English Language Schools in Brisbane - Ranking 2022

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19 Best language schools in Brisbane (ranked based on student reviews)

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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

Rating: 4

4.0 | 23 reviews

The quality of teaching and the atmosphere in the school. I can not judge the accommodation, because I stayed privately.
The afternoon course Business English was not enough for me personally. I had expected more.

4 June 2018
Course: Intensive 24 - 2 weeks
Student age: 37 years


Rating: 4

4.0 | 23 reviews

The teacher and classmates were great! Learned a lot in just 2 weeks.

15 November 2016
Course: General 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 23 years


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


Rating: 4

4.0 | 23 reviews

The teachers and Sandy, always pleasant.

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


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


Rating: 4

4.0 | 23 reviews

Teachers and location (city center)

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


Rating: 3.8

3.8 | 23 reviews

Les rencontres internationales
La famille d

13 December 2010
Course: General English - 3 weeks
Student age: 24 years

France, Metropolitan

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: General 20 - 6 weeks
Student age: 26 years


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


Rating: 3.8

3.8 | 23 reviews

The teachers are very friendly and all the students are kind
I think that the price for internet in the accomodation of the school is very expensive. And in fact, it's only a low speed Internet.

16 January 2008
Course: General English - 12 weeks
Student age: 24 years


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: General 20 - 3 weeks
Student age: 23 years


Rating: 3.8

3.8 | 23 reviews

There are many people from different countries.

10 March 2007
Course: General English - 2 weeks
Student age: 27 years


Rating: 3.8

3.8 | 23 reviews

-Good school, but sometimes überklimatisiert-dedicated teachers

21 February 2006
Course: General English - 12 weeks
Student age: years


What school directors said about Brisbane

Brisbane offers a friendly & relaxed lifestyle with year-round sunshine.

The perfect blend of work & leisure, city & sun. All in a relaxed & friendly Brisbane environment. Brisbane is the Capital of beautiful Queensland, an amazing city defined by the Arts, Live Music, Sports and a warm Sub-Tropical climate that invites visitors to relax and enjoy its markets, parks, gardens, rivers systems and beautiful coastline.

Interesting information about Brisbane

Key Facts about Brisbane

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

Population: 2,190,000

Time zone: +13h. (GMT +10)

Region: Queensland, Brisbane

Currency: AUD (1 AUD = 75.3915 ARS)

Brisbane quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.4

4.4 (58 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from Argentina require a visa to enter and study in Australia. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

High season: October

Low season: April

Average course price per week (High season): 642 AU$

Average course price per week (Low season): 340 AU$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in Buenos Aires

  • Student price index excluding rent:114* (14% more expensive than Buenos Aires)
  • Student price index including rent:111* (11% more expensive than Buenos Aires)
  • Price index food only:98* (2% cheaper than Buenos Aires)
  • Big Mac price (Australia average):5.89 AU$ (48% more expensive than in Argentina)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type I
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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Public transportation in Brisbane

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Events in BrisbaneBest time to take a language course in Brisbane

Australia Day
Australia Day

January 2022Brisbane celebrates Australia's national holiday with shows, food stalls, fairs and festivals. An unbeatable chance to immerse yourself in Aussie culture.


August 2022The 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.

Brisbane Festival
Brisbane Festival

September 2022Unbeatable 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.


September 2022An 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
Parliament House
Parliament House
Wheel of Brisbane
Wheel of Brisbane
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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

Other destinations that were popular to combine with courses in Brisbane

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FAQ about schools in Brisbane

  • OHC English has received the best overall rating in Brisbane.
  • OHC English, located in 1/171 Elizabeth Street has been voted as the school with the best location in Brisbane.
  • 'Homestay' at LSI - Language Studies International is the best rated accommodation in Brisbane.
  • 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.

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