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Rating: 5.0

5.03 reviews

Rating: 4.7

4.7
Quality of teaching

Rating: 3.5

3.5
Leisure program
Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
School accredited by ACPET (Australian Council for Private Education and Training) School accredited by ELICOS  (English Language Intensive courses for Overseas Client)

The school is located in the CBD and surrounded by cafes, restaurants, parks and shopping centres. Being in the heart of the city, the campus is easy to get to on foot, by bike, or bus. More

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General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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940AU$ 906AU$
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Rating: 4.2

4.24 reviews

Rating: 4.2

4.2
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Rating: 4.2

4.2
Leisure program
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Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
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School accredited by ACCET  (Accrediting Council for Continuning Education and Training) School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by British council School accredited by EA (English Australia) School accredited by ELICOS  (English Language Intensive courses for Overseas Client) School accredited by NEAS  (National ELT Accreditation Scheme ) School accredited by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority) School accredited by Study in Australia

The school is located in the heart of Brisbane's shopping and business district. More

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General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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990AU$ 990AU$
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Rating: 4.0

4.023 reviews

Rating: 4.2

4.2
Quality of teaching

Rating: 3.3

3.3
Leisure program
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Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
School accredited by ELICOS  (English Language Intensive courses for Overseas Client) School accredited by NEAS  (National ELT Accreditation Scheme )

The school is located in the Central Business District (CBD) of Brisbane City, close to public transport links and the city botanic gardens.  More

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Standard 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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935AU$ 900AU$
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Rating: 3.0

3.0
Quality of teaching

Rating: 2.0

2.0
Leisure program
Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
School accredited by EA (English Australia) School accredited by ELICOS  (English Language Intensive courses for Overseas Client) School accredited by NEAS  (National ELT Accreditation Scheme ) School accredited by Study in Australia

The multi-cultural city of Brisbane is home to the language school. This gives students the opportunity the art, music, and cultural scene of the area. The school also had an enclosed... More

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Full-Time Morning FT AM - 24 lessons per week | Max. group size: 18
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1000AU$ 962AU$
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Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
School accredited by EA (English Australia) School accredited by NEAS  (National ELT Accreditation Scheme ) School accredited by Study in Australia

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General English - Day - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 18
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1175AU$ 1129AU$
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Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
School accredited by NEAS  (National ELT Accreditation Scheme )

The language school is an Art Deco building situated between the Westend and Southbank neighborhoods in Brisbane. It is near restaurants, clubs and boutiques and allows students easy access... More

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General Course + Accommodation - 26 lessons per week | Max. group size: 17
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Includes accommodation -
1225€ 1225€
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Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
School accredited by NEAS  (National ELT Accreditation Scheme )

The modern language school shares a campus with Kaplan Business School. Located nearby are riverside galleries, rooftop bars, and Lone Pine Park which students can enjoy during their... More

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General Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
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950AU$ 950AU$
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Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
School accredited by EA (English Australia) School accredited by ELICOS  (English Language Intensive courses for Overseas Client)

The school is located in the heart of Brisbane’s city centre with extensive views of City Hall and the Brisbane skyline from the rooftop terrace.  More

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General English Intensive - Part time - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
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1000AU$ 960AU$
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Accreditations:
School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by UNOSEL  (Union Nationale des Organisations de Séjours Linguistiques) School accredited by WYSE/FIYTO (World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confereration)

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a... More

Course Categories (4)Accommodation (1)
Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
FREE cancellation
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3310US$ 3145US$
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Brisbane

Rating: 5

5.0 | 3 reviews

The staff, they all make you feel at home, you leave there with a small family.

20 April 2020
Course: General English Plus - 8 weeks
Student age: 39 years

Giovanna Fabiola
Australia

Rating: 4

4.0 | 23 reviews

The teacher and classmates were great! Learned a lot in just 2 weeks.
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15 November 2016
Course: Standard 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 23 years

Marloes
Netherlands

Rating: 4

4.0 | 23 reviews

The language teaching
There are too few leisure activities available to students

23 November 2015
Course: Intensive 30 - 2 weeks
Student age: 23 years

Kévin
France

Rating: 4

4.0 | 23 reviews

The teachers and Sandy, always pleasant.

10 September 2012
Course: Standard 20 - 3 weeks
Student age: 21 years

Roi
Espana

Rating: 4

4.0 | 23 reviews

To have met many international people.
I cannot recommend LSI Brisbane. I was angry during 3 weeks for having booked 4 weeks from the start.

28 February 2012
Course: Intensive 30 - 4 weeks
Student age: 28 years

Stefanie
Deutschland

Rating: 4

4.0 | 23 reviews

Teachers and location (city center)

22 November 2011
Course: Intensive 24 - 6 weeks
Student age: 101 years

Alexandra
France

Rating: 4

4.0 | 23 reviews

The people
Ideal for learning, not many distractions. It is better to stay for less than three months.

