Reasons to Choose WIE
WIE is one of the only English Language Schools in NZ to receive
government funding for
English courses and is accredited by the New Zealand
Qualifications Authority (NZQA),
ensuring our courses meet National standards.
We are also the only Cambridge English Exam Centre in the
Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions and an approved
TOEIC test centre.
Located in the heart of
Zealand’s largest inland city and a popular student
destination, WIE’s location is convenient, attractive and close
to everything Hamilton has to offer; cafes, shopping, cinemas,
gardens, restaurants, libraries, river walks…. the list goes on.
highly qualified STAFF
All WIE’s teachers
are fully qualified and experienced ESOL specialists, whose
mother tongue is English. WIE has certified examiners on staff,
with IELTS, Cambridge and TOEIC experience. Enthusiastic and
engaging, our teachers create a dynamic and professional
learning environment and go the extra mile to help you achieve
the results you want.
LOW STUDENT TO TEACHER RATIO
Our small class size allows you to enjoy an intensive learning
experience and improve your speaking and conversation skills
quickly. Classes are kept to a maximum of 15, with an average of
6 - 8 students per class, ensuring you receive individual
attention in the areas you need to focus on, while getting to
know your teacher and classmates more personally.
We offer state-of-the-art facilities and services to ensure you
receive maximum comfort and care. All our classrooms are
air-conditioned and equipped with top classroom technology. We
have a multimedia lounge, student kitchen and common room,
billiards and ping pong tables, resource library and free WiFi
MIX of Nationalities & Ages
Students from more than 35 different countries come to study at
WIE Our students’ ages range from 14 to 80 and the average age
is 23. Make friends from around the world, while enjoying a
diverse nationality mix… where everyone speaks English!
FLEXIBLE Study Options
Start any Monday throughout the year and choose from full-time
or part-time studies with morning, afternoon and evening classes
available. With courses
for both adults and juniors, WIE has a range of programmes to
suit every individual.
Value For Money
WIE is committed to excellence in everything we do. Not just in
teaching, but also student welfare, accommodation, activities,
facilities and support. Our
competitive fees and
regular discounts make quality affordable, which is why our
students keep coming back!
homestay accommodation with friendly and caring host
families. All families are regularly checked for their
performance and quality and most are no more than 20 minutes
travel from school. For those wanting alternative
accommodation, WIE is able to help you arrange something to suit
your taste and budget.
Dedicated support staff are available around the clock to ensure
your safety and wellbeing. Upon arrival you will be given a
campus and city orientation, which includes setting up your own
NZ bank account and a tour of local hotspots to help you find
your way around Hamilton.