English Language Academy - University of Auckland


The ELA is located adjacent the University of Auckland, one of New Zealand’s largest universities, and offers a range of accredited English language courses taught by qualified and experienced teaching staff.

The Academy is part of the University of Auckland, which was founded in 1883 and is today an internationally recognised educational and research institution known for its excellence. Students of the ELA benefit from the accumulated wisdom and experience of this top notch university.


The ELA is located adjacent the University of Auckland in downtown Auckland and benefits from its location close to the University and close to the city. Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city and is well endowed with parks and gardens, close to native forest and beaches, and has a cosmopolitan multicultural ambience that makes the international traveller feel right at home.


The ELA campus offers excellent classroom facilities, internet and email, an English learning laboratory that is open seven days a week, two student lounges, and assitance with homestay an rental accommodation.


The Academy offers students General English, Academic English, Foundation Certificate, Pathway Programme, and more. AA Education Network can advise you in more detail and help you wiegh up your options.


For General English you can start on any Monday and the other courses are almost as flexible. AA Education Network will advise you of the right time to enrol in your chosen course.

Student activities

For a small fee, students can get involved in the activities organised by the ELA, which include movies and shopping, and outdoor activities like skydiving and bungee jumping.

At the English Language Academy you will receive:

  1. First class teaching of accredited courses from experienced teachers.
  2. Personal support and language tuition through a range of courses and options.
  3. An experience of studying in a friendly, multicultural environment with other international students.
  4. Assistance in progressing to undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University of Auckland.
  5. A taste of life in beautiful Auckland, one of New Zealand’s major cosmopolitan cities set in beautiful natural surroundings.



AA Education Network is ready to assist you with choosing your course, applying for your visa and your place at the ELA as well as planning and organising your travel and accommodation Contact us today and look forward to tomorrow.