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					NSW Government Schools
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       Your unique study experience
    Experience of a lifetime: safe,                                   Leaders in digital technology
    secure and the right choice                                       Our aim is to help your child develop a wide range
                                                                      of skills to prepare for a globally-connected world of
    Government schools in Sydney and across New South                 communication and online technology.
    Wales (NSW) offer an exciting opportunity for your child
    to live and learn in a safe, friendly, multicultural community.   In NSW government schools, computer and e-Iearning
                                                                      strategies are integrated into classroom activities so that
    Our schools are world-renowned for the variety of                 students develop digital technology and web-based skills
    academic and creative subjects and innovative use of              for their secondary and tertiary education.
    classroom digital technology. We also help your child
    adjust quickly to the Australian school experience.               Students enrolling in Year 9 to Year 11 are also provided
                                                                      with a laptop for their educational use throughout their
    The NSW government school system is the largest                   studies in a NSW government high school.
    education network in Australia. Each school offers a
    secure, safe and dynamic learning environment so you              Approved education portals provide online learning
    can be confident that your child will have a rich and             resources for appropriate age levels. All students enrolled
    rewarding learning experience.                                    in NSW government schools are provided with access to
                                                                      authenticated, approved internet and email services.
    Primary schools and most high schools are coeducational.
    There are also a number of single-sex (boys only or girls only)   Email allows students to share knowledge with other
    high schools and some senior colleges (Years 11 and 12 only).     learners, to research topics and to work collaboratively
                                                                      with other students and teachers.
    We are proud of the achievements of many international
    students who have graduated to universities in Australia          With an internet connection and a web browser, students can
    and overseas.                                                     access learning resources at school, public libraries, at home
                                                                      in Australia or worldwide, using a personal account supplied
    Your child’s future depends on your decision. You                 by the NSW Department of Education and Communities.
    will make the right choice when you apply to a NSW
    government school.




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      The NSW government school system is the largest
      education network in Australia. Each school offers a
      secure, safe and dynamic learning environment
      so you can be confident your child will have a       New Sout
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      rich and rewarding learning experience.              Wales has
                                                                                                               a diverse
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                                                                                                          urban and
                                                                                                                      rural
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Caring support so your                                          Great study                                           ies
child excels                                                    locations
NSW government schools create a positive experience             Sydney, the capital city of New South Wales, is located
for all students. Staff encourage students to excel in their    on Australia’s east coast. It has a population of four
studies and develop their talents. Each school has a strong     million people, many from more than 200 countries. It
discipline code and staff provide high quality pastoral care    is an affluent, cosmopolitan city and one of the most
and support.                                                    harmonious, multicultural areas in the Asia Pacific region.

The student welfare team includes the international student     It is one of the top five cities in the world for its high
coordinator, year adviser, school counsellor, careers adviser   quality health system, innovation, transportation, lifestyle
and English as a Second Language support teachers and           and sustainability. (2011 Cities of Opportunity Report)
provides ongoing assistance for your child.




The Australian Government wants overseas students               Over 200 primary and secondary government schools
to have a safe, enjoyable and rewarding place to                in coastal and inland cities currently offer places to
study. Australia’s laws promote quality education and           international students.
consumer protection for overseas students.
                                                                International students will find familiar cultural
The NSW Department of Education and Communities                 experiences including food, television, radio and foreign
- Schools complies with the Education Services for              language newspapers.
Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000 and the National
Code of Practice 2007 to ensure we provide your child           New South Wales has many urban and rural
with the highest standards of teaching and promote              communities located along magnificent coastal
positive values and ethics.                                     beaches, on vast agricultural plains, near national parks
                                                                or close to ski fields.

                                                                So whether it’s a city location or a country town you
                                                                want, you can choose the right school in the right
                                                                location for your child’s needs.




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    1. Quality education focuses                                     whiteboards and a range of computer programs
                                                                     and technologies for specific subjects such
    on academic excellence                                           as Music, Design and Technology, Information
                                                                     Communications Technology and Science subjects.
    •	   Programs for gifted and talented students and
         extension subjects in senior high school ensure
         students are challenged and able to achieve their
                                                                4. Excellent English language
    •	
         best.
         Primary and high schools have modern science
                                                                support
         and language laboratories, libraries, auditoriums,     •	   Qualified English as a Second Language (ESL)
         gymnasiums, sport and recreational facilities.              teachers support international students in small
    •	   Schools offer a broad range of subjects designed for        classes.
         a wide range of abilities.                             •	   Students may also choose to study English as a
                                                                     Second Language and Fundamentals in English
    2. Government owned                                              (Year 11 only) for the Higher School Certificate.

    and accredited                                              5. Individual teacher attention
    •	   With over 150 years of experience in education, our
         schools uphold high standards and are financially      •	   Students are assured of individual, specialist teacher
         stable and secure.                                          attention with:
    •	   Our courses and schools are accredited with the             » Class sizes of 25 to 30 students in primary and
         Commonwealth Register of International Courses for              junior high school.
         Overseas Students (CRICOS).                                 » 15 to 25 students in senior high school classes.


    3. E-learning, computer and                                 6. Study with local students in
    multimedia technology                                       friendly, multicultural schools
    •	   In the classroom, students develop digital             •	   Our schools are located in residential areas and
         technology skills using approved online education           international students study with local students.
         resources and email for educational purposes.          •	   Every school offers an orientation and welcome
    •	   Laptop computers are provided for each student in           program.
         Years 9-11 in high school.                             •	   Through a “buddy” system, international and local
    •	   Schools are equipped with desktop and laptop                students are often paired so newcomers make
         computers, videoconferencing, interactive                   friends quickly.




