It seems that with the changeover from paper tickets to opal cards, there has been some confusion as to what exactly the students are eligible for and the best way for them to purchase tickets and get the discounted travel. There are two types of Opal Cards for High School students, which does make things more confusing.
Whilst we are lucky to have students of all ages coming from a number of different countries throughout the world, the vast majority of our students are aged between 14-17 from China. These students are coming with the intention of learning English, completing high school and then attending University in Australia.
The 2012 International Student Survey found that 87 per cent of international students in Australia were satisfied or very satisfied with their study and living experience here, up from 86 per cent in 2010.