English school in Gold Coast: Embassy English

From 600.- AUD
approx 342.- GBP
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Key points

  • Exceptional environment on one of the most in vogue coasts of Australia
  • Central location and very well equipped school
  • High performing school and numerous nationalities represented
  • Wide choice of outdoor activities

The school

Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Exams
IELTS
School size
M
Accommodation
Host family, Residence, Shared apartment
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
24 years
Nationality mix
Brazil, Japan, South Korea, etc..
ratings
32 authentic opinions

Key points

  • Exceptional environment on one of the most in vogue coasts of Australia
  • Central location and very well equipped school
  • High performing school and numerous nationalities represented
  • Wide choice of outdoor activities

The school

Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Exams
IELTS
School size
M
Accommodation
Host family, Residence, Shared apartment
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
24 years
Nationality mix
Brazil, Japan, South Korea, etc..
ratings
32 authentic opinions

In the very heart of Surfers Paradise, on the most famous shopping street and 5 minutes' walk from the beach, our partner school has an ideal location! The main public transport lines are all nearby. The course centre occupies the 4th and 5th floors of a modern building with stylish furnishings. Wi-Fi is free! A library allows you to carry out research, and students have access to computers in the multimedia centre. In the 14 classrooms, teachers give interactive, motivating English lessons. A student lounge invites you to relax after class. The numerous cafés, restaurants and shops in the surroundings will allow you to immerse yourself in the laidback lifestyle of the Gold Coast. And after classes, there's only one motto: head to the beach and onto a surfboard!

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Use of study centre
  • Optional language workshops
  • Learning progress monitoring
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Use of study centre
  • Optional language workshops
  • Learning progress monitoring
  • End-of-course report and certificate

Lowest prices guaranteed

ESL guarantees you the most attractive prices on the market in the UK! If you find any price difference, you will be entirely refunded.

Standard course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week(s) - From AUD 590.-
(about GBP 343.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:15-11:35 (Mo-Fri) or 14:05-15:25 (Mo-Thu) + 11:35-14:55 (Friday) depending on level

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, shared bedroom, without meals
1
590
1128
1107
2
950
1761
1719
3
1310
2394
2331
4
1670
3027
2943
6
2390
4293
4167
8
3110
5559
5391
12
4430
7971
7719
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
26.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 25.04 / 07.05 / 01.10.2018
Holidays
25.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
24.12.2018 - 28.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Semi-intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From AUD 620.-
(about GBP 360.-)
Lessons
24 of 50 minutes
(20 general + 4 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:15-11:35 (Mon-Fr) + 12:25-14:05 (2x/week) or 10:45-12:25 (2x/week) + 14:05-17:25 (Mon-Thu) + 11:35-14:55 (Fr) depending on level

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Options (depending on level, to be confirmed on site): Business, conversation, grammar, vocabulary, exam preparation.

The schedule provided for information purposes only. The duration of breaks may vary according to the course type and day of the week.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, shared bedroom, without meals
1
620
1158
1137
2
1010
1821
1779
3
1400
2484
2421
4
1790
3147
3063
6
2570
4473
4347
8
3350
5799
5631
12
4730
8271
8019
16
6230
10863
10527
24
8990
15807
15303
Extra week (24+)
365
638
617
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
26.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 25.04 / 07.05 / 01.10.2018
Holidays
25.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
24.12.2018 - 28.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From AUD 635.-
(about GBP 369.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
(20 general + 8 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:15-11:35 (Mon-Fr) + 12:25-14:05 (Mon-Thu) or 11:35-13:35 (Mon-Thu) + 14:05-17:25 (Mon-Thu) + 11:35-14:55 (Fr) depending on level

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Options (depending on level, to be confirmed on site): Business, conversation, grammar, vocabulary, exam preparation.

