Sydney welcomes students
World-class qualifications in one of the world's most liveable cities.
Australia is one of the world's favourite destinations for students seeking a first-class education.
Our schools have an international reputation for high quality curriculum and innovative teaching.
International students learn with Australian students in safe, friendly, multicultural classrooms. They are encouraged to participate and develop personal skills and confidence.
The New South Wales (NSW) government school system is the largest education network in Australia and has more than 150 years experience in education and training.
The number of international student enrolments in NSW government schools is a strong endorsement of the high standard of our education system and the expertise of our teachers.
It also confirms the international regard for NSW government schools and the NSW Higher School Certificate qualification.
Sydney and NSW also has well-established catholic and independent school sectors.
Vocational courses are provided at government technical and further education institutes and non-government colleges. Students gain practical workplace skills and academic qualifications.
A dynamic combination of quality teaching, groundbreaking research and career-oriented courses has seen Sydney and NSW forge impressive international reputations for academic excellence.
NSW universities have more students than any other Australian State – more than 200,000, including 50,000 international students.
For students in Sydney, visit http://www.nsw.gov.au/internationalstudents-living for information on services and resources. Find out about and nominate for the International Student Awards.
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