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UNE International Academy
Australian Technology Park, Sydney, Australia


2009




CRICOS Provider Name and Number: University of New England 00003G
A UNE Partner is an entity which has a current, formal cooperative teaching agreement to deliver all or a substantial part of a UNE award
WELCOME
                      THE UNE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY, AUSTRALIAN TECHNOLOGY PARK, SYDNEY,
                      AUSTRALIA
                      I am pleased to welcome and introduce you to the University of New England (UNE), Australia. As one of Australia’s oldest

                      universities, UNE has a 78-year tradition of excellence in teaching, learning and research. UNE is a unique Australian university

                      and is in the enviable position of being able to boast an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research

                      and academic innovation.

                      International students who attend UNE consistently cite the high level of interaction with teaching and academic staff, and the

                      passion of researchers across the University as part of the reason they rate their time at UNE so highly.

                      I am pleased to offer our courses at the UNE International Academy, Sydney in association with the TOP Education Group and

                      wish you every success in your studies.




                      Professor Alan Pettigrew
                      Vice-Chancellor




CONTENTS
Advantages of Studying in Australia                                    2     Top Education’s English Language Courses                                  12
About UNE                                                              3     Admissions Information for UNE Courses                                    13
UNE Courses at UNEIA, Sydney                                           4     Services and Facilities                                                   17
Courses and Key Dates                                                  5     How to Apply                                                              19
Pathways to UNE’S Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) at UNEIA 6               The Sydney Lifestyle                                                      20
Pathways to UNE’s Postgraduate Courses at UNEIA                        7
As a student at UNEIA, on successful completion of a UNE course, you will receive an award from
an excellent Australian University - UNE.
In 2007 UNE was ranked within the Top 100 Asia Pacific Universities and in the Top 500
Universities in the world by the Institute of Higher Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
(SJTU). UNE’s inclusion in these rankings confirms its place as one of the great teaching and
learning universities in the world. Information on these rankings can be found at
http://ed.sjtu.edu.cn/ranking.htm
UNE has comparable rankings to famous universities such as the Chinese Agriculture
University, Lanzhou University, Nankai University, Shandong University, Tianjin University,
Zhongshan University and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
UNE achieved the top rating (five stars) for all three primary categories of students’ ‘educational
experience’ in The Good Universities Guide for 2008. UNE has held this maximum rating for
seven of the past eight years, out-performing every other university in Australia.




                                                                                                      1
ADVANTAGES OF STUDYING IN AUSTRALIA

    With a population of 21-million people, Australia is one       personal and academic. Your years in Australia will
    of the best places in the world to live while you learn. The   give you the best platform to succeed in your career,
    standard of living is amongst the highest in the world,        and prepare you for the challenges of the work place. It
    yet costs remain competitive. On your breaks from              won’t just be your mind that develops - your time in the
    study, you will have a wide choice of activities to enrich     classroom will change you as a person.
    your experience - from cultural festivals, concerts and
                                                                   Australian universities are widely known for the quality
    museums, to major sporting events.
                                                                   of their teaching and research. You will learn from
    Australian education has a strong international                teachers who are experts in their industries and who can
    reputation for excellence. When you study a UNE award          provide you with a sound understanding of your chosen
    at UNEIA you will receive a quality education that will        field. You’ll develop strong academic skills that can be
    form a strong foundation for your future success.              applied to other areas and learn to think creatively and
                                                                   independently.
    The benefits of living and learning in Australia are both




    INTRODUCTION
    UNE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY                                      third year of UNE’s Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
    (UNEIA)                                                        degree on a semester basis, as well as a spread of
    The UNEIA has been established at Australian                   postgraduate accounting degrees on a trimester or fast-
    Technology Park (ATP), Sydney as a delivery location           track basis in association with UNE in Sydney. Students
    for UNE courses in association with the TOP Education          who successfully complete the one-year TOP Diploma
    Group. TOP Education Group is a Registered Training            of Business may enrol in UNE’s Bachelor of Commerce
    Organisation (RTO) with the Australian Government -            (Accounting) course with advanced standing equal to one
    international education provider CRICOS 02491D and             year. TOP provides well qualified, UNE approved teaching
    has been conducting high quality education courses at          staff, student facilities, equipment and other student
    ATP for the past seven years.                                  services for these programs under the supervision of UNE.
                                                                   Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce or Master
    UNE COURSES AT UNEIA                                           programs attend the UNEIA as enrolled students of UNE.
    TOP is very proud of its relationship with the University of   Upon successful completion of their course students will
    New England at the UNEIA. TOP delivers the second and          receive a degree from the University of New England.
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                                                                                            ABOUT UNE


From its beginning as a campus of the University               RANKED WITHIN TOP WORLD
of Sydney in 1938 to becoming a fully independent              UNIVERSITIES
campus in 1954, UNE has enjoyed a rich heritage, a             In 2007 UNE was ranked within the top 100 Asia Pacific
reputation for academic distinction and for offering an        Universities and in the top 500 Universities in the world
enviable lifestyle.                                            by Shanghai Jiao Tong University(SJTU). Universities
                                                               are assessed on the quality of education and quality of
A FIVE STAR EDUCATIONAL
                                                               facilities they provide, as well as research and academic
EXPERIENCE
                                                               output. UNE’s inclusion in these rankings confirms
UNE achieved the top rating (five stars) for all three
                                                               its place as one of the great teaching and learning
primary categories of students’ ‘educational experience’
                                                               universities in the world. Information on these rankings
in the Good Universities Guide for 2008. UNE has held
                                                               can be found at http://ed.sjtu.edu.cn/ranking.htm
this maximum rating for seven of the past eight years,
out-performing every other university in Australia.
Surveyed graduates gave UNE the maximum five                   FULL MARKS IN AUSTRALIAN
stars for ‘teaching quality’, ‘graduate satisfaction’ and      GOVERNMENT CITATIONS
in the ‘overall graduate rating’, which is a resounding        The University of New England received the ultimate
endorsement by graduates of the unique Australian              accolade in the 2007 Carrick Citations - an initiative
learning environment offered by UNE. UNE was                   of the Australian Government to promote and reward
also highly recognized for graduate outcomes in the            excellence in university teaching. UNE was awarded
Postgraduate edition of the Good Universities Guide,           citations for all eight nominees, a 100% success rate for
receiving five stars ‘for getting a job’, ’graduate starting   the second year running. These citations were awarded
salary’, ‘positive graduate outcomes’, and the ‘educational    to UNE for outstanding achievements in distance
experience: graduate satisfaction’.                            education, online learning, on-campus teaching and the
                                                               linkage of research and teaching.




