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How to Apply

1. Application for Enrolment

Apply through your agent or directly online via our international application form; attaching all required documents (e.g. academic transcripts).

ICHM will assess each application, and reserves the right to request additional information as required. This means you might need to provide additional documents or information (e.g. Statement of Purpose) to satisfy the Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirement. This information may also be reviewed by ICHM’s external verification agent.

Certified academic transcripts/supporting documents must be provided in English. These may be certified by the school/institution that issued the original documents, Public Notary or other independent source approved by ICHM.


2. Letter of Offer

ICHM will advise you of the outcome of your application within two weeks. Some applications (e.g. those requiring external verification) may take longer to process, as additional information is required. Credit transfer applications usually take extra time. 

If your application to ICHM is successful, ICHM will send a Letter of Offer to you or your agent, confirming the course you have been offered, fees payable and course commencement date.

To accept the offer you must sign and return the Acceptance Letter and pay the New Student Fee of A$250. This must be done in 21 days after the date of the Letter of Offer from ICHM.  


3. Confirmation of Enrolment

Upon receipt of the New Student Fee, ICHM will formally notify you that you have been accepted. The electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) form will be sent directly to your representative if they are assisting with your application. You will need the CoE to apply for your Student Visa.


4. Payment of Semester Fees

The invoice in step 2 will advise you of the amount and due date for payment. If you receive the Letter of Offer within 60 days or less of the commencement date, then full fees are payable immediately upon receipt of this letter.


5. Student Visa Application

International students intending to study at ICHM must apply for a Student Visa. For more information regarding student visas, visit theAustralian Government Department of Home Affairs website. 

In almost all cases, international students should engage an authorised ICHM agent to assist them with their application and visa process. 


6. New Student Information Pack

Approximately six weeks prior to course commencement, you will be sent an information pack outlining what you need to bring and answers to frequently asked questions. New students should also advise ICHM when they will arrive at campus and if pickup is required. Please ensure that the ICHM Admissions Office has your correct personal email address.


7. Pack Your Bags for an Unforgettable Experience

Most students don’t know anyone else when they first arrive. We suggest you relax, don’t worry, and be your friendly, outgoing self.

ICHM has great orientation activities, designed especially to make you feel welcome and settle in as quickly as possible.



Payment of Fees & Payment Plans

International student fees must be paid via Flywire.

Flywire allows you to pay securely from banks worldwide offering competitive foreign exchange rates and no hidden fees. Depending on your home country, payment options can include local bank transfer, credit card, e-payments, e-wallets, and more.

To make your payment, go to

If you need help with your payment, go to

Payment Plans Information & Application Form

  • New international students will have to pay the first semester fees upfront

  • In subsequent semesters students can elect to pay via instalment.


ESOS and the National Code of Practice

The Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Legislative Framework has been designed to establish and maintain national standards for the provision of education and training services to international students. The legislation aims to protect international students and guarantee quality education. The ESOS Framework link below provides a brief summary of the Act, you can also view the full version.


The National Code of Practice provides nationally consistent standards for the conduct of registered providers and the registration of their courses.







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