Australia offers an exciting and multicultural environment for international students to pursue their studies. Students from all over the world come to Australia to study at William Blue because of the college’s exceptional reputation for producing successful graduates.
Courses offered at William Blue include Hospitality, Culinary Management, Tourism and English. With a stunning campus located in the hospitality and tourism centre of Sydney – The Rocks, – and featuring views of the famous Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, you will learn the art of hospitality while enjoying the benefits of studying in one of Australia’s most popular tourist locations. For information on Course Fees, please download here.
All of our programs include periods of Industry Placements with most placements in operational roles in hotels and restaurants being paid in Australia, which can be a great way to support your fees.
Living in Australia
Australia is known around the world for being an incredible place to live. The locals are friendly and it is a very safe place to live, with a strong economy and stable political environment. Australia has a pleasant year-round climate, with warm summers and mild winters, making it a great place to enjoy an outdoor lifestyle. Living in Sydney is comparable to major European or Asian cities. For information on living in Australia, including indicative costs of living and accommodation options, please download our International Course Guide.
For information on student visas, please visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection at www.immi.gov.au/students/
Working in Australia
International students are eligible to work 40 hours per fortnight during the term and full-time during term break on their student visa. To work in Australia, you are required to have a tax file number (TFN). The TFN identifies you to the Australian Tax Department and ensures that you are taxed appropriately. You will be asked to include your TFN when completing a Tax Declaration Form on commencement of employment. You can obtain a TFN by completing an Application for Tax File Number available online at www.ato.gov.au or from any Australia Post office.
How to Apply
STEP 1. Submit your documents to your Agent or to our or International Enrolment Support team.» Download the application form.
» Photocopy of your passport
» Authenticated* academic records (high school certificate or higher level qualifications)
» IELTS Academic test result or equivalent
» Any additional documentation to support your application (e.g. your résumé, references and/or Course Credit Application form)
» Any additional documents required for your course
STEP 2. Receive Offer Letter.
STEP 3. Sign the Acceptance of Offer and Written Agreement and return to your Agent or our Admissions Department.
STEP 4. The Australian Department of Home Affairs considers each student visa application on their individual merits. Speak with your Agent or our Admissions Department to see if you need to start your visa application before or after paying a deposit for your course. You can also find information online at www.immi.gov.au/students/
STEP 5. Pay the deposit indicated on your offer letter.
STEP 6. The College will secure your place in the course and issue an Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE).
STEP 7. Submit your student visa application to your nearest Australian Embassy, Mission or Consulate (see www.immi.gov.au/contacts/offices.htm).
STEP 8. Send a copy of your visa to your agent or the International Enrolment Support team.