ACIC represents more than 100 government and private institutions throughout Australia. Through ACICs long history and high quality services, we have built a strong reputation within the Australian education industry. Below are comments by high ranking representatives from some of Australias leading universities.
University of Wollongong
UOW and ACIC are committed to providing international students with the best possible support not only during their counselling, but throughout their stay in Australia. Here you will find assistance with choosing the appropriate course; obtaining a visa; assessing your application; guiding you upon arrival; and supporting you after enrolment. We are confident that students who apply to UOW through ACIC know what to expect when they start their studies, which gives them a definite head start.
Professor Joe Chicharo, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), University of Wollongong
We warmly congratulate ACIC on the 25th anniversary of its foundation. The University of Wollongong and UOW College have been partners with ACIC for the last 20 of those 25 Years, and we are proud to be associated with ACIC - an education counselling organisation of the highest calibre.
We congratulate the whole team at ACIC on their professionalism, and look forward to many years of continuing association.
Peter Day, Former Director International Engagement and Coordination , University of Wollongong
CRICOS Provider Code: 00102E, 00055G
University of Sydney
The University of Sydney is one of Australias largest and most prestigious universities. Established in 1850, it is Australias first university, and a member of the Group of Eight, Australias premier research intensive universities. It is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world and amongst the top four in Australia. Our current enrolment of approximately 50,000 students (including over 10,000 international students representing 147 nationalities), enjoy an academic experience of the highest quality.
Since its inception, The University of Sydney has built an enviable reputation for quality, credibility and integrity, and is held in high esteem by its students, staff, alumni, business, industry and government. We are committed to maximising the potential of everyone in the global community we serve, seeking to develop curious minds that embrace challenge and change. During the past 160 years, we have maintained a long and proud tradition of excellence in education, and are relentless in our efforts to provide a fertile environment where the brightest minds flourish.
The University of Sydney has been associated with ACIC since 1997, and takes great pleasure in congratulating ACIC on its 25th anniversary. Over the years, the relationship between our two organisations has grown from strength to strength and the University considers ACIC an invaluable partner assisting the Universitys international student recruitment efforts. The University acknowledges the high quality professional service ACIC provides to international students, and wishes ACIC every success in the years ahead.
Dr Michael Spence, Vice Chancellor and Principal, The University of Sydney
The University of Sydney is Australia's first university. Established in 1850, the University has a global reputation for academic excellence. Our many distinguished graduates include business and cultural leaders in Australia and world wide. Today, our quality courses and innovative research programs attract thousands of international students to our university.
ACIC was appointed as a representative of The University of Sydney in 1997. Since their appointment, ACIC has worked with the University to provide quality advice and assistance for international students considering enrolling in one of our many courses. The service and advice provided by ACIC has been of consistently high quality. As well as assisting students with admission and enrolment matters, ACIC have provided ongoing support to the students throughout their studies at Sydney. ACIC is a significant agent for the University, and we look forward to continuing our partnership in the future.
Peter Ball, Former Director, International Office, The University of Sydney
CRICOS Provider Code: 00026A
University of Technology, Sydney
The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) is a dynamic and cosmopolitan University, located in the heart of Sydney city. Known for our focus on innovation, creativity and close links with industry, UTS is working rapidly towards its quest to be a world-leading university of technology. Commencing in 2013, we will be celebrating our own 25th Anniversary and looking forward to creating the future.
A young university with vision, in 2012 UTS was ranked in the Top 500 in the Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), 88th in the Times Higher Educations Top 100 under 50 universities and 29th in the world in the QS Top 50 under 50 GLO BAL index of younger universities. Our international standing is also reflected in achieving five stars, in the QS Stars rating. UTS offers academic excellence and a vibrant education in the centre of Sydney, one of the worlds most multicultural cities. Our practice-oriented learning and links with industry have been a key draw card for international students seeking to further their education and careers.
For 25 years, ACIC has helped many international students to study at UTS. We would like to congratulate ACIC on reaching their 25th anniversary in 2013 and we look forward to welcoming more ACIC students to UTS in the future".
Professor William Purcell, Deputy Vice Chancellor (International and Development), University of Technology Sydney
The University of Technology, Sydney congratulates ACIC on reaching 25 years of service to the international education sector in Australia. ACIC has worked with UTS since 1993, and maintains their position as as a reputable agency in Australia.
