International Application Form

Avondale University (Avondale) caters for people of varied backgrounds who desire a Christian education. No test of religion, politics, race or gender is administered to determine admission as a student, the enjoyment of any benefit, advantage or privilege of the institution, or graduation.

You are an international applicant if you are not an:
  • Australian or New Zealand citizen (or dual citizen)
  • Australian permanent resident
  • Australian permanent resident humanitarian visa

To apply as an international student, complete and submit this application form. There is no application fee to study at Avondale. Applications from Agents are not accepted.

You will need electronic copies of your supporting documentation, such as your academic transcript(s).

For information about studying at Avondale in Australia, visit International Applicants.

IMPORTANT: Please check the Academic Calendar for admission open and close dates before you apply. We will not process your application if the semester intake has closed.

* Denotes a mandatory field

Personal Details

Please provide your personal details, as shown on your passport.

Contact Information

Please provide details of your permanent address.

Passport Details


Course Details

Visit our website for information about courses, including:
  • CRICOS Code
  • Course duration
  • Study mode
  • Campus location
  • Admission criteria

Note: If you are an international student living and studying in Australian, you must choose to study a course with a CRICOS code.

Intended Commencement of Study:

The first year of the Bachelor of Nursing program is available on both the Lake Macquarie and Sydney campuses. From second year onwards the program is offered on the Sydney campus only.

Special Requirements

Alternatively you can contact the Equity Officer by emailing [email protected] to discuss your situation.

Advanced Standing

Advanced Standing (i.e. credit transfer or recognition of prior learning (RPL) enables relevant studies taken previously in Higher Education or the VET sector to be recognised. Applicants who have successfully completed units relevant to their Avondale degree at another tertiary institution may apply for credits towards their Avondale course.Information about Advanced Standing, including how to apply, is available on

Note: If you intend to study at Avondale for one semester/year only, check with your advisor in your home country that all of the units you take here can be credited to the program you plan to complete in your home country/institution. It is important that you work with your advisor, providing unit descriptions from our website.

Educational Background

Please indicate the highest level of your secondary schooling and the year in which this was completed:

Please indicate the studies you have completed (or intend to complete).

Qualification 1:

Qualification 2:

Qualification 3:

Qualification 4:

Qualification 5:

English Proficiency

You may be required to demonstrate proficiency in English as stated in the Admission to Higher Education Undergraduate Courses Policy


Fees are payable as per the invoiced amounts in accordance with the financial policies of Avondale. The full financial policy is available on Under the policy, refund of tuition fees is calculated in relation to the time of withdrawal from a unit. For refunds on other charges please refer to the refund policy at

Sponsor/s will have to provide documentary evidence of cash assets covering tuition fee and living expenses of the entire duration of the proposed course.

Supporting Documentation

Declarations and Informed Consent

I understand that:
  • Avondale University (Avondale) is collecting the information in this application for the purpose of determining my eligibility for entry into my chosen course of study.
  • Avondale may disclose my personal information to Australian Government agencies, including Services Australia, where this is required or authorised by Australian law.
  • Information about my enrolment with Avondale may be disclosed if I am claiming or receiving a payment from Services Australia.
  • I am still required to notify Services Australia of any change in circumstances that my affect my payment.
  • Personal information disclosed to Services Australia is protected by law, including the Privacy Act 1988.

I also understand that:
  • If I do not answer all the questions on this form and supply the necessary supporting documentation, it may not be possible to assess this application.
  • I am fully responsible for my education tuition fees and living expenses while studying at Avondale.
  • I have read and understood the fees and financial policies as per the website.
  • The provision of incorrect information or the withholding of relevant information relating to my application and/or academic transcripts may result in the withdrawal of an offer of a place in a course.
  • I acknowledge that Avondale reserves the right to seek from other bodies verification of the standing of my claimed qualifications.
  • I consent to receiving information electronically and agree to access the correspondence of my Avondale email account and student portal on a regular basis and keep my personal records current.
  • I voluntarily agree to uphold the ideals, standards, and principles set out on Avondale's website and pledge my cooperation.
  • I understand that Christian values and standards as held by the Seventh-day Adventist Church are reflected in Avondale's regulations and rules. I agree to abstain from the use of alcohol, illicit drugs, and tobacco, in accordance with Avondale's policy on a drug free environment. If my application is accepted I agree to be bound by the rules and policies of Avondale; and
  • Submitting this application indicates that all the information given in this application is factually correct and honestly presented. I acknowledge and accept that the provision of incorrect, false or fraudulent information and documentation or the withholding of relevant information or documentation, relating to this application may result in Avondale University cancelling any offer or enrolment or actual enrolment.
  • Avondale's Privacy Policy is available on the Avondale website

IMPORTANT: Upon submitting this form, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive the email, contact Student Administration Services by emailing [email protected] or call +61 2 4980 2377.