INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS OFFERED A PLACE IN 2020 INTAKE
Our international support officer Keiko Matsuo is here to help you promptly with any questions or concerns you may have.
We offer 4 levels of support at ADPI so you can rest assured you will be looked after.
Please see the table on right for inclusion options
To book a support option or for further information and assistance please contact us.
CONFIRMATION OF ENROLMENT (CoE)
A CoE is issued once a student has successfully audition for and accepted the course offer. This is required for the student to apply for their VISA.
Students require a Sub Class 500 Visa to study VET education in Australia.
They also must apply for OSHC (Overseas Student Health Cover before entering Australia. – BUPA is recommended
If the student is under 18 years of age they require a Welfare Form and supervised accommodation.
Students from certain countries may require a 5 or 5.5 IELTS English Level.
OVERSEAS STUDENT HEALTH COVER (OSHC)
All students will be required to apply for Overseas Student Health Cover. Our international support officer can help you with this or it is something that you can organise yourself. BUPA health cover in Australia has an excellent service and flexible additional cover with a reasonable price.
OSHC BUPA for 1 year cover (over age 18 years) is approximately AUD $623.37. This is a compulsory to have for all international students.
For additional cover, we recommend BUPA’s extra’s cover – “YOUR CHOICE” which is $32.80 monthly (has a 2 month waiting period, and flexible contract). This means you can choose additional covers such as dental, podiatrist, physiotherapy, Pilates, natural therapy etc. which you may require as well as GP and radiology.
All the fees and other costs, relating to school, will be invoiced and sent to you via email. Other possible costs may include items such as visiting performances as part of a school excursion, ballet exam costs, etc. You will often be informed about these in class, via the school’s Facebook community page, as well as via an office email.
All payments can be made via the acceptable methods listed below:
- By VISA, MASTERCARD Credit Cards, at the office (no AMEX, JCB)
- Transfer from an overseas bank
- Transfer from your Australian bank account
- Cash and Eftpos
SUPPORT DETAILS TABLE
Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)
Diploma of Musical Theatre
Advanced Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)
Advanced Diploma of Art (Musical Theatre & Commercial Dance)
HELPFUL TIPS FOR LIVING AND GETTING AROUND BRISBANE
There are many accommodation options for students in the Brisbane area. We have put together some trusted suggestions for you to consider below.
Located in the heart of Brisbane city and within a short walk to all forms of public transport and deliver a unique and student-centric living environment. Free unlimited WiFi internet and active social calendar, 24/7 support of friendly multilingual staff. Many of our students currently stay here. (For students 17 years and older only).
Located in the Hamilton, only 6 km from Brisbane CBD, ASA offers student accommodation for students moving to Brisbane to study. (Suitable for students over 16 years)
These are mostly family situations where you are usually offered a furnished room with study area, meals & possibly laundry. (Suitable for students under or over 17 years)
Brisbane has 3 modes of public transport including train, bus and ferry. ADPI is centrally located and easily accessed by train and bus with a short walk to the school. Students are able to travel across the Brisbane on one cashless ticket called a Go Card, making getting around simple. The Go Card can be used on the city’s buses, trains, and ferry services. A Go Card can be purchased at most train stations and local news agencies.
Another way to get to where you need to go is via a taxi. You’ll find taxi ranks at the Brisbane international and domestic airports, as well as throughout Brisbane City and its surrounding regions.
Brisbane Airport (BNE) is the primary airport serving Brisbane and Queensland. It is located approximately 12 kilometres from the city centre and has two major terminals (Domestic and International). Transfer time between the airport and Brisbane city is approximately 35 minutes. Along with taxi’s, Brisbane airport has an Airtrain passenger rail service as another transport option that transports you to Brisbane city, this service runs until 10:00pm every day.
Brisbane has a subtropical climate with warm or hot weather for most of the year. Brisbane’s climate is very sunny, with around 2,800 hours of sunshine annually. Most rainfall is in summer.
Australia’s national currency is Australian dollars (AUD), which comes in denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 notes. Coins come in 5, 10, 20 and 50 cent and one and two dollar denominations.
KEY PHONE NUMBERS
Brisbane Visitor Information & Booking Centre: (07) 3006 6290
TransLink (transport information): 13 12 30
Black & White Cabs: 13 32 22
Yellow Cabs: 13 19 24
Emergency (ambulance, police or fire brigade): Dial 000