M05883 offers a full and exciting range of optional activities including adventure activities, sightseeing, sports and social events, and overnight and weekend trips. Popular activities include horse treks, snowboarding or skiing, day trips to Kaikoura for whale watching or swimming with the dolphins, and hiking.
Our highly trained and professional staff have many years of experience in looking after our students' educational, practical and social needs.
1. How long has the business been operating and how did it start?
M05883 was established in 1991.
2. What is your company's mission?
Our company’s mission is to enable all stakeholders (students, staff etc.) to ‘Enjoy Learning English’. We aim to exceed our client’s expectations in all aspects of their study abroad experience – the course, accommodation, activity programme and all other services we provide.
3. What does your company specialize in?
M05883 specializes in Teacher Training and Development. We are the only institution in the South Island which is accredited to offer the Cambridge teacher training courses to diploma level. Many of our teachers are tutors on our teacher training courses, or are IELTS/Cambridge examiners – this shows the caliber of the teaching staff teaching our international students. We also specialize in Group Programmes, welcoming up to 30 groups to CCEL each year from all around the world.
4. Who is the founder or owner of the company and briefly describe his/her past activities?
M05883's Owner and Managing Director is Mr. Rob McKay, who is current Chairman of English New Zealand, and the Past President of the Chamber of Commerce Christchurch.
5. What is your most popular travel package and why?
Our most popular course is General English. We offer General English at 6 levels from Beginner to Advanced. Students choose the length of their course and the start date – it is a very convenient and flexible course.
6. What is the best compliment you received from a client?
The service (at CCEL) is really complete. The information on the first day was great. The staff are very friendly. I feel very comfortable here.” – Ona, Paraguay