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Ashton College, Melbourne, Australia

3.0/5

Rating: 3.0/5.0

What we like about the school

  • Homestay accommodation very close to school

Ashton College

The language school Ashton College was founded in Melbourne, Australia in 2008. Since 2009, Ashton College has provided high standards of education for more than 3000 students within an inclusive and supportive environment that provides them with a total learning experience.

The main campus, Footscray Campus is located only 5km from Melbourne CBD. There are a lot of car parking areas available in the nearby streets. This campus is also located less than a 2 minutes walk from Footscray Train Station,only 3 stops from Melbourne CBD's Flinders Street Station making it easy to get to.

Ashton College offers a friendly learning environment and welcome students from different culture backgrounds.


The school address is: 213 Nicholson Street Footscray, 3011 - Melbourne, Australia (see on map)

School currently open
Covid-19 school related information
Daily disinfection and social distance control.
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Accreditations and Quality seals

ACPETEAELICOS NEAS Study in AustraliaVELG, AUSTRALIA Future Unlimited, Study Melbourne, ASQA, Automotive Training Victoria

Facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Movie room

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Free parking

Classroom equipment

  • TV in all classrooms

  • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in most classrooms

Number of classrooms:

15

Number of public PC workstations:

40

Facilities for disabled students

  • Disabled car park

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Disabled toilet

  • Wheelchair access to reception

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students
  • INCLUDED Paid assistance in finding flats for long-term students at 250AU$

Course material:

Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 100 AU$ per course level.

Average number of students

  • Junior courses in summer: 30
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 20

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 8
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 8
  • Junior courses in summer: 3
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 3

Minimum age of students

  • 18 years
  • 15 years for specific Junior courses

English teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

1
1
1
2
1
1
1
4
2
1
1
8
3

Optional airport transfer

Melbourne Airport:
150 AU$ pick up
250 AU$ return (both ways)
Avalon, Avalon Airport:
150 AU$ pick up
250 AU$ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020 - 19 Jan. 2020, 27 Jan. 2020, 09 Mar. 2020, 10 Apr. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 25 Apr. 2020, 08 Jun. 2020, 25 Sep. 2020, 03 Nov. 2020, 14 Dec. 2020, 31 Dec. 2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

English Courses

General Language
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Price in AU$ 200 190 400 380 600 570 800 760 1200 1140 1600 1520 3600 3420 3600 3420 5100 4845 5270 5007 170 162
Price in TRY 907 1814 2721 3628 5442 7256 16325 16325 23127 23897 771
Non-refundable material fee:
- 1-10 weeks: AUD 100 - 11-20 weeks: AUD 200 - 21-30 weeks: AUD 300 - 31-40 weeks: AUD 400 - 41-50 weeks: AUD 450. Application Fee: 1. No application fee apply for English courses of 11 weeks or more. 2. An AUD 250 application fee applies for English courses 1-10 weeks.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
General course schedule
3-4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 15:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in AU$ 200 190 400 380 600 570 800 760 1200 1140 1600 1520 3600 3420 3600 3420 4375 4157 5250 4988 170 162
Price in TRY 907 1814 2721 3628 5442 7256 16325 16325 19839 23807 771
A non-refundable material fee will be charged.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
3-4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 15:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Note: All courses offered by Ashton College, Melbourne can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes
Comments about courses:Application fee (Enrolment fee):
- No Application fee will be charged for English courses that last 11 weeks or more.
- A non-refundable application fee (Enrolment fee) of AUD 250 will be charged from the students who applied to study English from 1 - 10 weeks.

Material fee:
Material fees will be charged for books and studying materials.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in AU$ 300 600 900 1200 1500 1800 2100 2400 3000 3600 300 1200 250
Price in TRY 1432 2864 4296 5728 7160 8592 10024 11456 14320 17184 1432 5728 1194
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
For students under 18, the homestay price is AUD 350 per week.
Price extra night:
50 AU$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
40 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Half board on weekdays, Full board on weekends, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 40

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Cooking0.5 km
Cricket3 km
Dancing1 km
Diving50 km
Football (soccer)1 km
Golf7 km
Horse riding50 km
Mountainbiking10 km
Music1 km
Sailing10 km
Swimming3 km
Tennis1 km
Windsurfing5 km
Yoga1 km
Leisure programme for adults (sample):
 Sample of activities for adults (PDF)

Reviews

3.0/5.0

Rating: 3.0/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 3.7/5.0

3.7/5.0 
Organisation

Rating: 3.3/5.0

3.3/5.0 
Facilities

Rating: 2.7/5.0

2.7/5.0 
Social activities

Rating: 3.0/5.0

3.0/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 2.7/5.0

2.7/5.0 
Value for money

Rating: 2.3/5.0

2.3/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment)
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Students liked about Ashton College, Melbourne
Chance to communicate with other students.
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
2.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0/5.0
Other
5.0/5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
5.0/5.0

Brochures

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    FAQ about Ashton College, Melbourne

  • English courses at Ashton College start at 190 AU$ for General English course with 18 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Ashton College
  • Yes. The following courses can be attended as an absolute beginner: General English
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Melbourne Airport (150 AU$), Avalon, Avalon Airport (150 AU$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Ashton College varies from 18 students (General English) to 18 students (General English)
  • 100% of teachers at Ashton College hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Ashton College comes from Thailand with a 8% representation, followed by students from Japan (4%) and Vietnam (3%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Ashton College offers courses from 18 years to 99. Average age is 19 during the summer and 22 for the rest of the year.
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