Sydney College of English
Sydney College of English (SCE) has been internationally recognized as a top quality independent school for over twenty eight years. As a foundation member of English Australia, first to be accredited by NEAS and one of only five schools accredited by IALC in Sydney, our mission is to provide the most productive, informative and fun learning experience for our students.
We offer a diverse range of NEAS accredited courses in a flexible format. Our courses offer a number of entry and exit points from beginner to advanced levels, and range from General English, English for Academic Purposes, English for Special Purposes - English for Health Professionals and Pronunciation and Fluency - and Examination Preparation Courses - Cambridge, IELTS and Occupational English Test. With numerous articulation partners (Universities, TAFE NSW and high schools) and every opportunity to migrate between areas of study, SCE makes it possible for students to achieve real goals specific to their individual needs.
We also take special care to ensure that life beyond the classroom is always comfortable and exciting. We offer high quality homestay or student residences, regular social activities, a vibrant mix of students from over 50 countries and a dedicated student services team who are always happy to assist students with any enquiries or concerns.
Whether it is in an academic, business or social context, our aim is to assist our students in pursuit of their life-long careers, while also encouraging lasting cross-cultural friendship and an unforgettable experience of the Sydney lifestyle.
Sydney College of English, Dominion School, Access Language Centre and Cebu Doctors’ University ELS Ceter are members of College House Group, an umbrella organization for high quality language schools located in Sydney, Auckland and Cebu.
- Range from General English with beginner to advanced levels
- English for Academic Purposes
- English for Special Purposes
- English for Health Professionals and Pronunciation and Fluency
- Examination Preparation Courses - Cambridge, IELTS and Occupational English Test.
Morning and Evening courses - GE
Intensive (IN) minimum requirement for the student visa, with 20hours per week.
Super Intensive (SU) means 3 extra hours in class and 5 hours of supervised study weekly, where teachers can assist the students to improve any skill needed.
We have time flexibility for most of our courses. Morning start: 8:30am and evening start at 4:30pm until 8:50pm, great to the students who intend to work and still want a consistent course. Super promotional current price for evening GE and IELTS, just $195 a week, and Cambridge Preparation $210/w!! http://www.sce.edu.au/home/general-english/
EAP (English for Academic Purpose) is a specific course of English study to help students acquire the necessary academic literacy to survive in any educational institution in Australia. Articulation pathways to various universities, colleges and TAFE are in place without the need of taking the IELTS or Cambridge exam. The College has articulations with about 30 Universities and Colleges throughout Australia giving students maximum flexibility in future career choices. http://www.sce.edu.au/home/eap/
Cambridge - improve dramatically your English skills!! CAE is already valid for Migration Purpose! http://www.sce.edu.au/home/cambridge/
Both IELTS and Cambridge courses are so strong in the evening as in the morning, difference: less study hours. http://www.sce.edu.au/sce-courses/examination-preparation/ielts-preparation/
Pronunciation and Fluency - General English (AM) + Pronunciation and Fluency Program (PM)
P&F program is an ongoing, 4-week closed course that focuses on a different skill each week.
It is an extremely comprehensive program, great for students that want to fine tune their pronunciation with in-depth analysis of the pronunciation features of various texts.
- Students start with basics and learn the mechanics of producing each sound.
- All students receive individual attention – that’s a promise – to ensure no-one is left behind!
EHP (English for Health Professionals) - General English (AM) + EHP (PM) specialised course for students interested in learning English for use in the Health Professions. It is aimed at foreign trained health professionals such as doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, medical students, etc. http://www.sce.edu.au/home/english-for-health-professional/
OET (Occupational English Test) designed by a medical doctor of many years’ experience in both medical and language teaching contexts, OET is part of the requirements for registration to practise as a health practitioner in Australia. It applies to the main-stream health professions, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, physiotherapy, veterinary medicine, occupational therapy, dietetics and others. The OET results can also be used as points for immigration purpose. Check out http://www.sce.edu.au/home/sce-preparation-oet/ and www.occupationalenglishtest.org/ for more details.
HSP (High School Preparation) - teaches the language and study skills necessary for high school entry. Ages: 12 to 17 years http://www.sce.edu.au/home/preparation-for-high-school-study/
Study Tours - packages with a range of flexible options combining a full-time or part-time courses, week and weekend activities and also accommodation. minimum 6 people http://www.sce.edu.au/sce-courses/sce-study-tours/
Extra activities such as barbecues, soccer and visiting Sydney touristic spots.
Points of Difference
Since its inception in 1987, SCE has always held an international reputation with students, agents and other language school providers.
The staff at SCE are employed because of their qualifications, experience and dedication to teaching. These factors make our teachers well qualified to assist student learning. Constantly undergoing on–going training, they are among the best in the industry. The latest in teaching materials is used to help students learn English in various modes of study of the language.
Professional and Friendly Staff and Lots of Activities
A dedicated group of administrative staff are always on hand to help with every issue for students living in country like Australia. Daily, weekly and special activities are organized for students to combine cultural and social activities with learning.
- Top quality personalized school since 1987
- Highly qualified teachers
- Central location
- Great facilities and family orientated environment.