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12 English Language Schools in Melbourne Ranking 2024

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Melbourne language school ranking

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Melbourne ratings & opinions

How our students rated their experience in Melbourne

4.7

Rating: 4.7/5.0

Overall attractiveness of Melbourne
46 authentic ratings from students who reserved a course with us in Melbourne
Nightlife
3.6

Rating: 3.6/5.0

Friendliness of locals
4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Interesing things to do
3.8

Rating: 3.8/5.0

Geographic setting
3.8

Rating: 3.8/5.0

Public transport
3.8

Rating: 3.8/5.0

Climate
3.1

Rating: 3.1/5.0

Cleanliness
4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Affordability
3.0

Rating: 3.0/5.0

Shopping
3.8

Rating: 3.8/5.0

Safety
4.2

Rating: 4.2/5.0

What our students said about Melbourne

5.0

Rating: 5/5

Perhaps because there are many international students in a multi-ethnic country, even if I couldn't speak English, I couldn't take a cold attitude, and everyone treated me kindly. The cityscape was beautiful and I enjoyed riding the tram in the city center for free. I thought that the environment for learning a language was a very good place.

Michiyo
Japan
1.0

Rating: 1/5

As the city has such diversity, the people are friendly and pleasant, and I never once felt any kind of discrimination. The food culture is also diverse, and I could find a wide variety of ingredients to enjoy.

Yasuko
Japan

What school directors said about Melbourne

Joanna Kelly

Melbourne is a world class city with an abundance of culture and history on offer. Amazing food, sights and entertainment options.

Joanna KellyDirector of Discover English, lives in Melbourne since 2003
David Mustafa

Rich in culture, the mecca for the Arts, Music, Theatre, Fashion, Major International Sporting Events & Entertainment.

David MustafaDirector of OHC English, lives in Melbourne since 1974

Most recent student reviews of language schools in Melbourne

Einstein College of Australia

I like my classmate and my teacher. They are so nice and the make me talking fluently.

24 May 2023
Course: General English Course ( Morning) - 5 weeks
Student age: 21 years

4.1

Rating: 4.1

| 7 reviews
Melbourne City College

Be careful not to be ripped off when paying school fees.

3 April 2023
Course: General English - 2 weeks
Student age: 39 years

1.0

Rating: 1

| 1 review
Einstein College of Australia

They were wonderful teachers. He gave me a very enjoyable class. I was glad that the staff and teachers were kind enough to accept the students for only one week.
The majority of them are Burmese, and they seem to be interested in Japan and talked to me a lot. I met a Japanese person only once during the lunch break, but he just spoke Japanese. It was good because there was nothing else.

24 January 2020
Course: General English Course ( Morning) - 1 week
Student age: 52 years

4.1

Rating: 4.1

| 7 reviews

Information about Melbourne

Why Melbourne? Melbourne is Australia's second largest city. It has a comfortable climate, forests, mountains and also excellent entertainment and sport facilities. Numerous gardens and parks give a pleasant, open feel to the city, whose skyline mixes elegant spires with dazzling modern skyscrapers.
Population:   4,247,000
Time zone: +9h. (GMT +10)
Region: Victoria, Melbourne
Currency: AUD (1 AUD = 0.6023 EUR)
Visa: You can travel and study a language course for a limited number of hours a week just applying for the visa waiver programme online. Documentation regarding purpose of visit must be shown at the border in order to enter the country. For Study purposes: letter of enrolment from school, accommodation arrangements and proof of payments to the relevant institutions. Fees will be applicable to enter the country. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Visa requirements data last updated on 01 Dec. 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.
High season: October
Low season: May
Average course price per week: 196 AU$
Cost of Living:
* 100 = prices in Rome
  • Price index excluding rent: 125* (25% more expensive than Rome)
  • Price index including rent: 115* (15% more expensive than Rome)
  • Price index food only:128* (28% more expensive than Rome)
  • Big Mac price (Australia average): 7.08 AU$
    (3% cheaper than in Italy)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type I
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz
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Queen Victoria Market
Queen Victoria Market
State Library of Victoria
State Library of Victoria
Royal Botanic Gardens
Royal Botanic Gardens
Hosier Lane
Hosier Lane
Great Ocean Road (12 Apostles)
Great Ocean Road (12 Apostles)
Melbourne
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Melbourne (MEL) - 18 km. from Melbourne city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 5 minutes, 25 minutes.

Main stops: Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St

Taxi: 20 minutes drive to city center of Melbourne

Avalon (AVV) - 49 km. from Melbourne city center

Public transportation to city center:

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Every 60 minutes, 120 minutes.

Main stops: Avalon Airport, Geelong + Geelong, Southern Cross - Melbourne

Taxi: 45 minutes drive to city center of Melbourne

Q&A - Questions and answers about Melbourne

  • Booking insurance is optional. However, it is recommended that you book insurance to cover any medical emergencies that may occur during your stay. Medical expenses in some countries can be very high, so it is important to have medical coverage.

    We work with the insurance company AVI, and you will be able to book it from our website once you have completed your online booking, never before.
    Rubén De Haro, LanguageCourse.Net - Feb 01, 2024
  • The following partner schools in Melbourne offer evening courses.

    ILSC Language School, Melbourne, Australia
    Full-time Evening FT PM (17:30-21:30) 24 lessons per week
    Part-time Evening PT PM Mon-Wed (17:30-21:30) 14.5 lessons per week

    International House, Melbourne, Australia
    General English Evening lesson (17:00-21:15) 20 lessons per week
    Andy Fukutome, LanguageCourse.Net - Jul 29, 2023
  • We offer a 5% discount on our courses.
    Sawsan Zein, LanguageCourse.Net - Feb 10, 2023

FAQ about schools in Melbourne

  • Yes, some schools do have placement tests which determine the group the student should be placed into. It is a simple level test, which the schools usually require the student's to complete prior to arrival or on the first day.
    Anele Nongcula, Language Travel Consultant from LanguageCourse.Net - Apr 10, 2023
  • We work with the school InTuition in Melbourne, they offer Super Juniors (10 to 13 years old), the students can live and study in the teacher's home, 3 meals and accommodation are included in the price.
    You can click on the school name for more information.
    Susan Wang, Language Travel Consultant from LanguageCourse.Net - Feb 16, 2023
  • The tuition depends on the school and the type of course, but you can check the total price in the calculator on the school page.
    The school accepts students from all over the world.
    The registration process can be completed in about a week. We recommend that you apply for a visa 2 months in advance.
    Susan Wang, Language Travel Consultant from LanguageCourse.Net - Feb 15, 2023
  • Please note that each school applies different cancellation policy. Feel free to contact us to receive the school individual cancellation policy.
    Lisa Lebret, language travel agent from LanguageCourse.net - Apr 12, 2022

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