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English Language Courses Newcastle – Sydney 2013/14

Locations Newcastle The beautiful city of Newcastle is known for its spectacular coastline, contemporary culture and enviable lifestyle, and was named as a Top 10 City in the Lonely Planet’s annual “Best in Travel Guide for 2011”. Newcastle combines a country setting with all the advantages of city living. Newcastle boasts wonderful beaches, a low cost of living, a very favourable climate, a casual lifestyle, and it’s not far from Sydney.

Sydney The University of Newcastle’s Sydney-based Language Centre allows students to balance the benefits of studying English with a high-ranking, long-established institution with easy access to the conveniences of Sydney’s CBD and surrounding areas. The University of Newcastle in Sydney is located in Sydney’s Central Business District (CBD), comprising purposebuilt teaching facilities including 60- seat lecture theatres, tutorial rooms, library and student common and study areas, all serviced by wireless internet coverage.

Study English at your choice of 2 fantastic locations.

THE UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE LANGUAGE CENTRE The University of Newcastle Language Centre has been operating for more than 20 years and has established a reputation for excellence in English language education. We provide a friendly, supportive and culturally diverse atmosphere as part of the wider University of Newcastle environment. We offer: Locations in Newcastle and Sydney campuses with convenient access to the university’s student facilities and services Fully-qualified and experienced teaching staff Quality curriculum with classes designed to equip you with the language skills for your future study, career or personal purposes A culturally diverse environment where you’ll study with students from over 30 different countries Average of 15 students per class and

ELICOS – English Language Courses Our ELICOS courses are designed to enable you to develop your English language skills for a variety of purposes. We offer a range of programs to suit varying levels of English language proficiency.

LANGUAGE CENTRE COURSES 10 weeks per language centre course

Beginner English for general purposes

Elementary English for general purposes

INTERMEDIATE English for general purposes

UPPER Intermediate English for general purposes

UPPER Intermediate English for ACADEMIC purposes

ADVANCED English for general purposes

ADVANCED English for ACADEMIC purposes (EAP)

25 hours of classes each week Access to computer laboratories, wireless internet and printing facilities Courses available to students aged 16 and above (we can assist in arranging a legal guardian for students aged 16-18) Opportunity to interact with Australian students through our iLEAD program including social activities and speed conversation sessions Opportunity for students to join the ELICOS Social Club and take part in weekend barbeques, trips to the theatre, restaurants and nearby tourist attractions.

newcastle international college (NIC) diploma programs

NIC + Provisional Programs

NIC Certificate IV Tertiary Preparation Program

The University of Newcastle (UoN) Undergraduate and postgraduate programs

For information on ELICOS courses visit

Student Testimonial Jin From: China Present: ELICOS Future: Masters of Business Administration The Language Centre at the University of Newcastle is a great environment for study. It’s provided me with a good opportunity to interact with lots of people from different backgrounds, both Australian and International, and I’ve made heaps of new friends.

Specialised Programs

IELTS Testing

We offer a wide range of specialised English programs for student, tourist, industry, educational institute and government groups or individuals who want to study English and experience Australian culture, or gain professional development.

The University of Newcastle Language Centre is an official IELTS Test Centre. Tests and IELTS preparation courses* are held regularly.

Study Tours and Custom Group Programs We have been offering customised English language programs to international students and client groups since 1989. We offer short study tours or custom programs to groups wishing to combine English studies with tourist activities, professional visits, faculty tutorials or Business English. We can design programs to suit your requirements combined with your preferred choice of accommodation. Working Holiday Makers Choose your own adventure! Our Working Holiday packages are a fantastic way to experience life and travel in Australia, whilst improving your English language skills. In addition to your English studies, choose from options such as Barista skills, bar skills, learn to surf, and learn to scuba dive courses in two fantastic coastal cities. Internships Improve your English skills while gaining international experience! Our Internship program offers the opportunity to study English with the University of Newcastle Language Centre prior to undertaking a non-paid training position with an Australian company. Internships are offered in almost all professional fields in Newcastle and many other major Australian cities, and we will match students’ requests with a suitable organisations. For more information on any of our Specialised Programs, email us:

* Not available to student visa holders as their principle course.



The University of Newcastle is a comprehensive international university ranked in the top 10 of Australian research universities, and offers a high-quality academic experience. We have a student population of more than 35,500, including over 7,800 international students from more than 80 countries. We offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs through our five faculties: Business and Law Education and Arts Engineering and Built Environment Health Science and Information Technology.

OUR RANKINGS QS Stars overall maximum rating of five star

Australian top 10 for research funding and outcomes Ranked in the top four per cent (301–400) of world universities Academic Ranking of World Universities 2012 Ranked in the top three per cent (276–300) of world universities Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012 Ranked 268th university in the world QS World University Rankings 2012

Ranked 33rd university in the world under 50 years of age QS ‘Top 50 under 50’ 2012 Ranked 45th university in the world under 50 years of age Times Higher Education ‘100 Under 50’ 2012

Student Testimonial Saori From: Japan Present: ELICOS Future: University studies in linguistics The ELICOS teachers are very kind and helpful, and the campus is so green and full of birds – it’s a relaxing place to study.

HOW TO Apply To apply for English + Degree, General English or English Study Abroad programs, visit



General English (5-45 weeks) English for Academic Purposes (10 week courses starting every 5 weeks)

General English (5-45 weeks) English for Academic Purposes (10 week courses starting every 5 weeks)

COURSE Fees: $360 per week – 25 hours tuition

COURSE Fees: $370 per week – 25 hours tuition

14 January

– 15 February

6 January

18 February

– 22 March

10 February – 14 March

– 7 February

25 March – 3 May Easter break 29 March (Good Friday) – 5 April

17 March – 17 April (Thursday) Easter break 18 April (Good Friday) - 25 April

6 May

28 April

– 7 June

11 June(Tue) – 12 July Course break 15 July - 26 July 29 July

– 30 August

– 30 May

2 June – 4 July Course break 7 July - 18 July 21 July

– 22 August

2 September – 4 October Course break 7 October – 11 October

25 August – 26 September Course break 29 September - 10 October

14 October

13 October

– 15 November

18 November – 20 December Course break 23 December – 3 January 2014

UoN Language Centre

– 14 November

17 November – 19 December Course break 22 December – 2 January 2015

The University of Newcastle Language Centre Callaghan NSW 2308 Australia

Information in this publication is correct as at February 2013. The University reserves the right to withdraw any program or course; change the content or other aspects of any program or course; limit enrolments in any program or course; and/or alter the tuition fees for any program or course described in this publication. CRICOS Provider Code No.00109J

T +61 2 4921 5376 F +61 2 4921 7068 E W


UoN B7976

Enquiries can be made via our online enquiry form at:

English Language Courses | Newcastle - Sydney 2013/14  
English Language Courses | Newcastle - Sydney 2013/14  

The University of Newcastle Language Centre has been operating for more than 20 years and has established a reputation for excellence in Eng...