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UNE COURSES AT UNEIA, SYDNEY




    UNE degree programs are offered through UNEIA at            at the forefront of Australian technology. ATP has
    Australian Technology Park (ATP), centrally located         established an exchange with the famous high-tech park
    in Sydney. ATP is in a very convenient location, which      in China, Beijing Zhong-Guan-Cun.
    means that students can live anywhere in Sydney, as
                                                                ATP is home to branches of some of Australia’s top
    public transportation is easily accessible, including to
                                                                universities including Australian National University,
    main shopping districts such as Chinatown and the
                                                                University of Sydney, University of NSW and University
    centre of the city.
                                                                of Adelaide.
    The Australian Technology Park (ATP) features
                                                                An Australian Television station, Channel 7, has
    state-of-the-art facilities set in a unique heritage site
                                                                commenced construction of its new building at ATP.
    of Locomotive Workshops combined with modern
                                                                The Park has become a hot spot in Sydney as a centre
    buildings. There is an excellent combination of the
                                                                for innovative high-technology, higher education,
    history of Australian industry, innovative technology
                                                                communication and events.
    and higher education, which creates a high-tech
    academic environment for students. ATP is well-known        Students of UNE programs in Sydney will enjoy
    internationally, and has hosted many visits from foreign    spacious surroundings and first class facilities at
    national leaders including the former Chinese Premier       the Park, such as large, well-appointed classrooms,
    and Chairman of the National People’s Congress and          computer and common rooms, tennis and basketball
    the Minister of Technology, China.                          courts, cafes, ovals and lawns with BBQ facilities. Our
                                                                students also have free access to the Fisher Library and
    Australian Technology Park is home to many high-
                                                                Sports Centre of the University of Sydney.
    profile companies in the areas of IT, optics and bio-
    technology, including Fujitsu and Johnson & Johnson.        Welcome to UNE programs at the Australian
    Companies such as Microsoft, hold their promotions          Technology Park!
    and conferences at ATP, which is regarded as being




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                                                               COURSES AND KEY DATES

SEMESTER AND TRIMESTER SYSTEM
For UNE Courses at UNEIA ATP:

 Semester           Enrolment/Orientation Semester Starts Examination Period                                            Semester Ends
 1                  16 – 18 February                    23 February              16 – 30 June                           30 June
 2                  22 – 24 July                        27 July                  11 – 25 November                       25 November
 Trimester          Enrolment/Orientation Trimester Starts Examination Period                                           Trimester Ends
 1                  23-27 March                         30 March                 29 June – 10 July                      10 July
 2                  20 – 24 July                        27 July                  26 October – 6 November                6 November
 3                  16 – 18 November                    23 November              25 February – 5 March, 2010 5 March, 2010
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) students may commence in any of the Semesters, and postgraduate Accounting students may commence in any of
the Trimesters.



HOW TO READ COURSE                                                         Commencement
INFORMATION                                                                Indicates the semester or trimester in which a
Underneath each course name in the following                               course can be commenced
two sections is a key or code that may be read as
follows:                                                                   CRICOS Code
                                                                           UNE’s registered course code on the
Course Level                                                               Commonwealth Register of Institutions and
UG Undergraduate degree                                                    Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS
PG -C Postgraduate coursework only degree                                  Register)

Duration (years)                                                           English Language Requirement
Duration is the time a course will take to complete                        IELTS 6.0 with no sub-band less than 5.5
with normal progression which for full time
students is 24 credit points (4 units) per semester
or trimester

AUD FEE (per year)
Annual tuition fee in Australian Dollars. For
courses less than 1 year in duration, the listed fee
is for the length of the course




                                                                                                                                               5
PATHWAYS TO UNE’S BACHELOR OF COMMERCE
(ACCOUNTING) AT UNEIA

    BACHELOR OF COMMERCE                                         Diploma of Business           Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
                                                                 TOP Education Institute**     Advanced Standing
    (Accounting)                                                 Accounting 1                  Introduction to Financial Accounting (AFM 101)
    UG • 2.0 YR • $15,000 PA • 1&2 • 063723K                     Accounting 2                  One UNSP Unit at 100 level
                                                                 Microeconomic Principles      Introductory Microeconomics (ECON 101)
                                                                 Macroeconomic Principles Introductory Macroeconomics (ECON 102)
    The Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) is
                                                                 Introductory Statistics       Business Statistic 1 (QM 161)
    designed for students wishing to pursue a
                                                                 Marketing Principles          Introduction to Marketing (MM 110)
    career in accounting or financial management,
                                                                 Business Management           Behavioural Foundations of Business (MM 105)
    either as an accountant in private practice or
                                                                 Information Systems           Business Information Technology (COMP 100)
    employed in industry, commerce or the public
                                                                * Other qualifications will be considered on a case by case basis.
    sector. The Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)               ** CRICOS Course Code 052394B
    will provide you with the opportunity for an
    exciting career which offers challenge, variety             Year 2
    and job satisfaction; the opportunity to diversify          Commence Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) at
    your career into various sectors of the business            UNEIA.
                                                                Semester One
    community.
                                                                AFM 211 Financial Accounting 1
    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                        AFM231 Corporate Finance
    Graduates obtain positions in accounting, financial         LS251    Introduction to Business Law
    administration in corporate organisations, auditing,        MM 220 Organisational Behaviour
    stockbroking, investment advising, small and medium
                                                                Semester Two
    enterprise management and careers in government
                                                                AFM 112 Introduction to Management Accounting
    departments such as trade and industry.
                                                                AFM272 Accounting Information Systems
    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS                                      MM 200 Principles of Management
    Applicants for admission to candidature to the Bachelor     AFM 232 Financial Instruments and Markets
    of Commerce (Accounting) shall have completed the           Year 3
    Diploma of Business offered by the TOP Education            Semester One
    Group or another qualification deemed to be                 AFM311 Advanced Financial Accounting
    equivalent.                                                 LS391    Principles of Corporation Law
                                                                AFM 324 Small Business Management
    PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION
                                                                AFM 331 Financial Statement Analysis
    The course is recognized by the National Institute of
    Accountants. Graduates of this course may also be           Semester Two
    eligible to apply for membership of the Institute of        AFM202 Cost Management
    Chartered Accountants in Australia or CPA Australia.        LS392    Principles of Taxation Law
                                                                AFM312 Auditing
    COURSE STRUCTURE                                            AFM 314 International Accounting
    This course requires the study of 16 units or 96 credit
    points over four semesters.
                                                                      Year One
    Suggested Study Plan                                      DIPLOMA OF BUSINESS
                                                                 with Top Education
    Year 1
                                                                                                   Year Two                    Year Three
    Completion of the Diploma of Business offered by TOP                                        UNE BACHELOR                UNE BACHELOR
                                                                    OR                          OF COMMERCE                 OF COMMERCE
    Education Institute. Advanced standing of 8 units or                                        (ACCOUNTING)                (ACCOUNTING)
    48 credit points (one year) will be granted towards the
                                                               Approved qualification
    Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) on completion of          equivalent to UNE’s
    the TOP Diploma of Business*.                             First Year of Bachelor of
                                                              Commerce (Accounting)

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      PATHWAYS TO UNE’S POSTGRADUATE COURSES
                                    AT UNEIA

UNE offers an articulated program of study at UNEIA                   Accounting (0.5 years), Graduate Diploma in Accounting
in Accounting and Business comprising the Graduate                    (1 year), or the Master of Professional Accounting (1.5
Certificate in Accounting, Graduate Diploma in                        years).
Accounting, Master of Professional Accounting and                     Students who do not meet entry requirements for
Master of Professional Accounting and Business.                       enrolling directly into a Masters course, may enrol
Students enrolled initially in the two year Master of                 initially in the Graduate Certificate in Accounting. If
Professional Accounting and Business may exit at any                  they obtain a credit grade average they may proceed to
stage and be awarded either the Graduate Certificate in               Masters.




ENTRY TO MASTERS DEGREES
1.      Direct entry for students who hold an overseas degree approved by UNE.



      Overseas or Australian degree                                                       Master of Professional Accounting
     (equivalent to three year Bachelor                                                        and Business or Master of
        Degree) approved by UNE                                                                 Professional Accounting



2.      Entry to Masters via Graduate Certificate in Accounting, for students holding an overseas three-year Diploma in
        Accounting approved by UNE.


