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Holmes Institute - Sydney Campus

Flag of Australia New South Wales, Australia
School ID: SI610017
Rank: 11,545
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Applied number: 19

Holmes Institute is a multi-sector provider of education with faculties of Vocational Education and Training (VET), Higher Education and Secondary Education.

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General description

Established in 1963, Holmes commenced building a proud tradition of business excellence with the founding of a commercial college in Melbourne Australia. By 1986, Holmes had established one of Victoria's first accredited private English Language centres and the Holmes Education Group, a respected entity in professional Australian education. Since 2001, through these partnerships, Holmes has delivered undergraduate degree programs in addition to offering postgraduate options. Commencing 2004, the Holmes Institute of Higher Education enters an exciting era in quality, degree-based learning, preparing students for a changing global business environment by offering the Holmes Bachelor of Business. Today, Holmes offers a range of vocational awards, bachelors' degrees in business and accounting and masters' degrees in business administration and professional accounting. With its higher education now offered on its Hong Kong campus, Holmes Institute has extended its global reach.

Today, Holmes Institute operates as an integrated multi-sector private provider of education. The institute consists of a faculty of Vocational Education and Training, a faculty of Higher Education, a School of Secondary Education and an English Language Centres at each location.

Sydney is a cosmopolitan metropolis where art, science, commerce and sport all flourish - one of the most beautiful and exciting great cities of the world. Students can enjoy the outdoor life, walks and pristine beaches in easy reach of the city centre.

Holmes Sydney is located in the heart of the city between 2 major train stations and adjacent to Town Hall. Just minutes from the Opera House and the Harbour with trains or bus. The campus is situated in our own 11 storey building incorporating lecture theatres, tutorial rooms, computer and resource lab facilities and our own rooftop balcony. Fast wireless access is available throughout. Cafes, restaurants, shops, museums, art galleries, hotels and the Aquarium are nearby.

Why Holmes?

Holmes Institute operates from campuses in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns and Hong Kong, offering a range of awards from the vocational level through to masters' degrees in business administration and accounting. As a multi-sector provider, Holmes Institute is well positioned as an alternative pathway to higher education.

Holmes Institute is driven by a culture of continuous quality improvement and in this context, the institution constantly seeks ways to align its education products with the demands of the labour market. This goal also informs curriculum development at Holmes, which includes fostering a commitment to life-long learning, international perspectives and the advancement of knowledge and understanding among its students.

As part of its commitment to continuous quality improvement, Holmes benchmarks its internal systems, structures, process and practices against best practice in universities and colleges. The institute also embraces new technologies with student-centered teaching and learning strategies, which complement the digital age.

Holmes Institute aspires to quality practices, which provides a stimulating and relevant education for its students and disseminates ideas about learning, community and citizenship relevant to an increasingly complex and technologically driven world.

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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year AUD$ 19,260
Cost of Living/Year AUD$ 20,290
Application fee AUD$ 200
Estimated Total/Year AUD$ 39,750

Main majors

Secondary: Year 11 & 12 (Senior VCAL)


  • Diploma of Hospitality Management
  • Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
  • Certificate III in Hospitality (Patisserie)
    Certificate IV in Business

Higher Education

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Professional Accounting
  • Bachelor of Fashion & Business
  • Graduate Diploma in Business
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Professional Accounting


  • Year 11: January, April
  • Year 12: April
  • Diploma: February, March, April, June, July, August, October, November
  • Higher Education: March, July, November
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