Queensland is delighted to offer international students the opportunity to be part of the fastest growing economy in Australia, renowned for its world-class education system. Education Queensland International (EQI) is the Queensland Government’s dedicated team of professionals that specialises in managing the needs of international students and their families. Queensland Government schools provide students with a wide choice of experiences, enabling them to achieve their academic, career and personal development goals in a supportive and healthy environment. Safety, academic excellence, natural beauty, competitive living costs and a healthy outdoor lifestyle make Queensland a great choice.
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City, Urban, Suburban, Small town, Rural, Coastal, Mountains, Island
Brisbane International Airport, Gold Coast International Airport, Cairns Intern. Airport
With diverse academic and sporting offerings to choose from you can gain a deeper understanding of our world, and the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the future.
A choice of locations
In Queensland, you can choose to study in a city, rural town or coastal setting.
The Queensland lifestyle
EQI students truly experience Australia’s famous ‘outdoor’ lifestyle. Queenslanders are renowned for having a friendly approach to life and for being relaxed and welcoming.
Schools range from small to very large and offer a broad range of subject and sports. Some schools may have as many as 100 subject and sporting choices, but even small ones have many offerings. Each subject is taught in a specific facility for that subject - the classroom. Classrooms may include farms, science laboratories, engineering sites, construction areas, performing arts complexes, swimming pools, computer rooms, film and TV green rooms, actually too many to mention.
English, Maths, Sciences, Languages Other than English, Health and Physical Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, The Arts, Sports, Robotics, Industrial Technology, Information Technology, Business Studies, Vocational Education and Training, Tropical Expertise (Marine and Rainforest sciences), Agriculture, Aviation and Aerospace, Choir, Golf, Basketball etc.
The Arts (Visual, Design, Dance, Drama, Theatre, Music, Multimedia, Media, Photography) Business, Economics, Information and Communication Technologies, Design, English, Health and Physical Education, Mathematics, Languages Other than English, Science (Agricultural, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, Marine, Science 21), Humanities, Social Sciences, Sports, Engineering, Robotics, Coding, Aerospace, Industrial Technologies, Nursing, Tourism, Hospitality, Commercial Cookery, Building and Construction, Horticulture, Agriculture, Recreation Studies, Fitness, Early Childhood, Philosophy
The Arts (Visual, Design, Dance, Drama, Theatre, Music, Multimedia, Media, Photography) Business, Economics, Information and Communication Technologies, Design, English, Health and Physical Education, Mathematics, Languages Other than English, Science (Agricultural, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, Marine, Science 21), Humanities, Social Sciences, Sports, Engineering, Robotics, Coding, Aerospace, Industrial Technologies, Nursing, Tourism, Hospitality, Commercial Cookery, Building and Construction, Horticulture, Agriculture, Recreation Studies, Fitness, Early Childhood, Philosophy.
Music, Media, Dance, Drama, Theatre, Visual Arts
EQI offers Sporting Academies, sports excellence programs, school connections with sporting clubs, and competition level involvement in school sports. Entry into some sporting programs requires a try out and an special additional application to join the sports excellence program. Some sports programs attract additional out-of-pocket expenses for clubs, memberships, travel to competition, coaching, or school program additional costs outside of the standard tuition.
Australian Rules Football
School Type: Day School
Qualifications: Certificate of Education, IB Diploma
Info: Students may choose Junior High School or Senior High School as a study abroad stream. A Regional Study Abroad program is available at lower cost. Students may also choose to study for the Queensland Certificate of Education or IB Diploma to complete high school in Queensland as a pathway to further studies in Australia or overseas where the Australian high school certificate is recognised.
Program Established: 1993 International Student Program. State education est. 1860.
International students accepted for: 9, 10, 11, 12
Countries represented: North America, Latin America, Asia, South East Asia, The Pacific, Europe
Number of High Schools for international students: 79
Programs: Study Abroad, Regional
Foreign Languages: French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian, German, ESL
Info: Languages in some schools are delivered as face-to-face classes in the school. Immersion programs where other subjects are also taught in two languages are available at some schools. Those levels are generally more advanced and suit students who have high language proficiency. Languages can also be taken through distance education.