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7. Staff care for each child’s                             9. University-trained subject
welfare                                                    teachers
•	   Our schools provide a safe, positive learning         •	   New South Wales leads the way in Australia in
     environment for each student.                              ensuring that its highly-qualified, university-trained
•	   Our focus is on the academic progress, physical            teachers are accredited through the Institute of
     safety and wellbeing of every child.                       Teachers.
•	   To support your child, each school has a dedicated,   •	   Teachers also undertake continuous professional
     professional welfare team:                                 development.
     » International student coordinator
     » School counsellor
     » Year adviser                                        10. A global education leader
     » English language support teachers
     » Careers adviser                                     •	   Through the Australian Government Digital
                                                                Education Revolution and the NSW Government
                                                                Connected Classroom programs, our schools are
8. NSW Higher School                                            equipped with:
                                                                » Laptop and desktop computers
Certificate                                                     » Video conferencing
                                                                » Interactive whiteboards
•	   The HSC is a highly regarded qualification.                » Online learning resources
•	   Students who matriculate with the HSC may apply       •	   Our teaching methodologies, broad curriculum and
     to study undergraduate courses at Australian and           classroom technologies enable your child to develop
     international universities and Diploma-to-Degree           skills for 21st century studies and life as a global
     courses at TAFE NSW Institutes.                            citizen.  
•	   Each year many international students achieve
     outstanding HSC results and are listed on the HSC
     Honour Roll.



Four international students enrolled
in NSW government schools were
finalists in the inaugural 2011 NSW
Premier’s International Student of
the Year Award (Schools Category).
Students were recognised for
outstanding contributions to their
school and local Australian community.
(From Left) Chengkheang Chhuon from
Cambodia - Kogarah High School and Babak
Mahmoudy Nowbar from Iran - Callaghan
College Jesmond Senior Campus
(Far right) Sadika Gazi Krinton from
Bangladesh - Beverly Hills Girls High School
and Yuting Wang from Peoples Republic of
China - Blakehurst High School
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         NSW government schools -
         a great study experience
    International reputation for                                      Students talented in performing arts, technology,
                                                                      languages or sport may apply to high schools which
    quality curriculum                                                offer specialist facilities.

    The NSW Department of Education and Communities,                  Students who satisfactorily complete the course
    established for over 150 years, is Australia’s largest            and attendance requirements are awarded the NSW
    education provider.                                               School Certificate at the end of Year 10.

    Our curriculum, learning outcomes and integrated welfare
    support programs are highly regarded worldwide.
                                                                      Years 11 and 12 – Senior
    In addition to gaining a first-class education, your child
                                                                      Secondary High School
    will learn first-hand about the Australian way of life and will   CRICOS Code: 073980K
    acquire high-level English skills.
                                                                      International students who enrol in senior secondary
                                                                      school (Years 11 and 12) and successfully complete the
    Primary school                                                    course are awarded a Higher School Certificate (HSC).

    The Kindergarten to Year 6 primary school curriculum              The HSC is a full two-year program with assessment
    covers six key subject areas:                                     tasks in each subject, practical work or fieldwork for
                                                                      some subjects and a final written examination in each
    •	   English                       •	   Personal Development,     course at the end of Year 12.
    •	   Mathematics                        Health and Physical
    •	   Science and Technology             Education                 Most subjects offer two unit courses. Students are
    •	   Human Society and its         •	   Creative Arts.            required to study a minimum of 12 units in Year 11 and
         Environment                                                  a minimum of 10 units for the Year 12 HSC.

    There are no English language entry requirements for              The only compulsory subject for the HSC is English
    primary school children in Kindergarten to Year 5. Students       or English as a Second Language (ESL).
    in Year 6 who need to improve their English language skills
    before starting high school may complete an intensive             Students can select from a variety of subjects:
    English program.
                                                                      •	   Mathematics (with extensions)
                                                                      •	   Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
    It is a condition of enrolment for children in Kindergarten
                                                                      •	   Information Technology
    to Year 4 that they must reside with a parent during their
                                                                      •	   Economics, Business Studies, Geography, Ancient
    enrolment. Children enrolled in Year 5 and Year 6 can
                                                                           or Modern History, Legal Studies
    reside with a parent or a direct relative approved by the
                                                                      •	   A choice of 40 languages so your child may
    Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC).
                                                                           study their own language
                                                                      •	   Design and Technology
    Years 7 to 10 – Junior Secondary                                  •	   Food Technology
                                                                      •	   Creative Arts (Music, Art, Drama)
    High School                                                       •	   Personal Development, Health and Physical
                                                                           Education.
    CRICOS Code: 073979C

                                                                      The Universities Admissions Centre calculates a rank
    Compulsory subjects for students include:
                                                                      order of students known as the Australian Tertiary
    •	   English                      •	    Technology                Admissions Rank (ATAR) which is based on their HSC
    •	   Mathematics                  •	    Music                     results. This ranking system is used to allocate university
    •	   Science                      •	    Visual Arts               placements for all students seeking enrolment in
    •	   History                      •	    Personal Development,
                                                                      Australian universities.
    •	   Geography                          Health and Physical
    •	   Languages                          Education.




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      International students consistently excel and
      successfully matriculate to universities in Australia                                                   Our curric
      and overseas with high-level skills to face the                                                                    ulum,
                                                                                                                 learning
      challenges of their future studies and careers.                                                        outcomes
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Outstanding HSC graduates
Each year, international students in NSW government             In 2009, the top-performing international student, Zhengyang
schools achieve outstanding (HSC) results with over 25%         Elizabeth Hu achieved an ATAR of 99.7 and, in 2008, the top
of international students listed attaining top results in the   student was Huy Long Nguyen with an ATAR of 99.85.
state. Over 200 international students from more than
60 schools are listed annually on the HSC Honour Roll for       NSW government schools have a consistent record of
achieving a result over 90.                                     international students as high academic achievers who
                                                                come from many countries including China, Vietnam, Korea,
In 2010, the top performing international student was           Bangladesh, Cambodia and Germany.
Manh Tue Truong who achieved an outstanding Australian
Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) score of 99.9 and was           Most international students continue their studies at
dux of his school. There were seven students with ATAR          Australian and overseas universities or enrol in Diploma-to-
scores over 99 and six were dux of their school.                Degree courses with TAFE NSW Institutes.


