Residential Programme at University College Cork
Key Facts

Location: University College Cork
Age: 11 – 17
Dates: 30 June – 28 July 2024 (4 weeks)
Fixed Arrival Dates: 30 June | 14 July 2024
Accommodation Type: Campus Residence – Single Room with Private Bathroom


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 proud winner of eight Study Travel Star Awards!

Apollo is the first language school in Ireland to be inducted into the StudyTravel Super Star Hall of Fame after winning the ‘Star Junior Programme for under 18s’ award for five years in a row in 2018, 2019, 2020/2021, 2022 and again in 2023. We also won the ‘Star New School’ Award in 2019 as well as winning in the ‘English Language School – Europe’ category twice in 2022 and 2023.

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 for Apollo students is located in single bedrooms with a private 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.
Read more about your accommodation here.


*In the Cork residence, the location of the private bathroom for one bedroom per
apartment is outside of the room but located right beside the bedroom.

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: 9 hours’ optional extra tuition per week (over 3 days) completely free of charge in addition to 15 hour programme. The focus of the lessons is on project work and communication and students can choose the Apollo Focus option when with us at the school instead of regular activities.


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 full day trips on Wednesdays & Saturdays
+ Cork City Trip on Sundays

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.

Apollo Student App

Access your programme, time-table, excursion information & more via the Apollo app.


Free WIFI throughout school and accommodation.

Our Prices


University College Cork – Residential Programme
Dates & Prices 2024
Programme dates: 30 June – 28 July 2024 (4 weeks)
Residential package price: €1150
(per week)
Airport transfers Cork Airport: €80 each way to/from Cork Airport
Airport transfers Dublin Airport: €100 each way to/from Dublin Airport*
*Includes accompanied transfer with Apollo Representative on the Aircoach.
Flights must arrive before 20.00.
Fixed Arrival Dates: 30 June | 14 July  2024
Duration: 2+ week bookings only : all start dates as above
View/download Summer programmes brochure here.
  • 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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