The Queensland Department of Education trading as: Education Queensland International (EQI) CRICOS Registration Number 00608A.
Welcome to Kirwan State High School
Kirwan State High School is located in the beautiful regional city of Townsville in North Queensland. The city has more than 300 days of sunshine a year and the area is surrounded by natural beauty - tropical islands, the Great Barrier Reef, rainforests and beaches. Kirwan State High School's international student program has been active since 2006, and the school has hosted hundreds of international students. Each year the school welcomes students from all over the world and offers different programs.
- High School Certificate - Graduate Program - Students complete Year 11 and 12
- Regional studies abroad - short term stays for 3, 6, 9 or 12 months
- Study tours program - 1 to 2 week visits for students
- Student exchange programs - 1 year stays through WEP and Rotary Exchange
The school aims to instil global citizenship, tolerance and inclusion among all staff and students. The international program brings a greater international focus to our curriculum and school culture.
Kirwan State High School offers a broad range of study options that cater for diverse interests and future pathways in a caring and friendly learning environment. Students have the opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities, including:
- Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays International Camp
- EQI Holiday Programs
- Athletics and Swimming Carnival
- School Musical and School Bands
Use the links provided to make contact with EQI, apply to study, become a Homestay provider or find more information.
International student handbook
The following staff are specialised in all aspects of the International Student Program.
Head of Department International Student Program
Ms Elena Hawkins
Telephone: +61 7 4773 8189
Fax: +61 7 4773 8100
International Student Support And Homestay Coordinator
Mrs Lorraine Duve
Telephone: +61 7 4773 8165
Mobile: +61 476 804 403
Fax: +61 7 4773 8100
Management and support structure for international students
For all general enquiries please contact us.