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Foundation Studies & English language programs

Apply online to all of our Foundation Studies and language courses.

UNSW Transition Program Online

Apply to UNSW Transition Program Online, delivered by OpenLearning.

Diploma programs

Apply online to UNSW Business, Computer Science, Engineering and Science Diploma programs.

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Find an agent near you

International students can apply directly to UNSW Global or through one of our official agents listed here.

How to Apply to Foundation Studies & English language programs


Before you start

Congratulations on beginning your journey to UNSW Global. Before you start your application, make sure you have chosen the UNSW degree you'd like to study and the corresponding Foundation Studies or Diploma program you'd like to do. Best of luck!

Your checklist

Have your documents ready before you apply.

This is for international students.

Prepare certified electronic copies of your:

  1. Passport (page showing your signature and photograph)
  2. Academic/previous study transcripts
  3. English Proficiency Test results (if applicable)

Collate the following details of your emergency contact:

  • Full name
  • Their relationship to you (e.g. your parent)
  • Phone number
  • Mobile number
  • Email address
  • Contact address (e.g. your home country or current address)

Fill out, sign and upload this parent consent form if you are under 18 years of age: Under 18 Years Parent or Guardian Authorisation Form

This is for international students who are already in Australia, and are planning to extend their visa onshore.

Please also have ready:

  • Electronic certified copy of your visa
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) policy number and provider name

*Applicants need to also include ALL the information requested under "I am applying outside Australia"

Things to know

Students are encouraged to apply online. Online Application Registration here

Alternatively, applications can be emailed to [email protected].

The UNSW Global application form can be downloaded and printed here

Please note that applications for UNSW Diplomas and UNSW Transition Program Online should be submitted separately through the respective portals:

Your completed application will usually be processed within two business days. Incomplete applications will also receive a response within two business days, however, your application can not be processed until all documentation/information is received.

If you have any questions or need help with your application, don’t hesitate to contact our friendly team.

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