About Us

Established in 2003, UIL is committed to providing quality short and long term English courses to thousands of students of all ages from around the world. UIL professionally manages and coordinates the process of assisting students with planning an academic pathway from English studies to exam preparation, along with specially designed programs to help students develop the skills for school, vocational college and university courses.

UIL is a unique TEQSA registered, NEAS accredited English language college and all UIL campuses are based within specific education precincts.

UIL must operate in accordance with the ESOS Act 2000 and The National Code 2018. https://internationaleducation.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

The ESOS Act sets out the legal framework governing delivery of education to overseas students studying in Australia on a student visa. The Australian Government, through the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE), administers the ESOS Act and its associated instruments.

Chairman’s Welcome

Welcome to Union Institute of Language (UIL). Our unique campus locations, modern facilities, supportive staff and effective lessons will provide students with a wonderful opportunity to successfully complete their studies in Australia. UIL’s campuses are located in Queensland, famous for its beautiful environment, friendly people and quality education. It is an ideal location to study, relax and make Australian and international friends.

UIL is proud to be an award winning education institution and strongly believes in offering a caring and supportive environment for all learning. This combined with the use of modern teaching methods and our well-developed curriculum means that all students receive the best possible English language education creating a basis for ongoing learning and career opportunities.

Hugh Ritchie – Chairman

Campus Locations – Education City, Springfield and Cairns, North Queensland

UIL has 2 campus locations in Australia.

Education City, Springfield: UIL’s main campus. Springfield is a modern, growing community conveniently located 30 minutes from the CBD of Brisbane, Queensland’s capital city and less than 1 hour from the famous Gold Coast. The campus is located within Education City, a centre for quality education. As the largest master planned community in Australia, Springfield offers a safe and supportive multi-cultural community.

TAFE North, Cairns:  UIL Cairns Campus is situated within the TAFE Queensland Cairns Campus. UIL has had an on campus presence at Cairns TAFE since January 2010. The campus is located in the western suburb of Manunda about 10 minutes drive from Cairns city centre. UIL students have access to the wonderful facilities of the TAFE Qld Cairns campus including spacious outdoor student areas, canteen, library and learning centre, sporting courts, Childcare centre, student-run training facilities including a hair and beauty salon, restaurant, cafe and coffee shop. More information on the Cairns study location is available here.

Queensland, a gateway to limitless learning experiences.
Queensland is Australia’s second largest state, covering 1,727,000 square kilometres and home to a population of more than 4.7 million people. With its world-class education and training providers at scenic locations from cities to country towns to the beach, students feel at home in Queensland’s safe, vibrant and relaxed environment. Queensland boasts a leading education and training system comprising of a large and diverse range of education providers across the state. Currently, Queensland attracts students from more than 160 countries each year.

Useful Information on Studying and Living in Queensland can be found on the following sites.

It is important to be aware of the indicative living costs in Australia which can be reviewed on:

• https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/english/live-in-australia/living-costs

Why Queensland?

Tropical Climate State: Queensland has an enviable climate and lifestyle, with most of the state having warm and sunny weather for most of the year.

Ideal Lifestyle: Queensland offers a strong economy, a high standard of living, a safe and relaxed outdoor lifestyle and excellent work experience opportunities.

5 World Heritage Sites: Queensland has five of Australia’s 11 World Heritage sites and is home to many famous landmarks including the Great Barrier Reef and world heritage rainforests in North QLD.