How to Apply:
International Students

Take the first step in making your uni dream happen - right here. Apply early to secure your place at UTS:INSEARCH and get going on your path to UTS and beyond.

Find an authorised education representative near you

UTS:INSEARCH has an international network of authorised education representatives that can provide assistance for students wishing to apply for English language, UTS Foundation Studies and diploma courses. So to start your application process - simply search for an education representative nearest to you below. Please note that UTS:INSEARCH only accepts applications from authorised education agents.



*Please note: The application for international students can be lengthy. In order to secure your place at UTS:INSEARCH, you are strongly advised to apply early through one of our authorised education representatives.

 

Complete the Application

Download application form Apply online (To be completed by your authorised education agent)

Send a completed and signed UTS:INSEARCH International application form, along with certified copies of academic transcripts and other documents to:

Postal Address

UTS:INSEARCH Student Admissions
PO Box K1085
Haymarket NSW 1240
Australia

Phone: +61 2 9218 8666
Fax: +61 2 9281 9875
Email: Registrar@Insearch.edu.au

Street Address (in person)
UTS:INSEARCH Student Centre
Ground Floor
187 Thomas Street
Sydney NSW 2000

 

All international students should review the ESOS framework information for international students provided by the Australian Government prior to applying to UTS:INSEARCH. This information outlines your rights and responsibilities as an international student studying in Australia. It is also recommended that you review the UTS:INSEARCH terms and conditions prior to applying. Once you have applied you will receive an offer letter that will also include these terms and conditions. Please see below for further details about the application and enrolment process.

If you have any questions with regards to your application please contact us: Call: +61 3 8676 7001 or email: registrar@Insearch.edu.au

Information regarding supporting documentation

If you have undertaken studies overseas in a language other than English, you must supply certified copies of the following documents:

  • The original language transcript of studies showing subjects and results.
  • The original language award certificate (once the qualification has been completed).
  • A certified English translation of these documents.
  • A copy of the grading scale where available.
  • English language test results such as IELTS,TOEFL or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) marks.
  • Copy of passport.
  • Copy of Australian visa if already held.

Other documents that may be required may include your resume, details of relevant work experience, references, etc.

You must supply certified copies of the following documents:

  • Your transcript of studies showing subjects and result.
  • All certificates (once the qualification has been completed).
  • A copy of the grading scale where available.
  • Copy of passport. If you do not have a passport please provide a copy of your Australian birth certificate or your Australian citizenship certificate.

Other documents may include resume, details of relevant work experience, references, etc.

A certified copy is a photocopy signed by an authorised officer to acknowledge that they have sighted the copy and it matches the original document exactly.

Authorised officers are:

  • UTS:INSEARCH Student Centre staff
  • Staff from the institution that issued the documents
  • A Justice of the Peace or Public Notary
  • Staff from an approved UTS:INSEARCH education representative.

You cannot certify your own documents, even if you belong to one of the categories listed above

How should the authorised officer certify each document?
On the document the certifying officer must print “I certify this to be a true copy of the document shown and reported to me as the original.” They must write their name, address, contact telephone number, profession/occupation or organisation. The  certifying officer must date and sign the document copy and include the official stamp or seal of the certifying officer’s organisation on the copy, if the organisation has such a stamp.
In addition to the above, a Justice of the Peace must also print their registration number and provide details of the state in which they are registered. Copies certified by a Justice of the Peace (JP) without a registration number will NOT be accepted. To find a JP in your area, check the public register of JPs available online from the NSW Attorney- General’s Department at www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au.

Important information about your visa


Student visa holders are subject to a number of visa conditions. For information regarding visa conditions please refer to www.border.gov.au/Trav/Stud/More/Visa-conditions/visa-conditions-students 

In particular visa condition 8516 requires that you continue to satisfy the requirements for grant of your student visa. This means, for example, that you must continue to have sufficient financial capacity to support your study and stay in Australia. 

Visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website for information about changing your course and meeting the conditions of your student visa.

What to do after applying

  • You will receive notification of the outcome of your application. Successful applicants will receive an offer (or provisional offer) for the course and details of fees.
  • If you decide to accept this offer you should forward the payment of fees by bank draft in Australian dollars to the above address with your declaration form (acceptance of offer) contained in your offer letter.
  • Ideally, payment of fees should be made no later than four weeks prior to course commencement to allow sufficient time for processing of your student visa application. In some cases this may take longer. Early payment of fees is desirable to secure a place in the course.
  • Upon receipt of these fees an Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (e-CoE) for overseas students will be provided. The e-CoE is needed to obtain a student visa.
  • Details of Orientation will also be provided at this stage.

Before you pay your fees

All international students are encouraged to refer to the ESOS framework information for international students provided by the Australian Government prior to forwarding any payment of fees to UTS:INSEARCH. This information outlines your rights and responsibilities as an international student studying in Australia. If you have any questions with regards to your application please contact us:

Call: +61 3 8676 7001 or email: registrar@Insearch.edu.au






After you pay your fees

  • You will receive an Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (e-COE), which confirms the course to which you have been admitted.
  • Any outstanding admission requirements like English, academic or other need to be satisfied before you are allowed to enrol.
  • Once all requirements are met you will be advised of Orientation sessions.

If you have any questions with regards to your application please contact us:

Call: +61 3 8676 7001 or email: courses@insearch.edu.au