Skip to content
Curtin University
Curtin English

About Curtin English

Need more information?

Submit an enquiry and our team can help you on your journey to study at Curtin.

Enquire here

Curtin English has been teaching English to international students for more than 40 years.

Situated on Curtin University’s largest campus in Perth, Western Australia, Curtin English is the University’s English language learning centre. Our experienced staff are here to help you understand and practise English, so you can study, work or travel in Australia with confidence.

English pathways brochure

Your guide to meeting Curtin’s English competency requirement.

Download Brochure English pathways brochure

Meet the city of Perth

Get support

Access a range of on-campus and in-class conveniences to help you succeed in your English language studies.

two girls walking and talking Student services

As a new Curtin English student, you’ll be paired with a current student who’ll show you around and answer any questions you have. Our Student Services team will be on hand to provide you with guidance and a confidential advisory service.

Dynamic classrooms

To help you learn inside the classroom, we have integrated mobile learning technology such as iPads and interactive whiteboards into classes.

On-campus benefits

You’ll have access to all on-campus amenities, including health services, sporting facilities and food and retail outlets.

Find our more at our Curtinlife website .

Get social

Experience a new culture and make friends while you study.

Curtin English has a dedicated student experience officer who organises regular activities and excursions for Curtin English students throughout the year.

The vibrant Perth Campus is home to students from more than 130 countries and hosts regular social events, volunteering activities, markets and live performances, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to balance your studies with fun.

Get a quality education

You can be assured of a quality learning experience at Curtin English.

Curtin English is a member of:

English Australia logo
English Australia
University English Centres Australia logo
University English Centres Australia

Curtin English is accredited by:

NEAS logo
National ELT Accreditation Scheme(NEAS)


Our courses meet the criteria for an official ELICOS student visa

English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students Association of Australia
(ELICOS Australia)

NEAS and ELICOS Australia work to ensure a high standard of English language teaching in Australia.

Our teachers are qualified English language professionals who have specialised teaching qualifications, as well as university academic qualifications.

Additional language-learning opportunities

In addition to regular classes, Curtin English offers you opportunities to learn and practise English in free classes that are connected with the Cambridge teaching programs run at the centre twice a year. Extra classes to practise skills such as pronunciation and vocabulary development are also periodically provided free-of-charge.

image of ipad Pathway planning and Password test

We want to ensure that your recommended pathway provides the best learning experience to achieve your language goals, and for you to get into your next course at Curtin University or Curtin College.

To do this, we use your English test results or the Password test to start planning your pathway before you arrive. Once you’re here, we offer pathway-planning sessions with your teacher to make sure you stay on the right path.