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LAB - Languages Across Borders, Melbourne, Australia

LAB - Languages Across Borders

The language school LAB - Languages Across Borders was founded in Melbourne, Australia in 2011. The school is centrally located with easy access to main train stations and tram stops. It is close to a variety of shops, shopping malls and other facilities such as libraries and parks.

The school address is: L8, 250 Collins Street, 3000 - Melbourne, Australia (see on map)

Accreditations and Quality seals

ELICOS NEAS Study in AustraliaPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

Facilities

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in all classrooms

  • Electronic whiteboard in all classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in most classrooms

Number of classrooms:

18

Facilities for disabled students

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Disabled toilet

  • Wheelchair access to reception

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED Optional language workshops

Course material:

Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 10 AU$ per week.

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 7
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 6

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years
  • 16 years for specific Junior courses

English teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

8
2
2
1
9
3
17
12
2
15
3

Optional airport transfer

Melbourne Airport:
160 AU$ pick up
320 AU$ return (both ways)
Avalon, Avalon Airport:
230 AU$ pick up
460 AU$ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020 - 03 Jan. 2020, 27 Jan. 2020, 09 Mar. 2020, 10 Apr. 2020, 08 Jun. 2020, 03 Nov. 2020, 21 Dec. 2020 - 26 Dec. 2020, 28 Dec. 2020 - 31 Dec. 2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

English Courses

General Language
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 25 Additional Week
Price in AU$ 385 366 770 732 1155 1098 1520 1444 2280 2166 3040 2888 3800 3610 4560 4332 4810 4570 8875 8432 355 338
Price in US$ 252 503 754 992 1487 1983 2478 2974 3137 5787 232
Classes are from Monday to Thursday (5 lessons each day with a 45-minute break).
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:30  - 14:30
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 25 Additional Week
Price in AU$ 385 366 770 732 1155 1098 1520 1444 2280 2166 3040 2888 3800 3610 4560 4332 4810 4570 8875 8432 355 338
Price in US$ 252 503 754 992 1487 1983 2478 2974 3137 5787 232
Classes are from Monday to Thursday (5 lessons each day with a 45-minute break).
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:30  - 14:30
Required minimum language level
Advanced (C1) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in AU$ 250 238 500 475 750 713 1000 950 1250 1188 1500 1425 1750 1663 2000 1900 2500 2375 3000 2850 250 238
Price in US$ 164 327 490 653 816 979 1142 1305 1631 1957 164
Classes are from Monday to Friday (with a 15-minute break).
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 17:00  - 21:15
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in AU$ 250 238 500 475 750 713 1000 950 1250 1188 1500 1425 1750 1663 2000 1900 2500 2375 3000 2850 220 209
Price in US$ 164 327 490 653 816 979 1142 1305 1631 1957 144
Evening classes are from Monday to Friday (with a 15-minute break).
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 17:00  - 21:15
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Business
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 25 Additional Week
Price in AU$ 385 366 770 732 1155 1098 1520 1444 2280 2166 3040 2888 3800 3610 4560 4332 4810 4570 8875 8432 355 338
Price in US$ 252 503 754 992 1487 1983 2478 2974 3137 5787 232
Classes are from Monday to Thursday (5 lessons each day with a 45-minute break).
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:30  - 14:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 25 Additional Week
Price in AU$ 385 366 770 732 1155 1098 1520 1444 2280 2166 3040 2888 3800 3610 4560 4332 4810 4570 8875 8432 355 338
Price in US$ 252 503 754 992 1487 1983 2478 2974 3137 5787 232
Lessons are 1.5 hours per day.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 13:00  - 14:30
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 13 25
Price in AU$ 385 366 770 732 1155 1098 1520 1444 1900 1805 2280 2166 3040 2888 3800 3610 4560 4332 4810 4570 8875 8432
Price in US$ 252 503 754 992 1239 1487 1983 2478 2974 3137 5787
Lessons are 1.5 hours per day.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 13:00  - 14:30
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Exam Preparation
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FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 25 Additional Week
Price in AU$ 385 366 770 732 1155 1098 1520 1444 2280 2166 3040 2888 3800 3610 4560 4332 4810 4570 8875 8432 355 338
Price in US$ 252 503 754 992 1487 1983 2478 2974 3137 5787 232
Morning classes take place from Monday to Thursday (5 lessons each day with a 45-minute break).
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:30  - 14:30
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Note: All courses offered by LAB - Languages Across Borders, Melbourne can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.
Lesson duration: 60 minutes
School's administrative fee: 220.00 AU$
Comments about courses:Registration fee for Student-Visa applicants: AUD 220
Registration fee for Non Student-Visa applicants: AUD 100
Material fees:
- AUD 10 per week
- Minimum AUD 75 - Maximum AUD 350

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in AU$ 320 640 960 1280 1600 1920 2240 2560 3200 3840 320 290
Price in US$ 220 440 659 879 1099 1318 1538 1758 2197 2636 220 200
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
320 AU$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in AU$ 335 670 1005 1340 1675 2010 2345 2680 3350 4020 335 290
Price in US$ 230 460 690 920 1150 1380 1610 1840 2300 2760 230 200
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
335 AU$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & lunch & dinner, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in AU$ 285 570 855 1140 1425 1710 1995 2280 2850 3420 285 280
Price in US$ 196 392 587 783 979 1174 1370 1565 1957 2348 196 193
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
285 AU$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in AU$ 300 600 900 1200 1500 1800 2100 2400 3000 3600 -- 280
Price in US$ 206 412 618 824 1030 1236 1442 1648 2060 2471 193
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
300 AU$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & lunch & dinner, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in AU$ 350 700 1050 1400 1750 2100 2450 2800 3500 4200 350 295
Price in US$ 241 481 721 961 1202 1442 1682 1922 2403 2883 241 203
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Fee for Guardianship: AUD 75 (only available for students with 3 month contracts).
Price extra night:
350 AU$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & lunch & dinner, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 17
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in AU$ 395 790 1185 1580 1975 2370 2765 3160 3950 4740 395 250
Price in US$ 272 543 814 1085 1356 1627 1898 2169 2712 3254 272 172
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
395 AU$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Ballet1 km
Baseball0.5 km
Basketball1 km
Cooking1 km
Cricket0.5 km
Dancing0.5 km
Diving3 km
Field Hockey0.5 km
Football (soccer)0.5 km
Golf1 km
Horse riding5 km
Ice Hockey3 km
Mountainbiking100 km
Music0.5 km
Rugby0.5 km
Sailing3 km
Skiing150 km
Squash0.5 km
Swimming1 km
Table Tennis2 km
Tennis0.5 km
Volleyball0.5 km
Windsurfing3 km
Yoga0.2 km

Brochures

LAB - Languages Across Borders Brochure (PDF)

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    FAQ about LAB - Languages Across Borders, Melbourne

  • English courses at LAB - Languages Across Borders start at 238 AU$ for General English (Evening) course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of LAB - Languages Across Borders
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Melbourne Airport (160 AU$), Avalon, Avalon Airport (230 AU$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at LAB - Languages Across Borders varies from 18 students (General English (Morning)) to 18 students (General English (Morning))
  • 100% of teachers at LAB - Languages Across Borders hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at LAB - Languages Across Borders comes from Japan with a 17% representation, followed by students from Thailand (15%) and Korea (12%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • LAB - Languages Across Borders offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 29 during the summer and 26 for the rest of the year.
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