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LIVING AND STUDYING IN ADELAIDE

When studying at Collins Academy, you will find yourself spending money on a lot more than just the course. Accommodation, food and transport are three of the major money spenders outside of your course.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

If you drive a car, petrol and parking expenses can quickly become a burden.

Luckily, Collins Academy is located metres away from the closest bus station, making it easy for you to save money when travelling to and from our campus.

CYCLING AND WALKING

Consider riding a bike as an alternative to driving or taking public transport. Cycling can be a great way to keep fit while getting you around town. If you live relatively close, walking to Collins Academy campus can be a cost-efficient method of transport.

FOOD

In order to best save money, Collins Academy advises that students:

– Buy generic or home brand products;

– Shop only once a week: the less you shop, the more you save;

– Take advantage of specials and discounts;

– Bring lunch from home, rather than buying food; and

– Avoid shopping at corner stores, petrol stations and other convenience store locations.

– In the event that you are at the Collins Academy campus without food, there are many food options available in the area.

EXPENSES GUIDE (SA)

The following is a guide to the fees (not including course fees) an average student can expect to pay, including basic monthly expenses and costs of some regularly purchased items:

 

Prior to arrival in Australia (one-time AUD)

– Student Visa As per the DHA website: www.border.gov.au

– Overseas Student Health Cover Varies based on duration of student visa

– Travel to Australia Varies based on departure location

– Accommodation Bond (refundable deposit) Four to six weeks rent worth

– Rent in advance One to two weeks rent worth

 

After arrival in Australia (monthly expenses in AUD)

– Two-bedroom Apartment/One-bedroom/Shared House Rent $1120 – $1640/$645 – $1075

– Utilities, i.e. gas, electricity and water $100 – $150

– Food $400 – $500

– Mobile phone $40 – $50 $40 – $50

– Internet $30 – $50 (Possibly included in rent)

– Public transport $30 – $60 $30 – $60

– Recreation $200 – $300

 

– Total per month $1920 – $2750 $1355 – $2045

Total expenses over the duration of the AUR30616 course (60 weeks, not including course fees) $28800 – $41250 $20325 – $30675

Total expenses over the duration of the AUR40216 course (28 weeks, not including course fees) $13440 – $19250 $9485 – $14315

Total expenses over the duration of the AUR50116 course (52 weeks, not including course fees) $24960 – $35750 $17615 – $26585

Our Campus

Collins Academy Adelaide Campus

 

Collins Academy has full educational facilities, equipment, and support resources to cater for you, including:

 

  • Educational computer technology in every classroom
  • A dedicated computer lab for student use
  • Online study systems, and a student library, to access self-study materials
  • Freedom of student access to the campus to study, even when you’re not in class
  • A central location with access to all the services in Adelaide, including eateries, coffee shops, services, sporting facilities, and transport
  • Regular monitoring of the premises to ensure student safety at all times

Collins Academy facilities include the following:

 

  • Six classrooms fitted with computers, projector, screen, and internet access
  • A library for students to borrow books, newspapers, magazines and journals, as well as electronic, print, and audio material
  • A student kitchen, equipped with fridges, microwaves, and tea and coffee facilities
  • A fully equipped computer laboratory for online access to learning
  • Wireless internet for students to use at any time, including outside of class
  • Self-study areas with access to resources for independent learning and extra-curricular classes
  • Photocopying and printing facilities
  • Meeting rooms for consultations and student counselling
  • Common areas for eating and relaxing

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Level 3, 90 King William Street - Adelaide SA 5000
Phone: (61) 431 110 358
E-mail: info@lauruseducation.com.au

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