ENGLISH LANGUAGE GUIDE 2019 - Western Sydney University

 
ENGLISH LANGUAGE GUIDE 2019 - Western Sydney University
ENGLISH
LANGUAGE
GUIDE
2019
ENGLISH LANGUAGE GUIDE 2019 - Western Sydney University
CONTENT
          Who we are                                                 4

          What we do                                                 4

          Did you know?                                              4

          Why you should choose English at The College                7

          Get ready for your future                                   7

          Experts in English language education                       7

          Pathway to university                                       7

          All the learning support you need                           7

          Our campus                                                  8

          Learning and teaching facilities                            9

          Additional facilities                                       9

          Accommodation                                               9

          Our English Language offerings                             12

          Academic English for Tertiary Studies                      13

          Advanced Academic English skills                           13

          Master of Teaching Direct Entry English Program (MTDEEP)   13

          General English                                            13

          IELTS Preparation course                                   13

          IELTS Test Centre                                          13

          Packaging programs                                         13

          English entrance test                                      13

          Teaching English to Speakers of other languages            14

          Study Tour Programs                                        15

          English 2019 calendar                                      16

          English Requirements for Academic Programs                 17

          The College English Language programs                      18

          How to apply                                               20
ENGLISH LANGUAGE GUIDE 2019 - Western Sydney University
YOUR
EXPERIENCE
STARTS NOW
    “We focus on preparing students for
    undergraduate and postgraduate
    study by developing their academic,
    learning and study skills… providing
    a flexible student-centred approach
    to teaching and learning.”

    Welcome to Western Sydney University, The College. I am delighted that you have
    chosen us to share this new experience with you. This is another step towards a great and
    successful career.

    The College is the perfect bridge for domestic and international students transitioning
    from secondary school to the high-quality degree programs at Western Sydney University.

    Our English language and pathway programs are designed to prepare you for both further
    University study and working life. All our programs are delivered by skilled, passionate and
    dedicated teachers at each of our vibrant campuses.

    As a student at The College, you are a member of the Western Sydney University
    community and have access to the extensive range of services and facilities.

    Everything we do is dedicated to your success. We commit to provide you with the best in
    teaching and academic support. Importantly, we will ensure you are well-prepared for your
    transition to university.

    We look forward to welcoming you to The College and we are interested in your journey.
    Please let us know how we can support you to be successful.

    Nicolene Murdoch

    Chief Executive Officer, Western Sydney University The College
ENGLISH LANGUAGE GUIDE 2019 - Western Sydney University
ABOUT
             Who we are
             The College is a not-for-profit company
             wholly-owned by Western Sydney University.
             It was established in 2006 from two pre-
             existing education facilities in which Western

WESTERN
             Sydney University had a majority interest.

             From the foundations of these two education
             facilities, The College has over 20 years of experience
             in providing English and Academic Pathway
             Programs to domestic and international students.

SYDNEY
             This experience enables The College to provide high-
             quality education opportunities and our relationship
             with Western Sydney University allows us to leverage
             expertise and resources from the University. This
             is why students from around the globe rank The
             College and Western Sydney University as their

UNIVERSITY
             preferred education destinations in Australia.

             What we do
             We focus on preparing students for undergraduate
             and postgraduate study by developing their
             academic, learning and study skills through a

THE
             range of programs. This means providing a flexible
             student-centred approach to teaching and learning.

             The College offers the following choices:
             ≥≥ Academic Pathway Programs including
                University Foundation Studies and

COLLEGE
                integrated Diploma/ Bachelor courses
             ≥≥ Associate Degree Programs
             ≥≥ English Language Programs
             ≥≥ Study Tours

PREPARING
             ≥≥ English Language Entrance Test and preparation
                courses including IELTS (International English
                Language Testing System), and Pearson (PTE)
             ≥≥ Professional and community short courses.

             We develop, design and deliver programs that support

FOR YOUR
             students to succeed in studying and in their chosen
             careers. As a result, there are high levels of satisfaction,
             retention and progression among students.