                      “Studying at a NSW government                                “The teachers have taught me to
                      school, I was given opportunities                            research, plan and organise how to study
                      to build team work and leadership                            well. The courses I have done in high
                      skills and meet people with different                        school really gave me the fundamental
                      language and culture backgrounds.”                           support to prepare myself for studies at
                                                                                   university and my future career.”
                      Manh Tue Truong, Vietnam
                      2010 HSC Honour Roll                                         Ruixuan Catherine Lu, China
                      Academic Achievement Award                                   2010 HSC Honour Roll
                      Dux of Homebush Boys High School                             Dux of Killarney Heights High School
                      Now studying Medicine,                                       Now studying Commerce,
                      University of NSW                                            University of NSW

                      “At my NSW government school,                                “At my school I was able to improve
                      the teachers not only helped my                              my interpersonal skills and interact
                      studies but my personal life too.                            with friends from all over the
                      They have become my family                                   world. I am more independent and
                      members. Year 12 was the best                                confident as a young adult after my
                      year of my life.”                                            two years school experience.”
                      Yeaji Eum, Korea                                             Zhengyang Elizabeth Hu, China
                      2010 HSC Honour Roll                                         2009 HSC Honour Roll
                      Willoughby Girls High School                                 Academic Achievement Award
                      Now studying Law and Commerce,                               Dux of Beverly Hills Girls High School
                      University of Sydney                                         Now studying Commerce,
                                                                                   University of Sydney

                      “With the skills, knowledge and                              “At my school I specialised in
                      confidence I gained studying at                              languages and the amazing facilities
                      a NSW government school, I was                               made learning much easier. My Italian
                      well prepared for university and                             teachers took a group of us to Italy for
                      my future.”                                                  intensive language training - it was a
                                                                                   truly amazing opportunity. Australia
                      Huy Long Nguyen, Vietnam
                                                                                   opened so many doors for me.”
                      2008 HSC Honour Roll
                      Academic Achievement Award                                   Xu Alex Ding, China
                      Dux of Ashfield Boys High School                             2007 HSC Honour Roll
                      Now studying Pharmacy,                                       Dux of Blakehurst High School
                      University of Sydney                                         Bachelor of Modern Languages and
                                                                                   Linguistics, Oxford University (UK)


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       Intensive English Programs
    Intensive English Language                                      •	   Cleveland Street Intensive
                                                                         English High School
                                                                                                      •	
                                                                                                      •	
                                                                                                           Fairfield
                                                                                                           Holroyd
    Centres                                                         •	
                                                                    •	
                                                                         Bankstown
                                                                         Beverly Hills
                                                                                                      •	
                                                                                                      •	
                                                                                                           Kogarah
                                                                                                           Lurnea
                                                                    •	   Cabramatta                   •	   Marrickville
    Students who need to improve their English skills before        •	   Chatswood                    •	   Marsden
    they enrol at a NSW government high school can apply            •	   Chester Hill                 •	   Miller
    for an intensive English language course at a NSW               •	   Evans                        •	   Warrawong.
    government Intensive English Centre (IEC).
                                                                    TAFE NSW English Language
    The advantage of attending an IEC is that teaching takes
    place in a government school location. The course introduces    Centres
    students to the Australian school system and provides
    intensive English language tuition, orientation and welfare     TAFE NSW Institutes also provide an English Preparation
    support. This helps students adjust to their studies quickly.   for High School course for students aged 15 years and over.

    University trained and fully-qualified English as a Second      The course is conducted every 5 weeks and is designed
    Language (ESL) teachers provide lessons in English for          to introduce students to the Australian school system.
    key high school subjects.                                       University-trained teachers instruct students in English
                                                                    language and in concepts used in the main high school
    Students benefit from small classes (maximum of 18              subjects. Students have access to computers, video and
    students) and have access to computers, video and               library facilities, and modern language laboratories and
    library facilities and modern language laboratories.            are taught in small classes of up to 18 students.

    Students generally study an intensive English course            TAFE NSW English Language Centre locations:
    for up to 20 weeks. They then move into a transition
    program that helps them successfully integrate into             •	   Hunter Institute (Newcastle College)
    studies at their nominated high school.                         •	   Northern Sydney Institute (Crows Nest College)
                                                                    •	   South Western Sydney Institute (Liverpool College)
    All placements are age and competency appropriate.              •	   Sydney Institute (Ultimo College)

    IECs provide intensive English programs in the following        TAFE NSW - Technical and Further Education Commission
    NSW government high schools in Sydney and Wollongong:           CRICOS Code: 00591E




                                           “As an international student, I experienced the difficulties of the
                                           English language. However, my teachers and classmates were
                                           always willing to help me to overcome my difficulties.”

                                           Chengkheang Chhuon, Cambodia
                                           2010 School Service Award Nominee
                                           2011 NSW Premiers International Student Award Finalist
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School entry                                                  School fees
requirements                                                  2012-2013
                                                              Primary (Kindergarten to Year 6)
Academic requirements                                         A$9,500 per student per year
                                                              Junior high school (Years 7 to 10)
Students enrolling in primary school (Kindergarten to         A$11,500 per student per year             No co
Year 6) must provide certified school reports translated      Senior high school (Years 11 and 12)   fee in urse
                                                                                                           cr
                                                                                                      in 201 eases
into English for the previous two years, with satisfactory    A$13,000 per student per year
progress in literacy and numeracy.                            Application fee                               2 an
                                                              2012 - $160                                2013 d
A list of primary schools currently accepting international   2013 - $220
students is available on our website at
www.internationalschool.edu.au                                Intensive English Centres

If you are living in New South Wales when you apply, the      High school preparation course
DEC International Students staff will endeavour to locate     A$7,000 per student for 2 terms (20 weeks) or
a primary school close to your residential address.           A$350 per student per week

Years 7 to 10 – Junior Secondary                              TAFE NSW English Language Centres

