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English school in
Brisbane Australia Embassy English Australia

Finding it hard to decide where to study? If an outdoor lifestyle and award-winning teaching are at the top of your list, why not choose our English school in Brisbane?

Why you’ll love Embassy Brisbane

Designed to get great results, our modern school has bright classrooms, places to socialise, a quiet library and interactive technology (it’s not surprising over 96% of our students recommend Embassy Brisbane).

Our location in the city-centre, close to public transport, makes it easy to explore. Try and master the different English accents you’ll hear every day in this affordable city on the Brisbane River.  Learning continues outside the classroom with our exciting social programme.

When in Brisbane…
Visit Streets Beach - a man-made beach in the middle of the city

Facilities

  • WiFi-enabled
  • IT suite
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Activities
  • University counselling
  • Library
  • Student lounge
  • Modern campus
Student residence - live with other students
Embassy Homestay - practise English with your host
*Although you may not stay in the accommodation pictured, you will stay in accommodation of a very similar quality.

Student Residence (16 years+)

Have fun sharing a residence with other international students

Distance from school

20 minutes' walk or 30 minutes journey by public transport

Meals provided

Self-catering or 14 per week (breakfast and evening meal)

Rooms

Single room with shared bathrooms (shared rooms available if 2 students are booked at the same time)

Other facilities

See factsheet

More information


Homestay (live with a host family)

Live with an English-speaking host and practise your English every day!

Distance from school

Up to 45 minutes journey by public transport

Meals provided

16 per week (breakfast and evening meal + lunch at weekends)

Rooms

Single

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Embassy English students walking by the Brisbane River - Australia

Local facilities

Nearest bus stop: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest shopping centre: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest post office: 2 minutes' walk
Nearest café/restaurant: 1 minutes' walk
Nearest bank: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest mosque: approx. 10 km away
Nearest church: 10 minutes' walk
Nearest newsagent: 2 minutes' walk
Nearest supermarket: 2 minutes' walk

Travelling around the city

Brisbane’s public transport network (TransLink) is a network of trains, ferries (CityCats) and buses that have been integrated so you can travel easily between each service. The Loop is a free and convenient bus service travelling in both directions around the Central Business District. Nightbuses run at weekends.

Embassy students in Brisbane city Brisbane inner-city beach Brisbane city centre The Brisbane River and Story Bridge

Cost of Living

We currently advise that students should budget approximately AU $300 per week. This will cover all basic transport, food and entertainment costs.

Sample prices (all in AU $):

Item Price in AU $
A cup of coffee (in a chain like Starbucks) 3.90
Can of Coca Cola 1.50
Big Mac hamburger
5.30
Three course meal in a mid range restaurant 35.00
Takeaway, e.g. from a noodle bar 6.00 - 10.00
Cinema ticket 8.00 - 15.00
Nightclub entrance 10.00 upwards
Local train (QR train) 3.00 - 6.00 per trip
Taxi 20.00 - 40.00

Popular trips from Brisbane:

  • Dreamworld
  • Fraser Island
  • Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  • South Bank
  • Stradbroke Islands
  • Wet'n'Wild
  • Sea World
  • Movie World

No two weeks are ever the same, but here's an idea of what to expect:

  • Surfing trips
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Cinema visits
Friendly game of soccer / football Barbecues by the Brisbane River Visit the Koala Bear Sanctuary Surfing on the beaches of Queensland Australia Note: Actual activities may vary on arrival All activities and trips are optional and some will have a cost attached.

Finding our school

From Central Train Station
Walk south down Edward Street, turn right at Charlotte Street, and the school is approximately 100m down on the left hand side. Look for the "Study Group Brisbane - Study Centre" sign.  (Study Group is our parent organisation)

From central Brisbane
From the centre of Queen Street Mall, walk two blocks down Albert Street heading south. Turn left at Charlotte Street and after approximately 50 metres the school is on the right hand side of the road. Look for the "Study Group Brisbane - Study Centre" sign.

Centre Director

Bradley Muller

Address

Embassy Study Centre Brisbane
Level 6
119 Charlotte Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3232 1693

School accreditation

See Awards and accreditations

Accessibility

Accessible to students with visual impairment, hearing impairment and wheelchairs.

High Embassy Student Rating for Friendly Staff

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