The University of Newcastle, Australia

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.

Meet Entry Requirements Innovative Online Teaching

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


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.

No pass, no pay Scholarships Available 

Students with a packaged offer (to a University of Newcastle degree or NIC Diploma program) that sit a final exam will not be charged* for their ELICOS attempt if they do not pass.

* To be eligible for No Pass, No Pay students must achieve a minimum 70% class attendance and agree to repeat the course in the immediate session.


Scholarships are available for Study from Home ELICOS.

To check whether you are eligible, please contact for more information.

Student Experience Fees & Dates 

The ELC’s 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 & Sydney community.

 Weekly course fee is AU $455. Start your course from any of the following dates:

October 6 2020 | November 9 2020
January 4 2021 | February 8 2021



Study from Home ELICOS offers 20 hours of live classes via Zoom each week. Classes run Monday to Friday, with morning classes from 10:30am – 12:30am AEST and afternoon classes from 2:00pm – 4:00pm AEST.