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Quality education

In Australia, education and training providers are closely regulated to ensure that the highest standards of quality are maintained. Queensland education providers are committed to delivering high quality education and training experiences for international students and adhere to a range of legislative frameworks and quality assurance standards.

Australian Qualifications Framework

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is a unified system of national qualifications. Established by the Australian Government to link all courses and qualifications in the school, vocational education and training and higher education sectors, AQF sets out clear learning pathways for students and promotes lifelong learning.

For more information, visit the AQF website.

Education Services for Overseas Students

The Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000 is the legal framework governing the responsibility of Australian educational institutions for overseas students.

For more information, visit the ESOS website.

ESOS regulation serving overseas students in Australia

The Australian Government wants international students to have a rewarding and enjoyable experience when they come to Australia to study. Australia offers high quality education services and protects the rights of international students to ensure you make the most of your time here. For more information, view the factsheet - ESOS Student Factsheet.


All Australian institutions wishing to offer programs to international students on student visas must be registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

For more information, visit the CRICOS website.

English Australia

English Australia (EA) is the national association for accredited public and private English language colleges in Australia and promotes quality English language training.

For more information, visit the English Australia website.

National ELT Accreditation Scheme

The National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS Australia) is Australia’s national accreditation scheme for English Language Teaching centres.

For more information visit the NEAS Australia website.

University English Centres Australia

University English Centres Australia (UECA) is a network of 30 Australian universities offering English Australia language courses for overseas students, in addition to English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) and International English Language Testing System (IELTS) preparation.

For more information, visit the UECA website.