1. How to Apply
The first stage of applying to Excelsia College is the online application form. As you proceed with the form, please read carefully, complete all fields and attach all documentation listed on the checklist.
Once you have submitted your online application, the Registrar’s Office will email you confirming: the receipt of your application, which round of offers you are in and when the offer date for that round is and any missing or uncertified documentation. After your application details have been confirmed your chosen school will contact you regarding the next stage. Please keep in mind that under the privacy legislation, Excelsia College is able to communicate only with the applicant about their application, and not with family members or other representatives.
- Submission of an application: Educational requirements typically involve the successful completion of the NSW Higher School Certificate (or equivalent), or completion of other tertiary studies.
- Interview and Audition (Includes musicianship skills testing)
- Submission of an application: Educational requirements typically involve the successful completion of the NSW Higher School Certificate. View alternative pathways and further information here.
- Interview and Assessment: For artistic requirements view the Audition Information
- International or interstate students may submit an audition DVD accompanied by a written description of previous dramatic experience. Scholarship auditions are held on campus, and cannot be presented by video. View DVD Audition Information.
- An approved undergraduate degree that meets the NSW BOSTES requirements for
- Primary teaching: http://www.nswteachers.nsw.edu.au/future-returning-teachers/become-a-teacher/primary-school
- Secondary teaching http://nswteachers.nsw.edu.au/future-returning-teachers/become-a-teacher/high-school/
- Meet academic literacy and numeracy testing standards, benchmarked against Year 9 Naplan Tests, at the on-campus unit EDPF501/EDSF501 Course Tutorial Workshops I.
- Demonstrate suitable non-academic attributes during the on-campus unit EDPF501/EDSF501 Course Tutorial and Workshops I.
- strong interpersonal and communication skills
- willingness to learn
- organisational and planning skills
Applicants with an overseas undergraduate degree must meet, at a minimum, IELTS overall 7.5, with a minimum of 8.0 in speaking and listening modules, and a minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing modules. The IELTS must be dated within 24 months.
Once your application is passed on to the School of Counselling the Head of Counselling will assess your suitability for counsellor training.
You will be asked to provide a written rationale, a written set of goals, and participation in an admission interview designed to explore interpersonal skills. Furthermore, you be asked to provide two personal references from persons able to comment on your suitability to work within a helping profession.
To qualify for entry into the School for Business you must:
Offer of a Place
The Admissions Committee meets to review applications. Please note that only the Admissions Committee can offer applicants a place in a course.
If your application is successful, you will be notified by email on the date listed on the Application Closing Dates & Round Offers chart. A Letter of Offer via email will follow, detailing your admission and any conditions or provisions that may apply. If you are not successful in gaining admission, you will receive an email notifying you of this.
Responding to an Offer
With your emailed Letter of Offer you will receive a link to the online Response Form to indicate your acceptance of the terms and conditions of your offer. The offer of a place is formalised by the Agreement, and will lapse if the Agreement is not received by the stated due date.
The day after Agreements are due for each round, applicants will receive an email from the Registrar’s Office acknowledging their response and providing further information about getting started.
Once you have accepted your place in the course, you will finalise your enrolment on Orientation Week. Your Head of School/Program Director will be available to assist with your subject choices, a study plan for the year and set a target date by which you would like to complete the course.
Information on how to enrol via the Student Portal will be emailed to you by the Registrar’s Office.