Visit the National Guidelines for Secondary Student Exchange to get more information.
Students may commence study at anytime throughout the year but must receive advice from the registered student exchange and approval from the host school prior to enrolment. Our school year consists of four terms.
Payment of Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is a precondition for a student visa.
Exchange organisations are responsible for ensuring that Overseas Students’ Health Cover (OSHC) has been paid prior to a student’s departure.
Fees are paid directly to registered student exchange organisations. For further information refer to your selected student exchange organisation.
In NSW, secondary exchange students are entitled to free student travel passes if they meet the requirements applicable to NSW school students. Applications to travel companies for travel concessions should state that the student is on a secondary student exchange program. The AASES form can be used
Student exchange organisations must provide support to incoming and outgoing exchange students including:
Registered student exchange organisations act as the central liaison between schools, host families, students and their families – including general and emergency communication as well as feedback and complaints.
If an issue related to a student exchange cannot be dealt with satisfactorily at the school level, contact should be made with the registered organisation. If a satisfactory resolution cannot be reached with the organisation then contact should then be made with DE International at firstname.lastname@example.org