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International students

The Gap State High School has hosted international students for over 20 years with students from Asia, Europe and South America being fully integrated into the school community.

Programs offered include short term “Study Abroad” programs as well as programs running for the full five years of secondary education. Through this integration and continued quality ESL support, international students have the opportunity to extend their English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in a high school setting. 

While at the Gap State High School, students stay in homestay accommodation with local families.

They enjoy a high standard of living in spacious and comfortable homes and have the opportunity to learn about the Australian lifestyle. Homestay families work with the school to provide students with a variety of cultural and social activities through which enduring friendships are often formed.

The cultural diversity created by the international students’ program is beneficial for the whole school community and allows the development of students’ understanding of global cultures. It is our vision that this understanding will enable students to develop life-long understanding, tolerance and acceptance of other cultures and nationalities.

For further information about international student enrolment at The Gap State High School please email or contact The Queensland Department of Education and Training Trading : Education Queensland International (EQI) CRICOS No. 00608A.

  • A virtual tour

    A virtual tour of The Gap State High School's International Program

  • EALD Support

    Our students are supported by a fully qualified and experienced English as a Second Language (EALD) teacher and attend time tabled EALD lessons during which they are introduced to the necessary skills required for their subject assessment items.

  • Homestay

    At The Gap State High School we have some excellent homestay providers who provide our international students with safe accommodation and general welfare.

  • International Captains

    ​Our 2017 International Captains are Charlotte Chen and Drew Crawford. Charlotte and Drew are looking forward to an exciting year with lots of interesting activities and experiences to be involved with.

  • Staff Photos

    Meet the friendly staff from the Gap State High School Internationals Program.

  • Student Activities

    Student Activities - photos of variety of school activities that our international students enjoy.

  • Student Testimonials

    Student Testimonials