Study from Home ELICOS

Study from home ELICOS

Students can now study with the University of Newcastle English Language Centre (ELC) from anywhere in the world with Study from Home ELICOS.

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Innovative Online Teaching

With experienced and innovative teachers, Study from Home ELICOS will deliver daily lessons and classes to students via online platforms including Zoom, Blackboard Collaborate and Microsoft 360 Teams. Students will also receive access to a suite of FREE software and digital resources.

Meet Entry Requirements

Our ELICOS programs are accepted by University of Newcastle for the purposes of direct entry; meet your English Language Proficiency Requirements from the comfort of your own home with our online classes.

Student Experience

Our award-winning Student Experience Program will still be available via Study from Home. Each week, there will be a range of opportunities to interact and talk with University of Newcastle students and members of the local Newcastle community.

No Pass, No Pay

For students on a packaged offer to a University of Newcastle destination degree or UNCIE, who do not meet requirements on their first attempt of a Study from Home ELICOS course, you will be able to repeat the program free of charge at the next available Study from Home ELICOS intake. To be eligible students must maintain at least 70% attendance. This offer is only available to students who enrol in and complete a minimum of 10 weeks ELICOS.

ELICOS Scholarships Available

Scholarships are available for Study from Home ELICOS. To check whether you are eligible, please contact our team on for more information.


Study from Home ELICOS offers 20 hours of live classes via Zoom each week. Classes run Monday to Friday, with morning classes from 11:30am – 1:30pm AEST and afternoon classes from 2:30pm – 4:00pm AEST.

Fees and Dates

Weekly course fee is AU $455 in 2021 and AU $480 in 2022. Start your course from any of the following dates:

23 August 2021 | 11 October 2021 | 15 November 2021 | 4 January 2022 | 7 February 2022 | 14 March 2022 | 26 April 2022 | 30 May 2022

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