             Did you know?
             COLLABORATION

FUTURE
             The College has collaborated with a number
             of Australian and international organisations
             with the aim of:
             ≥≥ creating and delivering tailored programs
             ≥≥ providing professional development
                programs, and
             ≥≥ validating teaching and learning programs.

             The focus of these collaborative partnerships is to
             explore and promote innovation in teaching and
             learning, as well as to benchmark against world’s
             best practice methodologies and processes.

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WHY YOU
Get ready for your future
The College English Language Program offers
a range of courses that suit every level of
competency. These courses are taught at the
brand new Sydney Olympic Park campus by

                                                        SHOULD
highly qualified TESOL (teachers of English to
Speakers of Other Languages) teachers.

The teaching and course content is focused on the
specific academic skills you will use as a university
student including report and assignment writing,

                                                        CHOOSE
critical and analytical thinking, studying and
learning methods, and public speaking skills for
tutorial presentations.

Experts in English
language education
The College has over 20 years of experience
in providing English and Academic Pathway
Programs to domestic and international students.
                                                        ENGLISH AT
                                                        WESTERN
The College has built a national and international
reputation for excellence on the results we deliver.
The College is a member of English Australia
and University English Centres Australia (UECA)
and all of our English Programs are accredited
with TEQSA and have quality endorsement by
the National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS)

                                                        SYDNEY
Limited Australia.

The College is also certified by the Australian
Government (CRICOS Provider Code 02851G),
which means we are licensed to teach English
to international students.

Pathway to university
The College is dedicated to helping students
succeed. Our courses provide direct entry into
University Foundation Studies and Diploma
                                                        UNIVERSITY
                                                        THE COLLEGE
programs at The College, and undergraduate
and postgraduate degrees at Western Sydney
University.

All the learning support
you need
Our dedicated academic coordinators closely
follow your progress to ensure you receive the
support you need to succeed in your English
language studies and achieve your academic
and career goals.

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OUR CAMPUSES

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Sydney Olympic Park Campus
The College’s Sydney Olympic Park campus is where we
teach our English Language Programs.

Our facilities include lecture and tutorial rooms,
computer labs, Internet access, academic and social
support services, food outlets, a student common
room and prayer rooms. Students enjoy a wide range
of affordable cafes and international restaurants only a
short walk away.

The Sydney Olympic Park campus is a brand new,
state-of-the-art facility located just 20 minutes from
the Sydney CBD and next to Sydney Olympic Park train
station, as well as many connecting bus services.

The campus is in the heart of Sydney’s famous
Olympic precinct, with a bustling cafe and restaurant
district, impressive stadiums and sporting facilities,
entertainment venues, parks, medical centres, banks,
retail shops and open spaces that will allow you to enjoy
the true Australian lifestyle.

Bankstown Campus
Located in Milperra, the Bankstown campus provides a
warm, friendly, multicultural environment with modern,
spacious buildings and landscaped gardens.

Bankstown campus is where we teach our English
Language program MTDEEP, as well as our University
Foundation and our Diploma courses.

By car: From Sydney CBD, take the M5 South West
Motorway and take the Henry Lawson Drive exit. Turn
right onto Henry Lawson Drive. Turn right into
Bullecourt Avenue to enter the campus.

Nearest train stations: Revesby (transfer to bus),
Bankstown (transfer to bus).

Learning and Teaching
Facilities
Both our Sydney Olympic Park and Bankstown
campuses offer modern facilities including new lecture
and tutorial rooms, computer laboratories and internet
access. Students can enjoy collaborative learning spaces
and all the teacher support required.

Additional Facilities
Both campuses offer academic and social support
services, student lounges and collaborative learning
spaces.

Accommodation
Students can live in Western Sydney University Villages,
through rented apartments or houses, or in homestay
accommodation with an Australian family.

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OUR
     ENGLISH
     LANGUAGE
     OFFERINGS
     Whether you want to improve
     your general communication
     skills, pass an important
     exam or attend an English-
     speaking university, we have
     a course for you. Choose from
     English for Academic Purposes
     (EAP), Communicating in
     English (General English
     (GE)), Advanced Academic
     English, and IELTS and Pearson
     Preparation courses.

