Australian International College of English

Introduction

Welcome to AICE

AICE is an ideal place to study and make friends as we have a supportive staff and great facilities to make your experience here enjoyable. What makes our College different? We are here to help you excel on your chosen path to perfect your English. That is why our theme is ‘English for Excellence’.

The Australian International College of English (AICE) upholds its mission to provide quality education in all of its programs from High School Preparation to Preparation for IELTS. Not only that, the College believes that happy, successful and fully supported teachers deliver top quality lessons. This reflects on the quality of the learning and the overall culture of the college. State-of-the-art premises, well-trained and qualified teachers and an extensive range of activities add up to happy successful students. Join us to excel in English.

Susan M Scott, Director of Studies

About Sydney

Sydney is one of the most spectacular cities in the world. It offers exciting arts, cultural and natural environments to explore including the world famous Sydney Harbour. There are many events throughout the year such as the Light festival, Vivid Sydney, as well as our impressive New Year’s Eve and Chinese New Year celebrations.

Sydney is home to iconic landmarks including the Harbour Bridge and the world-famous Opera House. Did you know we have an average of more than 230 sunny days a year? Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach is just one of the seaside attractions. Take the time to experience the beauty of other beaches such as Tamarama, Bronte, Maroubra and Clovelly in Sydney’s east and Southern Sydney’s Cronulla beach.

Also, you can visit lush national parks, local vineyards for spectacular sightseeing, climb the breathtaking Harbour Bridge, and go for a bushwalk in the World Heritage region of the Blue Mountains. Sydney is proud to provide students with quality educational opportunities. We have excellent facilities and we endeavour to give students a wonderful experience while enjoying Sydney’s great lifestyle.

Why AICE?

  • Perfect Location

Located in the city centre near transport, entertainment and shopping.

  • Vibrant Campus Environment

A modern school with up to date amenities and facilities.

  • Academic Pathways

AICE English has pathways to your study goals, schools, universities and colleges.

  • Academic Excellence and Support

Caring and friendly staff are available to help you with all your study needs.

  • Meet Students from All Over The World

Participate in our social events so that you can practice English outside the classroom.

  • Quality Teaching Staff

Small classes are taught by highly qualified teachers who want to take you to your next level of English.

Our Campus

AICE's or the Australian International College of English's Campus has been well appointed to ensure that you have a great learning experience. Each classroom has been designed to ensure students can learn and interact in comfort.

Not only that, AICE is located in the heart of the Sydney Central Business District. It is just a short walk from bus and tram stops as well as Central, Museum and Town Hall stations. A major shopping centre is just two minutes’ walk from the Campus.

  • Bright and air-conditioned classrooms.
  • Student library in Student Lounge area.
  • Free WiFi access throughout the Campus.
  • Reception staff available to assist you from Monday to Friday.
  • Computer room with free internet access.
  • Cafes, restaurants and a food court located close by.
  • A kitchen area with a refrigerator and food vending machines.

Location

  • In the heart of Sydney's CBD close to shopping centres and Darling Harbour.
  • International food courts, restaurants and cafes.
  • Minutes from cinemas and entertainment.
  • Free wi-fi.

Campus

  • Modern classrooms with natural light.
  • Student lounge and common room.
  • Kitchen and lunch area.
  • Computer Lab.

Learning Pathways

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Courses

English for Academic Purposes

Campus 12 weeks January 2019 Australia Sydney China Shanghai + 1 more

Students who need to prepare for tertiary studies can be well-assured that they will improve in all facets of English for Academic Purposes needed for entry into university education such as Essay writing, Report writing, Referencing and Presentation skills. These skills are an essential underlay for successfully achieving a diploma or degree from an Australian tertiary institution. [+]

Students who need to prepare for tertiary studies can be well-assured that they will improve in all facets of English for Academic Purposes needed for entry into university education such as Essay writing, Report writing, Referencing and Presentation skills. These skills are an essential underlay for successfully achieving a diploma or degree from an Australian tertiary institution.

Why study this course?

The English for Academic Purposes is assessment based. There is no final exam, but like many university courses, your final scores are an average and amalgamation of your entire work for the course. Twice during the course, there are proficiency tests to check that your English level is equivalent to relevant academic abilities, and this is designed to better guide your learning.... [-]


English for Young Learners

Campus Part time January 2019 Australia Sydney China Shanghai + 1 more

This delightful course is perfect for children who need a smooth transition from their own cultural environment into the Australian culture. Students are provided with all that they need in English studies for entry into Australian primary schools with a focus on English, Music, movement, the Arts and Sports activities. Teachers and the classroom environment are specially equipped to engage the students in a safe and culturally sensitive manner. Not only that, there is a bilingual assistant in the classroom at all times to give the children a sense of belonging and security. [+]

This delightful course is perfect for children who need a smooth transition from their own cultural environment into the Australian culture. Students are provided with all that they need in English studies for entry into Australian primary schools with a focus on English, Music, movement, the Arts and Sports activities. Teachers and the classroom environment are specially equipped to engage the students in a safe and culturally sensitive manner. Not only that, there is a bilingual assistant in the classroom at all times to give the children a sense of belonging and security.

