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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2013
australia: the education destination 11 10 australia: the education destination Established in 1908 Academies Australasia has been operating for more than 100 years. It has a long and successful experience in education – going back in excess of 50 years. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange more than 35 years ago, it is Australia’s longest listed education group. Public listed status means that apart from having to meet the well regarded and carefully supervised standards of the international education market, Academies Australasia colleges must also comply with the strict financial and reporting regulations of the ASX. our students have come from 116 countries – more than half the world! colleges There are 10 colleges, each with its own licence to operate as an education institution: Sydney: - Academy of English (ELIcoS) [Including Academy of English (Blue Mountains)] - Academies Australasia Institute (Vocational) - Australian International High School (Senior High School) - Australian college of Technology (Vocational) - Benchmark college (Vocational) - Clarendon Business College (Vocational) - Supreme Business college (Vocational) melbourne: - Academies Australasia Polytechnic (Higher Education. Also ELIcoS and Vocational) - discover English (ELIcoS) AcAdeMies AustrAlAsiA The Academies Australasia brand is now also well regarded internationally. It represents a unique education group with a wide range of operations, a centenary of experience and high standards. A group established in Australia that does Australia proud. Singapore: - Academies Australasia College Academies Australasia has two campuses in the heart of Sydney, just a few minutes’ walk from each other. In New South Wales we also operate in Leura (Blue Mountains), campbelltown, Liverpool, Penrith, Tuggerah and Wagga Wagga. Academies Australasia Polytechnic in Melbourne, Victoria, offers a range of Bachelor and Master programmes – its own Bachelor degree of Tourism and Hospitality Management, as well as a suite of University of Ballarat Bachelor and Master degrees. It also offers ELIcoS and Vocational courses. discover English, also in Melbourne, specialises in English language programmes. In Singapore, Academies Australasia college is in Middle road, in the education precinct. Singapore is growing rapidly as a destination for international students. Operating in Singapore gives international students the opportunity to study Academies Australasia programmes without having to come to Australia. Students continuing their studies in Australia are eligible for credits for what they successfully complete at Academies Australasia College. In April 2012, Academies Australasia college joined the exclusive list of private education institutions in Singapore awarded four year EduTrust status. [EduTrust is a scheme which provides a means for better private education institutions in Singapore to differentiate themselves as having achieved higher standards in key areas of management and provision of educational services]. pArtnerships Academies Australasia has strong alliances with highly regarded education institutions in Australia. Examples are Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School and JB Hunter Technology. For many years, Academies Australasia has collaborated with Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School to offer programmes for their students before they move on to specialised hotel management programmes. For several years, JB Hunter Technology has taught students Telecommunications cabling – leading to many with this qualification successfully obtaining permanent residence in Australia. overseas, partnership arrangements are with prestigious institutions such as Tsinghua University and Beijing Normal University in china, and Etugen Institute in Mongolia. Academies Australasia is looking at expanding further in Australia and overseas. reAlly knoWing ‘internAtionAl’ And oFFering more thAn just AustrAliA over the years, Academies Australasia colleges have taught tens of thousands of students from 116 countries. The majority of our faculty and staff were born overseas. This background and sensitivity to cultural differences, needs and expectations, make them very well placed to understand and assist students from overseas. They know the issues and how best to address them. And they care. FIND OUT MORE Group Head office (sydney) level 6, 505 George street, sydney, nsW 2000, Australia T +61 2 9224 5500 www.academies.edu.au Benchmark college (Penrith) 140-142 henry street Penrith, nsW 2750 T +61 1800 286 916 www.benchmark.edu.au Academies Australasia Polytechnic (Melbourne) level 4, 303 collins street Melbourne, Vic 3000, Australia T +61 3 8610 4100 www.polytechnic.academies.edu.au discover english (Melbourne) 376-378 Bourke street Melbourne, Vic 3000, Australia T +61 3 9602 4800 www.discoverenglish.com.au Academies Australasia college (singapore) 51 Middle road singapore 188959 T +65 6337 9949 www.aca.edu.sg COURsEs students at Academies Australasia colleges may enrol in a wide range of recognised courses at different levels – certificates, diplomas, Advanced diplomas and Bachelor and Master degrees. Fields of study include: English: • General English (Elementary to advanced) • English for academic Purposes (EaP) (intermediate to Advanced) • toEic, toEFl and iElts preparation • Business English • English Excel • cambridge Esol courses (FcE, caE) • teaching English to speakers of other languages (tesol) Senior High School: Year 11 and Year 12 Singapore Government School Preparatory Programmes Vocational: • Accounting & Financial services • Business administration • children’s services • management • Health and community services • Hospitality management • Human resources • information technology • marketing • telecommunications • tour Guiding • training and assessment • travel and tourism Bachelor and Master Degrees the wide range of courses requires a close dialogue with several regulatory authorities, in Australia and overseas. having to comply with strict regulatory requirements contributes to confidence amongst Academies Australasia students, their parents and guardians and employers. At any one time, our students are from more than 70 countries. This wide international mix exposes students to different nationalities and cultures. They establish friendships around the world. AcAdemies AustrAlAsiA grAduAtes Academies Australasia graduates have found success in a wide range of professions and businesses. While most graduates return home, many have applied for permanent residence. Many have become Australian citizens. Benchmark college is a leading provider of courses for domestic students, especially for those entering the workforce, changing their careers or wanting to turn their skills and knowledge into a qualification. It achieved the prestigious NSW Small Training Provider of the Year Award in 2009. FAculty And HAndS-on leArning our faculty are dedicated and passionate. They have teaching experience at several universities in Australia as well as prominent universities in Singapore, the UK and USA. Faculty have business and industry experience – so they bring real- world experience into the classroom. Hands-on experience is always an excellent way to complement and reinforce what is learned in class. Academies Australasia is continually on the look-out for opportunities to give students relevant practical experience. An example is the paid internship programme which our tourism and hospitality students enjoy in Singapore. ArticulAtion And AdvAnced stAnding Academies Australasia colleges have arrangements with leading higher education institutions. Our courses qualify for transfer credits at many Australian universities. Our graduates have successfully completed degrees and other programmes at universities such as charles Sturt University, curtin University, Griffith University, Macquarie University, University of Ballarat, University of New South Wales, University of Sydney and University of Technology Sydney in Australia, as well as universities in canada, the UK and Singapore.
Australia The Education Destination 2012