Step 1 - Application

Lauriston welcomes international students on a temporary resident’s visa at all year levels and international students on a student visa from Years 5 -12. 

International students on a student visa in Years 5 and 6 must be accompanied in Australia by a parent or close relative on a guardian visa.

Complete an Application for Admission form and send it in with the following:

  • A copy of the student's two most recent reports
  • A copy of AEAS English test results
  • The registration fee of A$100 if on a temporary resident's visa
  • The registration fee of A$300 if on a student visa
  • A copy of the student's and parent's visas when issued
  • A copy of the student's passport
  • A copy of the student's birth certificate

AEAS Test Requirements

 Year Level of Entry  Minimum Application Score Score required prior to commencement  Stanine Scores 
Year 4 - 6  26 or higher (6 - 12 weeks language)  46 or higher  5 or higher 
Year 7 - 8 46 or higher (8 - 12 weeks language)  71 or higher  5 or higher 
Year 8 Term 3* (for Year 9) 61 or higher (4 - 8 weeks language) 80 or higher  5 or higher 
Year 10  61 or higher (8 - 12 weeks language)  80 or higher  5 or higher 
Year 11  70 or higher (4 - 8 weeks language)  80 or higher  7 or higher 

*Students are not permitted to enter directly into Year 9
A student wanting to attend our Year 9 Howqua program must start no later than Year 8, Term 3 and achieve the scores as per above

Applications should be sent to:

The Registrar
Lauriston Girls' School
38 Huntingtower Road
Armadale Vic 3143
or emailed to

Please note that:

  • Academic results need to be of a good standard with at least a B achieved in English.
  • Copies of documents cannot be returned.

Step 2 - Outcome

If the application is successful the School will request an enrolment interview. This can be done via Skype if the student is overseas. At the successful completion of the interview, the School will issue a letter of offer.

At this point the following will be required:

  • Details of where the student will be residing. Students on a 500 student visa will be appointed a guardian at no cost with ISA Guardian and Welfare Services. To ensure their wellbeing, all students, regardless if they are over 18, are required to have a guardian if they do not live with their parents.
  • An admission fee of A$1,250 per student or A$2,500 per family.
  • Payment of one semester of tuition fees.

Step 3 - Student Visas

Once all relevant documents and fees are received the school will issue a confirmation of enrolment letter and an eCOE (required by the student to obtain a student visa).

It is the students' and their families' responsibility to apply for and renew visas.

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