Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

College

What is Liberty International College?

Liberty International is a boutique College located in the heart of Brisbane. We offer the highest quality education and opportunities for students other educational facilities cannot provide; like employment support, and accommodation support.

Where is Liberty International College located?

Liberty International College is located at 490 Upper Edward Street, Spring Hill, Brisbane, Australia. Just a short 5 minute walk from the heart of the CBD.

Are there amenities nearby?

Liberty College is located in the central business district. Immediately surrounding the college are eateries, a post office, accommodation, and access to buses. Train services, supermarkets, and shopping malls are just a 5 minute walk down the road.

When was Liberty International College founded?

Liberty College was founded in 2017 as a subsidiary of CJB Panels which was founded in 1984.

Who are the founders of Liberty International College?

Liberty College is a family run business which is managed by husband-and-wife team; Ricardo Novais and Julie Lee. Being a family run business, a lot of passion and care is put into the business, to offer the best courses and pathways for students, as well as providing the best Australian experience for international students.

Courses

What courses do Liberty International College offer?

What is the schedule for courses starting in 2018?

All of our intakes occur on the following date: January 8 2018, April 9 2018, July 9 2018, and October 8 2018. Our IELTS courses run on their own intake due to them being a short course.

Enrolment

How to enrol?

You can start your application process by completing our online enrolment form at https://libertycollege.edu.au/apply-now/ or by downloading the pdf enrolment form and emailing it to info@libertycollege.edu.au, along with your English Proficiency Level and supporting documents.

What is the schedule for courses starting in 2018?

All of our intakes occur on the following date: January 8 2018, April 9 2018, July 9 2018, and October 8 2018. Our IELTS courses run on their own intake due to them being a short course.

Visa Related

How to apply a student visa?

Once you have accepted your offer and receive a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) you can then collate your documents to apply for a student visa. We advise you do this process with the help of a migration agent.

Can I study on a tourist visa?

Yes, you can study whilst on a tourist visa. However the length of your tourist visa may not be the full length of your elected course.

What happens when my visa expires?

Prior to the expiration of your visa, if you wish to extend your stay, you must begin the renewal process for extension. We recommended allowing at least one month prior to the expiration date for this. Otherwise, if you do not wish to extend you must ensure you depart the country prior to your visa expiration date.

Student Related

Can I apply for a scholarship?

Yes you can. Liberty International College have a set number of scholarships available to students who require either financial assistance or come from difficult backgrounds. You can apply for the scholarship on our website at https://libertycollege.edu.au/scholarship-application/. This application must be submitted with an enrolment application. Scholarship applications that do not have a paired enrolment application will not be accepted.

What accommodation is available for students?

Liberty International College have a partnership with Quest apartments. If required, we can assist you in arranging your accommodation through them. We are also in the process of gaining more partnerships with other accommodation facilities throughout Brisbane.

What happens if I miss class?

If you happen to miss a class due to medical reasons or an accident you must notify Liberty International College via email at info@libertycollege.edu.au with either the relevant medical certificate or notarized letter. If you have made pre-approved arrangements with your trainer for a missed class, that is fine, it just needs to be put in writing.

Starting Classes

What time do classes start and finish everyday?

Classes start at 8.30am and finish a 4.30pm with breaks included. IELTS classes start at 9.00am and finish at 2.00pm.

What materials are provided to me?

Depending on your course of study, textbooks, online materials and/or personal protective equipment will be provided to you, and are covered under your materials fee.

Help

Can I have a refund if I am not able to attend classes or I am not happy with the College?

If an incident takes place that will no longer allow you to attend, you must submit your refund request in writing within 14 days, whatever the reason may be. A full refund will only be given up to 28 days prior to the course commencement date. If less than 28 days notice is given with the intention to withdraw from the course, then a 50% refund will be issued. If you fail to commence with or without notifying the college, no refund will be available except in special circumstances.
You can read the refund policy more in detail here: https://libertycollege.edu.au/international-student-refund-policy/

What happens if I don’t like my trainer?

If a student is unhappy with their trainer, with reason, they are able to issue a complaint to the College. Upon submission, the complain will be reviewed and the College will take whatever means necessary to resolve the issue.