124 English Language Schools in Australia - Ranking 2023

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Information about Australia

Visit the home of kangaroos, wallabies, possums and other animal species! Australia, with its varied range of scenery, is surrounded by the Indian and the Pacific Oceans. Australia's main attractions are, among many others, the beaches, the outback, aboriginal culture, and the seaside city of Sydney. Discover the fascinating underwater world around Australia by diving at the Great Barrier Reef, or simply experience an adventurous trip through the outback.

Key Facts about Australia

Population: 24,993,000
Capital: Canberra
Time zone: GMT +8 — GTM +10
Currency: AUD (1 AUD = 0.6696 USD)
Telephone country code: +61
Largest cities in Australia:
  • 1. Sydney: 4,600,000
  • 2. Melbourne: 4,300,000
  • 3. Brisbane: 2,189,878
  • 4. Perth: 1,900,000
  • 5. Adelaide: 1,200,000
Visa: Nationals from USA can travel and study a language course up to 18 hours a week and for a maximum of 90 days without a full visa. It is just necessary to apply online for an ESTA card (Electronic System for Travel Authorization). Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Visa requirements data last updated on 01-12-2022 (Source)
For the most up-to-date visa information please consult with the embassy or consulate of Australia in your country. List of embassies and consulates of Australia on the official website - Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Largest international airport in Australia:
Sydney International Airport (SYD): 9 km. from Sydney city center
Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Australia average): 6.91 AU$
    (10% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type I
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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Q&A - Questions and answers about Australia

  • On our website, in the English courses in Australia section, you can find information about the different cities and schools we work with in Australia. You can also get quotes for your course and accommodation, but please note that schools will only be able to offer accommodation to your partner if your partner also books a course. If this is not the case, you will have to find your own accommodation.
  • The initial payment (prepayment) is collected in Euros - as our agency is located in Spain - and is collected by us on behalf of the school. The second payment, which is made to the school before the start of the course, needs to be done in the local currency of the country you will be visiting. How? It varies from school to school, but you can usually pay by bank transfer, credit card or online payment system.
  • Approximately one week before the start of your course, you will receive an email with more details about your reservation, and in this same email we will ask you to provide this information on to us so that the school has time to organize the pick-up. However, it is not necessary to wait until you receive this email to give us this information, as you can provide it to us at any time once your booking is confirmed.

FAQ about schools in Australia

  • FTI - Federation Technology Institute has received the best overall rating in Melbourne.
  • FTI - Federation Technology Institute, located in Level 8, 131 Queen St., Melbourne has been voted as the school with the best location in Australia.
  • In Australia the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business English Group, Business English Private, Medical English, English for Tourism & Hospitality.
  • Schools in Australia offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: TOEFL, TEFL / TESOL, TOEIC, Cambridge Preliminary, Cambridge First, Cambridge Advanced, Cambridge Proficiency, IELTS.
  • In Australia there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: English & Tennis, English & Swimming, English & Surf, English & Sports.
  • If you have no idea of a destination in Australia, here are our top 5 cities where to study English: 1. Melbourne 2. Sydney 3. Brisbane 4. Gold Coast 5. Perth
  • Visa regulations are rather delicate and they can change very quickly, so your best bet is to always contact the embassy or consulate directly in your home country.
    Rubén De Haro, Area Manager - Spanish from LanguageCourse.net - Sep 08, 2022
  • As off 5th August 2022 the student visa (500) is issued to those who intend to study in Australia. This visa is issued for the full period of study on the selected course at the university. Short-term student visa to Australia category 570 assumes passing of language courses, it is not prolonged. It entitles you to stay in the country for up to 3 months. You will need an invitation from the institution to issue it. You can extend the 500 visa, but not the 570 visa. As regulations often change it is advisable to always check with the embassy
    Maksym, Russian speaking manager from LanguageCourse.net - Aug 05, 2022
  • Based on the length of your stay and Nationality you will need a visitor visa or student visa to travel to Australia. Please contact one of our agents with all your information in order to check.
    Lisa Lebret, language travel agent from LanguageCourse.net - Jun 28, 2022
  • Based on the length of your stay and Nationality you will need a visitor visa or student visa to travel to Australia. Please contact one of our agents with all your information in order to check.
    Lisa Lebret, language travel agent from LanguageCourse.net - Jun 28, 2022
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