ELC is a multi award winning English language school. In the Study Travel Magazine awards (this is the Oscars for schools!) we were voted Star English Language School Southern Hemisphere in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009 and 2007 and shortlisted for the same award in 2008 and 2010.

In 2013 we were awarded STM ‘Superstar’ which is a lifetime award in this category. So you can be confident that you will receive the very best tuition and service.

Award Stars
Award Cup

Award Cup

STM Superstar Award Lifetime

5x Star English language school Southern Hemisphere
2x Shortlisted
Award Circle 2007 Award Circle 2009 Award Circle 2011
Award Circle 2012 Award Circle 2013

In 2014 and 2015 ELC won the ASEAN Masterclass award for most outstanding English language school in the region.

In 2016, ELC was highly commended in the NSW Export Awards in the Education & Training category.

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Every year Europe’s most renowned education agency awards their “Excellence Award” to schools around the world who receive the best student feedback.
We received this award in 2016 and 2017.


We received Ryugaku Journal’s Best School Award in 2015, 2017, and 2019. This distinction is awarded based on students’ ratings of their experience at the school.

Accreditations & Quality Standards

ELC is fully-accredited by the Australian government.

English Australia represents the best English language colleges in Australia.


ELC works closely with the Australian government initiative Future Unlimited to promote Australia as a study destination internationally.


In the Education & Training category, the Premier’s NSW Export Awards recognise expertise, outstanding innovation and international success.