Chancellor State College

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Principal's Welcome


Three reasons to choose Chancellor State College

  1. A world-class educational facility offering excellent learning opportunities
  2. Highly experienced, caring and professional staff who support the school charter of: ‘Care; Consideration; Commitment; Challenge and Co-operation’ to ensure that students can be ‘the best we can be’
  3. An award-winning homestay program that ensures a safe and caring environment for every student​

School Information

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  • At Chancellor State College our students consistently achieve above average results and we have highly dedicated teachers.
  • We will welcome you to a safe and supportive environment where we value and respect differences.
  • Our large school has junior and senior campuses adjacent to The University of the Sunshine Coast,
  • where you can access university courses and facilities.
  • We offer options you may not have at home, including marine science and an International
  • Association of Athletics Federations program.
  • Experience our coastal lifestyle with reef snorkelling, surfing lessons and swimming at the beach with your new friends.
  • We have been teaching international students for more than 10 years.
  • Many of our host families also have children so you could have ‘brothers and sisters’ here too.

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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

  • Our engineering and accounting programs are university accredited with University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) 
  • Headstart programs with University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) to gain credit and recognition of prior learning for future study
  • Pathways to Technical and Further Education (TAFE)
  • Integrated learning program​

School facilities

  • Indoor sports stadium
  • State-of-the-art performing arts centre
  • Bring your own device laptop program
  • College café
  • Music laboratory with recording facilities
  • Green room for film and television
  • Gymnasium
  • Sports courts - beach volleyball, tennis, basketball
  • Olympic-sized swimming pool
  • School boats for marine program

Extracurricular activities

  • International students school camps program (four per year)
  • Surfing lessons (first lesson free as a welcome gift)
  • Basketball, Australian Rules football, cross country, Rugby union, Rugby league, netball, surf sports and volleyball, beach volleyball
  • Chess competitions
  • Dance
  • International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) track and field program​​

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


  • ​Japanese
  • Italian
  • Other languages can be negotiated on enrolment via school of Distance Education​

Special programs

  • School musicals, music ensembles, concert bands, orchestra, stage band
  • Marine science
  • Hospitality studies, providing students with industry experience using a commercial kitchen
  • National mathematics competition
  • Engineering, robotics and coding programs
  • Athletics coaching before and after school, including track and field
  • School of excellence for athletics, football (soccer) and Touch football


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 06 November 2018