Yesterday, 13 of our students boarded the catamaran Whiskers for a private boat trip to Rangitoto Island – the volcano in the middle of Auckland Harbour. The sea was a deep green and as there was no wind, looked like a lake. Some of us dived off and swam in the cool water under the
This week 93 of our students visited three fantastic pubs in Auckland. We drank real New Zealand beer, did an international quiz and mingled with the locals – who gave a lot of the answers to the teams.
This week, we took 3 buses full of students to the stunning Piha beach on Auckland’s West Coast. While Simon & Tom, the teachers, prepared a classic kiwi- style bbq in the sand, students played soccer, rugby, walked up the rocks, swam – and one even surfed! Then we ate sausages, drank beer and watched
According to an annual study just released, New Zealand is the most naturally beautiful and safest country in the world.The third annual Country Brand Index has been unveiled at the World Travel Market in London.New Zealand ranked first for authenticity, natural beauty and safety. For best country brand, New Zealand came in eighth, Australia topped
We love it when students get involved in the social programme and this week, 3 Dutch girls decided to take us out to show us how to eat, Netherland style. 11 students took the bus over the Harbour Bridge to a tiny cafe and were treated to delicious Bittenballen, Frikandel Speciaal for main course and
Yumiko performing a hongi (Maori greeting) Last weekend 5 Languages International students went on an authentic Maori cultural weekend. They were welcomed into the Maori community, learnt about traditional customs and ate delicious Maori food called a Hangi. The group also went to the beach, sang and danced Maori-style and made special Maori carvings to
On the Social Programme, we love it when students make suggestions for new, exciting activities. So, when a student said, let’s go on a Tree Adventure”, we jumped at the chance. 8 students, including our most mature Japanese student, came and jumped, swung, and skateboarded in the tops of trees. The next day we all
Languages International would like to wish all our Cambridge BEC students the best of luck on their courses and in the exams in November.
Congratulations to all our Cambridge Business English Certificate candidates. Once again a good set of results, with an 80% pass rate including one pass with merit at Preliminary level.
Growing up in Cheboksary, the crossroads of the Western Russia, and having completed my degree in Engineering in Moscow made me learn a lot about being independent and facing new challenges in life. After graduating form MGSU I knew I wanted even bigger challenge. So I decided to continue my education in a western country,