Studying on a student visa

Studying on a student visa

STUDYING ON A STUDENT VISA

Qualifications
Our PLT Plus program is accredited as a Higher Education course and graduates are entitled to receive the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.

Study modes
Overseas students who seek a student visa for the sole purpose of completing our program can only do the CRICOS approved course (069734C), which is on-campus full time.

Overseas students studying within their own countries may undertake the PLT online.


Course fees
Your course fee covers all course related materials including The College of Law Practice Papers and access to our online learning portal Canvas.

Campus life
The College of Law is situated in St Leonards which is 15 minutes from the Sydney CBD.

St Leonards is a medium density housing and business area with access to all facilities including shops, restaurants, schools, hospitals and a railway station. 

Although the cost of living in Sydney may be higher than other Australian cities, the cost of living in Australia is generally less than other OECD countries.

The College building contains numerous small group classrooms, computer rooms, plus mock courtrooms, a law library and a large lecture theatre

Your course fee covers all course related materials including The College of Law Practice Papers and access to our online learning portal Canvas.


School age dependents
If you have any accompanying school age dependents enrolling in a (government or non-government) school in Australia, you must pay full fees at that institution for the duration of the enrolment.

OVERSEAS STUDENT POLICIES

Refunds
Please refer to our refund policy in the Program Manual (PDF).

Our refund policy does not remove the right to take further action under Australia’s consumer protection laws. In the event of default by the College, the Education Services for Overseas Students Act require that any student be paid within two weeks of default.

Dispute resolutions
Please refer to our refund policy in the Program Manual (PDF).

If our dispute resolution processes do not solve your problem, you may request that the matter be determined by an independent mediator. Our processes do not prevent you from pursuing other legal remedies.


Counselling
The College provides and arranges counselling services where necessary. If you requiring counselling, please consult:

  • Your lecturers in the case of academic problems
  • The Student Liaison Officer (located on Level 2) for any other problems


Confidentiality
Any information you provide the College may be made available to Commonwealth and State agencies and the Fund Manager of the ESOS Fund (pursuant to the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 and the National Code).

The College is required to tell the relevant government departments of changes to enrolment or any breach of visa conditions relating to attendance or satisfactory academic performance.