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Council for International Students of Western Australia

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Established in 1963, CISWA was the first Western Australian organization  to assist international students living and studying in WA. CISWA is an independent, voluntary, non-profit group that also provides important support to the staff who work with international students. Over 27 WA Educational Institutions are members of CISWA.

  • For over 20 years CISWA has offered international students the opportunity to participate in free programs such as the “Country” and “Christmas” Hospitality Programs
  • In the 1990’s, CISWA successfully lobbied for international students to receive the Transperth student concession and this still stands today
  • CISWA was the first WA group to produce an annual information guidebook for students from 1977- 2012