|SAO Programme Code||AS1|
|SAO Programme Type||G2*|
|Programme Period||8 June to 10 July 2020 (5 weeks)|
|U Macau Application Deadline||21 February 2020|
*Students are tested on the first day of their course to determine their GE class level.
*SAO reserves the right to change the programme type/amount of sponsorship based on the actual expenses spent during the trip
(Very Unsatisfied 1 – 4 Very Satisfied)
Overall experience : 3.33
– Procedure of the application: 3.3
– The length of the application: 3.4
– The attitude of the staff in consulate/embassy: 3.4
- Participants can apply Visitor Visa (Subclass 600) instead of student visa.
- Please don’t apply visa from TaoBao (淘宝). They are not reliable.
– Course Intensity (Very intensive 1 – 4 Not intensive): 2.6
– Payment of programme fee: 3.2
– Course arrangement: 3.1
– Airport pick up service: 3.04
– The entertainment of extra activities: 3.18
- Pick-up service is expensive. Students may take Uber or bus to campus as it is cheaper.
- Participants only have class in the morning so they have plenty of free-time in the afternoon. However, shops close at 17:30.
- EIBC course is really useful as it is closely related to business workplace language.
- Speaking activities and writing assignments really help to improve my English.
– The price: 3.2
– The location: 3.2
– The cleanliness: 3.4
– The Facilities: 3.4
– The attitude of staff: 3.3
- The location of the homestay family is far away from campus. It takes 40-50 mins up to a maximum of 60-70 mins by bus or train.
- Class starts at 8:15 so we need to wake up at 6:30 in the morning and catch the bus at 7:10.
- Homestay may not fully reach to your requirement
– The price: 3
– The taste: 3.1
Comments: limited choices and it is a bit expensive (AUD$50 per week)
- ATMs in Australia support Union debit cards
- The course is very useful to improve your English
- Homestay is a good living experience