The Illawarra Grammar School

Opened in 1959, The Illawarra Grammar School (TIGS) is an independent co-educational Anglican day school located on the eastern coast of New South Wales in the City of Wollongong, approximately 70km south of Sydney.

The school is renowned as a dynamic educational centre that aims to encourage each student to pursue the highest level of academic excellence, personal achievement and fulfilment of which they are capable.

TIGS takes great care in looking after their international students, ensuring they are safe and secure, and helping them to adjust to the Australian way of life.  Students are accommodated in carefully selected homestays with either a school family or a family from the local community.  

With the traditional academic strength, cultural, sporting and outdoor education activities, well-established pastoral care programme and caring, committed and professional staff, TIGS provides their young people with educational opportunities of the highest order.



At A Glance

City, State Wollongong, NSW
School Type Co-Educational, Day School
Year level Pre-school to Year 12
School population 1040
Accommodation Homestay


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