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We welcome actors from across the EU and beyond, to our Centre in the heart of London. We have many links with industry Internationally.

Our fees are the same whether you have a UK passport, already have Settled Leave to Remain, or are classed as an International student.




GFCA is accredited by ASIC (the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities) for Units of study up to 6 months in length. The complete Advanced Diploma training is made up of 3 Units, containing in total 5 terms. Further information. 


Once we have offered you a confirmed place and you have completed registration, you will be provided with a studentship letter that confirms your right of entry to the UK, and also to rent accommodation. 


Most applicants do not require a visa to study with us - so although you may apply for a visitor visa, you are welcome to check with us first to establish whether that will be the best option. 


GILES FOREMAN CENTRE FOR ACTING holds UK Accreditation from ASIC (Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges, and Universities).  ASIC Accreditation is a leading, globally recognised quality standard in international education. Institutions undergo an impartial and independent external assessment process to confirm their provision meets rigorous internationally accepted standards, covering the whole spectrum of its administration, governance, and educational offering. Achieving ASIC Accreditation demonstrates to students and stakeholders that an institution is a high-quality education provider that delivers safe and rewarding educational experiences and is committed to continuous improvement throughout its operation.   About ASIC: One of the largest international accreditation agencies operating in 70+ countries, ASIC is recognised in the UK by UKVI - UK Visas and Immigration (part of the Home Office of the UK Government), is ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management Systems) Accredited and is a Full Member of The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), a member of the BQF (British Quality Foundation), a member of the International Schools Association (ISA), and an institutional member of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network).

Further information if you wish to come to the UK with a non-UK passport or Identity document: Entering the UK – Government information. Check if you need a UK visa – Government information Information for those from countries eligible for the Youth Mobility Scheme (Tier 5)  - Government information. IN BRIEF: The Youth Mobility scheme operates a first-round lottery, twice a year. You may apply if you are aged 18 to 30 and you’re from: Australia Canada Japan Monaco New Zealand Hong Kong Republic of Korea Taiwan OR if you’re 18 to 30 and a: British overseas citizen British overseas territories citizen British national (overseas) For further information, please email.

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GFCA is International!

GFCA has always had an International focus - we celebrate the mix of cultures and experience brought by actors who come from many European countries, the USA and globally to train at our Centre in London.

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Work / Rest / Play

We are based in the heart of London's theatre-land - and the Soho Theatre, the pulsing hub of Dean Street, is right next door to our building!

The area has a vibrant energy, and there are many pubs & clubs, many types of restaurants and cafes, a variety of music and cabaret venues, theatres, cinemas, art galleries etc... all within walking distance of our Centre.

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