Students enrolling in Years 7 to 10 must provide              High school preparation course
evidence that they are serious students with good             A$350 per student per week
grades in the main academic courses.                          Application fee
                                                              $150
Years 11 and 12 – Senior Secondary
                                                              Other fees
Students entering the preliminary course (Year 11) must
have completed the NSW School Certificate (Year 10) or        Airport pick-up
its equivalent in Australia or overseas.                      A$140 GST inclusive
                                                              Accommodation placement fee including guardianship
English requirements                                          A$250 GST inclusive
                                                              School uniforms
                                                              A$150 — A$200 GST inclusive
Students who apply to enter a NSW government high
                                                              Homestay weekly fee
school must provide evidence that they meet at least one
                                                              $240 — $300 depending on location and program
of the following requirements:
                                                              Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
                                                              Students must pay OSHC for the length of their visa
Successful completion of an approved intensive English
                                                              $429 per year (fees subject to review)
language course OR
                                                              School transfer fee
                                                              2012 - $200
Secondary studies conducted in English for a minimum
                                                              2013 - $400
of two years OR

Achieved required results in an approved English
language test (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, AEAS, SLEP or STEP
EIKEN tests)




“The best thing about being a student in a NSW government school
was that I was able to meet amazing friends. My studies really prepared
me confidently for what I want to do in future which is to be a high
school teacher.
I recommend a NSW government school because it has a lot of
resources and technology.”
Sadika Gazi Krinton, Bangladesh
Winner 2010 School Service Award
2011 NSW Premiers International Student Award Finalist
Sadika Gazi is now studying a Bachelor of Science with Diploma of
Education at Macquarie University
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     Accommodation, welfare,
     uniform and transport
     Accommodation                                                 Homestay costs generally range from A$240 to A$300 per
                                                                   week depending on the location in New South Wales.
                                                                   School staff maintain contact with homestay host families
     Students perform better in school when they live in a
                                                                   to ensure that each student adjusts well to living and
     supportive family environment so the NSW Department of
                                                                   studying in Australia.
     Education and Communities requires international students
     under 18 years of age to live with a parent or approved
     guardian or carer.                                            School uniform
     Primary school students in Kindergarten to Year 4 must live   NSW government schools have a uniform policy and most
     with one or both parents for the duration of their studies    schools require students to wear the school uniform as part
     and students in Year 5 and Year 6 may live with a parent or   of the school rules or code of conduct. Schools will provide
     direct relative approved by the Department of Immigration     you with information about their uniform requirements.
     and Citizenship (DIAC).
                                                                   A typical uniform would be grey or navy trousers and
     High school students in Year 7 and Year 8 must live           white shirt for boys, a skirt or trousers in school colours
     with a parent or a nominated direct relative. Students in     with white shirt for girls, and a school jumper or sweater. A
     Year 9 to Year 12 who choose not to live with a parent        school uniform usually costs between A$150 and A$200.
     or direct relative must live in DEC-approved homestay
     accommodation.
                                                                   School hours
     Homestay accommodation provides students with                 School hours are generally between 9:00 am and 3:30 pm
     a safe place to live and a unique opportunity for             Monday to Friday. Strict attendance is required. Students
     international students to learn more about Australian         are allocated homework and assignments to be completed
     life and to improve their English language skills by living   outside school hours. This homework is compulsory and
     with an Australian host family.                               contributes to your child’s overall assessment.




        School Calendar
        The academic school year in New South Wales is divided into four terms.

                      2012                      2013                    2014                      2015
                      27 January to             29 January to           28 January to             27 January to
         Term 1       5 April                   12 April                11 April                  2 April
                      23 April to               29 April to             28 April to               20 April to
         Term 2       29 June                   28 June                 27 June                   26 June
                      16 July to                15 July to              14 July to                13 July to
         Term 3       21 September              20 September            19 September              18 September
                      8 October to              8 October to            7 October to              6 October to
         Term 4       21 December               20 December             19 December               18 December


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Transport networks
Public transport provides students with easy access       School bus timetables are available at your school. Free
by train, bus or ferry. Buses connect with railways to    timetables are available from train and bus stations
transport students to and from school. The CityRail map   and ferry terminals, or on the NSW Transport website
below shows Sydney train, bus and ferry links.            www.131500.com.au




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     Check out our
     website information
     www.internationalschool.edu.au
     For information on NSW government schools, use our online schools locator. This will give you a description of each
     school, Google Maps to check locations and student testimonials.




     Watch videos >




     See online school profiles with Google map locations >




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Access information in a variety of languages >




Read our e-brochures >




Four easy ways to apply
International students who want to enrol in a NSW government school should complete the Department of Education and
Communities International Student Application Form and attach certified documents. There are four ways to apply.


                Online via our website                                             By mail
                www.internationalschool.edu.au                                     Post the application form from our brochure or
                (credit card only)                                                 the website to DEC International Students Centre,
                                                                                   Locked Bag 53, Darlinghurst NSW 1300 Australia


                Through our registered agents                                      In person
                for a full list of our agents worldwide, go to                     DEC International Students Centre
                www.internationalschool.edu.au                                     827-839 George Street
                                                                                   Broadway NSW 2007 Australia

The NSW Department of Education and Communities – Schools Provider Code on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and
Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) is 00588M.

The information in this brochure is correct as at June 2011. It is advisable to contact DEC International Students Centre or visit our
website www.internationalschool.edu.au for up-to-date information.
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     New South Wales                                                                                                   Gold Coast Airport

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                                                                                                                                                Byron Bay
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                  Bossley Park
                  Canley Vale
                                                                                                                                         1                Pittwater       Avalon

