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Canterbury College Short Term Study Abroad Experiences


Canterbury College in Waterford, Queensland, offers Short Term Study Abroad programs for individual international students to experience the Australian way of life in beautiful Queensland. Students will live and study alongside Australian students in the safe and friendly Canterbury College community. Students participate in an immersion program studying Queensland curriculum subjects with English language support if required.

Students can enrol for up to 10 weeks on a Visitor’s Visa and experience Canterbury College life. Transport to and from the College is provided by the homestay family for these short experiences.

Students will live with carefully-selected homestay families who are committed to the care and well-being of visiting students. Many of these families have children attending Canterbury College.

  • Experience Australian lifestyle through family meals, day trips and conversation.
  • Practice English in a relaxed, supportive family atmosphere.
  • Live in a safe, caring and supportive environment.
  • Enjoy a comfortable, clean and private room.
  • Receive three nutritious meals a day and snacks as required.

The cost is AUS$ 13,668 for 1 term in 2021 (plus AUS$ 920 security bond and AUS$ 575 homestay retention fee, both refundable subject to conditions) 2022 fees not known yet

2022 Term start Dates

TERM 1 finished
TERM 2 20 April 2022
TERM 3 12 July 2022
TERM 4 4 October 2022

For more information, please write to us at StudyAustralia EU <- click for e-mail

See our regular high school programmes here: Canterbury College (Waterford, Queensland)

Canterbury College 4 week summer study experience

This project is still unsure for 2022

Participate for 4 weeks in Canterbury School life, live in homestay, and see some of Australia including Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, wildlife, beaches, farm animals and indigenous culture. Older students can also visit two of the major Universities of Queensland.

Start Dates: (Excursions cannot be adjusted or amended to suit individual preferences]

  • start of the term

AUS$ unsure for 2022 (plus AUS$ 920 security bond and AUS$ unsure yet homestay retention fee, both refundable subject to conditions)

Included in the price are the tuition for twelve days integration with Canterbury College students (plus the school orientation) and a welcome morning tea, plus the homestay accommodation and the transportation to and from school daily. Of course the airport transfers are included. At the end a farewell BBQ with new friends and homestay parents will be organised and during the 4 weeks a Canterbury College student will ‘buddy’ the visiting student for the duration of the visit.

Canterbury College Group Study Tours in Queensland
With more than 15 years’ experience in managing the needs of International Student Groups from all over the world Canterbury College welcomes International Visitors. The College is able to offer a variety of Study Tour options to visiting schools and to individual students wishing to experience a Study Abroad experience from a short half-day to a ten‑week intensive experience.

Study Tour students have an opportunity to become involved in the life of an Australian school community within the framework of the College’s timetable. Our objectives are to:

  • develop a student’s English language skills
  • provide an opportunity for visiting students to experience Australian culture
  • provide an opportunity for visitors to share their culture with Australian students. We look forward to welcoming international visitors to the College.
  • Each Study Tour incorporates essentials such as English tuition, integration and immersion in the classroom with Australian students, cultural awareness, a homestay accommodation experience and tourism excursions.

Please ask for a quote on a group study tour from StudyAustralia EU <- click for e-mail