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Ӱ is highly regarded globally for its academic results, broad and diverse offering of co-curricular activities, and quality and well roundedness of our graduates.

Our academic results and achievements in both the International Baccalaureate and South Australian Certificate of Education make Pembroke one of the best schools in Australia and in the world.

Pembroke is a day and boarding school that offers a diverse student cohort, reflective of the multicultural nature of the city of Adelaide, which is regarded as a top 10 most livable city in the world.

We welcome applications from all countries and backgrounds.

Boarding Arrangements

All international students who are successful in their admission to Ӱ are required to be boarding students if they do not live in Australia with at least one parent. Boarding is where students will build friendships, receive academic tutoring and support, and experience Australian culture and lifestyle in a safe, caring and supportive environment. Should a bed in Pembroke Boarding House not be available, international students will be required to reside in a school approved homestay until such time a bed in the Boarding House becomes available.


Representative Education Agents will assist International Students with the process of admission to Ӱ. Ӱ has agreements with a number of specific .

Pembroke Connect Program

The Pembroke Connect Program prepares recently arrived overseas students for study at Ӱ. The course advances students’ English language proficiency in reading, writing, listening and speaking. It also teaches a range of academic skills required to access the mainstream secondary curriculum at Ӱ. These skills include the construction of a range of oral and written texts for academic purposes, research strategies and independent study skills. Students are also introduced to Australian culture and educational approaches.

Application Process

Step 1 – Application

Application – Complete an form.

We welcome applications from international students from all over the world.

You will be required to:

  • Provide the applicant’s school reports from last two years (at minimum), translated into English and certified if required.
  • Provide a copy of the applicant’s birth certificate.
  • Provide a copy of the applicant’s passport, if available.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Agree to our Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.
Step 2 – English language requirements

Please note Pembroke does not require an English language test.

Once we receive your application we will be in touch to arrange an interview. This will be done online via Zoom.

Step 3 – Interview

If you successfully satisfy our English language proficiency and school grades you will be invited to interview.

Step 4 – Offers

Offer will be made if there is a place available.

Step 5 – Acceptance

Acceptance of an offer is required to secure your child’s place. You will enter a contractual agreement with the School and will be required to pay an Admissions Fee and Tuition Bond.

Step 6 – Commencement

Commencement at Pembroke.

We are committed to providing all students with the best start possible. We offer a tailored transition and orientation program for all of our students.

Welcome to Pembroke

For comprehensive information about regulatory requirements in relation to international students and providers of educational services, International Applicants are encouraged to access the page on the Australian Government website.