The schedule provided for information purposes only. The duration of breaks may vary according to the course type and day of the week.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, shared bedroom, without meals
1
635
1173
1152
2
1040
1851
1809
3
1445
2529
2466
4
1850
3207
3123
6
2660
4563
4437
8
3470
5919
5751
12
4910
8451
8199
16
6470
11103
10767
24
9350
16167
15663
Extra week (24+)
380
653
632
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
26.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 25.04 / 07.05 / 01.10.2018
Holidays
25.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
24.12.2018 - 28.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

IELTS course 20

Intermediate to Advanced, 4 - 12 week(s)
4 week(s) - From AUD 1670.-
(about GBP 970.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:15-11:35

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Options (depending on level, to be confirmed on site): Business, conversation, grammar, vocabulary, exam preparation.

The schedule provided for information purposes only. The duration of breaks may vary according to the course type and day of the week.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, shared bedroom, without meals
4
1670
3027
2943
6
2390
4293
4167
8
3110
5559
5391
12
4430
7971
7719
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
26.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 25.04 / 07.05 / 01.10.2018
Holidays
25.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
24.12.2018 - 28.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

IELTS course 28

Intermediate to Advanced, 4 - 48 week(s)
4 week(s) - From AUD 1850.-
(about GBP 1074.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:15-11:35 (Mon-Fr) + 12:25-14:05 (Mon-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Options (depending on level, to be confirmed on site): Business, conversation, grammar, vocabulary, exam preparation.

The schedule provided for information purposes only. The duration of breaks may vary according to the course type and day of the week.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, shared bedroom, without meals
4
1850
3207
3123
6
2660
4563
4437
8
3470
5919
5751
12
4910
8451
8199
24
9350
16167
15663
Extra week (24+)
380
653
632
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
26.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 25.04 / 07.05 / 01.10.2018
Holidays
25.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
24.12.2018 - 28.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Language Semester Abroad 24

Upper elementary to Advanced, 24 / 32 / 48 week(s)
24 week(s) - From AUD 8750.-
(about GBP 5080.-)
Lessons
24 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 4 options)
Course duration
24 / 32 / 48 week(s)
Levels
Upper elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 18
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:15-11:35 (Mon-Fr) + 12:25-14:05 (Mon-Thu) or 10:45-12:25 (Mon-Thu) + 14:05-17:25 (Mon-Thu) + 11:35-14:55 (Fr) depending on level

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
The schedule provided for information purposes only. The duration of breaks may vary according to the course type and day of the week.
The Language Semester Abroad (LSA) programme is specifically designed for students wishing to follow a progressive academic course of study. Based on continuity, this programme allows for structured, efficient language training and is therefore suitable for anyone wishing to study in an intensive way. Every programme starts with a Personalised Study Plan with goals and targets and your progress is monitored throughout the course to ensure you reach your target level. This is your chance to improve your skills according to your needs and to make fast progress.
From level upper intermediate and upwards, it is possible to take a free exam such as Cambridge, IELTS or TOEFL.
The LSA programmes start in January, February, March, May, June and September.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, shared bedroom, without meals
24
8750
15567
15063
32
8750
17751
17079
48
16310
29679
28671
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
02.01 / 12.02 / 26.03 / 08.05 / 18.06 / 30.07 / 10.09.2018
Bank holidays
26.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 25.04 / 07.05 / 01.10.2018
Holidays
25.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
24.12.2018 - 28.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Language Semester Abroad 28

Upper elementary to Advanced, 24 / 32 / 48 week(s)
24 week(s) - From AUD 8750.-
(about GBP 5080.-)
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 8 options)
Course duration
24 / 32 / 48 week(s)
Levels
Upper elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 18
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:15-11:35 (Mon-Fr) + 12:25-14:05 (Mon-Thu) or 10:45-12:25 (Mon-Thu) + 14:05-17:25 (Mon-Thu) + 11:35-14:55 (Fr) depending on level

