International Students

Prince Alfred College (CRICOS Provider Number: 00368A) is one of Australia’s leading schools for boys through the Preparatory School (Reception – Year 6) the Middle School (Years 7 – 9) and the Senior School (Years 10 – 12).

We proudly acknowledge nearly 150 years of tradition in educating boys, and embrace a contemporary education based on the International Baccalaureate curriculum.  Prince Alfred College offers boys and young men an outstanding education in a beautiful environment near the centre of Adelaide, only 20 minutes by car from the Adelaide International Airport.

We discover, nurture and develop the unique qualities of each boy to help him grow into an enterprising, confident and resilient young man,. This holistic education focuses on academic achievement, together with sport, the arts, technology, community service and leadership opportunities. We offer a wide range of co-curricular activities. Pastoral care and support of our students is a priority.

International students enrich our College in many ways. Their global outlook produces students who are truly citizens of the world.

Many international students achieve outstanding academic results in both the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBD) and South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE). Most Year 12 students gain first round offers to the University of their choice with popular courses being Medicine, Law,  International Relations, Commerce, Engineering and Health Sciences.

We currently host approximately 60 students from China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

A wide range of support and pastoral care is available for International students. The International Students Transition Program (ISTP) is situated on campus and provides a course in intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) and cultural understanding. Our International students are supported by Asian and English language speaking coordinators and staff, mentors, tutors and student counselors.

Both boarding and homestay accommodation is available for International students. We offer safe and welcoming boarding facilities for students in Years 7 to 12. For students new to the College, an International Transition House offers a safe and secure environment in which to settle for the first months. Rural Australian and International students mix as part of the College community. Our boarders enjoy the extensive grounds and sporting facilities on campus and take part in a range of sporting and recreational activities. Homestay accommodation is organised by the Australian Homestay Network ( and places students with families living within easy distance of the College.

We offer two pathways to tertiary study – the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) and the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE). Vocational Education and Training (VET) for those students who seek to move directly into the workplace is also available.

On arrival in Adelaide students are met by our International Students’ Coordinator and participate in a number of activities and programs that enable them to integrate into the School and wider community. Ongoing mentoring and support is available for International students.

For further information and enquiries regarding International enrolments please contact Michelle Roberts, Admissions Registrar.

International Students

We invite your son to join us at Prince Alfred College to gain a World Class Education!