Two groups of awards are presented—the NSW International Student of the Year Awards and the NSW International Student
Community Engagement Awards.
The NSW International Student of the Year Awards recognises the contribution made by individual students to both the international student community and the broader NSW community. The awards showcase the achievements of international students in the higher education, vocational education and training, English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) and schools sectors.
The NSW International Student Community Engagement Awards recognise the contribution of education providers, businesses and community groups that support international students to connect with the community through programs and initiatives. The award is offered in two categories— Business and Community and Education Providers.