ACIC provide professional services to students, carefully considering individual's needs and goals. ACIC counselors provide professional services right through to a students graduation. Often students return to ACIC for advice on further studies in Australia, a testament to the success and dedication of ACIC counselors.
ACIC has helped many students to study at UTS to take advantage of our innovative and industry-relevant courses. UTS students benefit from our industry connections, experienced teachers, real life and simulated work experience to build networks in their chosen fields. Our strong commitment to internationalisation also provides opportunities in the wider local and global community. We look forward to our continuing relationship with ACIC and welcoming students who have sought assistance from ACIC to join UTS.
Tze Ay Chuah, Former Director (International), University of Technology Sydney
CRICOS Provider Code: 00099F
University of New south Wales
UNSW congratulates ACIC on 25 years of success as a trusted advisor and education abroad support service to International students. ACIC should be commended as a trail-blazer in the Australian International education industry. Our University is proud of its long-standing association with ACIC and recognises the hard-work and significant contributions to the education sector by John Zhang and his team. The calibre of education professionals employed by ACIC sets a benchmark for the industry, particularly for its specialist expertise and for putting the interests of its clients, students and their parents first. We look forward to 25 more years of extraordinary achievement by ACIC.
Fiona Docherty, Pro Vice Chancellor (International), The University of New South Wales UNSW Australia
CRICOS Provider Code: 00098G
The Australian National UniversitY
The Australian National University warmly congratulates ACIC on its 25th birthday. Having worked with ACIC for 14 years, we have been constantly impressed by their dedication, professionalism and enthusiasm. ACIC has been a consistently high-performing partner of the University, helping us to achieve our student recruitment objectives in international markets in Australia, China and several other countries. In particular, the professionalism of John Zhang and Simon Kwok has been instrumental in developing a strong agency-client relationship between our organisations and making ACIC one of our most important agent network partners. We would like to commend them on their successes and look forward to working with them over the years to come.Mr Iain Watt (Former Director, Division of International Operations and Student Recruitment The Australian National University)
CRICOS Provider Code: 00120C
Monash University is a Top 100 internationally ranked university and is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight in Australia. With campuses in China, Malaysia, and South Africa as well as study/research centres in Italy and India, Monashs footprint and influence is truly global. Our graduates are regularly amongst those most sought after in the world.
It is with great pleasure that we congratulate ACIC on its 25th anniversary. Over the years, ACIC has assisted many international students enrol in their desired Monash courses and then continue on to successful careers. Their professionalism and dedication is to be commended. We look forward to continuing to work closely with ACIC for the years to come!
Sunny Yang, Executive Director, Office of Future Students, Monash University
CRICOS Provider Code: 00008C
University of Adelaide
The University of Adelaide is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. It is Australias third oldest university with a strong reputation for research and teaching excellence. The University offers high-quality education which is recognised internationally and leads to satisfying and rewarding careers. The University of Adelaide is a proud member of the Group of Eight, constituting Australia's leading research-intensive universities.
The University of Adelaide is proud to be associated with ACIC. We warmly congratulate Mr John Zhang and the ACIC team in both Australia and China on 25 years of outstanding service in providing high quality international students to the Australian education sector. The University has worked successfully with ACIC for more than ten years and we commend the rigorous processes, attention to detail and high ethical standards employed by ACIC. We particularly congratulate ACIC on its high level of specialist expertise in the Australian education market, contributed to by excellent staff training and successful retention of quality staff. We wish ACIC a long future of continuing success.
Joanne Barker, Former Director, International Office, The University of Adelaide
CRICOS Provider Number 00123M
University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne (UM) would like to take this opportunity to congratulate ACIC on the 25th anniversary of its establishment. ACIC has been a valuable partner of UM for many years through its provision of high quality service and professional advice. The university appreciates ACICs support and looks forward to continuing its successful cooperation with ACIC in the future.
Sunny Chen, Former Manager, University of Melbourne
CRICOS Provider Number 00116K
Western SydneY university
Western Sydney University brings knowledge to life for students from Australia and around the world.
The University aims to make a difference to our students lives, preparing them for personal and professional success. Students will encounter some of the nations most outstanding teachers including the 2011 and 2012 Australian University Teacher of the Year, Professor Roy Tasker (2011) and Professor James Arvanitakis (2012).
Since 1991, ACIC has been a longstanding partner of Western, providing professional advice and high quality support to international students interested in studying at Western.
