This program offers a wonderful opportunity for high school students to study in a NSW government school, stay with a family in a ‘homestay’ and experience a unique Australian lifestyle. You can choose a school in a coastal, rural or urban setting and study from 3 months to 1 year.
You can choose from schools located throughout NSW, including Sydney and regional centres.
For more information about the regions of NSW, please visit the Tourism NSW website.
Learn about what is on offer at each of the participating schools from the links to their school profiles below.
Our Study Abroad school finder provides a helpful comparison of the subjects, languages and sports on offer at each of our Study Abroad schools. The Study Abroad matrix can be downloaded here(PDF 1.7MB).
Students are encouraged to submit applications through an education agent registered with DE International who can assist with preparing your documents for application and the complex visa application process. Some students may be required by DE International to submit their application through one of these agents.
To be eligible to apply you must:
Our intake days are at the beginning of each school term.
The Australian Government is committed to providing international students with a safe, enjoyable and rewarding study experience in Australia.
We are a proud member of Australian Government Schools International (AGSI), a collaborative association of government schools with international student programs.