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International students

Located close to nearby surfing beaches, shopping centres, sporting fields/clubs and the Sunshine Coast Airport, international students who attend our school enjoy the best of the Australian lifestyle. 

A Virtual Tour video of Coolum State High School will show why students from a variety of overseas countries choose to come to our school.

We currently welcome students from all across the world, and past students have travelled from
BrazilChile, Germany, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Norway, Switzerland and Taiwan.

Our International Student Program is committed to a rich, multifaceted learning opportunities for students from abroad.  We are committed to providing students with experiences which allow them to become active global citizens, with a deep understanding of international issues and intercultural understanding.  Our international students develop friendships for life and add to the richness and diversity of our school community.

Department of Education and Training
Trading as Education Queensland International
CRICOS Provider Code: 00608A

  • Enrolment and Visa

    International student enrolment applications are submitted to Education Queensland International and forwarded to Coolum State High School.

  • Helpful Information

    Students are greeted on arrival at the airpott by school staff, and escorted to their homestay family.

  • Homestay

    International students are provided with local host families that are located in close proximity to school and public transport.

  • Principal's Welcome

    As Acting Principal of Coolum State High School, I feel very privileged to be leading one of the best schools in Queensland.

  • Subjects and Monitoring

    Coolum State High School provides a wide range of subjects for students in Years 7 to 12.

  • Surfing and School Sport

    The Surfing Program for International Students includes 5 complimentary (FREE) ‘Learn to Surf’ Lessons and are held on the weekends.

  • Testimonials

    International students who have studied at Coolum State High School have been extremely impressed with the school and lifestyle.

  • Travel and Recreation

    The Surfing Program for International Students includes five ‘Learn to Surf’ lessons which are held on the weekends.