International Students

​Concordia Lutheran College welcomes International students to our Stephen Street Campus and boarding communities. We offer a caring Christian environment and encourage our overseas students to participate fully in our country’s culture.

International student applicants must be able to demonstrate a sound proficiency in English in order to make the most of their academic and personal journey as this is an essential foundation for improvement and success at school and in future tertiary studies. Our College Enrolment Committee assesses all applications carefully in order to ensure that year level placement is appropriate and that students are offered the best possible opportunities for academic success.

For the duration of enrolment at Concordia, our EAL/D Teacher/International Student Coordinator, Ms Judy Burgis, supports and assists International Students with their academic and pastoral needs. Assistance is also provided for ongoing requirements, such as vacation homestays, airport transfers etc. A comprehensive orientation program offers guidance in all areas to provide essential support to students, as they settle in to their new life as part of the Concordia community.

Concordia Lutheran College is registered with CRICOS (00581G) to enrol Full Fee Paying Overseas Students.

It is necessary that students:

  • Comply with the requirements of the Department of Immigration regarding regulations governing International student entry to Australia
  • Maintain current overseas student health cover for the length of their visa
  • Comply with the expectations of the College
  • Comply with any decisions of the College relating to continued enrolment
  • Comply with the Boarding expectations of the College until they terminate their association with the College.

See: Scholarship opportunities

Application for Enrolment

If you are considering enrolment in the near future, we would welcome contact prior to submitting an Application to ensure we have a place available.

When lodging your Application for Enrolment please attach with the following supporting documentation:

  • Photocopy of Student’s Passport and Visa (if already issued)
  • Student’s last two (2) school reports, translated into English and certified as true copies
  • Evidence of current English Language proficiency levels via Agency placement tests or other methods as determined by the College
  • Application Fee of $100

Offers of Placement

Successful applicants will be forwarded a provisional Letter of Offer/Written Agreement, including a tax invoice for payment of a Semester’s fees in advance including Overseas Student Health Cover. Full Fee Paying Overseas Students are required by the Federal Government to take out medical cover for the entire duration of their stay under the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Scheme.

Confirmation of Placement

Enrolment is not confirmed until the place which has been offered has been accepted by receipt of the signed and completed Letter of Offer/Written Agreement and the payment of a Semester’s fees (including Overseas Student Health Cover).

On receipt of the required form and payment, the College will issue the Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE), which is required to support the student visa application. A Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation and Welfare (CAAW) letter will also be provided for students under 18 who will be part of the College Boarding community.

CRICOS courses offered

Concordia Lutheran College accepts enrolments from international students in the following CRICOS registered courses:

  • 064622G Secondary Junior Years 7-10 Boys & Girls
  • 010336D Secondary Senior Year 11 Boys & Girls
  • 005494K Secondary Senior Year 12 Boys & Girls

Depending on the student’s level of English proficiency, he/she may be required to participate in an English Language High School Preparation Course as offered by external Providers such as:

  • Imagine Education Australia
  • Union Institute of Language

Please speak to our Registrar, Anne Antonio, for further information.

Accommodation

It is a requirement of Concordia Lutheran College that all international students will be accommodated in the College Boarding Houses. This will assist the students to improve their English language proficiency and integrate into Australian life more easily. Homestay is only offered during vacation periods.

Handbooks, Policies and Information

See International Student Policies


The ESOS Framework

Australia’s laws promote quality education and consumer protection for international students. These laws are known as the ESOS framework.

International Education Agents

The following list provides the contact details of agents with whom Concordia Lutheran College has an Agency Agreement.

Aston Education Hong Kong  
5th Floor, Office Plus @ Wanchai
303 Hennessy Road
WANCHAI
HONG KONG
Tel: +852 2866 9933
Fax: +852 2866 9880
Email: dleng@aston.edu.hk  
Web: www.aston.edu.hk

aec Education Consultancy    
1802 Causeway Bay Plaza 2,
463 Lockhart Road
CAUSEWAY BAY
HONG KONG
Tel: +852 2598 6166
Fax: +852 2598 6390
Email: info@aecl.com.hk  
Web:  www.aecl.com.hk
 
Sky Unicorn Student Services Centre   
Rm 1309, 13/F, Capitol Centre
5-19 Jardine’s Bazaar
Causeway Bay
HONG KONG
Tel: +852 2881 7766
Fax: +852 2881 7622
Email: enid@skyunicorn.com.hk  
Web: www.sky-unicorn.com

AEA - Australian Education Association         
Unit 1012, Star House
3 Salisbury Road
TSIM SHA TSUI
KOWLOON
HONG KONG
Tel: +852 2114 4088
Fax: +852 2114 0406
Email: info@aea.org.hk  
Web:  www.aea.org.hk
 
Eduyoung – Brisbane Office
Suite 3, Level 1,
233 Albert Street
BRISBANE   QLD  4000
AUSTRALIA
Tel: +61 7 3161 469
Email: jchiu@eduyoung.com   

Education International Cooperation (EIC) Group Ltd
Unit 12, 21/F, Miramar Tower
132 Nathan Road
TSIM SHA TSUI   KLN
HONG KONG
Tel:   +852 2736 0200
Fax:   +852 2736 0009
Email:  partners@eiceducation.com
Web:   http://www.eic.org.cn
 
Aus-Asia International Education Alliance         
Suite 385
585 Little Collins Street
MELBOURNE  VIC  3000
AUSTRALIA
p:   +61  3 93698216
m:  +61  422 717 566
e:  sonnyz@aaie.com.au
w: www.aaie.com.au   
 
5 STAR Student Services          
PO Box 415
THE GAP   QLD   4061
AUSTRALIA
m: 0405 767 508
e:  info@5starss.com
w: www.5starss.com