1. Complete the APPLICATION FORM, then return the form via email or fax (+61 08 8350 2582) with the latest school report (translated into English), and a letter showing the level of English achieved to Sacred Heart College.
  2. English proficiency will be assessed by the South Australian College of English (SACE) and applicants will need to register a score of 5 to enter Year 10 or a score of 6 to enter senior secondary (Year 11 & 12).  Applicants who do not meet the required English proficiency score will need to successfully complete a bridging course in the South Australian College of English (SACE).
  3. Following an assessment of the results, the School will send you a LETTER OF OFFER which will outline the course details, list all fees involved (including enrolment fee, transport from the airport, language course (if required), tuition fee, Homestay bond and fees for two weeks Homestay accommodation, a Homestay Request form, Overseas Health Insurance and details of care arrangements.   If the applicant is under 18 years of age, a guardianship letter signed by the school Principal will be included.
  4. In order to formalise the enrolment, parents/guardians will need to lodge the required fees with Sacred Heart College.  Bank details will be included on the Letter of Offer.
  5. When monies have been received, Sacred Heart College will then send a RECEIPT and the Australian Government CONFIRMATION OF ENROLMENT (CoE) which are needed to apply for a Visa.
  6. You and your parents/guardian will need to forward the CONFIRMATION OF ENROLMENT (CoE), RECEIPT and LETTER OF OFFER (including the guardianship letter) to the Australian Embassy in your capital city.  Documentation will need to be completed for a Visa.  The Australian Embassy will begin Visa issue procedures after they have received all the relevant documentation and a medical examination has been undertaken.  The Australian Embassy may require an interview.
  7. Once the Visa has been issued and all relevant documentation is complete, the applicant is requested to notify Sacred Heart College of the date of arrival.
  8. In general terms, there are two start dates for those wishing to commence at Sacred Heart College.  These dates are at the beginning of Term 1 and the beginning of Term 3.
  9. International student enrolment enquiries should be directed to the Registrar at the College

To view the Enrolment Procedure, please check here.

For more information about being an international student at Sacred Heart College, please read our International Student Handbook.

College Prospectus

To request a Prospectus, please contact the Registrar at


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