Cairns

Our English school is located on the beautiful outskirts of Kewarra Beach, in the North of Cairns. Nestled among palm trees and gardens, the school has perfect facilities for students to improve their English. The school has professional teachers, latest technology classrooms and flexible courses.

Facilities at the school

  • A 25m swimming pool, a medium pool and a jacuzzi
  • Basketball courts and tennis courts, with floodlights 
  • Golf course
  • Gym
  • Cinema room where the students can watch TV and films
  • Computer room
  • Barbeque area
  • Free wireless internet in the whole complex

 


Characteristics

  • Internet doesn´t have  Internet
  • Library doesn´t have  Library
  • Computer room doesn´t have  Computer room
  • Cafe doesn´t have  Cafe
  • Tea or coffee machine doesn´t have  Tea or coffee machine
  • Garden doesn´t have  Garden
  • Wifi doesn´t have  Wifi
  • Student lounge doesn´t have  Student lounge
  • Prayer room doesn´t have  Prayer room
  • Kitchenette doesn´t have  Kitchenette
  • Support deparment for the students doesn´t have  Support deparment for the students

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Accreditations

The school is accredited by:

TOEIC


Strongest Points

  • A relaxed and friendly environment
  • Idyllic parks and lagoons
  • A fantastic tropical climate 

Cairns is a tourist city located in the North East of Australia, in Queensland, 350km North of Townsville and 1699 North of Brisbane. Its population is 122,731 (2006) and it is very near the Great Barrier Reef. 

Because of this it is a very important tourist centre and a city visited by backpackers and tourists in general. A good way of getting to know Cairns is by bike. It is interesting to learn about the Aboriginal culture and explore the jungle area. It is also worth looking at the wildlife in the zoo in the city. Enjoy white water rafting in the Tully river, or diving and snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef. 

Things to see and do in Carines

Culture

  • Try food from around the world in one of the many outdoor restaurants in Cairns
  • Go to an international ballet performance, musical or concert in the Municipal Theatre in Cairns
  • Enjoy the empressive art scene, with many local and travelling exhibitions 

Leisure 

  • Scuba dive in the Great Barrier Reef
  • Visit the tropical zoo
  • Enjoy the bustling nightlife
  • Relax in the idyllic parks and lagoons

Trips

  • Go to the national parks
  • Navegate around Green Island
  • Take a cruise on the river to see crocodiles

 

Useful information

What to do in Cairns

  • Walk around the stunning scenery of the tropical rainforests and mountain ranges
  • Admire the panoramic views from the world famous cable car in the rainforest
  • Learn to dive in the Great Barrier Reef
  • Do your favourite water sport or try a new one in the sparkling Coral Sea
  • Enjoy the bustling nightlife, open every day of the week
  • Relax in the idyllic parks and lagoons
  • Enjoy the impressive art scene in Cairns, with many local and travelling exhibitions
  • Go to an international ballet performance, musical or concert in the Municipal Theatre of Cairns 

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Standard Course in Cairns

Perfect for

This English course is perfect for those who want to reinforce their language and look over basic content, and advanced in areas thanks to 20 hours of class per week. This course is good to improve your confidence in English, increase your vocabulary and expressions and learn in a unique environment.

Additional information

Start every Monday. There is the possibility of including "skill classes" to improve the immersion of the language Includes the possibility of doing the TOEIC exam with no added cost

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 1 week
  • Horas per Week  20
  • Duration of Classes  60 minutos Minutes
  • Timetables Timetables: 9:30-14:50
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  Yes
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  18
  • Average during the rest of year  0
  • Minimum age  16

Intensive English course in Cairns

The classes are focused on developing the confidence of the student when speaking in English, improving their speaking skils and giving a wide range of vocabulary and English expressions. 

Perfect for

This intensive English course is perfect for those who want to deepen the language and improve their knowledge in a short time. This course allows complete immersion in the culture, language and environment of the English speaking country, in a way that sudents will have more possibilities to improve their communication skills more effectively.

Additional information

Starts every Monday. There is the possibility to include "skill classes" to improve the immersion in the language Includes the possibility of doing the TOEIC exam with no extra cost

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 2 to 52 weeks
  • Horas per Week  25
  • Duration of Classes  60 min Minutes
  • Timetables 8:20-14:50
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  Yes
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  18
  • Average during the rest of year  0
  • Minimum age  16

Extra-curricular Activities

What to do in Cairns

Every month, the school has a free varied plan of activities. Some are in the facilities on campus, and others in the surrounding areas or on the beach. 

