Study Abroad at Australian High Schools

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Study Abroad  at  Australian High Schools

 

Apply for enrolment in a NSW Government High School – Study Abroad with International Education Agency – Australia

 

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Experience a unique taste of Australia while you live and study with our local students.

Our Study Abroad program is designed for students who wish to experience a short-term study and homestay program in Australia. Choose to study for either 6 months or a year at a high school in Sydney or coastal areas of regional New South Wales.

Students can enter either Year 10 or Year 11 depending on their age.

Selecting a school

Choose to study at a participating high school in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Southern Beaches or in a coastal regional city of New South Wales.

Students can select the school that offers the range of academic subjects, sporting programs and extra-curricular facilities that suits their learning needs.

To find a school, click here.

Homestay

Packages include homestay accommodation with an Australian family so you can experience real Australian lifestyle and further improve your English competency.

Program dates

Duration

Start date

End date

Tuition weeks

Homestay weeks

School year

6 month

January

July

20

24

Year 10 OR Year 11

July

December

20

24

Year 10 OR Year 11

Full-year

January

December

40

48

Year 10 OR Year 11

July

July

40

52

Year 10/11 OR Year 11/12

Fees – 2010

Application fee

A $110
(GST inclusive and non-refundable)

Tuition fees**

Year 10 (Junior Secondary)
Years 11 and 12 (Senior Secondary)

6 months
(20 weeks)

A$5,750
A$6,450

1 Year
(40 weeks)

A$11,500
A$12,900

Homestay accommodation
In Sydney
In other areas of New South Wales

A$250 per week
A$220 per week

Airport pickup fees

A$140 (GST inclusive)

Accommodation and placement fees
including guardianship

A$250 (GST inclusive)

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

6 months
A$194.40

1 year
A$388.80

Uniforms

A$150 – A$200 (GST inclusive)

** Tuition fees cover the charges for tuition and administration  (includes text book hire and excursions up to the value of A$200).

Entry requirements

To be accepted into the Study Abroad program, students must meet the following minimum entry requirements based on country of origin.

Academic

Germany
Students must be currently studying at a Gymnasium. Admission for students from a Realschule or Hauptschule will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Students must have very good, good or satisfactory marks in all main academic subjects: English, Mathematics, Science, History and Geography. Students should be intending to return to school in Germany upon completion of the program.

Czech Republic / Denmark / France / Italy / Switzerland / Poland / Slovakia
Students must achieve a pass mark of 60% or above in all main academic subjects: English, Mathematics, Science, History and Geography.

Austria / Brazil / Mexico
Students must achieve an acceptable pass mark (6 – 10) in all main academic subjects: English, Maths, Science, History and Geography.

English language competency

Germany / Italy
Students must provide evidence that their level of English competency is sufficient to satisfactorily complete the course work in English in Australia. Students should provide a letter from their school (on letterhead) OR should provide a completed English Teacher’s Recommendation Form:

> Germany (PDF 151kb)
> Italy (PDF 195kb)

France / Denmark / Switzerland / Austria
Students must provide a letter from their school (on letterhead) confirming their level of English competency is sufficient to satisfactorily complete the course work in English in Australia.

Brazil / Mexico
Students must submit a SLEP test with a scale score of 45 or above.

Czech Republic / Poland / Slovakia
Students must submit a minimum IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of 5.5 for entry into Year 11 or score of 5.0 for entry into Year 10, or can provide evidence of completion of an English language program with equivalent competencies.

 

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