6 September 2010
Course: Standard 20 - 6 weeks
Student age: 26 years

Ana
Espana

Rating: 4

4.0 | 23 reviews

The mix of nationalities.
Very good support by Ms. Eisenmann.

25 July 2009
Course: Intensive 24 - 4 weeks
Student age: 45 years

Michael
deutsch

Rating: 4

4.0 | 23 reviews

The family they gave me for and the teachers I had.
You have to repair or change the internet service. It's not good.

16 November 2007
Course: Standard 20 - 3 weeks
Student age: 23 years

Isabel
española

Key Facts about Brisbane

Brisbane: Brisbane is the 3rd largest city in Australia with about 2 million inhabitants. It is an international city with a pleasant climate and a wide range of activities where you easily combine outdoor life with city life. Brisbane has a thriving live music scene, as well as museums and theatres, performing arts and creative arts.

In terms of quality of life Brisbane reached place number 35 in the 2019 Mercer.

Population: 2,190,000

Time zone: +20h. (GMT +10)

Region: Queensland, Brisbane

Currency: AUD (1 AUD = 0.7162 USD)

Brisbane quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.4

4.4 (58 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA need a visa to enter the country. A holiday/Tourist visa is sufficient to take a course up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

High season: October

Low season: April

Average course price per week (High season): 515 AU$

Average course price per week (Low season): 331 AU$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:80* (20% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:62* (38% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:72* (28% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Australia average):5.95 AU$ (26% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type I
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Arrival Airport

Brisbane (BNE) - 12 km. from Brisbane city center

Public transportation to city center:

4 per day, 10,00 AUD, 16 minutes.

Main stops: Brisbane Airport, Brisbane

Every 30 minutes, 21,00 AUD, 20 minutes.

Main stops: International Airport platform 1, Eagle Junction, Wooloowin, Albion, Bowen Hills, Fortitude Valley, Central, platform 1

Taxi: 43 £, 15 minutes drive to city center of Brisbane

Direct international flights from:
  • New Zealand: Auckland International, Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown, Wellington
  • USA: Honolulu International, Los Angeles International
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi
  • Canada: Vancouver International

Weather in Brisbane

Climate Table
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Midday Temperature
Night-time Temperature
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Hours of Sunshine
7.67.477.16.66.36.87.98.28.48.28.2
Water Temperature
77 °F77 °F75.2 °F75.2 °F73.4 °F71.6 °F69.8 °F69.8 °F69.8 °F71.6 °F75.2 °F77 °F
Rainfall
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Events in BrisbaneBest time to take a language course in Brisbane

January
Australia Day
Australia Day

January 2021Brisbane celebrates Australia's national holiday with shows, food stalls, fairs and festivals. An unbeatable chance to immerse yourself in Aussie culture.

August
Ekka
Ekka

August 2021The Royal Queensland Show, or Ekka as it is more commonly known, is an annual agriculture show held on the Brisbane Exhibition grounds. This is huge fair with a multitude of events including concerts, activities for children, pyrotechnics, and many, many competitions.

September
Brisbane Festival
Brisbane Festival

September 2021Unbeatable arts festival on the east coast of Australia, with shows ranging from cabaret and circus to opera and modern dance, as well as theatre, comedy, and music of all kinds. This three-week long festival has something for everyone.

Riverfire
Riverfire

September 2021An amazing fireworks extravaganza held along the banks of the Brisbane river. The show begins with a breath-taking air display by the Australian Defence Force. Audience members can tune-in on the radio for live coverage and a musical score.

What to do in Brisbane

City Hall
City Hall
Roma Street Parkland
Roma Street Parkland
Chinatown
Chinatown
Parliament House
Parliament House
Wheel of Brisbane
Wheel of Brisbane
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    FAQ about schools in Brisbane

  • OHC English, located in 1/171 Elizabeth Street has been voted as the school with the best location in Brisbane.
  • OHC English was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Homestay' at LSI - Language Studies International is the best rated accommodation in Brisbane.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations. According to a survey of StudyTravel Magazine the average course duration for Australia is 12 weeks.
  • The student price index in Brisbane is 80.01. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Brisbane with 4.4 stars out of 5.
  • In Brisbane electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type I.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Brisbane is Brisbane (12.8 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Brisbane.
  • In Brisbane the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business Group, English for Doctors, English for Tourism.
  • Schools in Brisbane offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: TOEFL, Cambridge Preliminary, Cambridge First, Cambridge Advanced, Cambridge Proficiency, Cambridge Business, IELTS.
  • See the climate table of Brisbane and the event calendar of Brisbane with events such as Australia Day, Ekka, Brisbane Festival.

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