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Canadian College to University Transfer Programs in Australia, the United Kingdom and Ireland


With more than 20 years experience in credit transfer programs, KOM Consultants is Canada’s foremost leader in Community College Transfer pathways into UK, Irish and Australian universities. KOM have, and continue to be, instrumental in developing innovative articulation agreements between Canadian Community Colleges and Australian, Ireland and UK universities. Transfer credit pathways have been designed for 2 and 3 year Diploma holders, Graduate Certificate students and Applied Degree graduates from Canadian Community Colleges.

As the official Canadian representatives and application centre for select Australian, Ireland and UK universities, KOM has been carefully appointed as your in-country contact assisting you through all your credit transfer planning needs.  From initial questions to application procedures, housing, study and work rights as a student, financing, travel options, KOM know whats needed to get you there. Canadian applications to these select universities are submitted via KOM Consultants.

How KOM Helps

How KOM Consultants Help Canadian College Students

Applying to university can be confusing and frustrating, especially when seeking credit transfer with an overseas institution in the UK, Ireland or Australia.

KOM works closely with Canadian Colleges and our overseas partner institutions ensuring maximum transfer credit is given. Its critical students know what’s required when applying, and how to go about it. That’s where we come in, and here’s what we do.

  • In-country contact ensuring your queries are dealt with in a timely and professional manner through KOM’s friendly transfer credit team
  • Support through all your questions on university credit transfer options in Australia, Ireland and the UK, giving you the tools to make informed decisions on which school/program  matches your needs
  • Provide inside information on transfer schools – KOM staff have visited these overseas schools
  • Saving you time and headaches by researching schools and programs
  • Saving you money by reducing high cost associated with multiple university application fees
  • In-country application centre saving you high international mailing expenses. All application documents are mailed locally to KOM in Canada. We do the rest for you.
  • Work closely with student’s home institution and overseas schools leaving you confident maximum credit is given. We are advocates for the student making certain utmost credit transfer is granted, all while keeping you informed and updated every step of the way
  • Assist and administer students through the entire application and credit transfer process
  • Guidance through acceptance procedures
  • Counsel students through housing, finance, and travel options
  • Advise students through study and work permits
  • Host on-campus and on-line information sessions
  • Organize overseas staff to speak with KOM students directly
  • Hold pre-departure sessions
  • Dependable and reliable service that meets students needs

…… and so much more.

KOM’s personalized approach and attention to detail saves students money and headaches when seeking university credit transfer programs in the UK and Australia.

Remember, university applications must be submitted via KOM to access our services and support

Why Transfer

Why Canadian College Students Transfer to the UK, Ireland and Australia

The short answer; to fast-track qualifications making you job ready sooner.

Students often don’t realize how much credit our overseas universities will award for Canadian College qualifications. Generally speaking, a three year advanced diploma graduate can obtain an undergraduate degree in Australia, Ireland, and the UK in just one academic year. Two year diploma graduates usually study for one and half years to obtain a relevant undergraduate degree.

KOM also provide Applied Degree graduates and Graduate Certificate holders from Canadian Colleges direct entry into a suite of Masters Program’s through our Australian, Irish and UK universities.

One of the key benefits of studying overseas is the shorter time required to complete your qualifications. Taking this into consideration, the overall costs associated with international studies are often comparable to domestic study expenses endured over a longer period of time. In most cases, overseas studies will allow students to graduate sooner than Canadian university transfer options.

The quicker you complete your qualifications, the quicker in the workforce earning money!

Benefits of an International University Qualification

Benefits of a University Qualification from Australia, Ireland or the United Kingdom

Make Yourself Standout – With employment opportunities for graduates becoming increasingly more competitive, employers are now looking beyond someone’s academic background – they want the whole package: the appropriate formal training, the right skill-set, life experience, a self-starter with problem solving skills and the ability to be creative. Students who study overseas gain these qualities setting themselves apart from others.

Ask yourself this…

Do you want to study at a world-class university with international reputations?

Do you feel passionate about combining university with real-life experiences?

Do you want to fast-track qualifications putting you in the job market sooner generating money?

Do you like the idea of immersing yourself in a new culture and country?

Do you like the idea of standing out from the rest?

Do you feel excited about making friends from around the world?


Benefits of University Qualifications

According to a Employment and Social Development Canada report

Higher Growth in Earnings

Over the span of a career, higher education means higher growth in earnings:

Over the span of a career, earnings tend to increase with time, peaking around the ages of 50 to 54.

In 2000, growth in average earnings between the ages of 25 and 54 was:

  • 49% for those with a high school diploma
  • 53% for those with a college diploma
  • nearly 100% for those with a university degree


Earnings by age bar graph

Higher Income During Retirement

Higher education also contributes to higher income during retirement:

  • In 2000, the median income for seniors with a post-secondary diploma was higher than the median for all levels of education. For university-educated seniors the median income was close to $40,000.

income of seniors bar graph

  • Seniors with lower levels of education relied more on Old Age Security benefits (OAS/GIS) as a source of income.
  • Seniors with higher levels of education relied more on private pensions