UNSW Study Abroad
Application to Study Abroad at UNSW
In order to be considered for admission, you ordinarily need to have completed two years or more of
study at an accredited degree-granting institution of higher education prior to enrolment at UNSW.
Exceptions will be made in special circumstances. Applicants are normally expected to have attained
a minimum GPA of 3.0 (or equivalent), as determined by UNSW Study Abroad.
Applications should be submitted at least six weeks prior to the start of semester, but it is strongly
recommended that applications be submitted earlier as places may be filled by this stage. Semester
dates are published on the UNSW website at:
Depending on which passport you carry, it may be necessary to allow up to six months for visa
processing. More information is available at:
How do I apply?
This application form needs to be completed in full and submitted with certified transcripts of your
academic record. If your original documents are not in English, certified translations of your
transcripts will also be required. If you have changed your name, you will also need to provide
documentary evidence. There is no application fee.
Statement from your university/college
If you intend to transfer credits back to your degree, the university or college where you are studying
now will need to approve your enrolment as a Study Abroad student at the University of New South
Wales. Your International Study Advisor or equivalent officer will need to complete the Statement
form on the last page of this application form, and send it to UNSW Study Abroad by mail or fax.
English language requirements
If your current studies are not taught solely in English, you will also need to meet the minimum
English language requirements of the University. One of the following tests must be submitted as p