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

Year established:
Number of students:

At Yeronga SHS we provide learning pathways for a socially, economically and environmentally balanced future.

We also promote values and attitudes that enable you to become more resilient and ready for the

changing world of post-secondary options and directions.

A student-focused, medium-sized school, we promote a very safe and dynamic learning

community only restricted by imagination and effort.

We offer traineeships, apprenticeships and university pathways, as well as an extended Year 10 to

12 Core Skills Support program that enhances your future pathways.​

Contact details

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

  • School-based traineeships and apprenticeships​
  • 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

  • Cultural centre
  • Sports centre
  • Auditorium
  • Gym
  • eLearning centre
  • Trade training centre

Extracurricular activities

  • Instrumental music
  • Interact (community volunteering)
  • Gym - body building and fitness
  • Creative Generation
  • Concert band
  • Drama club
  • Debating
  • Robotics and drones
  • School musical
  • Year 7, 9 and 11 camps

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
  • VET Chinese (First certificate program sponsored in Queensland)
  • Languages via distance education (Arabic, French, German, Vietnamese and more)

Special programs

  • Rigorous curriculum with a focus on literacy and numeracy to ensure academic success
  • English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) targeted support
  • Specialist English for EAL/D subject in Years 11 to 12
  • A strong international e​xperience
  • Innovative VET courses
  • Strong business and university links
  • Philosophy and Reason in all junior classes

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 06 November 2018
Last updated 06 November 2018