IELS News & Offers

  • Places in Malta and Gozo for a quick bite

     Places in Malta and Gozo for a quick bite Malta is home to some stunning archaeological remains and incredible weather. In fact, tourists from all over the world flock to visit its historic sites and incredible scenery. However, many of Malta’s visitors do not realise that the country ... Read More
  • Museums in Malta you did not know about

    Museums in Malta you did not know about Think you’ve visited all of Malta’s museums? Think again! For such a tiny country we certainly have a great wealth of history and artefacts, most of which are on display in our most famous museums including the National Museum of Archae... Read More
  • Feast of the Assumption

    Feast of the Assumption The Feast of the Assumption, known as the feast of ‘Santa Maria’ is celebrated by the Roman Catholic Church and recognises that the Blessed Virgin Mary ascended into Heaven with her body and soul. This popular Maltese ‘festa’ ... Read More
  • Snap and Win with IELS Malta

    Snap and Win with IELS Malta All you have to do is spot our adverts, snap a selfie with one of our promenade adverts and use the #ielsrocks when you post the photo. What are the requirements? You have to be in the photo, and it has to be one you took yourself, also m... Read More
  • The Classic Wine Festival

    The Classic Wine Festival The Delicata Classic Wine Festival is back for its 16th year! The Upper Barrakka Gardens in Valletta will be hosting the event between 10-13 August. Entrance is free but if you want to sample the wine, a wristband and your souvenir glass will cost ju... Read More
  • Safety and Sunshine: both excellent reasons to choose Malta for learning English

    Safety and Sunshine:  both excellent reasons to choose Malta for learning English Malta is a small island in the Mediterranean which attracts many foreign students on a yearly basis. One of the reasons for this is its reputation as a safe destination. We are a happy bunch on this island. People like to walk up and down the promena... Read More
  • The Three Cities

    The Three Cities     Older than Valletta, and as important to Malta’s history as Mdina, the Three Cities are often left unvisited by many! Yet, they shouldn’t be. These three cities – Senglea (Isla), Vittoriosa (Birgu) and Cospicu... Read More
  • The Mnarja Folk Festival

     The Mnarja Folk Festival This feast is one of the oldest feasts celebrated in Malta and Gozo. It celebrates two important Saints in Maltese religion, St. Peter and St. Paul. The word luminarja is developed from the Latin word Luminare which means to light up. People show cel... Read More
  • Having fun while learning English in Malta this Summer

    Having fun while learning English in Malta this Summer Still deciding where to learn English this summer? Why not come to Malta, a small island making a big splash in this year’s European festival scene. Malta is a contender destination for all festival lovers. Check out the IELS Top Festival List;... Read More
  • A tour of Malta - from above!

    A tour of Malta - from above! Above is a glimpse of what the beautiful Maltese Islands have to offer. The remarkable history and vibrant colours of Malta, the tranquil, laid back atmosphere of Gozo and the crystal clear sea surrounding the tiny island of Comino. This wonderful vi... Read More
  • There's nowhere like the Maltese islands

    There's nowhere like the Maltese islands French filmmaker Loris Monteux has launched a video that will remind you we're living on an island paradise. Shot across Gozo and Comino, the drone footage takes you on an adventure through some of the most beautiful and iconic spots on the isl... Read More
  • Valletta Carnival Weekend 2017

    Valletta Carnival Weekend 2017 February is the month bringing colours and life to our island. Carnival takes place on a traditional pattern. The owners of the coloured floats start preparing from a year before with a lack of restraint in spending money or using resources. The floa... Read More
  • Watch Assassin's Creed after school - Movie shot in Malta

    Watch Assassin's Creed after school - Movie shot in Malta Assassin's Creed is a movie based on the popular video game story, one of three Malta-filmed productions that debuted this Christmas season. It was shot mostly in Malta during September 2015, and includes breathtaking stunts in Valletta (Malta&rs... Read More
  • Events to check out in December

    VALLETTA 1566 - MELITA RENASCENS Heritage Malta’s Forthcoming Major Exhibition 23/07/2016 - 23/07/2017 Fort St. Elmo - Malta Heritage Malta's forthcoming major exhibition, in collaboration with Malta Libraries, commemorates the 450th... Read More
  • Malta from a different angle..