         Overseas three-year              Graduate Certificate in Accounting              Master of Professional Accounting
       Diploma in Accounting                 (must pass with credit average                    and Business or Master of
          approved by UNE                              to progress)                            Professional Accounting




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    POSTGRADUATE COURSES


    GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN                                   PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION
                                                              This course is recognised by the National Institute of
    ACCOUNTING
                                                              Accountants.
    PG-C • 0.5YR • $8,000 • 1, 2 & 3 • 063724J
                                                              Graduates of this program may also be eligible to
    English Language Requirement: IELTS Score of 6.0          apply for membership of the Institute of Chartered
    with no sub-band less than 5.5.                           Accountants in Australia or CPA Australia.

                                                              COURSE STRUCTURE
    The Graduate Certificate in Accounting is a               The course requires the study of four units (or 24 credit
    course that can serve as an entry and exit point          points) over one semester.
    for the Master of Professional Accounting. The
                                                              Suggested Study Plan
    course covers introductory units in financial
                                                              GSB 701 Introductory Accounting
    and management accounting, systems, law and
                                                              GSB 741 Management Information Systems
    economics. Students who complete the course
                                                              GSB 728 Economics for Management
    may meet the requirements for accreditation
                                                              GSB 748 Legal Studies
    by the Institute of Chartered Accountants
    in Australia, CPA Australia or the National               PATHWAY TO MASTERS PROGRAMS
    Institute of Accountants.                                 Students who successfully complete the Graduate
                                                              Certificate in Accounting with a credit grade
    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                      average may progress directly to either the Master of
    On completion of the Graduate Certificate in
                                                              Professional Accounting or the Master of Professional
    Accounting, you would expect to work in any area of
                                                              Accounting and Business with advanced standing of
    industry, commerce or government.
                                                              four units or 24 credit points. Students who do not
    SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                               meet this requirement must exit the program.
    Applicants for admission to candidature for the
    Graduate Certificate in Accounting shall have fulfilled
    all the requirements for admission to a three-year
    degree or an equivalent qualification as sufficient
    qualification for admission to candidature.
    The Course Co-ordinator has deemed a three year
    Diploma in the field of Accounting as an equivalent
    qualification.




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                                                           POSTGRADUATE COURSES


GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN                                          PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION
                                                             This course is recognised by the National Institute of
ACCOUNTING
                                                             Accountants. Graduates of this program may also be
PG-C • 1YR • $16,000 PA • 1, 2 & 3 • 063725G
                                                             eligible to apply for membership of the Institute of
English Language Requirement: IELTS Score of 6.0             Chartered Accountants in Australia or CPA Australia.

with no sub-band less than 5.5.                              COURSE STRUCTURE
                                                             The course requires the study of eight units (or 48 credit
The Graduate Diploma in Accounting is a course               points) over one year.
that can serve as an entry and exit point for the
                                                             Suggested Study Plan
Master of Professional Accounting.
                                                             Semester 1
The course may cover introductory as well as                 GSB 701    Introductory Accounting
advanced units in financial and management                   GSB 728    Economics for Management
accounting, systems, company law, economics                  GSB 741    Management Information Systems
and business statistics.                                     GSB 748    Legal Studies
Students who complete the course may meet the
requirements for accreditation by the Institute              Semester 2
of Chartered Accountants in Australia, CPA                   GSB 642    Corporate Accounting
Australia or National Institute of Accountants.              GSB 703    Advanced Management Accounting
                                                             GSB 743    Quantitative Techniques for Management
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                         GSB 749    Law of Commercial Associations
On completion of the Graduate Diploma in Accounting,
employment may be expected in an area of industry,
commerce or government.
Students who complete this award may be eligible
for Associate membership of the National Institute
of Accountants and may also apply for Associate
membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
in Australia or CPA Australia.

SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Applicants for admission shall:
(a) have fulfilled all the requirements for admission to
    a three year degree or qualification of equivalent
    standing at this or another university or tertiary
    institution; OR
(b) have completed the Graduate Certificate in
    Accounting or any graduate certificate as approved
    by the Course Coordinator with a minimum Credit
    grade average.




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     POSTGRADUATE COURSES


     MASTER OF PROFESSIONAL                                   SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
                                                              Applicants for admission shall:
     ACCOUNTING
                                                              (a) have fulfilled all the requirements for admission to
     PG-C • 1.5YR • $16,000 PA • 1, 2 & 3 • 063726G
                                                                  a three year degree or qualification of equivalent
     English Language Requirement: IELTS Score of 6.0             standing at this or another university or tertiary
     with no sub-band less than 5.5.                              institution; OR
                                                              (b) have completed the Graduate Certificate in
                                                                  Accounting or any graduate certificate as approved
     The Master of Professional Accounting is a Graduate
                                                                  by the Course Coordinator with a minimum Credit
     conversion course which may allow non-accounting
                                                                  grade average; OR
     graduates an opportunity to develop skills in
                                                              (c) have completed the Graduate Diploma in
     accounting and meet the entry requirements for
                                                                  Accounting or any graduate diploma as approved by
     accreditation with the Australian professional
                                                                  the Course Coordinator.
     accounting bodies.
     The course may cover introductory as well as             PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION
     advanced units in financial and management               This course is recognised by the National Institute of
     accounting, finance, systems, tax and company law,       Accountants. Graduates of this program may also be
     auditing, economics and business statistics.             eligible to apply for membership of the Institute of
     Students who complete the course may meet the            Chartered Accountants in Australia or CPA Australia.
     requirements for accreditation by the Institute of       COURSE STRUCTURE
     Chartered Accountants in Australia, CPA Australia        The course requires the study of twelve units (or 72
     or the National Institute of Accountants.                credit points) over one and a half years.
     CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                     Suggested Study Plan
     Students who complete this award may be eligible for     Year 1
     Associate membership of the National Institute of        Semester 1
     Accountants (NIA).                                       GSB 701    Introductory Accounting
     Students may also apply for Associate membership of      GSB 728    Economics for Management
     the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia or   GSB 741    Management Information Systems
     CPA Australia.                                           GSB 748    Legal Studies

                                                              Semester 2
                                                              GSB 642    Corporate Accounting
                                                              GSB 703    Advanced Management Accounting
                                                              GSB 743    Quantitative Techniques for Management
                                                              GSB 749    Law of Commercial Associations

                                                              Year 2
                                                              Semester 1
                                                              GSB 641    Advanced Financial Accounting
                                                              GSB 644    Auditing
                                                              GSB 711    Managerial Finance
                                                              GSB 750    Taxation Law


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                                                     oFFIce uSe onlY
                                                      agent’s Stamp                                       Student Id




InternatIonal Student admISSIon applIcatIon Form
university of new england crIcoS provider no. 00003G


Please read the following:
   Th
•	 	 is	form	is	to	be	used	to	apply	for	all	full-time	undergraduate	and	postgraduate	CRICOS	registered	courses.	
•	 DO	NOT	complete	this	form	if	you	are	a	citizen	of	Australia	or	New	Zealand	or	a	Permanent	Resident	of	Australia.
   I
•	 	 f	you	apply	through	an	approved	UNE/UNEIA	education	agent,	all	correspondence	relating	to	your	application	will	be	forwarded	
   to	that	agent.
•	 Please	complete	this	form	using	BLOCK/CAPITAL	letters.


