The University of Otago English Language Centre welcomes students from all over the world to our classrooms – both on campus in Dunedin, or online from wherever you are in the world.
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.
This programme includes listening, speaking, reading, writing, pronunciation, and grammar skills – at different levels – from elementary to advanced.
We offer online IELTS preparation courses at two levels.
English for Otago
This programme offers a pathway to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at the University of Otago.
English for academic purposes
This programme aims to help students develop academic skills for tertiary study and independent learning.
Many of our programmes are now available online, including a new New Zealand culture and customs programme.
For university groups we offer short-term English tuition combined with an exciting activities programme.
International English exams
We are a registered test centre for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Occupational English Test (OET), Internet-Based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT) and Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) examinations.
Test your level of English
Take our online English test and find out what your level is.