Information for International Students


If you live outside Australia and are interested in coming to Victoria to study, or if you're an international student already living and studying in Victoria, there are lots of resources and support services that you should take advantage of.

Finding courses

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development's International Students (new window) page has a lot of links that can help you find which tertiary-level course in Victoria you want to study.

Another place to look for the course you want is the Commonwealth Register for International and Overseas Students (CRICOS). Their Australian Course and Education Institution Search (new window) lets you search for the course or institution that suits you best.

Studying in Victoria

Study Melbourne (new window) is a great information source about the study options in Victoria's capital city, Melbourne. All of your questions about secondary schools, TAFEs and universities, studying English and the courses that are available can be answered here.

Living in Victoria

The Victorian Government's Live in Victoria (new window) website is specifically for people who are thinking about immigrating to Victoria to live, work or study. It provides a range of information about living in Victoria, migrating to Victoria and employment for migrants.

If you're an international student and you're thinking of staying in Victoria after you finish your studies here, Live in Victoria's International Graduates page (new window) is a good resource.

Studying in Australia

Study in Australia (new window) is the official Australian government web site for international students. Whether you're at secondary school (new window), looking for a university course (new window), or looking for some other kind of education, Study In Australia is a great place to find the information you're after.

You can also find out about what kind of help is available in your own country (new window) that you can use to get to Australia, and find out more about the costs of study in Australia (new window).

Links for international students

Live in Victoria
Information about living, working and studying in Victoria specifically for migrants.

Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
With lots of information about Victorian education for international students.

Skills Victoria
This is a good place to go to find out more about the kinds of tertiary courses offered throughout Victoria.

Study in Victoria
Provides heaps of information about what to do if you're interested in studying at a government school in the state of Victoria.

Study in Melbourne
A great guide to studying at all levels in the city of Melbourne, Victoria's capital city.

Study in Australia
The Federal Government's official web site for all overseas students who are interested in studying in Australia.

Commonwealth Register for International and Overseas Students
With an easy-to use searchable database that can help you find the Australian tertiary course you're looking for.