What Happens Next?

Letter of Offer | Acceptance of Offer | Fee Payment Methods | Enrolment Confirmation


Successful applicants will receive a Letter of Offer with instructions on how to accept the offer and make the necessary payment.

Letter of Offer

Applicants who satisfy Foundation Studies entry requirements will be placed in the most appropriate course by the Admissions Office. They will receive a Letter of Offer confirming:

  • the intake in which they have been placed 

  • commencement date of the course 

  • details of fees due, and when and how payment should be made

  • in some cases, specific conditions that must be met prior to your acceptance of the offered place.

Terms and conditions of offer

An offer from Foundation Studies requires that students agree to accept the terms and conditions relating to their behaviour and responsibilities while they are at Trinity, including provisions relating to:

  • education services for overseas students (ESOS) – consumer protections for overseas students

  • attendance requirements of 80 per cent under Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) regulations

  • notifying the College about any change of address within seven days

  • appropriate nomination of a guardian or carer for students under 18 years of age (A Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation and Welfare, CAAW)

  • the TCFS Deferment, Transfer between Providers or Withdrawal policy

  • the TCFS Complaint Policy

  • the TCFS Privacy Policy in relation to collected personal information

  • the College’s publicity policy provides that incidental photos taken of Foundation Studies students may be taken and used for Trinity College’s publicity and promotion in print and electronic media, without charge and without identifying or naming subjects.

Students who accept their offer and subsequently decide to withdraw from the course must notify Trinity College in writing. All applications for refund of fees will be considered individually. 

Refund Policy

Acceptance of Offer

To accept the offer and to confirm their place in the Foundation Studies program, students need to:

1. Meet any conditions stated in the Letter of Offer (if applicable)

2. Sign and date the Acceptance and Invoice page (Parents or guardian signature required for under-18 students). 

3. Pay the Amount Due listed on the first page of the Offer, in Australian dollars (AUD).

Students should note that by signing this document they are entering into a legally binding contract with Trinity College under the laws of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Fee Payment Methods

Payment should be made in Australian dollars by one of the following methods:

A. Bank Draft or Bank Cheque payable to Trinity College in Australian dollars

B. Credit card: Parents should contact their bank before they return this Credit Card Authorisation Form to ensure a large sum will be released in one transaction.

C. Telegraphic Transfer or direct deposit to the following account:

All initial deposits:
Bank: National Australia Bank
Branch: Ground Level, 330 Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia
Account Name: Trinity College - Initial Pre-paid Fees Account
Branch Number (BSB): 083 004 
Account Number: 137 647 681
Swift Code: NATAAU 3303M

All payments must include the student’s full name and their Foundation Studies ID number (indicated on the bottom left-hand corner of the Letter of Offer) on the transfer document.

Students must advise Trinity College Registrations Office immediately that the transfer has been completed and provide the following details: 

  • a copy of the transfer receipt 
  • full name of the student 
  • student TCFS ID number 
  • the amount paid in Australian dollars 
  • date of transfer 
  • name and branch of the bank that funds have transferred from.
Please note that any subsequent payments owing post commencement at Trinity should be transferred to:
Bank: National Australia Bank
Branch: The University of Melbourne Parkville
Account Name: Trinity College General Account
Branch Number (BSB): 083 170
Account Number: 515 617 691
Swift Code: NATAAU 3303 M

A $300 late fee will be applied for any fee payments received after the relevant due date.

Accommodation for Students Under 18

Students under the age of 18 must have their choice of accommodation approved by Trinity College or by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) before they can apply for a student visa. When a student chooses to have their accommodation arrangement approved by Trinity College, the College will issue a Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation and Welfare (CAAW) if their arrangement is deemed to be satisfactory.

Enrolment Confirmation

Trinity College will confirm all student enrolments by issuing an electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE) on receipt of fee payment and satisfaction of Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) guidelines. This document, together with a Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation and Welfare (CAAW), must be presented to the Australian Diplomatic Mission when they apply for an Australian student visa.