Students should live within a reasonable travel distance to their school. Students will typically travel to school by bus, train, bicycle or walking.
International students studying in a NSW government school are entitled to half fare concession on public transport when travelling to and from school.
International students who have requested a homestay placement must be met at the airport upon arrival by a chauffeur service, organised by the homestay company arranging placement, and taken directly to their homestay family.
Students travelling to a regional area in NSW will need to either fly into Sydney international airport or Brisbane Airport and transfer to the domestic terminal for a connecting flight to their regional location.
Each regional city or town in NSW has its own transport services. Students living in regional areas should expect to travel a little farther to get to school than in the city. Go to the Transport NSW website for further information.
New South Wales (NSW) has a clean and pleasant climate throughout the year, allowing an active, outdoor lifestyle. The average temperature in NSW in summer is 28°C in winter is 18°C. Sydney is the capital city of NSW. Since Australia is in the Southern hemisphere, our Summer is the opposite to the Northern hemisphere. Summer is from December to February and Winter is from June to August.