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Australian International College of Language, Gold Coast, Queensland:
The Australian International College of Language (AICOL) is a well established, government-accredited English school that provides quality, enjoyable English language programs to young children from 6 years of age to teenagers. AICOL is located on the beautiful Gold Coast of Queensland in North-East Australia. The city of Gold Coast is just one hour's flight from Sydney and 1.5 hours from Melbourne. Please note that we will be increasing the tuition fees for all courses by AUD$10 a week to apply from 1 July to 31 December 2024.

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Summer and Winter Camps on the Gold Coast:

Photo of English Camps & Study Tours for Juniors in Australia• Since 1993, we have offered a wide range of summer and winter camp programs for students from 6 years of age to teenage students - plus their parents and grandparents.

• AICOL offers Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter English camps as well as year-round study tours for students from all over the world, including Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Russia, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Spain, Tahiti, Argentina to name just a few.

• As we also offer registered courses for individual young students, this enables our programs to have meaningful learning content. All summer camp English classes are delivered by qualified teachers.

• Our summer and winter camps offer a perfect environment for students to learn English, and at the same time participate in a wide range of sporting and other activities.

• We offer many different types of program, which vary in length from just a week up to 10 weeks.

• The activities also vary according to the likes and dislikes of each country. For example, our Russian students love taking surfing lessons in the beautiful Pacific Ocean, whereas our Japanese students love visiting our farmstay to ride horses and be in touch with nature.

• Our most popular programs offer English classes each morning, and activities each afternoon, with a full day activity on the weekends. 

• More academic programs, which tend to be favoured by mainland Chinese groups, focus on full-time English during the week, followed by full day theme park visits on the weekends.

• AICOL is now also a recognized school by Bildungsurlaub in Germany for approved educational travel.

Other Camps & English Courses for Children & Teenagers:

Image of English Camps & Study Tours for Juniors in Australia• Autumn Camp - September/October
• Spring Camp – March/April
• English for Young Learners (6 to 12 years old)
• Intensive English Course for High School Preparation  
• General English (from 14 years of age)
• Farmstay Program

Activities can include integration with local primary or secondary schools, and can if requested focus intensively on academic studies or preferred sports (such as golf, tennis, or swimming tuition).

Year-Round English Study Tours:
• We also provide year-round study tour programs, from 1 to 4 weeks. The Gold Coast, with its year-round good climate, provides the perfect setting for study tours.

• All of our teachers are fully qualified ESL teachers, and our English courses are structured and accredited.

• AICOL is now also a recognized school by Bildungsurlaub in Germany for approved educational travel.

Parents and Children:

Photos of Australian International College of Language, Gold Coast, QueenslandAICOL offers an ideal environment in which parents can:

• Accompany their children
• Stay together in the same homestay family
Study together at AICOL, with the parent in the General English class and the child in the Young Learner class
• Participate in activities together

Both the General English course and the Young Learner course are fully accredited, and may be undertaken on either a tourist visa (for short term courses) or a student visa (for courses longer than 3 months).

For families thinking of longer term study for their children, AICOL will also arrange for parents and children to visit local primary schools or high schools. AICOL will also provide a free guardianship for younger students who stay with an AICOL homestay family.

Testimonials from Parents & Students:

•  "My 8-Year-old son and I took a course. The children's English course is a lesson to incorporate activities so that children don't get tired of them. My class was a lesson to each English level filled with academic intellectual curiosity. One of the most fascinating things to learn in the same campus in parent-child, brother, and family. A very great school, including a lecturer who also supports IELTS preparation and more.

The principal and the staff and the staff are very good and really recommended school. Thank you very much for your help. Thank you very much."

Yuko Kimura, Japan

•  "Hi Garth,
I have finished three weeks of English study in your school. My experience has been very good. My daughters have been four weeks and will be for another week.

I studied English in six different countries and I must say that your school is the best I've ever been. I am a high school teacher in my country and I value your work.

My daughters have learned a lot. The teachers are very good. Laura is in the class of Brendan. A great teacher. Laura has managed to speak English and work hard every day.

Jamice professor Paula is a very energetic person and a great professional. And John my teacher always has a kind word for each of their students and a great knowledge of the different cultures of their students.

Thank you very much to all. I have to thank you also that in recent weeks we find a new apartment where we have been very good."

-  Nuria Diaz, Spain

•  "It was a pleasure to study English in AICOL! Best regards to all team especially our teachers Jane and Gabriel!

Good attitude, location and last but not least - you can study there with all of your family. Not only teenagers but also younger kids are welcome in AICOL. Well done!"

- Bartlomiej Rabinski

• "Your classes were so fun, and in fact I was always looking forward to joining in your classes. I've learned a lot from your teaching such as student-center classes and giving students a lot of opportunities to speak English."
-  Nori, Japan

Beautiful Location in Australia:

Picture of English Camps & Study Tours for Juniors in AustraliaOur location overlooks the beautiful Southport Broadwater Park and out to the Pacific Ocean, with views also of the Southport Olympic swimming pool complex and Seaworld theme park.

Just 5 minutes walk away is the Australia Fair shopping centre, local post office, bus stop, money exchange, food hall, and all other facilities necessary for a convenient and relaxed lifestyle.

Homestay Testimonial: 

"No I mean it Garth, I  have been with a lot of different agents but AICOL is really the best, not the best pay, but the best organised, and that is what I like. It is not always about money, but I  love how it is run.

The children are always so lovely from AICOL - so far I had Chinese, Korean, Russian, and Japanese. I just love what you do for these children.

They are so happy to come to Australia what a great experience for them they will never forget that (my last two were 9 and ten, so brave and polite). They cried when they left and so did I... Keep up the good work!"

-  Maryke Beranjia, Homestay provider

Updated: 2024-04-17

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Address: 66 Marine Parade, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland , Australia
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