Western Sydney University - Study Abroad

At Western Sydney University, we value academic excellence and integrity. We are student-centred, research-led and committed to making a positive impact on all communities we engage with, locally, nationally and internationally.

Western Sydney University has five campuses hosting the study abroad program located in Greater Western Sydney,  Australia’s third largest and fastest growing regional economy. 

With world-class research and teaching across 100 study areas and expanding international recognition, the University’s 44,000 students are well-positioned to succeed in an increasingly connected world. 

Located in the geographical centre of Australia’s most populous area, enjoying close proximity to the Blue Mountains to the west, and 100 kilometres of coastline and beaches to the east, Western Sydney is immersed in a cosmopolitan culture that welcomes international students to live and attend university.

Western Sydney University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate courses in the following areas: 

  • Arts and Humanities 
  • Business 
  • Communication, Design and Media 
  • Engineering and Built Environment 
  • Health and Sport Sciences 
  • Information and Communications Technology 
  • Law 
  • Policing and Criminology 
  • Research 
  • Science 
  • Social Sciences and Psychology 
  • Teaching and Education 
  • Therapeutic Studies 
  • Tourism 
  • Urban Management and Planning 

“It’s really easy to make friends here - you bump into people at meals and in your classes. It’s such a welcoming environment.”
- Nicole Macmillan
UK, Bachelor of Business 


CRICOS Code: 00917K  

westernsydney.edu.au/international 




Accommodation 

Western Sydney University offers high quality, fully furnished, self-catered accommodation for Study Abroad students on all campuses in their Western Sydney University Villages.

Living on campus enables students to make friends with Australians and students from other countries, and better experience everything the University offers. You’ll save money and time on transport, as you can simply walk to your lectures or jump on a free shuttle bus.

Security and Support 

Western Sydney University Villages provides 24-hour support for residents, with a dedicated team of Resident Assistants trained in first aid, crisis management and dealing with personal issues, as well as an evening duty manager and nightly security patrols. All individual bedrooms and common areas are accessible only by electronic swipe card.

Student Central

Student Central is your first point of contact for information, forms, advice and referrals to other services. All Study Abroad students have a dedicated Student Enquiry and Information Services International Liaison Officer who helps with enquiries such as student visas, overseas student health cover, enrolment, admission and the provision and lodgement of forms.

Student Welfare

The Student Welfare Service provides welfare support to all Study Abroad students on all campuses. Professionally-trained staff offer advice on financial assistance, accommodation, health-related issues and student advocacy needs. They will also offer information and advice about your study options, such as reduced study load. The Service regularly organises information sessions and workshops.

Other services include: 

  • airport reception service 
  • orientation program 
  • libraries 
  • counselling 
  • childcare 
  • multi-faith services.

Kana Kosono, Japan

Study Abroad

"I am able to consult with my lecturers when I am not able to keep up with the lectures. The lecturers have been really good and been always ready to provide me with advice."

Tomoyuki Maki, Japan

Study Abroad

"At the beginning, the language was a big challenge for me. I am glad that WSU lecturers were very encouraging and helpful. I have become more confident which will definitely help me to do well in my future job, especially when it comes to communicating in English."

Peter Struck, Germany

Study Abroad and Internship

"I chose WSU for my Study Abroad in Environmental Sciences because of its internship program. The internship offered me the opportunity to get valuable experiences in a foreign work environment and then subsequently a part time job, which I was offered during my second semester."

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