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Aug presentation to nyp phyisotherapy jun 2011 distribution

  1. 1. June 2011<br />Studying in Australia and United Kingdom<br />Nanyang Polytechnic Physiotherapy <br />
  2. 2. Topics Covered<br />Who is AUG? <br />Why should I go to Australia or United Kingdom? <br />Which University can I go to? <br />What courses can I study?<br />Will my degree be recognised?<br />When can I study? <br />How much is it going to cost me? <br />Any financial aid / scholarships available?<br />How can I apply? <br />Any other requirements? <br />Where can I stay? <br />What else can AUG do for me?<br />
  3. 3. Who AUG Are<br />Previously known as Aus-Ed and renamed AUG – Aus-Ed and Uni-Ed Group <br />Established in 1995<br />18 offices in 6 countries<br />Impartial Course and Career Counselling<br />All Counsellors are extremely knowledgeable and qualified <br />
  4. 4. What AUG Can Do For You<br /><ul><li>Comprehensive Education Counselling
  5. 5. Application Processing To Australian Institutions
  6. 6. Obtaining Offers And Handling Acceptances
  7. 7. Accommodation Arrangements
  8. 8. Flight Bookings
  9. 9. Pre-Departure Seminar
  10. 10. No charges for our services</li></li></ul><li>Why Study in Australia and UK?<br />Well-established education system with a dynamic and exciting study environment<br />Wide range of courses in sectors from schools to postgraduate programs<br />Global recognition for courses due to high quality<br />Universities equipped with state-of-the-art libraries, research facilities and laboratories<br />Each university has an International student office to help students adjust to life in Australia and United Kingdom<br />Graduates hold prominent positions worldwide and are accepted at leading universities around the worldto study at postgraduate level <br />Multi-Cultural Hotspot – a unique educational experience with students from diverse nationalities<br />
  11. 11. Australian Universities Pathways<br />Universities Pathways<br />GCE ‘O’ Levels / Other qualifications equivalent to Year 10<br />GCE ‘A’ Levels / IB / Other qualifications equivalent to Yr 12<br />Diploma<br />Foundation in Australia<br />Bachelors Degree<br />1 – 4 yrs (based on advanced standing)<br />(4th year Honours)<br />3 – 7 yrs (Double Degrees)<br />Bachelors Degree<br />3 - 4 yrs <br />(4th year Honours)<br />4 - 7 yrs (Double Degrees)<br />Masters Degree: 1 – 2 yrs<br />PhD: 4 yrs<br />
  12. 12. Universities Pathways<br />GCE ‘O’ Levels / Other qualifications equivalent to Year 10<br />GCE ‘A’ Levels / IB / Other qualifications equivalent to Yr 12<br />Diploma<br />Foundation in Australia<br />Bachelors Degree<br />1 – 4 yrs (based on advanced standing)<br />(4th year Honours)<br />3 – 7 yrs (Double Degrees)<br />Bachelors Degree<br />3 - 4 yrs <br />(4th year Honours)<br />4 - 7 yrs (Double Degrees)<br />Masters Degree: 1 – 2 yrs<br />PhD: 4 yrs<br />
  13. 13. Australia<br />
  14. 14. 1 Year Conversion Pathway to Australian Universities<br />- University of South Australia<br /><ul><li>Adelaide most affordable mainland capital city to live in Australia – low cost of living
  15. 15. Adelaide known for its city living in relaxed environment
  16. 16. Over 14,000 international students in UniSA
  17. 17. City East campus located in city centre of Adelaide, recognised as a health hub for studies in health sciences
  18. 18. On campus physiotherapy clinic
  19. 19. Close to Royal Adelaide hospital, South Australia’s biggest hospital
  20. 20. 20 mins from Adelaide city to beach; close by premier shopping spot, Rundle Mall
  21. 21. Public transport discounts for students studying in Adelaide
  22. 22. Residential colleges, student apartments readily available</li></li></ul><li>1 Year Conversion Pathway to Australian Universities<br />- Curtin University<br /><ul><li>Curtin University, located within Perth is only 5 hours plane ride from Singapore
  23. 23. Multicultural, cosmopolitan and safe city, alive with arts, theatre, music, food and shopping culture
  24. 24. Perth has more hours of sunshine than any other Australian capital city – Mild winters and hot summers
  25. 25. Bentley campus only 15 mins away from Perth CBD area – Largest campus of Curtin University at 116 hectares
  26. 26. Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute on campus initiates research, education and practice for health science courses
  27. 27. On campus accommodation available for 1,175 students</li></li></ul><li>Other Pathways for Physiotherapy to Australian Universities<br />
  28. 28. United Kingdom<br />
  29. 29. 1 Year Conversion Pathway to UK Universities – Queen Margaret University<br /><ul><li>Queen Margaret University, located in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital. - only 6 mins by train from Edinburgh City Centre
  30. 30. Campus Neighbourhood – within Musselburgh, a coastal town with beach, restaurants, theatre, sports centre/swimming pools, public park and museum.
