Calamvale Community College

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Principal's Welcome

Three reasons to choose Calamvale Community College

  1. High-level of student support provided by a caring International Team
  2. Birth to Year 12 college where students can seamlessly transition from child care to matriculation
  3. Strong, established links with Griffith University (GU), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and The University of Queensland (UQ) providing multiple tertiary pathways for students

School Information

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​With a focus on academic excellence and enrichment, Calamvale Community College is a unique educational precinct with an on-site kindergarten, junior, junior secondary and senior school campus. At Calamvale Community College learning is vibrant, student centered and differentiated to ensure that each child achieves to their full potential.

Our dedicated and committed teaching and support staff form productive relationships with their students to ensure that students’ academic and welfare needs are well met.

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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

  • ​Connections with Griffith University (GU) research programs
  • Guaranteed entry to university industry based projects
  • University bound learning programs:
    • Anatomy and the Science of Movement
    • Sport Psychology study in conjunction with professional trainers in golf, netball, touch football, volleyball and extreme recreational activities

School facilities

  • State-of-the-art sports centre used for basketball, volleyball, netball and indoor soccer
  • Indoor gymnasium, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts
  • Industry standard training and operational restaurant/café
  • Three large sports fields
  • Before and after school care facilities
  • Weekly award-nominated playgroup (birth to 4 years) 
  • Provision for eLearning through program and digital device options

Extracurricular activities

  • ​Leadership Camps
  • Champion Cheerleading Teams
  • Leo Club (Lions Club International)
  • Instrumental Music Program
  • Vocal Groups (choirs, instrumental bands/groups)

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


  • ​Chinese (Traditional Mandarin)

Special programs

  • ​Selective entry junior secondary:
    • Academic Excellence Program
    • Athletic Development Program
  • Hospitality Program of Excellence - Prof​essional chef on staff
  • Award winning Aeronautics Program
  • Chinese Immersion Program (Prep)
  • International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) Candidacy Applicant


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 reviewed 22 March 2018
Last updated 22 March 2018