International Students at

Faith

Faith Lutheran College is proud to be able to offer holistic, affordable study options for International Students. At Faith, we pride ourselves on ensuring there are extensive opportunities for all students through a broad academic curriculum as well as a wide variety of co-curricular and real-world experiences. 

We invite you to experience the positive and supportive atmosphere at our College and to witness a community that embraces the centrality of each individual student. You will find we are an affordable and dynamic learning community for your student to be educated in a beautiful rural environment. We look forward to welcoming you and your student to the Faith family.

All information related to being enrolled as an International Student at Faith Lutheran College can be found on the links below. 

Enrolment Procedures

Step 1

Enquire if the School has a place available for you and provide the following information.

  • Date of Birth
  • Year Level requested for Enrolment
  • Proof of English language proficiency and advise whether High School Preparation Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) is required
  • Course start date and period of time for studies
  • Any special needs or requirements
Step 2

If a place is available, complete the International Student Enrolment Application, and attach the relevant documentation as stated under the Enrolment Application Checklist. The International Student Enrolment Application can be downloaded from our website (www.faithlc.qld.edu.au) or by contacting the College (international@faithlc.qld.edu.au).

Step 3

Return your application to the College together with the Application Fee of $300.00 (GST inclusive) and other documentation as requested on the form. The Application Fee is an administrative fee and is non-refundable. An application for enrolment can only be processed when all of the documents have been submitted. 

Step 4

Applications from international students are processed according to established policy and procedures and are dealt with on their merits. If all paperwork is acceptable an interview will be arranged. This can be done via Skype at home or at the Agent’s Office (if applicable). A parent must be in attendance.

Step 5

You will be contacted and advised of the outcome of the student’s application or will be asked to provide further information. Parents and students should understand the College’s policies, requirements and conditions.

Step 6

Faith Lutheran College will notify you, the parent, by sending you a written Letter of Offer if your application is accepted. The next step is to complete the Student Written Agreement and return this with the International Student Enrolment Commitment Fee of $400.00 (GST inclusive and fully refundable) this indicates your acceptance of the offer of a place for your student. For further information, please review the College’s Entry Requirements Policy.

Step 7

For full fee paying international students, on receipt of all documentation and payment of the relevant fees and any Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) amount, Faith Lutheran College will issue the electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE) and, Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation and Welfare arrangements (CAAW) documents the student will need to apply for a Student Visa.

If you have any questions during this process, please do not hesitate to contact the College by email at international@faithlc.qld.edu.au or 07 5466 9900 within Australia or +61 7 5466 9900 if outside Australia.

International Student Homestay

Homestay is a valuable opportunity for international students to experience the Australian lifestyle and practise their English language skills in a real home setting. As a Homestay Provider, you contribute to the positive memories international students have of their studies in Queensland. Our most successful hosts form cultural links and friendships with students and their families all over the world.

Please find links below for International Students to apply for Homestay, and information for those interested in hosting an international student. Those hosting international students are referred to as Homestay Providers.

International Student Policies

All College Policies relating to International Students of Faith Lutheran College are listed here. All International Students must ensure they have read and understood each of these policies prior to commencing enrolment at Faith Lutheran College. 

Click the links below to access each policy. 

If you have any enquiries about these documents, please contact the College by email at international@faithlc.qld.edu.au or 07 5466 9900 within Australia or +61 7 5466 9900 if outside Australia. 

Code of Ethics and the ESOS framework

As a registered provider of education to overseas students, Faith Lutheran College is bound by the National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 under its registration on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

A copy of the Code of Practice can be found at https://internationaleducation.gov.au/regulatory-information/pages/regulatoryinformation.aspx

The Education Services for Overseas Students, or ESOS Act, provides the regulatory requirements for education and training institutions offering courses to international students in Australia on a student visa. ESOS provides tuition protection for international students. Further information regarding the ESOS framework can be found at the following links:

Tuition Protection Service

Faith Lutheran College is a school of the Lutheran Church of Australia, Queensland District. ARBN:014602996

CRICOS Provider Number: 03731G