Information before you apply

​​​​​​​​​​​​​National legislation (Standard 2.1) states that prior to accepting a student for enrolment in a course, Education Queensland International (EQI) must provide current and accurate information regarding the following:

  1. The requirements for acceptance into a course, including the minimum level of English language proficiency, educational qualifications or work experience required and whether course credit may be applicable

  2. The CRICOS course code, course content, modes of study for the course including compulsory online and/work-based training, placements, other community-based learning and collaborative research training arrangements and assessment methods

  3. The course duration and holiday breaks are available online.

  4. The course qualification, award of other outcomes is available under the relevant study options.

  5. Campus locations and facilities, equipment, and learning resources available to students – see our 'Find a school' search tool.

  6. Details of any arrangements with another registered provider, person or business who will provide the course or part of the course are available on our Pathways program page and EL​ICOS Pathways page.

  7. Indicative tuition and non-tuition fees including advice on the potential for changes to fees over the duration of a course, and EQI's cancellation​ and refund policies. This information is available in the terms and conditions of each student's Enrolment Agreement.

  8. Information about the grounds on which the student’s enrolment may be deferred, suspended or cancelled, refer to EQI's policies and procedures​. This information is available in the  terms and conditions of each student’s Enrolment Agreement.

  9. The Education for Overseas Students (ESOS) framework including official Australian Government material or links to this material is made available on the EQI website.    

  10. The policies and procedures EQI has in place for approving the accommodation​Spel, support and general welfare arranges for younger overseas students is available on the Accommodation and welfare page​.

  11. Indicative costs of living are outline in the table below. Accommodations options include:

    • Students studying in an EQI Primary School must live with a parent, legal custodian or relative approved by the Commonwealth Government department responsible for immigration.

    • Students in an EQI High School program must have adequate arrangements in place for their accommodation and general welfare – please see the Accommodation and welfare page​​​.

Sample Costs of Studying and Living in Queensland​

Example 1:​​​​​ Junior High School (Study Abroad)​2018 Cost ​ Estimate AUD$2019 ​Cost  Estimate AUD$
​Study Abroad (1 semester) Tuition Fee$7,270$7,524
​Homestay x 24 weeks (including placement fee)$7,261​$7,510
​6 months of OSHC$323​$257
​Stationery$125$125
​Uniform$300​$300
​Public transport x 24 weeks$720​$960
​Additional spending money @ AU$80 per week$1,560​$1,920
TOTAL​$17,559​$18,596


Example 2:​​​​​ Senior High School 2018 Cost  Estimate AUD$2019 Cost  Estimate AUD$
​Senior High School 2 semesters (48 weeks) Tuition Fee$15,640$16,188
​Homestay x 48 weeks (including placement fee)$14,269$14,758
​12 months of OSHC$559$514
​Stationery$250$250
​Uniform$500​$500
​Public transport x 48 weeks$1,440$1,920
​Additional spending money @ AU$80 per week$2,880​$3,840
TOTAL​$35,538​$39,970


  • Costs are indicative estimates only and may vary depending upon each student's individual circumstances.
  • Uniform costs will vary from school to school.
  • The approximate uniform cost above assumes 1 sports uniform, 1 winter and 1 summer uniform.​
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Last reviewed 28 March 2018
Last updated 12 October 2018