    Malta from a different angle.. Somebody once said that an island can only be called such when viewed from the sea. This may be obvious, but very true. What is certain is that there is no better way to appreciate the beauty of the Maltese coastline than from the vantage point of ... Read More
  • FREE shared-room accommodation in residence

    FREE shared-room accommodation in residence Benefit from a shared-room accommodation in residence, when you book a course at IELS Gozo. Take advantage of this FREE offer by studying at IELS Gozo during October and November 2016. Save up to Eur 140 per week Click here to learn more about ... Read More
  • Interview with Paola Antonini

    Interview with Paola Antonini Two weeks ago, we had the pleasure of hosting an amazing person, Paola Antonini from Brazil. Paola is an amputee model and became internationally known and followed personality for her courage and positive attitude to life. She was studying English w... Read More
  • IELS Open Day - 20th May

    IELS Open Day - 20th May Come and meet us during our IELS open day at our Main School in Sliema, on 20th May between 14:00 & 18:00 hrs. This will be an event of ‎enjoyable‬, ‎interactive‬ activities where you can apply to join our team while gaining an insight ... Read More
  • IELS Summer Recruitement 2016

    IELS Summer Recruitement 2016         Join our dynamic team‬ this ‪summer‬! We are looking for: Activity Leaders; Welfare Officers; Resident Supervisors. Do not miss this exciting opportunity! Submit a detailed CV by e-mail to hr.ma... Read More
  • Carnival is here!

    Carnival is here! Malta has transformed into a colourful extravaganza of huge artistic papier-maché floats and beautifully designed costumes parading through the streets of Valletta. Bright brass bands and large groups of dancers and revellers in outrageous costumes c... Read More
  • International FAM Trip 2015

    International FAM Trip 2015 Last month IELS Malta had the pleasure of hosting an international FAM trip with 19 agents. They came to our sunny Mediterranean islands from 9 countries spanning 3 continents to learn about IELS whilst enjoying the rich culture of Malta and Gozo. ... Read More
  • Book two weeks and get one free!

    Book two weeks and get one free! Book a Standard General English course at IELS and get one week free for every two weeks booked! Valid for stays between 01 November 2015 and 28 February 2016. Maximum booking of 9 weeks (6 weeks paid plus 3 weeks free) Offer valid to ag... Read More
  • Our last CELTA course of the year

    Our last CELTA course of the year This week we started our last CELTA course of the year with 10 very motivated trainees ready to enter the exciting world of teaching English as a foreign language or to improve their teaching skills and qualifications. CELTA is the University of Camb... Read More
  • Student bus fares extended to language students

    Student bus fares extended to language students English language students can now have the same bus prices as all other students when using the Tallinja bus card, Malta Public Transport announced earlier this month. The registration of these students for the tallinja card was discussed between F... Read More
  • Isle of MTV 2015

    Isle of MTV 2015 It's that time of the year again! The annual Isle of MTV music event in Malta is taking place on Tuesday 7th July between 19:30 - 23:00 Hrs. Now is the ideal time of the year to book your English Course at IELS Malta, and enjoy one of the biggest... Read More
  • Fundraising for Ursuline Creche sisters in Sliema

    Fundraising for Ursuline Creche sisters in Sliema Staff members at the IELS Malta language school organised a charity event to raise funds for children residing at the Ursuline Sisters Home in Sliema. Employees, from student leaders to teachers, administration staff and management, participated in t... Read More
  • Home away from home!

    Home away from home! Have you decided yet on your accommodation in Malta this summer? We recommend that you experience our beautiful islands with a local Host Family. You can book a week of accommodation on Half Board in July and August from only 203 Euros per week! Ma... Read More
  • FREE Cultural programme at IELS Malta!

    FREE Cultural programme at IELS Malta! Do not miss out on this opportunity to experience Malta’s rich culture for FREE when you book at least two weeks of accommodation and courses at IELS Malta in April, May and June! Hurry up and make sure that your reservation is confirmed as soo... Read More
  • International Fam Trip to Malta!

    International Fam Trip to Malta! IELS Malta had the pleasure of hosting an international Familiarisation trip with 38 agents from 14 countries and spanning 4 continents, to learn about IELS and experience the rich culture Malta and Gozo has to offer. An intensive two-day programme... Read More
  • Buy one and get one free week of shared accommodation in Gozo

    Buy one and get one free week of shared accommodation in Gozo Do not miss out on this opportunity to learn English in Malta’s sister island of Gozo! The offer is valid between 29th March and 29th June, so hurry up and make sure that your reservation is confirmed as soon as possible! For further informat... Read More
  • Carnival week at IELS!

