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International Students: 7 steps to apply to study at ACAP
Please ensure you have read and understood the policies, procedures and terms set out in the ACAP Student Handbook.
Click here to view ACAP’s general admission information.
Complete the below forms. Please make sure you complete all forms electronically.
Attach certified copies of all academic qualifications including school and English language test results and any relevant employment documents. Please ensure that your current name is added to any documents obtained under a former name and that certified translations accompany documents that are not in English.
Copies can be certified by:
- a Justice of the Peace
- an authorised ACAP representative
- an Australian Diplomatic Mission or
- an Australian Education Centre
Submit your Application form and any relevant written statements. Please refer to course entry requirements.
Locked Bag 11
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
+61 2 8236 8071
Or by email:
Note: The Application form will ask you to indicate your intended Overseas Student Health Coverage (OSHC) arrangements. The College can arrange your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) on your behalf with the College’s preferred provider – Allianz Global Assistance OSHC.
All international students must have an OSHC policy for the whole duration of their student visa. The insurance must commence from the date of arrival in Australia on a student visa and must be in effect until the student leaves Australia or moves to a non-student visa subclass. OSHC is a compulsory insurance that provides cover for the cost of medical and hospital care which you may incur while in Australia. It is a requirement of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) that you purchase OSHC for the entire period of your student visa. Please note: OSHC does not cover any pre-existing conditions (such as pregnancy or prior illness).
In some instances, for us to assess your application you will need to speak to a staff member either via telephone, face-to-face or via Skype. If we do need to talk to you, one of our staff will contact you to arrange a suitable time.
If your application is successful, you will receive a Letter of Offer – Agreement from ACAP, within approximately five days, explaining the course you have been offered, any conditions if attached to the offer, how to enrol and the commencement date. You may be requested to provide additional evidence and declarations to the College as part of undertaking Step 7 below.
In order to accept the offer of a place, you need to return your signed Letter of Offer – Agreement, as well as any other requested documentation and pay all requested fees listed in the Letter of Offer – Agreement under Fees Payable Now. These fees will include (but may not be limited to) a non-refundable Enrolment fee of AUD$250 (this is an administrative fee) and, if applicable your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) fees. Payment may be made as instructed in your Letter of Offer – Agreement.
On receipt of your signed Letter of Offer – Agreement and confirmation of your having made all due payments, and subject to your meeting any other offer conditions outlined in your Letter of Offer (if applicable), your place at ACAP will be confirmed in writing and you will receive a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE). This CoE must be submitted with your application for a student visa.
LOCATIONS: International students can choose to study selected courses offered on ACAP's Sydney, Brisbane, or Melbourne campuses.
Should you require further information, please contact ACAP:
E [email protected]
T 1800 039 139 or +61 2 9964 6170
ACAP has been delivering specialist courses in applied psychology and related disciplines since 1983.
We currently have over 5,500 students studying on campus and online.
We have approximately 100 international students from a wide range of countries studying with us.
Since 2007, ACAP has been a UNICEF Corporate Champion for Children. We contribute to UNICEF’s development programs in over 150 countries and territories.