Coronavirus (COVID-19) update
The ELA Test Centre has re-opened for IELTS and PTE Academic Testing for onshore candidates. IELTS Indicator is now also accepted in alignment with the University of Auckland, for offshore students who wish to enrol in our courses during 2020 and 2021 until further notice. Ensuring our staff and test takers remain safe at our centre is our top priority. Read more about the precautions we're taking HERE.
The ELA will continue to deliver online courses via Zoom and Canvas (learning management system) during 2020, as well as re-opening for face to face teaching once allowed by the New Zealand government. A list of FAQ’s can be accessed HERE . Regular support measures have been established by the Student Services team to ensure the well-being and safety of students is tracked for the remainder of the lockdown period. ELA staff members have been working remotely to support the continuance of school operations during the lockdown period.
Improve Your English at New Zealand's top-ranked university
The ELA is the English language school of the University of Auckland, which is ranked in the world’s top 100 universities and the highest-ranked university in New Zealand. Each year more than 2,000 students from over 35 countries around the world choose to learn English at our campus. We have a team of experienced and qualified teaching professionals who are committed to developing your individual language learning needs.
Our English language courses include:
- General English
- Business English
- Academic English
- University pathway programmes
- CELTA and TESOL Teacher Training
- IELTS test preparation
COVID-19 is keeping us home, so prepare for your IELTS exam with our IELTS adaptive self-study platform (Smartlearn Practice) or take live classes on our online test preparation platform for IELTS or PTE Academic (Smartlearn Live). Experienced teachers will guide you every step of the way to exam success.
To access SmartLearn Live, please click HERE
To access SmartLearn Practice, please click HERE
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