Arrival and First Day in Malta
Your Arrival in Malta
You will receive a Adult Handbook either on arrival at the airport, or at your accommodation. Adult Handbook contains a map with useful information to help you make the most of your time in Malta. On the front of the Welcome Pack also is clearly stated the time and date that you are expected to arrive at EC Malta for your placement test.
Travel Time from Airport to EC Malta
Approx. 20 minutes by taxi or coach.
Airport transfers are free when when you book EC accommodation. If you don't book EC accommodation but want a transfer, the cost is €20 one-way.
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Visit Malta International Airport website for taxi fares.
How to get to school
On the first day, your host family will explain how to get to EC Malta in St Julians. They will help you find the nearest bus stop and tell you which route and numbers to take. The bus terminus in St Julians is conveniently located next to EC Malta. If you are staying in an EC residence, your Adult Handbook contains a map to guide you to school. Residences are within walking distance of the school.
NOTE: Students arriving at Malta International Airport should bring with them a printout of their EC Booking Confirmation, together with their embarkation card, to show immigration officials.
Your First Day at EC Malta
In the morning of your first day in school you will sit a placement test. This test checks your English level and it includes reading, listening and writing. The test helps us place you in the best English class for your ability. You will be told what time to be in school when you book your course. The test usually takes one hour.
After completing the placement test, our academic staff and customer service department will give you a welcome talk to introduce you more fully to EC Malta, its facilities and the Islands.
You will be placed in your class by the start of the second module at 11:30am (on Monday), to begin your English lessons.
- Address: EC Malta
Marguerite Mangion Street
St.Julians, STJ 02, Malta.
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