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Choose Foundation Studies

Your supportive pathway to the First Year of any UNSW degree.

Our programs are designed to suit your academic and English skills and prepare you for studying at university.

We support you with personalised learning, small classes and social activities to help build your future at UNSW. 

Our programs are designed to suit your academic and English skills and prepare you for studying at university, with specific streams that align with your degree. We support you with personalised learning, small classes and social activities to help build your future at UNSW. 

High School Year 11/12 progresses to Foundation Studies program progresses to First Year at UNSW Sydney

  

What's in the guide?

Our Student Guide has all the information you need to know.

Flexible entry points

If you’ve just missed out on entry or need help to meet English and academic requirements for a bachelor’s degree, our range of Foundation Studies programs is for you.

Be degree-ready

The content you study in our Foundation Studies program has been developed in consultation with the UNSW faculties so you will be prepared for your degree.

A supportive pathway

You will enjoy a personalised learning experience with individual support from dedicated and experienced teachers.

Interested in learning more?

Why study with UNSW College?

Wholly owned by UNSW, UNSW College has been providing international students alternative pathways to UNSW for over 50 years.

Your path to a global top 20 university

Successfully complete a Diploma Program and progress directly to Second Year of a bachelor's degree program at UNSW Sydney

Support as you learn

The Diploma Program is designed for international students like you, so you can develop English language and academic skills to take the next step with confidence.

Directly connected to UNSW

The program is accredited by UNSW Sydney and provides full access to UNSW’s world class libraries, clubs and societies.

Interacting with different people from different cultures while managing to participate in multiple activities and social sessions.
Sahel Mohammed
Sahel Mohammed
Foundation Studies student

Find out more in the guide

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Looking for pathways to postgraduate studies instead? Our Pre-Masters Program might be for you.

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