Local Link

Meet Friendly Local British People

Friends International Local Link connects international students with local hosts. Typically, an international student is invited to the house of a local family for a hot meal.  Hosts may also meet students in parks, churches or coffee shops etc. These may be better options during Covid-19 restrictions.

A few reasons you should sign-up to Local Link:

Experience a British home​

Meet friendly local people​

Practise your English with native speakers

Meet up more than once if you wish

Learn about British culture

Enjoy a home-cooked meal​

Use the Friends International App to sign up to Local Link now.

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If you have questions about the app please contact: app@friendsinternational.uk.

Local Link - Covid-19 Notice

Friends International Local Link connects international students with local hosts. Due to Covid-19 we are taking procautions to protect both our students and hosts. We have updated our Host’s Code of Conduct and our Student’s Terms and Conditions. These changes reflect what is required by local government and aims to reduce the risks involved with face-to-face meetings.

"Though I am a foreigner, when I am with you I don't feel like one anymore."

Yusuf, Turkey