Est. 1988

About Us

Established three decades ago, ACAE is an industry pioneer that has developed a reputation as one of the most trusted organisations of its kind in Australia. Over the past 34 years ACAE have assisted thousands of international students realise their dream of studying in Australia. Our students hail from China (Including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan), Thailand, Indonesia, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Middle East and many other countries.

ACAE has built its enviable reputation on service and professionalism by assisting students with a comprehensive range of services, including course and visa applications, visa extension, immigration applications, accommodation arrangement and airport pickup. We create a community and home away from home for students, including organizing regular social activities. We help many students overcome transitional difficulties with their studies, visas and personal lives, in doing so we have earned a great deal of trust and respect from students and their parents.

As a registered migration agent, we can provide assistance in all visa/migration applications. Our visa services are very much in demand due to our extremely high success rate.

All ACAE staff are dedicated to providing students with the highest quality of service.

ACAE maintains strong co-operative relationships with most of Australia's leading educational institutions. Our Founder/Chairman, Ms Ursula Ng, has been invited by institutions to assist with expansion of their overseas markets.

Australian public figures hold ACAE in high regard, we have received many congratulatory messages from current and former Prime Ministers, Leader of the Oppositions and Premiers.

ACAE currently have representatives in many cities in China and South East Asia.


  • Official Representative Agent

    ACAE is an official representative agent for over 100 Australian institutions.

  • Excellent Reputation

    ACAE's continued success and contributions in the industry for 34 years is highly-regarded by Australian institutions as well as the Australian government including the former Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbot MP.

  • One Stop Service

    ACAE provides professional service to international students from all countries and of all backgrounds. Our services include education and migration advice, getting offer letters, payment of tuition fees, lodging student visa applications, making accommodation arrangements and organising airport pickups.

  • Most Updated Information

    ACAE works closely with over 100 Australian institutions, including universities, colleges, high schools and English Language Centers. Staff at ACAE often visit these Australian institutions and attend training sessions organized by them , this ensures we have the most accurate information to share with our students.

  • Premier Customized Service

    ACAE is fully committed to providing students with an extremely high level of service, and we genuinely value and respect each student who comes to us. Our advice for each student is unique as it will be based on their individual academic qualifications, abilities, interests, aspirations and financial situation.

  • High

    ACAE has an extremely high successful rate (over 99%) in visa applications, including student visa applications. Over the past 34 years, ACAE has accumulated substantial and extensive experience in handing visa applications of all types. ACAE is particularly experienced in handling complicated visa cases, including appeals.

  • On-going Service

    ACAE's service for students continues immediately upon student's arrival in Australia. Advice and guidance will be provided to our students from time to time while they study in Australia. This can include helping them transfer to other institutions or programs if necessary, and extending their student visa in Australia.

  • Highly-qualified

    Student advisors at ACAE are all graduates of Australian universities with at least a Masters Degree. Our team is knowledgeable, professional and focused on guiding students to successfully achieve their goals.

Our Footstep

Ms Ng was appointed Justice of the Peace

ACAE established, located on Bathurst street, Sydney

Employed our first Korean staff member, subsequently making us the first agent in Sydney to provide education services to Korean students

Registered as a migration agent in Australia, an industry first at this time Published a monthly 'Education Living in Australia', first monthly magazine for overseas students in Sydney

Organised our first ACAE Education Exhibition to market institutions to students, another industry first Moved to new premises in Sussex Street, employing 16 staff and with 1 representative office in China

Sydney office established, providing coaching classes for students

ACAE 10th Anniversary

Appointed as one of the first group of agents to assist institutions with PQI applications

Filmed the documentary "Education in Australia" in conjunction with Guangdong TV Channel, China

The only agent invited to deliver a talk on Student Visa Issues at the Migration Institute of Australia in 2001

Acquired two strata suites in Manning Building on Pitt Street

Opened the Sydney office, a 69-bed student dormitory centrally located near UTS, and providing affordable housing for international students. The success of this business had attracted interests from investors and the property was sold to hotel group in July

Granted eVisa status by DIAC(currently DIBP), ACAE were part of the first group of agents at this time.

Nominated for the best education centre by The Centre for English Teaching (CET) at University of Sydney

ACAE 25th Anniversary

Ms Ng became a regular guest on SBS Radio

Ms Ng was invited to an interview with SBS Radio Australia

Ms Ng was invited by 4EB FM for a radio interview

ACAE Beijing office established;Ms Ng prepared and organized the founding of ISEAA, and became a member of the Board of Directors

ACAE 30th Anniversary

ACAE Hongkong office established

Congratulatory Messages

Australian Dignitaries

Australian Institutions

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