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Ability English

Sydney, Australia
Campus setting Urban
Living cost USD 1,908 per month
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
International students 80%
Institution type Private

About Ability English

The place-to-be for students whose first language isn't English, Ability English is self-explanatory. Educating foreign students to prepare them for a successful career. This institution encourages worldwide friendships and Australian exploration though its campuses located in two of its most illustrious cities, Sydney and Melborne.

Hailed as the most divers places in Australia, Ability is also a home to the English Emus, one of Australia's famous birds who scours the campus daily, rewarding students with chocolates and Facebook feature posts for their efforts in learning and using the English language beyond the classroom.

Campus information

ABILITY English campuses are designed to maximize your learning. The classrooms are bright and comfortable, with projectors and wifi access. Multiple student computers are available throughout the campuses as well as large well-equipped kitchens. There are many student socialising areas throughout the campuses to help you make friends and practice English in the college.

ABILITY English colleges are located in the heart of Australia’s greatest cities, Sydney and Melbourne. They are world-famous for friendly campus culture, great study facilities and diverse nationality mix. Learn English at ABILITY while you make unforgettable friendships with people from all over the world.

Sydney campus is close to

  • Central train & bus station
  • Tourist sights (Darling Harbour, Harbour Bridge, Botanic Gardens
  • Fresh food markets
  • Great shopping
  • Sydney’s university district
  • Affordable restaurants from around the world

Melbourne campus is close to

  • Flinders St station, trams, buses
  • Major museums and art galleries 
  • Tourist sights: Yarra river, Federation Square, Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Famous laneway cafes and bars
  • Affordable restaurants from around the world
  • Queen Victoria food markets


The cost of living in Melbourne is cheaper than in Sydney, mostly due to the cost of housing.

Per Month AUD$
Share housing $413-1433
Utilities for a small apartment 
(Electricity, heating, water)
Regular public transport pass $145
Internet (broadband, wifi) $74
Pre Paid Mobile $20-$50
Groceries $500


Per Item AUD$
Cheap Meal $14.50-$25
Coffee $3.80-$5
Beer $6-$10


Courses available 7

English Language 7


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