Kogarah High School


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International students

International student program

Kogarah High School has an active and successful international student program with over 30 students currently enrolled. Our international students come from a wide variety of countries, including China, Japan, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Mongolia. The school provides innovative and engaging learning opportunities across the academic, sporting, cultural and civic curriculum to all the international students.

CRICOS name and code

The CRICOS provider name for Kogarah High School is NSW Department of Education and the CRICOS provider code is 00588M.

CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students) is the official register of all Australian education providers that are permitted to offer courses to students studying in Australia on student visas.

International student meetings

At Kogarah High School, international students have regular meetings fortnightly. In the meetings, students are provided with additional support and informed about the important regulations and policies from DE International. They may also share and discuss any issues related to their study and homestay. The meetings provide a social opportunity for international students to form friendships with students engaged in a similar experience.

International student activities

At Kogarah high School, international students participate in various activities such as Chinese New Year celebrations, Harmony week and sporting carnivals. They also have excursion opportunities aimed at embracing the sites and experiences that Sydney has to offer such as Sydney Taronga Zoo, rock climbing, and Sydney harbour.

International student prefects

In 2022, Kogarah High School was awarded the international student school program of the year, by DE International

International student achievements

2023     Elyza Morena Penaranda: recipient of a DE International School Service Award. Elyza is also a DE International Student Ambassador.

2020     Jian (Davis) Shihbo: nominated for an International Student Award (DE International)

2020     Qifeng (Rex) Zheng: nominated for an International Student Award (DE International)

2020     Jian (Davis) Shihbo: ATAR 97.1

2020     Qifeng (Rex) Zheng: ATAR 87.3

2020      Yuxin (Owen): ATAR 83.85

2017     Weihan (Brian) Wang – winner of the DE International Leadership Award and School vice-captain.

Student testimonials

Words alone cannot express my gratitude, but I hope you understand how privileged and proud I am, and all of us are, to be a student of Kogarah High School. To all the teachers, I would like to thank you for being with us and helping us throughout the year. Without you, our accomplishments would have been very different.”



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