Shafston has been operating for 22 years, educating students in both English language and Vocational Courses. There have been in excess of 120,000 students educated at Shafston, from over 100 nations since its foundation in 1996. The school has received numerous accolades including being rated the number 1 English school in Australia in 2013 and 2014 by Ryugaku Journal.


  • 22 years of teaching English with experienced and qualified teachers.
  • Study with us in a real campus by the river in Brisbane or close to the beach at the Gold Coast.
  • Two student apartment blocks situated on campus.
  • We employ teachers who are not only well-qualified but have many years of experience working in the education industry.
  • 25 hours/week of intensive tuition and assessment. Class time does not include “self-study”. Get what you are paying for!
  • Study with us knowing that you can take the official Cambridge, TOEIC and BULATS tests on-campus at the Shafston Cambridge Exam Centre.
  • We give you the tools to find a job.
  • Over 120,000 students from 100 different countries have studied at our Brisbane and Gold Coast campuses.
Gold Coast, Brisbane