We wish to congratulate ACIC on their 25th anniversary within the international education industry and look forward to continuing our partnership.
Professor Yi-Chen Lan, Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor (International), UWS
CRICOS Provider Code: 00917K
Macquarie University congratulates ACIC on 25 years of professional and ethical education advice for students considering study in Australia. Macquarie has had the pleasure of working with ACIC for over 15 years, and we greatly value this partnership.
Its an exciting time for ACIC, with the expansion of their operations in Sydney and Beijing. And its an exciting time for Macquarie, recently being named Australias best modern university and with investments of more AU$1 billion in new state-of-the-art facilities, including Australias first university library with a robotic retrieval system.
The future for Macquarie graduates is bright and we look forward to working with ACIC to brighten the futures of many more students who invest in a world-class Macquarie degree.
Professor Mark Gabbott, Former Pro-Vice Chancellor (International), Macquarie University
CRICOS Provider Code: 00002J
The NSW Department of Education and communities
NSW Department of Education and Communities (DEC) International congratulates ACIC on their 25th anniversary.
ACIC has worked with NSW government schools in promoting the international student program for school students for more than 20 years.
ACIC is a highly professional and ethical organisation with a strong commitment to providing high quality service delivery. The dedication and commitment of John Zhang and his staff has seen ACIC grow into one of the key education agencies for Australia.
Their support for NSW government schools and international students was recently demonstrated when one of their students, Anran Ye who attended Turramurra High School won the DEC International Academic Achievement Award presented by Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir, AC, CVO Governor of NSW. A fantastic achievement for a young student and acknowledgement of the success of ACIC.
25 years is a great achievement and we look forward to working with ACIC in the future. We wish John Zhang and his team ongoing success and a prosperous future.
Elizabeth Webber, Chief Education Officer, DE International, NSW Department of Education CRICOS Provider Code: 00588M
TAFE NSW congratulates ACIC on competing 25 years as an educational representative of Australian education providers.
ACIC, led by Mr John Zhang, has represented TAFE NSW Institutes to international students for 20 years.
During this period many hundred international students have been counselled and enrolled in TAFE NSW by ACIC.
ACIC always demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, expertise in the Australian education system and attention to the needs of international students.
ACICs dedication to promoting the Australian education system to international students through good times and bad is acknowledged by TAFE NSW.
TAFE NSW wishes ACIC a long and prosperous future as education representatives for Australia
Aashish Ali, Senior Project Manager, TAFE NSW
Navitas is an Australian global education leader providing pre-university and university programs to students from around the world via its network of 30 colleges across Australia, the UK, US, Canada, Singapore and Africa.
Navitas wishes to congratulate ACIC on their 25th anniversary and for their unwavering dedication to providing outstanding support and academic advice to international students. ACIC has proven to be a high quality education agency which continues to put the needs of their students first. ACIC has proven to be an education agency who consistently put their students first. The commitment towards their students takes place from the moment the student walks through the door making that first enquiry, until they complete their program.
Not only does ACIC support their students, but they also support their partners and I believe the support we have received from ACIC in Sydney, China & Taiwan has allowed our university pathway programs to become market leaders.
Since 1995, I have had the privilege of working with ACIC and have continued to be impressed by the professionalism of their counsellors and their dedication in putting the needs of their students first and being able to counsel and match students to the most suitable program. This dedication comes from the top and John Zhang is consummate professional with years of experience in understanding the complexities of the international student market.
Well done John and the team and we look forward to continuing our partnership with ACIC for many years to come.
Tony Cullen, Group General Manager Marketing, Navitas Ltd
We congratulate ACIC on their 20th anniversary of providing quality services to the international education industry. Study Group has a long and very successful relationship with ACIC.
Since the early 1990s ACIC has been a strong partner of Study Group working with a number of our education divisions: Martin College, Taylors College and Embassy CES. As well ACIC has worked with Study Group in the development of its growing University preparation programs.
The strength of our relationship has been ACIC's commitment to providing the best service and advice to our students. This service starts well before the student commits to their study but also during the duration of their time in Australia. ACIC has consistently provided the highest quality service both to the international students coming to Australia and also to the many staff at Study Group who they deal with on a daily basis.
ACIC has a well regarded reputation as being a quality education services provider and Study Group looks forward to continuing its strong partnership well into the future.
Arvid Petersen, Fomer Executive Chairman, Study Group