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Banco Santander is once more granting 1,000 "Santander Languages | English to boost your career 2022 Scholarships" to the English Language Programs at the University of Pennsylvania to help learners increase their command of professional English. Non-native English speakers above the age of 18 who... more
Students in front of Tedyuscung Statue in the Wissahickon
What a wonderful Fall 1 Session! With the season changing, this session has become even more memorable. There have been a lot of things that have been done in the past two months. Students spent a lot of time in the student center and playing... more
berries covered in frost
Study English in Philadelphia this winter! Develop a foundation for university-level English and explore a variety of academic subjects and professional communication in English in the Institute for Academic and Professional Studies program. This program runs for four weeks and there are two... more
Language Specialist María Paredes Fernández participated in the 2022 Berlin Marathon where she finished the 42.2km (26.2 miles) race in 3:18:37. This was a personal best time by 14 minutes and it also meant that she qualified to run in the 2024 Boston Marathon. The ELP is extremely proud of María... more
7/22/2022 The KAUST Gifted Student Program Communications team recently prepared an article for the KGSP website highlighting the university acceptances of its Foundation Year students. This article mentions the English Language Programs at UPenn and features a photo that was shared by Fatimah... more
On Tuesday, July 26, the ELP, LPS, and other friends and associates gathered at the University of Pennsylvania to celebrate the life of James Riedel who passed away on May 25, 2022 after a long illness. James came to the ELP in 2001 and served as a Language Specialist, and later as the Business... more
Thank you for a great Summer 1 session! We had so much fun going on excursions and doing activities in the Student Center. Getting to know each other at the beginning Cheering on the Philadelphia Phillies at a baseball game Experiencing Philadelphia... more
Morris Arboretum "Stick Work" by Patrick Dougherty with visiting students
Beginning of Session Breakfast and Library Tour The spring session began with a bang with our beginning of session breakfast. After the breakfast students embarked on a guided tour of the library. Penn Museum Our inquisitive students explored the amazing art and artifacts in the Penn Museum. Trip... more
Study English in Philadelphia this summer! Develop a foundation for university-level English and explore a variety of academic subjects and professional communication in English in the Institute for Academic and Professional Studies program. This program runs for four weeks, from... more
Hello, my name is Evelyn Martinez, and I am a Program Assistant at the ELP Student Center. On March 26th, we were able to take the ELP to Washington, D.C.! We were so excited that almost all of the students signed up to go! There, students were able to roam the city freely. Some explored the... more