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International Students


Cairns State High has a long and proud tradition of educating international students. The school community shares a strong commitment to broadening the diversity of the student population and establishing long 

term relationships into the future.  


A comprehensive orientation program occurs during the first weeks to assist with transition and to help students adjust to their new school environment. The Orientation program includes: Welcome pack, school tour, purchase of uniforms, overview of school routines and introduction to members of the International Student Program team. 

Education Queensland International (EQI)

  • EQI specialises in developing International Student Programs for Queensland state schools.

Enrolment Application

Study Tours

Our study tour team has accredited officers and offers a range of program to suit the needs of visiting groups. 

Types of Study Tour Programs

  • School visits – ½ day, full day, up to four weeks  

  • Study Tour with homestay organised by the school  

  • Professional visits   

International Student Program (ISP) Team

Brendan Begley l ISP Manager l T +61 7 4050 3041 l E

Antonietta Lavalle l ISP Coordinator l T +61 7 4050 3062 l E​

Karen Canning l Homestay Coordinator l T +61 7 4050 3057 l E​

Crystie Disher l Study Tour Coordinator l T +61 7 4050 3009 l E​

The Department of Education and Training trading as Education Queensland International (EQI) CRICOS Provider Number 00608A