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At Lawson College we offer the excellent study environment for all our students. Students will have access to latest technology and top class resources to create a unique education experience which is designed to improve your career prospects and enrich your personal life.

Airport service

Airport Pick Up Service can be  arranged for students arriving in Australia for the first time and who have a progressive offer from Lawson College. An appropriate fee is applicable which can be advised at the time of application.

Accommodation

Lawson College offers its services to arrange shared accommodation for all the newly arrived Lawson College students. There are many advantages to students when Lawson College organise accommodation including:

  • Value for money, no surprise expenses
  • a comfortable and secure living environment
  • hassle free – as all utility bills are paid
  • exposure to wider range of people, ideas; and cultures
  • new friendships are formed, lasting across countries.

Further details and applicable fee will be advised at the time of application.

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Student welfare service

Student welfare service is a major priority at Lawson College; the following services are available to all students to assist them in personal growth and academic progress.

Academic progress issues

The Student Welfare Service provides support, information and assistance to students concerned about their academic progress because of unavoidable disruption due to welfare related issues. Students are encouraged to contact us if they are struggling or are falling behind with their studies

Health and well-being

The Student Welfare Service provides support, information, and referral on a wide range of health and well-being matters including:

  • Sexuality matters
  • drugs and alcohol
  • nutrition and fitness.

Relationships

The Student Welfare Service provides support, information and referral on a wide range of relationship issues including:

  • Family relationships
  • intimate relationships
  • healthy relationships
  • domestic violence matters.
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Library/computer facilities and resources

At Lawson College students have the opportunity to attend tutorials and one-on-one coaching with our Learning skills advisor.  Students will be instructed on accessing evidence based documents via various websites and informed of the American Psychological Association (APA)  style of presenting of academic work.  This style is implemented at Lawson College and students will be coached on various presentation standards required to meet academic criteria, which include:

  • Format and structure
  • layout and appearance
  • written expression and assessment tasks
  • citation (using on-line sources)
  • annotations
  • essay writing
  • plagiarism.

Although students are encouraged to bring their personal laptops, the library/computer lab does provide adequate computers for students to use during their program.  Students are given a generic user name and password to enable access.

Students will have access to Lawson College web based learning platform Moodle and an individual email account.

Lawson College has a reference library providing prescribed text books and journals.  Text books can be borrowed by all enrolled students. Administration staff members are there to help you should you wish to borrow a book or any of the resources.

Lawson College will provide students with information and an application form to apply for membership with the Australian College of Nursing on-line library at the time of orientation.  Lawson College will cover the cost of membership for each student.  The ACN and Joanna Briggs offers a large nursing library, research database and historical collections.

Printing/scanning facilities and free WiFi are available throughout the premises.