Some examples of activities are: 
  • Trekking
  • Swimming
  • Diving classes
  • Activites in the beach
  • Fishing
  • Workshops
  • Sports (waterpolo, basketball, gym)
  • Christmas parties, barbeques...
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Accommodation

Family accommodation for those older than 18

Living with a family is the perfect way to improve your English and get to know the Australian culture. The families in Cairns have been selected carefully and are friendly, generous and will give the students a warm welcome. Many of the families live near the school and it is easy to get there by bike or on foot. Our families are visitied regularly by inspectors from the school to ensure they offer a safe and friendly environment. 

Accommodation with family includes half board (breakfast and dinner in the week, and lunch at the weekends)

For lunch during the week you have 3 options:
  1. Take your own food prepared at home
  2. Eat in the school (20$ per week)
  3. Prepare your lunch in the kitchen at the school

Room Type: single room

School distance: a few minutes walk or by bike

Characteristics

  • Internet doesn´t have  Internet
  • Private bathroom doesn´t have  Private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities doesn´t have  Laundry facilities
  • Cleaning service doesn´t have  Cleaning service
  • Wifi doesn´t have  Wifi
  • Kitchen doesn´t have  Kitchen
  • Kithchen Utensils doesn´t have  Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service doesn´t have  Security service
  • Bed-linen it has Bed-linen
  • Towels it has Towels
  • Breakfast doesn´t have  Breakfast
  • Half Board it has Half Board
  • Full Board doesn´t have  Full Board

Family accommodation for those younger than 18

Living with a family is the perfect way to improve your English and get to know the Australian culture. The families in Cairns have been selected carefully and are friendly, generous and will give the students a warm welcome. Many of the families live near the school and it is easy to get there by bike or on foot. Our families are visitied regularly by inspectors from the school to ensure they offer a safe and friendly environment.

Includes 3 meals a day plus takeaway lunch at the weekends. 

Room Type: single room

School distance: a few minutes walk or by bike

Characteristics

  • Internet doesn´t have  Internet
  • Private bathroom doesn´t have  Private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities doesn´t have  Laundry facilities
  • Cleaning service doesn´t have  Cleaning service
  • Wifi doesn´t have  Wifi
  • Kitchen doesn´t have  Kitchen
  • Kithchen Utensils doesn´t have  Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service doesn´t have  Security service
  • Bed-linen doesn´t have  Bed-linen
  • Towels doesn´t have  Towels
  • Breakfast it has Breakfast
  • Half Board it has Half Board
  • Full Board it has Full Board

SPC Residence

Our residence offers modern accommodation at accessible prices. It is the best option to get to know new friends and to have more independence. You can live on campus, go to free morning classes (Monday to Thursday) and get to know students from all around the world. The bedrooms and bathroom are shared with 4 people. There are cinema nights after class. 

Room Type: shared room with 4 people

Facilities: sports facilities

Characteristics

  • Internet it has Internet
  • Private bathroom doesn´t have  Private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities doesn´t have  Laundry facilities
  • Cleaning service it has Cleaning service
  • Wifi it has Wifi
  • Kitchen doesn´t have  Kitchen
  • Kithchen Utensils doesn´t have  Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service it has Security service
  • Bed-linen it has Bed-linen
  • Towels doesn´t have  Towels
  • Breakfast it has Breakfast
  • Half Board doesn´t have  Half Board
  • Full Board it has Full Board

How to get there

How to get to Cairns

Cairns airport is located 7km North of Cairns, in Aeroglen.

It is very easy to fly to Cairns from various Australian cities. The main companies that have internal flights are:

  • Qantas Domestic
  • Jetstar
  • Virgin Blue

These companies cover all the routes and go to nearly all of the tourist destinations in the country. 

 

From the airport to the city:

  • Bus: There is a shuttle bus service that connects the airport with the city. The stops are in the arrival area of the terminal.
  • Taxi: The taxi ranks are at the arrivals of the terminals, and you can also find free phones in the arrivals hall to call for a taxi. 



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