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
The schedule provided for information purposes only. The duration of breaks may vary according to the course type and day of the week.
The Language Semester Abroad (LSA) programme is specifically designed for students wishing to follow a progressive academic course of study. Based on continuity, this programme allows for structured, efficient language training and is therefore suitable for anyone wishing to study in an intensive way. Every programme starts with a Personalised Study Plan with goals and targets and your progress is monitored throughout the course to ensure you reach your target level. This is your chance to improve your skills according to your needs and to make fast progress.
From level upper intermediate and upwards, it is possible to take a free exam such as Cambridge, IELTS or TOEFL.
The LSA programmes start in January, February, March, May, June and September.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, shared bedroom, without meals
24
8750
15567
15063
32
8750
17751
17079
48
16310
29679
28671
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
02.01 / 12.02 / 26.03 / 08.05 / 18.06 / 30.07 / 10.09.2018
Bank holidays
26.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 25.04 / 07.05 / 01.10.2018
Holidays
25.12.2017 - 01.01.2018
24.12.2018 - 28.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Standard course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week(s) - From AUD 600.-
(about GBP 348.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:15-11:35

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, shared bedroom, without meals
1
600
1138
1124
2
970
1781
1753
3
1340
2424
2382
4
1710
3067
3011
6
2450
4353
4269
8
3190
5639
5527
12
4550
8091
7923
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 28.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 25.04 / 06.05 / 07.10.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Semi-intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From AUD 630.-
(about GBP 366.-)
Lessons
24 of 50 minutes
(20 general + 4 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:15-11:35 (Mon-Fr) + 12:25-14:05 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
The Language Semester Abroad (LSA) programme is specifically designed for students wishing to follow a progressive academic course of study. Based on continuity, this programme allows for structured, efficient language training and is therefore suitable for anyone wishing to study in an intensive way. Every programme starts with a Personalised Study Plan with goals and targets and your progress is monitored throughout the course to ensure you reach your target level. This is your chance to improve your skills according to your needs and to make fast progress.
From level upper intermediate and upwards, it is possible to take a free exam such as Cambridge, IELTS or TOEFL.
The LSA programmes start in January, February, March, May, June and September.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, shared bedroom, without meals
1
630
1168
1154
2
1030
1841
1813
3
1430
2514
2472
4
1830
3187
3131
6
2630
4533
4449
8
3430
5879
5767
12
4850
8391
8223
16
6390
11023
10799
24
9230
16047
15711
Extra week (24+)
375
648
634
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 28.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 25.04 / 06.05 / 07.10.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From AUD 655.-
(about GBP 380.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
(20 general + 8 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:15-11:35 (Mon-Fr) + 12:25-14:05 (Mon-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
The Language Semester Abroad (LSA) programme is specifically designed for students wishing to follow a progressive academic course of study. Based on continuity, this programme allows for structured, efficient language training and is therefore suitable for anyone wishing to study in an intensive way. Every programme starts with a Personalised Study Plan with goals and targets and your progress is monitored throughout the course to ensure you reach your target level. This is your chance to improve your skills according to your needs and to make fast progress.
From level upper intermediate and upwards, it is possible to take a free exam such as Cambridge, IELTS or TOEFL.
The LSA programmes start in January, February, March, May, June and September.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, shared bedroom, without meals
1
655
1193
1179
2
1080
1891
1863
3
1505
2589
2547
4
1930
3287
3231
6
2780
4683
4599
8
3630
6079
5967
12
5150
8691
8523
16
6790
11423
11199
24
9830
16647
16311
Extra week (24+)
400
673
659
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 28.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 25.04 / 06.05 / 07.10.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

IELTS course 20

Intermediate to Advanced, 4 - 12 week(s)
4 week(s) - From AUD 1710.-
(about GBP 993.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:15-11:35

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, shared bedroom, without meals
4
1710
3067
3011
6
2450
4353
4269
8
3190
5639
5527
12
4550
8091
7923
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 28.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 25.04 / 06.05 / 07.10.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

IELTS course 28

Intermediate to Advanced, 4 - 48 week(s)
4 week(s) - From AUD 1930.-
(about GBP 1121.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:15-11:35 (Mon-Fr) + 12:25-14:05 (Mon-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, shared bedroom, without meals
4
1930
3287
3231
6
2780
4683
4599
8
3630
6079
5967
12
5150
8691
8523
24
9830
16647
16311
Extra week (24+)
400
673
659
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 28.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 25.04 / 06.05 / 07.10.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Language Semester Abroad 24

