About OISE Bristol
OISE Bristol was established in 1986 and has since then helped thousands of motivated individuals to achieve their life goals using English.
In addition to Business English for professionals, OISE Bristol offers
tuition in exam preparation and other specialist areas including Aviation English, Legal English, Nursing and Engineering. OISE Bristol is also a recognised
centre for the TOLES (Legal English Exam) and BULATS (Business English) exam.
In the heart of the popular harbourside area, OISE Bristol is located in a charming stone wine warehouse dating from the early 19th century, reflecting
the rich maritime history of the city.
OISE Bristol's interior is designed with students in mind. There are many opportunities to give presentations in a supportive and friendly atmosphere,
organise projects cooperatively, socialise, and learn the skills necessary to live and work in an international environment. Teachers and administrative
staff work together to make the experience rewarding and successful. OISE Bristol helps with individual goals and guides students through progress
with exam preparation, job and university applications, report writing and specific needs.
English Tuition Programmes
The Tutorial™ is an effective method of language tuition based on the one-to-one format. This allows the course programme to be tailored to the
individual’s needs and specialised areas, allowing for making fast progress and achieving specific goals in a short period of time. Students can choose
between 3, 4, 5 and 6, 60 minute lessons a day with the Tutorial Programme, or combine afternoon tutorials with morning group classes as part of the
Bristol Octorial Combination Programme
OISE Bristol offers a number of specialist courses, including Aviation English, Business English, English for Nurses, Legal English, Engineering and
Maritime; see below for course summaries.
English for Nurses
English for Engineers
English for The Maritime Industry
The Octorial™ Programme is a full time course of 30 hours per week, developed with over 40 years of language coaching experience to help the
student find an effective path towards a higher English level. This full time course also includes a choice of either 5 or 7.5 hours of one-to-one
Tutorials™ in the afternoons. Please see The Octorial Programme and The Bristol Octorial Combination Programme for more information about course options and lesson types.
If you wish to book a course at OISE Bristol you can find the enrolment form for the school here.
Exam preparation is important to many of our students. The intensive training courses we offer include preparation for internationally recognised exams
such as IELTS, Cambridge exams, BULATS, GMAT, TOEIC, ICAO and TOLES
OISE Bristol organises three social activities per week to give students a culturally enriching experience and the chance to enjoy themselves in an international
Each activity is free, voluntary and supervised by an OISE staff member, who is responsible for students’ levels of participation and safety.
Popular activities at OISE Bristol include local museum and gallery visits, walking tours, boat trips, indoor and outdoor sports, international lunches
and trips to places of interest in the south west (Salisbury, Bath, Glastonbury, Cardiff). Please see an example of the Winter Programme and an example of the Summer Programme