CCEL is the University of Canterbury’s English language provider, based on its campus in Christchurch and also in the Auckland City Centre. This gives students the choice of two great schools in two excellent locations. CCEL is a Category One school committed to providing the highest possible level of academic quality and student support. Read our most recent NZQA External Evaluation and Review report here.
Study English at CCEL and enjoy:
a university environment and the use of university facilities at the Christchurch campus
a vibrant city atmosphere at the Auckland campus
a direct pathway to University of Canterbury (UC) and UC International College (UCIC) programmes
the chance to work part-time if you study for 14 weeks or more
homestay or residence accommodation
study with friends from more than 15 different countries
free wireless internet access
an online student visa application service
small class sizes - a maximum of 10 students per class in Auckland and 14 students per class in Christchurch
Check out CCEL's 2015 Brochure on ISSUU
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