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Southern Lakes English College

Southern Lakes English College

Southern Lakes English College


Southern Lakes English College (SLEC) is the largest English as a Second Language (ESL) school in Queenstown and Invercargill. Offering ‘General and Examination English', as well as exciting activity packages, we pride ourselves on delivering high-quality courses in one of the most beautiful corners of the world!

SLEC's convenient location in the heart of Queenstown, near the lakefront, means students can study English within a ‘stone's throw' of the many popular activity options. In addition, Queenstown offers a vibrant and safe environment to study, work and play in. Through free weekly activities, school trips, and partnerships with local businesses, SLEC students have lots of opportunities to make the most of everything the region has to offer!

Additionally, SLEC students, on a Student Visa of over 14 weeks, are also allowed to work part time and therefore further develop their communication skills. They can also avail of a Work Placement Package and a free weekly Job Club to assist them in finding suitable employment.


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    57 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand, 9300, 57


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