Why Langports
Experience our unique courses

Langports offers a choice of innovative & unique courses from beginner to advanced levels. If you want to study General English, try our UFO English program, with a personalised timetable designed according to your strengths and weaknesses. If you have a specific goal or would like to take a recognised English exam, you can also study Cambridge, TOEIC, IELTS, Business English and English for Academic Purposes. You will always have a small class size at Langports with a maximum of 16 students.

Meet people from all over the world

Each year students from over 50 nationalities choose to study at Langports. If you make Langports your choice, you will expand your global network and make friends from around the world.

Interactive Nationality Mix

The Langports expertise

Langports’ Directors and Principals have over 90 years’ experience working with international students and are constantly working to ensure that students receive a high quality of education.

Anna France
John France
John France
Founder & Chairman
Barry Clifford
Operations Manager
Hester Mostert
Director of Studies BNE
Hayden Meads
Director of Studies GC
Emma Grez
Student Services & Accommodation

Anna France has been working at Langports in many different roles since the college opened in Brisbane in 2004. Starting in the Student Services team and later in the Marketing team, she brings a depth of knowledge to Langports. Anna has “grown up” in Australia with international homestay students staying with her family since she was a baby. Helping students reach their personal and educational goals is Anna’s passion.

John France is the founder of Langports English Language College and chairman of The Langports Group. He has been in the TESOL profession for over thirty years and is very highly regarded throughout the world for the quality of his schools. John believes that the success of Langports should be used to greater benefit of society and in 2007, established The Langports Foundation (TLF). TLF is a charity that supports disadvantaged children through education.

Barry has worked in the Education Industry since 1994. Prior to working at Langports, Barry was the Operations Manager in the Future Students Office at Bond University. Barry led a team of Student Advisors and Front office staff advising International and Domestic Students on course options and entry requirements. Prior to this, Barry was the CEO at Nudgee International College, an ELICOS College and Registered Training Organisation where he also coordinated Study Tour programs hosting, at its peak 1200 Student Tour Students per annum.

Hester has been passionate about Education for over 10 years, having finished a Master in Education and then becoming a teacher at Langports. At Langports Gold Coast, Hester taught General English classes and later specialized in IELTS and EAP. After returning from Europe with a Master’s in International Relations, Hester became Director of Studies in Brisbane where she currently advises students and works on curriculum development. She speaks English, Afrikaans, and Dutch and has lived and worked in Australia, New Zealand and Europe.

Hayden Meads is the Director of Studies at our Gold Coast campus and the head academic figure at Langports. Hayden has been the Director of Studies at Langports Gold Coast for 6 years and has recently completed two Masters of Education degrees in TESOL and Leadership & Management. Prior to taking on the role of Director of Studies in 2014, Hayden was an FCE and CAE Cambridge teacher at the Gold Coast campus, which is what he credits for giving him the teaching experiences that really enhanced his teaching practice. Hayden also has international experience having delivered General English and IELTS programs in New Zealand.

Emma Grez is our Student Services and Accommodation Manager for Langports Sydney. She has a passion for education; especially for students that are coming to Australia to learn English. She has worked as a Student Services Manager for five years. Working with students and knowing that she has helped them gives her great satisfaction. She has been living in Australia for almost 29 years. Originally from Santiago in Chile, she speaks Spanish and Portuguese.

Award Winning English Language School in Australia

At Langports, each student is encouraged to share their feedback about their experience at our college and we love hearing their stories. Students also rate Langports on our Facebook and Google page and leave their comments for future students to read. For the past 7 years, we have been shortlisted for the StudyTravel Star Awards in the ST Star English Language School Southern Hemisphere category! The StudyTravel Star Awards are the annual peer-voted ST Star Awards - rewarding quality service of international study travel schools and agencies.

Studying at Langorts was one of the best things I’ve done in my life! The atmosphere was so friendly, the staff and teachers were so positive, helpful and fun to talk with and I made some very good

Stella from Switzerland

Study in the perfect environment

Whether you are a big city person, or prefer a beach lifestyle, Langports has a campus for you. Located in the centre of each location, Langports has its own stand-alone buildings where you will feel comfortable and at home. Why not explore the links below to find out which campus is best for you.


Gold Coast


The Langports Foundation is a charity founded by John France to help disadvantaged children through education.

John believes that the success of Langports should be used to the greater benefit of society, and in 2007, established The Langports Foundation. Both our Brisbane & Gold Coast campuses are members of this foundation. Langports Sydney campus contributes 100% of its profits to The Langports Foundation.

By choosing to study at Langports, students are making a valuable contribution to support the Langports Foundation and helping make our world a better place.

Visit the Langports Foundation Website to find out more…