International Students

Fintona welcomes overseas students and provides a friendly, supportive environment that encourages the educational development and personal growth of all international students. 

Like the rest of our students, Fintona's international students have also achieved excellent results allowing them to pursue the career of their choice. Our dedicated staff are available to support students, parents and guardians, to assist with the transition of all new students into the School in every possible way.

Due to our size, we are only able to offer a small number of places for international students. An international student is a girl who is not an Australian or New Zealand citizen, a permanent resident or a refugee.

Fintona does not engage the services of agents in the enrolments of international students.


What we require 

  1. Fintona requires international students who are not proficient in English to take an English program when they arrive in Australia. All students must supply a copy of their AEAS report when applying to Fintona. These requirements are to assist our international students make a smooth transition into school life at Fintona.

  2. Fintona needs to be assured that international students have suitable adult support. All international students must have a guardian or member of their family living in the country who can speak English.

  3. Students must live in an approved homestay even if they are over 18 years of age, and all living arrangements must be checked and approved by the School.

  4. International students must remain at school until the end of term. 


How to apply

To apply, complete the Application Form online and upload the following forms:

  1. Copy of the most recent school report (English translation)
  2. Any other documentation to assist and support the application for admission
  3. Results of English language assessment test and testing date
  4. Copy of the student’s Passport

Alternatively, you can download the Application for Admission form and send it to us.

A non-refundable Application Fee of $150 applies. For more information on fees and charges, view the Schedule of Fees and Charges for International Students.


Further information

For further information about enrolments, please contact our Registrar on:

Tel: +61 3 9830 1388 
Fax: +61 3 9888 5682 
Email: registrar@fintona.vic.edu.au

Address: 79 Balwyn Road, Balwyn VIC 3103 AUSTRALIA

CRICOS PROVIDER NUMBER 00139C

We look forward to welcoming your daughter to Fintona Girls' School.