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)
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 Sections 2, 3 & 4 of the Acceptance of Offer form 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. Telegraphic transfer/direct deposit
Account name: ECC - Student Fees Account
BSB number: 036 022
Account number: 390 163
SWIFT code: WPACAU2S
Bank Name: Westpac Banking Corporation
Bank address: 109 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA 6000 Australia
When making payment students need to include their ECC Student ID, as listed in the Letter of Offer.
2. Bank Draft/Bank Cheque
Payable to: Edith Cowan College
Please make sure that the student's name is also included on the back of the bank cheque or accompanying information to identify that payment belongs to a particular student, is included.
3. Credit Card (Surcharge of 1.5% applies)
To pay by credit card, please download and print and return the Credit Card Authorisation form and return this to the Admissions Office.
4. BPAY (via phone or internet banking)
Make your payment via BPAY from your cheque or savings account.
ECC BPAY Biller Code is: 979286
You must use your own BPAY reference number that can be found in the "Profile" section of your student portal ("Profile">"Student Profile">"Account"). If you are a new student, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your student ID to obtain your BPAY reference number.
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 the Going to Uni.
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.