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Queensland Academy for Health Sciences

Three reasons to choose us

  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.

Principal's welcome

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School overview

Number of students

Year school established

School website

At Queensland Academies Health Sciences Campus, we are located on the Gold Coast, Australia.

We offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme — an internationally recognised pre-university level qualification.

We aim to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

Our graduating students can study at Australian tertiary institutes and overseas universities.

Working in partnership with Griffith University, we provide unique opportunities and enrichment for students who are interested in careers in health sciences, research, science and academia.

We focus on local and global perspectives to broaden your view of your place in the world.

EQI programs offered

HS
High School
HSA
High School Study Abroad
IB
International Baccalaureate
QA
Queensland Academies

Special programs

​At all three campuses of the Queensland Academies, each student is offered an integrated, parallel support structure to foster a sense of belonging that supports, encourages and celebrates success. Our teachers and other support staff work closely with students in small groups and in one on one mentoring to ensure students balance the challenges of the IB Diploma with other pursuits. This is further supported by high quality communication with parents and caregivers.​

Extracurricular activities

  • Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) is a fundamental part of our Diploma Programme experience. Through our CAS requirement we take seriously the importance of life outside school, providing a refreshing counterbalance to the academic self-absorption some may feel within our demanding Academy environment. Through these activities you ​will develop greater awareness of yourself, concern for others, engagement with the world of ideas and the ability to work cooperatively with other people.
  • Sports
  • Community service

School facilities

  • 500 seat lecture theatre - designed to university standard.
  • Research Laboratories - these large individual research laboratories are university standard. Access to individual and small group research rooms is controlled by access cards for students or small teams who are working on specific research projects.
  • Exercise Centre - a full multipurpose court for basketball, volleyball, and badminton, as well as a gym, Kinesiology Laboratory, classrooms and student showers.

Tertiary pathways

  • ​University of Queensland
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology

Languages

  • ​French
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Homestay and accommodation

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.

Students have their own bedroom with study facilities, three meals a day, and access to transport to and from school, and to school activities.

Read more about homestay and accommodation options.

Holiday adventure programs

Holiday adventure programs are an exciting and safe way for students to travel and sightsee during school holidays.

All holiday adventures are fully guided and escorted by qualified teachers and staff to ensure student safety.

Find out more about our holiday adventure programs.

Contact details

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 updated 20 July 2022