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Apply Direct

Follow the steps below to apply directly to TOP today!

1. Application form
  • Complete the domestic (1) or international student (2) application form

  • Write a 500-word Personal Statement (Law school applicants only) (3)

  • Attach all supporting documentation (4) and relevant forms (5)

2. Submission of application
  • Submit your application form, Personal Statement and supporting documents (6)


3. Interview
  •  After the Admissions Department assesses your application, if successful, you may be required to attend an interview (7)


4. Accept your offer
  • You will be notified of the decision within 72 working hours via email. If successful, accept your offer (8)

(1) You are a Domestic Student if you are:

- a citizen of Australian or New Zealand, or
- an Australian Permanent Resident, or
- a holder of an Australian humanitarian visas

Click on the button below to download the Domestic Student Application form. 

Domestic Student Application Form 

Please fill this form out and email it to our Admissions Department:

(2) You are an International Student if you are:

- intending to study on a student visa, or
- not a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or
- not an Australian permanent resident, or
- a temporary resident (visa status) of Australia

International Student Application Form 
Please fill this form out and email it to our Admissions Department:

(3) Sydney City School of Law (SCSL) asks applicants to type and hand in a 500-word Personal Statement. This document should respond to the following questions:

- Who are you?
- Why have you considered a Bachelor of Laws at SCSL?

(4) Supporting documents depend on the type of student (Year 12 Student or Non Year 12 Applicant) and the information (Academic and/or Non-Academic) that the applicant deems necessary to attach to the application. These should/could be:

- Final Year 11 and all Year 12 reports
- HSC Record of Achievement
- ATAR Advice Notice
- Written reference(s)
- International Baccalaureate results
- Curriculum Vitae
- Transcripts and Certificate of completion of previous studies
- STAT results
- Identification – Current passport
- Current visa
- Non-Academic documentation supporting work experience, community involvement and/or leadership
*TOP will not accept original documents, therefore will only accept certified copies.

(5) Students can also submit applications for Recognition of Prior Learning and Scholarships

- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is general recognition, given in the form of credit points for accredited tertiary-level studies undertaken at other institutions. In some cases, informal learning experiences can also be used for credit points. If granted, RPL can reduce the time and fees needed to complete your degree.

If applicable, you can download an RPL Application Form below and return it to our admissions department along with your application. 

Recognition of Prior Learning Application Form 

- Scholarships are available for eligible applicants. Selection criteria vary and are based on academic merit, financial need, social disadvantage (including geographical), extra-curricular contribution, potential to contribute to the wider life of the Institute, and/or leadership skills. Value and duration of scholarships may be subject to change without notice. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please download the Scholarship Application Form below. 

 Scholarship application form  (PDF) (if applicable)

(6) All applications and documents MUST be posted or hand delivered to:

Top Education Institute Suite 1, Biomedical Building, 1 Central Ave, Australian Technology Park, EVELEIGH, NSW, 2015 Australia

Or alternatively, email certified copies to 

TOP will accept copies certified by employees of one of the following:
- Public Notary Office
- Australian Overseas Diplomatic Mission
- TOP recognised agent representative 
- The Administration of the Institution which issued the relevant document
- An Australian University

Alternatively, documents verified by someone who is currently employed in AUSTRALIA as:

- An accountant - members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, or the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants, or the National Institute of Accountants, or the Association of Taxation and Management Accountants or Registered Tax Agents
- A bank or credit union manager
- A barrister, solicitor or patent attorney
- A police officer with the rank of sergeant and above
- A post office manager
- A principal of an Australian secondary college, high school or primary school
- A commissioner for declarations
- A Justice of the Peace where the registration number is clearly indicated

What does correctly certified mean?
Correctly certified means that your original document has been sighted and the copy has been sworn to be a true copy of the original by one of the authorised people mentioned above. Please note that scans or photocopies will not be accepted.

(7) An interview with the Dean, or his or her delegate, may form part of the application process for admission into Sydney City School of Law (SCSL). This is a valuable experience for both SCSL and the applicant as SCSL is given the opportunity to know more about the applicant, and, allows the student to explain who are they why they have decided to study our Bachelor of Laws. The interview is an informal conversation with the Dean and may run for 40 minutes.

(8) If your application is successful, you will be contacted and advised of the successful outcome of your application. You will then be provided with a formal letter of offer which is to be read, signed and returned back to TOP. For further details, contact us on +612 9209 4888 or email 9209 4888 or email

Non-Award Unit Application Form

If you would like to complete non-award units at TOP, please download the Non-Award Unit Application form and return it to our admissions office by emailing:

Non-Award Unit Application Form