Rosehill College International Student Handbook

Welcome to Rosehill College! This handbook provides essential information about your academic journey, living in Australia, and the support services available to you. Use the table of contents to navigate each section for detailed guidance and resources.


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Courses Offered
  3. Admission Requirements
  4. Orientation Program
  5. Student Support Services
  6. Policies and Procedures
  7. Living in Australia
  8. Emergency Contacts and External Support
  9. Student Code of Conduct

1. Introduction

Welcome to Rosehill College

At Rosehill College, we are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive environment for international students. This handbook serves as your guide through your academic and personal journey in Australia, offering essential information and resources.


2. Courses Offered

Rosehill College offers a variety of programs designed to provide practical skills and meet industry needs. Explore our courses tailored to enhance your educational and career aspirations.

General English

Early Childhood Education

Information Technology

Business and Management

Marketing and Communication

Project Management


3. Admission Requirements

General Admission Requirements:

  • Educational Qualifications: Completion of Year 12 or equivalent.
  • English Proficiency: IELTS 6.0 (no band below 5.5), TOEFL iBT 60 (minimum 18 in writing), PTE 50 (no score below 42).
  • Genuine Student (GS) Requirement: Submit a personal statement and evidence of intent to return to your home country after studies.
  • Financial Capacity: Proof of sufficient funds for tuition, living expenses (AUD 24,505/year), and travel costs.
  • Health Insurance: Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is mandatory.

Specific Course Requirements:


4. Orientation Program

Our orientation program is designed to help you integrate smoothly into the academic environment and community at Rosehill College.

Program Highlights:

  • Course Information: Overview of course structures, expectations, and academic requirements.
  • Campus Facilities: Introduction to resources and facilities available on campus.
  • Emergency Procedures: Safety protocols and emergency contacts.
  • Visa and Academic Expectations: Guidelines for maintaining student visas and academic performance.
  • USI Creation: Assistance in creating your Unique Student Identifier (USI).
  • Orientation Schedule

5. Student Support Services

We provide a wide range of support services to enhance your student experience and ensure your well-being.

Academic Support:

  • Weekly tutoring sessions and additional learning resources.

Counseling Services:

  • Personal, legal, and financial counseling, with referrals to external services as needed.

Accommodation Assistance:

  • Help finding suitable housing options in Sydney.

Career Services:


6. Policies and Procedures

Fees and Refunds

  • Tuition Fees: Detailed in Course Brochures and Student Agreement.
  • Additional Fees: Costs for reissuance of documents, RPL applications, and reassessment fees.
  • Refund Policy: Conditions for refunds based on course cancellation or withdrawal.
  • Detailed Fee Structure and Refund Policy

Complaints and Appeals

  • Complaints Process: Formal procedures for submitting complaints related to services or decisions.
  • Appeals: Processes for appealing decisions on assessments, disciplinary actions, or administrative matters.
  • Complaints and Appeals Procedure

Course Progress and Monitoring

  • Attendance: Minimum 80% attendance required.
  • Assessment: Satisfactory completion of all assessments is necessary.
  • Course Progress Policies

7. Living in Australia

Cost of Living:

  • Sydney is vibrant but can be costly. Use our online calculator to estimate living expenses.

Accommodation:

  • Options include student housing, homestays, and rental apartments.

Transport:

  • Extensive public transport system including trains, buses, and ferries.

Health and Safety:


8. Emergency Contacts and External Support

Emergency Numbers:

  • Emergency Services: 000 (Police, Fire, Ambulance)

Nearby Hospitals:

  • St Vincent’s Hospital: (02) 8382 1111

Crisis Support:

  • Lifeline: 13 11 14
  • Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636

Legal and Financial Resources:


9. Student Code of Conduct

Responsibilities:

  • Class Attendance: Students must attend classes regularly and punctually.
  • Assessment Submission: Complete and submit all assignments by the due dates.
  • Respectful Behavior: Maintain respectful and ethical interactions with peers, faculty, and staff.

Academic Integrity:

  • Avoid Plagiarism: Submit original work and properly cite all sources.
  • No Cheating: Do not engage in cheating during exams or assessments.

Use of College Resources:

  • Proper Use: Utilize college resources, including facilities and equipment, responsibly.
  • Digital Conduct: Adhere to the college’s guidelines on digital and online behavior.

Behavioral Expectations:

  • Respectful Interaction: Show respect towards the diversity of the student community.
  • No Harassment: Engage in a harassment-free learning environment.
  • Disciplinary Actions: Understand that failure to adhere to the code may result in disciplinary actions.

Rights:

  • Access to Quality Education: Students have the right to access quality training and support services.
  • Confidentiality: Students’ personal information and privacy will be protected.
  • Fair Treatment: Expect fair and equitable treatment in academic and administrative processes.
  • Detailed Code of Conduct

Contact Us

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