Under 18s

Under 18

Homestay is a unique opportunity to gain insight into the culture and customs of England and to make international friendships for life. At Hosts International, we specialise in arranging high quality home stay accommodation for students who are under 18 years of age as well as for adults. We place students with friendly and caring families as they understand that the perfect complement to your studies is to stay with a host family where you can continue to practice and improve your English language skills.


Guidelines for host families

Hosts International are experienced in placing junior students in homestays and have a wide database of qualified homestay options for both individuals and groups.

‘’Hosts International meets the standards for registration with the British Council as a provider of homestay, private home and independent self-catering accommodation for adults and under-18s for accredited providers in the UK.”

Special support is available for students who are under 18 years old when they start their studies. In order to provide this support, it is highly recommended that these students stay in homestay accommodation. We work closely with partner schools to acknowledge that anyone under the age of 18 living in England is legally a child and recognize that they may therefore have additional needs in relation to their support and welfare.



In order to ensure that all international students who are under-18 years of age have been placed with suitable home stay families, we ensure that:

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