Yes, you need a valid visa to travel to Australia. Depending on your country of origin you may be able to apply for your visa online http://www.immi.gov.au/
Yes. If you are tourist visa holder you can study at Discover English for up to 3 months.
General English and IELTS preparation courses at Discover English start every Monday so you can start anytime you like! For Cambridge ESOL and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) start dates please see our Courses.
It’s up to you! You can study from one week to one hundred weeks, your choice. You can complete our short online placement test and we will assess your proficiency level and recommend a course suitable for you.
Discover English employs teachers from a variety of English speaking countries like Australia, New Zealand, UK, United States, Canada and South Africa. You can read more about them here.
Commencement and orientation for new students starts from 8:00am. Please bring your letter of offer or Confirmation of Enrolment, passport and visa copy. You will take a placement test so we can assess your level and assign you to the appropriate class. All students have to attend a comprehensive orientation. We will give you a campus tour and introduce you to the key staff members. To finish off we will take you for a quick walking tour of Melbourne city.
Our students come from more than 20 different countries. Have a look at our nationality mix.
Discover English offers a weekly Job Club which all students with work rights in Australia are encouraged to attend. During the Job Club we will help you to:
You will also receive a list of useful websites where to look for work and tips on how to approach a prospective workplace. Our staff are always available to discuss the Australian taxation system, work rights and your visa work conditions and limitations.
Moving to another country can be challenging and difficult experience. Discover English offers broad student support services for students like you. We understand the challenges of coming to a country that has different culture, language and customs, as many of our staff have shared your experience in the past. We also recommend you read our blog with useful articles to overcome homesickness and other challenges while living in Melbourne.
Melbourne has four seasons (we are also known to experience four seasons in one day!):
SUMMER - December to February
AUTUMN - March to May
WINTER - June to August
SPRING - September to November
Each month there is something exciting happening, so Discover Melbourne.
Yes, Discover English offers activities 7 days per week. We encourage all the students to attend the after class cultural and social activities as it's the perfect way to meet new friends, practice your English and explore Melbourne city. Follow us on Facebook to keep you updated with what's happening at Discover English.
Yes! If you are meeting the entry requirements you will be able to change the course.
Yes. Each time you level up or change the course you need to have a new textbook.
Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org to find out what our current specials are!
There are many reasons but here are the most important 10!
Melbourne is a reasonably priced major city with a range of living options. As a guide, you will need a
minimum of $20,290* (excluding tuition) per year to cover accommodation, daily living costs, health services and other expenses. The amount of money you bring is a personal choice, but you must ensure you have enough money to cover certain typical expenses, for example:
Share accommodation: $140 – $200 p/w (bond usually: 4 weeks rent (payable as a deposit)
Monthly transport ticket (Zone 1+2) 30 days: $155
Monthly mobile phone plan: $40
Lunch: $6 – $10
Local telephone call: 50c
Mobile Broadband: $29 p/m
*All costs are indicative only and in Australian dollars