Information for international students – ABILITY English – Best English Course | Sydney & Melbourne Colleges

Australia is currently the third most popular destination for international students in the English-speaking world. (Source: Many international students choose to study here because of the cultural diversity, friendly laid-back people, excellent education system and high standard of living.

The Australian Government operates an Overseas Student Program (OSP) that enables people who are not a New Zealand citizen, an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident to apply for a student visa and study in Australia.

Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS)

Department of Home Affairs is responsible for making decisions on student visa applications and administering the Student Visa Program and other immigration-related legislation.

The provision of education to international students is regulated by the Department of Education through the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) legislative framework. The department have made available a brief overview of the ESOS Framework, including the rights and responsibilities of international students.

Our English language courses

English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) prepare students for a successful career or for direct entry to our partners programs.

Elementary to advanced courses are available and range in duration. New courses start every five weeks.

The length of the course is based on the student's current level of English and whether he or she wants to continue with another course at our pathway partners or MEGT Institute. A start date is recommended on the letter of offer.

The indicative course fees shown under this link apply to international students for the relevant standard course duration only. They are based on a standard study load. However, please note that fees are assessed according to different factors including the student's study load, current special promotions, duration of studies and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted. Instalment plan is available upon request, you may view the details here. Please contact us for market and country specific tuition fees and special promotions: