The Australian Government wants overseas students in Australia to have a safe, enjoyable and rewarding place to study. Australia’s laws promote quality education and consumer protection for overseas students. These laws are known as the ESOS framework and they include the Education Services for Overseas (ESOS) Act 2000 and the National Code 2018.
As an overseas student on a student visa, you must study with an education provider and in a course that can be found on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) at http://cricos.education.gov.au/.au
CRICOS registration guarantees that the course and the education provider at which you study meet the high standards necessary for overseas students. Collins Academy’s CRICOS Number is 03796A, CRICOS Registration guarantees that the course and the education provider meet high standards
The ESOS framework protects your rights, including:
The Tuition Protection Service (TPS) is a placement and refund service for international students, which is activated in the event that your provider is unable to teach your course. Visit the TPS website for more information, at www.tps.gov.au.
The ESOS framework sets out the standards Australian providers offering education and training services to overseas students must meet. These standards cover a range of information you have a right to know and services that must be offered to you, including:
As an overseas student on a student visa, you have responsibilities to:
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection publishes a full list of mandatory and discretionary student visa requirements on their web site.
Follow the Student Visa Conditions link for details.
|Your provider||For policies and procedures that affect you||Speak with your provider or go to your provider's website|
|Department of Education||For your ESOS rights and responsibilities||ESOS Helpline 1300 615 262|
|Department of Home Affairs||For visa matters||
Phone 131 881 in Australia
Contact the immigration office in your country.