Why study this course?

Have Fun! Learn English!The English for Young Learners course provides students aged 7 -12 with the opportunity to develop their English language skills and it also prepares them for entry into the NSW Primary School mainstream.Levels: Beginner, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate and Upper-IntermediateIntake Dates: Any MondayStudy per week: 25 hours of face-to-face study per week... [-]


General English

Campus Part time 1 - 60 weeks January 2019 Australia Sydney China Shanghai + 2 more

The General English courses allow students from Beginner level right up to Upper Intermediate level to develop their ESL skills in all four components of English - Grammar, Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking and Presentation skills. General English Level 5 also has an Academic English component so that students can make a smooth transition from GE into EAP studies and then on to tertiary studies. [+]

5 also has an Academic EnThe General English courses allow students from Beginner level right up to Upper Intermediate level to develop their ESL skills in all four components of English - Grammar, Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking and Presentation skills. General English Level 5 also has an Academic English component so that students can make a smooth transition from GE into EAP studies and then on to tertiary studies.

General English Nationality Mix

Why study this course?

Course Duration: 1 to 60 weeks

Levels: Beginner, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate and Advanced

Intake Dates: Any Monday

Study per week: 20 hours of face-to-face study per week... [-]


IELTS Preparation

Campus January 2019 Australia Sydney China Shanghai

The Preparation for IELTS course gives all participating students a strong base for successfully completing the International English Language Test in either the General or the Academic mode. A Specialist teacher-provides personalised help in Test techniques and the underlying principles of question types and the IELTS format are taught so that the students can sit the test in full awareness and with confidence. [+]

The Preparation for IELTS course gives all participating students a strong base for successfully completing the International English Language Test in either the General or the Academic mode. A Specialist teacher-provides personalised help in Test techniques, and the underlying principles of question types and the IELTS format are taught so that the students can sit the test in full awareness and with confidence. Not only that, students are given the opportunity to take a mock IELTS Test every week in each component. This way, the teacher, as well as students, can ascertain which of the four major English skills need to be strengthened and which question formats need reviewing.

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Study Tours

Campus January 2019 Australia Sydney China Shanghai

AICE is famous for its custom-made study tour programmes. Students can study English in the morning and then use their new knowledge as they see interesting cultural and tourist sites in Sydney in the afternoon. Programmes can be designed for all levels, ages, budgets and areas of interests. We promise quality teachers and interactive and exciting activities to enhance students’ enjoyment of their time in Australia. Students can get involved in local schools, sports and outdoor activities or arts and culture. [+]

AICE is famous for its custom-made study tour programmes. Students can study English in the morning and then use their new knowledge as they see interesting cultural and tourist sites in Sydney in the afternoon. Programmes can be designed for all levels, ages, budgets and areas of interests. We promise quality teachers and interactive and exciting activities to enhance students’ enjoyment of their time in Australia. Students can get involved in local schools, sports and outdoor activities or arts and culture.AICE can also design and accommodate English Camps for organisations who are interested in sending groups of students to live, study and learn about Australia together. Ask us for more information and more sample programmes.... [-]


Preparatory Programs

High School Preparation

Campus Part time 1 - 60 weeks January 2019 Australia Sydney China Shanghai + 2 more

This multi-skills course prepares students who will be commencing Years 7-11 in NSW high schools. And, whilst the focus is on English specific to Maths, Science, EnglishLiterature, Geography and History, there is a sports program to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle. Parents and guardians can be fully assured that their children will be safe in a secure and culturally sensitive environment where they can enjoy the company of other students who are heading in the same direction – a successful pathway to an Australian high school. [+]

This multi-skills course prepares students who will be commencing Years 7-11 in NSW high schools. And, whilst the focus is on English specific to Maths, Science, EnglishLiterature, Geography and History, there is a sports program to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle. Parents and guardians can be fully assured that their children will be safe in a secure and culturally sensitive environment where they can enjoy the company of other students who are heading in the same direction – a successful pathway to an Australian high school.

Why study this course?

To prepare students aged 12 to 18 years of all English levels for English into high schools in New South Wales.Course Duration: 1 to 60 weeksLevels: Beginner, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate and Upper-IntermediateIntake Dates: Any MondayStudy per week: 25 hours of face-to-face study per week... [-]


Contact

Sydnay Campus

Phone +61 2 9299 2400

Shanghai Office