Embassy
Auckland


3 Reasons to LOVE Auckland:
1. Vibrant arts and vintage shopping district
2. Located on a shared college campus
3. Explore the natural wonders of New Zealand

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Welcome to Embassy Auckland


Natural wonders and lively nightlife are in store for you at Embassy’s English school in Auckland. True adventure seekers will want to study among the natural diversity and unique culture of Auckland.

COURSES:
General English - Standard and Intensive Programmes
IELTS Exam Preparation

ELECTIVES:
Communication Skills
IELTS Exam Preparation

FINDING OUR SCHOOL:
From the main thoroughfare Queen Street in the city centre, turn left onto Karangahape Road, and look out for our building on the left, on the corner with Liverpool Street.

RESIDENTIAL:
The residence for Embassy’s English school in Auckland is the newly built UniLodge on Whittaker, which is walking distance from the study centre and offers comfortable single en-suite rooms.
- UniLodge on Whittaker
 

HOMESTAY:
Live as part of an English-speaking household while at Embassy’s English school in Auckland. Depending on the type of accommodation you book, you’ll have your own bedroom, or share a room with another Embassy English school student. You will eat breakfast and also evening meals with your hosts. It's a great chance to meet Auckland residents and share their way of life. All Embassy English School Auckland Homestays are a maximum of 45 minutes away by public transport, and many are closer. Living with English-speakers also means that you will never stop learning and improving your fluency.

Nearest bus stop: 1-10 minute walk, depending on destination
Nearest shopping centre: 15-minute walk
Nearest coffee shop: In the building
Nearest post office: 10-minute walk
Nearest restaurant: 1-minute walk
Nearest park: 2-minute walk
Nearest church: 5-minute walk
Nearest mosque: 5-minute walk
Nearest bank: 2-minute walk
Nearest supermarket: general - 15-minute walk, Chinese - 2 minutes' walk
Nearest newsagent: 1-minute walk

TRAVELLING AROUND THE CITY:
With Embassy’s Auckland English school city-centre location, it's easy to get around on foot or using public transport. Britomart Transport Centre and the ferry terminal are about 15-minute walk from the school. Bus stops are located all around the school. There is also a free City Circuit bus service available in the city centre.

COST OF LIVING:
We currently advise students at our Auckland English school to budget approximately NZ $150 per week. This will cover all basic transport, food and entertainment costs. (Last updated April 2013)

Price in NZ$
Cup of Coffee (e.g. Starbucks)
4.00 - 5.00
Can of Coca-Cola
1.50
Big Mac Hamburger
5.50
Takeaway, e.g. from a noodle bar 8.00 - 15.00
3 course meal in mid-range restaurant
40.00 - 50.00
Cinema ticket
14.00 with student ID
Nightclub entrance
Many free, but some 5.00 - 10.00
Local trains  From 1.90, student fares and season passes available
Taxi Minimum fare 5.00, then 2.50 per km (more at night)
"Auckland is a vibrant, multicultural city and the gateway to a country of outstanding physical beauty. Our friendly and committed staff look forward to giving you the best possible learning experience."

LINDSAY SPEDDING
CENTRE DIRECTOR,
AUCKLAND
Auckland is an exciting place to learn English!

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