Study NSW International Education Awards

Celebrating excellence and achievements in the NSW international Education sector

The NSW International Student Awards are now the NSW International Education Awards. Nominations will open in June 2023.


The Study NSW International Education Awards recognise the outstanding contributions international students make to communities in NSW and celebrate excellence in international student community engagement.

In 2022, 220,000 international students enrolled in courses with NSW’s education institutions, helping to make NSW the vibrant, multicultural and dynamic place that it is. Many international students become great ambassadors for NSW as future leaders and advocates for trade, diplomacy and research links.

The NSW Government acknowledges their valuable contribution to the State and reaffirms its commitment to making their study experience in NSW the best it can be.

Key dates

Nominations open - June 2023

Nominations close - August 2023

Finalists announced - September 2023

Ceremony hosted in Sydney - November 2023

Award categories

  • NSW International Student of the Year Awards – recognising the contributions of individual students in the higher education, vocational education and training (VET), English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) and schools sectors.
  • NSW International Education Engagement Awards – recognising the work of education providers, businesses and community organisations that support the wider international education community. A new award, Outstanding Contribution to the International Education Sector, will be introduced this year.

More information




Tiles for International Student Awards Media Announcement

2020 Awards

Previous Awards