The Campbell Institute is perfectly positioned to deliver outstanding English language tuition to students with a range of study requirements from around the world.

Campbell, located in Wellington's downtown business and government district, is the largest and longest-running English language school in the city. 

Campbell English programmes include General English, IELTS Exam Preparation and Cambridge Exam Preparation. They also offer non-IELTS pathways to New Zealand tertiary providers, such as foundation studies programmes for New Zealand universities (Victoria University of Wellington, the University of Auckland and AUT University). Campbell students can also pathway to a wide range of courses at vocational colleges, e.g. Yoobee School of Design (for creative, design and IT programmes), NZMA and NSIA (for business, cookery and hospitality programmes), New Zealand Institute of Sport, and New Zealand School of Tourism.

All Campbell programmes are designed with successful student outcomes as the top priority. The variety of study options, the quality of teachers and innovative teaching methods, the strong focus on student experience, and the central campus location together make studying at Campbell the perfect choice for international students looking for a unique and richly rewarding experience. They are also an NZQA Category 1 rated English language school, which means they can offer work rights for students wishing to work while they study.

Why Study at Campbell: 

  • All teachers minimum Cambridge CELTA certified
  • A large variety of programmes to choose from
  • Academic study pathways to NZ high schools and universities
  • Free 1:1 lessons for every student
  • Friendly, family environment

 Other Information: 

  • Entry dates: Every Monday
  • Class average: 12 students (maximum: 18 students)
  • Course length: 2 - 48 weeks / full time and part time options available
  • Levels: Elementary to Advanced
  • Ages: 14 & over (depending on course) 
  • Campus: Wellington - downtown 

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Contact Details

School Website:

The Campbell Institute - Wellington
Level 4, West Wing, Wellington Railway Station
2 Bunny Street
PO Box 24-300, Wellington 6011
Phone: +64 4 8033434
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Special Courses

  • Pre-vocational 12 week course
  • Pre-foundation 12 week course
  • Global competency certificate
  • Exam preparation courses (IELTS, PTE Academic, Cambridge)
  • Demi Au Pair programme
  • Barista Training


  • Free ultra-fast Wi-Fi
  • Student Lounge and Cafeteria
  • PTE Academic Test Centre
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Our Students are From (Top 5)

  • Germany
  • China
  • Japan
  • France
  • Saudi Arabia
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