Our College is responsible for the agents that represent us in marketing our courses. All Education Agents working on behalf of George Brown College have completed an Agent’s Agreement with us. We review the activities and conduct of our Education Agents at regular intervals to ensure that only quality agents represent our College.It is unusual for you to have additional fee payments to be made to Education Agents once you have been accepted by our College in Australia. Should you be asked for additional fees please speak to the General Manager at the College. Before you make an application to study, our Education Agent must give to you the following information:
Before the application is made by the students Representative must give information to prospective students provided by George Brown College to the representative about the college.
(a) George Brown College including its facilities, equipment and learning resources;
(b) courses including entry requirements, course content, the qualification gained on completion, duration, teaching methods, assessment methods, and details of any requirements for recognition or completion of the course;
(c) course fees, refund conditions and information about the potential for fees to change during the course;
(d) living in Australia and the local environment of the relevant campus, including information about campus location, accommodation availability, and costs of living;
(e) the minimum level of English language proficiency, educational qualifications and work experience required for acceptance into a course;
(f) visa requirements which must be satisfied by the prospective student including English language proficiency levels;
(g) conditions imposed on student visas including satisfactory academic progress and working rights;
(h) George Brown College’s requirement to report to relevant Australian government authorities a student’s failure to meet their visa conditions.
(i) admission procedures, credit transfers and the recognition of prior learning (RPL) policies at George Brown College;
(j) George Brown College’s internal and external grievance procedures;(k) grounds on which a student’s enrolment may be deferred, suspended or cancelled(l) non-academic student support services of special relevance to overseas students;
(m) the ESOS framework.
The Representative must tell prospective students that:
(a) all students who come to Australia on a student visa must have a primary purpose of studying and must undertake full-time study;
(b) any school age dependents that accompany them to Australia are required to pay full fees when they enroll in either government or non-government schools;
(c) they are required to notify George Brown College in writing of any change in their contact details, such as their Australian residential address and telephone number.