Join Canning College in Perth, Australia, in July 2023, and take a big step towards entry into one of Australia’s best universities.
Canning College’s high-quality education programs have helped thousands of international students bridge the gap between school and university.
In fewer than 12 months, the WA Universities’ Foundation Program can take you into your dream university degree, or if you choose our Diploma of Commerce, you can move into the second year of Bachelor of Commerce programs at top Western Australian universities.
Whatever your university goal, Canning College can help you achieve your aim with our excellent academic programs and high levels of care and support that give you the best chance of success.
Our learning programs and great relationships with Western Australia’s excellent universities make it easier for students to transition into tertiary studies.
With a 96% success rate in 2022, our international students are better prepared to succeed at university because of their Canning College experience.
Click here to express your interest in joining Canning College or scroll down to read more about how we can help you achieve your academic and career goals.
“There were always teachers and friends at school that gave me a sense of belonging and safety. I felt like I was being welcomed all the time."
Canning College’s programs help students as they take their first steps in international education with us in Australia.
Whatever your academic goal, we can help you achieve through one of our academic programs.
Western Australian Universities’ Program (WAUFP) – completed in 8 or 10 months, the Foundation Program starts in January, April and August and leads to entry into many degree courses across Australia.
Diploma of Commerce – equal to first year university studies, this one-year program leads into year two Bachelor programs at The University of Western Australia, Curtin University, Murdoch University and the University of Notre Dame Australia.
Certificate IV in University Access Program – this six-month program leads directly into a range of degree programs at Curtin University and Murdoch University
Western Australian Certificate of Education – this year-long program is the recognised WA school program that provides entry into degree courses across Australia.
Year 11 – students improve their English skills and academic capabilities before progressing into WAUFP or WACE.
Year 10 – integrates science, technology, engineering and mathematics to prepare students for Year 11 studies
Click here to find out about the minimum entry requirements for our programs.
Students who require academic improvement can complete Canning College Bridging Programs.
When international students successfully complete a Canning College program, it opens up a world of university opportunities. While some students choose to continue their studies elsewhere in Australia or even overseas, many stay in Western Australia.
We have long-standing partnerships with Western Australia’s five universities – The University of Western Australia, Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University and the University of Notre Dame. Many of our students also choose to enrol in other Australian universities such as the University of Melbourne, the University of Sydney and the University of Queensland.
High-performing students may be eligible for Canning College scholarships, including up to 40% off tuition fees.
We make it easier to study with us by allowing students to use their latest academic results, including preliminary or forecast results, to apply for a place in the WA Universities’ Foundation Program.
Our goal is to give students a great education by providing care and support at every stage of their journey. Our approach makes it easier for students to focus on their studies and achieve their academic and career goals.
Thousands of students have completed the WA Universities’ Foundation Program on their way to top universities, including education institutions in Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight.
The Foundation Program gives students excellent academic preparation for university studies, while our staff make sure students feel positive about the transition into universities.
Canning College has been educating international students for 40 years and our staff understand the unique needs of students from many different backgrounds.
After students enrol in Canning College programs, our staff help them prepare for life on campus and in our great city.
Before students leave home to start their international education adventure, they are provided with all the information they need to make life easy in Perth.
They learn about the subjects in each program, and our support services, which include additional English language assistance and wellbeing services. They also receive advice regarding accommodation.
Students under the age of 18 stay with a registered member of the Australian Homestay Network, where they receive additional care and support.
On arrival in Perth, students are offered a free airport pick-up service that takes them to their accommodation. Our spacious campus, set in a natural setting next to Curtin University, has modern classrooms and fully equipped science laboratories where subjects are taught by teachers who understand the needs of international students.
A team of Student Advisors are available throughout the year to provide advice and assistance with queries regarding studies, personal wellbeing and university destinations.
Our priority is to give every student a happy and supported experience, not just in the classroom but in every aspect of their life in Perth.
Our admissions team can process applications quickly so that students do not have an anxious wait to know if they have been successful.
Contact us here and start on your pathway to university in Australia.
You can also visit our international education agent page to find a representative in your local area to help you with your application.