1.   Have you applied or Studied at uNe before?

     yeS         No         If yeS, please provide details:


2.   perSoNal detailS

     mr        mrs        ms         miss            other                                male        Female

     Family name                                                                          date of birth             /           /
                                                                                                           d   d        m   m       y   y   y   y
     other names


3.   MailiNg addreSS                                                     4.   perMaNeNt addreSS iN HoMe CouNtry
     Where une will send your correspondence:                                 If different from your mailing address:

     Street                                                                   Street




     city                                                                     city

     State                                postcode                            State                                postcode

     country                                                                  country

     telephone                                                                telephone
                 country code area code          local number                             country code area code            local number

     Fax                                                                      Fax
                 country code area code          local number                             country code area code            local number



5.   eMail addreSS

6.   reSideNCy StatuS

6a. Citizenship                                                       Country of birth
6b.	 Are	you	a	Dual	Citizen	of	Australia	and	another	Country?                                   yeS         No

6c.	 Do	you	require	a	Student	Visa	to	Study	in	Australia?                                       yeS         No

6d.	 Have	you	applied	for	Permanent	Residency	Status	in	Australia?                              yeS         No

6e.	 Are	you	a	Temporary	Resident	of	Australia?                                                 yeS         No

      Please attach a copy of your passport details to support your citizenship/residency status

7.    CourSe SeleCtioN
      please indicate in order of preference the une courses you wish to be considered for and the semester and year in which you would
      prefer to commence your studies.

     Full course name* – 1st preference

                                     Year                              Semester 1 (march)          Semester 2 (July)        Semester 3 (november)

                                                 Full-time on-campus

     Full course name* – 2nd preference

                                     Year                              Semester 1 (march)          Semester 2 (July)        Semester 3 (november)

                                                 Full-time on-campus

*please write the full course name and include the level of study and specialisation if applicable.
note: not all courses may be available for commencement in each semester.

8.	 EDUCATIONAL	STUDIES	/	QUALIfICATIONS
      parts a, B and c (below) require original or certified copies of documents to be included with your application. any document not in
      english must be accompanied by a certified english translation.

      part a. Secondary School Studies
      Secondary School award/examination (including any currently being undertaken):

      date attended from             /                     until            /
                             m   m       y   y   y   y             m   m        y   y   y   y

      Please attach an original or certified copy of Secondary School Certificate and results.

      part b. tertiary Studies
      list all programs, including any incomplete and/or current studies:
      program/award                                                        attendance period          Institution               country




      Please attach original or certified copies of degree certificates and full academic transcripts, complete with key/guide to grading system.
9.   are you CurreNtly StudyiNg at aNotHer iNStitutioN iN auStralia?                                                                                           yeS              No

     If yeS, please provide details:
                                         name of institution                state                 program                 visa category                                passport number


10. Have you ever beeN exCluded froM previouS tertiary Study?                                                                                  yeS                     No

     If yeS, please provide details:


11. advaNCed StaNdiNg
     are you seeking advanced standing on the basis of your previous studies?                      yeS           No

     If yeS, then please attach complete details of your previous studies including a full description of each subject/unit for which you are
     applying credit.


12. iS eNgliSH your firSt laNguage?                                         yeS           No            (read on below)


part a. Was	English	the	language	of	instruction	at	Secondary	School	level:                              yeS         No

     If yeS, when did you attend Secondary School?                  From              /                          until                 /
                                                                            m    m        y   y     y    y                m    m           y       y       y       y

	    Was	English	the	language	of	instruction	at	Tertiary	level:                     yeS           No

     If yeS, when did you attend tertiary education?                From              /                           until                /
                                                                             m    m       y   y     y     y                m   m           y       y       y       y
     Please attach documentary evidence from the institution at which you studied which confirms that you studied full-time, and
     that the sole medium of instruction was English for at least one year within the last two years.

part b. Do	you	hold	an	IELTS	or	TOEfL	test	result	obtained	within	the	last	two	years?	 yeS                                     No              (If No, please complete part c)


     If you completed an IeltS test, please indicate your overall IeltS score

     IeltS sub-test scores                                                                                         test date                   /                   /
                                 listening            reading               Writing               Speaking                         d       d           m       m        y   y    y   y

     or, if you completed a toeFl test, please indicate your overall toeFl score



     tWe score                                                                                                     test date                   /                   /
                                                                                                                                   d       d           m       m        y   y    y   y
     Please attach an original or certified copy of the test result.

part C.	Do	you	intend	to	sit	for	an	English	proficiency	test	in	the	near	future?                           yeS        No

     please provide details about the intended test and the test date:
The university of new england policy on english language admission requirements can be accessed from the une International web page
http://www.une.edu.au/ipo.

13.	 PROfESSIONAL	WORK	ExPERIENCE
     If you are applying for a course that requires evidence of professional experience for admission purposes, please list your details below:

     position                                                                       employer

     From            /                        until             /
             m   m       y   y   y   y                m   m         y   y    y    y

14. profeSSioNal aSSoCiatioNS
     If you are applying for a course that requires evidence of your membership to professional associations, please list the details:

     association                                                                                        membership
15. fiNaNCial Support
       International Students intending to study full-time on-campus will need sufficient funds to meet the cost of their living expenses,
       tuition fees and overseas Student Health cover (oSHc). please indicate the type of financial support available to you:

       I am self-financed / have family support                        I will be sponsored by
                                                                                                                        name of sponsoring organisation
       Please attach an original or certified copy of support letter from sponsor.

16. diSabilitieS
       If you have any disability which may affect your learning (e.g. vision, health, mobility) you should advise the admissions manager as
       soon as possible so that the university may assist you.

       Please provide a brief statement of your needs on a separate sheet and attach this to your application form



17.	 CHECKLIST	–	HAVE	yOU...                                                     18. deClaratioN aNd SigNature
                                                                                      I
                                                                                 	 •	 	 	declare	that	the	information	I	have	supplied	on	this	form	is	correct	and	complete,	and	
            completed all relevant sections of the application?                       the official academic records provided are a true record of my academic results. I agree
                                                                                      to immediately advise the uneIa/une International of any changes to the information
            attached original or certified copies of all                              provided on this form;
            academic transcripts referred to in section 8?                            I
                                                                                 	 •	 	 	authorise	UNEIA/UNE	to	obtain	official	records	and	results	from	any	previous	
                                                                                      educational institutions I have attended;
            attached an original or certified copy of english                         I
                                                                                 	 •	 	 	declare	that	I	have	read	and	understood	the	published	course	information	in	the	relevant	
            language test results or evidence that english                            uneIa prospectus and/or uneIa/une website and that I have adequate information to
            was the language of instruction at secondary or                           proceed with the admission and/or enrolment process;
            tertiary level referred to in section 12?                                 I
                                                                                 	 •	 	 	declare	that	I	have	adequate	funds	available	to	cover	tuition	fees	and	living	expenses	(as	
                                                                                      applicable) for the duration of my degree and that I undertake to pay the prescribed tuition
            signed the declaration in section 18?                                     fee and other fees for which I am liable as part of my formal studies at uneIa/une;
                                                                                      I
                                                                                 	 •	 	 	understand	and	accept	my	obligations	to	comply	with	the	Australian	Government’s	
                                                                                      provisions for full-time on-campus international students upon enrolment at uneIa/une
                                                                                      including:
                                                                                      · agreeing to use temporary entry to australia, if granted, for study purposes only
Please forward the completed application to:                                          · agreeing that I will only be permitted to continue my study in australia if I make
                                                                                          satisfactory progress in my course
UNE International Academy                                                             · agreeing to inform uneIa/une of my australian residential address and telephone
                                                                                          number at the time of enrolment and to advise of any subsequent changes to these
G10 Bay16                                                                                 details while I am enrolled at uneIa/une
australian technology park                                                            · agreeing to return home on the completion of my study or at the expiration of my
                                                                                          temporary entry permit.
eveleigh nSW1430                                                                      I
                                                                                 	 •	 	 	agree	to	comply	with	all	the	conditions	of	admission	and	enrolment	at	UNEIA/UNE	if	
Sydney australia                                                                      admitted to candidature;
                                                                                      I
                                                                                 	 •	 	 	agree,	if	financially	sponsored,	to	permit	UNEIA/UNE	to	release	details	of	my	academic	
tel:         + 61 2 92094888                                                          progress to my sponsoring body on request;
Fax:         + 61 2 92094887                                                          I
                                                                                 	 •	 	 	understand	that	UNEIA/UNE	may	make	available	to	Commonwealth	and	State	Government	
email:       info@uneia.une.edu.au                                                    agencies any information provided by me, pursuant to obligations under the eSoS act and
                                                                                      2007 national code.
www.uneia.une.edu.au
                                                                                 applicant’s signature


