Australian Studies Institute (AUSI) offers a combination of Perth Institute of Business and Technology (PIBT) and Edith Cowan University (ECU) programs, in Kenya. As an AUSI student, you’ll gain an internationally recognised qualification, while benefitting from the excellent teaching that makes ECU world-renowned.

As an AUSI student you’ll be able to choose from Foundation studies, Diplomas, and Advanced Diplomas or complete a Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Information Technology. Flexible intakes, and the fast-track option, allow you to complete your undergraduate degree in just two years. An MBA international program is also vailable.

The AUSI campus offers excellent facilities and is located in the safe, cosmopolitan suburb of Westlands, with shopping, restaurants and cafes all within walking distance. For students coming from outside of Nairobi, the AUSI Village offers up to 35 students the opportunity to reside in a secure, peaceful and  comfortable environment which is conducive to studying. AUSI Village provides two meals a day during the week, and three meals on weekends, transport to AUSI, laundry, 24-hour security and a full-time resident matron. AUSI Village is located in an acre and a half of leafy grounds.

About Edith Cowan University

A market leader in education for the service professions, Edith Cowan University (ECU) is located in Perth, Western Australia, a gateway to many cities in Asia, Africa and Europe.

The University's international enrolments exceed 3,000 with students originating from more than 80 countries.

ECU's origins go back to 1902 when it began as a teaching college. Today it is Western Australia's second largest university with almost 23,000 students.

The University has three metropolitan campuses in Churchlands, Mount Lawley and Joondalup and a regional campus in Bunbury, a city 200kms south of Perth.

More than 330 courses are offered through the four faculties: Business and Law; Computing, Health and Science; Education and Arts, which incorporates the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts; and the Faculty of Regional Professional Studies.

Five reasons to study at AUSI
1University-designed program. All AUSI programs are based on the equivalent ECU programs.
2Fast-track your studies. AUSI’s trimester system lets you complete one academic year in just 8 months.
3Small class sizes and individual attention. Maximum 25 students in your class means more time with your teachers.
4Longer teaching sessions. Instead of the traditional 3-hour sessions, AUSI conducts classes over 4 hours, allowing students more time to understand the subject matter.
5Course accreditation. All AUSI courses are registered with the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology. The Kenyan Commission for Higher Education has validated the AUSI Diploma programs and endorsed the collaboration with ECU.