An authentic British experience where students feel part of the family

Living in homestay

Our homestays host international students and welcome them as one of their family. They are carefully selected to care for and support our students during their stay.



Homestay Services & Fees

We offer different homestay packages to suit your needs.

  • Long and short-term homestay options are available.
  • Full board accommodation is available for guardianship students
  • Half-board accommodation is available for university and language school students



For details on pricing, contact us.

I get on really well with my host family and they treat me like their daughter. They make me feel like part of their family and I really enjoy staying with them.
Michelle Cheung - Student


They are families who have been carefully selected by Study Links to look after your child and help them feel relaxed, safe and at home when out of school. They are interested in getting to know them and learning about their culture and it is a lovely way of making new friends, speaking English and getting to know more about the British way of life.

No, Study Links is still the Guardian, we arrange for your child to stay with a family and Study Links will keep in touch to so see that everything is going well.

When you register with Study Links, we will ask you to send some details about your child and any homestay preferences. We look carefully at the families we have available to host to see which one would be the most suitable.

Wherever possible we will try to arrange for them to stay with the same family if they are happy there. Sometimes families are not available when your child needs accommodation, so we may need to place them with another suitable family at these times.

The earlier you let us know your child needs homestay the more likely they will be well-matched with the family. You can let us know in advance if they will need homestay for the whole year so it can be pre-booked. Otherwise we will need to know by the 1st week of term.

Study Links homestays are the best accommodation for your child out of school as we have checked them carefully and know that they will be safe and comfortable.

If they wish to make independent arrangements we need to have your permission for this in writing, giving the details of who will be responsible. Study Links will still act in emergencies.

Our homestay families are all different but you can expect, as a minimum, a clean, comfortable home, 3 meals a day and their own study bedroom.

These vary depending on the service you have chosen.  Please refer to your contract agreement.

This varies depending on the location, homestay service, and guardianship service you have chosen.  Please refer to your contract agreement.