Chancellor State College

Three reasons to choose us

  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​

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School overview

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Chancellor State College is a vibrant community of over 3,000 students from 50 different countries of birth and speaking 47 languages.

Only 9 minutes to the beach, our modern campus is part of the education precinct of the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC). We share a 3,000-seat sports stadium, professional athletics track, Olympic-size swimming pool, and our performing arts complex is state-of-the-art. Robotics programs produce Australian and world champions and our robotics labs are best practice.

Our relationship with USC means we offer a seamless pathway from Prep to university. Camps visit K'gari (Fraser Island), Kakadu (the outback), the Great Barrier Reef and Sydney. Students perform above the state average in all schooling domains.

EQI programs offered

High School
High School Study Abroad
Primary School

Special programs

  • Chancellor State College is partnered with Union Institute of Language (UIL) and is the only school on the Sunshine Coast to offer High School Preparation (HSP). The UIL Secondary School Preparation Program (SSPP) prepares students to enter junior or senior secondary school at the students' choice of registered Education Queensland International schools
  • Australian and world championship robotics programs
  • Marine science and aquatics programs including boating, house-boat camp and snorkelling on Lady Elliot Island (Great Barrier Reef)
  • Hospitality and manufacturing studies providing students with industry experience using industry standard workshops and commercial kitchens
  • Athletics and gym coaching before and after school, including track and field
  • Academy programs—athletics, football and touch football
  • Diploma of Business and numerous Certificate III courses

Extracurricular activities

  • Free surfing lesson as a welcome gift
  • International students school adventure camps program to iconic Australian locations—Lady Elliot Island, Kakadu, K'gari (Fraser Island) and Sydney
  • Instrumental music program, ensembles, concert bands, orchestra and stage band
  • Specialist track and field coaches offer multi-disciplinary programs for elite athletes utilising world-class facilities​​

School facilities

  • Indoor sports stadium
  • Purpose-built robotics labs
  • Performing arts centre
  • Café
  • Music laboratory with recording facilities
  • Green room for film and television
  • Gymnasium
  • Olympic-size swimming pool
  • 5 marine studies boats
  • Integrated HSP English language school

Tertiary pathways

  • University of Sunshine Coast (USC) – Headstart
  • Undergraduate Certificate (partnership with universities)
  • Entry to other Queensland universities
  • TAFE Queensland​


  • Japanese
  • Others via distance education in our supervised international classroom including Chinese, Italian, Spanish, French and German​

Homestay and accommodation

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.

Students have their own bedroom with study facilities, three meals a day, and access to transport to and from school, and to school activities.

Read more about homestay and accommodation options.

Holiday adventure programs

Holiday adventure programs are an exciting and safe way for students to travel and sightsee during school holidays.

All holiday adventures are fully guided and escorted by qualified teachers and staff to ensure student safety.

Find out more about our holiday adventure programs.

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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.

Last updated 29 May 2023