Bespoke Services

Academic Powerhouse is pleased to offer bespoke services for your needs. These services are a great way for international students and parents to find out more about the UK, or for institutions to tap into the Chinese market for the first time. We give confidential support on a wide range of areas, and with our discreet, personal touch and honest approach, we can assure our clients’ goals are met successfully.

If you have any particular requests, please contact us and we will be delighted to discuss this with you.

Multilingual Personal Chaperone and Customised Tours


  • School Visits/Interviews: pre-arrival preparation, and on-site coordination, communication and interpretation.
  • Tours in the UK: whether it is for sightseeing, Michelin-starred restaurant experience, property viewing and/or high-end shopping, we are able to tailor make a tour according to your needs.

We not only want to meet your expectations, we aim to exceed those expectations.

Accommodation Sourcing


  • Short-term Stay: homestay, hostel, hotel, apartment, studio, etc.
  • Long-term Stay: student accommodation, private apartment, holiday cottage, etc.
  • Property Acquisition: for investment or to set up a home away from home.

We ensure to provide you with a safe and comfortable environment during your stay in the UK.

Language and Culture Courses


  • For education institutions: we provide a half-day and one-day Chinese language and culture course exclusively for the education sector.
  • For Tier 1 investor and entrepreneurial visa holders: we provide intensive training classes to prepare for the Living in the UK and IELTS tests, which are both prerequisites to obtain permanent leave to remain in the UK.

Visa Application


  • Tier 1 – Investor, Entrepreneur and Graduate Entrepreneurs.
  • Tier 2 and Sponsor License.
  • Tier 4 Student Visa and Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme.

Our mission is to help you, using our professional immigration knowledge and experience. We will assess your case and only submit an application on your behalf if we believe it has a good chance of success.

Multilingual Chauffeuring


  • Airport transfers: all London Airports (Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted and City), plus assistance with checking in at hotels, VAT refunds and purchasing mobile phone SIM cards if necessary.
  • Point-to-point transportation: while our drivers are London based, we are happy to assist if your pick-up point or destination is outside of Greater London, provided that it is within the British Isles.

We offer dedicated chauffeuring for each travelling request you make.

Photography (last two in the slideshow) by James Cridland