Our English school in Brisbane offers great educational and social facilities. It is located in a modern building in a business district, and has impressive panoramic views of the city, Brisbane river and Moreton bay.
The school is located near the main public transport stops, and very near the train station and ferry station that go on the river. Just in front of the school is the famous Riverside centre with its infinite number of cafes and boutiques.
Accreditations: CRICOS, Access Learning Institutes Pty Ltd
Brisbane is the third biggest city in Australia. It is the capital of the Queensland state, in the North East of the country, and has 2,000,000 inhabitants.
Enjoy the excellent climate in Brisbane during your English course, and travel around the heart of the charismatic city where you will find the main street, The Queen Street Mall, known for being the main shopping destination and where you will be able to enjoy the performances by different groups, as there is a stage where every weekend they organise some kind of entertainment, from concerts to dancing. Brisbane has various colleges recognised worldwide such as the University of Queensland, so it is a young city with a lot of atmosphere both day and night.
Structure of the course: 15 hours of standard English per week
The General English course focuses on the four main aspects of the language: reading, writing, listening and speaking. This course offers a Semi-intensive level of English which will help you to learn quickly and effectively.
Ideal for those that want to have enough time for their studies whilst enjoying their free time
You will also learn vocabulary, grammar and how to speak in formal and informal discussions. Visa F1 is required
Structure of the course: 20 lessons + 8 lessons of specific skills + 7 sessions of structured study.
The optional subjects depend on the school and your level of English, but they can include vocabulary, current affairs, local culture or Business English.
Ideal for students of all levels that want to improve their English quickly and effectively.
The Intensive English courses focus on quick and effective language learning, reaching a fluent level of English, learning grammar and vocabulary that are used in daily conversations. Visa F1 required
Structure of the course: 20 lessons + 8 lessons of specific skills + 7 sessions of structured study
Communication techniques in the work place in English to learn and participate in expressing yourself in Business meetings, whilst also improving your written skills.
Combine English classes with specialised Business classes, as well as making the most of structured study sessions to promote your skills in handling the language.
Ideal for those that want to study English and learn how to speak in Business meetings, written English and job interview techniques
The students can choose between a wide list of interesting courses related to the world of Business. Visa F1 required
Structure of the course: 28 lessons of IELTS preparation per week + 7 structured study sessions.
A preparation course for the IELTS exam will teach you skills and necessary strategies to pass the exam. The course will help you make the experience much easier, by achieving a good result.
In the lessons of the course, you will practice reading, writing and speaking, and will also improve your grammar and vocabulary.
Ideal for those that want to improve their skills and practice before the exam.
Getting to know the different sections of the exam, the ways of maximising your time and the types of exam style questions. Visa F1 required
Structure of the course: 28 lessons of preparation for the Cambridge exam per week + 7 structured study sessions.
This preparation course for the Cambridge exams will give you a detailed understanding of the structure of the exams and will teach you the best strategies to pass the exams, as well as practicing the English that you need.
You can do various Cambridge exams: the First Certificate (FCE), the Certificate of Advanced English (CAE), or the Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE).
Course starting dates in 2016:
Ideal for those that want to improve their skills and practice before the exam. In the lessons you will practice reading, writing, speaking, and also grammar and vocabulary.
Visa F1 required. Our lessons offer the opportunity to do practice exams, learning the best techniques so you feel confident on the day of the exam.
Doing a long duration course, you will have the extraordinary opportunity of experimenting with your English studies in the country where the language is spoken. During the 5-6 month course, you will gain fluency in English, you will get various qualifications and you will make friends from all around the world, whilst opening many doors for your professional life. The programme can be personalised so you can adapt it to your needs and objectives, with options of interesting subjetcs, exam preparation and work experience.
Visa F1 required
Every week the school organises a variety of social, cultural and sports activities according to your tastes, budget and free time. This allows you to integrate with your classmates, while getting to know the wonders of the city. Signing up to the activities is the perfect way to practice your English, make new friends and have a good time.
This list is just an example:
Weekend excursions to places of interest are organised in places near to Brisbane (Gold Coast, Fraser Island, Sunshine Coast, etc.) diverse sports, parties and socials.
Enjoy a warm welcome from a local host, who will provide you with a bedroom in their house, as well as breakfast and dinner every day, and lunch at the weekends. Enjoying staying with a family whilst doing your English course in Australia is a great way to submerge yourself in the local life, and practice your English with natives every day. All of the families are selected carefully so that they offer you a welcoming and safe home.
Availability: all year
Room Type: single room
Our guest house Unilodge is in the South of Brisbane, just 10 minutes from Southbank train station. Each apartment has its own bathroom and a small kitchen, and all bedrooms can be individual, for couples or friends that want to share a room. All of the apartments are fully furnished and equipped.
The property also has a cafe on the first floor, a big gym and a laundry.
Availability: all year
Room Type: Single or double room
Facilities: barbeque outside, possibility to rent a bike
School distance: 30-35 minute walk. 15 minutes by bus
Check-in: Sunday from 07:00 to 18:00
Adalong residence is a great place to get to know other students, and has single and double rooms. There is a shared bathroom, communal student room and laundry services. You can relax outside or rent a bike and travel around Brisbane.
The laundry works with coins. The common areas include a living room and dining room. A barbeque is available at the weekends.
Home made dinners are served Monday to Friday, and continental breakfast 7 days a week.
Availability: All year
Room Type: single, double or shared room
School distance: 30 minutes in public transport
Birisbane airport is located in the North East of the city and is one of the biggest in Australia.
Fue mi primera experiencia en hacer un curso en el extranjero y estuvo genial. Animo a la gente que lo haga por que es una experiencia en la vida que nadie debería perderse. Aunque sea una vez! Repetiré sin lugar a dudas.