Upper elementary to Advanced, 24 / 32 / 48 week(s)
24 week(s) - From AUD 5990.-
(about GBP 3478.-)
Lessons
24 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 4 options)
Course duration
24 / 32 / 48 week(s)
Levels
Upper elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:15-11:35 (Mon-Fr) + 12:25-14:05 (Mon-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
The Language Semester Abroad (LSA) programme is specifically designed for students wishing to follow a progressive academic course of study. Based on continuity, this programme allows for structured, efficient language training and is therefore suitable for anyone wishing to study in an intensive way. Every programme starts with a Personalised Study Plan with goals and targets and your progress is monitored throughout the course to ensure you reach your target level. This is your chance to improve your skills according to your needs and to make fast progress.
From level upper intermediate and upwards, it is possible to take a free exam such as Cambridge, IELTS or TOEFL.
The LSA programmes start in January, February, March, May, June and September.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, shared bedroom, without meals
24
5990
12807
12471
32
5990
14991
14543
48
16790
30159
29487
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
07.01 / 18.02 / 01.04 / 13.05 / 24.06 / 05.08 / 16.09 / 28.10.2019
Bank holidays
01.01 / 28.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 25.04 / 06.05 / 07.10.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Language Semester Abroad 28

Upper elementary to Advanced, 24 / 32 / 48 week(s)
24 week(s) - From AUD 9230.-
(about GBP 5359.-)
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 8 options)
Course duration
24 / 32 / 48 week(s)
Levels
Upper elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:15-11:35 (Mon-Fr) + 12:25-14:05 (Mon-Thu) or 10:45-12:25 (Mon-Thu) + 14:05-17:25 (Mon-Thu) + 11:35-14:55 (Fr) depending on level

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
The Language Semester Abroad (LSA) programme is specifically designed for students wishing to follow a progressive academic course of study. Based on continuity, this programme allows for structured, efficient language training and is therefore suitable for anyone wishing to study in an intensive way. Every programme starts with a Personalised Study Plan with goals and targets and your progress is monitored throughout the course to ensure you reach your target level. This is your chance to improve your skills according to your needs and to make fast progress.
From level upper intermediate and upwards, it is possible to take a free exam such as Cambridge, IELTS or TOEFL.
The LSA programmes start in January, February, March, May, June and September.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, shared bedroom, without meals
24
9230
16047
15711
32
9230
18231
17783
48
17270
30639
29967
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
07.01 / 18.02 / 01.04 / 13.05 / 24.06 / 05.08 / 16.09 / 28.10.2019
Bank holidays
01.01 / 28.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 25.04 / 06.05 / 07.10.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (min. 5 lessons/week) (per lesson) 165 AUD
Exam fees to be paid online (IELTS - www.ielts.org) 330 AUD
Accommodation (under 18 y.o.) (per week) (Host family) 28 AUD
Residence deposit (to be paid on site) (Aquarius) 252 AUD
Apartment deposit (to be paid on site) (Carlton) 250 AUD
Compulsory OSHC health insurance/student visa (per month) (approximately) 55 AUD
Airport transfer (on arrival) 150 AUD
One-to-one course (5 lessons/week) (per week) 825 AUD
One-to-one course (10 lessons/week) (per week) 1500 AUD
Exam fees to be paid online (IELTS - www.ielts.org) 330 AUD
Accommodation (under 18 y.o.) (per week) (Host family) 28 AUD
Residence deposit (to be paid on site) (Aquarius) 20 AUD
Apartment deposit (to be paid on site) (Carlton) 250 AUD
Compulsory OSHC health insurance/student visa (per month) (approximately) 55 AUD
Airport transfer (on arrival) 150 AUD

Other accommodation options

Shared apartment, single room, no meals (Carlton)
Shared apartment, double room, no meals (Carlton)
Shared apartment, single room, no meals (Carlton)
Shared apartment, double room, no meals (Carlton)

