HIGHER EDUCATION ORIENTATION 26 May,2014 | 10.00am Level 1, Room 1A – 422 Little Collins Street, Melbourne AGENDA 10.00 : Presentation 11.00 : Enrolment & Student Cards 12.00: Conclusion PRESENTATION SUMMARY 1. Message/CIC Overview Hock-Thye Chan(Chief Academic Officer) 2. EduCo/CIC Marketing Overview Ali Butt, Arun Yoshith (Marketing & Sales Team ) 3. CIC Higher Education Rakibur Rehman, Parul Bhatnagar 4. Student Welfare Hyacinth Dagama Denis Sheehan, Gwendolyn Monteiro (Student Counsellor) 5. Australian Federation of International Students Inc. 6. Q&A CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE HIGHER EDUCATION STAFF • The Student Welfare Team is made up of three professionals that can assist you. We have male and Chief Academic : Hock-Thye Chan femaleOfficer staff and different nationalities amongst the Team. Director of Higher Education • This service is :FREE AND HED Administration Officer : Symphony Mary Joseph Cheng Chan (William) Melissa Lawson Course Advisor : Baljinder Kaur Senior Lecturer Accounting : Dr. Rakibur Khan Senior Lecturer Management : Dr. Parul Bhatnagar CONFIDENTIAL ADJUSTING TO LIFE ON MELBOURNE Police assistance is available 24-hours-a-day in Australia. For life-threatening emergencies (police, fire and ambulance), call 000 and request an interpreter if you need one. 000 is a free call. In Australia, drive on the left. Seat belts must be worn by the driver and passengers at all times. Take care when crossing roads – look left, right and left again for cars, trams, cyclists and other pedestrians. Wait for the green man if you are crossing at the crossing. There is an $80 fine for “J” walking. Keep your wallet, bag, mobile phone and other personal belongings secure at all times. If you're approached by a person asking for money, it is your choice to donate money or to say no and walk away. The legal drinking age in Australia is 18 years and over. Drinking alcohol in public places is not permitted in Melbourne's central activity district at any time. ADJUSTING TO LIFE ON MELBOURNE Renting Accommodation: Student Housing Australia: http://sha.com.au/ Domain Australia: http://www.domain.com.au/ Local facilities Melbourne CBD: Medical Clinics: Collins Street Medical Centre 7th Floor / 267 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 Tel: (03) 9654 6088 Fax: (03) 9654 7028 Website: www.collinsstmedicalcentre.com.au Hospitals: The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan Street (corner of Royal Parade) Parkville ADJUSTING TO LIFE ON MELBOURNE Public libraries : State Library of Victoria 328 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000 Phone:(03) 8664 7000 Hours: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm Parks and activities: City of Melbourne http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/parksandactivities Recreation centres: The City of Melbourne operates a number of recreation centres. To see what's on offer and how they can assist you to get active, visit their websites: • Melbourne City Baths melbourne.vic.gov.au/mcb • North Melbourne Recreation Centre melbourne.vic.gov.au/nmrc • Carlton Baths melbourne.vic.gov.au/carltonbaths ADJUSTING TO LIFE ON MELBOURNE Transport Information: When travelling on public transport ensure you have a Myki card. They are available from major train stations. Trains, trams and buses run from approx. 5.00 am to Midnight, 7 days a week. The service is more frequent from Monday to Friday The city is divided into two zones with travel in Zone 1 being cheaper. http://ptv.vic.gov.au/ | http://www.metrotrains.com.au/ Safety: Getting on and off trams, watch for cars and bikes that may not stop Ask for directions and assistance as people are usually willing to help Ring 000 to contact police or emergency services When crossing roads always be careful and look left The narrow streets in the CBD are usually one way, so check which way the traffic is going. Use traffic lights wherever possible, but always check before stepping out as cars sometimes go through a red light Check that the house you are in has fire alarms Check that there is an alternative exit in case of fire and that is always able to be opened from inside COMPLAINTS AND APPEALS CIC has a documented procedure, the Student Complaints and Appeals Procedure by which it ensures that students will be granted immediate access to the College’s complaints and appeals processes. Refer to http://www.cambridgecollege.com.au/vic. Students are encouraged, in the first instance, to resolve the concern or difficulty directly with the staff member(s) and/or students concerned. If a satisfactory solution