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Queensland Government Schools (Education Queensland International - EQI)


There are more than 90 schools to choose from all over the Queensland. The Queensland Government Schools offer various special programs and extra curricular activities for individual international students' needs.

World-class study programs

Queensland Government schools offers a wide range of study programs for students aged 5 - 18 years. With nearly 30 years of experience, they offer world-class programs, facilities and support services for international students.


Exceptional support services

The health, safety and wellbeing of international student is paramount. 

Exceptional quality support services are offered at every stage of the program, including:

  • 24-hour emergency assistance and multilingual support

  • student counselling and guidance

  • homestay services

  • student welfare support

  • excellent student facilities


Endless opportunities and career pathways

Queensland Government schools provide an excellent standard of education that leads to flexible academic and career pathways. Completion of Year 11 and 12 provides an internationally recognised high school qualification, the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE). 

On completion of Year 12, students receive an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) which determines eligibility for university study. Schools offer a diverse range of subjects designed to nurture every students potential, whether their interest is science, technology, business, languages, the arts or other areas. 


School hours

School hours are usually Monday to Friday from 9 am to 3 pm, but can vary slightly from school to school. Attendance at school is compulsory except in special circumstances, such as illness. 


Schools have processes in place for continuous assessment of students' academic progress throughout the year. Assessment tasks contribute to final grades and may include: 

  • assignments

  • written and / or practical examinations

  • oral presentations

  • Primary School

  • High School Preparation

  • High School

  • High School (Study Abroad)

  • International Baccalaureate

  • Queensland Academies

  • Holiday Adventure Programs

Available areas of studies
  • Business Education

  • Performing arts

  • Music

  • Aerospace

  • Film and Television

  • Sports

  • Hospitality and Tourism

  • Choirs

  • Languages

  • Science Research and Technology

  • Student Leadership Program

and more​


  • Robotics

  • Coding

  • Drone technology

  • Engineering

  • Digital Media

  • 3D printing

  • Biotechnology

  • Industrial technology

  • Aviation


Intakes and Admissions process

Term 1 (January), Term 2 (April), Term 3 (July), Term 4 (October)

Senior Secondary School may not accept an enrolment from Year 11 and 12 depends on the school curriculum.


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Schools are located at:

  • Cairns

  • Townsville

  • Central Queensland and Fraser Coast

  • Sunshine Coast

  • Brisbane

  • Toowoomba

  • Gold Coast

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