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CCEL Christchurch

The school CCEL College of English was founded in 1991, and is today recognized by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) as one of the most modern and high-quality schools in the country.

The CCEL Christchurch building is located in the extensive University of Canterbury, quite close to the centre of the city, many cafes, bars and restaurants. The classrooms are completely equipped with the latest technology, computers rooms and self-study spaces, where students can practice their language skills without interruption. The school also has access to the university’s facilities such as the library and sporting fields.

CCEL Christchurch offers a great variety of courses, including the possibility to take an international exam at the school, as it is an authorized Cambridge exam center. All of the professors at the school are all educated in the teaching of English as a foreign language and have experience in Cambridge and IELTS exam preparation.

The team at CCEL also presents a weekly program of activities in which you can participate for free or at a reduced cost. The team is also able to help you plan your own program of activities for your free time. You can participate in conversation clubs and cooking, visiting sites of interest, attend sporting events and activities outdoors. 

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School Facts

School size:

medium

Classrooms:

20

High season:

January - February, July - August

Japan
20%
Korea (the Republic of)
20%
China
5%
Switzerland
5%
Brazil
4%
Germany
3%
Colombia
2%
Italy
1%
Spain
1%
Worldwide
39%

18 - 23 years old:

30%

24 - 30 years old:

50%

31 - 50 years old:

12%

Location

CCEL Christchurch, 53 Solway Avenue, Christchurch 8444, New Zealand

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Courses

More information about different types of courses.

Schedule
Weeks
Price From
Mornings
Schedule: Mornings
2 - 48
Weeks: 2 - 48
1,470 NZD (4 weeks)
  • 15 standard group lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A1 - C2
  • Students per course: max. 14
  • Minimum age: 18
Variable
Schedule: Variable
2 - 48
Weeks: 2 - 48
1,870 NZD (4 weeks)
  • 20 standard group lessons per week
  • 3 interactive e-learning lessons per week
  • 5 self-study lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A1 - C2
  • Students per course: max. 14
  • Minimum age: 18
Schedule
Weeks
Price From
Full days
Schedule: Full days
10
Weeks: 10
-
  • 20 Cambridge First (FCE) exam preparation lessons per week
  • 3 interactive e-learning lessons per week
  • 5 self-study lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: B1 - C1
  • Students per course: max. 14
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Starting dates: 2019-01-14 | 2019-04-01 | 2019-06-17 | 2019-09-23
Full days
Schedule: Full days
10
Weeks: 10
-
  • 20 Cambridge Advanced (CAE) exam preparation lessons per week
  • 3 interactive e-learning lessons per week
  • 5 self-study lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: B2 - C2
  • Students per course: max. 14
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Starting dates: 2019-01-14 | 2019-04-01 | 2019-06-17 | 2019-09-23
Full days
Schedule: Full days
5 - 15
Weeks: 5 - 15
2,275 NZD (5 weeks)
  • 20 IELTS exam preparation lessons per week
  • 3 interactive e-learning lessons per week
  • 5 self-study lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: B1 - C1
  • Students per course: max. 14
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Starting dates: 2019-01-07 | 2019-02-11 | 2019-03-18 | 2019-04-22 | 2019-05-27 | 2019-07-01 | 2019-08-05 | 2019-09-09 | 2019-10-14 | 2019-11-18

Accommodation

More information about different types of accommodation

Meals
Bathroom
Price From
Half board
Half board
Shared
Shared
1,448 NZD (4 weeks)
    Accommodation
  • Travel Time (by public transport): 15 minutes
  • Average number of students: max. 2
  • Laundry facilities available
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Meals on weekends: full board | Special dietary requirements per week: 50 NZD
Half board
Half board
Shared
Shared
1,280 NZD (4 weeks)
    Accommodation
  • Travel Time (by public transport): 15 minutes
  • Average number of students: max. 2
  • Laundry facilities available
    Accommodation room
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Special dietary requirements per week: 50 NZD
  • Only available for two people travelling together

Transfer

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Direction
Operating Hours
Price
One Way
Direction: One Way
24h
Operating Hours: 24h
50 NZD
Price: 50 NZD
Return
Direction: Return
24h
Operating Hours: 24h
100 NZD
Price: 100 NZD

Closure Dates

Public holidays and school closure dates - contact us for more information.

2019-02-06 | 2019-04-19 | 2019-04-22 | 2019-04-25 | 2019-06-03 | 2019-10-28 | 2019-11-15 | 2019-12-21 - 2020-01-05

Reviews

Yalea Rating Index: Excellent

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