Information for International Students

The Australian Government is committed to ensuring you have an excellent education experience in Australia.

It has created a fact sheet for international students containing important information about their rights and responsibilities while studying in Australia.

This fact sheet gives you information on:

• choosing and enrolling in a course of study
• support services available in Australia
• the rights and responsibilities of students on a student visa
• working in Australia
• making complaints and getting help.

For more information about studying in Australia visit Study in Australia. (

Information about the ESOS (Education Services for Overseas Students) Framework can be found here (