Entrance Dates: Term 1/January, Term 2/April, Term 3/July, Term 4/October
Length of stay: 1 Term, 2 Terms/Semester, 3 Terms, 4 Terms/year, until graduation
Application Deadlines: Rolling
Enrolment Procedure: Enrolment Form, Academic Transcripts, Copy of Passport, English Test, Confirmation of Enrolment, CAAW documents (Accommodation and Welfare), Payment Receipt
Info: An English test is only needed for admission into the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. European students require two years of passes in English at high school to join the program.
Location: Queensland, City, Urban, Suburban, Small town, Rural, Coastal, Mountains, Island
Info: International Student Programs are offered through schools right across Queensland. Locations include the Gold Coast, Brisbane and region, the Sunshine Coast and Sunshine Coast Hinterlands, Toowoomba and South East Queensland country, the Fraser Coast and Southern Great Barrier Reef, Central Queensland, Mackay, Townsville, and Cairns and region. Schools are located in attractive locations in the capital city of Brisbane, near surf beaches, along the Great Barrier Reef coastline, in the inland mountain and country areas of Queensland, and in the tropics. There is even one school on an island. There are over 90 schools to choose from.
Specialized Programs: English Support, Outdoor Education, Trips, other
Info: Leadership and Volunteering, Marine Science, Soccer, Tennis, Golf, Hockey, Swimming, Water polo, Triathlon, Surfing, Environmental Sciences, Languages Other than English (French, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, Mandarin), Aviation, Robotics, Cheerleading, Specialist sports, Mathematics, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths multidiscipline cluster), Dance, Fitness, Gifted and Talented academic extension, Orchestral music, Athletics, Volleyball, Football, Business, University Bachelor degree experience, Hospitality and Commercial Cookery, Debate and public speaking, Creative Arts, Engineering, Biology, Tropical Expertise, Rainforest sciences, Agriculture, Aviation and Aerospace, Choir, Golf, Basketball, English, Humanities, Industrial skills, Vocational Education and Training
Info: Living with an Australian host family is a great way to experience Australia’s fantastic lifestyle close to your school community. By living in a safe, caring and supportive home environment you can immerse yourself in your studies, practise your English skills and develop lasting friendships with your homestay family.What is provided? In addition to a safe, welcoming and friendly home, your homestay host will provide you with: three nutritious meals a day, seven days a week; a private bedroom with a bed, storage space and a desk for study; and assistance to access transport to and from school and to school activities. When you arrive in Queensland for the first time (to commence your study program) a representative from your school will meet you at the airport and arrange transport.
Student Services & Orientation & Counseling: Each International Student Program school has a dedicated international office with an international student coordinator and homestay coordinator. The international office fully supports international students at the local school. In addition, students receive support from the guidance officer, heads of departments, teachers, as well as deputy principals and principals. In the homestay, students are supported by the host family members. Additionally, students have the medical insurance assistance from Allianz Global Assistance if they purchased OSHC through EQI. Outside of school hours, EQI also has a dedicated after-hours student support network - 1800QSTUDY. The Department of Education International further supports schools, students, parents , and education partners.
