89 Marsden Street, Parramatta, Sydney NSW 2150
As a gateway to Western Sydney, Parramatta, Sydney’s second CBD, is the location of choice for businesses and individuals. Parramatta is one of the six key regional cities significant to the economic growth of New South Wales. Parramatta offers convenient access by road, car, bus, and rail to its CBD.
Parramatta’s transport interchange brings over 50,000 people into the city on a daily basis quickly and efficiently. Parramatta’s growing population, low unemployment, and a large skilled labour workforce offers a number of distinct advantages for business. With a vibrant economy, the city is experiencing growth across a number of industry sectors including finance, insurance, medical health services, retail, hospitality and professional services.
There are frequent suburban train services leaving from Parramatta Station, which is less than five minutes’ walk from Elite English Institute. Public train transport offers a convenient and cost-effective way to travel. Return train tickets are cheaper after 9am and before 3pm. Weekly rail tickets are cheaper than daily tickets.
Most of Sydney public transport is now ticketless and you will need to get an Opal Card to travel.
For further information on Sydney Trains including timetables and fares go to http://www.sydneytrains.info/
Many different bus services operate from the Parramatta Transport Interchange at Parramatta Station. Their destinations range to various locations west and into the City of Sydney.
For further information on Sydney buses including timetables and fares go to https://transportnsw.info/#/
Parramatta City Council run a daily free bus service that loops around the various parts of the Parramatta CBD including the Ferry Wharf on Charles Street. This service runs every ten minutes to 6pm in the evenings Monday to Friday.
Ferry services run between Circular Quay and Parramatta every day via the Parramatta River. The ferry wharf in Parramatta is located on Charles Street.
Jet Cat ferries carry passengers between Parramatta and Central Sydney and many commuters choose this relatively pleasant method of travel instead of driving or taking the train.
For more information on Sydney water transport, including timetables and fares go to http://www.beyondthewharf.com.au/sydney-harbour-ferry-trip-planner/
Parramatta city is predominantly a business centre because of its ideal location on several major national highways as well as its close proximity to Sydney.
Parramatta city has some of the finest cafés and restaurants and offers a rich shopping experience.
There are plenty of social opportunities around Parramatta such as rugby league, movies, theatre, music or performing arts. The city is open for business seven days a week. Parramatta is also an educational hub for schools, vocational training providers and a university.
Parramatta and its surroundings is full of things to do. Parramatta Park is only minutes walking distance from the Institute where students can enjoy open space and where visitors can take part in a range of recreational activities along the banks of Parramatta River or its fields, cycle ways and other facilities such as, picnicking, walking, cycling, field sports or just exploring the historical monuments and buildings throughout the Park.
Many cafés, eateries and bistros line the streets of Parramatta and its malls. Night clubs and public bars decorate the city at night alongside its restaurants. There are also many other venues for entertainment such as movie cinemas, a bowling alley and retail outlets.
Level 11, 10 Barrack Street Sydney NSW 2000
Sydney is one of the most picturesque cities in the world. With spectacular harbour views and stunning coastal beaches, it’s easy to see why it’s such a popular destination for tourists and international students alike.
Explore Sydney’s natural splendour by immersing yourself in its sparkling harbour, famous beaches and vibrant outdoor lifestyle.
Sydney Facts & Figures
- Climate: Average temperatures in Sydney are 18-28 degrees Celsius in summer and 7-16 degrees Celsius in winter.
- Population: Sydney has a population of over 4.5 million people.
Elite English has arranged to have training facilities in Kent Institute in the heart of Sydney. The specially designed campus features furnished student breakout areas, contemporary colour schemes and premium IT facilities. Some other features of the campus include:
- Four new computer labs and five lecture theatres/tutorial rooms
- An Academic Learning Centre and Library with private study areas
- Two private group project rooms with projection functionality
- Large student breakout room
- Indoor bike racks
Kent Institute is centrally located with great transport connections:
- By bus: We’re close to several bus exchanges. Check out Sydney Buses for more information.
- By train: Wynyard Station is only a 5-minute walk away and connects with most train lines directly. Check out Sydney Trains for more information.
- By car: There are plenty of public car parks located around the Sydney CBD and typically there is a daily or hourly rate payable.