Study in NSW

New South Wales (NSW) isn’t just an incredible place to live, it’s also a great place to study. Constantly topping student lifestyle surveys, Sydney has one of the biggest international student populations and ranked as the fourth most popular city in the world in the QS Best Student Cities 2016

Sydney ranks in the top five QS Graduate Employability Rankings and offers internationally recognised qualifications, lecturers and teachers, as well as access to first-class facilities and resources.

Work, Study, Play

NSW currently has five universities included in the top 50 of the QS World University Rankings in Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong, with a range of study options for prospective students. Enjoy a choice of world-class higher education, vocational education and english language courses. 

To find out more about studying in NSW, visit StudyNSW.
  • English language courses in NSW

    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 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 in NSW

    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.