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 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 14 students per class
02/10/2014 Come and join our Evening Classes at CCEL Auckland We are excited to announce that we will be offering full-time and part-time Evening Classes at CCEL Auckland from 28th October. This means that you will be able to study at CCEL Auckland with the flexibility that you need. read more...28/08/2014 Skiing & Snowboarding Recently CCEL Christchurch students have been enjoying weekend tours to Mt Hutt with our activity tour... read more...09/04/2014 Industry Partnership with Immigration New Zealand We are very excited to be part of the Immigration New Zealand Industry Partnership that... read more...02/04/2014 Prime Minister meets CCEL students Recently several of our students were lucky enough to meet the current New Zealand Prime Minister... read more...04/02/2014 Sho's Farewell Message Recently CCEL Auckland said goodbye to one of our favourite students Sho. It's very quiet without... read more...