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The University of Otago English Language Centre welcomes students from all over the world to our classrooms.

We are a member of English New Zealand and are proud to offer quality programmes with some of the best English language teachers in the country.

Our English language programmes

No matter your level of English or future study plans, we have a programme to suit you.

General English

This programme includes listening, speaking, reading, writing, pronunciation, and grammar skills – at different levels – from elementary to advanced.

Our General English programmes

IELTS preparation

We offer IELTS preparation courses on-campus.

Our IELTS preparation courses

English for Otago

This programme offers a pathway to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at the University of Otago.

Our English for Otago programme

English for academic purposes

This programme aims to help students develop academic skills for tertiary study and independent learning.

Our English for academic purposes programme

Online programmes

Many of our programmes are now available online.

Our online programmes

Group packages

For university groups we offer short-term English tuition combined with an exciting activities programme.

Our group packages

International English exams

We are a registered test centre for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and the Occupational English Test (OET).

The International English examinations

Test your level of English

Take our online English test and find out what your level is.

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