Urangan State High School

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Principal's Welcome

​Urangan State High School is a friendly, happy and busy community where our school vision “Pursuit of excellence every minute, every day” and motto “Working together to learn” is enacted on a day to day basis. Our school operates on a philosophy of setting high standards and expecting students to strive to be the best they can be, in all facets of their lives.

We provide many opportunities, both inside and outside the classroom, for students to develop to their full potential. This is done in an orderly, friendly and supportive environment.

Urangan State High School is dedicated to discovering the best within all students through high quality educational and social experiences that expose them to new ideas, new ways and new possibilities for future success.

We believe in creating a school, which is based upon mutual respect and empowerment, where: 

  • Students feel safe and able to achieve to their full potential,
  • Parent involvement is valued,
  • Staff are enthusiastic and supportive, and
  • Teamwork, confidence and communication are the basis of success and happiness.

Parents are always welcome in our school, as you play a very important role in our school community and students benefit from you taking an active interest in their high school activities.

We look forward to meeting you.

Three reasons to choose Urangan State High School

  1. ​Safe, supportive environment
  2. Flexibility in subject selection
  3. Coastal location and temperate climate

School Information

Year established:
Number of students:

​Urangan State High School offers a stimulating and varied curriculum, enthusiastic teaching staff, excellent facilities and a friendly campus within a coastal environment. The school has strong links with TAFE and the University of Southern Queensland. It ha s a strong emphasis on academic excellence and a reputation for outstanding achievements in music, performing arts and sport.

Contact details


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 the Sunshine Coast link courses in English and engineering, providing university credit and potential direct university entry for successful students
  • University of the Sunshine Coast  also conducts Middle School of Excellence courses in creative writing, mathematics and science

School facilities

  • Library 
  • Information technology building
  • Performing  arts theatre
  • Industrial design centre
  • Hospitality kitchens 
  • Three sporting ovals
  • Music block
  • Multipurpose sporting facilities
  • International language centre

Extracurricular activities

  • School rugby union
  • Instrumental music program
  • School performance groups
  • Gifted and talented programs/
  • Opti-MINDS
  • School musicians/physical theatre troupe
  • Chess Club
  • Futsal
  • Junior regional council

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

Special programs

  • Extension excellence programs
  • University of the Sunshine Coast link programs in English and engineering
  • Drama/instrumental music
  • Vocational education training programs
  • Leadership Development Program


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 01 August 2018
Last updated 01 August 2018