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4.2/5
Overall rating

88% of students recommending this school

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/ 5
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/ 5
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/ 5

32 students gave their opinion about this school

21 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
12 weeks, September – November 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Teaching (3.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (3.3 / 5)
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18 years old - Italy
/ 5
6 weeks, July – August 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
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School (5 / 5)
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21 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Leider zuviele Studenten aus einem Land sodass sie oft ihre eigene Sprache sprechen und nicht Englisch, weswegen sie ja eigentlich nach Australien gefahren sind. Wir haben leider ein bisschen viel lose Papierblätter bekommen, wodurch unordung entsteht. Ein Buch währe sinnvoller gewesen. Wir haben zwar ein Buch bekommen aber durften nicht reinschreiben.
8 weeks, April – May 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (3.8 / 5)
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Teaching (3.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (3.5 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (3.7 / 5)
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19 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
13 weeks, September – December 2017
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Teaching (3 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (4 / 5)
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23 years old - Italy
/ 5
9 weeks, January – March 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (5 / 5)
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22 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
3 weeks, January – February 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Teaching (4 / 5)
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26 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
3 weeks, January – February 2018
Value for money (1 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
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School (3.3 / 5)
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Nationality mix
Teaching (2.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.3 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (3.7 / 5)
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19 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
10 weeks, October – December 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (4 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (4.3 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Si ho fatto progressi sia a livello di lingua che personale »
School highlights
« Piccole classi più opportunità di conoscersi. Nazionalità differenti. »
18 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Ich bin immer noch sehr begeistert von Australien und werde auf jeden Fall nochmals hingehen. Ich fand es sehr gut das es nicht viele Schweizer in dieser Schule hatte. Ich hätte sonst nicht viel in englisch gesprochen.
12 weeks, January – April 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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« Es gibt nichts was nicht gut war. :) »
25 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Es war ein Traum. Das einzige was ich persönlich schade fand war, dass Gold Coast, Surfer's Paradiese nicht wirklich gross ist und man alles in ca. einer Woche gesehen hat.
12 weeks, December 2016 – March 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
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School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
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Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (2 / 5) (Host family)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ich habe so einiges an English gelernt, ich bin gegangen und konnte mich kaum verständigen, aber jetzt fällt mir das nicht mehr schwer. Ich habe mein Ziel erreicht. Ich kann mich auf english unterhalten und das war für mich mein grösstes Ziel. »
Top tips
« Das ganze Land mal besichtigen, es ist ein Paradies.😊 »

Testimonials

Ramona Muller
Ramona Muller

All I can say is that I was very well advised. You provided me with excellent support and I could ask you about anything at any time. Even now that I have been forced to change my initial flight itinerary, I could rely on them entirely.
The school is really great! It is well located in the centre and Surfers Paradise is a 10-minute bus ride away. The teachers are excellent, and in addition to the language, they teach us lots of things about Australian culture. All of the school staff do their best to help us and make us feel at home. You can also surf the Internet at any time. At the school, no other language than English is tolerated. At first, you need some time to adapt but it allows you to establish contact with people from the four corners of the world quickly. The Gold Coast is fantastic. There are beautiful beaches, which can easily be reached by bus. During the weekend, you can also go on an excursion to Brisbane or Fraser Island. Sydney or Melbourne are a relatively short ride away.

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Thomas Pierdomenico
Thomas Pierdomenico
Embassy English, Gold Coast
Duration: 4 weeks

I definitely enjoyed my course at Embassy! The teachers are great and the lessons really motivated me to study. I was level Pre-intermediate when I arrived and reached level Post intermediate at the end of the course (so I went up two levels). Usually, students were very friendly and I made friends with people from the four corners of the world. As to Australian people, wow, these people are nice and chilled, what a difference!
In order to practice and hear correct English, there is nothing like a nice host family. Surfers Paradise and the Gold Coast area are really beautiful.
As regards the school, another positive aspect is that there are not many European students (students are mostly from Asia, Brazil, South America in general) and few of them speak French so it is ideal to practice English since you have no choice … haha

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Host family
Experience life with an Australian family. You'll stay in a single room and have breakfast and dinner with your hosts. Living around 30 minutes from the school by public transport, you'll share the daily life of the family who will welcome you in the pure tradition of Australian hospitality. Living with a host family will help you make solid progress in English! You'll share the bathroom and the common rooms of the home with the other members of the family. This is the most popular accommodation option with students.