Term Dates 2020:
Term 1: 28.01.2020 - 03.04.2020
Term 2: 20.04.2020 - 26.06.2020
Term 3: 13.07.2020 - 18.09.2020
Term 4: 06.10.2020 - 11.12.2020
Term Dates 2021:
Term 1: 27.01.2021 - 01.04.2021
Term 2: 19.04.2021 - 25.06.2021
Term 3: 12.07.2021 - 17.09.2021
Term 4: 05.10.2021 - 10.12.2021
|School Name||Number of students||Number international students||Website||Type||Map|
|Alexandra Hills State High School||1350||60||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/alexandra-hills-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Aspley State High School||890||20||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/aspley-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Balmoral State High School||560||40||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/balmoral-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Burpengary State Secondary College||921||20||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/burpengary-ssc.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Calamvale Community College||2250||70||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/calamvale-cc.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Cavendish Road State High School||1825||68||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/cavendish-road-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Centenary State High School||1492||55||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/centenary-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Cleveland District State High School||2039||85||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/cleveland-district-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Corinda State High School||1850||100||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/corinda-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Craigslea State High School||1000||70||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/craigslea-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Earnshaw State College||750||20||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/earnshaw-sc.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Ferny Grove State High School||1772||25||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/ferny-grove-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Holland Park State High School||610||10||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/holland-park-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Indooroopilly State High School||2064||220||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/indooroopilly-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Ipswich State High School||1591||20||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/ipswich-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Kedron State High School||1500||50||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/kedron-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Kelvin Grove State College||3110||125||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/kelvin-grove-sc.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Kenmore State High School||1914||38||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/kenmore-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Mabel Park State High School||900||20||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/mabelpark-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|MacGregor State High School||1300||10||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/macgregor-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Murrumba State Secondary College||1565||20||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/murrumba-ssc.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Mitchelton State High School||500||110||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/mitchelton-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Mount Gravatt State High School||1210||70||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/mount-gravatt-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|North Lakes State College||3000||61||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/north-lakes-sc.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Rochedale State High School||1400||35||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/rochedale-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Springfield Central State High School||1550||30||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/springfield-central-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|The Gap State High School||1450||45||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/the-gap-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Whites Hill State College||770||127||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/whites-hill-sc.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Atherton State High School||800||15||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/atherton-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Cairns State High School||1640||100||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/cairns-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Malanda State High School||440||10||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/malanda-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Redlynch State College||1840||40||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/redlynch-sc.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Smithfield State High School||1160||60||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/smithfield-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Trinity Bay State High School||1700||90||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/trinity-bay-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Centenary Heights State High School||1556||25||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/centenary-heights-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Kingaroy State High School||1021||10||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/kingaroy-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Kirwan State High School||1980||30||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/kirwan-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Pimlico State High School||1700||35||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/pimlico-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|William Ross State High School||950||20||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/william-ross-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Mackay North State High School||1300||25||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/mackay-north-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Yeppoon State High School||1050||15||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/yeppoon-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Bundaberg State High School||1470||20||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/bundaberg-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|James Nash State High School||1280||10||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/james-nash-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Urangan State High School||1780||30||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/urangan-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Burnside State High School||808||34||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/burnside-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Maleny State High School||700||25||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/maleny-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Nambour State College||1500||10||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/nambour-sc.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Bribie Island State High School||1200||30||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/bribie-island-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Caloundra State High School||1200||45||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/caloundra-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Chancellor State College||2970||45||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/chancellor-sc.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Coolum State High School||1096||30||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/coolum-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Kawana Waters State College||1600||80||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/kawana-waters-sc.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Meridan State College||2750||30||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/Meridan-sc.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Maroochydore State High School||1250||45||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/maroochydore-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Mountain Creek State High School||2000||80||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/mountain-creek-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Sunshine Beach State High School||1360||55||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/sunshine-beach-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Benowa State High School||1950||75||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/benowa-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Elanora State High School||980||45||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/elanora-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Helensvale State High||2600||40||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/helensvale-sh.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Keebra Park State High School||797||50||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/keebra-park-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Merrimac State High School||1284||70||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/merrimac-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Miami State High School||1287||70||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/miami-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Palm Beach Currumbin State High School||2400||60||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/palm-beach-currumbin-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Robina State High School||1400||59||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/robina-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Southport State High School||1788||40||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/southport-shs.pdf||StudyAbroad|
|Upper Coomera State College||2062||50||eqi.com.au/schoolprofilepdfs/upper-coomera-sc.pdf||StudyAbroad|
1.) Tuition Fees Study Abroad Program Years 9 -10 (Junior High)
|Homestay Fees per week||AUD 309||EUR 189,45|
|1 Term (Term 1 or 2 or 3)||AUD 4021||EUR 2465,36|
|2 Terms (Term 1 & 2 or 2 & 3 or 3 & 4)||AUD 7694||EUR 4717,35|
|3 Terms (Term 1 & 2 & 3 or 2 & 3 & 4)||AUD 11541||EUR 7076,03|
|4 Terms (Term 1 & 2 & 3 & 4)||AUD 14640||EUR 8976,09|
|4 Terms (Term 3 & 4 & 1 & 2)||AUD 14640||EUR 8976,09|
Info: Prices are subject to increase when studying across terms 3, 4 and 1,2 due to tuition fee increases each calendar year. The first half of the program would be at 2019 prices and the second half would be at 2020 prices (approximately 2.5% higher). See Enrolment Agreement for full details.
