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Trinity College

Australia
Overview

Overview

Founded in 1870, Trinity College was based on the English college model of Oxford and Cambridge. Trinity is a residential college of the University of Melbourne, with the affiliation beginning in 1876. Talented international students looking to study at the University of Melbourne can follow the academically excellent Trinity College Foundation Studies (TCFS) preparatory pathway. The University of Melbourne sees approximately 25 per cent of international undergraduate students coming from Trinity's foundation studies.

TCFS is the only foundation studies program that guarantees entry to undergraduate courses at the University of Melbourne, provided that students achieve the required scores. Taught by leading academics, the TCFS program is both rigorous and challenging. It has been designed in collaboration with the University of Melbourne, with supervision provided by the university's academic board.

Having educated students from over 60 different countries, Trinity is proud of its rich 140-year history. Located only one-and-a-half kilometres from the city centre, Trinity College is found on the quiet and tranquil campus of the University of Melbourne.

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What's new

What's new

With students being unable to travel to Australia due to border closures, Trinity College now offers online classes to help students complete their studies uninterrupted.

Trinity College's online teaching and learning ensures students receive the education and support needed to give them every chance to enter Australia's number one ranked university, the University of Melbourne. Visit this link for more information about Trinity College's online learning.

Students who are keen to learn more about Trinity College foundation studies can join the college's free live lecture series over the coming months.

These online lectures will:

  • Let students meet some of Trinity's teachers
  • Give them useful information about the subjects that interest them
  • Show them the lecture style at Trinity College
  • Allow them to ask any questions about Trinity's subjects or studying there in general

Trinity College is running four sets of lectures including humanities (English and communication), STEM, commerce and social sciences. Students who attend every lecture in a category will receive a certificate of participation.

Visit this link for more information about the lectures and to register for a free spot.

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Teaching quality

Teaching quality

Students pursuing foundation studies obtain one-on-one guidance in choosing the most ideal pathway to the University of Melbourne, which is one of the leading universities in the world known for its academic and research excellence. Apart from studying the two core subjects, students of foundation studies will also be taught three electives out of the 11 options offered.

The guidance from staff help students enrol into programs that can directly place them in the University of Melbourne's undergraduate course of their choice. These programs ensure that the students are trained in the pre-requisite subjects for the bachelor's program and also gives them an opportunity to ace the TCFS score, which assures them admission.

With 30 years of experience, Trinity College offers a flexible syllabus that prepares students for a wide variety of academic choices in all prominent universities in Australia. The university is also a top-ranked university in Australia according to the Times Higher Education Rankings 2020.

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Pathway programs

Pathway programs

The Trinity College Foundation Studies program is specifically designed for international students who meet the entry requirements with respect to both the English language and academic results. This also helps students who wish to sample Australia's university life, and enter into the University of Melbourne as well as other Australian universities.

This offers direct pathways to the University of Melbourne's degree programs. These programs provide focused discipline streams, the opportunity for students to study at their own pace, personalised advice, as well as a university experience, to prepare them for their tertiary education.

Trinity College provides one of Australia's best foundation studies programs, preparing over 1,500 international students every year for their success at the University of Melbourne, as well as other prominent Australian universities.

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How to apply

How to apply

Application steps

International students must visit the website and follow the required steps to apply to the Trinity College.

Once the application is successful, students will be sent a letter of offer. Accepted students at Trinity College get a letter of offer which provides information about the intake, course commencement date, fees payable, as well as relevant policies.

Accepting offer

To confirm their place at the college, students need to:

  • Meet any and all conditions declared in the letter of offer
  • Date and sign the acceptance page
  • Settle the first instalment appearing on the letter of offer

Fee payment methods

Students can pay their fees made through a credit card, bank draft, or direct deposit/telegraphic transfer.

Accommodation for students

Students who are under 18 years of age must get their accommodation choices approved by the college before they apply for student visas.

Confirming an enrolment

On receipt of payment, as well as meeting the guidelines of the Department of Home Affairs, Trinity College will confirm the student enrolments.

