Our Meet & Greet Service at the airport ensures that you will get to your accommodation hassle-free accompanied by one of the ESE representatives.
Arrival at the Airport
On your arrival at the airport, you will be met and greeted at Arrivals by an ESE staff member.
You will be given a Welcome Pack which includes details of your course and accommodation booked, an ESE Welcome Guide, an area map, a temporary student card, an ESE welcome letter, a first-week questionnaire and discount tokens. The welcome letter in your pack will give you information about your stay.
If you have booked an airport transfer, our ESE staff member will accompany you to your booked option of accommodation. Airport transfers are included for all students when booking a course and accommodation.
There are direct busses from the airport to several locations in Malta including the bus stop “Ross” in St Julian’s, close to the ESE language school.
You can find the journey planner here: www.publictransport.com.mt
Airport 2, Luqa ➔ Ross, St Julian’s
X2 – approximately 1hr
TD2 – approximately 30 mins
TD3 – approximately 30 mins
With the local bus card (tallinja) you pay only 50% of the regular transport fare.
You can apply for your personalised bus card online and have it delivered to an address either outside Malta (takes 2 – 4 weeks) or else to our school address:
ESE – European School of English, Paceville Avenue, St. Julian’s STJ3103, Malta
Map of School & Accommodations
Your first day at school
Details of your designated classroom are printed on the Welcome Pack envelope and you should go to your designated classroom on your first day of school. ESE Group Leaders at the school will assist and direct you to get to your classroom.
If you have not taken your placement test seven days before arrival, you may sit for it on your first of school. The Placement Test is done to assess your correct level of English so that you are placed in a class that is best suited to your level of English and age. You will also be interviewed by your teacher to ensure your placement is at the right level. After sitting for your Placement Test, your teacher will give you important information about your course with tips and guidelines to help you get the most out of your language learning holiday in Malta.
ESE Group leaders will visit your classroom and explain what your leisure and social programme includes. You will be given details about all your pre-paid activities, optional activities on offer, the location of meeting points, prices and pick-up times. Our leaders will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the social programme.
Useful Information for Junior students
On your arrival at the airport you are met and greeted by a member of our ESE staff who will give you a Welcome Pack that contains information about your stay in Malta and accompany you on your airport transfer to your booked option of accommodation. The Welcome Pack includes details about the school you will be attending, your accommodation, a welcome guide, a welcome letter, an ESE map, discount tickets and a temporary ESE student card. Details of your designated school and classroom are printed on your Welcome Pack envelope.
On Monday morning, you should exchange your temporary ESE student card for your permanent ESE card at the ESE Leisure Desk. This card will be used for identification purposes at school and some establishments. You should keep this card with you at all times as it includes important information such as your name, your accommodation address in Malta, and emergency contact telephone numbers. ESE reserves the right to charge a replacement fee of €5 for lost cards.
Useful Information for Adult students
On your arrival at the airport, you will be met and greeted at the Airport Arrivals lounge by an ESE staff member. You will be given a Welcome Pack which includes details of your course and accommodation booked, an ESE Welcome Guide, an area map, a temporary student card, an ESE welcome letter, a first-week questionnaire and discount tokens. The welcome letter in your pack will give you information about your stay.
On your first day of school, a Welcome Meeting is held straight after your language test. During the meeting, our Leisure Staff inform you about the social and leisure activities available that week and all the services offered at the school.
On your first day you are invited to attend an informative orientation walk after your lessons and a Welcome Evening to meet with other students and our staff.