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ACADEMIC ENGLISH FOR TERTIARY STUDIES                                             COMMUNICATING IN ENGLISH (GENERAL ENGLISH)
(CRICOS Code 082069M)                                                             (CRICOS CODE 082210M)
Academic English for Tertiary Studies has been specifically designed to           The General English program prepares students for effective English
develop ESL students’ English proficiency to enable them to communicate           language communication. The program is designed to develop English
confidently, express ideas effectively and achieve rhetorical competence          proficiency from a beginner level through to an advanced level, and teaches
incrementally so that they attain a level of language proficiency                 students how to communicate effectively in everyday society.
corresponding to the standard required for entry to Australian tertiary
educational institutions.                                                         Each course runs in 10-week blocks and includes 20 hours of face-to-face
                                                                                  classroom time per week.
This course has five modules, English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 1 to EAP 5,
catering for Pre-Intermediate to Advanced English level students. Each module     IELTS PREPARATION COURSE
consists of 10 weeks and includes 20 hours per week of face-to-face teaching.
                                                                                  For students wanting to enter university within Australia and overseas or
≥≥ EAP 1 - This course provides a bridge between general English skills           needing an IELTS certificate for visa or Australian immigration purposes,
   and academic skills in reading, listening, speaking and writing. During        the English Language Program also offers an IELTS Preparation Course.
   the course, students will concentrate on basic grammar and sentence            This course provides you with skills and confidence in test taking for
   structure, leading to more complex texts.                                      both modules as well as an understanding of the IELTS practice test. It
≥≥ EAP 2 - EAP 2 provides students with a foundation in academic writing,         also prepares you for all four skills tested (reading, writing, listening and
   reading, listening and speaking skills through general coursework, oral        speaking). This course runs only on Saturdays.
   presentations, factual reports and regular assignments.
≥≥ EAP 3 - This level consolidates students’ understanding of a range of          ENGLISH TEST CENTRE
   academic texts and builds on the skills developed in the EAP 2 course.         The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and Pearson Test
≥≥ EAP 4 - EAP 4 extends students’ proficiency in academic English with           of English (PTE) are international English tests used for entry to universities
   opportunities to strengthen their language and critical literacy skills in     and other educational institutions, both within Australia and overseas.
   preparation for tertiary study.
                                                                                  The Test Centre is located at our Sydney Olympic Park campus which is very
≥≥ EAP 5 - EAP 5 allows students to further develop their language skills in      close to public transport and amenities.
   academic writing, reading, listening and speaking to a competent level.
   It is excellent preparation for the university environment. Students who       The IELTS Test is delivered at Sydney Olympic Park, Bankstown and
   successfully complete EAP 5 do not need to take any further English            Parramatta City campuses.
   language tests to gain entry to their study at Western Sydney University.
                                                                                  The Pearson Test is delivered at Sydney Olympic Park campus.
ADVANCED ACADEMIC ENGLISH SKILLS                                                  Test Centre contact details:
(CRICOS CODE 082209D)
                                                                                  Phone: (02) 9685 9709
This program has two components:                                                  Website: westernsydney.edu.au/thecollege/ielts
≥≥ Module A: Reading and Writing, and
                                                                                  PACKAGING PROGRAMS
≥≥ Module B: Listening and Speaking.
                                                                                  The College English courses can be packaged with University Foundation
Module A provides students with the intensive writing and reading practice        Studies and/or Diploma courses as well as Western Sydney University
they need. It is designed for students who either have IELTS (Academic) 6.5       degrees. One of the advantages of packaged programs is that only one visa
or above but only a 5.5 in reading and writing, or need to polish their reading   is required for the entire study period at Western Sydney University. Where
and writing skills before entry to tertiary studies.                              a package includes English, no further external English test will be necessary
                                                                                  before beginning your next course at The College or Western Sydney
This module runs for six weeks and includes 20 hours of face-to-face              University
classroom time per week.