Visa application

Students must present the electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (e-COE), CAAW letter (for students under 18) as well as other required documents to apply for a student visa.

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Scholarships & funding

Scholarships & funding

In the year 2020, the college will award 40 tuition fee remissions of 50 per cent for students who join the foundation studies program. These scholarships are allocated on the basis of competitiveness and will be awarded according to the academic merit of the students.

To be eligible for the scholarship, prospective students are required to have excellent results in their high schools, not be a permanent Australian resident, as well as have lodged the Trinity College foundation studies application form. A separate application is not necessary for the scholarship.

There are various selection rounds with a designated number of scholarships for each intake:

Foundation studies

  • 12 March 2021 for the July fast track 2021 intake
  • 9 April 2021 for the July comprehensive/comprehensive plus 2021 intake
  • 30 April 2021 for the August main 2021 intake
  • 18 June 2021 for the October fast track 2021 intake

TCAEP

  • 9 April 2021 for the Level 1 + July comprehensive plus 2021 intake
  • 30 April 2021 for the Level 1 and Level 2 + August main 2021 intake
  • 30 April 2021 for the Level 2 + August main 2021 intake

Successful candidates will be notified via email within two weeks of the selection round being held.

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Location

Location

Australia is a nation that is famous for its coastal towns and beaches, cultural sites, unique wildlife, world-class food, sporting achievements, and multicultural population.

Why Melbourne?

Frequently named as one of the most liveable cities in the world, Melbourne, is an entertaining and exciting place to be. It is a multicultural and modern city of nearly four million people, famous for its architecture, diversity, trams, shopping, and sport. The city of Melbourne is also widely renowned for its excellent coffee and food, with several hidden restaurants and cafes to discover.

Melbourne is also considered as Australia's cultural centre, and is home to various theatres, universities, music venues, museums, art galleries, cinemas, and libraries. Melbourne also plays host to acclaimed festivals and arts events, including the Melbourne International Arts Festival, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Melbourne International Film Festival, as well as the Melbourne Fringe Festival.

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Melbourne Victoria 100 Royal Parade, Parkville
Opened in 1872, Trinity College was established as an affiliated residential college of the University of Melbourne as well as a place to prepare theological candidates for ordained ministry in the Anglican Church of Australia. Trinity College has significantly expanded since then and today consists of three divisions, the Pathways School, the Residential College and the Theological School.

The College has a diverse student body of more than 2,000 students from a wide range of socioeconomic, geographical and cultural backgrounds. This has created a vibrant and supportive learning community. Trinity College embraces reconciliation and is committed to giving Indigenous students access to tertiary study and supporting them academically, pastorally and culturally so as to build their chances of successfully completing a university degree.

Opportunities abound for all students to explore new interests and pursue their extra-curricular passions, be they musical, sporting, cultural, spiritual, entrepreneurial, or in the areas of leadership and social responsibility. The breadth and depth of these opportunities, supported by extensive student welfare and pastoral care structures, and the diversity of students' backgrounds, nurtures the development of well-rounded individuals, able and willing to lead and serve, locally, nationally or internationally.

Trinity College blends modern facilities with stunning heritage buildings. The main campus is located at Parkville, Melbourne. This is where all of residential students live, the majority of Foundation Studies classes are taught, and is the home of Theological School and Chapel.
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Trinity College Trinity College
Rated4/5based on5 student reviews
Customer reviews:
Trinity College - by, 2019-12-14
5.0/ 5 stars
Trinity College Trinity College
Rated4/5based on5 student reviews
nothing Customer reviews:
Trinity College - by, 2019-12-17
3.0/ 5 stars
Trinity College Trinity College
Rated4/5based on5 student reviews
fancy building Customer reviews:
Trinity College - by, 2019-12-17
4.0/ 5 stars
Trinity College Trinity College
Rated4/5based on5 student reviews
Customer reviews:
Trinity College - by, 2020-01-07
4.0/ 5 stars
Trinity College Trinity College
Rated4/5based on5 student reviews
Great teachers and nice schedule, okay paced Customer reviews:
Trinity College - by, 2020-01-10
5.0/ 5 stars

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