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ID Card

ID Card

Definition

Most institutions will issue students with an Identification Card (ID Card) that may be used at the library, for entry onto campus, using IT facilities, printing and photocopying. Some institutions allow you to load money on your card for use at institutional services. Your ID Card may also be used to gain student discounts at some stores and services (i.e. most cinemas offer a student price). You may also be asked for “photo ID” when entering a licensed premises like a bar, pub or club. You must be 18 to enter, and you will need identification with your birthday on it to prove this (such as a passport or drivers licence.)
IELTS

IELTS

Definition

International English Language Testing System. The IELTS is one of several English Language Tests used by Australian institutions and the Australian government to assess your English language proficiency.
Income Tax

Income Tax

Definition

Australia’s taxation system includes income tax, which is paid based on your income. If you choose to work part-time while studying in Australia, your employer arrange for income tax to be taken from your salary. You will need a tax file number (TFN), please check with the Australian Tax Office (www.ato.gov.au).
Indicative costs

Indicative costs

Definition

Indicative costs are an estimation of costs which a student may incur throughout a specific study period. They usually include fees, rent, food and transport. These are provided to give you an idea about how much it may cost to study in Australia.
Industry-based learning

Industry-based learning

Definition

Industry-based learning is training undertaken in the workplace as part of the productive work of the learner. See also Work Integrated Learning (WIL).
Interim grades

Interim grades

Definition

Your current grade in between grading periods (mid semester grades) is your interim grade.
Internships

Internships

Definition

An internship is a type of work experience for entry-level job-seekers. Internships involve working in your expected career field, either during a semester or over the summer.