Module B focuses on providing students with high level spoken communication       ENGLISH ENTRANCE TEST
skills for work or further study. It is designed to help improve fluency,         The College offers an English language testing service to determine whether
pronunciation and public speaking skills. It combines well with Module A.         you have the English language skills required for direct entry to Western
                                                                                  Sydney University and The College. The two-hour English Entrance Test will
This module runs over four weeks and includes 20 hours of face-to-face            assess your English skills in listening, reading and writing.
classroom time per week.

MASTER OF TEACHING DIRECT ENTRY ENGLISH PROGRAM (MTDEEP)
(CRICOS CODE 084618D)
This program is designed to bridge this gap and provide an integrated skills
program of listening, speaking, reading and writing to develop students’
English language proficiency to an overall 7.5 IELTS with a minimum 8 in
Speaking and Listening and minimum of 7 in Reading and Writing.

The course incorporates practice in academic study skills and practice
in language skills particularly pertinent to teaching in the Australian
school sector.

It runs over 12 weeks and includes 20 hours of face-to-face classroom time
per week.

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English language Study Tour Programs –
for professional , educational and
cultural purposes

About Study Tours                                     English Language Centre                              Services
The College short-term English language Study         The College English Language Centre has              Each tour has a coordinator to ensure the
Tour Programs provide intensive English language      extensive experience in designing specifically       professional delivery of the program and to
tuition for professionals and students. Every         focused short courses for vocational, tertiary       provide the pastoral care that is essential for
course is designed to meet the specific needs         and cultural purposes. These courses combine         making the program a success.
of each client group – allowing you to develop        intensive English language tuition with:
English language and professional skills in an                                                             Components of the Study Tour Program include:
English speaking environment.                         ≥≥ university studies in
                                                                                                           ≥≥ airport meet and greet services
                                                          ≥≥ Law
More than just English                                    ≥≥ Finance
                                                                                                           ≥≥ airport transfers
                                                                                                           ≥≥ interpreters (when needed)
The College understands that not all groups               ≥≥ Interpreting & Translation
come to Australia solely for English studies. Many                                                         ≥≥ program orientation
corporations and educational institutions look for        ≥≥ Nursing & Medicine
an international experience, combining English                                                             ≥≥ a language assessment test
                                                          ≥≥ Business Studies
Language Studies with focused learning in a                                                                ≥≥ homestay accommodation or fully furnished
specific business or educational field.                   ≥≥ Arts                                             self-catered apartments
The College has the expertise to design and               ≥≥ Teacher Training (Teachers of English to      ≥≥ access to campus facilities including student
deliver fully customised, interactive English                Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL))             counsellors, computers and library
Language Study Tour Programs that can run over
several days or several months. These programs            ≥≥ Forensic Science                              ≥≥ transport to excursions, site visits and activities
present a wide range of activities — including site   ≥≥ corporate training in
visits, lectures and excursions — to ensure that                                                           ≥≥ cultural site visits, discipline specific University
your group has every opportunity to consolidate           ≥≥ Travel and Tourism                               lectures, meetings and training by industry
the professional and language skills they need.                                                            ≥≥ a graduation ceremony
                                                          ≥≥ the aviation industry (flight attendants)
                                                      ≥≥ testing services in                               ≥≥ certificates of achievement.

                                                          ≥≥ IELTS preparation
                                                                                                           Contact us
                                                          ≥≥ Pearson preparation
                                                                                                           For further information, including a sample Study
                                                      ≥≥ cultural studies and English language             Tour Program itinerary, please contact us at
                                                         immersion for                                     studyenglish@westernsydney.edu.au
                                                          ≥≥ senior high school, college, and university
                                                             students (course for credit)
                                                          ≥≥ managers and executive personnel.

