Who Can Apply?

Trinity College Foundation Studies is specifically for international students looking for the best preparation for success in Australian universities and beyond.

Trinity College Foundation Studies is a course specifically for international students who satisfy entry requirements in respect of academic results and English language, and who wish to:

  • sample university life in Australia

  • gain entry to the University of Melbourne and other Australian universities.

Australian and New Zealand Citizens

Citizens from Australia and New Zealand are not eligible to apply.

Recent changes in policy indicate that some students with permanent resident status in Australia may be eligible to apply however certain conditions do apply. Please check eligibility with the Admissions Office through completing the Enquiry Form.

Students with temporary resident status in Australia and permanent resident status in New Zealand are eligible.

Foundation Studies Students

All Foundation Studies students are:

  • at least 16 years of age at the time of commencement

  • high-achieving secondary students in their countries of origin

  • planning to study a specific course at the University of Melbourne or another university in Australia or overseas.

Students under 18 years of age must arrange Trinity-approved accommodation for the duration of their course prior to applying for a student visa to study in Australia. Trinity’s Accommodation Office can assist with this process.


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