International Application Process
St Andrew’s Catholic College welcomes international students from all countries.
International students are warmly embraced by our community and are encouraged to participate fully in school life. We are committed to ensuring our international students settle in comfortably and are well supported and cared for during their stay.
The College is bound by the National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students. The National Code is a set of nationally consistent standards that
Only CRICOS courses can be offered to international students studying in Australia on student visas.
The Roman Catholic Trust Corporation for the Diocese of Cairns trading as St Andrew’s Catholic College, Redlynch Valley (CRICOS No: 02256D) is registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students to provide the following courses:
1. 041098A – Year Prep to Year 6
2. 052772C – Secondary Education Years 7 – 10
3. 059217G – Secondary Education Years 11-12
St Andrew’s Catholic College does not have any commercial agreements with or formally engage any agent/s or persons to actively recruit students.
The College responds to all enrolment requirements and to applications for enrolment according to established procedures. Individuals or agents making enrolment enquiries or assisting in any way with enrolment applications are not remunerated for doing so.
Curriculum and Co-curricular
St Andrew’s Catholic College enrols international students from Prep to 12. Students are offered a wide and varied academic curriculum which allows them to reach their full potential. A range of co-curricular activities are offered to students as part of the holistic curriculum and students are encouraged to participate in these. Eg. Duke of Edinburgh awards, district sports, special masses and community service.
Senior students are prepared for the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) in Years 10 - 12, under the auspices of the Queensland Department of Education and Training and the Queensland Studies Authority respectively.
English Proficiency and Assessment
St Andrew’s Catholic College requires evidence of sufficient proficiency in English to successfully meet the curriculum demands or the enrolled course. This may be evidence of
Students who speak English as a second language (ESL) may require pre-testing and additional ESL support. This can be provided at an additional cost.
St Andrew’s Catholic College prefers to interview and test our international students before issuing the necessary papers for them to apply for a Student Visa.
Fees and Additional Costs
Enrolment Application Fee
A non-refundable Application Fee must be paid when lodging an International Student Enrolment Application Form.
Tuition Fees and Levies are payable to the College for each year of the course, one semester in advance. Pro-rata fees may be charged where the student’s agreed start date at the school falls outside the established school term dates.
Administrative Fee: There is an annual Administrative Fee per year per student, which is payable in advance and must be paid with the Semester 1 Prepaid fees.
All fees and costs are reviewed each year and are subject to increases annually.
Application Fee Payment:
EFTPOS – Cash – Cheque - Money Orders accepted or EFT to National Australia Bank
Description: Student Name – Year Level and Commencement Year
The Department of Home Affairs requires that International Students must obtain Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the proposed duration of their student visa. For further information refer to the Department of Home Affairs website.
It is the responsibility of the students or family to arrange direct payment of the health cover for visa application purposes.
Uniform costs will vary for each student depending on the year the student
For further information please refer to the Uniform Shop page for uniform requirements.
St Andrew’s Catholic College, Redlynch Valley is an approved school under the Queensland Education (Overseas Students) Act, 1996 (as amended 1 Dec 2009) and the Education (Overseas Students) Regulation 1998 (as
185-205 Redlynch Intake Road
REDLYNCH QLD 4870