International Students

International Students

Entry Requirements

If you are an international student and would like to enrol at ACPE, you will have to meet both academic entry requirements and English language proficiency requirements.  In addition to these two criteria, you have to meet the inherent course requirements and any course specific criteria, e.g. For Dance degrees and Education degrees.

Applying for admission to ACPE

To apply for admission to the college, you must submit the following

Equivalent Academic Entry Requirements

To see the equivalent academic entry requirement for international students click here

English Language Proficency Requirements

To see the English Language Proficiency Requirements – click here

Step 2

Apply for Admission

Step 3

Submit Your Documents

Step 4

Visa Application

Step 5

Payment and CoE

Step 6

Prepare for Your Arrival
Academic Transcripts

You must provide certified or original documentation for all your educational qualifications. These documents must be in English and translated by a NAATI registered translator if originally in a different language.

  • Results of your secondary school education
  • Official academic transcripts for all your previous post-secondary study at universities, colleges, and/or other private educational institutions

These should indicate whether the qualification is complete or incomplete. If the documents are not in English, you must provide an official English translation. Requests for Recognition of Prior Learning must be sent with the application, supported by subject outlines and any other relevant documentation from the institution where the prior learning occurred.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

This should highlight your academic, sporting/dance background, and other areas of achievement and interest. The CV should contain supporting documentation regarding these achievements.

English Language Proficiency Test Result

Documentary evidence of your test scores must be provided.

The college reserves the right to accept or reject any application based on the information submitted. Admissions staff will assess your application. If successful, you will receive a letter of offer. The letter will outline the course, fees payable, course dates, and any additional conditions you must meet. If your application is unsuccessful, you will receive a letter outlining our assessment.

English Language Entry Requirements

Student Visa Application

Overseas students planning to study in Australia must have a passport and obtain an Australian student visa. The conditions on which a visa is granted may vary from country to country. Information about student visa requirements are available from the Australian Department of Home Affairs website.

If you wish to proceed with your application, you must complete the Written Agreement sent with the letter of offer, and forward the fees quoted in the letter of offer. 

The Australian Government requires all overseas students studying in Australia to take out Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). Overseas students will be required to provide confirmation that they have undertaken OSHC to cover the period of their ACPE studies.

Upon receipt of your Acceptance Form and payment of all fees quoted in the letter of offer, we will provide you with a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE). The Confirmation of Enrolment is necessary for your student visa application.

The Refund Policy for fees paid by Overseas Students is available on the website and in the written agreement sent to you with your letter of offer.

Required Information

If your visa application is approved by the Australian Diplomatic Office, you must provide the college with the following details as soon as they are available –

  • Student Visa Number
  • Date of arrival in Australia
  • Residential address and contact details in Australia
When you arrive in Australia

You must contact the Admissions Office at the college as soon as possible to confirm your arrival and your Australian address details. We will arrange a time for you to meet with the Overseas Student counsellor.

We will keep you informed regarding Orientation and Registration days for your course.

Use of Personal Information

Please be aware that we may disclose personal information to Australian Commonwealth and state agencies, and the Fund Manager of the ESOS Assurance Fund, pursuant to our obligations under the ESOS Act 2000 and the National Code.