How to Apply
1. Applicants must complete an application form, submission of either a digital (website) or hard copy application is acceptable. Digital applications may be made via the Online Application Form.
2. International students may wish to apply via an Agent Representative who can assist with the application process. View a list of Aspire Institute approved Agent Representatives here.
3. Domestic (Australian) students may wish to apply through UAC.
Documents required for an application
Applications must include:
- Completed application form
- Original or certified academic evidence
- Copy of passport or birth certificate
- Original or certified English language proficiency (if applicable)
- Original or certified work experience evidence (if applicable)
- Other documentary evidence as requested
Translation of application documents
All official document in any language other than English must also be accompanied by an official translation into English bearing the stamp and signature of a certified translator. Translators in Australia must be certified by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI).
A certified document is a copy of an original document that has been certified as being a true copy of the original by an authorised person.
It is signed and stamped “This is a true copy of the original document sighted by me”
The person certifying the photocopies must sign it and print the following details: Name, Contact number, Date of verification and/or Official stamp or seal of the verifier
Authorised persons for purposes of certification
- ICMS representative (in-country representative, area manager, recruitment team member)
- Institution “preferred” agent
- Bank manager
- Justice of the Peace
- Minister of religion
- Principal of a college or school
- Barrister, solicitor or patent attorney
- An authorised translator
- A representative or the Registrar or Academic Affairs Officer or equivalent from the institution that originally issued the document(s)
- An authorised officer of an Australia overseas diplomatic mission
- Police officer in charge of a police station, or of rank of sergeant and above
- Public Notary Office (Chinese: 公证处 Pinyin:gōng zhèng chù) – a subordinate agency of the Ministry of Justice of the Peoples Republic of China
- Any member of Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA) that is endorsed by an ICMS country manager
What is an ‘official transcript’?
A record of a student’s final academic results which issued by an institution, on official transcript paper, and signed by an authorised officer (and may bear an official stamp).
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applicants will not be allowed to arrive and start their course any later than Wednesday of the second week of class (or Monday of the second week for some courses) as determined by the Registrar.
Your Letter of Offer
Upon assessment of your application, a Letter of Offer (or Letter of Decline) will be issued.
Applicants who are currently enrolled in a qualifying course, such as high school or college studies or an English language program, and whose final results are not available at the time of application, can only be assessed on the available information. In this case, a conditional (provisional) letter of offer may be made. Once an applicant’s results are received and the applicant meets the entry requirements, an unconditional offer can be made.
Incomplete applications cannot be processed. Submitting an incomplete application may cause unnecessary delays in processing.
How to accept your offer
Applicants who wish to accept an offer to a course must do so by the means specified in their Letter of Offer.
Accepting an offer – domestic applicants
Fees payable: Domestic applicants are not required to pay a fee to secure their enrolment at the institution. All fees are to be paid by the applicants individually during their Orientation Week or as required.
Letter of acceptance: A Letter of Acceptance will be issued upon meeting all conditions stated on the Letter of Offer and receipt of the signed acceptance declaration.
Accepting an offer – international applicants
This institution participates in the Streamlined Visa Processing (SVP) program established by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA). The institution must ensure international applicants are Genuine Students (GS) and Genuine Temporary Entrants (GTE).
A Letter of Acceptance and Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) will only be issued upon meeting the following:
- satisfying conditions of entry;
- signed and dated Acceptance of Offer and Written Agreement
- completion of the required sections in the GTE form while meeting the Genuine Student (GS) and Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements;
- Completed CoE Request Form; and
- applicable deposit fees paid;
Upon receipt of the acceptance letter and deposit we’ll issue you a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) for your visa application.
Complete your visa application and then you are done – we will welcome you in Sydney!
Need to Withdraw?
All information regarding withdrawal can be found in the Withdrawal Procedures.
Need to Defer?
All information regarding withdrawal can be found in the Deferral Procedures.