Student Success Stories

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Paula from Austria

​​"Another subject I really enjoy is Marine and Aquatic studies because we don’t have that in Austria."​​​ - Watch video


Dr. Marina from Brazil

​​​​"When I first thought about studying abroad, Australia was the country that most interested me. It has an interesting history, exotic nature and friendly people."​​​ ​ - Read her story


Giovanna from Brazil

"I chose Queensland because the weather here is good all the time. In winter we can go surfing and the schools here are awesome." ​​​ - Watch video


David from Cambodia

David was one of just five Year 12 graduates awarded a University of Queensland scholarship to study engineering at the prestigious Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology​​​ - Watch video


Beibei and Fee from China

"Kelvin Grove fashion has helped me achieve my goal because I was given so many opportunities to learn (...)." - Read their story



Size from China

Size graduated from Year 12 as Dux of the School last year with a swag of additional awards. - Watch video


Rachel from China

"I was encouraged to participate in the mathematics team challenge and our team got several medals." ​​​ - Watch video



Caroline and Christian from Denmark

Find out why we love Queensland - Watch video


Tomma from Germany

"I chose to study in Queensland because I was always interested in the tropics and I wanted to get to know the area and the culture."​ - Watch video


Kitty ​from Hong Kong

​​"My English Skills have improved a lot since attending Corinda State High School." - Watch video


Christy from Hong Kong

​​"In the future, I'd like to continue studying film, television and new media and go to university to study screen production at Griffith Uni [Brisbane"​​​ - Watch video


Diveakssh from India

​​"The facilities we had at​ the Queensland Academy are superior to the ones I even have at university level in some aspects, such as the music studio, the film equipment.​”​ - Watch video


Jay from India

​​"I wish to study Computer Science at university. Being in this school is good because the school provides a good subject range that I can choose in order to become a computer scientist..​" - Watch video


Flony from India

"Townsville is a great place to study because there's many schools around this area considered one of the best schools in north Queensland" - Watch video​​


Ridhima from India

"I have always wanted to be a chartered accountant. The fact that I choose to do high school in Queensland has helped me choose the best possible course at Griffith University.” ​ - Watch video​​


Devi from Indonesia

"I was an international student at Indooroopilly State High School and now I am an international student at QUT, studying a Bachelor of Business and majoring in Accounting.” ​​​ - Watch video


Kamand from Iran

"We learn about how to invest money, the good facts when buying a property. Studying in Queensland is much different compared to my home country (...)" - Watch video


Frederico from Italy

"Trinity Bay State High School caught my eye with its diverse subjects and projects that were unique to the region and offered the opportunities to maximise the experience. I was so right with my choice." ​​​ - Read his story


Mayuki from Japan

"In Japan I was part of a swimming team, so I was happy that North Lakes has a swimming pool." - Watch video



Minnie from Japan

"Maleny High has a lot of classes that China and Japan don’t have so I’m enjoying studying different subjects.  For example, I have chosen dance as a subject and it’s amazing, I love it!" ​​​ - Read her story


Christy from Malaysia

"I am really glad to study this subject in my junior school because I am going to study more academic subjects in senior school for my career pathway in medical." - Watch video


Jorge from Mexico and Luis from Brazil

"​Studying in another place outside Mexico is something that makes the IB so special from other types of programs.​" - Read more



​​Moe from Burma

"I want to become an Early Childhood Teacher in the future. My plan is to continue my study in Early Childhood at university after completing Year 12 at Whites Hill State College." - Read more


Litamele from Papua New Guinea

​​​​​​"My aspiration is to one day work with an international organisation such as UNICEF, under the United Nations Organisation."​ ​- Read more



Simaema from Papua New Guinea

Simaema represents Redlynch College in the Cairns CISSA inter-school sports competition and has played on the school volleyball team since Year 11. - Read her story


Neil from Philippines

"I knew this program was going to help me a lot to get into university"

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Oliver from Switzerland

"The support at Coolum State High School is really good. In class I’m asked if I need help and I get more time to do homework. Also, the international staff are really good; I can contact them if I need help.​" - Watch video​​


Thuwanon from Thailand​​

"My future goal after completing Year 12 at Centenary State High School is to study a doctor (medical) degree at The University of Queensland."​​​ - Watch video


Amy​ from Vietnam

"I was one of the fourteen Student Ambassador of the City of Gold Coast. We experienced a lot different events, from professional to recreational ones." - Watch vi​​deo


Minh from Vietnam

"The maths and science program at Corinda is quite challenging and I like to challenge myself." - Watch video


Danica from Vietnam

​​Meet Danica from Vietnam - Watch video




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Last reviewed 09 April 2019
Last updated 01 December 2020