International Student Program

How to enrol in a Tasmanian government School as a Full Fee-Paying International Student, on a student visa.

Full Fee Paying Students (FFPS)

This information is for students who are looking to apply for a student visa to study in Tasmania. If you are unsure what visa you are applying for, please contact us via the Study Tasmania website.

Tasmanian schools deliver the Australian curriculum and have a history of academic excellence. Our schools offer a great selection of subjects. Our Year 11 and 12 schools offer a variety of enrichment activities; learning goes beyond the classroom.

Why Tasmania?

Specialised senior schools

Tasmanian government schools are divided into Junior High (Years 7–10) and Senior High (Years 11–12). Senior High Schools are specialised learning centres for students aged 16 and over. They provide an excellent learning environment, with near 100 exciting subject choices.

Tasmanian Government Homestay program

Operated by GETI in the Department for Education, Children and Young People, our homestay program offers a safe and secure environment.

Personalised support

Each school employs a dedicated International Student Advisor to support international students. GETI also manage a 24/7 emergency support line. We are always here to help.

How to enrol as an International Student?

Applications are to be submitted via GETI’s online application system.

Fees and term dates:

Available on GETI’s website, Study Tasmania.

How do I pay?

Payments are made through the GETI Office. FFPS tuition fees cover school levies, but some courses and programs may charge other fees. For example, you may need to buy an apron or a laboratory coat.  

Contact GETI

CRICOS Registration Number: 03352G

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