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International Program at William Ross State High School

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Department of Education and Training Trading as Education Queensland International CRICOS Provider Code: 00608A

Established in 1991, William Ross State High School has a reputation for a diverse, innovative curriculum, world-class facilities, dedicated, caring staff and a supportive environment for student learning. Located on the south side of Townsville, our open North Queensland life-style offers students experiences and activities that extend their understanding of Australian culture and add to their personal development as global citizens.

Our school is an innovative coeducational school with an extensive range of curriculum providing high quality learning with a strong student support program. The school also has a proud sporting tradition, demonstrated by an excellence program that has nurtured talented athletes to achieve success at regional, state and national competitions.

At William Ross State High School our motto is “Success through Commitment”. This principle is evident in all aspects of our school. From our supportive community of parents and friends to our dedicated, expert staff, who together, with unique and talented students, build a strong academic culture focussed on quality learning and outcomes. Our aim is to provide an academically rigorous education that will equip our students to be active global citizens and lifelong learners.

Through our curriculum and vision, William Ross State High School is committed to providing educational experiences that prepare our students for a globalised world as successful and engaged citizens. Each year, we provide opportunities for students to participate in overseas study tours. Previous study tours include visits to China, Japan, New Zealand and Italy.

Our accreditation with Education Queensland International demonstrates our commitment to offering places to international students from all around the world. Our school delivers opportunities for international students to experience success and achieve productive outcomes across academic studies, cultural events and sporting activities.

Through our International Schools Program, we host regular International Study Tours each year, from China and Japan. Our school also welcomes Regional Study Abroad and Graduate Program international students to our community, providing authentic opportunities for cultural exchange and learning.

We welcome you whole-heartedly to join with us, become a part of our valued William Ross State High School International Program and take part in what will be one of the most memorable experiences of your lifetime.​​​​​​ 

The student application form can be downloaded from the EQI website. If you require assistance, you can contact an agent within our country or alternatively, email EQI direct.​