You should have a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) relating to yourplace at Curtin College. A CoE is used in the process of applying for your student visa, which is issued by the Department of Home Affairs.
Students from some countries should apply for student visas online. Visit the Department of Home Affairs website for a list of countries where students should apply for a visa online and for more information about obtaining your student visa.
If you applied for your place at Curtin College via an agent, they will help you obtain your student visa.
Once in Australia, if you are not a current student at Curtin College, you may be in breach of your student visa. A multiple entry visa will allow you to travel home for holidays and return to Australia without the need to apply for other re-entry visas.
Student visas are granted subject to certain conditions. You must:
Curtin College is obliged by law to inform the Department of Home Affairs if there is a history of unsatisfactory progress. If you do not meet the minimum attendance requirements or do not make satisfactory academic progress (pass at least 50% of enrolled subjects per study period) you risk losing your visa.
You will need these documents for orientation and throughout your stay in Australia. Please make sure you have the following available:
We recommend you keep all of your documents together in your carry-on luggage (not in your checked suitcase) so that it’s easy to access at the customs and immigration checkpoints. We also advise that you photocopy all of your important documents and keep copies with you or online (plus leave a copy with a family member or friend back home).
As a Curtin College student, you have access to the same on-campus accommodation options as Curtin University students. Students who are new to Perth will be given first priority.
If you are under the age of 18, Australian Immigration requires that Curtin College approves all your accommodation and welfare arrangements before you can travel to Australia.
Visit our Accommodation page to find out about all the accommodation options available to you as a Curtin College student.
A special meeting will be held on Wednesday in Week 2 of every study period. All new minors are required to attend.
Curtin College must approve all accommodation and welfare arrangements before students are granted visas and permitted to travel to Australia. This is a requirement of Australian Immigration.
Curtin College will approve your arrangements if you will be living with parents, legal guardians, other appropriate family members, or genuine family friends.
The local carer or guardian must:
Where no carer is available, Curtin College requires that minors reside in approved Homestay accommodation.
Minors must not move from their notified accommodation without first providing a letter from their parents or legal guardians stating that they approve of the new accommodation, welfare, and general support arrangements.
While you are staying at Curtin College, a Student Advisor will contact you each study period to check that you are keeping to the arrangements outlined by your parents or legal guardians prior to your departure from your home country. It is essential that you reply to the Student Advisory Officer immediately.