Current students

Current students

NSW is the leading study destination in Australia, welcoming international students from across the world

Our aim is to ensure that NSW feels like a home away from home and to help you make the most of your experience here. The NSW Government set up Study NSW to support and enrich your student experience with a wide range of initiatives to help you with living, studying, and working in NSW.

Wherever you study in NSW, you will learn from the best. Our universities, research organisations and training institutions are ready to welcome you. We are also home to many of Australia’s leading private education and training providers, English language colleges and secondary schools. 

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Welcome to NSW

Embark on your academic journey in New South Wales. Find comprehensive resources and support as you settle into your new student life.

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Living in NSW

Discover the beauty of New South Wales and Sydney. Experience a warm welcome and make the most of your time living in NSW. Start exploring now!

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Welcome events

Kick off your student life in NSW with unforgettable welcome events. Discover opportunities, friendships, and a warm community.

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Staying healthy and safe

Empower your safety and well-being in NSW with our comprehensive guide. From health resources to personal safety tips, we've got you covered.

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International Student Welcome Desk

Plan your international student arrival with ease at our Sydney and Newcastle airport welcome desks. Say hello to our friendly team upon arrival.

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Support services

Explore a range of essential support services designed to enhance your student experience. From academic assistance to wellbeing support, we're here to help.

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NSW International Education Awards

Participate in the celebration of excellence through the NSW International Education Awards. Join us in commending remarkable accomplishments and dedication.

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Working in NSW

Maximize your career potential as an international student in NSW. Discover employment options, work regulations, and tips to excel in the local workforce.

NSW Jobs Connect for International Students

NSW Jobs Connect for International Students

Navigate your path to career success through NSW Jobs Connect. Explore a comprehensive hub designed to empower international students in their job search.

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Discover the benefits of volunteering while studying - make friends, improve skills, and give back to your community. Start today!