Welcome to The University of Auckland English Language Academy

The University of Auckland English Language Academy (ELA) teaches English language programmes for students interested in pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as specialist English and Teacher-training courses. Located adjacent to The University of Auckland campus in downtown Auckland City, the English Language Academy provides a modern, spacious learning environment.

ELA, New Zealand's Leading English Language School

Our Courses

The English Language Academy provides high-quality English language programmes for international students...

Teacher Training

The Cambridge CELTA is the most widely recognised initial qualification in teaching English as a foreign language...


The ELA is an accredited IELTS test centre and New Zealand's largest provider of the IELTS Examination...

Student Life at ELA

Gallery & Videos

See our pictures and video guide tour to lead you to ELA & UoA and give you a overview of our classes.

Our Students

See our student life in ELA and how they enjoy and dynamic activities.

Our Teachers

See how people talk about ELA and why ELA is your first choice in New Zealand.