​​​​​​​Study Tours give international students a suitcase full of advantages. Specialist English tuition, exciting excursions and classes with Victorian students are just the beginning.

  • Themes ensure the learning goals of each study tour group are achieved.
  • Victoria’s world class education helps students become life-long learners.
  • Experiencing another culture and lifestyle develops students into global citizens.

Short term study tours are packed with new experiences, family, friends and fun. So students take home real educational benefits. Whether their stay lasts days or weeks.

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About study tours

Victorian study tours give overseas students a passport to success. During their visit, students improve English skills, grow in confidence and explore Australian culture.

Short-term study tours are hosted in Victorian government schools. Each tour is tailored to the visit duration and group interests in one or more study tour themes.

Tour groups study with Victorian students in modern educational facilities. Study Tour excursions include hands on learning and prize-winning attractions.

Key student benefits

Victoria is a renowned international education destination where overseas students learn in new and challenging ways. Each study tour is an educational journey towards:

  • Improved English language skill
    supported by specialist tuition and English language immersion
  • Gaining academic advantage
    by exploring new ways of thinking that helps students gain focus
  • Discovering leadership ability
    as students set and achieve goals that forge new personal pathways
  • Growing international awareness
    Homestay families open students’ eyes to another lifestyle and culture
  • Newfound student confidence
    to achieve self assurance and success

Study Tour program

Victorian Study Tours offer a distinct difference. Overseas students quickly gain English language confidence with support from home and school. Creative teaching, advanced resources and inspiring excursions stimulate learning.

Students experience Australian culture first hand with their carefully chosen Homestay family.

Award winning educational experiences are included in Victorian Study Tour themes.View the PDF for sample programs of Victorian Study Tours themes:

  • Science and Technology
  • Performing and Visual Arts
  • Leadership and Sport

What Study Tours include

Each Study Tour is unique. Students take home fun, factual and fascinating benefits. Study Tours provide lifetime learning advantages gained through features, such as:

  • School activities, from a warm welcome to classes with Victorian students.
  • Specialist English classes so students quickly gain English language confidence.
  • Interactive and engaging excursions themed to study group learning goals.
  • Becoming part of an Australian family with caring Homestay accommodation.
  • Buddies at home and school who help students make lasting friendships.
  • Celebrating students’ success in a special Study Tour Graduation.

Victorian Study Tours

Students: Primary and secondary school students aged 10 and above.

Duration: 3 days to 12 weeks

Availability: Study Tours are hosted during Victorian school terms. Contact international@edumail.vic.gov.au for further information on availability.

Group sizes: From 10 to 20+ participants, managed as follows:

  • Small groups: a minimum of 10 but less than 20 students are hosted by one school.
  • Large groups: 20+ students are hosted by two or more schools.
  • Dedicated English classes: English as an Additional Language (EAL) groups are limited to 20 students.

Tour leaders: Study Tour groups must include one or two accompanying adults.

Planning a Study Tour

Victorian Study Tours are arranged in three simple steps:

  1. Contact a Study Tour O​perator Register Word 62kb ​
  2. Check Victorian School Term dates above to plan your Study Tour timing and duration.
  3. Choose one or more tour themes and create a tailored study program.

Victorian Study Tours are rich and rewarding learning experiences. Each is tailored so students take home a suitcase full of advantages. Inside and outside the classroom, international students discover their own strengths and the wonders of learning.

CRICOS Provider Name and Code: Department of Education, 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.

Last Update: 11/01/2023 10:16 AM