The College – Category 1
Southern Lakes English College is a modern NZQA-approved Category 1 school in the heart of beautiful Queenstown. Our most recent audit was evaluated as “Excellent in all areas” – the report for the EER can be read here.
Southern Lakes English College is also a member of English New Zealand which is a rigorous quality assurance body that inspects member schools and has robust standards of compliance that member schools must adhere to.
Southern Lakes English College offers a wide variety of top-quality English Language courses. Our most popular courses are General English (Level 2) and Academic English (Level 4). Please take a look at our Courses page to find out more detailed information.For those looking to “add on” to their English study, students can select from an exciting range of activities that SLEC has hand-picked and discounted to offer an unforgettable experience. Please read more about our Add Ons programme here.
Our staff are well-qualified, experienced and caring. We pride ourselves on our supportive ‘family’ atmosphere where students make lifetime friendships as they study, play sport and have fun together.
On their first day, students are given a placement test so we can ensure that they are placed into the most appropriate class. We then monitor students’ progress carefully, to ensure they are maximising their own learning potential.