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Melbourne College of Further Education (MCFE) a division of iAscend Polytechnic Pty Ltd (RTO no 21340), CRICOS registration no 02961A. It has 3 campus locations in Melbourne’s central business district, the capital city of the State of Victoria. Melbourne is situated on the Yarra River and around Port Phillip Bay, with its beautiful beaches and water sports facilities. It is a beautiful, spacious city with all the parks, gardens, sporting venues and scenic places that Australian space and natural resources allow.
Voted the world’s ‘most liveable city for seven years in a row (2011 through to 2017), it just missed out on the 8th year in a row losing to Vienna in 2018, however we still enjoy clean, fresh air and beautiful parks and gardens making us the runner up to Vienna this year.
One quarter of Melbourne’s population was born overseas, making it one of the world’s most multicultural cities. There are now people from 140 nations living harmoniously together. This broad ethnic mix has brought many benefits to the city including a wide range of cuisines and over 2,300 restaurants, bistros and cafes.
Melbourne is considered the shopping capital of Australia and offers some of Australia’s biggest shopping complexes as well as sophisticated boutiques, strip shopping, and a host of lively and popular markets.
Melbourne has an excellent public transport system with trams, trains and buses providing an extensive network throughout the city and suburbs.
MCFE is particularly attuned to the needs of its international students in the support and services they might need to adjust to study and life in Australia, to achieve their learning goals and to achieve satisfactory progress towards meeting the learning outcomes of their course.
MCFE provides an induction/orientation program for our international students covering:
- Living in Australia
- Student support services
- Legal services
- Emergency and health services
- Facilities and resources
- Complaints and appeals processes
- Any student visa condition relating to course progress and/or attendance as appropriate.
MCFE has a designated a Student Services Coordinator to assist international students in settling into training in Australia.