Further Information – International Students

Unley High School welcomes International Students from around the world. Students are able to enter at their appropriate year level from Year 8 to Year 12 and are able to gain the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE).

The International Student Program is designed to ensure that international students participate in a quality educational experience at one of South Australia’s leading high schools with opportunities for a rich involvement in a range of extra-curricular activities and school sport. Students are able to choose from the full range of subjects and through subject counsellors, can select subjects to suit their interests and future aims. For further information on subjects, please see the UHS Curriculum Handbook. The program is managed by the International Student Coordinator and International Students Officer.

Unley High School—Trading as South Australian Government Schools (CRICOS Provider Number: 00018A)—enrols approximately thirty to forty International Students each year. The students predominately come from China, Hong Kong, Korea, Germany, Japan and Vietnam. They pay full fees and are placed in classes alongside local students, having the opportunity to study in English and improve their skills.

Two main programs are offered at Unley High for International Students

Graduate Program — South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE)

Students are able to study through to Year 12. They enter at their appropriate year level and, upon successful completion of Year 12, obtain their final High School certificate, SACE. This can then be used to gain a place at an Australian or International University. Extra support is provided through the International Student Program Coordinator in induction, subject selection, English language support, academic guidance and social and pastoral care matters.

Upon enrollment, students will be issued with a Student Identity Card. Students will be required to wear correct school uniform. The uniform can be purchased from the Uniform Shop at the school.

Study Abroad Program

Students in this program have the opportunity to study for a period of time at Unley high School, ranging from one term to one year. The students are enrolled in the appropriate year level and placed in mainstream classes. Extra support is provided through the International Student Program Coordinator in induction, subject selection, English language support, academic guidance and social and pastoral care matters. A transcript of achievement is provided upon completion.

Policies

As Unley High School is a government school, International Students need to apply through the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) for the Student Visa, Class 571.

Visa compliance is required when studying at Unley High School, with particular regard to academic progress, attendance and address notification.

Unley High School is a Government school and all applications for the Study Abroad Program and the Graduation Program (SACE) are to be directed to International Exchange Students (IES) section of the Department for Education and Child Development (DECD).

Applications can be lodged through your nominated Agent or directly to IES. Unley High School cannot accept applications directly. Nominate Unley High School as the first preference to be assured of placement

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Additional Information:
Homestay Accommodation Code of Conduct 2017
Study Tour Homestay Application 2017

Applications can be lodged through your nominated Agent or directly to IES. Unley High cannot accept applications directly. Nominate Unley High as the first preference to be assured of placement

Please download the International Student Orientation Handbook for further information.

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