Overseas Students come to Cheltenham

Every summer Cheltenham sees an influx of students from its twin towns.  In July this year the Mayor welcomed 48 students from Annecyand 20 from Weihai.  The students were all attending the international summer school run by Gloucestershire College, where they take part in language lessons, sporting and sightseeing activities and all stay with localContinue reading “Overseas Students come to Cheltenham”

Weihai pupils visit Cheltenham

Around 40 students from our Chinese twin town of Weihai spent two weeks in Cheltenham from 8-22 July 2017 attending Gloucestershire College’s International summer school.  The youngsters all stayed in local host families and spent an afternoon meeting with the Mayor of Cheltenham asking her questions about the town of Cheltenham and her role asContinue reading “Weihai pupils visit Cheltenham”

Twinning Youngsters welcomed to Cheltenham

The Mayor of Cheltenham had a busy couple of weeks in the summer welcoming students from our twin towns of Annecy France and Weihai China. The group of 30 Annecy young people and 55 Weihai youngsters were in Cheltenham from 8-29 July attending Gloucestershire College’s international summer school.  The 3 week programme included English lessons, sport andContinue reading “Twinning Youngsters welcomed to Cheltenham”

Annecy and Weihai students at summer school in Cheltenham

Cheltenham welcomed 48 pupils and 4 leaders from Annecy from 6-27 July who were attending the international summer school at Gloucestershire College for three weeks and stayed with local families, as well as 34 pupils and 3 leaders from Weihai, also at GlosCol’s summer school for two weeks from 13-27 July.  Both groups were welcomed by theContinue reading “Annecy and Weihai students at summer school in Cheltenham”

Annecy and Weihai students at Gloscol

From 7-28 July, a group of 48 Annecy students attended the summer language school at Gloucestershire College and a group of 20 students from Weihai were there from 15-27 July.  The mayor hosted receptions for both groups.  The students all stayed with host families where they gained confidence with their spoken English.  

Twinners flocked to see Olympic Torch celebrations

Over 75 twinning visitors from our five twin towns came to Cheltenham to join in celebrating the Olympic torch coming to Cheltenham. The delegation included 20 officials from across our 5 twin towns and 13 members of the Lubo dance ensemble from Sochi, Russia. Other visitors here for the torch relay on 23 May included 32 guestsContinue reading “Twinners flocked to see Olympic Torch celebrations”