Australian schools are amongst the best in the world awarding internationally recognised university entrance qualifications.
Australia is a very safe country in which to live and study. Australians are very welcoming of international high school students.
IGO has managed and coordinated programs for students from over 40 countries and provide excellent in-country support for students and agents overseas.
Welcome to I GO Australia. Why not join the thousands of international students who have said IGO Australia and who have chosen to study in high schools in Australia each year? We offer our agents, students and parents excellent in country support. Check out our website for more details
The Board members and staff of IGOAustralia have extensive experience with international student programs. Our CEO is a former teacher and former director of an International School. He has been involved in secondary education in Australia and overseas for nearly 40 years. Our board members and staff have been exchange students, host families or have worked and lived overseas and speak several languages.
IGO Australia can offer schools, overseas partners, parents and students this wealth of knowledge and experience in managing programs for international students as well as expert advice on secondary schooling in Australia.
The staff at IGO Australia can provide advice to partner organisations overseas and to parents and students about:
Such advice will provide our overseas partners and parents with the comfort of knowing that their son or daughter is well supported in australia as they will have the support of people who are very familiar with Australia’s education system and with the needs of young people living in a foreign culture and environment.
The staff at IGO Australia can support schools in Australia in:
The education systems in Australia and their schools are amongst the best in the world with world class internationally recognised university entrance qualifications. Our schools offer international students an excellent safe and academic environment in which to study. Our education systems encourage student centred learning activities with teachers helping students to develop their knowledge and skills rather than “instructing: students with information to be learned by rote.
Students have a wide choice of schools ranging from coeducational schools to single gender boys or girls only schools and a range of programs with specialist high schools in some areas in performing and creative arts and sports.
Australia is a very safe country with friendly people who make international students welcome. Australian families generally enjoy an outdoor life style. International students in high school may choose with live with a parent or close relative or with a homestay family from within the school community which been screened and background checked by the school in accordance with the Australian Government Schools International Homestay Standards.
In public schools fees are generally set by the education authorities in each state of Australia while private schools establish their own fee structure. The schools arrange homestay families and payments to them. Other costs include the cost of insurance, school uniforms, course materials and field trips.
IGO Australia can arrange comprehensive medical and travel insurance (includes lost baggage, missed transport connections, lost personal items) and airport meet and greet service.
I encourage all students to take chance to study abroad. I know makinf the decision to do it can be a scary one because it was for me, but after reaching my point of destinarion and even now, four years after my time abroad, I am forever influenced by and thankful for the experience. Erin Steffen from USA
The experience of studying overseas has definitely helped me grow as a person. I feel more confident talking to groups of people, I will now never get lost in an airport and has definetly helped me mature. Khia McDowall
The landscapes and the wideness of your country, the kindness and friendliness of the people and - last but not least - your family gave her probably one of the finest periods in her life. Hanneke