Bribie Island State High School

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Principal's Welcome

​​Bribie Island State High School is a co-educational secondary school with 1100 students, located on Bribie Island with a population of 18 000. Bribie Island is a popular tourist destination located less than one hour’s drive north of Brisbane, Queensland’s capital city. Bribie Island is a 34 kilometre long sand island, national and marine park, linked to the mainland by bridge. Bribie Island boasts pristine beaches and waterways, providing many opportunities for a variety of watersports and camping adventures. The heritage listed Glasshouse Mountains and world-class beaches of the Sunshine Coast are also within an hour’s drive of Bribie Island.
Our prospectus and International Student Program section of our website outline some of the many programs, supports and activities that the school offers to ensure your international student has the best possible educational and cultural experience.

Three reasons to choose Bribie Island State High School

  1. Located close to Brisbane, Sunshine Coast beaches, the Glasshouse Mountains, Australia Zoo and many islands

  2. The curriculum uses the national and marine park environment to enhance the educational experiences of students

  3. Our small, personalised international student program means each student is valued and treated individually

School Information

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At Bribie Island State High School we enrol students from Bribie Island and the surrounding areas.

Parents choose our school because we educate the whole child, and we have an excellent community culture and high standards.
Our school is progressive and socially responsible, to maximise your learning outcomes and prepare you to become an active citizen in our global society.
We provide quality curricular and extracurricular programs and highly qualified teachers within a
safe, supportive and productive learning environment to ensure you achieve your best results.

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Homestay* enables EQI students to truly experience Australia's famous lifestyle.

By living with an Australian host family international students become part of the local community and have a fantastic opportunity to practise their English in a safe and caring home environment. International students often develop lasting friendships with their homestay families.

  • Students have their own bedroom with study facilities, three meals a day, and access to transport to and from school, and to school activities
  • Host families are carefully selected from within the school community and undergo a police check as required by Queensland law

Standard Homestay fees have been set and these are listed on the EQI program fees page.

Read more about accommodation and welfare.

* Students enrolled in Primary School must live with a parent or close relative as defined by the Australian Immigration Regulations.

University or vocational pathways

  • University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) dual enrolment program
  • Queensland University of Technology (QUT) dual enrolment program
  • Tertiary aspirants program visits to The University of Queensland (UQ), Griffith University (GU), University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) and Queensland University of Technology (QUT)​

School facilities

  • Film and television editing facilities
  • Indoor sports centre
  • Industrial technology centre
  • Science laboratories
  • Boating equipment
  • Outdoor tennis courts
  • Performing arts theatre
  • Dance studio
  • Photography darkroom
  • Sports oval
  • Outdoor basketball and handball courts
  • Practical art rooms
  • Library
  • Café​

Extracurricular activities

  • International volunteering tours
  • Touch football teams
  • Netbaall teams
  • Triathlon teams
  • Public-speaking and debating
  • Drama productions
  • Vocal group
  • Swimming and athletics carnivals

Holiday adventure programs

EQI Holiday Adventure Programs are an exciting and safe way for International Students to travel and sightsee during school holidays.

There's an EQI adventure to suit every taste - from visiting city landmarks and riding camels on an unforgettable Australian 'outback' adventure, to exploring ancient rainforests and swimming with turtles off Queensland's pristine white sand beaches.

All EQI Holiday Adventures are fully guided and escorted by qualified Queensland Government teachers and staff to ensure student safety. These programs are open to international students enrolled in an EQI high school, and additional fees apply. To find out more visit the holiday programs page


  • ​Indonesian

Special programs

  • Dance, drama and music
  • Film, television and media
  • Hospitality
  • Instrumental music
  • Student representative council
  • Marine and aquatic practices
  • Recreation studies
  • Tourism
  • Sport, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), and academic academies​
  • ​​After school tutoring​​


The information and data in this webpage is subject to change without notice. Before submitting your application, if you are interested in:

  • a particular subject, sport, program or extracurricular activity offered by an EQI school; or
  • particular school facilities;

please contact EQI or the school directly to confirm it will be offered and/or available in the year you intend to study.

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Last updated 04 July 2019