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10 Steps To Going On Exchange
Congratulations! You are well on your way. Here is the step-by-step process of how to successfully become a WEP exchange student*
1. Research your Options
2. Collect more Information
3. Complete WEP’s Application
Click Here to download our program material and request access to our online application form.
4. Apply to Discover the World!
Applications are assessed at our head office before an informal interview is arranged with a WEP representative in your local area.
Ensure that every section is completed and that your application is accompanied by a $500 deposit. **
5. Program Acceptance
Your application is sent to the international host organisation. WEP sends you notification of acceptance and the overseas organisation commences the search for your host family and school.
6. Preparation Begins
From now on we will be in touch with you on a regular basis and offer tips, advice and information about all program components. At the same time, you learn as much as possible about your host country and language.
7. Preparation Continues
You and your parents attend a pre-departure orientation session in Australia.
8. Exciting News!
Information is received about your host family, school and community. If necessary, documentation and assistance to obtain your visa is provided.
You fly out of Australia to begin your adventure!
10. 24-hour Support
You and your family receive around the clock emergency support from WEP for the duration of your program.
* Only students enrolled in school in New South Wales, Queensland or Victoria are eligible to apply.
** A deposit fee of $500 must accompany the application form. This fee is divided into two instalments, the first ($100) on submission of the form, ‘Start Your WEP Application Now’, and the second ($400) on submission of a complete online application. Withdrawal from the program, before interview, results in a full refund less $100. Full information regarding Fees, Cancellations and Refunds is available here, and with the online application.