International Students Fees

Paying your fees

International students can pay their fees using the Athlone Institute of Technology’s bank transfer platform powered by our partner Western Union Business Solutions.
This service is available to all international students and allows you, your parents and sponsors to pay your fees in your local currency and from your home bank account without worrying about exchange rates or bank charges.

You will have peace of mind that your payment will arrive quickly and in full to the institute.

Benefits for you:

• No transaction charges from Western Union Business Solutions or Athlone Institute of Technology
• Rate quoted is held for 72 hours which gives you time to make the payment to your bank; online, at branch or via phone
• Favourable exchange rates compared to most banks
• Reduced bank fees because transfer is initiated locally
• Full payment amount received by Athlone Institute of Technology
• Platform translated in 8 languages; English, French, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Hindi, Indonesian and Korean.

To make your payment click below

For more information, watch this short video –

For Students from China
You can pay in one of the following ways:
Alipay / Tenpay / Credit/Debit card UnionPay / Bank transfer

Using Geoswift,
Students, parents and sponsors can pay fees using Alipay, Tenpay, their
credit/debit card UnionPay and bank transfer.
directly—in full and tagged with your identifying information.

Western Union Ali Geo Swift

• ChinaPay
Using ChinaPay, students and parents can pay fees online using their UnionPay debit card and have funds automatically deducted from their bank account. 1. Using GlobalPay for Students, enter amount in pounds to pay to your institution. 2. Select ChinaPay option, creating a unique identifier. 3. Log on to the secure ChinaPay website and enter debit card information. 4. Western Union Business Solutions receives funds, converts them into pounds, and delivers them to your institution directly—in full and tagged with your identifying information.

  • Using GlobalPay for Students, enter amountin pounds to pay to your institution.
  • Select Geoswift option.
  • Choose your payment method.
  • Western Union Business Solutions receives

    funds, converts them into pounds, and delivers them to your institution

Union Pay
Union Pay

CITIC
Using CITIC Bank,
students and parents can walk in to CITIC locations anywhere in the Guangzhou
area (in China’s most populous province, Guangdong*).
directly—in full and tagged with your identifying information.

  1. Using GlobalPay for Students, enter amount

    in pounds to pay to your institution.

  2. Select Renminbi and CITIC option.
  3. Enter payment information and receives

    instructions on where to make your payment at a CITIC location.

  4. Western Union Business Solutions receives

    funds, converts them into pounds, and delivers them to your institution

*Due to Chinese
regulations, the CITIC bank in-branch option is currently only available in
Guangdong province. We plan to expand this offering throughout China as
regulations change.

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