Universidad de La Sabana - English Program in Australia

The University of Queensland’s Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education (ICTE) invites students from Universidad de La Sabana to take advantage of a world-class English language learning and study abroad experience.

La Sabana students enjoy:

  • A world-class campus experience in Brisbane, Australia
  • Qualified, experienced and supportive teachers
  • Small, interactive classes with a maximum of 18 students
  • State-of-the-art teaching and learning technology
  • Option to work part-time (during semester-long program)

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Student experiences

Hear from ICTE student, Madelin from Colombia,  about her experience:

 

About ICTE English Courses

ICTE English courses include 20 hours of face-to-face teaching each week with access to additional online, self-directed learning resources. ICTE offers a truly intensive English language learning experience.  Here, you will enjoy lots of opportunities to work in groups, speak, listen and share ideas.

Our courses use high-quality materials from academic and real-world sources and classes are taught in classrooms equipped with the latest teaching and learning technology.

 

Course Options

You will be tested on the first day of your program and based on your English language skills and interests, placed in one of the following courses:

General English (GE)

English language communication skills for social and work situations (7 levels: Pre-elementary – Advanced)

English for International Business Communication (EIBC)

English language skills in a business context (2 levels: Higher Intermediate and Pre-advanced)

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Prepares students for success in academic study and in the IELTS test (3 levels: Higher intermediate – Advanced)

Advanced English Communication Skills (AECS)

English language training to strengthen speaking and listening abilities (1 level: Advanced)

For more information on course options, including course content and sample timetables visit icte.uq.edu.au/study/english-courses

 

IELTS

You will have the option to take an IELTS test at the end of your course to demonstrate your English language proficiency.

IELTSx

Gain access to IELTSx that provides clear video tips, sample questions and answers and authentic practice exercises covering each of the four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Take your IELTS test with confidence - prepare for each part of the test as thoroughly as you need to, in your own time. Find other students enrolled in the course to practice speaking English with.

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Homestay 

Homestay gives you a good opportunity to practice your English, learn about Australian culture, and enjoy a safe and comfortable environment. Your Homestay provider may be either a single person, a couple, or a family. Living in a Homestay environment is a great experience and this guide will assist you with your stay in Australia.

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Special offer

As a Universidad de La Sabana student, you can access special tuition fees and pay only AUD$310 per week (compared to standard course fees of AUD$440 per week).  You will also receive free Enrolment Fee and Homestay Placement Fee (saving an additional AUD$490).

Tuition Fees (AUD$) - 5 weeks

Monday 8 June to Friday 10 July 2020

Per Participant Cost

$ AUD

Tuition Fees

 $          2,200.00

         Less Universidad de La Sabana Reduction 

 $            - 650.00

Enrolment Fee ( $220 waived)

 $                   -

Student Services & Materials Fee

 $             100.00

Homestay Accommodation

 $          1,350.00

Homestay Placement Fee ( $270 waived)

 $                    -  

Airport Transfer on Arrival (Brisbane Airport)

 $             110.00

Total Program Cost per Participant

 $          3,110.00

Tuition Fees (AUD$) - 20 weeks

Option I: Monday 6 January to Friday 29 May 2020

Option II: Monday 20 July to Friday 11 December 2020

Per Participant Cost

$ AUD

Tuition Fees

 $          8,800.00

         Less Universidad de La Sabana Reduction 

$          - 2,600.00

Enrolment Fee ( $220 waived)

 $                    -  

Student Services & Materials Fee

 $             400.00

Homestay Accommodation

 $          5,670.00

Homestay Placement Fee ( $270 waived)

 $                    -  

Overseas Health Cover (OSHC)

 $             423.00

Airport Transfer on Arrival (Brisbane Airport)

 $             110.00

Total Program Cost per Participant

 $         12,803.00


Sample Timetable

Timetable structure: 

  • 20 contact hours per week
  • access to additional online, self-directed learning resources
  • You may be placed in a morning or afternoon session based on your course and class level.
Morning session
(8:15 am - 12:45 pm)
  Afternoon session
(1:00 pm - 5:30 pm)
 
Monday - Friday   Monday - Friday  
Class 8:15 am - 10:15 am Class 1:00 pm - 3:00pm
Break 10:15 am - 10:45 am Break 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Class 10:45 am - 12:45 am Class 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Program Dates

Short-term summer program (5 weeks)
8 June - 10 July 2020 

Semester immersion program (20 weeks)
6 January - 29 May 2020 
20 July - 11 December 2020

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Program Brochure

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Contact

Dirección de Relaciones Internacionales

Universidad de La Sabana

Email: internacionales@unisabana.edu.co

Tel: 57 1 8616666, Ext. 11321