Yoshihiro Nakamura



"Holmesglen gave me the opportunity to learn about the real Australian work environment, but also I enjoyed studying in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere."

Erica Hsieh


"Melbourne is a fantastic place to live in. The people are all friendly and caring, and the multicultural aspect makes it a very diverse place to live and study in. I feel that every day in Melbourne is different, and some of my new friends that I’ve met here are truly fantastic."

Gail kampengele



"I would recommend anyone thinking of studying abroad to think of Australia and Holmesglen. Let’s face it, who doesn’t want Christmas in the sun!"

Renato Chagas Prieto



"I really enjoyed my time at Holmesglen. Firstly, because of the people I met, from all over the world and between some of us we developed a truthful lasting friendship."

Efrain Froilan Carasas Castillo



"The lecturers at Holmesglen are wonderful. They are friendly, approachable, supportive and willing to help. It’s such a great experience to be taught by people who are at the forefront of their filed."

Student Services

Student Services available for International Students

Student Services offer a wide range of information and support services to international students.

Many international students come from cultures in which it is not usual to discuss personal problems with others. In your home country, if you need help you have parents, friends and family members to talk to. There may be times during your stay in Australia when you need help with personal problems but have no-one to talk to. All counselling is strictly confidential.

Counsellors in Student Services are trained in helping international students with problems such as:

  • adjusting to student life at Holmesglen
  • personal relationships
  • leaving home
  • confidence building
  • solving personal problems
  • stress management
  • homesickness

For more information about the counselling services available to Holmesglen students, visit: www.holmesglen.edu.au

The staff at Student Services can also give you information about:

  • careers
  • swimming tickets
  • accommodation
  • table tennis equipment and pool cues
  • recreation and social activities
  • trips
  • employment opportunities and part-time work
  • clubs
  • disability support
  • student association

Remember Student Services are there to help you achieve your full career potential.

Student Services are located at Chadstone, Moorabbin and waverley campuses. For more information about their services please visit www.holmesglen.edu.au

Social Inclusion

Empowering, Connecting and Supporting International Students

Commencing a new life in Melbourne can be an exciting, adventurous and rewarding experience. We understand that settling into a new academic and social life can also be challenging at times.
Holmesglen’s International Students’ Social Inclusion Program aims to assist international students integrate effectively into the Holmesglen and local Melbourne community. 

We provide students with access to information, guidance and support to create greater social networks that will encourage a positive adjustment to a new life in Melbourne. We currently provide: 

Life Skills Workshops

  • Your Renting Rights
  • Healthy Eating on a Budget
  • Your Workplace Rights
  • Managing Your Budget
  • Overcoming Stress and Meditation
  • Creating Positive Social Relations

Academic Programs

  • Effective Study Techniques
  • Improving Your Confidence in Spoken English

Social Inclusion Activities

  • International Students Social Club
  • Holmesglen College Ball
  • Overnight Camping Trips

For more information, please email Caszara at Caszara.Lockett@holmesglen.edu.au

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