The NSW Department of Education is committed to meeting ESOS legislative requirements to ensure our students have a safe, enjoyable and rewarding study experience.Read more about the ESOS Framework here
This program offers students applying for a student visa the opportunity to experience our inclusive school culture, first-class teaching and learning, gain high-level English language skills, and experience an Australian lifestyle.
Students may apply to complete their secondary education in a NSW government school or for up to 2 years of study in primary school.
Students who successfully complete their studies in Year 12 are awarded a Higher School Certificate (HSC) and an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).
Go to alphabetical list of schoolsfor profiles of high schools offering the International Student Program.
Students may apply for enrolment at the beginning of a school term
Our Intensive English Centres help prepare students whose English need further development to enrol into a NSW government high school. Students typically need to study 2 terms in an Intensive English Centre before progressing to a NSW government high school where they will receive continued ESL support.