SLEC Southern Lakes English College Invercargill


SLEC Invercargill


Why Southern Lakes English College Invercargill is the best English School to study English in Invercargill

  • Southern Lakes English College is a modern English Language school, recognised as a Category 1 school by the New Zealand government's official qualifying authority (NZQA).
  • Founded in 1993, SLEC is located in the heart of Queenstown, only a one-minute walk from Lake Wakatipu.
  • In 2018, SLEC opened its second campus in the most southern city of New Zealand, Invercargill, the "city of water and lights", a welcoming and friendly city.
  • At both campuses, the students will have a unique environment to study, live, work, have fun in and experience the beauty of New Zealand to the fullest.
  • SLEC offers students a range of facilities within the school: student support, visa renewal, extracurricular activities, and accommodation service.
  • In addition, SLEC is fully owned by the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT), a New Zealand Government Institution that offers over 250 programmes and qualifications across a wide range of subjects and disciplines.

Most popular excursions and trips that English School SLEC Invercargill organises at the weekends

  • Trip to Dunedin.
  • Trip to Milford.
  • Trip to Queenstown.


SchoolSLEC Southern Lakes English College Invercargill
Address133 Tay Street
CountryNew Zealand
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Library Library
Student Lounge Student Lounge
Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
Kitchen Kitchen
Cafeteria Cafeteria
Restaurant Restaurant
Free Wifi Free Wifi
Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access
Computer Room Computer Room
Interactive White Board Interactive White Board
Multimedia Learning Centre Multimedia Learning Centre
Garden Garden


Total students capacity130
Number of classrooms10
Age minimum18
AccreditationsEnglish New Zealand​NZQA Category 1
Last day for 2024 bookings with 2023 prices20/Dic
Year 2023
Holidays (school)16/Dic → 07 → 01
Holidays (country)02/Jan, 03/Jan, 06/Feb, 07/Apr, 10/Apr, 25/Apr, 05/Jun, 14/Jul, 23/Oct, 25/Dic, 26/Dic

Statistics on ages

Low Season

Students per classroom maximum17
Students per classroom average12

High Season

Students per classroom maximum17
Students per classroom average14

Statistics on nationalities

Whole Year



Year 2023
Enrolment fee100$ ≈ 0


Homestay accommodation in Invercargill

Homestay accommodation in Invercargill

Live the experience of full immersion living with a Kiwi host family in Invercargill

SIT Apartments

SIT Apartments

Shared apartments with other students from the school at 8 minutes walk from the English school in Invercargill, New Zealand


#LanguageCourseWeeksLessons WeekAge MinimumProfilesLevelsRelated ExamsPrice Week from (NZD)Price Week from ()
1ENGeneral English Course Full-time 20 lessonsThe most popular general English intensive course 20 lessons per week in Invercargill, New Zealand {1702}SLEC GE20 Free wks1-50 2018Adults 16+General EnglishA1A2B1B2C1290$≈ 0


OFFER Southern Lakes English College Free Weeks
SLEC GE20 Free wks

OFFER Southern Lakes English College Free Weeks

SLEC Invercargill special discount of free weeks. Two FREE weeks for every 12 weeks booked. Minimum booking 14 weeks to pay 12 weeks in Invercargill

Booking: 01/May/2023 → 30/Oct/2023