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Overseas Secondary Student Exchange Programs – new information for schools

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Each year approximately 400 exchange students are enrolled in Victorian schools.​

New information about overseas secondary student exchange programs, including FAQs has been released to assist schools to manage enquiries about:


  • what student exchange programs are 
  • the difference between exchange students and fee-paying international students
  • how to enrol an exchange student
  • who schools should contact in relation to exchange student matters
  • the list of current VRQA-approved overseas secondary student exchange organisations (OSSEOs)
  • how a school with an overseas ‘sister-school’ arrangement can become a VRQA-approved OSSEO.
For more information see: