We are proud to have a strong history of international students and of the contribution to College life made by these young men and their breadth of achievement during their time at Marist College Ashgrove.

Embracing Diversity

Marist College Ashgrove has a long-standing tradition of welcoming students from around the world into its community. With a diverse student body representing many different cultures, the college is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for international students.

At Marist College Ashgrove, international students have access to a wide range of academic and co-curricular programs designed to enhance their learning and overall experience. The college offers a comprehensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program that is tailored to meet the individual needs of each student, ensuring that they are able to integrate fully into the academic and social life of the college.

In addition to the ESL program, international students can take advantage of the college’s academic enrichment programs, including advanced courses, accelerated programs, and special study options. These programs are designed to challenge and inspire students to achieve their full academic potential.
Outside of the classroom, international students can participate in a wide range of co-curricular activities, including sports, music, drama, and cultural clubs. These activities provide opportunities for students to develop new skills, make friends, and become involved in the broader college community.

Marist College Ashgrove also offers a comprehensive support system for international students, including accommodation, pastoral care, and academic support. The college has dedicated staff who are available to help students navigate the challenges of studying in a new country, ensuring that they feel supported and valued throughout their time at the college.

Marist College Ashgrove is committed to providing international students with an exceptional education and experience. By embracing diversity and fostering a welcoming and inclusive community, the college is helping to prepare its students for success in an increasingly globalized world.

If you would like Marist College Ashgrove to be a part of your studying journey, we empower you to review the enrolment pathway below and contact us if you have any questions.

Entry Requirement Process

Marist College Ashgrove will consider enrolment applications from students wishing to apply for a Student Visa, subject to compliance minimum requirements and conditions set by the College and with legislative requirements of the State of Queensland and the Commonwealth of Australia, including any requirements to undertake extra tuition to learn English to meet the English language proficiency standard needed to enter mainstream classes.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

Marist College Ashgrove requires evidence of sufficient proficiency in English to successfully meet the curriculum demands of the enrolled course. To assist in gauging your level of English proficiency please see the below guidelines.

For further guidance on entry requirements that are to be met when enrolling at Marist College Ashgrove, please refer to the Entry Requirements Policy for International Students.

International Student Fees

Application fee

The Marist College Ashgrove Application for Enrolment – International Student form must be accompanied by the non-refundable Application fee of $150.00.

Acceptance fee

An Acceptance Fee of $5,000 is payable at the time of acceptance to secure a place. $2,500 will be refunded when the student leaves the College provided all financial obligations (including medical bills) have been met and all textbooks and devices have been returned in an acceptable condition to the relevant Department. Also at the time of acceptance a prepaid tuition and non-tuition fee is required.

Tuition and Non-tuition fees

Fees for international students are required to be paid one (1) semester in advance. The College has only one payment option available to international accounts:

1. Payment in Full

Payment can be made in full via BPAY (from an Australian bank account) or by telegraphic transfer. Details will be outlined on your statement.

Further information can be located in the International Student – Schedule of Fees.


College Registration

Marist College Ashgrove is registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) to provide courses for up to 20 international students. Marist College Ashgrove’s provider registration number is 00670F.

The College is registered to take international students from Years 7 to 12 only. Students must attend as boarding students unless in the full time care of parent/s. Boys must also be age appropriate for the year level for which they are applying by Australian education standards.

The following courses are registered on CRICOS:

  • CRICOS Course code 082463A-Secondary Years 7 to 10 Boys Only
  • CRICOS Course code 082464M-Secondary Years 11-12 Boys Only

Marist College Ashgrove is bound by the National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2007 under its registration on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). Current registered details are found here.

In addition to a registered education provider of course ranging from Year 5 to Year 12, Marist College Ashgrove is a registered training organisation (RTO Code 30329).


Marist College Ashgrove takes great pride in its exceptional boarding facilities, specifically designed to cater to the needs of our international students. We understand that transitioning to a new country and school can be both exciting and challenging, which is why our boarding program offers a supportive and nurturing environment for students who enrol from overseas.

Our boarding facilities provide a secure and comfortable home away from home for international students. The dormitories are well-appointed and offer modern amenities, creating a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere. Each student has their own dedicated space where they can relax, study, and unwind after a day of classes and extracurricular activities.

We recognize the importance of fostering a sense of community and belonging, particularly for students who may be far away from their families. Our boarding staff members are dedicated professionals who provide round-the-clock support and guidance, ensuring that students have access to the resources they need to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.

As part of the boarding program, students have access to a range of facilities and services, including supervised study areas, recreational spaces, and nutritious meals prepared by our skilled kitchen staff. Additionally, we offer a variety of extracurricular activities and weekend programs to enrich the boarding experience and help students form lasting friendships with their peers.

At Marist College Ashgrove, we understand that boarding plays a vital role in the holistic development of students. Our commitment to providing a safe, inclusive, and supportive boarding environment sets the foundation for students to grow academically, culturally, and personally. We believe that the boarding experience at Marist College Ashgrove offers a unique opportunity for international students to immerse themselves in our vibrant community and create lifelong memories.

For more information about boarding program please follow the button below.

Study Abroad

Boys classified as ‘full fee paying overseas students’ are required to remain boarders during their enrolment at the College unless they are living with a parent who is the holder of an appropriate visa (sub-class 590) for the term of their son’s visa.

Full fee paying students are required by the Federal Government to take out medical cover under the Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) Scheme. Marist College Ashgrove provides the service of organizing Health Cover on your behalf through Bupa. If you would like to engage in your own health service provider, this can be discussed at time of enrolment.

The student’s Confirmation of Enrolment, required for the student’s visa application, will be issued on receipt of the signed Written Agreement and OSHC and course fees in advance as listed on the invoice of fees with your son’s letter of offer.

To learn more about studying as an international student at Marist College Ashgrove, we recommend you read through the following documents:

The Process

Marist College Ashgrove enrols international students both directly; or when referred and assisted by Education Agents (no commission). Students interested in enrolling can follow the below enrolment pathway:

  1. Family, or Education Agent representing the family, seeks to enrol a student directly (no commission) via contacting the Enrolments Department via phone or email.
  2. After discussion of cohort availability and potential fit of the student, Marist College Ashgrove will provide an enquiry pack which is to be completed and returned to the enrolments department.
  3. Upon review of submission the family will be invited to submit Application Part A and Part B respectively.
  4. If applicable to progress to an interview, the enrolment department will contact the family to provide a pre-interview questionnaire and organise an appropriate time to meet with a member of the leadership team.
  5. If successful, a letter of offer will be sent with an enrolment agreement for signing. The agreement will provide key terms and conditions of the enrolment.
  6. Once confirmed, the enrolments department will assist in organising a Confirmation of Enrolment which can be used during the visa application process.
  7. Upon visa approval, enrolments will provide the relevant information and details to help prepare for travelling to the college and settling in for the first day of school.

We recommend you read through the entry requirements and processes for enrolling international students (including application and course selection) as well as the International Student Fees section prior to applying.
For further details surrounding the enrolment process for an international student, please contact the Enrolments Department.

For all Enrolment Enquiries please contact the below

Enrolments Department – Marist College Ashgrove
PO Box 82
Ashgrove West QLD 4060 AUSTRALIA

E –
T – +61 7 3858 4555

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