Accept your offer


Congratulations on your decision to accept your offer to Western Sydney University!

Thousands of students, just like you, choose to study at Western Sydney University every year.

Steps to accept your offer

1. Carefully read the International Fee and Refund Agreement

Read carefully the International Fee and Refund Agreement (PDF, 186.4 KB) (opens in a new window) prior to accepting your offer at Western Sydney University.

2. Read the requirements for Overseas Student Health Cover

When you receive an offer of a place at the University you will usually be asked to pay for Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). This is a compulsory Health Insurance that is required for the issuing of a Student Visa. International students who are classified as AusAID sponsored, and certain categories of IDP sponsored students, are eligible for this cover free of charge.

The preferred provider of OSHC for all Western Sydney University students is Allianz Global Assistance (opens in a new window)  which has policies for singles, for couples and for families.

For more information, visit the Overseas Student Health Cover page.

3. Complete the Acceptance to Study at Western Sydney University form

Complete the Acceptance to study at Western Sydney University and the Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) Request (PDF, 111.64 KB) (opens in a new window) form.

These forms are also contained in the International Offer Pack attached to your Offer of Admission email.

Students with a conditional offer

At Western Sydney University, you can accept your conditional offer. If you find later that you are not able to meet the prerequisite requirements in time for the start (ie English language requirements or successful completion of a prerequisite course) you may either request a deferment in writing of your course commencement to the next available intake or request a refund of the money paid. The University's normal refund policy would apply in these circumstances.

4. Pay your deposit

Information about fees payable to accept your offer will be outlined in your Western Sydney University Offer of Admission letter. Your fees can be paid in one of the following ways:

  • International Telegraphic Transfer via Western Union Business Solutions. (opens in a new window)
  • Credit Card via iPay. (opens in a new window) Please select International Students > Tuition Fees (commencing students)
For more information, visit the pay your fees page.

Payment options are also explained on your Acceptance to study at Western Sydney University and the Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) Request (PDF, 111.64 KB) (opens in a new window) form.

Note: The fees listed in your offer letter are variable and are subject to change without notice on an annual basis.

5. Send completed forms to Western Sydney International

Your completed forms can be submitted:

Western Sydney International Admissions
University of Western Sydney
Building ES, Parramatta Campus
Locked Bag 1797
Penrith NSW 2751 Australia

6. Receive your Confirmation of Enrolment

Once the forms and payment have been received, UWS will issue you an Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE).

This confirms your acceptance to the course at Western Sydney University and you are now able to go ahead and use the eCoE to process your student visa at the Australian Embassy/Diplomatic Post stated on your eCoE.

7. Apply for your Student Visa

You must obtain a student visa before you come to study in Australia.

With the Australian Government's recent review of the student visa program, Western Sydney University has been approved as an 'eligible university' for participation in the Streamlined Visa Processing (SVP) arrangement.

Further information is available at the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) website.(opens in a new window)

Note: A package offer enables you to lodge one student visa application to cover the entire duration of your study in Australia..

8. Prepare to arrive and enrol

After you have accepted your offer to Western Sydney University you can start preparing your arrival.

For more information, visit the prepare to arrive page.