The Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) legislative framework is designed to ensure that Australia's reputation for delivering quality education services is maintained and that the interests of overseas students are protected. It sets minimum standards and provides tuition and financial assurance. Together with Australian immigration law, the ESOS framework also imposes visa-related reporting requirements on both students and educational institutions.

The regulatory environment for the ESOS framework comprises the following:

Information on Federation University Australia's compliance with the ESOS framework can be found on the Global Professional School website.