Seeking host families for International Students

Could you welcome an International Student into your home?

Somerset College are currently seeking host families for International students studying at the College

The host family experience is an important part of international student life and Somerset College is looking to recruit families who will welcome the students as an integral part of their family. Becoming a host family comes with a number of benefits including the chance to meet students from all over the world and experience different cultures and traditions. Host families will also receive £125 per week whilst the student is studying at the college.

Host families will need to live within two miles of the College’s Taunton campus on Wellington Road, in the TA1 or TA2 postal code area.

Somerset College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students and vulnerable adults. Therefore, all adult members of host families retained by the College to undertake this role will be subject to an enhanced check by the Criminal Records Bureau.

If you would like to know more about the benefits and responsibilities involved or would like to request an application pack then please contact the Helpzone team on 01823 366 486 or email