2.) Tuition Fees Study Abroad Program Years 11 -12 (Senior High)
|Homestay Fees per week||AUD 309||EUR 189,45|
|1 Term (Term 1 or 2 or 3)||AUD 4902||EUR 3005,52|
|2 Terms (Term 1 & 2 or 2 & 3 or 3 & 4)||AUD 8688||EUR 5326,79|
|3 Terms (Term 1 & 2 & 3 or 2 & 3 & 4)||AUD 13032||EUR 7990,19|
|4 Terms (Term 1 & 2 & 3 & 4)||AUD 16522||EUR 10129,98|
|4 Terms (Term 3 & 4 & 1 & 2)||AUD 16552||EUR 10148,38|
Info: Prices are subject to increase when studying across terms 3, 4 and 1,2 due to tuition fee increases each calendar year. The first half of the program would be at 2020 prices and the second half would be at 2021 prices (approximately 2.5% higher). See Enrolment Agreement for full details.
3.) Tuition Fees Regional Study Abroad Program Years 9 -12
|Homestay Fees per week||AUD 309||EUR 189,45|
|1 Term (Term 1 or 2 or 3)||AUD 3325||EUR 2038,63|
|2 Terms (Term 1 & 2 or 2 & 3 or 3 & 4)||AUD 6368||EUR 3904,35|
|3 Terms (Term 1 & 2 & 3 or 2 & 3 & 4)||AUD 9552||EUR 5856,53|
|4 Terms (Term 1 & 2 & 3 & 4)||AUD 12096||EUR 7416,31|
|4 Terms (Term 3 & 4 & 1 & 2)||AUD 12096||EUR 7416,31|
Info: Prices are subject to increase when studying across terms 3, 4 and 1,2 due to tuition fee increases each calendar year. The first half of the program would be at 2020 prices and the second half would be at 2021 prices (approximately 2.5% higher). See Enrolment Agreement for full details. Please note Regional Study Abroad fees are lower than these published fees. Enquire for more details.
Additional Non-Tuition Fees per year
|OSHC Fee||AUD 530||EUR 324,95|
|Application/Administration Fee||AUD 0||EUR 0,00|
|Airport Reception||AUD 0||EUR 0,00|
|Homestay Placement Fee||AUD 268||EUR 164,32|
|lnternational Baccalaureate||AUD 18916||EUR 11597,79|
OSHC Provider: Allianz Global Assistance
Fees information available online: eqi.com.au/study-options/fees
Comment Fees: Prices are subject to increase when studying across terms 3, 4 and 1,2 due to tuition fee increases each calendar year. The first half of the program would be at 2020 prices and the second half would be at 2021 prices (approximately 2.5% higher). See Enrolment Agreement for full details. OSHC Fee AUD 132 for every three months.
Please calculate additional costs for
Airfare approx. Euro 1400 to Euro 1700
Visa approx. Euro 350
Pocket money approx. Euro 200 to 250/month
If applicable additional health/accident/third part liability insurance
Please note that the school and program description is very much reduced. All information, in particular on the fee-structure, is based on the information provided by the individual Australian international program and is subject to change / as at: 03/2020