Study in NSW

New South Wales (NSW) is a great place to study. Sydney has one of the largest international student populations in the world and consistently tops student lifestyle surveys, ranked as the fourth most popular city in the world amongst international students in the 2015 QS Best Student Cities index. Newcastle and Wollongong are both home to first-class universities and are renowned for the diversity of their international student populations.

NSW has a range of study options, with a choice of world-class higher education, vocational education and english language courses. NSW offers internationally-recognised qualifications, as well as professional and experienced lecturers and teachers, and students have access to first-rate facilities and resources.

To find out more about studying in NSW, visit StudyNSW.

  • English Language Courses

    NSW colleges and universities offer internationally recognised English language courses for all ability levels. From short courses to ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students), completing an accredited English course may help you enter into higher-level study in NSW.

  • Higher Education Courses

    Choose to study at one of NSW’s world-class universities or higher education providers for excellent teaching, facilities and support. NSW higher education options include courses from bachelor degrees to postgraduate diplomas and masters degrees.

  • VET Courses

    Choose between NSW’s public Technical and Further Education (TAFE) and private Vocational Education and Training (VET) for the best vocational courses. Vocational learning is focused on becoming job-ready and is based on practical skills. VET certificates and diplomas offer training over the course of one or two years.