Academia International: Elevating Education with Multiple Accolades and Excellence in International Education

Academia Excellence in International Education

Are you on the lookout for a quality institution for your education? When choosing an educational provider, choosing one that believes your education is their top priority is essential. 

Academia International is a multi-award-winning Vocational Education and Training (VET) and English school with a stellar reputation for excellence. Below are the numerous awards and recognitions that set Academia International apart.

Excellence in International Education – Victorian Private Education and Training Provider (issued once every 2 years)

2023, 2021, 2018 and 2013: The Victorian Government’s Recognition

In 2023, Academia International claimed the second position award in the “Excellence in International Education – Private Education and Training” award from the Victorian Government. This prestigious recognition solidified our standing as one of the top institutes in international education.

This wasn’t our first time winning this award either; in 2021, 2018, and 2013, we were honoured as the “Victorian Private Education and Training Provider of the Year.” Claiming the award for first place. 

The awards ceremony at Government House saw Academia International receiving accolades from the Governor of Victoria and the Premier, underlining our institution’s commitment to delivering outstanding education.

International Provider of the Year

Consecutive Wins in 2012 and 2013: ACPET Awards for Excellence

Academia International’s distinction extends beyond national borders, as evidenced by our back-to-back wins for “International Provider of the Year” in 2012 and 2013 at the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) Awards for Excellence. This recognition emphasises our global impact and commitment to providing a world-class education experience.

Outstanding Partnerships and Industry Initiatives

2012: CQ University’s Outstanding Partner and ACPET Finalist

Academia International’s dedication to forging valuable partnerships is evident in our “Outstanding Partner 2012” award from CQ University. Our industry initiatives, particularly in co-delivering Hospitality courses with renowned establishments like The Langham Hotel, The Westin Hotel, and The RACV Club, earned us a finalist spot in the “Industry Initiative of the Year 2012” category by ACPET.

Recognition at the Victorian Training Awards

2009: Top 3 Finalist in the Small Training Provider of the Year

A decade ago, Academia International secured a spot among the top three finalists in the Small Training Provider of the Year category at the Victorian Training Awards. This recognition underscores our consistent commitment to providing quality education.

Not only has Academia won numerous awards as an educational Provider. Our students have also been following in our footsteps towards excellence.

Club Chef Team Cookery Challenge

2023: Gold Medallists, Winner of ‘Best Dessert’, Second Place overall

Brisbane International Cake Show


  • Gold – No Boundaries show piece.
  • Gold – Chocolate sculpture.
  • Silver – No Boundaries show piece.

Les Toques Blanches

2022, 2019: Certificate of Appreciation, Winner ‘Best Dessert’ and Bronze Medallists

Brisbane International Cake Show


  • Silver – Sugar Craft small exhibition show piece.
  • Bronze – No Boundaries show piece.


  • Gold – No Boundaries show piece.
  • Bronze – No Boundaries show piece.


2021: Bronze medallists

Culinary Pro-Am Success

2007: Top 2 Culinary Pro-Am

So, if you’re considering an educational journey in the English language, hospitality management, childcare, aged care, commercial cookery, or patisserie, Academia International offers a wide range of courses to cater to your aspirations. With campuses in Melbourne and Brisbane, Academia International provides a conducive learning environment.

Enquire today and embark on a transformative educational experience consistently recognised for its excellence and global impact.