  31. 31. New campus opened in autumn 2007 with latest technologies and campus faculties
  32. 32. Faculty has specialized teaching facilities such as motion analysis, human performance research and neuromuscular assessment laboratories
  33. 33. 800 brand new study bedrooms in 3-6 students sharing with self catered kitchens available</li></li></ul><li>1 Year Conversion Pathway to UK Universities – Coventry University<br /><ul><li>Coventry, 8th largest city in UK, only one hour away from London by train and 20mins from Birmingham and Coventry airport.
  34. 34. 4th Safest place to study in UK and recently ranked as 3rd cheapest city for students’ cost of living
  35. 35. Coventry University, right in the city centre surrounded by shops, bars, restaurants and banks
  36. 36. Physiotherapy has been established at Coventry for over 40 years
  37. 37. Faculty of Health and Life Sciences has over 300 staff and 4000 students.
  38. 38. Recognised for high quality of its provision of applied and professional courses
  39. 39. 2 catered and 8 self-catered residential halls for students</li></li></ul><li>1 Year Conversion Pathway to UK Universities – Glasgow Caledonian University<br /><ul><li>Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and is home to around 600,000 people
  40. 40. Glasgow is only one hour away by plane from London
  41. 41. Glasgow Caledonian University is one of the largest universities in Scotland with over 17,000 students. Campus is self-contained and situated right in the heart of city of Glasgow
  42. 42. University campus a short walk from city centre and two main railway stations
  43. 43. School of Health is one of the largest providers of Health and Social Care graduates in the UK with 300 staff and 4000 students
  44. 44. Practical Facilities including clinical simulation laboratories, a virtual hospital located in purposed built modern school building </li></li></ul><li>Professional Accreditation<br />Australia<br /><ul><li>Australian Physiotherapy Council</li></ul>United Kingdom<br /><ul><li>UK Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  45. 45. UK Health Professions Council (HPC)</li></li></ul><li>Polytechnic Exemptions<br /><ul><li>Similar Discipline
  46. 46. 1 - 3 yrs to complete
  47. 47. Different Discipline
  48. 48. 2 - 3 yrs to complete
  49. 49. Double Degrees
  50. 50. 3 - 4 yrs to complete</li></li></ul><li>Entry Requirements for 1 Year Conversion Course<br /><ul><li>Diploma of Physiotherapy required
  51. 51. Most Universities based on ranking of students’ Grade Point Average (GPA) at Diploma level
  52. 52. Quota based course for each intake
  53. 53. GPA ~ 3.0 and above for good chance of first round offers
  54. 54. Subsequent rounds of offers will be issued if vacancies are available - for lower achieving GPA students
  55. 55. Students are encouraged to apply for few Universities through AUG Singapore </li></li></ul><li>Academic Year<br />Australia<br />Semester 1: February to June<br />Semester 2: July to November<br />United Kingdom<br />Semester 1: September to December<br />Semester 2: January to June<br />
  56. 56. Annual Cost of Tuition Fees<br />Australia<br />Physiotherapy: <br />A$22,000 to A$31,000<br />Health Sciences: <br />A$21,000 to A$26,000<br />*Subject to 3-5% increment per year<br />Exchange Rate – AUD$1 = SGD$1.32 <br />(correct as of 29/06/2011 <br />United Kingdom<br />Physiotherapy: <br />GBP$10,000 to GBP$11,000<br />Health Sciences: <br />A$20,500 to A$25,900<br />*Subject to 3-5% increment per year<br />Exchange Rate – GBP$1 = SGD$2.00 <br />(correct as of 29/06/2011 <br />
  57. 57. Annual Cost of Living<br />Australia<br />Sydney and Melbourne <br /> A$18,000 - A$20,000<br />Brisbane and Perth<br />A$15,000 - A$18,000<br />Adelaide <br />A$12,000 - A$13,000<br />Part-time work:<br />max 20hrs/week<br />United Kingdom<br />Inner London<br />GBP$9,600 – GBP$10,800 <br />Outer London<br />GBP$7,200 – GBP$8,400<br />Part-time work:<br />max 20hrs/week<br />
  58. 58. Application Timeline<br />
  59. 59. Application Procedure<br />Australia<br /><ul><li>Individual Application Form
  60. 60. Diploma Award
  61. 61. Diploma Transcripts</li></ul>United Kingdom<br /><ul><li>Application through centralized system
  62. 62. Diploma Award
  63. 63. Diploma Transcripts
  64. 64. Contact and Apply through AUG Singapore for more information or queries</li></li></ul><li>International Student Visa Procedure<br />Australia<br />Singaporeans and other Level 1 Countries’ Applicants<br /><ul><li>Online Student Visa Application
  65. 65. Medical Check-up</li></ul>United Kingdom<br /><ul><li>Online Student Visa Application
  66. 66. Paper base Student Visa Application</li></li></ul><li>Coming Exhibitions<br />Study in Australia and UK Open Day<br />Oct 22nd and Oct 23rd 2011<br />Saturday and Sunday<br />11.00am – 5.00pm<br />
  67. 67. Contact Information<br />Mr Bernard Khong<br />Business Development and Recruitment /<br />Senior Education Counselor<br />AUG Singapore<br />7 Maxwell Road #02-100, Annex B<br />MND Complex<br />Singapore 069111<br />Contact Number: 6227 0380<br />Email Address: <br /><br />
  68. 68. Join Us on <br />“AUG Singapore”<br />Any Questions?Have a great day ahead!<br />