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COME STUDY ENGLISH AND PROFESSIONAL VET COURSES IN ONE OF THE MOST FASCINATING COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD AND GET READY TO DISCOVER ALL THAT LIVING ABROAD OFFERS.

THINGS YOU NEED TO CONSIDER

Before applying for a course or Australian visa, you have to consider a few points. The most important ones are to think about your career goals, budget, level of education you want to achieve.

Your future education provider might have some entry requirements, which means you might have to prove your level of English or any other previous education from Australia or overseas countries.

Time and place is also quite important factor - the duration of your studies and the city you want to study in.

+ SERVICES FOR YOU

OUR EXPERIENCED AND SKILLED STAFF IS HERE TO ASSIST YOU WITH ANY VISA, WORK, FINANCE & SCHOOL RELATED QUESTIONS YOU MIGHT HAVE.

Education Counselling

Our experienced staff will help you to find the most suitable course provider for you, your needs and future outcomes.

Airport Transfer

Our staff can arrange an airport pick up for you and safe transfer to your accommodation. Book your airport transfer with our staff.

Travel booking

Our staff can book your trip, air ticket, accommodation through our partners. Contact us for more information.

Accomodation

Our staff can make a booking of accommodation for your prior to your arrival or during your stay.

Insurance

Insurance is compulsory for all overseas students and their family members during their whole stay in Australia.

Opening a Bank Account

Opening a bank account is pretty straightforward process. Our staff is here to assist and provide you with all information.

Free SIM Card

Pacific Center will arrange a free Australian SIM Card before your arrival so you can stay in contact with your family and friends.

Work Placement

We will help you to create a professional resume and provide you with the information about work permit an TFN application.

Tax & Superannuation

Our staff can arrange Tax Refund or Superannuation Refund for you. Please contact us for more information.

MEET THE TEAM OF PACIFIC CENTER

PACIFIC CENTER AN AUSTRALIAN REGISTERED COMPANY PROVIDING SERVICES TO OVERSEAS STUDENTS FOR OVER 10 YEARS. THE MAIN PURPOSE IS TO HELP PEOPLE FROM ALL AROUND THE WORLD TO REALISE THEIR DREAM AND COME TO AUSTRALIA. WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU WITH CHOOSING THE RIGHT COURSE FOR YOUR FUTURE.

CAMILA MONTOVANI
EDUCATION SPECIALIST
BONDI AGENCY
SPEAKS ENGLISH/PORTUGUESE
LUIZ BRANDÃO
EDUCATION SPECIALIST
MANLY AGENCY
SPEAKS ENGLISH/PORTUGUESE/SPANISH
GABRIELLA MARUYAMA
SALES SUPERVISOR
MANLY AGENCY
SPEAKS ENGLISH/PORTUGUESE
ARIADNE SCHUARTZ
BUSINESS MANAGER
BONDI AGENCY
SPEAKS ENGLISH/PORTUGUESE
FRANCESC LAMORA
EDUCATION SPECIALIST
MANLY AGENCY
SPEAKS ENGLISH/SPANISH/ITALIAN
CAMILA MONTOVANI
EDUCATION SPECIALIST
BONDI AGENCY
SPEAKS ENGLISH/PORTUGUESE
LUIZ BRANDÃO
EDUCATION SPECIALIST
MANLY AGENCY
SPEAKS ENGLISH/PORTUGUESE/SPANISH
GABRIELLA MARUYAMA
SALES SUPERVISOR
MANLY AGENCY
SPEAKS ENGLISH/PORTUGUESE
ARIADNE SCHUARTZ
BUSINESS MANAGER
BONDI AGENCY
SPEAKS ENGLISH/PORTUGUESE
FRANCESC LAMORA
EDUCATION SPECIALIST
MANLY AGENCY
SPEAKS ENGLISH/SPANISH/ITALIAN

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I need a visa to study in Australia?

If you intend to study for more than 3 months, then you must have a valid student visa. As an overseas student you must be enrolled in a full-time course (at least 20 contact hours per week). If you wish study less than 3 months, than you can come as a tourist.

Can I come to Australia on a Tourist Visa and change it for a Student visa?

In general yes, however you must not have condition No Further Stay.

How long can I apply for?

