High school to university pathways

​​​​​​​​​​​​Queensland Government schools deliver high quality teaching and academically rigorous programs to prepare students for the rigours of university study.

Strong partnerships with Queensland’s top universities mean that international students can choose from a wide range of university pathways and experience programs, and even earn university course credit while still at high school.​

Study options and career guidance

Each EQI high school has a specialised international student support team that includes a guidance officer to provide counsellin​g and advice on academic pathways, subject choices and career / higher education study options and plans.

The guidance officer can help to find university courses along with information about application dates, documentation and course entry requirements, scholarships and how offers are made.

Eligibility for tertiary study

If you wish to continue your education at a Queensland university you need to complete Year 11 and 12 to obtain a Tertiary Entrance Statement and Queensland Certificate of Education.

University experience and pathway programs

Queensland Government schools can provide seamless pathways to Queensland universities through programs such as:

These programs enable students to experience university by studying a subject during Year 11 or 12. During their program, students can access the university facilities on campus, including sports, libraries and study spaces.

Other benefits differ between programs but may include guaranteed or early university offers, a bonus university admission rank, or credit towards a degree or higher education program.

Queensland universities

Queensland is a centre of excellence for education and research and is home to many world-class research institutions and researchers. With the State’s wide choice of high quality universities, international students can continue their studies in Queensland after high school:



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Last reviewed 21 April 2016
Last updated 02 September 2016