William Angliss Institute provides you with a range of services and assistance to achieve in your studies, professional and personal life. Opportunities are also provided to make friends and have fun in a diverse community. For a complete list of student services and facilities, visit www.angliss.edu.au.
Angliss International Office
Angliss International Office is responsible for the admission, orientation and welfare of all international students. The office provides advice on matters relating to program admission, student visa regulations, ESOS requirements, payment of fees and further study options for international students. In conjunction with Student Support Services at the Institute, the Angliss International Office provides International students with important support services and pastoral care while students are studying at the Institute. Please visit the Angliss International Office if you require assistance.
International Student Course Coordinators
International student course coordinators have been appointed in the teaching departments to help you to understand timetables, assignment tasks and day-to-day issues. They will also monitor your course progress, consult with your teachers and organise support services if required to ensure that you make satisfactory course progress.
The Institute will assist you to adjust to study and life in Australia through an orientation program. You must attend the orientation program during the week prior to commencement of your course at the Institute.
The orientation program offers a number of activities to welcome you to the Institute and help you:
- Meet other students
- Obtain information on OSHC, Student Visa, legal services, emergency and health services, facilities and complaints and appeals processes
- Get to know your international coordinators, program managers, international office staff and student support staff
- Find useful resources and services at the Institute including information on accommodation, study strategies,
- academic requirements and expectations.
- Join a tour around the campus
- Enjoy fun activities
A-Z Student Guide
Check out the A to Z Student Guide as it contains essential information for William Angliss Institute students including services offered. It also provides information regarding enrolment, fees, assessment, appeals and complaints procedures, attendance, articulation and other general information.
Student Services have developed a Student Accommodation and Finance Guide to help with finding accommodation in Melbourne. This guide lists student accommodation, hostels, serviced accommodation, homestay agencies, short term rentals and real estate agents if you wish to rent privately. Copies are free and can be collected from Building C, Level 2 or downloaded here.
Careers and Employment
The Careers and Employment service can assist you with career development and opportunities to gain valuable experience to ensure a smooth transition from study to work.
- Career guidance and development
- Writing resumes, interview skills
- Online jobs notice board
- Employer information sessions and on campus interviews
- Opportunities to be involved in major events including Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Good Food & Wine Show, various fashion and sports entertainment events
- Annual Careers and Employment Expo, as well as other careers related events and activities where you can network and meet potential employers
Counselling and Personal Development
Counselling and Personal Development services are available to discuss any issues that may be affecting your ability to study. The services include:
- Personal counselling for stress, depression, relationship problems etc
- Personal development coaching/mentoring
- Self help resources
- Accommodation information
- Financial support information and referral
- Workplace and consumer rights support and referral
- All services are free and confidential
Specialised support is available for students with a diagnosed disability.
Support may include:
- Interpreters and notetakers
- Participation assistants for practical classes
- Assistance with assignments and coursework outside of class
- Readers and scribes
- Access to adaptive technology
- Learning support during tests and assessments
Learning Advisor support includes:
- Understanding assessments
- Research skills
- Time and study management
- Writing skills
- Assessment preparation
- English language skills
The onsite Medical Centre offers a bulk billing, fully confidential service to all students. A full range of medical services are offered including women’s health services, pathology testing, health checks, dietary advice, referrals, and sports medicine.
myWAI Student Portal
The myWAI Student Portal provides information for students including:
- Student email
- Examination information
Student Activities Centre
The Student Activities Centre organises a range of fun and free campus activities.
The Lounge is a great place for students to relax and meet up with other students. The Lounge offers a pool table, table tennis, beanbags, board games and a large LCD/TV with Foxtel. The Lounge also has food and drink vending machines, two microwaves, sandwich press and hot water facilities.