The length of the visas depends on the duration of the course or combination of courses.

Can I travel while studying?

Yes, you can travel during course breaks and during the time before or after you study.

Do I need insurance? What is an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)?

It is compulsory for all overseas students to have a health insurance to obtain the visa. You have to be insured for the whole period of your stay in Australia. OSHC is a health insurance that covers basic medical treatment, emergency transport and treatment; and visits at General Practitioners (GP). Part of the payment may be refunded by the insurance company (you can claim some of your money back).

Is there an Internet access at school and do I have to pay for it?

In general all the colleges provide fast internet access for free. You can access fast internet from your mobile phone, however check your phone plan for data allowance

Can I continue in my studies once my course has finished? Can you help me?

As an overseas student you have 28 days to either find another education provider and renew your visa or leave the country. We can help you to select the right course and provide you with all necessary information regarding visa renewal.

How long it would take me to learn English?

It will depend on everybody individually and how much effort you put into your studies.

What is the time table?

As every college has different timetables it is better if you contact us for more detailed information.

Can I study in different cities?

Yes, most of the main cities have institutions where overseas students can study.

Can I apply for a student visa if I am not a student in my own country?

Yes, you do not have to be a student to apply for student visas to Australia, however you will have to meet all requirements to get student visa granted.

What do I need to do to get a work permit?

You will receive your work permit automatically with your visa. However, you are not allowed to start working until you commence (start) your first course.

What types of jobs and wages I can get as a student?

It depends on the level of English and experiences of an applicant. Students mostly work in hospitality, bars and restaurants, cleaning and construction. Hourly rates start from $15 and you can make extra money for work at night or on weekends..

How many hours can I work as a student?

Overseas students are eligible to work up to 40 hours per fortnight (2 weeks) while their course is in progress and can work full-time during their school holidays.

Driving

the traffic in Australia is on the left side of the roads. The Police is very strict on speeding, using mobile phones while driving and following the traffic rules in general. You can use your Drivers Licence from your home country or apply for an Australian drivers licence.

How is the food? Can I eat at school and take my own food?

There is a mixed range of food shops and restaurants available anywhere in Australia. As a multicultural country you can find various places serving Italian, Spanish and Mexican, Indian, Chinese, Japanese food. And yes, you can take your own food to school. Most of the schools have area where students can heat up and consume their food.

Which transport does Australia have? How much do they cost?

Australia has a big variety of modern transport options available including buses, trains and ferries. Students can buy their weekly tickets in different shops. The price is depending on the city you live and the transport you choose to use.

What are the costs of living in Australia?

The cost of living in Australia probably not as cheap as living at home with your family. However, overseas students have the opportunity to work on a part time basis and support themselves during their stay in Australia. A weekly budget will depend on your requirements, but it starts from AUD$350 per week. We recommend that you bring sufficient amount of money with you.

How is the accommodation? Can you find accommodation for me?

Yes. We can find accommodation for you. There are different types of accommodation available and it is up to you what you prefer. Students usually prefer home stay or shared accommodation. Home stay is where the student/s stay with a host family, share accommodation is where the student/s rent a unit or a house and share it with some others.

How can I contact my family while I am in Australia?

You can use your mobile phone, home phone, and internet or buy a prepaid card for cheap phone calls to overseas.

Can I use my mobile in Australia?

Yes, in general you should be able to use your phone in Australia. However, make sure that your device is unlocked.

Can I ride a bike in Australia?

Yes, you can ride a bike in Australia, however it depends on the area where you live. Usually it is safer to ride a bike in the suburbs than in the city. Please note that it is compulsory to wear a helmet.

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PACIFIC CENTER AN AUSTRALIAN REGISTERED COMPANY PROVIDING SERVICES TO OVERSEAS STUDENTS FOR OVER 10 YEARS.
THE MAIN PURPOSE IS TO HELP PEOPLE FROM ALL AROUND THE WORLD TO REALISE THEIR DREAM AND COME TO AUSTRALIA.
WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU WITH CHOOSING THE RIGHT COURSE FOR YOUR FUTURE.
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Saturday
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Sunday
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2/2 PITTWATER ROAD, MANLY NSW 2095
INFO@PACIFIC-CENTER.COM.AU
+61 466 843 274