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Airport Reception
Students are greeted at the Airport upon arrival by school staff, and escorted to their homestay family.   On return to their home countries at the completion of their studies, all students are transported to the airport, and farewelled by their Homestay families.

School Orientation
The international students are welcomed to the school on their first day by the Principal, Deputy Principal and ISP Homestay Coordinator and School Administration staff.    All international students are introduced to their teachers upon attending their first class, and Coolum State High School students are also allocated as 'buddies’.  The role of the buddies in the first week, is to assist the international students to navigate the school and introduce them to other students.

All new international students receive an Orientation Program on the first three days at school.  The information outlined in this program includes the following:

  • Welcome morning tea
  • School tour of the grounds
  • Assistance in obtaining school uniforms and school (or own) laptops/iPads set up for school use
  • Academic, behaviour and attendance expectations
  • Homestay obligations
  • Visa and Education Queensland International (EQI) conditions for Study Abroad
  • Personal Safety
  • Learn to Surf Program
  • General behaviour and expectations
  • Travel Policy, school excursions and holiday programs. 


A Frequently Asked Questions document has been prepared to assist with the orientation process and familiarisation with Coolum State High School and ISP Program.