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Enrollment Procedures

A seven step guide


To satisfy the general entrance requirements for admission to an undergraduate course, applicants must meet at least one of the following entry requirements:

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Successful completion of an approved Tertiary Preparation Program, Tertiary Orientation Program, or a Foundation Year Program offered by an accredited institution of higher education; OR
  • Having attained the age of 18 to 21 years and having not completed a Higher School Certificate or its equivalent must provide a portfolio of work and demonstrate that they have successfully met one of the following educational entry requirements through the completion of:
    • A Special Tertiary Admissions Test administered by UAC, OR
    • Submit an application for advanced standing that meets the requirements of the ‘Advanced Standing and Credit Transfer Policy’; OR
    • Having reached a standard of education deemed suitable by the Dean as to be the equivalent of completion of Year 12 so as to give the applicant reasonable prospects for completing the course of study.
  • Having obtained the age of 21 (Mature Age Entry),  having not previously enrolled in a degree at a higher education provider and can provide evidence that they have reasonable prospects for academic success at WIN in the undergraduate course/s they are applying.

To satisfy the general entrance requirements for admission to a postgraduate course, applicants must meet at least one of the following entry requirements:

  • Having an Australian bachelor’s degree or overseas equivalent
  • Domestic applicants having no undergraduate qualification but can demonstrate equivalent work experience or considerable senior-level professional experience in a relevant professional area
  • Completion of a Graduate Certificate at WIN at credit level may grant admission to the Graduate Diploma course

NB If the applicant is an international student, they must be at least 18 years of age when they start the course.


  • All international applicants are expected to be proficient in English.ie have an IELTS overall band score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5, or equivalent.
  • You must provide evidence of your English language proficiency with your application.
  • You are strongly advised to complete this entry requirement before travelling to Australia by studying for and sitting an IELTS test in your home country.
  • NB International students who don’t meet our English proficiency requirements can undertake an ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) program at WIN prior to studying our degree course.

International Students will also need to provide the following documents

  • Completed, signed and dated Application Form
  • Evidence of financial viability which may include 12 months’ bank statements, a sponsorship letter and the sponsor:applicant relationship; Certified certificate of annual income (Documents to be provided when Offer Letter is accepted)
  • Certified documents for academic achievements
  • Certified copy of their passport
  • Certified copy of English language proficiency
  • Copy of their visa (if applicable)
  • Agent declaration (in Application Form)
  • A  brief statement of ‘purpose’ indicating a student’s motivation, knowledge of their course of study and studying in Sydney
  • Employment history (if relevant)
  • If married, the spouse’s passport (all pages), certified marriage certificate, certified academic and employment history of spouse, number of dependents.

NB Additional documents may be requested for applicants from certain countries. eg Government issued letter of tax clearance, 18 months funds history (personal accounts only)

All documents in a language other than English will need a certified translation to be provided with them at the time of application.

International applicants must meet DIBP and ESOS criteria for overseas student visas


The application form is found here and it may be lodged through the applicant’s agent, online, by mail or in person if the applicant is living in Australia at the time of application.


The application and attached documentary evidence will be assessed by the Registrar.


If the application is successful, WIN will send the applicant an offer letter.



To accept the offer of a place, the applicant must complete and return the Education Agreement that is attached to their offer letter by the date specified in the offer letter plus payment for educational expenses. International applicants at this stage must provide documents proving financial viability.
If the applicant does not accept the offer by the date indicated, their offer will be withdrawn and their place in the course will be offered to another applicant.


For international applicants, an electronic Confirmation of Enrolment will be forwarded to the applicant with which they may apply for a student visa subclass 500.

Domestic students will receive a Confirmation of Enrolment informing them of when classes will commence.

Fee information

See fees for domestic and international students.

Got a question?

Please contact the Registrar ( kristina@win.edu.au) if you have any questions.