                  Greenfield Park
                                                                                                                                                   Asquith                Mona Vale
                                                                                                                                 Cherrybrook                            Narrabeen
                                           Blue Mountains
                                                                                                                                                     Turramurra                             Hornsby
                                                                                                                                     Castle Hill                                            St Ives
                                                                                                                                                      Frenchs Forest                  Balgowlah
                                                                           Penrith       St Marys
                  Birrong                                                                                          Blacktown         Eastwood                                         Cromer
                  Condell Park                                                    Glenmore   Mount Druitt                     Carlingford               Killarney Heights             Manly
                                                                                      Park                                                    Epping
                  Chester Hill                                                                                                            Ryde       Chatswood
                                                                                                                               Parramatta
                                                                                                                    Granville
                                                                                                                                     Hunters Hill      Willoughby
                                                                                                        Greystanes       Auburn                         North Sydney/Mosman
               Casula                                                                                                                                                                   Lane Cove
               Moorebank                                                                                         Cabramatta
                                                                                                                                    Lidcombe                   Ultimo                   Gladesville
               Miller
                                                                                                                             Fairfield     Ashfield                                    Concord
                                                                                                                                                         Glebe         Dover Heights Strathfield
                                                                                                                 Liverpool         Bankstown         Surry Hills
                                                                                                                                                                      Randwick          Burwood
                    Panania

                                                                                                                                                                 Sydney
                                                                                                                                       Beverly Hills                                    Croydon
                    Illawong                                                                                               Menai                                                        Campsie
                                                                                                                                             Hurstville                                 Enfield

                                              South Western                                        Macquarie Fields
                                                                                                                                 Oatley           Kogarah
                                                                                                                                          Blakehurst
                                                                                                                                                     Maroubra       2                  Tempe
                                                                                                                                                                                       Marrickville

                                                 Sydney
                                                                                                                      Jannali                                                          Canterbury
                                                                                                                  Sutherland                                                           Dulwich Hill
                                                                                                                                   Miranda
                                                                                                                                                    Cronulla                        Kingsgrove
                                                    3                               Campbelltown
                                                                                                                                                                                      Sylvania
                                                                                 Picton                                                                                               Gymea
                                                                                                                                                                                      Caringbah




                                                                                                                                               Please refer to www.maps.google.com.au
                                                                                                                                 ?             and enter school addresses to see
14                                                                                                                                             accurate geographical locations
NSW GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT APPLICATION FORM
Please complete the application form in English. PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY IN CAPITAL LETTERS.

   Part 1 Student details
       Surname or Family Name

                     Given Name(s)

    Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY)                       /           /                             Male       Female        Nationality

                   Country of Birth                                                                             Passport Number

   If you are currently living outside Australia, please provide your overseas address. If you are already living in Australia, please provide your Australian address.
                 Number and Street

             Suburb / Town / City                                                                                                               Postcode/Zip code

                              Country
           Home Phone Number                  +                                                            Mobile Phone Number +
                  (including country code)                                                                      (including country code)

          Student Email Address


   Part 2 Parent details
           Father’s Family Name                                                                             Father’s Given Name

          Mother’s Family Name                                                                              Mother’s Given Name

                 Number and Street

             Suburb / Town / City                                                                                                               Postcode/Zip code

                              Country
           Home Phone Number                  +                                                            Mobile Phone Number +
                  (including country code)                                                                      (including country code)

                     Email Address


   Part 3 Visa and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
   Do you hold a current Australian visa?                  Yes         No       If yes, what type?                                                  Expiry date

   Where will you lodge the student visa application?                 Country                                                                             City

   Do you already have OSHC cover?                         Yes         No If yes, name of current provider                                          Expiry date


   Part 4 Accommodation and welfare
   International students under 18 years of age must have appropriate accommodation and welfare arrangements for the period of study in Australia. Students under
   18 years must have a NSW resident guardian/carer. Parents must nominate one of the following accommodation and welfare options.
   Please tick          one option only:

         1. I nominate a Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) approved relative to provide accommodation, welfare and airport reception. If the student is
         applying for primary school, this option must be selected. Students in Years 7 and 8 must reside with a relative who can provide parental care and supervision.
         2. I nominate a person over 21 years of age residing in NSW to provide accommodation, welfare and airport reception. I request that NSW Department of
         Education and Communities approve these arrangements as the welfare provider. This option is only available for students applying for Year 9 or higher.
         Students in Years 7 and 8 must reside with a relative who can provide parental care and supervision.
         3. I request the NSW Department of Education and Communities to arrange accommodation, welfare and airport reception. This option is only available for
         students applying for Year 9 or higher. Students will be placed in approved homestay accommodation.
   Complete the details below if you selected option 1 or 2 above:
                 Name of Nominee                                                                                              Relationship to Student

                 Number and Street

             Suburb / Town / City

                            Postcode                                 Home Phone                                                       Mobile Phone

                     Email Address


   Part 5 Education and English language proficiency
   School Education                          Highest grade / Year level achieved                       School Name
   English Proficiency                             I have taken a recognised English language test (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, AEAS, STEP)
                                                                                                                               Date of test                               /
                                                  Name of test                                        Score                                (DD/MM/YYYY)
                                                                                                                                                                  /
                                                  English is the language of instruction at my current school

   Part 6 School program and placement
   a) Please nominate the program you wish to enter
   Primary                                        Kindergarten           Year 1               Year 2               Year 3              Year 4               Year 5        Year 6
   Secondary                                      Year 7                 Year 8               Year 9               Year 10             Years 11 and 12

   Study Abroad
   (short-term enrolments)                        Year 9                 Year 10              Year 11
   Please nominate                                3 months               6 months             9 months             12 months
   preferred duration                                                                                                                                                                       15
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       b) Preferred start date and year (including Intensive English program if required)                         d) Preferred subjects (Year 11 students and Study Abroad students must
             Term 1                Term 2         Term 3             Term 4                                       complete this section) e.g. Mathematics, Science subjects, Foreign languages,
                                                                                                     Year         Economics, Business Studies, Music, History, etc.
             January               April          July               October
       c) Preferred schools for enrolment in order of preference. To search for a                                 1        English (compulsory)
       school go to www.internationalschool.edu.au
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       Do you have a brother or sister already enrolled in a NSW government school?
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             Yes                No If yes, name of school

       Part 7 Intensive English language preparation for high school
       I wish to enrol in an Intensive English Preparation for High School program                          Yes           No             If yes, please tick          one option only:
               1. I wish to enrol in an Intensive English program within the NSW government school system. Students will be placed at an Intensive English Centre (IEC)
               close to their high school.

