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Study graphic design abroad

Want to study graphic design in America, Australia or the United Kingdom? It’s easier than you think! There are many visa options available that allow you to study design abroad at all six of our international campuses—New York, London, Manchester, Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane.

Why choose Shillington’s graphic design course to study abroad?

  1. Pay like a local. We don’t charge higher tuition for students from other countries. Pay the same course fees as local students.
  2. A life-changing creative adventure. Explore a new city while learning relevant industry skills in a fast-paced environment. Graduate with an amazing graphic design portfolio and prepare to take your creative career to the next level—wherever you plan to live!
  3. Join an international group of #Shillumni. Since 2016, 1000+ students from 60+ countries around the world have studied abroad at Shillington. Shillington + alumni = #Shillumni.

Want to hear straight from students who studied abroad at Shillington?

Meet Carolina (Portugal to London), Ana (Vancouver to Brisbane), Chrystal (Sydney to New York)Silja (Estonia to Sydney), Nick (Portland to London)Marusa (Slovenia to New York) and Dee (Denver to Melbourne).

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Study design abroad in New York City with Shillington's Graphic Design program

Study design abroad in the United States

Who is eligible to study in New York? M-1 Student Visa holders, Canadian and Bermudian citizens
Which course? 3 months full-time

The United States offers the M-1 Student Visa for Shillington, which allows you to live in New York while studying, including one month before and after the course.

First, read about the application process. You need to be enrolled as a full-time student at an approved institution (Shillington!), have proof of sufficient funds to self-support during the course and promise to maintain your permanent residence abroad.

Ready to get started? Apply to Shillington online first, select the M-1 Visa option, pay the $1000 deposit and we’ll be in touch with the next steps, starting with the I-20 certificate form. If you start early, it’s a straight-forward process that can make your New York dream come true.

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Study design abroad in Australia with Shillington's graphic design program

Study design abroad in Australia

Who is eligible to study in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane? eVisitor (Subclass 651)Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417)Work and Holiday Visa (Subclass 462)Electronic Travel Authority (Subclass 601) Visa) holders and New Zealand citizens
Which course? 3 months full-time

Australia offers a free eVisitor (Subclass 651) Visa, which allows tourists of any age to live and study for up to 3 months.

If you’re between 18—30 years old (35 for Canadian and Irish citizens), there are two visas which allow you to live, work and study for up to a year. Perfect to graduate from our 3 month course, then work or travel for the remainder of your visa. Visit Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417) and Work and Holiday Visa (Subclass 462) to check your home country’s eligibility.

Please note: Shillington is not CRICOS registered, which means students are not able to apply for an international student visa.

Visit IMMI to learn more

Study design abroad in the UK with Shillington's graphic design program

Study design abroad in the United Kingdom

Who is eligible to study in London or Manchester? Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) Visa holders, European Union (EU) members, European Economic Area (EEA) members and Swiss citizens.

Which course? 3 months full-time or 9 months part-time

The United Kingdom offers the Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) Visa, which allows 18—30 years old from Australia, Canada, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand or Taiwan to live, study and work for up to 24 months. Perfect to graduate from our 3 months full-time or 9 months part-time course, then work or travel for the remainder of your visa.

Please note: Shillington is unable to sponsor the Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) Visa, so we can’t accept students from Hong Kong or the Republic of Korea.

If you have an European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) passport, you don’t need a visa to study in the United Kingdom.

Visit GOV.UK to learn more

Applying for a visa wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be! I was enticed by the whole idea of studying design in a city I always wanted to live in.

Bea Sambalido
New York Graduate

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