Aquarius Backpackers residence (from 18 years)
In this comfortable residence located close to the waterfront, experience the Australian way of life in a relaxed and international atmosphere! You'll share a room of 4 or 6 beds as well as the bathroom with other students. Located 15 minutes from the school by public transport and just steps from the popular Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach areas, the residence offers very comfortable facilities. They include a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, a large lounge with a games area, a bar, internet access and an outdoor swimming pool! The building is entirely secure and bed linen and bath towels are provided on site.

Click here to see detailed residence fact sheet

Carlton House shared apartments (only for students travelling together, single rooms available on request) (from 18 years)
This premium residential complex is located 7 minutes walk to the school and right across the famous Surfers Paradise Beach… perfect to take a dip in the ocean right after classes! Staying in a twin bedroom (triple on request), you will share a modern and pleasant apartment, fitted with a bathroom, a fully furnished kitchen and a private balcony. For your convenience, cable TV, Wi-Fi internet, air-conditioning and laundry facilities are available in each unit. Bedlinen and bath towels are provided and changed each week. Enjoy the Gold Coast generous sunshine within the complex, either by the outdoor swimming pool or in the lush garden, or else stroll about the nearby pedestrian streets of Cavill Avenue, with their many shops, restaurants and nightclubs.

Please note: Double room only available for students travelling together.

Host family
Experience life with an Australian family. You'll stay in a single room and have breakfast and dinner with your hosts. Living around 30 minutes from the school by public transport, you'll share the daily life of the family who will welcome you in the pure tradition of Australian hospitality. Living with a host family will help you make solid progress in English! You'll share the bathroom and the common rooms of the home with the other members of the family. This is the most popular accommodation option with students.

Aquarius Backpackers residence (from 18 years)
In this comfortable residence located close to the waterfront, experience the Australian way of life in a relaxed and international atmosphere! You'll share a room of 4 or 6 beds as well as the bathroom with other students. Located 15 minutes from the school by public transport and just steps from the popular Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach areas, the residence offers very comfortable facilities. They include a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, a large lounge with a games area, a bar, internet access and an outdoor swimming pool! The building is entirely secure and bed linen and bath towels are provided on site.

Click here to see detailed residence fact sheet

Carlton House shared apartments (only for students travelling together, single rooms available on request) (from 18 years)
This premium residential complex is located 7 minutes walk to the school and right across the famous Surfers Paradise Beach… perfect to take a dip in the ocean right after classes! Staying in a twin bedroom (triple on request), you will share a modern and pleasant apartment, fitted with a bathroom, a fully furnished kitchen and a private balcony. For your convenience, cable TV, Wi-Fi internet, air-conditioning and laundry facilities are available in each unit. Bedlinen and bath towels are provided and changed each week. Enjoy the Gold Coast generous sunshine within the complex, either by the outdoor swimming pool or in the lush garden, or else stroll about the nearby pedestrian streets of Cavill Avenue, with their many shops, restaurants and nightclubs.

Please note: Double room only available for students travelling together.

Aquarius Backpackers Residence

General information

Walking distance to beaches, shops, schools, universities, café, restaurants, local community clubs and 24 hour public transports.

