Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS)

The Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000 protects the interests of international students by setting out standards for education providers.

These standards include requirements for staff capability, educational resources and facilities, marketing of courses and placement of students.

The Act also provides tuition and financial assurance via the Tuition Protection Service. The University of Melbourne has a Fee Policy that explains the calculation and payment of tuition fees, and the arrangements relating to refunds.

Any information you provide to the University of Melbourne may be made available to Commonwealth and State agencies as required by the ESOS Act and related legislation. You also have the right to gain access to your personal information held by the University. Refer to our Privacy Policy for more information.

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