The Western Melbourne English Program

The Western Melbourne English Program (WMEP) offers foundation courses for students from non-English speaking and English speaking backgrounds. Our English language and general education certificates are designed to improve your skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening and numeracy. Skill development in each program also covers digital literacy.

Support services

Students in the WMEP have access to a range of support services.


We have professional counselling services and resources available to support personal, psychological, academic, and social development. You can also access free, individualised counselling sessions on campus, facilitated by professionally trained counsellors.

Housing assistance

Our Student Housing Service provides you with:

  • free advice and assistance when looking for housing options
  • access to the student housing database
  • links to resources that can help get you into the right accommodation
  • a student housing guide with tips and checklists
  • advice on tenancy issues
  • helpful information about your rental rights and responsibilities.

Financial advice

Our professional staff provide financial advice and assistance with study and living costs. You can access services including general budget help, loans and scholarships information, and tax return advice.

Courses offered in the WMEP


The Western Melbourne English Program is delivered at the following campuses:

Contact us

For further information please contact:

Footscray: +61 3 9919 8748 
St Albans: +61 3 9919 2924
Sunshine: +61 3 9919 7211
Werribee: +61 3 9919 7521

Email: [email protected]