SLEC Southern Lakes English College

School

English language school with a great atmosphere in the center of Queenstown, adventure capital of the world.

Information

Southern Lakes English College is a modern Category 1 school, established in 1993 and located in the heart of Queenstown with another campus in Invercargill.

SLEC holds Category 1 status, the highest NZQA classification, this means that students can obtain visas with work rights and take advantage of the immersive experience of working in New Zealand. We pride ourselves on our friendly and vibrant atmosphere and offer excellent standards of student support and pastoral care.

SLEC chool is a Cambridge English language Assessment authorised centre.

Why SLEC Southern Lakes English College is the best language school to learn English in Queenstown

  • Central Location.
  • Category 1 School (work rights).
  • Pathway to Higher Education with Southern Institute of Technology.
  • 2 campuses in Queenstown and Invercargill.

Most popular activities that SLEC Southern Lakes English College organises in the afternoons and evenings in Queenstown

  • Electives classes such as Pronunciation or Exam Skills.
  • Free activities every week for our students to socialise outside of the classroom. Depending the season, we go for a walk, events in town, quiz nights, etc.
  • Social activities in the evenings. It all depends on the season and also scheduled activities in town.

Most popular excursions and trips that SLEC Southern Lakes English College organises at the weekends

  • Queenstown and its surroundings have amazing short walks and students love to join these and enjoy beautiful views of the mountains and the Lake.
  • During Summer we organise Surfing trips for students to experience and learn.

Location

SchoolSLEC Southern Lakes English College
Address57 Shotover Street
Code9300
CityQueenstown
Province/StateOtago
CountryNew Zealand
Latitude-45.032292
Longitude168.658169
Phone (emergencies)+64212987018
Street viewGoogle Street View

Facilities

Student Lounge Student Lounge
Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
Free Wifi Free Wifi
Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access
Computer Room Computer Room
Multimedia Learning Centre Multimedia Learning Centre
Terrace Terrace

Summary

Total students capacity220
Number of classrooms13
Age minimum16
Authorised exam centre forFCE B2CAE C1CPE C2TOEIC
AccreditationsEnglish New ZealandOficial Authorised Exam Centre for CambridgeOficial Authorised Exam Centre for PTE AcademicOficial Authorised Exam Centre for TOEIC​NZQA Category 1
Last day for 2023 bookings with 2022 prices20/Dic
Year 2022
Holidays (school)21/Dic → 03/Jan
Holidays (country)03/Jan, 04/Jan, 07/Feb, 15/Apr, 18/Apr, 25/Apr, 06/Jun, 24/Jun, 24/Oct, 26/Dic, 27/Dic
Year 2023
Holidays (school)18/Dic → 03 → 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 total average112
Students per classroom maximum16
Students per classroom average12

High Season

Students total average220
Students per classroom maximum20
Students per classroom average16

Statistics on nationalities

Low Season

Total nationalities10

High Season

Total nationalities16

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Prices

Year 2022
NZD
Enrolment fee100$ ≈ 0
Placement fee250$ ≈ 0
Material course total80$ ≈ 0
Year 2023
NZD
Enrolment fee100$ ≈ 0
Placement fee250$ ≈ 0
Material course (total)80$ ≈ 0

Accommodation

Homestay accommodation in Queenstown

Homestay accommodation in Queenstown

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

Remarkable Park Apartments

Remarkable Park Apartments

Student Shared Apartment in Queenstown is the best option for students seeking independent living with other international students

Courses

#LanguageCourseWeeksLessons WeekAge MinimumProfilesLevelsRelated ExamsPrice Week from (NZD)Price Week from ()
     
1ENGeneral English Course Part-time 6 lessonsAfternoon part-time general English course, two afternoons a week (6 lessons per week) in Queenstown, New Zealand {504}6-50 616Adults 16+General EnglishA1A2B1B2C1C2100$≈ 0
2ENGeneral English Course Full-time 20 lessonsThe most popular general English intensive course 20 lessons per week in Queenstown, New Zealand {503}1-50 2016Adults 16+AfternoonGeneral EnglishA1A2B1B2C1C2290$≈ 0