Useful links for international students

General information about living and studying in Australia

The legal framework for international students in Australia

Knowing and protecting your rights

Organisations representing international students:

  • Australian Federation of International Students (AFIS) - unites international students in Victoria and addresses their interests and needs: www.afis.org.au
  • Council for International Students Australia (CISA) - the national peak student representative body for international students studying at postgraduate, undergraduate, private college, TAFE, ELICOS and foundation levels: www.cisa.edu.au

Organisations representing education providers:

  • The Australian Council of Private Education and Training - represents quality private education providers in Australia across all education sectors: www.acpet.edu.au
  • English Australia is the national peak body for the English language sector of international education in Australia: www.englishaustralia.com.au

Other Ombudsman services