Key Facts

  • Location: University College Cork
  • Age: 11-17 
  • Dates: 22 June to 14 August 2020 (8 weeks)
  • Arrival/Departure Days: Sunday-Sunday
  • Accommodation Type: Campus Residence – Single Room En-Suite


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 and it’s really an honour to have two Star Awards for our Apollo Junior programmes in Ireland.


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!


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 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.

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It’s all included!

  • 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: 5 hours’ optional extra tuition per week (instead of 2 activities) completely free of charge in addition to 15 hour programme
  • Residential Accommodation: on-campus single room with en-suite bathroom in shared apartments
  • All meals in the university restaurant
  • Excellent sports complex with tennis courts, climbing wall, indoor and outdoor running tracks, dance & spin studios and extensive outdoor football/hockey pitches
  • A wide variety of activities every afternoon & evening
  • Full day excursion on Saturdays
  • 2 Cork city trips per week
  • Parent Updates: daily updates, photos and videos provided securely online for parents
  • Free WIFI throughout school


LAL Language Centres Partnership:

Apollo is proud to be associated with the global chain of quality language schools, LAL Language Centres, and to be their partner school in Ireland.  LAL’s mission ‘to provide the perfect environment for our students to learn and practise languages while enjoying the characteristics and culture of each country’, fits perfectly with the core values of Apollo.

 Apollo Focus:

Consists of an optional 5 hours’ extra tuition per week, completely free of charge. Apollo Focus takes place twice per week during the activity time slots instead of 2 activities and the focus of the lessons is on project work and communication.  Students can choose the Apollo Focus option when with us at the school.

Apollo Course Workbook:

Apollo Juniors will each receive their very own course workbook filled with interesting topics & activities to follow during their course.  Students will bring their workbook home giving them a sense of accomplishment & giving parents the opportunity to see what their son/daughter has been learning while in Ireland.

Dates & Prices 2020
Programme Dates: 22 June – 14 August 2020 (8 weeks)
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 (Sunday-Sunday)


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