FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What documents do I need to enroll in Bristol Academy?
Bristol Academy English courses is open to all applicants aged from 16-35. If you do not require a student visa, you only need to fill in our application form and submit copy of your information page of the passport. Application form is available online and in pdf format. You may also visit the following link for more information on how to apply https://bristolacademy.com.my/how-to-apply/
Where does Bristol Academy students come from?
We have international students from more than 26 countries, coming here to study our programmes. It is a great chance to meet new people, learn about different cultures and make new friends.
How many students will be in my class?
We have limited number of students in a classroom. Classes are average 6-10 students and allow participants a maximum amount of individual attention and an opportunity to develop conversational skills.
Who are the teachers?
All Bristol Academy teachers are native speakers from US, Canada, Ireland and the UK. Most of them have teaching experience of more than 10 years. In addition, we survey our classes to make sure our teaching standards are of the highest quality.
When does my programme start?
Bristol Academy programmes start every month. You can download and check our Academic Calendar to find out more about intake dates.
When do I need to pay?
Payment is usually required 8 weeks prior to commencement of the course. However, if you require student visa you can cover initial payment of RM 4,000/ USD 1,000 to start visa process and pay balance fees upon obtaining Visa Approval Letter.
How can I pay?
Bristol Academy accept different forms of payments, including Telegraphic Transfer, credit card and direct deposit.
Does Bristol Academy provide one to one tutoring?
If you wish to have personalized classes, talk to one of our advisors to assist you.
What should I bring on my first day?
Please bring your passport, a copy of your visa as well as stationery for your placement test (notebook and pens). You will be required to write a placement test to assess your level and enter suitable class.
What is a placement test and do I have to pay for it?
The Placement Test is a language assessment service for students to determine the English language skills. The test covers reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary, with optional assessment in speaking. The test results will enable the Academy to place the student at an appropriate level. It is free of charge so everyone can come to assess their level.
What if my choosed accommodation is not available?
With all accommodation types and room types, you have a lot to choose from. However, when you compare all options and choose your favourite one, please tell your agent or our advisor about your second preference in case your preferred option is no longer available. This will save time in the process. Please feel free to visit the following link : https://bristolacademy.com.my/accommodations/
When should I book my accommodation?
With all accommodation types and room types, you have a lot to choose from. However, when you compare all options and choose your favourite one, please tell your agent or our advisor about your second preference in case you preferred option is no longer available. This will save time in the process. Please feel free to visit the following link : https://bristolacademy.com.my/accommodations/
What are my visa options?
Most Bristol Academy students study with one of the following 2 visas: a social (tourist) visa or a student visa. You can study with us up to 12 weeks under social visa, but for longer duration you need a student visa. Under any circumstances, you are not allowed to work but can combine study and travel in Malaysia.
When should I apply?
If you require a student visa, please make sure that you apply and submit all required documents at least 60 days before the course start date at Bristol Academy. This will ensure that you have enough time for visa processing, making travel plans and having a safe, and stress free journey.
Do I get a certificate when I complete the course?
Yes, Bristol Academy will provide you with a Certificate upon completion of the course.
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