                                                                                 date              /            /
                                                                                          d    d       m    m       y    y    y    y




Privacy	Policy
The university will only collect personal information, manage it, use and
disclose it in a way that complies with relevant legislation.
please note that your personal information may be given to australian
Government authorities should they request it.
more information regarding the university’s privacy Statement can be
accessed at: http://www.une.edu.au/rmo/policies/privacystatement.htm


Information is collected on this form and during your enrolment in order to meet our obligations under the eSoS act and the national code 2007; to ensure student
compliance with the conditions of their visas and their obligations under australia immigration laws generally. The authority to collect this information is contained in
the education Services for overseas Students act 2000, the education Services for overseas Students regulations 2001 and the national code of practice for registration
authorities and providers of education and training to overseas Students 2007. Information collected about you on this form and during your enrolment can be provided, in
certain circumstances, to the australian Government and designated authorities and, if relevant, the tuition assurance Scheme and the eSoS assurance Fund manager. In
other instances information collected on this form or during your enrolment can be disclosed without your consent where authorised or required by law.
                                                         POSTGRADUATE COURSES


MASTER OF PROFESSIONAL                                       PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION
                                                             Recognised by the National Institute of Accountants.
ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS
                                                             Graduates of this program may also be eligible to
PG-C • 2YR • $16,000 PA • 1, 2 & 3 • 063768G
                                                             apply for membership of the Institute of Chartered
English Language Requirement: IELTS Score of 6.0             Accountants in Australia or CPA Australia.
with no sub-band less than 5.5.                              COURSE STRUCTURE
                                                             The course requires the study of sixteen units (or 96
This award is offered to meet the needs of international     credit points) over two years.
students requiring a 2 year award. It will enable students   Suggested Study Plan
to gain professional qualifications in accounting.           Year 1
The course covers introductory as well as advanced           Semester 1
units in financial and management accounting,                GSB 701    Introductory Accounting
finance, systems, tax and company law, auditing,             GSB 728    Economics for Management
economics and business statistics.                           GSB 741    Management Information Systems
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                         GSB 748    Legal Studies
On completion of the Master of Professional Accounting       Semester 2
and Business, you would expect to work in an area of         GSB 642    Corporate Accounting
industry, commerce or government. Students who               GSB 703    Advanced Management Accounting
complete this award are eligible for Associate membership    GSB 743    Quantitative techniques for Management
of the National Institute of Accountants (NIA) and may       GSB 749    Law of Commercial Associations
be eligible for Associate membership of the Institute of
Chartered Accountants in Australia or CPA Australia.         Year 2
                                                             Semester 1
SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                                  GSB 641    Advanced Financial Accounting
Applicants for admission shall:                              GSB 644    Auditing
(a) have fulfilled all the requirements for admission to     GSB 711    Managerial Finance
    a three year degree or qualification of equivalent       GSB 750    Taxation Law
    standing at this or another university or tertiary
    institution; OR                                          Semester 2
(b) have completed the Graduate Certificate in               GSB 721    Processes of Management
    Accounting or any graduate certificate as approved       GSB 600    Strategic Management for Professional Practice
    by the Course Coordinator with a minimum Credit          GSB 731    Marketing Management
    grade average; OR                                        GSB 738    Organisational Behaviour
(c) have completed the Graduate Diploma in
    Accounting or any graduate diploma as approved by
    the Course Coordinator; OR
(d) have completed the Master of Professional
    Accounting or any Master of Professional
    Accounting as approved by the Course Coordinator.




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TOP EDUCATION’S ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSES
CRICOS Provider Name and Number: Top Education Institute 002491D




       ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES
       5-30 WEEKS • $330PW • 062855F


       The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program is a full-time course designed to prepare students for further
       academic study at the Diploma, Bachelor or Master Degree level in Australia. The course is designed as a direct
       pathway of study for academically qualified students into the Diploma, Bachelor or Master degree offered by UNE.
       Students who successfully complete their EAP enter their chosen program without further IELTS testing. The table
       below shows the recommended length of EAP study.

        Chosen Course                IeLTs enTry LeveL                                CurrenT IELTS sCore ALLow MInIMuM
                                                                                                          sTudy
        Top Education Diploma IELTS 5.5 (with no sub-band score less than 5.0) IELTS 5.0                                 10 Weeks
        UNE Bachelor Degree          IELTS 6.0 (with no sub-band score less than 5.5) IELTS 5.0/ IELTS 5.5               20 Weeks/10 Weeks
        UNE Master Degree            IELTS 6.0 (with no sub-band score less than 5.5) IELTS 5.0/ IELTS 5.5               20 Weeks/10 Weeks
       Please note this is a guide only. Students may need to spend longer in EAP if their English is not up to the desired level. On the advice of the
       Director of Studies, students may be allowed to study an equivalent EAP course at an Australian NEAS-Accredited ELICOS Centre which has been
       authorized by Top Education Institute or the University of New England


       COURSE ASSESSMENT                                                            COURSE START DATES
       Final results from the EAP course are based on                               There are course start dates every 5 weeks.
       continuous assessment and examinations. You must                             27 October 2008
       obtain a minimum 50% pass result in each of the                              1 December 2008
       assessment tasks. Assessments may include research                           12 January 2009
       reports, research essays, seminar presentations, case                        16 February 2009
       studies and examinations. Class work and assessments                         23 March 2009
       will have a business or accounting focus to prepare you                      27 April 2009
       for your further study.                                                      1 June 2009
                                                                                    3 August 2009
       COURSE REQUIREMENTS                                                          7 September 2009
       There are two EAP levels. EAP1 has an entry level
                                                                                    12 October 2009
       equivalent to IELTS 5.0 and EAP2 has an entry level
                                                                                    16 November 2009
       equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

       PACKAGED OFFER AND COE
       Students requiring English Language training prior to
       undertaking a main or principal course will be given a
       ‘packaged’ offer of study (which includes EAP and the
       chosen course) where the offer for the main course is
       conditional upon meeting English language requirements.




