Australian Consulate-General
Noumea, New Caledonia
French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna

Study in Australia

Australian Education Resources

Students from New Caledonia, French Polynesia and Wallis and Futuna can research and plan their Australian education via .

The site, managed by Austrade (the Australian Government’s trade, investment and education promotion agency) has a mobile-friendly design that makes it easy for students to browse courses and institutions on any handheld or desktop device.

Potential students can also interact via social media, access information about scholarships and discover the stories of other students from New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna or elsewhere.

The website includes information about Australia’s states and territories, as well as news and event feeds, in a selection of languages.

Whether you are interested in enrolling in an Australian university or Vocational Education and Training (VET) college, learning English, or attending school, we invite you to visit the website to try out its new features and to learn more about studying in Australia. 


Recognition of Australian Qualifications

Upon your return after studying, if you wish to obtain an official document in New Caledonia stating your level of qualifications obtained in Australia, you can familiarise yourself with the procedure for the recognition of these studies by contacting Laura Guyette at the Maison de l’Etudiant:

Laura Guyette
Tel: +687 29 00 64
Email: [email protected]  


Students can also visit the CIEP website:


Australia Awards Scholarships program 


The Australia Awards are prestigious international scholarships funded by the Australian Government, offering the next generation of global leaders an opportunity to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia and for high-achieving Australians to do the same overseas.  Their aim is to promote knowledge, education links and enduring ties between Australia and our neighbours. Since the 1990s, Australia Awards programs have benefited hundreds of individuals from New Caledonia, French Polynesia and Wallis and Futuna. Many awardees now hold leadership positions within the private as well as public sectors.

Applications for Australia Awards Scholarships to begin studies in 2021 are now open. Candidates can apply online until 11:59pm, 30 June 2020. More information is available here:

Wallisians and Futunans are eligible to apply for the Australia Awards Scholarships (administered by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) on the website: . In exceptional circumstances, please click here to download the application document and contact the Australian Consulate General. 


The Destination Australia program is the Australian Government’s new scholarship program to provide financial support for tertiary education students to study in regional Australia. Over 1000 scholarships will be available each year to support both domestic and international students. 

The Destination Australia scholarship program will provide financial assistance of up to $15,000 per student, per year. Tertiary institutions will administer the scholarships for individual students.

Australian tertiary institutions apply for and manage the Destination Australia scholarships. Students can apply directly to a tertiary provider, with scholarships to start from Semester 1, 2020. Please visit the Australian Department of Education’s website for further information.