About Aspire Institute

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Aspire Institute

In Sydney, Australia

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Aspire Institute

The place to be

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Aspire Institute

In Sydney, Australia

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Aspire Institute

Mixing with the stars

About Aspire Institute

Aspire offers higher education undergraduate and postgraduate courses as stand-alone qualifications or, should you wish to further your studies, you could choose to use your qualification as a pathway into a bachelor or other program at the International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) , or one of the distinguished Australian universities and colleges that Aspire has partnership with.

For those not quite ready for a one-year Diploma course, Aspire also offers the Australian Foundation Program – your stepping stone to higher education if you have not completed the final year of high school. This qualification is the equivalent to Australian high school year 12.

Aspire English programs are ideal for students who meet the academic requirements for our pathways but need or would like additional English language proficiency before commencing study. Students will develop the essay and report writing, presentation and critical thinking skills in English that are required for success in undergraduate study.

As a registered training organisation, Aspire Institute also delivers nationally accredited vocational training courses. Successful course completion provides students with a nationally recognised award that improves their employment prospects.

View all courses offered here.

Why Aspire

You are worth more than your high school results
At Aspire Institute we believe in education for all. We love to see our students succeed. You will thrive in a learning environment that rewards the commitment you have made to furthering your education. We aren’t just about providing you with the education you deserve; we are about people, support, and making your professional aspirations a reality. We are here to support you with the very best in academic support and student care. We help you find your academic strengths and nurture them with small class sizes, highly experienced lecturers, and ongoing academic support including a Student Success Centre and English language support services.

Start at Aspire, finish at university
Aspire Institute is your pathway to university / college. Choosing from universities / colleges of distinction including UTS, UOW, Griffith Uni, UWS, and ICMS, you will use your Aspire Institute diploma to jump straight into the second year of university study or a degree at the International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS)

Aspire Institute is your community
As an Aspire Student you are part of the wider  ICMS community. Your global career starts here as you make friends and network with students from more than 50 countries. We encourage a happy balance between study and your spare time. We work hard and play hard with exceptional student experiences outside the classroom including tours, sports, student societies and opportunities to make a close community of friends.

Campuses

Northern Beaches Campus:

Fondly known as “the castle on the hill” (where the Hollywood blockbuster The Great Gatsby was filmed and where Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban were married), the ‘castle’ is a Sydney landmark dating back to the 19th Century. This campus is a five-minute walk to famous Manly beach and Manly’s CBD, well known for its shopping precinct, cafés, restaurants and beachside lifestyle. A few minutes’ walk in the other direction will lead you to the foreshores of the harbour. There are harbour side bush walks to explore, extending more than 50 kilometres north and south. The ‘castle’ is also close enough to Sydney city – 17 minutes by fast ferry from Manly ferry wharf.

As an Aspire student, you have access to facilities on campus include computer laboratories, tennis and basketball courts, café, bar and restaurant. Free wireless internet is available throughout the buildings of the campus. Lectures are held at the Northern Beaches Campus for the following courses:

Esplanade Campus:

Brilliantly located campus overlooking the harbour on East Esplanade in Manly. This campus is in the heart of Manly village, well known for its shopping precinct, cafés, restaurants and beachside lifestyle and is located 200m from the ferry and bus stop. Courses delivered here:

City Campus:

A contemporary training and executive education centre, which showcases a vibrant and innovative learning environment, with expansive classrooms, modern study areas and an abundance of natural light, as well as complimentary refreshment facilities. Studying at the City Campus, within the heart of Sydney, offers students the most exciting start to a successful business career. Courses delivered here:

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DR Dominic Szambowski, CEO and President – Executive Management Group

Rowan Courtney-O’Connor, Chief Operation Officer – Executive Management Group

Dr Margot McNeill, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) – Executive Management Group

GOVERNANCE AND LEADERSHIP

To view Aspire Institute’s governance and leadership policies please click here.
www.icms.edu.au/governance-and-leadership