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ADMISSIONS INFORMATION FOR UNE COURSES

 UNE’S ENGLISH LANGUAGE                                     Please note that when students apply for a Student Visa,
 REQUIREMENTS                                               the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC)
 1.0 All students admitted to a UNE award must meet         may require additional evidence of English proficiency.
     the University’s English language requirements         If students do not meet the English language
     for admission irrespective of the study location or    requirements they may be required to undertake a
     study mode.                                            preliminary English language program.
 2.0 When an IELTS or TOEFL score is used to
                                                            ADMISSIONS PROCESS
     demonstrate English proficiency, that score must
                                                            Admission to UNE involves a number of steps as set out
     have been attained within two years of the date of
                                                            below. These steps may assist applicants through the
     application for admission.
                                                            various stages of the admission process. If applicants
 3.0 For admission to Undergraduate Awards, Post-
                                                            have any questions at any stage during the process they
     Graduate Awards by Coursework and the 4-Year
                                                            should contact UNE International Academy, ATP for
     PhD Program, at least one of the following criteria
                                                            assistance info@uneia.une.edu.au
     must be met:
                                                            1.    All international students applying to study a
     3.1    English is the student’s first language;
                                                                  full time UNE course at UNEIA must complete
     3.2    Satisfactory completion of at least one year
                                                                  UNE’s International Student Admission Form and
            of full-time or equivalent full-time study at
                                                                  submit it to UNEIA admissions for assessment.
            secondary, post-secondary or tertiary level,
                                                                  Applicants who wish to apply through one of TOP
            in which English was the sole medium of
                                                                  Education Group’s authorized agents can access
            instruction and assessment;
                                                                  the following website to locate their nearest agent:
     3.3    A pass grade or better in an English
                                                                  www.uneia.une.edu.au
            language subject at Australian Year 12 level
                                                                  Applicants should ensure that they attach
            or overseas equivalent;
                                                                  certified copies of transcripts of all relevant
     3.4    For all awards an IELTS (Academic) overall
                                                                  previous studies and evidence of English language
            score of at least 6.0 with no sub-band score
                                                                  proficiency and any other documentation
            less than 5.5 (or equivalent TOEFL score of
                                                                  requested on the application form.
            at least 550 in the Paper-Based test and no
                                                                  If documents are in a language other than English,
            less than 5 in the test of Written English;
                                                                  an officially certified English translation of each
     3.5    Satisfactory completion of the English
                                                                  document must be provided together with
            for Academic Purposes (EAP) program
                                                                  certified copies of original documents.
            at the University of New England English
                                                            2.    Upon assessment, if the application is successful
            Language Centre (ELC) or an equivalent (as
                                                                  a ‘provisional’ offer of Admission will be made
            recognised by the International Committee)
                                                                  by the admissions department at UNEIA. The
            EAP program at an Australian NEAS
                                                                  application form with other documents is
            Accredited Language Centre; or
                                                                  then forwarded to UNE, Armidale for a final
     3.6    Satisfactory completion of an English
                                                                  assessment. UNE will issue a conditional or
            communication skills program appropriate
                                                                  unconditional offer of admission, together with
            for specific programs approved, on the
                                                                  the UNE International Offer Guide and all other
            advice of the relevant Academic Director or
                                                                  information relevant to an applicant accepting
            Associate Dean (teaching and Learning), by
                                                                  their offer. UNE will advise students if their
            the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development
                                                                  application is unsuccessful.
            and International) or her/his nominee.
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ADMISSIONS INFORMATION FOR UNE COURSES

     3.   Applicants need to sign the Offer Acceptance          Upon payment of the Application Fee and Tuition
          Form and return it to International Marketing and     Deposit, the student will receive a Confirmation of
          Pathways, UNE with the required payment and           Enrolment (COE) for the duration of the UNE degree.
          any other documentation requested.                    UNE will retain the deposit in trust until the student
     4.   When International Marketing and Pathways,            completes the TOP Diploma of Business and is enrolled
          UNE receives the completed Offer Acceptance           at UNE. The student’s first semester’s tuition fees will
          Form and the required tuition fees, it will process   then be reduced by the deposit.
          payment and issue the Confirmation of Enrolment       UNE will refund the deposit only if the student
          (CoE) - the form used to apply for a Student Visa     withdraws from the TOP Diploma and no longer
          from an Australian Embassy, High Commission or        intends to study at TOP or UNE.
          the Department of Immigration and Citizenship         UNE will not refund the deposit if the student accepts
          (DIAC) as appropriate. Students must obtain a         another offer and commences with another registered
          Student Visa before they come to study full time in   provider other than TOP or completes the TOP
          Australia. Information on obtaining a Student Visa    Diploma but elects not to proceed with a UNE program.
          is available online at http://www.immi.gov.au
     5.   Upon being granted their Student Visa,
                                                                TUITION FEES
                                                                Annual Course Fees only cover the cost of tuition. They
          students intending to study should make
                                                                do not include other expenses associated with university
          travel arrangements including applying for
                                                                study such as books and equipment, accommodation
          accommodation if needed. Students should advise
                                                                and living expenses. For students successful in gaining
          UNEIA admissions staff at: info@uneia.edu.au
                                                                admissions to study a UNE degree at UNEIA the
          of their travel arrangements and request airport
                                                                Offer of Admission will list the exact tuition fees a
          reception. Current charges for airport pick up are
                                                                student should pay. The Offer of Admission will also
          $100.
                                                                list other fees payable including compulsory Overseas
     6.   Students should arrive and attend the
                                                                Student Health Cover. UNE has a fixed fee policy for
          International Student Orientation and Enrolment
                                                                on campus students. This means that students will be
          after which they will commence their formal UNE
                                                                charged the same rate of tuition fees payable in the year
          course at UNEIA.
                                                                of their initial enrolment for the normal duration of
     PACKAGED OFFERS BY UNE                                     their course. However, other changes such as Overseas
     International students wishing to study both the TOP       Student Health Cover and accommodation fees may
     Diploma of Business (one year), followed by the two        vary annually.
     year UNE Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) will
     receive two offers at the same time:
                                                                OVERSEAS STUDENT HEALTH COVER
                                                                Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is the private
     • one from the TOP Education Group for the Diploma
                                                                health insurance international students and their
         of Business, and
                                                                dependents are required to purchase as a condition of
     • one from UNE for the second and third year of the
                                                                their Student Visa. UNE currently has an agreement
         Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting). UNE’s offer
                                                                with Medibank Private, a private health fund, to
         will be conditional upon the student successfully
                                                                facilitate the provision of OSHC for international
         completing the TOP Diploma.
                                                                students. Students should note that it is a condition
     UNE will charge the student who receives a UNE offer:
                                                                of their Student Visa to maintain current OSHC for
     • a non refundable Application Fee of $120, and
                                                                the duration of their visa. Medibank Private Overseas
     • a deposit of AUD $500 towards UNE’s first
                                                                Student Health Cover pays the cost of most medical
         semester’s tuition fees.
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ADMISSIONS INFORMATION FOR UNE COURSES

 and hospital treatments that may be required while          REFUND OF TUITION FEES POLICY
 studying in Australia and will contribute to the cost       The University of New England’s refund of tuition fees
 of prescription medicines and emergency ambulance           policy is based upon and is in accordance with the
 transport. Further information about the scheme is          National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities
 located at http://www.medibank.com.au                       and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas
                                                             Students (the National Code 2007), the Education
 WORK RIGHTS
                                                             Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (ESOS Act
 Students receive permission to work with their visa
                                                             2000) and Education Services for Overseas Student
 grant. They are not permitted to work until they have
                                                             Regulations 2001 (ESOS Regulations 2001). This policy
 started their course. Students can work up to 20 hours
                                                             applies to all international students regardless of the
 a week while their course is in session (excluding any
                                                             person actually paying the fees. This policy is located at:
 work undertaken as a registered component of study
                                                             http://www.une.edu.au/imp/apply/admissionsinfo.php
 or training) and they can work unlimited hours during
 scheduled course breaks.                                    ESOS FRAMEWORK
 Family members of students are not allowed to work          International students who are intending to study on-
 until the student begins the course. They are allowed       campus in Australia should be aware that Australia’s
 to work up to 20 hours per week at all times. Family        laws promote quality education and consumer
 members of students who have started a masters or           protection. These laws are known as the ESOS
 doctorate course may work unlimited hours.                  framework and they include the Education Services for
 See: http://www.immi.gov.au/students/student-               Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000 and the National
 information.htm for more details. Students should           Code 2007. For further information about the ESOS
 contact the Department if Immigration and Citizenship       framework, students should refer to the following
 (DIAC) in Australia for the latest requirements as these    Australian Government website: http://aei.dest.gov.au/
 requirements vary.                                          AEI/ESOS/quickInfo/ESOS_frameWork_pdf

