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William Angliss Institute

William Angliss Institute

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William Angliss Institute is the specialist training provider for foods, tourism, hospitality and events and winner of the 2013 Victorian Large Training Provider of the Year Award. Offering short courses, certificates, diplomas, graduate certificates and bachelor degrees, William Angliss Institute enrols over 21,500 students annually.

William Angliss Institute also conducts compliance and industry training with flexible learning solutions and training delivery options to suit the needs of organisations across Australia. Offshore, international partnerships continue to grow with training programs delivered globally.



In 1940, prominent Melbourne businessman, Sir William Angliss, founded Australia's first trade college dedicated to providing training for the food industry. The William Angliss Food Trades School was born. Quickly gaining national recognition and prominence, the School continued to build on these foundations, expanding the extent and variety of its programs.

Since then, William Angliss Institute has provided specialist education and training in foods, tourism, hospitality and events. These are hands on, customer focused vocations that attract creative and enthusiastic students from around the world. Our 21,500 enrolments each year comprise of local and international students based on campus or participating in workplace training.

Along with the main campus in the centre of Melbourne, Australia, William Angliss Institute also delivers training direct to industry partners through interstate offices, including the Sydney campus, Singapore campus and four joint venture campuses in China and through national and international consultancy projects around the world.

Student Life

Both the Melbourne and Sydney campuses lie in the heart of the city close to public transport, accommodation and amongst vibrant café, bar and restaurant cultures.

The Institute’s Student Services team supports the student body with student activities, careers and employment assistance, counselling services and learning and disability support.

Student Lounge
Both campuses of the Institute include student lounges where students can meet and relax between classes with games and activities, food and drink facilities and TVs with Foxtel.

Student Activities
Students are exposed to a range of on campus, off campus activities, trips and tours throughout the year thanks to the Student Activities team that help students make friends and explore the industry and city.

Careers and Employment
The Careers and Employment Service provides William Angliss Institute students and recent graduates with access to job opportunities, career development services and industry engagement.

The Careers and Employment service can assist students with career development and link them with opportunities to gain valuable experience to ensure a smooth transition from study to work. Services include:

  • Career guidance and development
  • Writing resumes, interview skills
  • Online jobs notice board
  • Employer information sessions and on campus interviews
  • Opportunities to be involved in major events including fashion and sports entertainment events

The William Angliss Institute Counselling Centre offers information and advice to assist students in finding suitable accommodation in Melbourne and Sydney. There is no accommodation on either campus however there are plenty of student accommodation alternatives in close proximity. 

Study Information


The William Angliss Institute Foundation provides educational opportunities and financial assistance to support disadvantaged students in achieving their career ambitions.

Through a scholarship fund built on the generous support of our many friends and industry partners, the Foundation provides ongoing assistance to students and the wider community through the establishment of various scholarship programs across the Institute.

Fee Help

FEE-HELP is a government loan scheme available to degree students only. It can cover all or part of tuition fees for a degree program. A 25% loan fee is applied to all FEE-HELP applications.

FEE-HELP is available for eligible degrees students studying at the Melbourne campus. Students applying for FEE-HELP fall under strict guidelines regarding application submissions, refunds, course/unit withdrawal and repayments.

VET FEE-HELP is a Government loan scheme available to eligible students studying at Diploma or Advanced Diploma level or at a Vocational Graduate Certificate level for the deferment of tuition fees. This does not include amenities or class materials. FEE-HELP is available for eligible students at both the Melbourne and Sydney campuses.