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STUDY TOUR
     PROGRAM
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ENGLISH
2019 CALENDAR
     COURSE                                             START               FINISH              PERIOD

Academic English for Tertiary Studies

≥≥EAP 1                                                 11 February 2019    19 April 2019

≥≥EAP 2                                                 23 April 2019       28 June 2019        10 weeks

≥≥EAP 3                                                 8 July 2019         13 September 2019

≥≥EAP 4                                                 16 September 2019   22 November 2019

≥≥EAP 5                                                 25 November 2019*   14 February 2020*   *12 weeks

Advanced Academic English Skills                        7 January 2019      15 February 2019
Module A: Reading and Writing
                                                        23 April 2019       31 May 2019

                                                        3 June 2019         12 July 2019        6 weeks

                                                        14 October 2019     22 November 2019

                                                        6 January 2020      14 February 2020

Advanced Academic English Skills                        3 June 2019         28 June 2019
Module B: Listening and Speaking                                                                4 weeks
                                                        25 November 2019    20 December 2019

Communicating in English                                11 February 2019    19 April 2019

                                                        23 April 2019       28 June 2019        (Students can enter every
                                                                                                Monday for the general
                                                        8 July 2019         13 September 2019   English course.)

                                                        16 September 2019   22 November 2019

                                                        25 November 2019*   14 February 2020*   *11 weeks

Master of Teaching Direct Entry English Program         18 March 2019       7 June 2019
                                                                                                12 weeks
                                                        16 September 2019   6 December 2019

* Christmas break: 21 December 2019 to 5 January 2020

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ENGLISH                                                                        All international students must have a good command of written and
                                                                               spoken English.

REQUIREMENTS                                                                   English not your first language?
                                                                               If English is not your first language you are required to demonstrate proficiency
                                                                               by achieving the prescribed level in an approved English examination or test

FOR ACADEMIC
                                                                               before you can receive a full offer of admission. See table below.

                                                                               English is your first language?

PROGRAMS
                                                                               If your first language is English or if you can provide satisfactory evidence that
                                                                               your secondary or tertiary studies were undertaken in English, you may be
                                                                               considered to have met the Western Sydney University English requirements.

     PROGRAM/DISCIPLINE                                                 IELTS (Academic version only)      TOEFL

                                                                                                           PAPER                       INTERNET
                                                                                                           BASED SCORE                 BASED SCORE

     WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY COURSES

All undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses                    6.5 overall                        TOTAL 575                   Total 82: Writing 21,
(except the below).                                                     (min 6.0* in each band)            (min 4.5 in TWE*)           Speaking 18, Reading 13
                                                                                                                                       and Listening 13.
Check the Western website for up-to-date information

B Medicine/B Surgery                                                    7.0 overall                        TOTAL 600                   Total 100: Writing 27 and
                                                                        (min 7.0* in each band)            (min 5.5 in TWE*)           all subtests 22.

M Teaching (Primary)                                                    7.5 overall                        TOTAL 625                   Total 105: Writing 24,
M Teaching (Secondary)                                                  (min 7.0 in reading and            (min 5.5 in TWE*)           Speaking 26, Listening 28
M Teaching (Birth - 5 Years/ Birth - 12 Years)                          writing, and min 8.0 in                                        and Reading 24.
                                                                        speaking and listening)

     THE COLLEGE COURSES

Diploma Program                                                         6.0 overall                        TOTAL 550                   Total 70: Writing 20,
                                                                        (min 5.5 in each band)             (min 4.5 in TWE*)           Speaking 16, Listening 11
                                                                                                                                       and Reading 11

University Foundation Studies Program (Arts, Business,                  5.5 overall                        TOTAL 525                   Total 59: Min 17 in writing
Engineering, Information and Communications Technology, and             (min 5.0 in each band)             (min 4.0 in TWE*)
Science streams)

University Foundation Studies Program                                   6.0 overall                        TOTAL 550                   Total 70: Min 18 in writing
(Health Science/Nursing stream)                                         (min 5.0 in each band)             (min 4.5 in TWE*)

Note: Evidence of English proficiency is valid for a period of two years from the date of the test or the date of completion of tertiary academic studies.
*     You will be required to enrol in the six week intensive Advanced Academic English Skills - Module A: Reading and Writing at The College if you achieve:
≥≥ the required IELTS overall score but your band score in reading and writing is below the required score
≥≥ the required overall TOEFL score but reading and writing is below the required score.

