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Edith Cowan College

How to accept your offer

Congratulations on receiving an offer to study at Edith Cowan College (ECC)!

To accept your offer and to find out about commencing classes complete the following steps:

STEP 1: Understanding your Letter of Offer

Your Letter of Offer outlines the:

  • ECC course(s)/ECU course that has been offered

  • duration of the course(s)

  • commencement date(s)

  • tuition fee(s)

  • condition(s) of the offer (examples of conditions of the offer may include providing official or certified copies of academic transcripts, evidence or English proficiency eg IELTS. Prior to or at the time of accepting your offer, you must provide evidence that you have met all conditions. If you do not provide this evidence, you will not be eligible to proceed with your enrolment or student visa application.

STEP 2: Accepting your Offer and Payment of fees

In order to accept the offer of place it is necessary to complete all sections in your Letter of Offer and pay the fees due, as indicated in the Letter of Offer. This will include tuition fees plus the Overseas Student Health Cover charge (applicable to international students).
Payment of the amount due should be made in Australian dollars.


1. Western Union GlobalPay for Students

  1. At Edith Cowan College we use Western Union GlobalPay for Students to make it easier for you to pay your international tuition fee payment. You can pay from your bank account with a telegraphic transfer or use a credit card.

    Benefits of Western Union GlobalPay for Students:

    • It's easy, fast and affordable to pay tuition and other expenses. 
    • Make payments online, in-person or bank transfer.
    • Pay student fees and expenses in your home currency.1
    • Avoid foreign exchange conversion charges.2
    • Get peace of mind you are getting a great deal.  If you find a lower price from your bank, we will match it. Learn more here. 3
    • Track payment status updates via text and email.4
    • Your payments are generally processed in just 2 to 5 business days. 
    • You can choose from a wide selection of payment methods that are popular in your home country. * 
  1. Services to customers may not be available in all countries, territories, and currencies. 
  2. In limited circumstances, transaction fees may apply. 
  3. Terms and Conditions apply
  4. If selected by payors. Message and data rates may apply. 
  5. *Visa and Mastercard are available in specific jurisdictions only. Note: Due to banking regulations, not all currencies are available. If your home currency isn't offered, you can pay in another currency. 
Watch our helpful Video about how to pay your fees


Ready to make your payment?

Need Help?

Visit our FAQ page for  guidance on frequently asked questions, alternatively please email Or call +61 2 8585 7221 Monday–Friday, 8.30 am – 5.00 pm AEST


2. BPAY (via phone or internet banking)

BPAY is the online payment system in Australia which enables you to pay a bill using your Australian bank account.
ECC BPAY Biller Code is: 979286
BPAY reference number: check your offer letter or Provisional Invoice

2. Payments for returning students 

Payments can be made via our Student Portal


Students (Australian Citizens and Permanent humanitarian visa holders) may be eligible for FEE-HELP, a government loan scheme. FEE-HELP may assist students to pay all or part of their tuition fees. Students who are eligible for FEE-HELP will receive a 'Request for FEE-HELP Assistance' form which will be provided on request prior to commencement of studies. Please note that FEE-HELP is only available for Diploma programs. For more detailed information please refer to Study Assist.

STEP 3: Receive Confirmation from ECC

On receipt of the fees, your place at ECC will be confirmed. For international students, an electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (e_CoE) will be issued. You will require this document to apply for your student visa.
NOTE: Under 18 students must have a Care Giver/Guardian in place before the Confirmation of Enrolment can be issued for visa purposes. Australian law regards students under the age of 18 as minors and there is a special visa requirement regarding their welfare. Students under the age of 18 must be placed in the care of a guardian while studying in Australia. Parents can nominate a guardian or arrangements can be made with Guardianship Services recommended by ECC.

STEP 4: Visa (for International students)

The main requirements to lodge an application are:

  • By ECC through a Letter of Offer

  • An electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE) from ECC (and ECU if you have a packaged offer) after the respective fees (Tuition, Overseas Student Health Cover etc.) are paid

  • Health check-up as required by regulation

  • Proof of academic and English levels as required

  • Proof of financial support as required.

Note 1: Residents of certain countries might need to obtain a 'Pre-Visa Assessment' (PVA) from the Australian Diplomatic Mission before transmitting the fees. This may take 4 to 6 weeks.

Note 2: Sufficient time for the issue of a student visa (usually around 6 weeks) should be allowed before the commencement of the course. This time frame may vary from country to country.

STEP 5: Attend Orientation and Enrolment and commence study

Congratulations, you are just about ready to start your ECC course. Your first day at ECC will begin at Orientation and Enrolment day. It is compulsory for all students to attend Orientation and Enrolment. For information about the program go to Orientation and Enrolment.