Education Queensland International (EQI) coordinates short term group study tours for overseas students who wish to visit Queensland Government Schools to enrich their educational and cultural experience. Study tour programs combine exciting educational, tourism and cultural exchange activities for overseas student groups visiting Queensland Government schools.
Students have the opportunity to enhance their English language skills and academic capabilities by studying alongside their school buddies in a Queensland classroom environment. By integrating into the school community students have the opportunity to develop lasting international friendships.
Students benefit from a safe, caring and rich educational experience at school and throughout their stay in Queensland. Staying with carefully selected host families from within the school community, students can experience the unique Australian lifestyle.
Designed with flexibility and innovation, study tours to Queensland Government schools are customised to meet diverse group needs. Programs can include a variety of interactive school-based activities and educational excursions to provide distinctive life-long learning opportunities.
The wide range of study tour programs include:
For further information please refer to the EQI Group Study Tours Program Overview brochure available in the following languages:
The Queensland Advantage
Queensland Government endorsed programs delivered since 1992.
Quality assured programs delivered by over 400 trained and accredited Government primary and secondary schools throughout Queensland.
Highly customised and flexible programs tailored to meet diverse group needs.
International students integrate into an innovative, safe and supportive educational environment.
Host families are carefully selected from within the school community by trained school personnel.
Queensland Government host schools offer extensive resources and world class education facilities to support innovation and 21st century learning.
School based learnings are enriched by interactive excursions to discover Queensland’s unique natural environment and world famous theme and wildlife parks.
Additional support services including 24 hour emergency contact and multi-lingual staff.
Unique on-line tour management system providing trained agents immediate access to program pricing and tour information.
How to bring a group to Queensland
All Group Study Tours to Queensland Government schools are arranged through the Study Tours and Professional Visits division of Education Queensland International (EQI).
To receive pricing and to book a study tour program, agents must first complete the accreditation process with EQI.
EQI Study Tours and Professional Visits for details on how to become an EQI accredited agent for Study Tours.
The 2017 Group Study Tours School Calendar (PDF, 596 KB) lists important dates to consider when planning a study tour, including Queensland term dates, public and school holidays.