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10 Reasons to Choose WIE

Quality Guarantee

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.

Central Location

Located in the heart of Hamilton, New 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.


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.

Excellent facilities

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 throughout campus.

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!

Local Accommodation

We offers 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.




Waikato Institute of Education
Level 1 Centre Place Tower, 48 Ward Street,
PO Box 773, Hamilton, New Zealand
Phone: +647 8382450   Fax: +647 838 2453