cannot be reached via (above), the matter should be referred to the Higher Education Course Coordinator if the matter is of an academic nature or to a Student Counsellor if the matter is more of a personal nature. In the event that a student feels that the matter cannot be resolved via (above) the student should access the College formal Complaints and Appeals Procedure by filling the Student Complaints and Appeals form (available at reception and on the Student Intranet) and lodging this form at Reception. KNOW YOUR VISA CONDITIONS YOUR TUITION FEE Term Fees is due & payable in full by Term Start Date Making Payments • Payments can be made by EFTPOS, Direct Debit, Bank Cheque etc. Invoices • Invoices are received two weeks before commencement Term Fees are due & payable in full by Term Start Date 7 Days Overdue • Overdue Administration Fee $30.00 charged Later than 7 days could result in • • Final Warning Letter Enrolment Cancellation HIGHER EDUCATION AT CIC BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (ACCOUNTING) BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (MANAGEMENT) BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (MARKETING) CRICOS Code 072490C CRICOS Code 072493M CRICOS Code 072491B TERM DURATION – 6 WEEKS WEEK 1- COURSE OUTLINE Meet course lecturer/tutor Subject details Types of assessments Due dates for assessments WEEK 1-6: Subject Delivered Study Break 1 Week Exam Period 1 Week 02nd June – 11 July ,2014 14th July – 18th July,2014 21st July – 25th July,2014 ACADEMIC COURSE PROGRESS Study two(2) subjects Every term Must pass more than 50 percent of the subjects you are enrolled in every term in order to achieve satisfactory academic progress. If you are unable to achieve satisfactory course progress we encourage you to speak to the academics or the student counsellors. LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM • The CIC Online learning system is fast, flexible and adaptable. • LMS provides a simple, clear view of all learning activities and resources for a subject. • Provides assessment information and assignment submission. USER NAME: SXXXXX (Student No.) PASSWORD: SXXXXX (Student No.) must be changed on first login Support email: [email protected] (for technical support) STUDENT COMMUNICATION • • Primary communication is via your student email [email protected] Password: DD/MM/YYYY ( must be changed on first login) • ALL Correspondence to/from the college will be via your Student email • Timetable , Course Plan, Results, Lecturer/Tutor correspondence Login ID: SXXXXX Password: DD/MM/YYYY English only policy in college Primary communication is via your student email [email protected] STUDENT WELFARE TEAM OUR TEAM The CIC Student Welfare Team provides support in helping students learn successful strategies for dealing with any issues they may have during their stay in Australia. *Please note this service is free and confidential. YOUR TUITION FEE Payments made by EFTPOS, Direct Debit, bank Cheque etc. Invoices received two weeks before commencement Term Fees are due & payable in full by Term Start Date 7 Days Overdue • Overdue Administration Fee $30.00 charged Later than 7 days could result in • • Final Warning Letter Enrolment Cancellation STUDENT WELFARE TEAM The Student Welfare Team is made up of three professionals that can assist you. We have male and female staff and different nationalities amongst the Team. *Please note this service is free and confidential. Availability of Staff We are available to meet with students individually or in groups, usually: Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm, but these hours are flexible. STUDENT WELFARE TEAM Office Location Level 7/ 422 Little Collins Street, (Room 7A) How do I approach Student Welfare? • Information available on student notice boards with our photo’s and individual e-mail addresses. • You can ask your Teacher or the person in reception at your school to fix up an appointment. • You can also make Personal contact through phone or e-mail where you can leave a message and your phone number and we will get back to you. CIC ONLINE COMMUNITY • Find Out About Life On Campus • Connect With Existing Students & Teachers • Course Updates • Share Photos • Discover Upcoming Student Activities • Advertise/Look for Shared Accommodation • Course Enquiries • Student Feedback CambridgeCollegeAUS TheCICAustralia cic_aus TheCICAustralia WHERE TO GO Address: Level 5 422 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, Victori a, 3000, Australia Phone: +61 3 9663 4933 Email: [email protected] ollege.com.au Website: www.cambridgeco llege.com.au ANY QUESTIONS?