Policies, Procedures and Legislative Compliance

Legislative Compliance - ESOS and National Code 2018

The National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (National Code 2018) supports the National Strategy for International Education 2025 to advance Australia as a global leader in education, training, and research. Please visit the website for the most up to date Factsheets which explain the following 11 standards.

UNE ESOS Obligations web page

ELC admission policies

English Language Requirements for Admission

For further information, please refer to UNE's Policy for English Language Requirements for Admission.

  1. Personal information which is supplied for UNE English Language Centre (ELC) applications is used by the University of New England (UNE) to administer student applications and may be provided to Commonwealth and State agencies, and to the Fund Manager of the Education Services for Overseas Students Assurance Fund. Under student visa regulations, UNE is obliged to notify the relevant department of changes in enrolment details and any breach of student visa conditions relating to attendance or to satisfactory performance in a course.
  2. UNE is subject to Privacy Laws in Australia. See UNE's Privacy Management Rule.
School-Aged Dependants

Any school-aged dependants accompanying you to Australia will be required to pay full fees if they are enrolled in either a Government or non-Government school. Go to the Department of Home Affairs website for information on visa and school attendance requirements.

For more information visit the NSW Government Schools online Application Portal.

Transfer Policy
  1. Student visas are issued for ELC study at The University of New England (UNE). Transfers to another institution before the end of a course is not allowed, unless written permission is obtained from the Department of Immigration. The Department will approve transfers only in exceptional circumstances.
  2. Student visas are issued for study at the University of New England and/or the UNE English Language Centre. Transfer to another Provider (Institution) prior to the completion of 6 months of a student’s principle course will only be approved under limited circumstances. See the International Student Transfer Policy and Procedures for more details.