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Hey there new #FRENCHIE

We are so excited that you have made the decision to study at the French Beauty Academy! With this decision, you are on the path to realizing and embracing the power of education to transform your life!

At the French, we’re driven to help you be the best you can be and to provide you with opportunities that give you a head start on your career path in the beauty and wellness industry.

Life at The French is so much more than just homework and classrooms! We create a positive and engaging campus culture for our Frenchies, one that helps to nurture their talents and build their confidence. You can also immerse yourself in life on campus in a wide variety of ways including Student Ambassador, Student Experience and Charity events where you can make friends, give back to those in need in the community and help fundraise for our charity partners. On top of all that, not only will you leave The French with the best education in Beauty Therapy, but also with lifelong best friends!

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Your Next Steps

Attend Your
Frenchie fitting

Join us back on campus for 30 minutes and allow our team to support you in every way possible to finalise your enrolment and ensure you are ready for your first day of class. Learn more

Complete all Required

Our Admissions team will help you submitting all the required documents to finalisse your course enrolment. Learn more

Attend your
Frenchie orientation

Attend your French Orientation and first week of classes. We've prepared a schedule to get you started on the right foot. Learn more

Begin Your
dream life

Immerse yourself in the French student experience and fall in love with being a beauty therapist! From friendships and on campus activities, we make learning the skills to be great fun! This will be the best year of your life.

Frenchie Fittings


Join us back on campus for 30 minutes and allow our team to support you in every way possible to finalise your enrolment and ensure you are ready for your first day of class.


  • Please bring your personalised documents to finalise your enrolment:
  • Please come prepared for a photo (you may like to wear your hair up and apply some make-up) – we will take you Student ID Photograph to prepare your Student ID Card.
  • Please be prepared to try on your uniform – we will give you a chance to snap a photo for your vision board.
  • If you are completing your LLN Questionnaire please allow an additional 60 minutes to join our friendly support staff who will make completing your LLN Questionnaire a simple and stress free experience.

Your family and friends are welcome to join you at this session to encourage you in your final steps towards your future in beauty.  You will also be joined by our on campus support team and a handful of new students who may become your first friends in 2023.

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The French Difference

#FRENCHIES Because there’s one thing stronger than magic: sisterhood

The French is home to a tribe of real, powerful women who celebrate, uplift and empower each other. We share the same spirit and carry the same heart. We nurture the aspirations of our beauties, giving them the freedom and igniting the fight to realize their hopes and dreams.

“It’s like a home away from home, I came in to study as a mature student, and feel I have been embraced 100%, from the students to the teachers and the staff. There is a sense of belonging, and I feel like I will be a part of this family for a long time!”
– Emerald Golightly, Alumni

“I chose The French because The French embodies everything I want to be. It has such a well respected reputation and I had only heard nothing but the best about it.”
– Tamika Anderson, Alumni

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I can’t wait to see you on campus!

It’s scary making a big change, but it’s so worth it.. Don’t feel fear. You’ll be surprised how strong and smart you really are!
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Find Out What to expect on this important day


Your first day at The French

F​​eeling anxious about making friends on your first day? You’re not alone! It’s actually one of the most common fears all soon-to-be #Frenchies have before they embark on their studies. ⁠Experiencing nerves before your first day is totally normal. We all worry about what others will think about us, will we fit in, will people be nice, will we be accepted… But at The French, you don’t have to be worried because you already have some friends – they’re the ones in the pink scarfs!⁠

Our wonderful Student Ambassadors are friendly, kind and can’t wait to meet you and show you the ropes. They are always on campus, willing to listen, ready to help if you are ever feeling lost or overwhelmed.⁠

To get you started on the right foot, we have designed a specialised orientation schedule which is dedicated to ensuring you are fully prepared and dressed for success, both personally and professionally. Upon arrival to campus, you’ll be introduced into your chorts (named after amazing pioneering women in history) where we have a number of activities planned to get you comfortable and you’ll find out everything you need to know before your first official class! We’re here to help and our friendly staff and educators are here to answer all your questions, big or small.

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Meet our league of Pioneering Women

Introducing you to The French’s league of Pioneering Women. These are some of the legendary women that inspire our cohort (class) names and influence our French values.  You will be assigned your cohort in orientation week! Which Pioneering Women will you be?


Some of the faces who can’t wait to meet you and show you the ropes

Common questions a lot of new Frenchies have!

Students must meet a number of citizenship, residency and academic entry requirements to be eligible for a VET Student Loan. They include:


  • an Australian citizen, or
  • a qualifying New Zealand citizen, or
  • a permanent humanitarian visa holder, who is usually resident in Australia.


  • provide an Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • provide evidence of successful completion of an AQF Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English);
  • display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test.


  • If under the age of 18 student (at first census date) they must complete 2 VSL Parental Consent forms, (unless the student is certified as independent, in which case evidence must be provided of independence)

To check your eligibility use the VET Student Loans Eligibility Tool on the Australian Government MySkills website. This tool should be used as a guide only.

Students must also read this booklet before applying for VET Student Loans. VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements. A VET student loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.

If you have any questions about eligibility please call our friendly Student Advisors on +61 07 3267 0297 or email courses@thefrench.edu.au

If you do not have an Australian year 12 Certificate or have not successfully completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification, you must sit an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test and be assessed as competent at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy.

Our Diploma programs have an official orientation day where we cover a number of key activities and sessions to get you comfortable, meet your peers and educators and find out everything you need to know before your official first class.


 You will be fitted for your uniform when you book in attend a Frenchie fitting day prior to classes beginning. You will receive your uniform during your orientation week.

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