 ADVANCED STANDING                                           OBTAINING A STUDENT VISA
 Applicants wishing to apply for Advanced Standing           International students intending to study full time
 for their previous studies should complete the relevant     UNE courses at UNEIA will need to obtain a Student
 section of the International Student Admission              Visa. The Australian Department of Immigration and
 Application Form, as well as an Application for Credit      Citizenship (DIAC) website, http://www.immi.gov.au has
 (Advanced Standing) found online at http://www.une.         comprehensive information on applying for a Student
 edu.au/ for/current-students/forms/advanced-standing.       Visa to study in Australia, including application forms.
 php Students need to complete this form and provide         Please note that Student Visas granted to international
 the necessary documentation (i.e. descriptions of           students for their study in Australia have conditions
 subjects previously studied) and return it along with       attached. These are outlined in detail on the DIAC
 the International Student Application form to UNEIA         website and students’ obligations are also outlined in
 admissions at UNEIA.                                        the International Offer Guide issued with the Offer
 The university’s policy on Advanced Standing is located     of Admission. Students should regularly check the
 at the following web address: http://www.une.edu.au/        DIAC website for updated information and changes to
 policies/pdf/advancedstanding.pdf                           legislation and processing arrangements affecting their
 Students receiving Advanced Standing are still required     intention to study in Australia on a Student Visa.
 to maintain a standard full time load of 24 credit points
 per semester.
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ADMISSIONS INFORMATION FOR UNE COURSES

     MODES OF STUDY AND ASSESSMENT                              STUDENTS UNDER 18 YEARS
     METHODS                                                    International students under the age of 18 are ineligible
     UNE courses at UNEIA incorporate a number of               for admission to UNE unless they are being cared for in
     different teaching and learning approaches with            Australia by a parent or suitable nominated relative.
     students depending on the nature of their program.
                                                                COURSE COMPLETION EXPECTATIONS
     Lectures                                                   International students enrolled in UNE courses at
     Lectures are the traditional method of university          UNEIA are expected to complete their awards within
     teaching and are used to give information to a large       the normal duration of the course as specified in their
     number of students. Lectures are held in lecture           offer letter and candidature rules. UNE may allow
     theatres. The majority of lecture theatres are equipped    students to undertake no more than 25 percent of
     with modern teaching facilities including video and        their total course by distance and/or online learning.
     data projection equipment, microphone and overhead         However students may not enroll exclusively in distance
     projects and viewing screens.                              or online learning units in any compulsory study period.
                                                                There are defined compassionate and compelling
     Tutorial and Seminars                                      circumstances that the University may consider in
     These are small groups that allow students to discuss
                                                                the event that an international student is unable to
     work in more depth, led by a tutor. Tutorial groups
                                                                complete their course within the expected duration, are
     are held once a week, generally for one hour. Seminars
                                                                unable to meet attendance requirements, or wish to
     also generally occur once a week, but can be of longer
                                                                defer, suspend or cancel their enrolment. For further
     duration. These sessions are designed to give students
                                                                information please refer to: http://www.une.edu.au/imp
     the opportunity to ask questions and develop ideas
     and students are expected to actively participate in the
     discussions.

     Assessment Methods
     Methods of assessment vary for each unit but they can
     include written assessments and essays, presentations,
     group work, practical work and examinations. These
     methods are outlined in the Unit Guide for each unit
     issued to students when they enroll.




16
                                                           SERVICES AND FACILITIES
                                                  To make students feel at home in their new environment


These services include:                                         shopping, opening a bank account, getting to know the
                                                                city, its surrounds and the local transportation system.
PRE-DEPARTURE INFORMATION AND
ASSISTANCE                                                      COURSE ADVICE AND ENROLMENT
UNEIA provides information and advice about how                 ASSISTANCE
to prepare for arrival in Australia and what to expect          All university students in Australia must formally enrol
on arrival. A pre-departure kit is sent to all students         in their course, either electronically or by submitting an
before they leave their home country. Students may also         enrolment form. Enrolment for UNE courses at UNEIA
contact our friendly admissions staff via email for more        is conducted in the week prior to the commencement
information at: info@uneia.une.edu.au                           of classes each semester. During enrolment students
                                                                are given course advice to ensure they are enrolled in
AIRPORT RECEPTION AND AIRPORT
                                                                both the correct course and units of study. Assistance
PICK UP
                                                                is given throughout the process to ensure each student
New students arriving from overseas are met at Sydney
                                                                is successfully enrolled. For new students enrolment is
International Airport by UNEIA friendly staff or senior
                                                                an opportunity to meet academic administrative staff
students and are transferred by car or bus to their
                                                                and managers from both UNE and TOP and to have any
prearranged accommodation. Students are then assisted
                                                                queries or concerns resolved.
with basic needs such as changing money, telephoning
                                                                UNE’s Student Centre will also provide advice and
home, buying food and any other items. Students are
                                                                support via website, telephone or email. Further
required to make a request for airport pick-up at least
                                                                information and contact details for the UNE Student
two weeks in advance (conditions and charges apply).
                                                                Centre can be obtained at http://www.une.edu.au/for/
Contact our friendly admissions staff via email for details
                                                                current-students/#item
at: info@uneia.une.edu.au

ACCOMMODATION AND SETTLING IN                                   ORIENTATION PROGRAM
                                                                An Orientation program is conducted before classes
Our dedicated student support staff can help organise
                                                                begin and is compulsory for all newly arriving
accommodation for students in advance of their arrival.
                                                                international students. At UNEIA, orientation is
Every effort is made to enable students to acquire the
                                                                conducted by experienced staff from both UNE and
accommodation best suited to their needs. Staff will
                                                                TOP. The program includes information about UNEIA
assist students to settle quickly and successfully into their
                                                                student support services, facilities, healthcare, obtaining
accommodation and to familiarise themselves with local




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SERVICES AND FACILITIES


     legal advice; what to do in an emergency and contact         COUNSELLING SERVICE
     details of the UNE and TOP staff that can assist. In         UNEIA provides a free and confidential counselling
     addition information is given about the rights and           service. Counsellors can help students adjust to their
     responsibilities of UNE students including information       new environment, deal effectively with difficult personal
     about complaints, appeals and the legal requirements         situations and advocate on behalf of students.
     regarding study and residence in Australia. Orientation      In addition, UNE Student Assist staff and the
     also includes guidelines about how to study UNE courses      International Services Manager at UNE in Armidale are
     successfully and an introduction to Australian culture,      available for help and support via email and telephone.
     society and life. In addition to the formal processes        The International Services Manager also makes visits to
     described above, students have their first opportunity to    UNEIA during the year. Further information about UNE
     meet with fellow students and staff over some typically      Student Assist and UNE International Services can be
     Australian refreshments.                                     obtained at: http://www.une.edu.au/elis
     SOCIAL ACTIVITIES PROGRAM                                    TEACHING FACILITIES
     An ongoing social activities program runs throughout         UNEIA provides contemporary learning facilities for
     each semester and provides opportunities for students to     students studying UNE courses in Sydney. There are fully
     enjoy a range of activities outside study. These include     equipped lecture facilities with audio visual projection
     occasional weekends or one day excursions to various         equipment, small sized tutorial rooms and fully equipped
     locations in Sydney.                                         computer laboratories with fast internet access and
     ACADEMIC AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE                                appropriate software.
     SUPPORT                                                      There are study areas for groups and individuals in
     Continuing study assistance is provided by specially         addition to teaching rooms. Staff and students may
     trained staff on an individual or group basis to assist      use computers, photocopiers, television and video/
     students with note taking, referencing, essay and report     DVD players, digital cameras, scanners and audio visual
     writing, paraphrasing, grammar, oral presentations,          projectors to facilitate successful teaching and learning.
     researching, time management and exam preparation.
     UNE’s Academic Skills Office in Armidale also provides
     support online; further information and contact details
     for the UNE Academic Skills Office can be obtained at:
     http://www.une.edu.au/for/current-students/#item2

     ADDITIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE
     TRAINING
     TOP also assists students to receive additional English
     Language classes during their studies. At the end of their
     course, students will sit for a further IELTS (General)
     Test with the aim of obtaining a score of 7.0, which gives
     students 25 points towards General Skilled Migration.


