Are you looking for an exciting education adventure in one of the world’s most popular learning and tourist destinations? Then enrol in one of our 3, 6, 9 or 12 month Study Abroad programs.
Victoria, Australia offers you new cultural and lifestyle experiences and our Victorian Government schools offer a mix of academic programs with non-traditional classes such as sports, drama, media and food technology. With the Study Abroad program, you can improve your English while you stay with a Victorian family.
Whether you choose the city of Melbourne or regional Victoria, this is one of the best places in the world to live and study abroad. Melbourne has food and fashion to suit every taste, and there are activities to suit every interest. Victoria’s quality education is matched by one of the highest standards of living in the world.
Make your choice of school and studies
- over 120 government secondary schools, specially accredited to accept international students, spread throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria
- a wide
curriculum spanning English as an Additional Language, the arts, sciences, languages, humanities, technology, mathematics, business, music and health and physical education, not to mention our vocational subjects.
- a rich extra-curricular program to immerse yourself in music and theatrical productions to sports such as soccer, surfing, tennis and Australian Rules Football.
Some schools also offer specialist programs and facilities that are particularly suited to individual talents and abilities.
To find out more about our schools in Victoria, see
Right School Right Place.
This program does not require you to study English before you enrol. However, immersing yourself in the classes at school is a great way to improve your language skills.
Live with a Victorian homestay family
Living with a homestay family will help you learn English faster and you will have a caring and safe family environment. For many international students,
homestay is their favourite Victorian experience.
Choose the program that suits you
Our study abroad programs run for 1, 2, 3 or 4 school terms.
Select a study period that suits
To help plan your study abroad adventure, have a look at our term dates below:
|Term 1||Summer / Autumn||29 January||5 April|
|Term 2||Autumn / Winter||23 April||28 June|
|Term 3||Winter / Spring||15 July||20 September|
|Term 4||Spring / Summer||7 October||Year 9: 20 December|
Year 10: 29 November
Year 11: 22 November
|2020||Australian Season|| Tuition Dates|
|Term 1||Summer / Autumn||28 January||27 March|
|Term 2||Autumn / Winter||14 April||26 June|
|Term 3||Winter / Spring||13 July||18 September|
|Term 4||Spring / Summer||5 October||
Year 9: 18 December|
Year 10: 27 November
Year 11: 20 November
For Year 12 students, Study Abroad packages are available for Terms 1 to 3 only due to exams taking place in Term 4.
The cost of your Study Abroad package will depend on:
- your year level
- the length of your stay
- if you choose to live in homestay over the holidays. Additional homestay for the school holidays is charged at $250-$330 per week (indicative rate only).
You do not pay a bond for Study Abroad homestay.
How to apply
We recommend that all students apply through a Victorian Government schools accredited education agent.
Click here to learn more about our application process and to find your nearest accredited education agent.
For more information on our Study Abroad program, see the Study Abroad brochure.
CRICOS Provider Name and Code: Department of Education and Training, 00861K.
CRICOS Course Names and Codes: Primary (Prep to Year 6), 019047G; Secondary (7-12), 019048F; Victorian College of the Arts Secondary Course (7-12), 028651A.