How to Apply - International

The College puts university within reach

Get a head start on your path to Western by studying at The College.

As the official pathways provider to Western Sydney University, The College offers a wide range of University Foundation Studies and Diploma programs to help you on your way to achieving your tertiary education and career dreams.

With our wide range of pathway courses on offer, The College prepares you for success with smaller class sizes and a supportive learning environment.

Apply for one of our many courses and you could be on your way to completing a university degree in no time!

Applications for Term 2 are now open.

Consult The College International Student Course Guide.

International Student Course Guide 2020 (17.3MB)

How to Find Your Course and Apply

1. Choose Your Course

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You can also visit our Course Handbook for specific course information such as admission requirements, course structure, subjects and accreditation.

Visit our International College Fees page.

Once you have chosen your course, check the Academic Entry Requirements available - International Admissions - Entry requirements. Read through our tables carefully to determine your entry criteria and which course you would be eligible to apply for.

Check out our English Language Entry Requirements table to determine your level of English proficiency. You can find a list of our English Programs available on our website if you need English Language Support. 

Download our International Student Course Guide and familiarise yourself with WSU.

2. Get Connected

3. Apply to Western

All applications for admission to study at The College must be made through the International Online Application System.

For application support, contact: support@studylink.com, or, apply@westernsydney.edu.au

Under 18 Admission. If you are under the age of 18 when planning to study at The College or the University, you must provide additional documentation about your accommodation and welfare. Visit the Under 18 Students page for more information.

Please note: Australian Immigration states that international students must attend at least 80% of their classes to fulfil their visa requirements. You will be marked absent from class even if you have a medical certificate. The College must inform Australian Immigration if a student does not comply with the requirements of their student visa. For this reason, it is your responsibility to check the requirements of your visa before taking leave.

International students wanting to study in Australia must also meet certain financial requirements. Students are required to have genuine access to sufficient funds while studying in Australia, including the cost of travel, tuition, school costs for any dependents, and living costs.

More information about Student Visas

More information about Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE)

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This 8-month program allows students to Fast Track their first year of study at The College in a more supportive environment with smaller class sizes and greater one-on-one time with teachers. On successful completion of the program, students automatically transition into the second year of the corresponding Bachelor degree at Western Sydney University.

This 12-month program allows students to study the first year of their chosen degree in a more supportive environment with smaller class sizes and greater one-on-one time with teachers. On successful completion of the program, students automatically transition into the second year of the corresponding Bachelor degree at Western Sydney University.

This 16-month program allows students to undertake course-specific preparatory units alongside the first year units of their course, which will help in developing the content knowledge and skills needed to succeed in university. After successful completion, students automatically transition into the second year of their chosen degree at Western Sydney University.

These programs are designed to introduce you to the knowledge and skills needed for the first year of your Bachelor degree in Business, Health Science and Nursing, or Science disciplines. These programs provide pathways into a College Diploma program, or for students who obtain satisfactory results, guaranteed direct entry into the first year of the corresponding degree at Western Sydney University.

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