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Apply to study at Western Sydney University
Online Application System
International students (except research students) can submit an application for admission and upload all supporting documents via the International Online Application System (opens in a new window).
International Research Students
International research students are required to apply for admission using Apply Online (opens in a new window).
Check the status of your application on International Online Application System
You can check the status of your application on International Online Application System (opens in a new window) using your unique name and password.
If you need help with the new application system, please email Studylink Support (opens in a new window) for assistance. Alternatively, you can email International Admissions (opens in a new window) for assistance.
Prepare to apply
Are you an international student?
- Not an Australian or New Zealand citizen.
- Not an Australian permanent resident.
Are you under 18 years old?
Explore your course options at Western Sydney University
You can begin searching for a complete list of courses available to international students by visiting the find a course page or checking the Western Sydney International Fee Schedule list:
- Undergraduate Fee Schedule (PDF, 1014.13 KB) (opens in a new window)
- Postgraduate Fee Schedule (PDF, 1035.58 KB) (opens in a new window)
- Higher Degree Research Fee Schedule (PDF, 43.97 KB) (opens in a new window)
Once you have selected a course, use the Course Search Engine (opens in a new window) to find out specific details about the course you want to apply to including academic entry requirements, course structures and subject descriptions.
Check the academic and English entry requirements
Admission to the Western Sydney University is highly competitive and you must satisfy the Academic and English language requirements of the University.
If you do not meet the admission requirements, you have the opportunity to prepare for university study at Western Sydney University, The College.(opens in a new window)
Understand your financial requirements
To apply to the University, you must have access to funds to cover yourself and any family members travelling with you for the duration of your stay in Australia for tuition fees, living expenses, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), student services amenities fees, school costs for any school-aged dependents and travel costs.
Check the information on the fees and costs page for more details.
Further information can be obtained from the Department of Home Affairs (DOHA) website.(opens in a new window)
For information on the University's fee and refund policy, see the International Student Fee and Refund Agreement page.
Understand course progression requirements
Throughout your study you will be required to maintain satisfactory progression in your course. It is important you understand these requirements so that your student visa is not impacted while you study with us.
Check the information on the academic progression page for more details.
Find out about your campus of study
Western Sydney University is a multi-campus university. Campuses are spread throughout the Greater West region of Sydney and some of our courses are offered on more than one campus.
Prior to making your application to the University, please ensure you understand the location, services and facilities of the campus you are applying to. For more information, visit the our campuses page.
How to apply
I am an international student applying to study a full degree at Western Sydney University
International students can apply direct to Western Sydney University.
Apply early! As a guide you should apply by 15th November for courses commencing in the Autumn Session (February/March) and by 15th May for courses commencing in the Spring Session (July/August).
For a fast and efficient service apply online (opens in a new window).
Apply via an agent
You may submit all completed forms and certified documents through an authorised agent representative of the University.
I am an international student sitting the Australian HSC or IB
- An Australian Year 12 in or outside Australia.
- An International Baccalaureate in Australia.
- A New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) level 3.
I am an international student applying to study a research degree
For more information, please visit the Graduate Research School how to apply pages:
Master of Research (opens in a new window)
Master of Philosophy (opens in a new window)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (opens in a new window)
Professional Doctorates (opens in a new window)
I am an international student applying to study one or two semesters at the University as a Study Abroad or Exchange student
After you apply
Receive your assessment outcome
If your application to the University is successful we will send you an Offer of Admission. This will:
- State the course into which you have been accepted;
- Indicate the fees - including the annual course tuition fees (fees are subject to change) and compulsory Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) fees that are payable; and
- Advise you of the course commencement date.
Once you have received an offer of admission from the University or UAC, you can proceed to respond to your offer following the instructions in your offer letter.
If you do not meet the entry requirements, the University will advise you by letter if your application is unsuccessful. If you do not meet the entry requirements your application will be automatically assessed for pathway programs offered by The College.(opens in a new window)
Understand your offer
Your offer to Western Sydney University may be a:
- Offer of Admission.
- Conditional Offer of Admission.
- Packaged Offer with Western Sydney University and The College.
To ensure that you fully understand the terms and conditions of your offer, find out more information by visiting the about your offer page.
Respond to your offer
To respond to your offer, follow the instructions in your offer letter.
Prior to accepting your offer, please carefully read:
- International Fee and Refund Agreement (PDF, 186.4 KB) (opens in a new window);
- Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) information; and
- Further information about the course you have applied to. Use the course code (found on your offer letter) in the Course Search Engine (opens in a new window) to find out more about your course.
Pay your fees
Information about fees payable will be outlined in your Offer of Admission letter.
Your fees can be paid in one of the following ways:
- International Telegraphic Transfer via Western Union Business Solutions.
- Credit Card via the University's online payment system, Onestop.
- Via Flywire
For more information, visit the pay your fees page.
Apply for your student visa
You must obtain a student visa (opens in a new window) before you come to study in Australia.
Once the Acceptance forms and payment have been received, the University will issue you an Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE). You must now use the eCoE to apply for your student visa.
For more information, visit the obtain a student visa page.
Plan your arrival
After you have accepted your offer to Western Sydney University you can start preparing your arrival.
For more information, visit the prepare to arrive page.
Prepare to enrol
MyStudentRecords (MySR) is the online student records system. With MySR you can enrol online anytime (during the enrolment period) from anywhere.
If you have full Offer of Admission, you need to enrol online via MySR.
If you have a Conditional Offer of Admission, you need to satisfy all English and Academic requirements before enrolling online via MySR. You cannot enrol unless you have met all terms of conditions as stated in your offer.
For more information, visit the starting at University enrolment page
Fees and costs
- Overview of fees and costs
- Undergraduate Fee Schedule (PDF, 810.41 KB) (opens in a new window)
- Postgraduate Fee Schedule (PDF, 514.26 KB) (opens in a new window)
- Higher Degree Research Fee Schedule (PDF, 74.6 KB) (opens in a new window)
For more information, visit the Apply for Academic Credit page.
Visit the important dates page.
Information for agents
Any personal information that is provided to Western Sydney University may be made available to Commonwealth and State agencies and the Fund Manager of the ESOS Assurance Fund, pursuant to obligations under the ESOS Act 2000 and the National Code.
Furthermore, the University is required, under S19 of the ESOS Act 2000, to tell the Department about certain changes to your enrolment and any breaches of student visa conditions relating to attendance or academic performance.