The programme fee is payable in 4 instalments. The first instalment of $900 will confirm your application on the programme. The further 3 instalments are to be paid as follows:
Instalment 2, 25% due 1 September
Instalment 3, 40% due 1 October
Instalment 4, final balance due 1 November
Instalment 2, 25% due 1 April
Instalment 3, 40% due 1 May
Instalment 4, final balance due 1 June
Please note that the programme fee is due in full before departure.
Click here to download the 2020/2021 price sheet.
Medical and Travel Insurance
All exchange students are required to have an insurance cover. STS offers a very comprehensive cover. If you prefer to purchase your own cover you will need to provide full details to STS for prior assessment and acceptance that the cover is suitable.
Student visa application
Most Consulates charge application fees for their student visas. Some also require the students to travel to the Consulate for a personal interview. There may also be costs related to the issue and certification of official documents required for the studnet visa application. Contact us for more information.
Personal expenses while overseas
Personal expenses overseas include pocket money, mobile phone and internet, transportation to and from school, school lunches, language tuition if required, school uniform if required, club fees, toiletries, clothing, excursions and other travelling, excess luggage.
STS offers an optional insurance cover which protects students who need to cancel for reasons of illness, serious injury or death of an immediate family member. The cost of the insurance is $160, to be paid with the first instalment due of $900 in order to be valid.
Cancellation and refund policy
If cancellation is received more than 60 days before departure 50% of the programme fee is forfeited. Within 60 days of departure the cancellation fee is 75% of the programme fee. If at any stage it is felt by STS that a suitable placement cannot be offered the full amount paid will be refunded.
STS reserves the right to increase programme prices, but we guarantee that once you have paid your $900 deposit there will be no nasty surprises. At the time of paying your $900 deposit you will secure the published programme prices, thus be protected from increase.