At Navitas English, we have special structures in place to protect the welfare of students who are under 18 years old. These are in addition to our commitment to caring for every Navitas English student with our range of advice and counselling services, pastoral care and academic resources.
Our best practice methods ensure accommodation and welfare is appropriate for minors, in line with the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) standards and requirements for students under 18.
Navitas English provides special welfare arrangements for its under 18 students, including guardianship, appropriate accommodation options and by providing orientation and contact information to ensure our younger students experience the very best of care whilst studying with us.
Find out more about our policies:
If you or your child are under 18 and hold a student visa, you have four accommodation and welfare options:
All student visa holders who are under 18 must have appropriate accommodation and carer support either with relatives or organised by Navitas English.
If you or your child are under 18 and hold a tourist visa, you have four accommodation and welfare options:
If your accommodation and welfare is organised by Navitas English you will have a carer who will support you during your stay in Australia.
Your carer has specific responsibilities. They will:
At Navitas English we take the welfare of our students under 18 very seriously. We will stay in regular contact with you for the duration of your course. You can access counselling from our staff for issues about your accommodation, academic progress or wellbeing.
Please let us know if you have any problems or concerns at any point, and we can help.