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Established in 1940, William Angliss Institute is the Government endorsed specialist training provider for the foods, tourism, hospitality and events industries, delivering a range of courses within Australia and internationally.

Location

Our main campus lies in the heart of Melbourne, the world's most liveable city. Culturally diverse, without being overwhelming in size, Melbourne is welcoming, multicultural and lively.

Specialist teaching requires specialist facilities and our Melbourne facilities include innovative simulated environments with the latest technology, designed to help you perform in real workplaces. Our onsite restaurants are open to the public and are the venue for events organised and staffed by students.

Head to our Locations and Facilities page.

Industry Connections

The Institute works closely with the foods, tourism, hospitality and events industries on a range of activities including tailored learning solutions, consultancy services and student work placements and partnerships.

Head to our Industry page.

Admission Criteria

All applicants must achieve the minimum number of eligibility points and meet any compulsory course criteria to be eligible for admission.

Eligibility points are a combination of ATAR score, previous study, work experience and other factors. Individual course admission criteria can be found under each course of study. Click here. 

Applicants are advised to provide as much evidence as possible to support their application. This may include transcripts of units or subjects of study, academic awards and certificates, academic letters of reference, detailed résumé, position descriptions, employment references, personal letters of reference, medical certificates, health care card, community recognition and awards and personal statements.

Applicants with Higher Education study

Applicants who have successfully completed 50% of subjects attempted during a formal study period at Bachelor level or above may be awarded the minimum number of eligibility points required for course entry.

Any individual course admission requirements must also be met.

You may be entitled to academic credit for prior learning, whether formal or informal. See Additional Information for further details.

Applicants with Vocational Education and Training study

Applicants who have successfully completed VET study at:

  • AQF4 or above may be awarded the minimum number of eligibility points for course admission.
  • AQF3 and below may contribute to the minimum number of eligibility points required for course admission. The remaining eligibility points may be awarded based on equity and other considerations.

Any individual course admission requirements must also be met.

You may be entitled to academic credit for prior learning, whether formal or informal. See Additional Information for further details.

Applicants with recent Secondary Education (within the past two years)

Australian year 12 students

An ATAR, equivalent ATAR or approved notational ATAR (for IB qualifications) may contribute to the minimum eligibility points required for course entry.

Any individual course admission requirements must also be met.

For more information on notational ATAR visit the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) website.

ATAR-related adjustments

Equity and other considerations may contribute to the minimum eligibility points required for course entry.

William Angliss Institute participates in the four categories within the VTAC Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) that cover: personal information and location, difficult circumstances, disadvantaged financial background and disability or medical condition.

You can apply using the VTAC Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) if applying through VTAC, or by direct application.

Any individual course admission requirements must also be met.

Criteria that may apply in addition to ATAR

Please refer to individual course admission requirements here.

Other admission options

All applicants for undergraduate and postgraduate courses of study at William Angliss must achieve the minimum eligibility points for course admission. There are no alternative admission options. Recent school leavers may be awarded eligibility points based on some or all of the following:

  • Equity and other considerations
  • Work experience that is clearly aligned to the specialist fields of William Angliss Institute: Foods, Tourism, Hospitality and Events.
  • Other work experience

Interstate year 12

Applications with year 12 qualifications outside Victoria are assessed in the same as way as Victorian year 12 applicants by using an equivalent ATAR rank provided by VTAC. The only exception to this is for applicants from Queensland where the Overall Position (OP) ranking system is used. The OP rank is used in place of ATAR. Comparison tables for Queensland OP ranks can be found on the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) website.

For more information on equivalent studies and study scores visit the VTAC website.

Applicants with work and life experience

All applicants for undergraduate and post graduate courses of study at William Angliss must achieve the minimum eligibility points for course admission. Applicants who left or completed secondary school more than 2 years ago are considered mature age and awarded eligibility points on that criteria. The remaining points may be awarded based on some or all of the following:

  • Equity and other considerations
  • Work experience that is clearly aligned to the specialist fields of William Angliss Institute: Foods, Tourism, Hospitality and Events.
  • Other work experience

Please refer to individual course admission requirements here

 

Additional Information

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants will be awarded eligibility points towards the minimum required for course admission.

Domestic applicants with overseas qualifications

International qualifications are assessed for equivalence to the AQF. Please note that applicants must meet individual course admission criteria.

English language proficiency

More information about the minimum English Language requirements can be found here.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You may be entitled to credit for prior learning, whether formal or informal. Formal learning can include previous study in higher education, vocational education, or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience. Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree.

For further information about credit and recognition of prior learning please see Higher Education Recognition of Prior Learning Policy and Procedure.

 

How to Apply

Domestic applicants

Applicants can apply to study at William Angliss via the following methods:

  • VTAC
  • Direct application

Information regarding the application process can be found on the How to apply page

Please refer to our selection and admissions policy and procedure for more information.

 

Enrolment

Domestic applicants

Find out more about the enrolment process using the following links

Student and campus services

Learn more about our life on campus.

 

Financial Assistance

Find out more about William Angliss Institute's higher education fees and charges

William Angliss Institute also offers a range of Scholarships to students. 

 

ATAR offer profile

The ATAR Offer Profile Report provides data on all offers for Bachelor qualifications where ATAR was a factor in selection. 

Student Profile

The table below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at William Angliss Institute. It provides data on all students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in Semester 1 2017 at the Melbourne campus.

Applicant background Number of Students Percentage of all students
(A) Past higher education study 10 5.0%
(B) Past vocational education and training (VET) study 33 16.5%
(C) Recent secondary education:    
Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR (regardless of whether this includes the impact of adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points) L/N N/P
Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered (e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test, early offer conditional on minimum ATAR) 41 20.5%
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor (e.g. special consideration, audition alone, schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement) L/N N/P
(D) Work and life experience
(admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than the above)
6 3.0%
International students 106 53.0%
All students 200 100%

Notes:
L/N - Low numbers: the number of students is less than 5
N/P - Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students.

Student Profile by Bachelor Qualification

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