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Yeronga State High School

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Apply now to Study in a Queensland Government School, Australia.

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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Welcome to Yeronga State High School. Our school is located only 5km from Brisbane city centre and the dynamic cultural precinct of the South Bank Parklands.

Yeronga has a strong focus on structured English and mathematics programs and we have earned a reputation for excellence and success.

Our school has a harmonious and diverse student body, reflecting the real-world multicultural experience that Australia offers. We work with each individual student to ensure that they find their unique pathway to success.

Yeronga’s homestay program has been running for 25 years and we have an excellent English support program, with both group classes and individual tuition.

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 facilities

  • Performing arts and music complex
  • Sports centre providing a climbing wall, abseiling, a sprung floor basketball court as well as a gym
  • eLearning centre
  • Trade Training centre
  • Science laboratories
  • Two large sport fields
  • Tennis/basketball/netball courts

Extracurricular activities

  • School-based VET programs
    • Drones
    • Chinese
    • Formula 1 cars
  • Music programs
    • Instrumental
    • Choir
    • Rock ‘n’ roll band
  • School musical
  • Drama club
  • Gym: body building and fitness
  • Debating

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.

Languages

  • Chinese
  • VET Chinese
  • Access to external language exams
  • Access to languages via Distance Education

Special programs

  • Extension programs
    • IMPACT program for high-achieving Maths and English students
    • English Acceleration
    • Math Acceleration
  • Arts excellence opportunities
  • University Partnership Programs
  • Robotics and Drone programs
  • Chinese acceleration
  • Confucius Classroom partnership with Queensland University of Technology
  • Leadership program
  • Film and TV specialist equipment and green room

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 01 April 2021