Your pathway to Western
Make your degree happen where ambition is everything
English & Testing
Advance your English Skills and become university ready
RTO Programs
Explore our ASQA accredited programs at The College RTO


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Studying at The College


The College at Western Sydney University is the perfect bridge for domestic and international students transitioning from secondary school to the degree programs offered at Western, or, into a postgraduate program. Successfully completing one of our Academic Pathway Programs guarantees you a place at Western Sydney University, and our highly-qualified staff will make sure you graduate from The College with the necessary skills to take on a bachelor degree.

The College is also home to one of Sydney's largest IELTS Testing Centres situated in Sydney Olympic Park, where the wide range of our English Programs and Preparation courses are held.

The College RTO (90319) at Western Sydney University provides quality ASQA accredited programs to enterprises, community organisations and university stakeholders to help build the workforce capability requirements of Australia.


“Studying a Diploma in Design at The College allowed me to combine all my passions for photography, travel and design. Once I finished my diploma, I transitioned into Bachelor of Graphic Design and got the opportunity to go on exchange to Japan”.

 - Stephen Mercado,
Diploma in Design—Bachelor of Graphic Design (Pathway to Teaching)


"I am honestly grateful that I got to study at The College, it has expanded my perspective about this world. The College has provided me with the confidence to make new friends, to challenge myself and taught me how to achieve my goals." 

- Christine Bitanga,
Diploma in Arts—Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)


The University offers a range of scholarships exclusively for students at The College. Explore your options.

The College Webinar

An essential guide to starting at The College. Hear firsthand from Western students as they explain how to accept your offer, enrol into your course and share helpful tips on student life.

$800 worth of textbooks, free.*

The College is providing all students enrolled in first-year subjects with free digital textbooks in 2020. First year units/subjects are listed as Level 1 units in the Handbook.

The first University to provide free digital textbooks for its students, Western's ground-breaking initiative is one of the world's largest provisions of free textbooks for commencing students. With the average cost of a text book being $100 per book, our commencing students will receive up to $800 worth of value.

*Excludes Foundation Studies program