COVID-19 Supporting our community

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our students and staff, and we are committed to supporting the government’s efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community.


May 2020 Announcement


We are pleased to announce our staged plan to return to the classrooms:


Beginning Monday, 18 May, IH Darwin ELICOS will spend 2 days per week in the school and 3 days per week online.


Beginning Monday, 25 May, IH Sydney City, IH Sydney Bondi and IH Melbourne ELICOS will spend 1 day per week in the classroom and 4 days per week online.


Timetables will be shared directly with students.


Class start time and breaks will be staggered, with no more than 3 classes in a school at one time. Strict social distancing policies will be in place.


Until further notice, Teacher Training and Business College at IH will continue online.


Weekly, we will review the situation and our policy, with an intention to move to full time, classroom delivery by July, in accordance with the Federal Government and State governments 3 stage plan to return from COVID-19.


March 2020 Announcement


Monday, 23 March will be the last day that students, teachers and any administrative staff will have access to the campuses at IH Sydney City, IH Bondi and IH Melbourne.  As of Tuesday, 24 March, all classes – ELICOS, Teacher Training and ihBC – will be taught online.  All staff will be working from home.


In spite of the shutdown, we will continue to operate.  We will provide all of our classes online, as well as send and receive electronic communication to all of our staff, agents and students.  We will continue to process Letters of Offer and issue COEs.  Students can continue to enroll in our courses and study with us online and offshore, if they choose.


Student Communication

Student update 27 March 2020


Agent Communication

Agent update 27 March 2020

Agent update May 2020


Staff Communication

Staff update 27 March 2020