Southern Lakes English College - Overview


The College is located in Queenstown in the Southern Alps of New Zealand’s South Island. The beautiful landscape was made famous in the Lord of the Rings movies and it is a must see location for many international tourists including snowboarding and skiing professionals. The town is well supplied with restaurants and cafes and is perfectly located to access the many famous ski fields, rivers and lakes in the region. Seasonal festivals throughout the year are a popular time to visit this friendly, safe and hospitable region and visitors and locals alike enjoy the variety of landscapes and activities available to all.


Southern Lakes campus is located in the heart of Queenstown and boasts large modern classrooms, well appointed library, comfortable student lounge with mountain views, gym and internet facilities.


The College offers a range of courses including General English, Examination English, English Plus Skiing/Snowboarding, English Plus Ski/Snowboard Instructor Course, English Plus Work Placement, English Plus Adventure, Group Study Tours, among others. An AA Education Network counsellor will give you all the information you need about the courses on offer.


Courses run throughout the year so contact AA Education Network to find out when your chosen course begins and when to apply. Our counsellors are happy to assist.

Student activities

The College organises many activities each week, including sporting, social and cultural activities in the community. It also encourages students to get involved themselves and have a go at the great variety of social and outdoors activities available in Queenstown.

Southern Lakes English College (Queenstown) offers you:

Accredited English language tuition from qualified and experienced teachers.
Tuition tailored to your level of skill and ability.
Personal care and support during your College studies and your stay in Queenstown.
A golden opportunity to meet fellow students from other countries and build lasting friendships.
A touch of paradise in the majestic Southern Alps of New Zealand’s South Island


To begin your journey through this majestic landscape, contact AA Education Network today and apply to study at Southern Lakes English College Queenstown. Our counsellors will help you with your visa and study applications and with planning and organising your travel accommodation. Why wait any longer?

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