International students have been studying English at Academia's Campus located in the centre of Melbourne since 2005. Students choose Academia for its balanced nationality mix in each class, a friendly, warm and supportive environment and the ability to mix with other students studying vocational courses. Although there are over 150 English schools delivering English Teaching in Melbourne Australia, being a full member of English Australia, Academia is one of 20 English school providers including, Chisholm Institute of TAFE, Deakin University English Language Institute, Hawthorn English Language Centre, La Trobe Melbourne, Melbourne Language Centre, Monash University English Language Centre, RMIT English Worldwide, Swinburne College and Victoria University English Language Institute.
Designed for students ranging in level from complete beginner to advanced, this course provides students with the opportunity to practice their English in a supportive, encouraging environment.
Students hoping to attend further studies in Australia need practice in the use of Academic English. This course provides the support that international students need to reach their goal of entering to university
IELTS preparation courses prepare students to take the IELTS test. There are two levels offered at Academia. Courses start every 5 weeks. It takes approximately 10 weeks for a student to raise her or his IELTS score by .5
The Part-time PTE preparation course prepares students to take the PTE test (Pearson Test of English) focusing on improving students’ PTE skills and test-taking techniques.
All our English programs now run 4 days a week (20 hours) with 1 day of FREE optional extra classes/activities.
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To get the best out of your learning experience learning in Australia, Academia organises social and leisure activities every 5 weeks. These include:
In addition to our largest nationality of Australian Students, Academia has over 50 nationalities attending our Vocational and English courses. Study at Academia and experience the world.
Academia is known as a leader in quality tuition recognized by Industry and the Australian Government as our awards show.
Situated in the geographical centre of Melbourne, Australia, our students enjoy being in the middle of Melbourne's central shopping, entertainment, restaurant and business district. Voted as the most livable city in the world multiple times in the last few years, Melbourne is Australia's capital of food, fashion sport and entertainment. Clubs and bars, central markets, the main tourist district, fashionable stores, restaurants and much more are all within walking distance of our college. Being one of the most multicultural cities in the world, international students are made to feel welcome.
As a mid-sized tertiary institution you will be treated as an individual at Academia with personalized care and a tailored training plan for students who encounter difficulties in progressing in certain subjects.
Counselling staff, employment officers, student services and marketing personnel are available to assist you with your specific needs. Any personal matters are treated with strict confidentiality
A number of Universities offer Pathways with Academia allowing students interested in continuing their education to a University Degree level or above.
Academia has been recognized by winning multiple Education and Industry Awards see Academia's Awards
Academia English Students have access to spacious classrooms all with sunlight access, electronic projectors, computer labs with free internet access during and outside class hours.
All Teachers of English at Academia are:
Native English speakers
Have a minimum of a Bachelor Degree and a Certificate IV in TESOL
A large proportion have a Masters in English teaching related studies
Average 5 years of teaching English to overseas students
By having many years of teaching experience, our Teachers can quickly identify and apply teaching techniques to our students’ training needs, and deliver effective English tuition in a fun, systematic and supportive learning environment.