What does an education agent do?
If you're looking for a student visa in Australia, it's a good idea to contact an education agency. Most of their education consultants have STUDIED in Australia and they're happy to share their experiences with you.
The main role of an education provider is to GUIDE YOU throughout enrolment & student visa process. They will provide OPTIONS for studying and living in Australia.
Many education institutions in Australia accept applications directly but more then 80% of all international students enrolled in courses are accompanied through EDUCATION AGENTS.
Education agents will give you ACCURATE information about courses, prices, timetable options, course delivery and of course, they will provide you up-to-date information about Australian student visa policy as most of them they've been dealing with student visa applications on DAILY BASIS.
How to choose an education agent ?
Every Australian education provider must have a formal contract with an education agent under Australian law.
Education provider MONITORS performance of each education agencies to make sure that international students receive accurate information about courses, enrolment process, genuine entrant temporary requirements, providing information about compulsory Overseas Student Health Cover and more.
Agents MUST ABIDE by the Education Services for Overseas Students Framework including the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (ESOS ACT 2000) and the National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (The National Code).
When you choose education provider, you can check online on its website which agencies represent them and who are contracted to represent them.
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