Yeronga State High School

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Principal's Welcome

Three reasons to choose Yeronga State High School

  1. ​An international educational experience offering highly specialised English language and literacy immersion
  2. Proven strong history of academic excellence with a wide and diverse curriculum range
  3. Located directly on the train line, five kilometres from Brisbane’s central business district.

School Information

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​Yeronga State High School is a truly international school that embodies its core values of quality, harmony and sustainability. With students originating from over 50 countries, it offers multiple opportunities to excel in a harmonious, disciplined and inclusive environment.

The school community is very proud of its long history of academic excellence and wide range of sporting and cultural pursuits. While still honouring its traditions, Yeronga has embraced the technological advances of the 21st century, with a stronger e-learning focus and technologies embedded throughout the curriculum. Our strong partnerships with universities, business and industry allow opportunities for acceleration into formal tertiary study.

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Homestay

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

  • Early start partnerships with universities – Queensland University of Technology (QUT), The University of Queensland (UQ) and Griffith University (GU)
  • Accelerated subject pathways offering diploma study and guaranteed university entrance
  • Partnerships with Technical and Further Education (TAFE) and independent institutes – off-campus enrolments in diverse vocational courses

School facilities

  • ​International hub
  • Newly refurbished state-of-the-art e-learning centre/ library, with interactive and wireless technology
  • Multimillion dollar sports complex and sport facilities
  • Specialised language centre
  • Specialist facilities for art, technology, languages and science
  • Business education centres
  • Student–computer ratio of 1:1

Extracurricular activities

  • ​Artsfest, drama and musicals
  • Public speaking and debating
  • Multicultural celebrations
  • Interschool sport – district premiership teams in summer and winter competitions
  • Public speaking
  • School instrumental bands

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

Languages

  • ​Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Other languages offered through BSDE

Special programs

  • ​Excellence Program in Art
  • Excellence Program in Drama
  • Excellence Program in Mathematics
  • Excellence Program in Science
  • Direct pathways in accounting and law to Queensland University of Technology
  • EAL/D
  • Horticulture
  • Confucius Classroom

Disclaimer

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 12 April 2017
Last updated 12 April 2017