Students must comply with the requirements of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) regarding regulations governing international student entry to Australia. They should also seek prior approval from DIAC before commencing a new course or changing courses.
Overseas students applying for an enrolments at The Southport School are required to provide the following record showing satisfactory levels of academic achievement and English language skills appropriate to the registered course being offered:
A copy of the student's school reports for the last two years - certified copies translated into English.
A reference from the student's principal or class teacher at the time of registration.
Copies of any certificates of public examinations (where applicable).
A copy of the student's passport.
Results of a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of their equivalent, administered by the student's school or an acredited agency e.g. Australian Education Assessment Services (AEAS), ELICOS College or TAFE, or produce evidence that his level of English is of sufficient standard to enable him to cope with the Course he wishes to undertake. Visit www.ielts.org or www.aeas.com.au for further information.
The required records as set out above must accompany a completed Application for Admission form and the AUD$165 Registration Fee.
Having considered all records and any further information which may be requested, the Headmaster of the School will make the final decision on the acceptance of any overseas student into the School. Applications from overseas are processed according to established policy and procedures, and are dealt with on their merits.
If a place in the School is available we will post a Letter of Offer and request payment of the Enrolment Fee of AUD$2,300 and the first instalment of Tuition and Boarding fees. (This will be an estimation of half of the total cost of Tuition and Boarding fees for the first year of study). See Schedule of Fees.
An Enrolment Agreement Form will be enclosed. This must be signed and returned to the School with the fee payments.
When the fees have been paid the School will ussue you a Confirmation of Enrolment Certificate. This should be taken to the Australian Embassy in order to apply for a Student Visa. Once the student visa is issued, a copy must be provided to the School. Before entry to the School you will be provided with both the Boarding and Admissions Booklets and any information regarding orientation, stationery and uniforms etc.
Last updated March 15, 2010 - 12:28.