Student Activities

Our action-packed social program is designed for you to have lots of fun and make long-lasting friendships with your fellow students from all around the world. At the same time, you will visit many tourist sites in and around Sydney.

“Oz Explorer” Social Club

Discover Sydney with Oz Explorer, ELS’ social program. We help you experience your new city through engaging activities such as visits to amusement parks, sporting events, weekend outings, holiday parties, and sightseeing.

Oz Explorer activities* include:

  • Learning to surf
  • Whale watching
  • Wine tasting in the Hunter Valley
  • Harbour and river cruises
  • Bushwalking in the Blue Mountains
  • Coastal walks
  • Sydney Tower and Sky Tour
  • Visiting Australia’s capital, Canberra 
  • Aboriginal Cultural Experience
  • Australian animal encounters

After School Activities 

Each week, ELS Sydney offers you the opportunity to participate in our after-class workshops.

Walking Club – These 1-2 hour walks help you explore new parts of Sydney after class with other students and our friendly staff.

Job Club – Job club will help you with your job hunt and provide you with useful advice to help you find a job in Sydney. We teach you to understand the employment system, learn what a local resume should look like and help you practice what to say and do in a job interview.

Coffee Club – Join friends and a teacher for a coffee and friendly conversation.

Music Club – learning a new song is a great way to practice your English. We have several guitars and our music club is a great place to relax after class and make new friends. 

Special events

  • Trivia afternoons
  • Talent competitions
  • Table tennis competitions
  • Speed friending
  • Careers days

You can see lots more photos of our special events on our Facebook page.

*Please note: Not all activities are available to students under the age of 18.