Academia is a medium-sized education provider specialising in over 25 nationally accredited qualifications in a wide range of areas.
Recognised as a leading quality English and Vocational Education Institution
International Provider of the Year 2013 Australia Winner
Winner International Education Excellence 2013 Victoria
International Provider of the Year 2012 Winner
Industry Initiative of the Year 2012 Top 2
Victorian Training Awards 2009 Top 3
Work and Study at the Same Time
All of our certificate and diploma courses are delivered 3 days per week, providing students with the option to work and study at the same time. Our Hospitality courses also offer internships to students allowing them to work in 5 star hotels.
Guaranteed Progression Pathways
A number of our qualifications have direct entry from diploma to degree at selected universities upon successful completion of your diploma or advanced diploma. Example pathways include:
English -> 3 Year Degree
English + Diploma -> 2 Year Degree
Being a medium-sized school, you enjoy the facilities and training environment of a large TAFE / University whilst receiving the personalised care of a smaller school. We know the unique requirements of local AND international students and have implemented support services to assist our students with both their academic and everyday needs.
Academia offers over 35 nationally accredited qualifications
Academia offers a number of services to International students including:
Job placement assistance, see also industry partners
Health cover and counselling
Student welfare support
Academic progress counselling
Language, Learning and Numeracy remedial support
Student visa general support, advice and guidance
About the College
Academia is a formally accredited education provider delivering educational programmes to local and international students.
Registered and approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) 21595
Member of the Australian Council of Private Education and Training (ACPET)
Accredited by the Department of Education
Academia's English Courses are endorsed by NEAS Quality Assurance
Academia is a full Member of English Australia (EA)
Registered to receive International Students CRICOS (CRICOS Number 02634E)
Academia is licensed to deliver Victorian Training Guarantee funding to eligible Australia and New Zealand students.
Local students that are eligible may apply for the Australian Youth Allowance / Return to work assistance / Austudy / Abstudy payment assistance.
Academia is licensed to deliver VET Student Loans (income contingent loans) for all Australian Citizens
With over 50 nationalities in addition to Australian students
Since our inception, Academia International is proud to have had students from the following nationalities study with us over and above our domestic Australian and New Zealand students.