Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology

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Principal's Welcome

​​I am proud to be the Principal of the Queensland Academy for Science, Mathematics and Technology, as it is one of the most successful and prestigious selective entry high schools in Australia.

Our Academy aims to extend student learning by blurring the line between school and university.

Our core curriculum is the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

This program encourages students to become global citizens and enables our graduates access to the world’s leading universities.

Our students are very committed to their studies and enjoy as range of extension experiences across all forms of the sciences, mathematics and technologies including astrophysics, molecular biology and robotics.

We celebrate our diversity through a full range of activities including musical performances, language competitions, sporting events and opportunities for active volunteering. This allows our students to achieve a balance between their academic work and cultural opportunities.

Three reasons to choose Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology

  1. Study the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (world-wide curriculum)
  2. Study alongside like-minded students (gifted, talented, creative and global)
  3. Each campus offers particular specialities that meet the needs, aspirations and goals of that particular group of students.

School Information

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Our school is one of the most successful and prestigious selective-entry state schools in Australia.

We provide a valuable transition from school to university for highly capable students from Years 7 to 12. Our exceptional academic standards and holistic education encourage great endeavours and success in a wide range of activities, where we emphasise critical thinking, collaboration and discovery.

Our core curriculum is the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB) for senior students, and the Middle Years Programme (MYP) for students aged 11 to 16.

We offer a safe and welcoming environment with outstanding mentor and leadership programs. We educate our students to have knowledge of and respect for diverse cultures.

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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 Queensland
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • International Universities

School facilities

  • To deliver a world-class education we have world class facilities including
    • University-standard science laboratories
    • A Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Precinct with designated Robotics and Makerspace labs
    • A wireless computer network
    • Extensive recreational and sporting facilities including a gymnasium, tennis and basketball courts
    • Contemporary learning spaces and new Research Centre
    • Quiet individual study spaces and learning areas with up-to-date resources
    • A contemporary refectory with a large variety of healthy food options
    • 300-seat lecture theatre
    • Classrooms with the latest IT infrastructure
    • Virtual classrooms
    • An observatory
  • An 800-seat auditorium
  • Sports ovals
  • Music rooms
  • Art rooms

Extracurricular activities

  • Sport and other co-curricular activities
  • Camp program
  • Instrumental music program
  • STEM tours and programs
  • Robotics and design technology workshops
  • Community and environment engagement

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 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 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. Find out more about our holiday adventure programs.


  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Special programs

We are fortunate to share many industry partnerships that assist our students in learning and discovery. Our student experience is greatly enhanced through our valued partnerships. For a full list of our Special programs and extracurricular activities please refer to our website.


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 20 June 2022