What time should I arrive at the College on my first day?
Day students should arrive at 8:30am and evening students should arrive at 4:50pm.
You must bring:
– Passport (including your visa)
– Writing materials
– Passport sized photo (for student ID card)
What will I do on my first day at Barton International College?
Day students should arrive at 8:30am and evening students should arrive at 3:30pm.
After Registration and Orientation, General English students will take the English Placement Test, before being placed in the appropriate class. Students in other courses who have already been tested will be given their textbooks and introduced to their class.
Will I have access to computers?
You will have access to computers with internet. Barton International College also offers free wireless internet access for students with laptop computers.
Do I need to buy extra textbooks?
All textbooks are included in your “Materials Fees”, so you will not need to pay for any more books throughout your course.
Can I work in Australia while I study?
International students in Australia on a Student visa (with work rights) can work up to 20 hours per week. Those on a Working Holiday visa are permitted to work full-time whilst in Australia. Find out more about work rights at the Department of Immigration.
How many hours a day should I study?
International students are required by the Department of Immigration to attend class at least 20 hours per week. This is a part of student visa conditions and all student visa holders must comply.
Can I pay by credit card?
Yes. All you have to do is to fill out the credit card payment form. However, please remember that there is a surcharge of 2.5% on the total amount you pay.