The Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association (PMSA) believe enrolling international students in their schools provides reciprocal benefits for all students.
Somerville House, a PMSA school is committed to facilitating the opportunity for International Students to participate in quality education. This commitment enhances the learning experience of all students through daily contact with individuals coming from a diversity of cultures and backgrounds.
Somerville House seeks to develop young women who understand and are tolerant of difference, and just as importantly, who recognise the worth of each individual.
The following applies to all applications received from overseas students:
The School values the diverse and culturally-rich perspectives that international students share with our school community and we welcome these students throughout their schooling with us.
International students must live within the Boarding House or with a parent or guardian.
International students are required to provide a report of their English proficiency levels prior to entry to the School. English proficiency test results provide details regarding the student’s proficiency in English and is one of the measures of the candidate’s suitability.
Applicants are required to meet the IELTS or NLLIA band scale, or the equivalent:
Full Fee Paying Students are required by the Federal Government to take out medical cover under the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Scheme.
More detailed information for international students is available for download below:
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We understand there is a lot of information to consider and our dedicated Admissions team will be happy to assist you, please contact:
Phone: +61 7 3248 9202