Foundation Program 2022

COVID-19 has had significant and long-lasting impacts on our industry. Whilst our transition to online learning delivery has successfully enabled students to continue with their study plans, the overall sharp downturn in international student numbers and other business activity, has resulted in some changes to the programs and services on offer.

Continuing programs and services

The Institute will continue to deliver high-quality programs and support our students to achieve a globally competitive standard of excellence via our English Language courses. The following programs remain core to the University and provide our international students with a pathway into UQ:

Please note that GE and EAP courses will be offered to pathway students only.

The Institute will continue to provide concurrent English language support for UQ students through English for Academic Communication (EAC).

The Institute will also continue to provide a range of test services including:

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Programs and services to be discontinued

Effective immediately, ICTE will no longer accept new enrolments into the following programs:

English language programs for non-pathway students including: Teacher Training Programs including:
General English Joint English & Methodology for TESOL Purposes (JEMTP)
English for International Business Communication (EIBC) Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)
English for Specific Purposes: TESOL (ESP:TESOL) CELTA
Advanced English Communication Skills (AECS) International Diploma in Language Teaching Management (IDLTM)
Customised English Programs Customised Professional Training
Study Tours Campus Tours
  English & Methodology for TESOL Purposes (EMTP)


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Support for students

ICTE will no longer offer homestay accommodation, airport transfers, or program management support for partners or sponsors. The University will continue to provide support for pathway students including:

Campus tours for individual international students will continue to be offered through Future Students.

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Contact us

If you have any questions concerning these changes, please contact:

UQ Pathways

English language support for UQ students

Test Services

Any other questions