Why study at the English Language Centre?

Quality Teaching:

English Language Centre Students and Tutor in Classroom You can have confidence in the University of Liverpool, which is ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide.

The Centre is accredited and regularly inspected by the British Council, and is a member of English UK, an organisation dedicated to ensuring the highest quality standards in English Language teaching.  We have been providing high quality teaching for over 25 years.  Whilst studying here, you will enjoy classes led by highly qualified, dedicated teachers (click here to meet the team) and benefit from modern and dynamic English teaching methods in small classes of fewer than 16 students.

International City:

The Albert Dock Liverpool is in the TripAdvisor top ten places to visit in the UK was the European Capital of Culture in 2008, meaning there is plenty to see and do when you are not studying.

Whilst studying at the ELC you will be based on the main University campus in the heart of Liverpool City Centre.

Liverpool is a multicultural and student friendly city where you can enjoy a good standard of living at a lower cost.  You will also find it an extremely convenient base from which to explore the UK, as it is situated centrally to all parts of the British Isles.

International campus:

25% of the student population at the University of Liverpool are international students, therefore you will be part of a diverse international community whilst studying here.

No matter where you come from, it is very likely that there will be other students from your country studying at the University who can help you to orientate yourself to life in the UK.  At the same time you will have the chance to mix with students from both the UK and around the world.

Focus on student experience:

English Language Centre Student playing Table TennisYour ELC course fees include the chance to take part in the ELC's excellent Social Programme, which helps you to make friends and explore the UK. You will benefit from trips around the UK, regular Conversation Clubs and Film Clubs as well as events throughout the year.

The University boasts excellent facilities such as the Liverpool Guild of Students, who also provide trips, events, volunteering opportunities and much more, and a Sports and Fitness Centre.  This means that you can continue your current hobbies whilst studying here as well as starting new ones.

Student Welfare and Support is a priority for the ELC and for the University as a whole.  Studying at the ELC means that you benefit from daily drop in sessions with our Social and Welfare Officer, should you need information or advice.  The University also has an excellent range of support services for students, including, the International Support Team, Counselling Service, and Disability Support Team.