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Government of South Australia Department of Education and Children's Services

School-aged dependent children of international tertiary students

Children of International Tertiary Students

If you are an international tertiary student studying an award course in a South Australian university or tertiary education institution, you may choose to enrol your school-aged children in a South Australian government school as Dependants for the duration of your visa.

Your visa subclass and your tertiary student status will determine the category that your dependent children will be:

Visa subclass What is your tertiary student status? Category of Dependant
500 Full fee-paying international student Children of a full fee-paying international tertiary student
500 South Australian endorsed scholarship holder Children of a South Australian government endorsed scholarship holder

If your visa subclass or citizenship is one of the following, your children cannot be enrolled as Dependants:

Visa subclass or citizenship Do your children need to be enrolled as international or local students? Follow the link to further information
500 If you are an international tertiary student studying English on an ELICOS course only, your children need to be enrolled as full-fee paying international students.

Primary School Student

High School Student

New Zealand citizen If your children hold New Zealand citizenship, they can be enrolled as local students. You will find more information on how to enrol your children at: Department for Education and Child Development.
163 or 485
If you are a business, occupational or cultural visa holder, your children can be enrolled as local students.
You will find more information on how to enrol your children at: Department for Education and Child Development.
457
If you are a temporary work (skilled) visa holder, your children can be enrolled directly at your local school subject to capacity. You may be required to pay a contribution fee towards the education of your children in a South Australian government school.
You will find more information on how to enrol your children at Department for Education and Child Development.

 




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