Overseas students


ALC wants overseas students to have a rewarding, enjoyable and safe experience while studying with us.


We provide a range of services to support and help students to succeed in their studies. These include:

  • an orientation program for all new overseas students
  • English language assistance
  • academic skills
  • course planning
  • pastoral care
  • library orientation
  • guidance on where to go in an emergency

Information about these services, together with relevant contact details, is published in:

See Handbooks for other student handbooks.


Solely for students on Overseas Student Visas:

See the Policies page for other student policies.

Important dates

New students begining a course of study need to be present at ALC at least two weeks before the first day of semester to attend orientation and to ensure a successful transition to student life in Australia.

See calendars and timetables for all important dates.


Contact ALC's Overseas Student Support Officer, Rev Richard Haar, for support and help during your studies. Email overseas.support@alc.edu.au or phone +61 8 7120 8200.

If you require urgent assistance after hours, please call the University of Divinity’s after-hours hotline on 1800 775 691.