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European Australian Business : 2008
airports make travelling to and around Australia efficient and economical. Train and bus travel allow you flexibility in each city. GEOS International Col- leges Australia also offers a Superlink programme - this allows the student to study at any 2 Australian Colleges and the airfare between colleges is free. *Conditions apply. Living in Australia There are a variety of accommodation options available to students. These include: n+#7; Homestay n+#7; Apartments n+#7; Hostels/Backpackers n+#7; Share Accommodation. Homestay The language and cultural benefits of staying with a Homestay family are enormous and life-long friendships are made. Students are placed with our Homestay families based on their lifestyle and interests. Regular quality checks are conducted by our Student Services Department. Apartments Apartments are available providing a holiday style accommodation option. The prices are seasonal and vary on the length of stay. Hostels/Backpackers Hostels/Backpackers offer dormitory style accommodation with shared fa- cilities. These also vary seasonally. Share Accommodation or Flat Mate This type of accommodation can be sought within the International student community or through an organised Flat/Shared House service. At GEOS Colleges our notice boards are available for advertising shared accommodation. Support for Students GEOS International Colleges Australia offer a wide range of support services including: n+#7; Airport reception and transfers n+#7; Accommodation placement n+#7; Pre Departure Information about each city n+#7; Orientation programmes n+#7; Welfare advice and counselling (most GEOS International Colleges Australia have multi-lingual staff) n+#7; Social and recreational activities Working and Studying Australia with its growing economy and service industries offer opportuni- ties for International students to find work if they are on student or working holiday visa. Most colleges offer Job Clubs and advertise positions sent to the Colleges on the notice boards. English as a Pathway to Further Study Studying English at a GEOS College in Australia is often the first step before continuing with further studies. GEOS International Colleges Australia has a long standing reputation of offer- ing quality English training which is recognised by many Australian institu- tions and allows students direct entry into their courses. Students can get a “packaged” offer for their studies in Australia. Quality Assurance All GEOS International Colleges Aus- tralia are accredited by The National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS). Colleges are all bound by the ESOS Act as well as the National Code of Practice. GEOS Worldwide Network GEOS International Colleges Australia is part of the GEOS Global Network founded in 1973. Within the Australian network transferring from one city to another is possible. You can choose from Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney. Choose the best Australia has to of- fer! GEOS International Colleges Australia Please refer to www.geos-oceania.com for further information Enjoying world class beaches We are truly privileged to have played a part in the cultural and learning experience of so many students who have studied at our Colleges over the years. Gary Maserow, Regional Director ‘ ‘ education 77