King's Own Institute


King’s Own Institute is a tertiary level institution located in central Sydney, Australia and offering high quality accredited degree courses in Accounting, Business, and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).

Named after a regiment of the British army with which the CEO & Dean was associated as an exchange officer, King’s Own Institute adopts a similar spirit and values with traditions and an established reputation for its recognised development of successful leaders.

Our initials KOI have a second meaning, as the word “koi” in some Asian languages is a wild carp. The koi is energetic and can swim upstream against the current. According to legend if a koi succeeded in climbing the falls at a point called Dragon Gate on the Yellow River it would be

transformed into a dragon. This demonstrates perseverance in adversity and strength of purpose. Because of its strength and determination to overcome obstacles, the koi represents courage and the ability to attain high goals.

Similarly, King’s Own Institute (KOI) aims to be a recognised leader as an education provider famous for nurturing our students into successful careers. The experience of the higher education journey can be as important as the qualification itself.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Students & Campus

Modern Facilities

King’s Own Institute’s premises are centrally located and have been designed with the needs of today’s students in mind. The environment is not only comfortable but most importantly it is conducive to study and highly functional for the busy student.


The Institute’s computer facilities include the latest technology and software, with sufficient terminals to cater for student needs.

Wifi is provided throughout KOI so that students can access the internet from anywhere in the Institute for total connectivity. Every trimester, each student is given a generous free data allowance for internet usage.


King’s Own Institute has a specially designed and resourced library and a specialist librarian for this essential part of study. Our library is stocked with reference materials relevant to the courses offered in our Institute and includes text books, magazines, journals, reference books and newspapers. At KOI, we do our best to resource students for their best performance. Student Lounge Our student lounges are more than somewhere to stop and have lunch. They are places to meet fellow students, relax, mingle and foster friendships. The environment is stylish, comfortable, practical and inviting. Students can bring their own lunches with reheating facilities available and vending machines for that pick-me-up snack to keep energy levels up.

Admissions & Requirements

Europe Certificate of Secondary Education or Certificate of Secondary (Complete) Education awarded on completion of general secondary schooling.

South America Certificate of Secondary Education.

Middle- East / UAE, Kuwait Successful completion of a recognised one-year pre-university program or successful completion of one year of study at a recognised tertiary institution in addition to completion of High School studies.

Middle- East/ Lebanon Successful completion of the Iranian Higher Diploma or successful completion of a recognised one-year pre-university program or successful completion of one year of study at a recognised tertiary institution in addition to completion of High School studies.

Countries not listed above For all other countries, enquire at King’s Own Institute.

Practical Information

KOI operates on a Semester – based Trimester system

KOI operates on a semester based trimester system, allowing students to complete a three year bachelor degree in two years if no trimester breaks are taken. If trimester breaks are taken, a degree cannot be completed in the minimum time.

It is compulsory for students to complete two consecutive trimesters in their first year of study. After two consecutive trimesters of study, students may apply to take trimester breaks. Approval of a trimester break is not automatic, and is dependent on academic process. Students who wish to apply for a trimester break must do so in writing, before the end of week 10 of the trimester before they wish to take a break.

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