International students

Whether your an undergraduate or postgraduate student, the process to accept your offer is the same! Follow the steps below to secure your place at Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus.

Step 1: Understanding your Letter of Offer

Your Letter of Offer outlines the

  • Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus course that has been offered
  • duration of the course
  • commencement date
  • student ID
  • tuition fee
  • condition(s) of the offer (examples of conditions of the offer may include providing official or certified copies of academic transcripts, evidence or English proficiency e.g. IELTS. Prior to or at the time of accepting your offer, you must provide evidence that you have met all conditions. If you do not provide this evidence, you will not be eligible to proceed with your enrolment or student visa application.­­­

Step 2: Payment of fees

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In order to accept the offer and secure your place at the Sydney City Campus it is necessary to pay the fees and charges due as indicated in the Letter of Offer. This will include the Overseas Student Health Cover charge, if required. Payment of the amount due should be made in Australian dollars. When making payment you need to include your Western Sydney University Student ID, as listed in the Letter of Offer. You can pay your fees a number of ways:

  • Western Union GlobalPay

Western Union GlobalPay makes it easier for students to pay your international tuition fee payment. You can pay from your bank account with a telegraphic transfer or use a credit card. A step-by-step guide to assist you with how to make your payment on WU® GlobalPay for Students is available here.

If  you have any questions, visit the FAQ page for  guidance on frequently asked questions, alternatively please email GPStudents@westernunion.com Or call +61 2 8585 7221 Monday–Friday, 8.30 am – 5.00 pm AEST

  • BPAY (or via phone or internet banking)

BPAY is the online payment system in Australia which enables you to pay a bill using your Australian bank account.

Biller Code: 17780
Reference number: check your offer letter or provisional Invoice

  • Credit Card

Fees may be paid in person by credit card to Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus, located at Level 4, 255 Elizabeth Street, Sydney.  Hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Only Visa or Mastercard are accepted.

  • Payment is being made by a scholarship body/sponsoring organisation

Please attach a letter or other document from your sponsor detailing your payment arrangements.

Step 3: Complete the Student Acceptance and Payment Agreement

Fill out the Student Acceptance and Payment Agreement and return it with your payment.

Step 4: Receive confirmation and activate your account

Once we receive your payment and Student Acceptance and Payment Agreement you will be provided with a confirmation of your enrolment at the Sydney City Campus which includes information about the compulsory orientation and enrolment program. You  will also receive the Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) for the student visa application. You should also read the international students section for information on arranging accommodation, airport pick-up and finding out about life in Sydney.

The next thing you need to do is activate your student account (called your 'WesternAccount'). This account gives you access to all our online services (including My Student Records (MySR), the Library, your student email account and more)! You will need your Student ID number which is printed on your letter of offer.

Step 5: Attend orientation and enrolment and commence your studies

Congratulations, you are just about ready to start your Western Sydney University course! Your first day at the Sydney City Campus will begin with orientation, which is compulsory for all new students to attend. You will receive specific time and date information about your orientation by email in advance of your semester start date or you can view the Academic Calendar to find out more.

At orientation, you will also take part in a Course Information Session. At this session, you will receive important information about your course and the units you should enrol in. You will also be able to ask academic staff any questions about your course.

Domestic students

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus. To accept your offer, just follow the three easy steps below!

Step 1: Understanding your Letter of Offer

Your Letter of Offer outlines the:

  • Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus course that has been offered
  • duration of the course
  • commencement date
  • student ID
  • tuition fee
  • condition(s) of the offer (examples of conditions of the offer may include providing official or certified copies of academic transcripts). Prior to or at the time of accepting your offer, you must provide evidence that you have met all conditions. If you do not provide this evidence, you will not be eligible to proceed with your enrolment or student visa application.­­­

Step 2: Accept and enrol

Firstly, you will need to activate your student account (called your 'WesternAccount'). This account gives you access to all our online services (including the My Student Records (MySR), the Library, your student email account and more)! You will need your Student ID number which is printed on your letter of offer.

Then, go to the 'Links' page and select My Student Records from the list. Once in My Student Records, click 'Enrolment' in the 'Enrol' drop down menu at the top of the page. Follow the steps to enrol. Commonwealth Supported Places eligible students will complete the Commonwealth Assistance Form (CAF) and SA-HELP CAF and provide a Tax File Number; postgraduate fee paying students will need to pay fees as detailed in your My Student Records account. If you need help enroling, please contact us at study@city.westernsydney.edu.au

Step 3: Attend orientation and commence your studies

Congratulations, you are just about ready to start your Western Sydney University course! Your first day at the Sydney City Campus will begin with orientation, which is compulsory for all new students to attend. You will receive specific time and date information about your orientation by email in advance of your semester start date or you can view the Academic Calendar to find out more.

At orientation, you will also take part in a My Course Planning session. At this session, you will receive important information about your course and the units you should enrol in. You will also be able to ask academic staff any questions about your course.