               2. I wish to enrol at a TAFE NSW English Language Centre prior to school enrolment. This option is only available for students aged 15 years or over.
                      Crows Nest (Northern Sydney Institute)                  Liverpool (South Western Sydney Institute)                    Newcastle (Hunter Institute)              Ultimo (Sydney Institute)
               TAFE NSW - Technical and Further Education Commission CRICOS Provider Code: 00591E

               3. I have applied to, or I am already enrolled in, a private ELICOS college.

               College Name                                                                                       Start Date                                           End Date


       Part 8 Special circumstances and relevant previous history (answer all questions)
       a) Do you have any disabilities or medical conditions?                            Yes          No          Did this involve being suspended or expelled from any previous school?
       If yes, please specify and provide details                                                                                                                                                 Yes           No
                                                                                                                  If yes, was this for (please tick            if relevant):

                                                                                                                        Actual violence to any person
       b) To your knowledge is there anything in your history or circumstances
       (including medical history) which might pose a risk of any type to you, other                                    Illegal drugs
       students, or staff at the school?                                    Yes      No                                 Possession of a weapon or any item that may cause injury
       If yes, provide a brief description of your medical or other history
                                                                                                                        Threats of violence or intimidation of staff, students, or others at school
                                                                                                                  d) Have you been involved in any other incidents of the kind listed above
                                                                                                                  outside the school setting?                                       Yes                         No
       c) Have you any past history of violent behaviour?                                Yes          No          If yes, please provide brief details
       If yes, please provide details




       Part 9 Declaration
       I/We declare that all information provided with this application form is correct and that I/we have
       read and understood and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions on this form. These terms                      Student
       and conditions together with any offer letter sent by DEC in response to the application will, upon                Signature
       payment of fees, constitute a written agreement between the parents (student if over 18 years) and
       DEC for the purpose of the ESOS Act 2000 and the National Code of Practice 2007.                                  Print Name
       I/We agree that in the event that false, inaccurate or misleading information is provided, DEC
       reserves the right to cancel the enrolment.
                                                                                                                                              Date (DD/MM/YYYY)                   /           /
       I/We agree that when I/the student am/is accepted for enrolment in a NSW government school
       I/We must comply with and ensure the student complies with the terms and conditions of enrolment.
       I/We understand and consent that personal information provided by the student to the NSW                              Parent
       Department of Education and Communities may be made available to the health insurance provider,                    Signature
       Commonwealth and State agencies, pursuant to obligations under the ESOS Act 2000 and the
       National Code of Practice 2007 and to any contractors engaged by NSW DEC to provide advice or
                                                                                                                         Print Name
       services in connection with any aspect of NSW DEC’s international student program or operation.
       I/We hereby consent to being contacted in connection with this application and any subsequent
       enrolment by text message, email or other electronic means and note that I/we may at any time opt                                      Date (DD/MM/YYYY)                   /           /
       out of being contacted by any such electronic means by contacting the DEC International Students
       Centre and so advising.
       I/We consent to the student named in this application form:                                                    DEC Declaration
       • attending and participating in school activities, including excursions and trips arranged by the             Personal information you supply and consent to being contacted is to be used by DEC/
            school, and                                                                                               TAFE NSW in connection with an application for a student to study in NSW. Provision of
       • in the event of an emergency, using ambulance transportation and/or receiving such medical or                information is voluntary but, if not provided, that application may be hindered.
            surgical treatment as may be deemed necessary.                                                            DEC/TAFE NSW will not disclose personal information to outside parties other than
       I/We are responsible for costs incurred in providing medical treatment and associated services for             as provided in this form unless required by law, you consent or it is needed to prevent
       the student.                                                                                                   serious threat to a person’s health or safety. You can access and correct personal
       I/We agree that if there is any difference in meaning in the provision of the English version and any          information by contacting the DEC International Students Centre.
       translated version of this form or the Terms and Conditions to me/us, the English version is to prevail.



       Part 10 Agent details
       I confirm that I have briefed the applicant and parents on the Terms and Conditions relating to this application and provided the applicant with relevant information
       on NSW government schools consistent with the requirements of the ESOS Act 2000 and the National Code 2007.

           Signature
                                                                                                    Date (DD/MM/YYYY)                   /           /

       Agent Name
                                                                                                                                                                                      Agent
                                                                                                                                                                                  Representative
             Address
       Phone Number +
                                                                                                                                                                                      Stamp
     (including country code)
                                                                                               Fax Number +