School distance

Door-to-door travel time:
8 minutes
Means of transportation:
Bus or shuttle
Average public transport cost:
~25 AUD weekly ticket
Walking distance to public transport:
1 minute

Walking Distance

Supermarket:
3 minutes
Coffee shops:
1 minute
Restaurants:
1 minute
Shops:
2 minutes
Pharmacy:
2 minutes
Beach:
10 minutes
Clubs:
10 minutes

Availability

All year round
Minimum age : 16+

Arrival and departure

Check-in / Check-out
Sunday from 12:00
Sunday until 10:00
Entry card (building) 1
Key (building) 1
Code (building)
Staff on-site 24h 1
Deposit
~20 AUD cash
1

Meals

Use of kitchen 1
Meal-plan

Facilities

Reception desk 1
Smoking area 1
Cafeteria
Shared kitchen 1
Oven 1
Microwave 1
Cutlery available 1
Vending machine 1
Laundry
2 washing machines / dryers ~4 AUD per load
1
Common area/lounge 1
Wi-Fi internet access 1
Cable internet access
TV in common room 1
DVD-player in common room 1
Balcony/terrace 1
Garden 1
BBQ area 1
Wheelchair accessible 1
Parking (cars) 1
Parking (bicycles) 1
Swimming pool 1
Gym

Room types and facilities

Twin
13 rooms
min.: 20 m2/ max.: 0 m2
1
Air conditioning
Heating 1
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided 1
Bed sheets provided 1
Towels provided 1
Toilet paper 1
Ensuite toilet
Ensuite shower
Wash basin
Shared toilets 1
Shared showers 1
Cleaning
Twice daily
1
Desk 1
Wardrobe 1
Cooking facilities
Microwave
TV
Wi-Fi internet access 1
Cable internet access
Floor
Carpet
1
Balcony
Safe deposit box 1
Room key provided 1

Carlton House

General information

With a heated outdoor pool, lush garden setting and an ideal location just two minutes from Cavill Avenue and close to all of the region’s finest visitor attractions, the residence is located in the heart of Surfers Paradise.

School distance

Door-to-door travel time:
7 minutes
Means of transportation:
Walking
Walking distance to public transport:
2 minutes

Walking Distance

Supermarket:
5 minutes
Coffee shops:
1 minute
Restaurants:
1 minute
Shops:
5 minutes
Pharmacy:
3 minutes
Beach:
2 minutes
Clubs:
10 minutes

Availability

All year round
Minimum age : 18+

Arrival and departure

Check-in / Check-out
Sunday from 14:00
Sunday until 10:00
Entry card (building)
Key (building) 1
Code (building)
Staff on-site 24h 1
Deposit
~250 AUD by credit card / cash
1

Meals

Use of kitchen 1
Meal-plan

Facilities

Reception desk 1
Smoking area
Cafeteria
Shared kitchen
Oven 1
Microwave 1
Cutlery available 1
Vending machine
Laundry
1 washing machine / dryer in each apartment, free use
1
Common area/lounge 1
Wi-Fi internet access 1
Cable internet access
TV in common room 1
DVD-player in common room 1
Balcony/terrace 1
Garden 1
BBQ area 1
Wheelchair accessible
Parking (cars) 1
Parking (bicycles) 1
Swimming pool 1
Gym

Room types and facilities

Single
2 rooms
~15 m2
1
Twin
10 rooms
~20 m2
1
Air conditioning 1
Heating 1
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided 1
Bed sheets provided 1
Towels provided 1
Toilet paper
Ensuite toilet 1
Ensuite shower 1
Wash basin 1
Shared toilets
Shared showers
Cleaning 1
Desk
Wardrobe 1
Cooking facilities 1
Microwave 1
TV 1
Wi-Fi internet access 1
Cable internet access
Floor
Tiles, wood and carpet
1
Balcony 1
Safe deposit box
Room key provided 1

Every week, the language school organises a social programme in order to allow students to explore the area and get to know the other participants better. The beach is only a stone's throw away, which means you can relax and practise various sports (surfing, volleyball, diving, jogging, football, etc.) at any time during the day. Excursions, parties and cultural activities are included in the school's programme. The Gold Coast has countless assets and leisure options to entertain you, dazzle you and give you insight into a world of wonders. Visit an animal sanctuary and stroke a koala or take part in a beach volleyball tournament. All of the activities are very well organised and offer the ideal setting for meeting new people and practising English. Some excursions are at an extra charge.

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