Academic Entry Requirements
Admission to Western Sydney University is competitive and is on the basis of academic merit. Visit westernsydney.edu.au/international/entryrequirements for
minimum academic entry requirements, by country, for admission into courses at the University and The College

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THE COLLEGE
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
PROGRAMS
                                                                                                   EXIT LEVEL REQUIRED FOR ENTRY TO
                                                                                 DURATION
     COURSE               ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                  INTAKES                              OTHER THE COLLEGE OR WESTERN SYDNEY
                                                                                 ($475 per week)
                                                                                                   UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS

     EAP 1                ≥≥ The College EAP Placement        February, April,   10 weeks          50% pass entry to EAP 2
     Pre-Intermediate        English Entrance Test 25%+       July, September,
     Level                                                    November
                          ≥≥ IELTS (Academic) 3.5+
                          ≥≥ TOEFL PBT 400/IBT 32
                          ≥≥ Pearson (Academic) 25

     EAP 2                ≥≥ The College EAP Placement        February, April,   10 weeks          50% pass entry to EAP 3
     Intermediate            English Entrance Test 40%+       July, September,
     Level                                                    November
                          ≥≥ IELTS 4.5 (Academic)
                          ≥≥ TOEFL PBT 475/IBT 45
                          ≥≥ Pearson (Academic) 30

     EAP 3                ≥≥ The College EAP Placement        February, April,   10 weeks          50% pass* entry to EAP 4
     High intermediate       English Entrance Test 50%+       July, September,
     Level                                                    November                             50% pass* entry to The College University
                          ≥≥ IELTS 5.0 (Academic) (min.                                            Foundation Studies#
                             5.0 in writing)
                          ≥≥ TOEFL PBT 500/IBT 55                                                  #Except The College University Foundation
                             (16 in writing)                                                       Studies (Health Science/Nursing stream)

                          ≥≥ Pearson (Academic) 36                                                 *Including pass in tests

     EAP 4                ≥≥ The College EAP Placement        February, April,   10 weeks          50% pass* entry to EAP 5
     Upper Intermediate      English Entrance Test 60%+       July, September,
     Level                                                    November                             50% pass* to The College University Foundation
                          ≥≥ IELTS 5.5 (Academic) (min. 5.0                                        Studies (Health Science/Nursing stream)
                             in writing)
                          ≥≥ TOEFL PBT 520/IBT 62                                                  50% pass* entry to The College Diploma Studies
                             (17 in writing)
                                                                                                   *Including pass in tests
                          ≥≥ Pearson (Academic) 42 with
                             no communicative skill score
                             less than 36

     EAP 5                ≥≥ The College EAP Placement        February, April,   10 weeks          65% pass* entry to The College Master of Teaching
     Advanced Level          English Entrance Test 70%+       July, September,                     Direct Entry English Program
                                                              November
                          ≥≥ IELTS 6.0 (Academic) (min.                                            50% pass* entry to The College Diploma Studies
                             5.0 in all areas)
                          ≥≥ TOEFL PBT 540/IBT 73                                                  55% pass* entry to Western Sydney University
                             (19 in writing)                                                       courses requiring IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 in all areas)

                          ≥≥ Pearson (Academic) 50 with                                            65% pass* entry to Western Sydney University
                             no communicative skill score                                          courses requiring IELTS 7.0 (with 6.5 in all areas)
                             less than 42
                                                                                                   70% pass* entry to Western Sydney University
                                                                                                   courses requiring IELTS 7.0/7.5 (with 7.0 in all
                                                                                                   areas)

                                                                                                   *Including pass in all assessments

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EXIT LEVEL REQUIRED FOR ENTRY TO
                                                                                        DURATION
     COURSE                   ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                  INTAKES                                     OTHER THE COLLEGE OR WESTERN SYDNEY
                                                                                        ($475 per week)
                                                                                                              UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS

     Module A:                ≥≥ The College EAP Placement        January, April,       6 weeks               50% pass* entry to The College Diploma Studies
     Reading and Writing         English Entrance Test 75%+       June, October
                                                                                                              55% pass* entry to Western Sydney University
     Advanced level           ≥≥ Overall IELTS (Academic)                                                     courses requiring IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 in all areas)
                                 6.5/7.0+ (5.5 in reading
                                 and/or writing)                                                              65% pass* entry to Western Sydney University
                              ≥≥ TOEFL PBT 560/IBT 82                                                         courses requiring IELTS 7.0 (with 6.5 in all areas)