                 Email


Send application form and certified documents to: DEC International Students Centre Locked Bag 53 Darlinghurst NSW 1300 Australia or email: isc@det.nsw.edu.au
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    CHECKLIST                                                                             TERMS AND CONDITIONS
    Please check to ensure you have attached the following to your application:           Please retain a copy of the terms and conditions for your records.
         A recent passport-sized photograph of the student
                                                                                          REVIEW OF TUITION FEES
         Certified copy of the student’s birth certificate, or family register, or          NSW Department of Education and Communities reserves the right to review
         passport page(s) with personal particulars
                                                                                          its fees. If tuition fees are increased you will be required to pay the new fees as
         If a relative is the nominated guardian, completed DEC Guardianship form
                                                                                          they are introduced. If you defer your course, you will be required to pay the fees
         and proof of identity must be provided e.g. certified copy of passport and
         visa or proof of Australian Citizenship                                          which apply at your new commencement date.
         Certified copies of school reports for the last two years with certified
         English translations, including academic and English level achieved              SCHOOL FEE PAYMENT
         Official results of any formal examinations including Junior High School          Students commencing school in term 1:
         Graduation Certificate, HKCEE, etc                                                • Must pay Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and either twelve months’
         Application fee which is non-refundable                                            tuition fee or six months’ tuition fee with the balance payable by the end of
         Study Abroad students: English teacher’s recommendation letter or                  Term 1.
         English test results                                                             Students commencing school in term 2:
    If the student is in Australia at time of application, please also provide:           • Must pay the OSHC and the tuition fee for the rest of the year.
         Certified copy of passport and current visa                                       Students commencing school in term 3:
         Evidence of appropriate accommodation and welfare arrangements e.g.              • Must pay the OSHC and either twelve months’ tuition fee or six months’
         a police clearance for relatives or a copy of Confirmation of Appropriate           tuition fee with the balance payable by the end of Term 4.
         Accommodation and Welfare (CAAW) form from your current provider                 Students commencing school in term 4:
         Completed Request for Approval of Accommodation/Welfare                          • Must pay the OSHC and tuition fees for term 4 of the current year and six
         Arrangements form available from the International Students Centre
                                                                                            months’ tuition fees for the following year.
         English language course progress reports (if student studying English)
         A copy of the membership card from your current overseas student health          Continuing Students
         insurance provider                                                               • Must pay twelve months’ school fees for the following year by the end of
    Please send your completed application to: DEC International Students Centre            Term 4, or six months’ fees by the end of Term 4 and the balance owing by
    Postal address and email details are at the bottom of this page.                        the end of Term 1.
    SCHOOL FEES 2012 - 2013
                                                                                          Refund Policy
     Fee Type                                                                 Amount
                                                                                          Application fees, airport pick-up fee and accommodation placement fee
     Application Fee (GST inclusive and non-refundable)                 2012 A$160        (including guardian arrangement) are not refundable.
                                                                        2013 A$220
     2012 - 2013 Tuition Fees*                                                            Tuition fees are not refundable if:
     • Primary fees per student per year                                      A$9,500     • The student fails to comply with the conditions of enrolment at the school or
                                                                                            English Language Centre
     • Junior Secondary fees per student per year                            A$11,500
                                                                                          • The student breaches the visa requirements of his or her visa as imposed by
     • Senior Secondary fees per student per year                            A$13,000       the Australian government
     • Intensive English fees per student for 2 terms (20 weeks)              A$7,000     • The student/parent provides false, inaccurate or misleading information
                                                                                          • The student withdraws during the TAFE NSW English Language Centre
     • Intensive English fees per student per week                                A$350
                                                                                            English for High School Preparation program. No refund will be given for
     *Tuition fees cover the charges for tuition and administration (includes text          the English language component.
     book hire and excursions up to the value of A$200).
    TAFE NSW English Language Fees                                                        Part or whole of the tuition fees are refundable for NSW government
     For students enrolling in a TAFE NSW English Centre                                  schools under the following circumstances:
                                                                                          • 100% of school tuition fees paid will be refunded if the student is refused a
     • Application fee* (GST inclusive and non-refundable)                        A$150
                                                                                            visa before commencing the course
     • Tuition fees (English for High School Preparation) per week                A$350   • If the student commences study at a NSW government school before the
     *A$150 Application fee applies to combined TAFE NSW English Language                   student visa application has been processed and it is subsequently rejected,
     and High School packaged courses.                                                      a pro rata refund of tuition fees paid will be made
    Other Fees                                                                            • A fee of 20% of the whole of the annual fee (whether the whole or any part of
     Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) per student per year                    A$429     the relevant annual fee has been paid) will be charged to cover administration
                                                                                            costs and charges if the student is withdrawn by the parent or legal guardian*
     Students must pay OSHC for the entire length of their visa. Health cover rate
                                                                                            for any reason prior to the proposed commencement at the school
     is subject to review.
                                                                                          • If the student is withdrawn by the parent/guardian for any reason on or after
     Airport pick-up fee (GST inclusive)                                          A$140     the student’s proposed commencement date at a school, the parent or legal
     Accommodation placement fee including guardianship                           A$250     guardian* must give notice of at least one school term duration in advance.
     (GST inclusive)                                                                        A refund of fees will only apply to a term that has not commenced and only
     School uniforms (GST inclusive)                                      A$150-$200        after the expiration of one term’s written notice. (For example: if a current
                                                                                            term has commenced, the following term will be considered as the notice
     School transfer fee                                                2012 A$200
                                                                                            period and fees paid for it will not be refunded, only fees paid for a term
                                                                        2013 A$400
                                                                                            beyond the first two terms will be refunded). Additionally, a fee equal to 20%
     This fee applies to students who request a change of school after the school           of the whole of the annual fee payable (whether the whole or only part of the
     placement is confirmed with the Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).
                                                                                            relevant annual fee has been paid) will be charged to cover administrative
    Fees must be paid in Australian dollars by one of the following methods:
    • By credit card (MasterCard or Visa)                                                   costs and expenses
    • By cash or cheque at any Westpac Bank in Australia                                  • Students in Year 12 who sit for the HSC are regarded as enrolled for the
    • By cash, cheque or credit card at any Australian Post Office                           whole year and are not entitled to a refund for Term 4
    • Via BPAY in Australia                                                               • If the student becomes an Australian permanent resident, the student will
    • By bank draft/bank cheque made payable to the NSW Department of                       be entitled to a full refund of the remaining fees from the date the student
      Education and Communities and received by DEC International Students                  became an Australian permanent resident
      Centre. The NSW Department of Education and Communities will not be                 • If the student becomes an Australian temporary resident, the student will
      responsible for money paid to a third party.
                                                                                            have to pay fees under the Temporary Residents Program



    Application fee payment (credit card)
                                                                                                            Card Type        Visa       Mastercard
               Amount A$
                                                                                           Card Expiry Date (MM/YY)             /
        Card Number
                                                                                                Cardholder Signature
       Name on Card

