Our Facilities

Computer Labs & Wireless Internet
Students enjoy modern computers and printing equipment and access to high-speed wireless internet on campus.

Reading Zone
All Ashton College students can access our library materials on campus. You can browse and borrow books, magazines and digital material from the reading zone and also use it to study and access computers.

Common Rooms
Common Rooms offer comfortable seating facilities for you to take time-out and relax.

Prayer Room
The Prayer Room provides a spiritual service for students of faith, with tranquil facilities for you to pray on campus. We value and respect your faith and traditions.


Ashton College offers students comprehensive accommodation placement service to suit students’ needs, including Homestay Accommodation, Temporary Accommodation and Shared Accommodation.


Ashton College offers students comprehensive accommodation placement service to suit students’ needs, including Homestay Accommodation, Temporary Accommodation and Shared Accommodation.

Client Information Handbook

Before arriving in Melbourne to study the course is interesting you stay informed with some important informations.

Client Information Handbook

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Ashton College offers students a comprehensive accommodation placement service to suit their needs, including Homestay Accommodation, Temporary Accommodation and Shared Accommodation.

Health Insurance (OSHC)


As an International Student, it is a condition of your student visa that you have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the entire duration of your stay in Australia.

International students undertaking formal studies in Australia, and their dependents (for example, spouses and children under 18 years old), must obtain OSHC. Usually OSHC includes cover for visits to the doctor, some hospital treatment, ambulance cover and limited pharmaceuticals (medicines). OSHC insurers can provide a variety of different OSHC products. These may range from a basic product which covers only the compulsory minimum services to comprehensive products which cover, in addition to the compulsory minimum services, extra services as specified under the particular policy.

You are welcome to visit Student Services Office to discuss details of OSHC and we can help you take out a policy. Alternatively, you can find more information on the official website of Department of Health.

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Ashton College provides various courses throughout its four campuses in the Melbourne Metropolis including English courses, Certificate 3 & Certificate 4 courses, diploma courses, short courses and personal development courses. Please click here to find our courses available to international students.

Ashton College does not provide scholarships to international students. But as an international student, you can apply for a number of scholarships to study in Australia. Most of the scholarships are available through the Australian Government. You could visit the website of Scholarships to study in Australia and Government Funded Scholarships (Non-Australian) to find more useful information.

In Ashton College, the General English and EAP English courses will have a class intake in each month. For all other courses, please click here to view our recent intake dates.

Overseas Students Health Cover (OSHC) is a health insurance that provides cover for the costs for medical treatment, hospital care, pharmaceuticals and emergency ambulance transport which international students may require while in Australia. If you come to Ashton College on a student visa, you are required to purchase an OSHC as part of your visa conditions. Ashton College will help you to apply for OSHC with your enquiry.

To be granted a student visa you must satisfy the visa requirements. It is also important to comply with a number of visa conditions to avoid visa cancellation.

Ashton College does not offer migration related advice. For information relating to student visas and visa requirements, please refer to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s website.

Ashton College will help international students to choose from a number of different accommodation options when arriving in Melbourne. The various accommodation types will include Homestay; Hotels, Motels and Budget Accommodation; and Shared Rental Accommodations.
Australia has strict customs and quarantine laws which do not allow you to bring a variety of animal, farm and wildlife products here. These include most unprocessed animal products, agricultural products (cereals, fruits, honey, dairy products), any item which can carry diseases, insects and other pests, wildlife and products made from skins, feathers, bones, shells or ivory. You will be responsible for every item you bring with you. Please visit the official website of Australian Customs and Border Protection Services to find more information in multi-languages.

Airport Pick Up Services

Ashton College can arrange an optional airport transfer to your accommodation to make your arrival in Melbourne as straightforward as possible.  An Ashton College representative will meet you in Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport and take you to your chosen accommodation safely.

Please note:

  • It is strongly suggested to contact Ashton College 7 (Seven) days before your departure from home to Melbourne for Airport Pick Up Services.
  • You will be charged the Airport Pick Up Service fee if the service is confirmed.

Visa Information

There are several classes of student visas for Australia – the one you need depends on the type of study (eg: English language course, graduate degree, vocational training, higher education, etc.) you are planning to undertake.

Visa options and requirements are sometimes subject to change. In order to stay up to date, the best place to get accurate information is on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website. The website provides comprehensive information on the types of visas available for different levels of study in Australia, including people considering bring family members with them (whether guardians, partners/spouses or children). You will also have access to help and advice about your specific visa requirements.

Another option is to contact an education agent or migration agent, who can help with your visa application, course application, and answer any other questions.

Plan Your Arrival

To help students settle into their new life in Australia, Study in Australia provides information on essential activities and key services which are available to students. Please visit the Arriving in Australia page to find out more.