How to accept your offer
Congratulations on receiving an offer in the course of your choice at SIBT!
To accept your offer and to find out about commencing classes, complete the following steps:
Step 1: Understanding your Letter of Offer
Your Letter of Offer outlines the:
- SIBT course(s)/university course that has been offered
- duration of the course(s)
- commencement date(s)
- tuition fee(s)
- condition(s) of the offer (examples of conditions of the offer may include providing official or certified copies of academic transcripts, evidence or English proficiency e.g. IELTS. Prior to or at the time of accepting your offer, you must provide evidence that you have met all conditions. If you do not provide this evidence, you will not be eligible to proceed with your enrolment or student visa application.
Step 2: Payment of fees
In order to accept the offer and secure your place at SIBT it is necessary to pay the fees and charges due as indicated in the Letter of Offer. This will include partial course fees, plus the Overseas Student Health Cover charge if you're an international student.
Students (Australian Citizens and Permanent humanitarian visa holders) may be eligible for FEE-HELP, a government loan scheme.
Payment of the amount due should be made in Australian dollars. When making payment students need to include their SIBT Student ID, as listed in the Letter of Offer. See fees for details on payment options.
Step 3: Complete the Student Acceptance and Payment Agreement
In order to accept the offer of place it is necessary to review and complete Sections 2 & 4 of the Letter of Offer and return together with your payment.
Step 4: Receive confirmation from SIBT
Once SIBT receives your payment and Student Acceptance and Payment Agreement you will be issued with a receipt and provided with a confirmation of your enrolment at SIBT which includes information about the compulsory orientation and enrolment program.
International students will also receive the electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE) for the student visa application.International students should also read the international students section for information on obtaining a student visa, arranging accommodation, booking flights, airport reception and finding out about life in Sydney.
NOTE: Under 18 students must have a care giver/guardian in place before the Confirmation of Enrolment can be issued for visa purposes. Australian law regards students under the age of 18 as minors and there is a special visa requirement regarding their welfare. Students under the age of 18 must be placed in the care of a guardian while studying in Australia. Parents can nominate a guardian or arrangements can be made with Guardianship Services recommended by SIBT.
Step 5: Attend orientation and enrolment and commence your studies at SIBT
Congratulations, you are just about ready to start your SIBT course! Your first day at SIBT will begin with orientation and enrolment, which is compulsory for all new students to attend. For information about the program, please go to orientation and enrolment.