New Zealand is the Most Peaceful English-speaking Country

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New Zealand has been ranked as the most peaceful English-speaking country in the world. New Zealand came 4th in the Institute for Economics and Peace’s Global Peace Index, after Iceland, Denmark and Austria. That makes New Zealand the safest destination for English learning. See the table below to find out how New Zealand compares with other English language study destinations. If

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Jeremy holding his Phd

Our teacher Jeremy gets his PhD

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A huge congratulations to our teacher Jeremy, who graduated from the University of Auckland with a PhD in Philosophy last week! On graduation day all the graduands walk together from the university down to the town hall, where they receive their degree certificates at the graduation ceremony. The cars are stopped so that the graduands can

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Photo of Anastasia in New Zealand

Languages International student graduates from AUT University and gets a great job in New Zealand

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We received this message from Anastasia, one of our former students from Russia. After taking Languages International’s English for University course, she completed a Postgraduate Diploma at AUT, and now she has a great job here in New Zealand working as a Business Analyst. We are very proud of all Anastasia’s achievements. Read her story below…

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“The two courses—IELTS and English for University—really helped me to enter my English business school with more confidence.”

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Tahitian student, Hianui Laugeon, prepared herself for university study by taking English for University and IELTS preparation courses at Languages International. Now, Hianui is doing a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Management at SKEMA Business School in Nice, France. Although the university is in France, the courses and exams are in English, and she will complete

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Author Craig Thaine

Languages International’s Director of Teacher Training writes 6 new books for Cambridge University Press

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An interview with Craig Thaine, co-author of the new Empower course book series Craig Thaine, Languages International‘s Director of Teacher Training, is also the author of several books published by Cambridge University Press. His recently released course book series Empower adds another six books to his body of work. We interviewed him to find out how he does it. How do

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Russian Beauty Contestant Wins English Course in New Zealand

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Imagine winning a trip to New Zealand and a free course at Languages International. That dream came true for one lucky Russian university student. In June last year Karolina won a beauty contest at her university, gaining the title “Miss Higher School of Economics-2014.” The contest was co-sponsored by Russian travel consultancy Abel Tasman. The

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School bake sale to raise money for Nepal

Bake Sale for Nepal

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Today, Languages International had a bake sale to raise money for disaster relief in Nepal. Staff baked delicious biscuits, cakes and slices, which our students bought for their morning tea. Over $1000 was raised. All the money is being donated to Oxfam, who will use it to help with earthquake relief. A huge thank you

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Daulet from Globus Education Kazakhstan at Languages International

“What I received while in New Zealand was magnificent and time well spent”

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Our friend and partner, Daulet from Globus Education Kazakhstan, has just visited Languages International and stayed with one of our homestays.  Here is his feedback. Globus Education Kazakhstan has been working in partnership with Languages International since 2006 and considers them one of the main partners within New Zealand. Our students give us positive feedback regarding their experience

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Languages International Shortlisted for Star Award for 7th Time

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Languages International is delighted to have received its 7th Star Award short-listing for the Study Travel Magazine (STM) Star Award in the Southern Hemisphere category. Thank you very much to our partners for your ongoing support and for voting for us again this year! Every year, language travel consultants around the world vote for their “Star” school

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