If you have been accepted to ALU then well done and congratulations. We’re so glad you made it. Here is a list of things you need to do to prepare for the journey ahead. You will receive more detailed information for each of these steps on the Admitted Student portal.
Apply for a passport
Your passport is essential – you cannot apply for a visa or study permit without it. We encourage students to apply for a passport even before they have received their admissions offer to avoid any delays.
Join the Admitted Students Portal
In your acceptance email you will receive a link to register on a student portal where you will receive detailed information, updates and be introduced to your new classmates.
Update your details and apply for financial aid
Make sure we have all your personal and contact details including those of your parents/guardians. Once you’ve done that, you can then apply for Financial Aid.
Pay your acceptance deposit
To confirm your seat at ALU you must accept our admission offer by paying a non-refundable deposit of $250. You must also accept or decline the offer by clicking on the relevant link in your student portal.
Apply for Health Insurance
ALU encourages its admitted students to make use of its health insurance policy to ensure that they receive optimal cover for the duration of their time with us.
Complete required forms
You will be prompted through your student portal to fill in a few forms such as a housing form, wellness form, immigration form, etc. Make sure you complete them all by the deadlines provided.
Visa application process
The process to apply for a visa or study permit will vary depending on which campus you are attending. You will receive more information about the process on the student portal. Most processes will require a passport valid for the period of study, passport photos and an application form.
Make your first tuition payment
Soon after you have enrolled your will receive your first invoice. Your first payment will be due before you arrive on campus – make sure you follow the relevant instructions closely.
Book your flight and get packing
Once you have ticked all the boxes on the checklist you can book your flight, start packing your bags and preparing to say farewell to your family and friends for a little while.