Academic excellence

School locations

Search for NSW government primary and high schools available for enrolment by international students or temporary residents:

Find out more about studying at a NSW government school


International students can choose from over 300 courses in Sydney and regional locations. Search from Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree and Bachelor Degree.
Select from these options to see which courses meet your needs.

Find out more about studying at a TAFE NSW institute

For further general information about qualifications, work placement, articulation, facilities and equipment, assessment methods and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) visit about TAFE NSW.

Studying and living in NSW



Speaking at the International Student Awards on 27 February 2015, Department of Education Deputy Secretary, School Operations and Performance Greg Prior praised the academic excellence, leadership, service and achievement of international students who studied at NSW government schools last year.
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This year, the 2016 Awards Ceremony will once again acknowledge the outstanding achievements of International Students In the presence of His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret'd) Governor of NSW.  

Find out more about the 2015 international student awards


DE International is part of the NSW Department of Education (DE) and manages the following international programs:


Agent search

DE International has a worldwide network of representative agents who can help you complete and submit your application to study.

These representatives must provide you with accurate and up-to date information and advice regarding programs, courses, application procedures, living and studying in Australia. They can also assist with your visa application. If you wish to apply through an agent it is recommended that you use an agent on this list. If you choose to use another agent who is not published on this list, then DE International is not responsible for the accuracy of the advice provided to you.

If you have any concerns with regard to the service provided by our agent representatives, please contact us.