The University of Sheffield ELTC

The English Language Teaching Centre (ELTC) is part of The University of Sheffield and one of the largest university English language centres in the UK. The Centre is accredited by the British Council with year-round Presessional, General and Business English courses available. We are leaders at our Centre in the field of online language learning; our latest BALEAP inspection described our Technology Enhanced Learning as ’sector-leading” and noted that our “impressive use of digital platforms put students at a great advantage".

Sheffield is England’s fourth largest city and home to over half a million people. It is located in the middle of England, with Manchester one hour away and London two hours away by train. The city is a friendly, safe and affordable place to make your home. Here you can enjoy sophisticated fast-paced city life and be in the middle of the countryside in 20 minutes. People from all over the world have chosen to make Sheffield their home, with more than 120 languages spoken in the city.

Sheffield is the UK’s Outdoor City with 78 public parks and more trees per person than anywhere else in Europe. The magnificent Peak District National Park borders the city and is a fantastic location for walking, cycling and climbing. It’s a very affordable place to live, with living costs 10% lower than the national average and 25% less than in London. The city has many award winning galleries, museums and music venues which attract some of the world’s biggest stars.