Host an International Student for ACET

Many ACET International students stay with carefully selected families while studying at one of our schools. Staying with a host family gives our students a fantastic opportunity to immerse themselves into a new culture and the English language.

Why become a homestay host with ACET?

  • You can make new friends from across the world and learn about their different cultures
  • 24/7 support for both the hosts and the students is provided
  • You will receive payment for hosting a student
  • We have students from over 100 countries, aging from 11 to 90
  • We have over 45 years of experience in providing homestays four our students
  • You will become part of our widespread and fantastic community of hosts

What do you need to become a homestay host?

At least one spare room that would offer students the space to both sleep and study
A home no further than 40 minutes by public transport to Cork city centre
An enthusiasm for sharing your culture and experiences with others, whilst simultaneously learning about theirs

Absolutely everything else is flexible!

If you would like to host an international student, then we would love to hear from you! To apply or find out more, contact us at

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