Preparing for study

Upon receiving your letter of offer, you will also receive your enrolment details for your first term at Chancellor Institute.

Ensure you check your details are correct, including your contact information, commencement date, and subjects.


Once your enrolment is complete, you’ll receive a Financial Statement from Chancellor Institute.

The statement lists each unit of study that you’re enrolled in for that term and includes its associated:

  • tuition fee
  • due date for payment
  • payment methods
  • last day to cancel your enrolment

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is an international airport in Sydney, Australia, located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot.

Trains travel to and from Sydney Domestic and International Airports between 5am and midnight, 7 days a week.

The train station is located directly under the airport terminals and there are also taxi ranks at both airport terminals.

To catch a train, you will need to get an Opal card or purchase an Opal single ticket. You can also pay using a contactless credit or debit card or mobile device to pay an Adult Opal fare.

You can also book a shuttle bus service pick-up with Coastwide Airport Transfers via their website or by calling +61 419-237-696.

Sydney Airport is the closest airport to the suburb of Gosford on the Central Coast. You can catch a train at the airport to Gosford (with a changeover at Central Station). Click here for routes and timetables.

Gosford is only an hour’s drive from Sydney via the new NorthConnex or just over an hour away by train, making it a convenient and well connected location.

Gosford railway station is located on the Main Northern line in New South Wales.

Check out the Campus Life page for more information.


The Central Coast has many accommodation options including::

  • Homestay
  • Apartments / Units
  • Hostels
  • Hotels, Motels and AirBnB

Check out our Accommodation page for more information.


Orientation is a program of social, cultural and academic activities designed to introduce students to life and study at Chancellor Institute. Held the week before classes begin, Orientation makes the transition to study easier for you.

Sessions include:

  • Welcome and convocation
  • Academic preparation forum
  • Industry forum
  • Student life
  • Central Coast tour


Chancellor Institute’s Student Services provides information on a range of student life issues and events including:

  1. Student Representative Committee
  2. Sporting activities
  3. Cultural and social activities
  4. Health information
  5. Student Life Calendar

Safe Space (link in the Student Portal,) is where students can access resources and receive referrals to professional and confidential psychological and mental health services.

The Institute also hosts regular health initiatives including mindfulness and yoga classes.

The Institute holds an annual Health Week forum to raise awareness of physical and mental health issues, sexual health, the importance of a good diet and exercise, and the services available to students in each of these areas.

Chancellor Institute’s Student Services provides information on Academic Support services offered by the Institute. The Institute provides workshops on surviving your first year of study. Topics include:

  1. Study skills
  2. Research and library skills
  3. Writing skills
  4. Presentation skills
  5. Academic integrity and referencing skills

Included in these workshops is information about:

  1. Highflyers Club
  2. Student Ambassadors
  3. Buddy system

The High Flyers Club will meet regularly during term. Academic staff and student ambassadors will offer academic advice and support to students on a range of issues including academic integrity, assignments, writing, research, referencing, study skills, time management, etc.

Meetings will be free for all students and catered (usually pizzas and drinks).

Every moment is a fresh beginning.

T.S. Eliot