    Carnival week at IELS! February brings along the festive spirit and exuberant colours of the long-awaited carnival week (13.02 – 17.02.2015), a festivity loved and celebrated by both children and adults alike. The Celebration takes on a traditional pattern; extrava... Read More
  • Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014

    Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014 On Friday 14th and Saturday 15th November, for the first time ever, Malta hosted the Junior Eurovision Song Contest and IELS is proud to have been one of the Sponsors for this International Event!!! It was indeed a spectacular show, with so much yo... Read More
  • The history behind the Maltese Festa

    The history behind the Maltese Festa The colourful religious festas of Malta have always been a source of fascination, and are definitely an experience for visitors. The sharp contrast between the sombre religious celebrations and the energetic street festivities - with their bright lig... Read More
  • IELS Malta inaugurates newly refurbished school

    IELS Malta inaugurates newly refurbished school IELS (The Institute of English Language Studies) has invested over €3 million over the past two years to upgrade the main Adult Centre school in Sliema, as well as their owned-and-managed Day's Inn Hotel. These upgrades reflect the high stan... Read More
  • Diarise the 25th of June

    Diarise the 25th of June Which is the most attended open-air concert in Europe; showcases some of the biggest artists; is totally FREE; and is held in one of the most beautiful hotspots? It’s the Isle of MTV in Malta, and this year the concert will be held in il-Fosos ... Read More
  • Stay in a Host Family in Malta this Summer from just 154 EURO per week!

    Stay in a Host Family in Malta this Summer from just 154 EURO per week! Experience Malta with a Host Family! The Maltese families are well-known for their hospitality, and have always welcomed people of all nationalities into their homes with open arms. When residing with a local family, students have the opportunity t... Read More
  • Magical fireworks festival

    Magical fireworks festival It’s time again for the annual Malta International Fireworks Festival. This will be the 13th edition, so definitely something worth watching! The displays take place on Friday 25th (Marsaxlokk), Saturday 26th (Bugibba) and Wednesday 30th April ... Read More
  • Students booking their course at IELS Gozo is no April fools!

    Students booking their course at IELS Gozo is no April fools! IELS Gozo is open again this April and the staff are all experiencing a sensation of déjà vu… Having thoroughly enjoyed their experience with us last year, so many of the students have returned for another course in 2014 – ... Read More
  • Another International FAM trip to Malta - March edition!

    Another International FAM trip to Malta - March edition! At the beginning of March, IELS had the pleasure of hosting 25 agents from all corners of the world – Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Germany, France, Russia, Italy, Czech Republic to name but a few. For most of the agents, it was the first time they vi... Read More
  • First edition of student magazine!

    First edition of student magazine! We are pleased to launch our first edition of IELS ‘Student Land’, the magazine written by students for students! The magazine will be issued quarterly and will include articles on various topics, quizzes, puzzles, photos and more…... Read More
  • Carnival in Malta and Gozo!

    Carnival in Malta and Gozo! Join IELS for the famous Malta & Gozo Carnival, one of the most celebrated events in Maltese winter! Carnival will be taking place in various locations across the Maltese islands, however, some of the most colourful celebrations  will be ... Read More
  • International FAM trip to Malta!

    International FAM trip to Malta! Last week IELS had the pleasure of hosting an international FAM trip with 32 participants who came to our sunny Mediterranean islands from 17 countries to learn about IELS while enjoying the rich culture of Malta and Gozo. On the first day members ... Read More
  • Military Re-enactment (Alarme) From 22 September to 17 November

    Military Re-enactment (Alarme) From 22 September to 17 November Alarme is a military re-enactment that portrays the historic and turbulent tenure of Malta by French troops, following Napoleon’s landing and conquest of the islands in 1798-1800. The re-enactment gives an account of the French troops’ ... Read More
  • Notte Bianca

    Notte Bianca Notte Bianca is once again set to light up the cityscape of Valletta on the 5th of October, with a spectacular nocturnal celebration of people, culture and arts. The streets and cultural venues in the Maltese capital will play host to a motley assort... Read More
  • ISLE OF MTV – 26TH JUNE 2013

    ISLE OF MTV – 26TH JUNE 2013 Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. and the Malta Tourism Authority today announced one of the world’s hottest new acts Rita Ora and dance collective Rudimental as the first two acts in the line-up Read More