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Unique New Zealand (Browns Bay)


Since 1989 Unique New Zealand has provided high quality English courses to adults, teens and juniors from more than 35 countries. Unique New Zealand is the school on the beach. Browns Bay beach is seconds from the adult and teen/junior campuses. Auckland City is a short 25-minute drive away so you can enjoy all the city has to offer as well as living and studying in a beachside suburb.

We have two modern buildings in Browns Bay, Campus 1 and Campus 2. Our Teen and Junior classes are in Campus 1 as well as the adult recreation facilities and administration. Campus 2 provides classrooms and facilities for adult students. Unique New Zealand is registered as a private training establishment and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. We will prepare you for success in an English speaking world. Come and join our family. Study English and have fun in a beautiful, friendly, beachside community.

Browns Bay is located on the North Shore of Auckland in the scenic East Coast Bays. Browns Bay beach is a popular swimming beach in summer and has a wide variety of great cafes and shops within a 5-minute walk of Unique New Zealand. Auckland City is easily accessible by bus or car. Closer to Browns Bay is Westfield Albany, one of New Zealand's largest shopping malls or if you prefer the outdoors, Long Bay Regional Park is nearby for walks, BBQs or swimming.

Unique New Zealand has a full time student services team to help you with events, activities, and Weekend Trips. If you want to relax in the afternoon after class, find something to do at the weekend or take a longer trip the student services team can help you. There are lots of activities in Browns Bay and the North Shore. Auckland City has many events and places to visit.

For more information on studying at Unitque New Zealand in Browns Bay (Auckland), please contact StudyNewZealand EU <- click for e-mail

Study at Unique New Zealand

Unique New Zealand offers a range of English language courses for adults, teenagers and junior students. Most courses start every Monday throughout the year. If Monday is a NZ Public Holiday courses start on Tuesday. Unique is closed on all public holidays. Classes begin at 9.15am every morning. Morning Break is 10.30am-10.45am. Lunch time is 12.15pm-1.00pm and afternoon class is from 1.00pm-3.00pm. The afternoon activities for the English plus Activities course are from 1.00pm to approximately 4.30-5.00pm.

General English
General English courses are ideal for students who would like to improve their communication skills. At Unique, General English courses are available full-time (25 hours per week), or part-time (15 hours per week).

English for Academic Purposes / IELTS Preparation
These courses prepare students for university study in New Zealand or another English-speaking country. The courses prepare students for the IELTS examination.

Exam Preparation
Students study General English or English for Academic Purposes in the morning classes. The afternoon classes prepare students for TOEFL or Cambridge examinations.

Business & Work Skills Development
This course is perfect for students planning to work in an English-speaking environment. Students gain the confidence needed to work in New Zealand. This course is run once a term according to demand. Topics covered include writing CVs, finding jobs, interview skills, meeting customers, writing emails, telephone skills, meetings, problem solving and team work.

English Plus Activities
This course is for students aged 8-18 years old. Students improve their English skills in the mornings and enjoy sightseeing or activities in the afternoons. Afternoon activities include skiing, horse riding, sailing and swimming in hot pools as well as visits to Sky Tower, Auckland Zoo, museums and theme parks.

All English courses (minimum 2 weeks):
NZ$ 300/week part-time 15 hrs/week
NZ$ 390/week full-time 25 hrs/week 1 – 12 weeks
NZ$ 370/week full-time 25 hrs/week 13 – 24 weeks
NZ$ 350/week full-time 25 hrs/week 25+ weeks

English Plus Activities (minimum 2 weeks):
NZ$ 300/week morning English classes
NZ$ 290/week afternoon activities

Additional cost
NZ$ 200 course registration

*the package fee includes:

  • tuition fee for the entire program
  • Use of course materials and Self Access Centre
  • Wireless internet access on both Unique campuses
  • Academic support & guidance
  • Welfare support 7 days a week
  • Extra writing, conversation & pronunciation classes
  • IELTS practice tests

*the package fee DOES NOT include:

  • External exam fees
  • health insurance fee (visa requirement)
  • airport transfer NZ$ 85 one way

270 NZ$/week Home stay        
200 NZ$ Home stay registration