Student Services

STUDENT SERVICES

Supporting our Student Community

Meet & Greet

AAON’s Student Support offers a range of student support services while you study with us.

This includes providing assistance with your application and enrolment,  providing documents that confirm your status as a AAON student [including your CoE], your transition to student life including course and student management practices, helpful information about local services and amenities, and your safety and general well-being as a student.

Student Support

AAON’s Student Support offers a range of student support services while you study with us.

This includes providing assistance with your application and enrolment,  providing documents that confirm your status as an AAON student [including your CoE], your transition to student life including course and student management practices, helpful information on local services and amenities, and your safety and general well-being as a student.

Accommodation

Living near our Parramatta campus will place you right at the epicentre of student life, day-to-day conveniences and myriad lifestyle activities.

Before your arrival to Australia, AAON can provide you with information on a wide choice of accommodation options and locations. This includes helping you access a suitable homestay — whether its short or longterm — a rental property or a shared accommodation arrangement suited to your requirements.

Emergencies

The Australian Academy of Nursing [AAON] provides the best vocational courses that enable students to capitalise on their strengths and graduate with outcomes of the highest standards. We also advocate the respectful practices of positive education in an engaging and productive learning environment, with each Diploma and Certificate course taught by industry experts who impart an even greater insight into the healthcare sector.

Student Welfare

  • Academic counseling
  • Welfare counseling
  • Grievances procedures
  • Work placement
  • Further studies placement

Job Assistance

At AAON, we are committed to helping our student community in all aspects of casual or parttime work.

Our Student Support Centre can provide you with advice with regard to any job application, the presentation of your resume, registering with a recruitment agency, specific jobs that are best suited to your skill-sets, interview tips and techniques, what supporting documentation you may be required to present including relevant education and training certificates, information relating to your student visa, assistance with the application of a required Tax File Number [TFN] and general information on international students’ basic work rights under the Fair Work legislation.

Working in Australia

Everyone working in Australia, including international students have basic rights at work and it is important that you know that your legal rights in the workplace.

The Fair Work Ombudsman ensures that they are protected and enforced fairly under Australian workplace legislation. This includes your full entitlement to a minimum wage and superannuation, the opportunity to challenge unfair dismissal from your job, be allotted special leave, breaks and rest periods, and to work in a healthy and safe environment [in particular, discrimination, sexual harrassment and bullying].

Most student visa holders can work up to 40 hours a fortnight during term time and as many hours as you like during holidays. Before you undertake any paid work you need to make sure your visa allows you to work.  Please also view our Student Handbook for further information.