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Awards & Recognitions

Academia was Announced The Winner of Excellence in International Education - Victorian Private Education and Training Provider of the year 2013

We are very pleased to announce that Academia was announced the Winner of Excellence in International Education – Victorian Private Education and Training Provider of the year 2013.

The Victorian International Education Provider Awards were held in Government House today Monday 11th November 2013. We are very proud to be recognized by the Victorian Government and Industry Peers and presented the award by the Governor of Victoria His Excellency the Honorable Alex Chernov AC QC and Premier of Victoria the Honorable Dr Denis Napthine MP.

We are proud and delighted to win this award after becoming the Winner of International Education Provider of the year 2013 by Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) Awards for Excellence for two consecutive years 2012 and 2013.

Victorian International Education Award winners with Premier of Victoria and Governor of Victoria at Government House, 11 November 2013.
Front: (L to R): Huong Dang Thi, Jenny Batnag, Premier of Victoria- The Hon. Dr Denis Napthine MP, The Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC – Governor of Victoria, Mrs Elizabeth Chernov, Debra Langton – Swinburne University of Technology.
Middle row: (L to R): Peter Folino – Victoria University, Assoc. Professor Catherine Itsiopoulos – La Trobe University; Joanna Kelly – Discover English; Joanna Shaw – La Trobe University; Christopher Burgess – Impact English College;
Back Row: (L to R): John Barnes – RMIT University,Wayne Crosbie – William Angliss Institute; Xiaocui (Catherine) Lou; Assoc Prof Dinh Phung – Deakin University; Mel Koumides – Academia International; Ben Stubbs – Deakin University.

International Provider of the Year 2013 Winner

The 2013 ACPET Awards for Excellence recognise independent providers of education and training across Australia's tertiary sector.

The awards recognise the outstanding contribution made by individuals and organisations in private education and training in the tertiary sector, as well as outstanding industry initiatives.

We are proud and honored to be awarded the International Education Provider of the Year for the second consecutive year!

International Provider of the Year 2012 Winner

We are very pleased to announce that Academia International was announced the Winner of International Provider of the year 2012 by the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) at it’s annual Awards for Excellence held on the 31st of August.

ACPET has 1,100 member colleges in Australia ranging from small non for profit to very large VET and Higher Education Providers. We were delighted to be selected as Finalists of 2 Awards - Industry Initiative & International Provider of the year 2012 winning the later.

Although Australian Domestic Students make up our largest nationality, Academia supplements our domestic students with 60+ nationalities from around the world making this a truly global and enriching environment for students to make life-long friends from every corner of the world.

Since our inception we have had more than 10,000 students walk through our doors studying short courses such as English Language to 2 year Advanced Diploma courses.

Outstanding Partnership Award 2012

Academia receives the "outstanding partner 2012" by CQ University reinforcing our Streamline Visa Processing Partnership.

Industry Initiative of the Year 2012 Finalist Top 2

We are very pleased to announce that Academia was announced a finalist of the Industry Initiative of the year 2012 by the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) at it’s annual Awards for Excellence held on the 31st of August.

Co-delivering our Hospitality courses with long standing partners The Langham Hotel, The Westin Hotel and The RACV Club, our students complete their accredited training in real life 5 start establishments, 3 of the best in Melbourne.

Students at the Langham and the Westin

Over the past 4 years, we have appointed more than 30 Academia students into permanent kitchen positions.

Michelle McIntosh Learning and Development Manager Langham Hotel

We take it very seriously, and are very selective of the student we accept. Academia students have a fantastic work ethic, and passion for food and the hospitality industry. We are always very happy with the quality of students that Academia send us.

Grant Flack, Executive Sous Chef, RACV City Club Melbourne

Academia FINALIST for the Victorian Training Awards 2009 Top 3

The Victorian Training Awards promotes and rewards outstanding achievements and innovation in the vocational education and training sector. Academia is honoured to be selected as a FINALIST (one of three) in the Small Training Provider of the Year category (small training provider is defined for any Registered Training Organisation with less than 1500 students).

Congratulations must go to our students, staff, strategic partners and education agents for supporting Academia and of course to the other finalists.

Top 2 Culinary Pro Am 2007

Our students recognised in the Culinary Pro-Am.