                              ≥≥ Pearson (Academic) 58 with                                                   70% pass* entry to Western Sydney University
                                 communicative skills scores                                                  courses requiring IELTS 7.0/7.5 (with 7.0 in all
                                 between 43 and 49                                                            areas

                                                                                                              *Including pass in all assessments

     Module B:                ≥≥ The College EAP Placement        June, November        4 weeks               50% pass* entry to The College Diploma Studies
     Speaking and Listening      English Entrance Test 75%+
                                                                                                              55% pass* entry to Western Sydney University
     Advanced level           ≥≥ Overall IELTS (Academic)                                                     courses requiring IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 in all areas)
                                 6.5/7.0+ (5.5 in speaking
                                 and/or listening)                                                            65% pass* entry to Western Sydney University
                              ≥≥ TOEFL PBT 560/IBT 82                                                         courses requiring IELTS 7.0 (with 6.5 in all areas)

                              ≥≥ Pearson (Academic) 58 with                                                   70% pass* entry to Western Sydney University
                                 communicative skill scores                                                   courses requiring IELTS 7.0/7.5 (with 7.0 in all
                                 between 43 and 49                                                            areas)

                                                                                                              *Including pass in all assessments

     Master of Teaching       ≥≥ The College EAP Placement        March,                12 weeks              60% pass* entry to Western Sydney University
     Direct Entry English        English Entrance Test 85%+       September                                   Master of Teaching course (Birth-5/ Birth-12
     Program                                                                                                  years, Primary, Secondary)
                              ≥≥ The College EAP5 65% pass*
                                 or above                                                                     *Including pass in all assessments
                              ≥≥ Overall IELTS (Academic) 7.0
                                 (min of 6.0 in all areas)
                              ≥≥ TOEFL PBT 600/IBT 100
                              ≥≥ Pearson (Academic) 68 with
                                 no communication skills less
                                 than 50

     Communicating in         There is no required level of       February, April,      Students can
     English (Beginner to     English for this course             July, September,      enter every
     Advanced)                                                    November              Monday for the
                                                                                        general English
                                                                                        course

Note:
≥≥ Student with 6.5/7.0 overall but less than 5.5 in an area should be directed to the 10 week EAP 5 course
≥≥ Reading and writing levels less than 6.0 take precedence over scores with less than 6.0 in speaking and listening.

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HOW TO APPLY
How do I apply?                                                                  What will be the conditions of my
Complete the International Application Process through StudyLink Connect:        student visa?
westernsydney.edu.au/international/apply                                         Student visa and temporary entry permits usually last for the period of your
                                                                                 course. You must uphold your visa conditions while studying and living in
Ensure you attach official records and certified copies of all documents that    Australia or your visa may be cancelled and you may have to leave Australia.
are requested. If your documents are in a language other than English, you       The College is obliged to report any student to DHA who does not attend
must provide an official translation of each document, together with certified   class, or who is not making satisfactory progress in their studies. You will also
copies of the original documents.                                                be required to keep The College informed of any changes to your residential
                                                                                 and mailing addresses. You must also maintain enough money to pay for

What information will be in my offer
                                                                                 travel, tuition, health insurance and living expenses for yourself, your partner
                                                                                 and dependent children (including their schooling) during the duration of
letter?                                                                          your stay in Australia and you will not be able to work more than 40 hours
                                                                                 per fortnight during academic sessions. Under visa regulations you are
Your offer letter will describe the course into which you have been accepted     required to leave Australia on or before the date your visa expires. Please
and any conditions or requirements you may need to meet before you can be        refer to the DHA website for details.
formally accepted into the course. Information about fees, costs, compulsory
orientation and course commencement dates will also be provided.                 border.gov.au/trav/stud

