There is an excellent sports complex on the campus with tennis courts, climbing wall, indoor and outdoor running tracks, dance & spin studios and extensive outdoor football/hockey pitches.
Accommodation
Accommodation for Apollo students is located in single bedrooms with a private en-suite bathroom for each student. The residential accommodation chosen by Apollo on the campus is in modern apartments with 4-6 students sharing a comfortable apartment. We provide private transport to all full-day excursions.
Read more about your accommodation here.
It's All included!
15 hours’ tuition
per week
15 hours’ tuition per week (1 hour = 60 minutes) following a zig-zag timetable of both morning and afternoon mixed nationality classes (max. 15 per class).
Apollo Focus
Apollo Focus: 5 hours’ optional extra tuition per week (instead of 2 activities) completely free of charge in addition to 15 hour programme. The focus of the lessons is on project work and communication. Students can choose the Apollo Focus option when with us at the school.
Residential
Accommodation
Residential Accommodation: on-campus single room with private bathroom in shared apartments.
All meals included
All meals in the university restaurant.
Superb facilities
Excellent sports complex with tennis courts, climbing wall, indoor and outdoor running tracks, dance & spin studios and extensive outdoor football/hockey pitches.
Activities, visits and trips
A wide variety of activities every afternoon & evening.
+ 2 half-day/city trips per week + additional city trip on Sundays
+ Full day excursion on Saturdays.
Private transport
Private Transport: private bus transport provided for all full day excursions.
Apollo Course Workbook
Apollo Course Workbook:
Each student will receive their very own course workbook filled with interesting topics & activities to follow during their course.
Parent updates
Parent Updates: daily updates, photos and videos provided securely online for parents.
WiFi
Free WIFI throughout school and accommodation.
Our Prices
University College Cork - Residential Programme
Dates & Prices 2021
Programme dates: 20 June – 15 August 2021 (8 weeks)
Residential package price: €825 per week
Airport transfers Cork Airport: €50 each way to/from Cork Airport
Airport transfers Dublin Airport: €80 each way to/from Dublin Airport*
*Includes accompanied transfer with Apollo Representative on the Aircoach.
Flights must arrive before 21.00.
Minimum duration: 1 week
Arrival/Departure days: Sunday-Sunday
View/download Summer programmes brochure here.
Testimonials
  • Very interesting trips and evening activities. The food at the residence was good, different dishes every day. The room was so cool and very clean. The staff are always there when you need help, thank you guys. The lessons were very organized and fun.
    Sergi, Spain.
  • The bedroom was very good, good shower and always super clean. Breakfast was the best meal! Our teacher was so funny and lessons were 10/10. I would also love to try a host family next time because I heard great things from other students.
    Stefano, Italy.
  • Best food and best university residence. Welcome on first day was very good and the Saturday Excursions were amazing.
    John, South Korea.
  • Very good lunch and dinner but even better breakfast at the residence. The trips were good and the Apollo staff are my best friends, thanks guys!
    Carla, Brazil.
  • I loved all my teachers! The residence was great, the pillows are so comfortable. Very cool activities in the evening, lots of organisation. I loved these 2 weekends.
    Pavel, Russia.
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