The Campbell Institute

The Campbell Institute is the longest-running English language school in Wellington.

The Institute is a family-owned school, and is the only English language school formally recognised by Victoria University of Wellington. It’s the biggest provider of exam preparation courses in Wellington, including IELTS, Cambridge FCE, CAE and TOEIC exams. In addition, Campbell is a Cambridge University teacher-training centre, and has New Zealand’s largest Demi Au Pair programme.

The Institute has a student roll of 80-140 students, with a great nationality mix. Class sizes are 8-12 students, with levels from Beginner to Advanced.

Helpful information

Specialist Programmes
  • General English
  • Business English
  • Academic English
  • High School Preparation
  • Work and Study
  • Exam Preparation – Cambridge University FCE, CAE, IELTS, and TOEIC
  • Demi Au Pair
  • Internship Programme
  • School Holiday Booster programmes
  • Teacher Training (TESOL and CELTA) and Teacher Assistant Programme
About Wellington
  • ‘Lonely Planet’ named Wellington the world’s “Coolest little Capital”
  • New Zealand’s cultural heart – home of arts, government, and education
  • Highest average education and salary levels of any NZ city
  • Convenient city with excellent public transport
  • Coffee Culture City – great cafes, restaurants and night life
Fantastic Campus Location
  • In the heart of Wellington CBD and entertainment district
  • 15 minutes from Wellington International Airport
  • 5 minutes walk from Wellington Library, the National Museum of New Zealand and  Wellington waterfront
  • 2 minutes walk from bus stops
The Code of Practice

The Campbell Institute has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the Ministry of Education.


Address: 104 Dixon Street, Te Aro, Wellington, 6011

Find out more

For more information about this institution, please contact ISENZ.