The College

Where ambition makes a degree possible.

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.

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, and our highly-qualified staff will make sure you graduate from The College with the necessary skills to take on a bachelor degree.

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

English Programs

The College is also home to one of Sydney's largest IELTS Testing Centres offering internationally-acclaimed English Language Programs that are designed to give you every chance of success.

Whether you want to improve your general communication skills, work in Australia or study at Western Sydney University, our teachers are dedicated to you.


“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)


Undergraduate Certificates

Looking to upskill, pursue a new career or challenge yourself by learning something new? Our online short courses will give you the skills and knowledge to take the next step in your career – or give you the academic credit to pursure futher study in a relevant area.

RTO Programs

The College Registered Training Organisation (RTO, number 90319) at Western Sydney University offers innovative, flexible and tailored training that meets the needs of individuals and modern workplaces. We specialise in Training and Assessment, Leadership and Management, Project Management and Individual Support.

Life at Western

As a student at Western, you become part of a dynamic, thriving and culturally rich community. There are plenty of opportunities to stay engaged, socialise and have some fun! See everything Western has to offer from Accommodation, Campus Life, Scholarships, Student Support Services and more.