Western Australia’s education system gives you multiple options to study in Perth, no matter where you want to go in the future.


This system includes study pathways and awards that links together higher education, vocational and pathway studies and upper secondary schooling.

This is also known as the Australian Qualifications Framework and allows you to easily move from one level of study to the next and from one institution to another (subject to visa requirements).

See the different levels of study available.

No matter your level of education or where you want to go in the future, you can find your pathway in Perth.

Higher Education

Higher Education

Western Australia is home to world-class universities and higher education colleges. A university degree from Perth is a qualification from an internationally respected centre of learning.

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Pathway Studies

Pathway Studies

Western Australia’s institutions offer fully-integrated pathways to university-level study. Customised bridging programs and student support services are available to help you reach enrolment criteria.

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Vocational Studies

Vocational Studies

Western Australia's Vocational Education and Training (VET) colleges offer exceptional, internationally recognised industry qualifications across a wide variety of professions.

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English Language Studies

English Language Studies

We welcome thousands of students to Perth every year to study English. High quality, year-round courses and a vibrant student lifestyle make Western Australia the perfect destination for English language studies.

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Primary & Secondary School

Primary & Secondary School

Perth primary and secondary schools offer world-class education and excellence in teaching, while also providing a safe, encouraging environment and a sure starting point for success.

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Student Exchange & Study Abroad

Student Exchange & Study Abroad

Perth’s universities have relationships with private and public education institutions across the globe, and have established exchange programs for their students to experience.

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