Indooroopilly State High School

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Principal's Welcome


Three reasons to choose Indooroopilly State High School

  1. Quality education that offers early admission to The University of Queensland (UQ) and other Brisbane tertiary institutions
  2. An International Baccalaureate World School that provides special benefits and opportunities for international studies and tertiary pathways
  3. English language support provided by highly qualified English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) teachers in all curriculum areas

School Information

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​Indooroopilly State High School offers excellence in teaching that promotes academic, cultural and sporting success. Located close to the University of Queensland, the school fosters strong tertiary links. At Indooroopilly High, students enjoy excellent facilities and learn in a spacious environment enhanced by trees and beautiful gardens.

The school is well serviced by nearby public transport and has offered quality homestays to international students for more than 20 years.
A non-uniform school, Indooroopilly has the feeling of a university campus with a culture of strong academic achievement.

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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

  • CISCO Networking Academy
  • Extension studies and course credit – The University of Queensland (UQ) and Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
  • Music extension – Queensland Conservatorium of Music
  • Queensland College of Art
  • Griffith Film School
  • Royal Queensland Aero Club

School facilities

  • Confucius Classroom
  • Dance and art studios with a pottery kiln
  • Extensive sports facilities
  • Film and television editing suite
  • Flight simulator
  • Library resource centre 
  • Performance and lecture theatre
  • Science and CISCO laboratories

Extracurricular activities

  • Chess and mathematics clubs
  • Concert, stage, strings, percussion and brass bands
  • Debating and public speaking
  • Interact community service club
  • Interschool sport
  • National and international cultural tours and concerts
  • School musical

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 (Mandarin) (Years 7–12)
  • Spanish (Years 7–12)
  • Opportunities to study community languages
  • Spanish Academy accredited by the Spanish Ministry of Education​

Special programs

  • Aviation studies to qualify for a private pilot’s licence
  • CISCO Networking Academy
  • Engineering
  • English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D)
  • Full arts program 
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme offering direct entry to universities in Australia and overseas
  • Robotics/mechatronics
  • Spanish immersion (Years 7–10)
  • Council of International Schools (CIS) accreditation
  • National English Language Teaching Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) intensive English accreditation


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 31 July 2018
Last updated 31 July 2018