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Lake Geneva, the Alps: Our Playground for Summer Course Sports

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As the Brillantmont Summer Course is fast approaching, many students from all over the world have already registered for the excellent language learning and sports activities. The BM summer school is well known for creating a great balance between studying and having fun. Whether your child is starting boarding school or university abroad for the first time in the fall and you want them to get a taste of what it is like to live away from family, or your child has been going to summer school abroad for a number of years already and can’t wait to go back again, our Summer Course has something for everyone.

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Interview with "Le Chef" on Dining at an International Summer School

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Summer school at Brillantmont has been a tradition for almost 40 years. Children from all over the globe gather in Lausanne, Switzerland to meet new friends, to experience living abroad without their family, try new sports and fun activities, and learn French or English. The course is designed for boys and girls ages 10-17. They have the choice of staying between two and six weeks. This year the course runs from Saturday the 8th of July to Saturday the 19th of August, with spaces still available from Saturday 22nd July.

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Summer School 2017: What Adventures are Waiting for your Child?

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Every year around this time, kids start to wish it was summer already. Enough with school and rain and snow…. Well guess what? Summer is closer than you think. Register now for the Brillantmont International School Summer Course 2017! Read More

Benefits of Summer School for International Students Going to College

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Families send their children to summer boarding school abroad for a wide variety of reasons, most of which we have written about on this blog. Sometimes it is to give them the opportunity to experience another country and culture. Sometimes it is with the hope that they will make connections and friends from all over the world. Sometimes it is to improve their language abilities, such as English or French at the Brillantmont Summer Course. Sometimes it’s simply to give their child a memorable, fun summer in a secure location like Switzerland.

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My Adventures at a Swiss Summer School

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When my mother sat me down to tell me that she had enrolled me in a summer course in Switzerland I was really nervous. Isn’t that far away? How will I ever make friends there? I wanted to stay with my friends here at home. I knew that my parents were considering boarding school once I was a bit older. They said that this was a chance for me to see what it would be like to be away. It wasn’t easy to get used to the idea of leaving my family and friends, even if it was just for a couple of weeks.

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How to Choose the Best Summer School in 2017

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Are you once again on the search for a summer school for your child? This is an important decision to make, especially if your child has never been away from home before. Summer school abroad can also be a great way to introduce them to the boarding school life. This short guide on finding the best place for your kid was helpful to parents last year at this time.

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A boarder recounts his experience at the Swiss Summer School

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While not everyone who attends the Summer Course at Brillantmont returns in the fall to start the year-round academic programme, many students who have their first experience away from home at our school, do end up returning as full-time students.

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Interview: learn French in Switzerland at a Swiss Summer School

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Preparations for our annual summer course are once again underway. The language learning emphasis of our summer course is what draws many parents to send their children here year after year. Students can choose to focus on English or French, and particularly if they stay for a few weeks, they often see significant steps forward in their speaking and writing abilities, no matter what their level was when they first came to summer school.

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5 Reasons to Attend Summer Boarding School in Switzerland this Year

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As the holidays come to a close and a new term begins, we are excited to announce the 2017 Summer Course at Brillantmont International School! We have a long and rich history of providing students from all over the globe with a memorable summer experience packed with learning and fun. And believe it or not, registration for this year’s course is just around the corner!

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Highlights of Summer School 2016 - last chance to register!

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Summer school is  here at Brillantmont International School in Lausanne. The school year has ended and the school is busy welcoming a new summer school crowd. Every year, students from all over the world gather on our beautiful campus to increase their language skills, meet new friends, and generally have an incredible summer full of fun and sports. They're having a great time and you could too!

Now is your last chance to register and enjoy  this incredible programme. Most of our spots are filled already, but there are a few left from late July (pending nationality quotas). So apply right away if you are interested.

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