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LIBRARY FACILITIES                                                 ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS
Students have access to library, photocopying, printing            Several options are available for students, including
and email services. The UNEIA Library collection                   rental accommodation, shared accommodation and
includes books, journals, audio-visual materials as well           homestay. Most international students prefer to share
as other resources and provides workspace for students.            rental accommodation to reduce costs. TOP staff assist
Students also have free access to the nearby Fisher                students to find accommodation.
Library at the University of Sydney.                               Although accommodation is usually readily available,
Online training is available in Internet and research skills.      the beginning of each semester is a very busy time and
Students also have full online access to UNE’s Dixon               accommodation may take a little longer to find during
Library in Armidale.                                               these periods. Homestay with an Australian family who
                                                                   provide accommodation and meals is a good option for
STUDENT COMMON AREAS AND                                           international students.
SPORTING FACILITIES
                                                                   The approximate cost of homestay is between A$250 to
Students at Australian Technology Park enjoy spacious
                                                                   A$290 per week. UNEIA keeps a list of real estate agents
common areas indoor and outdoor, including cafes and
                                                                   and homestay providers to assist students in making
parkland. Students also enjoy the membership of the
                                                                   necessary arrangements. Students need to make a
nearby Sports Centre of the University of Sydney.
                                                                   request for this service at least two weeks in advance and
FIRST AID FACILITIES                                               conditions and charges apply. For further information
First Aid Kits and supplies are kept on the premises.              contact UNEIA at: info@uneia.une.edu.au
TOP staff respond immediately to requests for first aid
assistance.




                                                                                          HOW TO APPLY

Admissions
UNE International Academy
G10 Bay 16
Australian Technology Park
Eveleigh NSW 1430, Australia

Should you need any further assistance:
Tel: + 61 2 92094888      Fax: + 61 2 92094887       Email: info@uneia.une.edu.au




You are required to:
•     Complete all sections of the attached Application Form
•     Attach certified copies of all academic certificates, transcripts, English language proficiency results, and any other
      relevant documents
•     Attach a certified copy of the pages of your passport bearing your signature and personal details
•     Give the completed application with attachments to one of TOPs official representatives at UNEIA or send directly
      to the above address for processing.



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THE SYDNEY LIFESTYLE

     Sydney is the largest city in Australia, with a population of around four million people. It is noted for its multicultural and
     international environment and is located on the rugged and spectacular south east coast of Australia. Set on a stunning
     harbour, Sydney is often referred to as one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Its natural beauty and mild climate make it an
     attractive destination for students and tourists alike!



          CLIMATE                                                         TRANSPORT
          Sydney can be best described as ‘Sub Tropical’. Unlike          Sydney offers various kinds of public transportation
          other parts of Australia, Sydney never gets too hot or          including trains, buses, light rail, monorail, ferries and
          too cold. Winters are pleasant and summers are hot              taxis. Sydney Buses and City Rail reach every part of
          with a huge number of options to cool down, thanks to           Sydney; providing a convenient and affordable service.
          Sydney’s location on the Australian coastline.
                                                                          PEOPLE
           Summer        Autumn        Winter       Spring                Sydney has a rich cosmopolitan culture, with people
           Dec - Feb     Mar - May     June - Aug Sep - Nov               from many countries, including the UK, New Zealand,
                                                                          Italy, Greece, China, Korea, India, the Philippines,
           Hot           Warm          Cold         Suny and Cool
                                                                          Indonesia, Russia, Vietnam, Thailand, South Africa and
           26˚C - 43˚C 19˚C - 35˚C 6˚ - 18˚C        23˚C - 38˚C
                                                                          the Pacific Islands. Generally, Australians are friendly
                                                                          and tolerant of the many different cultures residing in
          CLOTHING
                                                                          Sydney.
          The sun in Australia can be very fierce, so if you plan
          on arriving in the summer time, wear plenty of high             OTHER ATTRACTIONS
          factor sunscreen and a hat. Lightweight clothing, such          Sydney is the financial and business capital of Australia
          as t-shirts, shorts, light cotton pants and dresses are         and is also a significant domestic and international
          desirable.                                                      tourist destination. It is regularly declared to be one
          Arriving during winter shouldn’t be much of a problem           of the most beautiful and livable cities in the World.
          either, as the temperature is often in the high ‘teens’         Sydney has it all, from the Opera House to museums,
          and sometimes low 20s. Warm woollen sweaters                    from a multitude of outdoor activities to shopping.
          and jackets will be needed to keep you reasonably               For the culinary connoisseur you have the fish markets
          comfortable in winter.                                          and Chinatown along with thousands of restaurants
                                                                          offering cuisine from China, Japan, Lebanon, Turkey,
                                                                          Europe, Thailand, India and many others. Sydney has so
                                                                          many things to see and do. Sydney locals passionately
                                                                          support sports such as rugby, tennis, cricket and
                                                                          surfing. Sydney is a dynamic and exciting place and you
                                                                          won’t be disappointed!




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LIVING COSTS IN SYDNEY                                            You may spend more or less, depending on the course you
Australia is a sophisticated, friendly and affordable country     choose to study, where you choose to live and your lifestyle.
which enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the        The individual figures above are approximate costs for
world. The average international student in Australia spends      Sydney and exclude tuition fees. Married students will need
between A$360 -$480 per week on:                                  to add approximately A$8,000 per annum for a spouse, plus
                                                                  A$3,000 per annum for each dependent child. Full school
 Accommodation $130 - $180 Costs depend on the type of            fees are payable for dependent children.
                           accommodation you choose,
                           and how close to the city              Note the expenditure table is only a guide.
                           center you live. For most
                           accommodation choices, a
                           refundable bond of 4 weeks
                           rent in advance is required.

 Food               $90 - $110    Assumes you cook most
                                  food, with the occasional
                                  cafe meal.
 Clothing           $20 - $40
 Entertainment      $20           Your UNE student card can
                                  be used for a discount at
                                  cinemas, museums etc.
 Transport          $30           Cost of a weekly train
                                  ticket for stations within 30
                                  minutes of UNEIA.
 Telephone          $20           Phone cards to call home are
                                  approximately $5.
 Textbooks and      $20           The details of where and how
 Stationery                       to purchase textbooks will be
                                  made available at enrolment.
 Incidental Costs   $30 - $60
 Total              $360 - $480
                                                                              UNE International Academy
                                                                              G10 Bay16
                                                                              Australian Technology Park
                                                                              Eveleigh NSW1430
                                                                              Australia
                                                                              Tel: + 61 2 92094888
                                                                              Fax: + 61 2 92094887
                                                                              Email: info@uneia.une.edu.au
                                                                              www.uneia.une.edu.au
                                                                              CRICOS Provider Name and Number:
                                                                              University of New England 00003G



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* The information provided in this brochure was correct at the time of
printing. The University of New England reserves the right to change course
contents and units. Please contact UNEIA directly to confirm information.

				
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