International Students


To help ensure your stay in Australia is pleasant and fulfilling, the Australian government has created a document that provides all international students with essential information. Titled the "Guide to studying and living in Australia", the document outlines what you should do to prepare before you leave your own country, what you should be aware of upon entering the country and other rules, regulations and helpful tips to assist in a smooth transition

Kangan Institute is one of Australia's premier vocational education providers. It offers internationally-recognised, high quality accredited courses to the international market.

We are Victoria’s major training provider for the automotive industry and we have a specialist Centre for Fashion. Kangan Institute is one of the state’s largest providers of traineeship and apprenticeship training.

We are a progressive and award winning educational facility that embraces people from all over the world.

Certificate, diploma and advanced diploma courses are available, and on successful completion of these courses articulation into university degree programs may be an option.

We offer high quality courses designed with industry, for industry, which means you gain relevant and sought after skills in the area of your choice.

We deliver courses to international students at seven conveniently located campuses across both Melbourne and Bendigo. You’ll find us in Bendigo City, Bendigo Charleston Road, Broadmeadows, Docklands, Essendon, Moonee Ponds and Richmond.

So let Kangan Institute help you realise your full potential!

Living in Melbourne

Kangan Institute is located in Melbourne, the capital city of the State of Victoria.

The city has twice been acclaimed one of the world's most liveable cities (Economist Intelligence Unit 2002 and 2004). This ranking was based on three categories, health and safety, culture and environment, and infrastructure.

Melbourne is home to more than 3.8 million people, many of whom come from different religious and ethnic backgrounds. It is a safe, economical and enjoyable environment in which to live. For further information go to Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau website.

Melbourne is situated on the shores of Port Phillip Bay and at the mouth of the Yarra River. It offers an excellent lifestyle with many parks, theatres, sporting events and great restaurants.

The city is well laid out with an extensive network of public transport - trams, buses and trains - available. For further information go to Metlink's services.

Melbourne's climate can be described as Mediterranean: with warm to hot, dry summers and cool, crisp wet winters. January is the hottest month with temperatures ranging from 14c to 36c. The coldest month is July with temperatures ranging from 4c to 15c. For further information go to Bureau of Meteorology website.

Language Support

Having trouble writing essays? Need to brush up on grammar and spelling?

Kangan Institute offers free language support for enrolled students.

Working in small groups of students, our staff will help you develop your:

  • Writing skills (i.e. essays and reports)
  • Grammar and spelling
  • Study skills
  • Speaking skills

For further information, contact the International Department on +61 3 9279 2631.

Other Support and Services

  • Learning support
  • Personal counselling