Send application form and certified documents to: DEC International Students Centre Locked Bag 53 Darlinghurst NSW 1300 Australia or email: isc@det.nsw.edu.au
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     Part or whole of the tuition fees are refundable for the TAFE NSW English           Expectations of the TAFE NSW English Language Centres (if student is
     Language component of the combined TAFE NSW English Language and                    enrolled in English for High School Preparation)
     High School packaged course under the following circumstances:                      TAFE NSW English Language Centres will:
     • 100% of the tuition fees paid will be refunded if a student is refused a visa     • Provide intensive English language preparation for high school
     • 90% of the tuition fees paid will be refunded if a student withdraws 4 weeks      • Arrange for the student to be met at Sydney Airport by a representative of
       (28 days) or more PRIOR to the commencement date of their English course            TAFE NSW or the nominated homestay provider (if any), and for the student
     • 80% of the tuition fees paid will be refunded if a student withdraws within the     to be accompanied to the nominated accommodation, if this has been
       final 4 weeks (28 days) PRIOR to the commencement date of their English              requested and paid for by the parent
       course                                                                            • Organise homestay accommodation and guardianship, if this has been
     • If a student completes the English course earlier than expected, the                requested and paid for by the parent.
       remainder of fees for sessions not commenced will be transferred to the
       government school. Each session is 5 weeks in duration.                           Expectations of Students
                                                                                         The student:
     PROVIDER DEFAULT                                                                    • Is subject to the requirements of the ESOS Act 2000 and National Code 2007
                                                                                           and must comply with the school enrolment conditions and requirements in
     In the unlikely event that NSW Department of Education and Communities is
                                                                                           respect of international students
     unable to deliver the intended course, you will be offered a refund of all the
                                                                                         • Must comply with student visa requirements and Australian laws
     course fees you have paid to date. The refund will be paid to you within 2
                                                                                         • Must reside at approved accommodation while under 18 years and comply
     weeks of the day on which the course ceased being provided. Students who
                                                                                           with homestay requirements
     are unable to study their preferred subjects will be offered placement at another
                                                                                         • Must meet attendance and course requirements
     NSW government school.
                                                                                         • Must not engage in any activity that may endanger the safety of themselves
                                                                                           or any other persons
     Refund Procedures
                                                                                         • Must return books and materials which are the property of the school when
     • Requests for refunds must be made in writing by the parent or legal guardian*
                                                                                           they complete the course or withdraw
       to the NSW Department of Education and Communities.
                                                                                         • Must return laptop computers if they leave the school or withdraw prior to the
     • Refunds will be processed within four (4) weeks from receipt of the written
                                                                                           end of Year 12.
       request if it includes all required information.
     • A written statement will be provided to the student to explain how the refund
                                                                                         Expectations of the Parent and Student over 18
       is calculated.
                                                                                         The parent and any student over 18 must:
                                                                                         • Ensure the student obtains the appropriate student visa
     * Legal guardian does not include the guardian/carer approved by Immigration
                                                                                         • Ensure requirements are met and maintained for accommodation and welfare
     or the Department of Education and Communities as required for a student visa
                                                                                           arrangements for students under 18 years
                                                                                         • Notify the DEC International Students Centre and the school immediately
     Expectations of NSW government schools
                                                                                           if the student’s studies are terminated, or there are any changes to the
     NSW government schools will:
                                                                                           student’s visa status
     • Provide the student with the same level of instruction and educational
                                                                                         • Ensure any change to the student’s address (unless arranged through DEC) is
       services as normally provided to other students of the schools enrolled at the
                                                                                           advised in writing to the school within 7 days
       same year level
                                                                                         • Ensure that at least one parent or a relative who is able to provide parental
     • Provide an orientation program for the student
                                                                                           care and supervision is living with the student (if the student is enrolled in
     • Monitor the welfare of the student and provide counselling and ongoing
                                                                                           Years 7 or 8)
       support while the student is enrolled at the school
                                                                                         • Ensure that at least one parent lives with the student (if the student is
     • Provide a minimum of two written school reports a year (sent to the parents
                                                                                           enrolled in primary school)
       and guardian/carer)
                                                                                         • Pay the required fees.
     • Appoint one or more staff member(s) to act as point of contact for students,
       who have access to up-to-date details of support services for students
                                                                                         No Obligation
     • Provide English as a Second Language support for the student at school, if
                                                                                         The Department of Education and Communities does not represent or
       required
                                                                                         guarantee that the student will:
     • Approve accommodation and welfare arrangements for students under 18
                                                                                         • Be accepted for enrolment at a specific school
       years, if requested, and paid for by parents and assist in the arrangement
                                                                                         • Successfully complete studies undertaken
       of homestay, guardianship and airport reception through DEC approved
                                                                                         • Successfully complete the NSW Higher School Certificate (Year 12)
       homestay providers
                                                                                         • Gain entry into a tertiary institution.
     • Pay commission to an agent registered with NSW Department of Education
       and Communities
                                                                                         Complaints Procedure
     • Receive commission from health insurance providers for the processing of
                                                                                         If the student or parent has any complaint(s) about the services provided
       overseas students health cover fees.
                                                                                         by the school or the relevant fees, attempts should be made to resolve the
                                                                                         problem with the relevant staff before lodging the complaint. Full details of the
                                                                                         complaints procedure is available from the DEC International Students Centre
                                                                                         or at www.internationalschool.edu.au. So far as relevant, complaints will be
                                                                                         handled upon the same basis as a complaint from a student or parent ordinarily
                                                                                         resident in NSW.

                                                                                         Breach of Terms and Conditions
                                                                                         Any breach of these terms and conditions may result in the termination of the
                                                                                         student’s enrolment.




     Applications and certified documents to:
     DEC International Students Centre                                                   Telephone: + 61 2 8289 4777
     NSW Department of Education and Communities                                         Fax:       + 61 2 9244 5844
     Locked Bag 53                                                                       Website:   www.internationalschool.edu.au
     Darlinghurst NSW 1300 Australia
     OR
     Email: isc@det.nsw.edu.au
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     DEC International Students Centre                                             AGENT REPRESENTATIVE STAMP
     NSW Department of Education and Communities
     Locked Bag 53 Darlinghurst NSW 1300 Australia
     Email:     isc@det.nsw.edu.au
     Telephone: + 61 2 8289 4777

     www.internationalschool.edu.au
     CRICOS Provider Name: NSW Department of Education and Communities – Schools
     CRICOS Provider Code: 00588M
     Printed: June 2011

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