Do I need a student visa?                                                        Do I need health cover?
Before you come to study in Australia, you must obtain a student visa from       Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is a compulsory requirement for the
the Department of Home Affairs (DHA).                                            issuing of a student visa. When you accept your offer at The College you
                                                                                 will need to purchase OSHC for the proposed duration of your student visa.
border.gov.au                                                                    Students from Belgium, Norway and Sweden may not be required to take out
                                                                                 OSHC. The cost of medical treatment is very high in Australia and you must
Student visas can only be granted for courses that are registered on the         meet any expenses not covered by OSHC.
Commonwealth Register of Institutions for Courses for Overseas Students
(CRICOS).                                                                        westernsydney.edu.au/international/healthcover
cricos.education.gov.au
                                                                                 How much will it cost me to study?
A Packaged Offer of Admission may be granted to an applicant who does
                                                                                 You will need to consider the cost of travel, tuition fees, school costs of any
not meet the required academic and/or English language entry criteria. The
                                                                                 dependents, and living costs. Other costs include compulsory health cover.
Packaged Offer will include an offer to study a relevant pathways program
at The College and a conditional offer to study a formal course at Western       westernsydney.edu.au/thecollege/fees
Sydney University. You will need to successfully complete the relevant

                                                                                 How do I apply for a refund?
pathways program with appropriate grades before you can be formally
accepted into the Western Sydney University course.
                                                                                 If you require a refund of your fees, it is important that you notify Western
The following The College and Western Sydney University courses can be           Sydney University International as soon as possible.. You must also provide a
packaged together:                                                               copy of your Confirmation of Enrolment, together with the mailing address
≥≥ University Foundation Studies + Diploma + Bachelor                            to which your refund is to be sent. Refunds are normally made to your home
                                                                                 country, and only in exceptional circumstances are they made in Australia.
≥≥ University Foundation Studies + Bachelor                                      The exact refund you will be entitled to depends on the reason why you need
                                                                                 a refund, and how quickly you notify Western Sydney University International
≥≥ Diploma + Bachelor
                                                                                 Office in writing, that you require a refund.
≥≥ English + University Foundation Studies + Bachelor
                                                                                 westernsydney.edu.au/thecollege/about/our_policies
≥≥ English + University Foundation Studies + Diploma + Bachelor
≥≥ English + Diploma + Bachelor
≥≥ English + Bachelor
≥≥ English + Masters
≥≥ English + Higher degree research (doctoral degree)

westernsydney.edu.au/international

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The information in this publication was correct at time of printing in July 2018. For information and updates, visit westernsydney.edu.au/thecollege and
westernsydney.edu.au. The College and Western Sydney University reserve the right at all times to withdraw or vary courses listed within this publication.

Variations may include, but are not limited to, location of its courses on The College and Western Sydney University campuses or course fees and intake
availability. In the event that a course within this publication is to be changed or withdrawn, applicants will be advised by mail to the address specified by
them. In respect of a course location change, students should be aware of the need to accommodate such changes for the whole or part of any course for
which they enrol.

Western Sydney University ABN 53 014 069 881 is a registered provider under the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students
(CRICOS). Provider Number 00917K.

Western Sydney Enterprises Pty Ltd ABN 44 003 474 468 trading as Western Sydney University The College (CRICOS Provider Number 02851G) is a wholly
owned entity of Western Sydney University. Academic Pathway programs are delivered by Western Sydney University The College under arrangement with
Western Sydney University.

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                                            Centre Penrith
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                                                PENRITH                                                                                                 SYDNEY
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                                                                                               Creek                                        Rydalmere             Ryde                       SYDNEY CITY
                                                                                                                       PARRAMATTA
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     TRAVEL OPTIONS
     ≥ Public transport – visit transportnsw.info
          for up-to-date travel information.
     ≥ Shuttle buses run regularly between train
          stations and campuses and the next arrival
          can be easily tracked on the Western
          Sydney App, or the Shuttle Tracker
          web page.
     ≥ Bike – on-campus bike parking is available.
          Check the Cycling at Western Sydney
          University web page for locations.
     ≥ Drive or car pool – for parking permit
          fees see the Parking webpage.

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Contact information
                 1300 897 669
      studyenglish@westernsydney.edu.au

     Western Sydney University The College
                 PO Box 224
       Quakers Hill NSW 2763 Australia

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