The UK’s Number 1 School.*

*According to the EL Gazette rankings based on
British Council inspectors’ publishable statements.

Read the article which explains what makes ELC Bristol the number 1 ranked UK school.

ELC Bristol is a family-run school, offering intensive General English and examination preparation courses in Bristol, a lively university city in the South West of England.


ELC student card - This card is absolutely free! We want you all to have one and to carry it everywhere, all of the time.  It has the 24 hour emergency telephone number on it as well as other important telephone numbers that you may find useful.

The ELC student card gives you many benefits, including allowing you to use some of the facilities of the Student's Union and the gym and swimming pool at Clifton College. You can find out more information about this here.

So please make sure you give us your photo so we can give you a student card!

Please note, that by uploading your photo you agree for us to use it to make you a student card, and it will be stored on your student record at ELC Bristol. Please see the Student Privacy Policy for more information about this. 

To upload a photo of yourself so we can make you a student card, please have your student reference number ready! Then please go here

For more discounts, you should get an ISIC card.

ISIC Card - Cost: £12.00. This card is great for discounts all over the world.  You can get this card from STA on the Clifton Triangle (about 5 minutes walk from school). You will need to show them your ELC student card and also give them one photo.  See for benefits.