Catholic schools in Queensland welcome overseas students to study in a safe, caring and supportive environment. Catholic schools educate about one in five of Queensland students with more than 3,900 students studying on a visa including 267 overseas students across 47 schools.
Queensland Catholic schools are accredited by the Non-State Schools Accreditation Board and implement national and state curriculum documentation and fulfil all government reporting and accountability requirements.
The Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) is the official Australian Government website that lists all Australian education providers that offer courses to people studying in Australia on student visas and the courses offered. Schools registered on the CRICOS list are able to enrol international students entering Australia on a student visa (subclass 571) to study full-time in registered courses for periods of longer than 3 months.
Overseas students can:
Students under 18 years of age studying in Australia have the following accommodation options:
If not living with a parent, legal custodian or approved relative, a student under 18 years of age applying for a student visa must provide a letter from their education provider to the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection approving accommodation arrangements before a student visa can be granted. For further information on student visa conditions visit the Department of Immigration and Citizenship website (e.g. visa condition 8532)