Meet the Team

The Council of International Students (CISA) is made up of members which have affiliated with the organisation.

Members and Associate Members

A member is an autonomous student representative organisation associated with and recognised by a tertiary education provider in Australia or a national student representative body.

An associate member is an organisation that is not qualified to be a member organisation, but is:

  • It is an organisation that supports and promotes the interests and needs of international students; and
  • It fulfills the requirements typical of member-based associations (including, for example, holding general meetings, electing officers or consulting with and reporting to a membership); and
  • It has individual or groups of international students as members; and
  • It actively engage or communicate with international students on an ongoing basis; and
  • It is a not-for-profit organization.

If you are interested in applying for membership click here or if you are interested in becoming an associate member click here.

Executive Committee

During the CISA National Conference, a team of executives is elected for the following year.


After the executive have been elected at the conference, they are responsible for running a team of volunteers in their portfolio.