International Students & Study Tours

Thank you for your interest in St Aloysius College. St Aloysius College is a Catholic school shaped by the tradition of Mercy. Situated in the City of Adelaide, our campus facilities provide excellent spaces for students to learn, create and collaborate while having access to the city’s resources for exciting and engaging learning experiences outside the classroom.

“Not only have I received an education, but also a welcoming and supportive community that I will never forget. I enjoyed every day at St Aloysius College, and I will treasure the memories with teachers and friends forever.”

KRISTY, Recent Graduate

We have been welcoming international students in Primary and Secondary school from all over the world for more than 30 years. Along with our local students, our international students have achieved outstanding results, and many go on to study at university in Adelaide or across Australia.

Our school curriculum is based on the Australian Curriculum and the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE). South Australian qualifications are accepted worldwide.

International students are supported by subject teachers, as well as our English as an Additional Language teachers. The International Student Coordinator helps to provide pastoral care support for international students and is a contact person for families.

Our international students are embraced by our school community and can be involved in different student opportunities including after school sports, dance and outdoor education camps to broaden students’ experiences.

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in St Aloysius College, to submit an Application for Enrolment, please follow the below process:

Step 1: Learn more about St Aloysius College in our International Student Information Pack.

Step 2: Download our International Student Application for Enrolment Form and when completed email to [email protected].

Step 3: Our Registrar will contact you to arrange an online or face-to-face enrolment interview.


Fees and Charges for 2024

Enrolment Fee $200
Guardianship FeeNo fee
There is no fee for guardianship. The Principal is the guardian. We believe guardianship is the responsibility of the school.
Annual Tuition Fees$25,000Total includes tuition fees and excursions.

In addition to the tuition fees, all students are required to wear the College uniform – approximate cost $1100
All students are required to purchase textbooks, equipment and materials. Approximate cost $400 per year.
All students are required to pay SACE subject costs where applicable.
Student Laptop Program$500All students are required to pay hire fees, laptops are updated every 3 years.
Overseas Student Health CoverApproximately $50 per month
Intensive English Course charges to be advised dependant on year level & length of courseStudents are transferred to St Aloysius College as soon as their language skills meet the required standard.
Airport Transfer to Accommodation on First Arrival$170If this service is required, arrival date and flight number must be received at the College at least two weeks before arrival.
Accommodation Placement Fee$340
Weekly Homestay Fee$385Includes Compulsory AHN Contents Insurance for Students and Hosts.


International Students studying at St Aloysius College are able to live with an Australian homestay family. Homestay placements are made by Australian Homestay Network.

The highlight of many of our International Students is living with their homestay families. It is safe, comfortable and fun ad is reassuring for parents to know your daughter is being cared for.

In a homestay family, your daughter will have her own room, a space to study and shared bathroom facilities. She will be provided with breakfast and an evening meal. Your daughter will be expected to fit in with household routines and keep her room and personal belongings in order. House cleaning and laundry are provided.

Your daughter will have opportunities to improve her English, make friends and participate in family activities and travel. Homestay parents will be able to offer advice about life in Australia.

For more information, download our International Student Enrolment Pack.


Please see below information about the local and international agent services we have relationships with:

Study Tours

Study Tours at St Aloysius College enable groups of students or adults to learn English while experiencing the wonderful Australian culture and lifestyle.

Our Study Tours are run through the English Language School of Adelaide (ELSA), more information can be accessed on the ELSA website.

Visit our vibrant College for girls in the heart of Adelaide’s CBD.
Meet our teachers and hear from our students on a School Tour.