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Yale Parent Experience

If you have any questions please contact us with any questions. Before filling in the travel questionnaire or booking your flights please read over our travel details.


Before arriving at ISSOS

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Have your own ISSOS Experience

ISSOS is based in beautiful locations that offer brilliant destinations for a break. Why not have your own ISSOS experience and take advantage of the VIP rates and conections that ISSOS has arranged just for you.

If you would like to visit St Andrews, Cambridge or Yale and meet the teachers and staff of the summer school at our parents reception, which we hold at the end of each session, please let us know.


Additional Information

To download a full information pack with information on cultural trips, mailing addresses at the summer school, the town, pocket money, laundry and packing lists etc. please click below.

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Yale Accomodation

Courtyard, New Haven at Yale

This Marriot hotel offers comfortable accommodation, just a 2 minute walk from the Yale campus. 

Things to Do in Yale

Yale University Tour 

Hear about Yale’s rich 300-year history and aspects of student life at several of Yale’s twelve residential colleges. The tour also includes the Gothic Sterling Memorial Library, Yale’s largest, and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

Yale University’s earliest museum collection, begun in the 18th century, was a miscellaneous assortment of “natural and artificial curiosities” from around the world typical of collections of the time. Systematic collecting of specimens for teaching and research began in 1802 with the appointment of Benjamin Silliman as Professor of Chemistry and Natural History.

The outstanding mineral collection Silliman built for Yale, which he used in his pioneering teaching of geology and mineralogy, became an important source of public entertainment and one of the principal attractions for visitors to New Haven.

Experience New York

Yale is a 2 hour train journey to New York City. Why not take advantage of visiting this amazing city and all it has to offer? Visit Times Square, experience the plethora of museums and shop 'til you drop on 5th Avenue. 

Visit Boston

Why not enjoy a walking tour of this city followed by shopping at Faneuil Hall?  It's easy to make your way to Newbury Street and visit Quincy Market, taking in the sites and sounds of this vibrant city.