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host

What is HOST?

An organisation promoting international friendship and understanding by offering international and EU/EEA students the opportunity to be a guest in a British home. The hosts are volunteers who provide a friendly welcome and enjoy meeting people from other countries. All volunteers are checked and approved by HOST.

Ali Al-Agri, Yemen

HOST is your best window to Britain. If you want to learn more about british culture and people in a short period of time, HOST is your best option.

Student

Spouse/partner of applicant (an addition of)

£60

£24

Student

Spouse/partner of the applicant (an addition of)

£36

£24

The deadline to apply for a Festive Visit has now passed.

A festive visit is one occurring on the weekend before Christmas; Christmas itself (three nights); the weekend after Christmas; and New Year.

You will be reimbursed the additional charge for a festive visit if you accept an invitation for a weekend outside the festive period instead.

Student

Spouse/partner of the applicant (an addition of)

£72

£30

Student

Spouse/partner of the applicant (an addition of)

£48

£30

Free HOST visits! 


Some students can get funding to go on a HOST visit for free. Check if you can get funding from one of the schemes below:

  • Chevening - for Chevening scholarship students 
  • Commonwealth - for Commonwealth scholarship students
  • Sasakawa - for Japanese Students
  • SOUTER - for students from Afghanistan, Palestine, Syria, Ukraine, Iraq, Israel, Democratic Republic of Congo, Myanmar and Yemen.

 

 

You can contact HOST directly to see if you are eligible.