Waikato Institute of Education
Want to study English at the top English Language school in the Waikato? Waikato Institute of Education (WIE) is the Language School of choice for thousands of international and domestic students wishing to improve their English and experience a unique Kiwi adventure. WIE offers a high standard of excellence in teaching, with a team of experienced ESOL specialists and examiners; many who have been teaching for over 15 years. Our wide range of courses suits any needs, including General English, IELTS Preparation, English for Nursing, High School Preparation, English for Work and more. State-of-the-art facilities and services ensure that you receive maximum comfort and care. All classrooms are air-conditioned and equipped with modern technology. WiFi is free throughout campus and our friendly reception staff are always happy to help you and answer any questions you have.
The Waikato region has New Zealand’s longest river and its best surf break, Raglan.
WIE is one of the only English Language Schools in NZ to receive government funding for English courses and is NZQA registered, ensuring our courses meet national standards. We are also the only TOEIC Test Centre for the Waikato region and an Approved Pretesting Centre for the Cambridge ESOL exams.
Located in a central city building, WIE is in the heart of Hamilton, just 1-2 minutes walk from both Hamilton Transport Centre and Hamilton City Centre with its many shops, restaurants, theatres and entertainment ( Map ).
Our students come from over 35 different countries around the world including Asia, India, South America, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and the Pacific Islands.
Additional benefits of studying with WIE
Helpful, friendly, professional advisors and support staff – we make YOU feel special from the time you arrive to the time you leave…and beyond.
Classes have an average of 8 students with a maximum of 15 at all times.
Guaranteed accommodation with a carefully selected New Zealand family.
Free after school activities and regular trips to popular tourist destinations.
Native speaking counsellors available to assist students to settle into a new environment.