International Enrolments

Canterbury International College is an award winning south of Brisbane, where all students can realise their academic potential in inspiring spiritual, social and cultural surroundings.

We enjoy a wonderful environment of playgrounds expansive, exciting architecture, and state-of-the-art amenities set on over 30 hectares of natural bushland. We are committed to Christian values, intellectual excellence, the development of creative ideas and the acceptance of diversity.

At Canterbury College, we pride ourselves on developing confident young people with high self-esteem and self-discipline in a supportive family environment. I think Canterbury College is the best place in Australia for international students to achieve their academic and personal success.

CRICOS courses offered

Canterbury College accepts enrolments from International Students in the following CRICOS registered courses:

Primary Education (Prep to Year 7)


Junior Secondary Studies


Senior Secondary Studies


ELICOS/High School Preparation Course


English Language Requirements

The College offers a High School Preparation Program of Intensive English.

Entry Criteria and Academic Requirements

Please complete the Application Form linked here and return it with the following supporting documentation:

  • Copy of Passport
  • Previous 2 years of academic transcripts
  • Academic Entry Test is not required
  • AEAS, TOEFL and IELTS is not required for entry into HSP
  • Evidence of English language ability is required for direct entry to mainstream academic courses.

Overseas Student Health Cover

As an international student in Australia, you are required to have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the entire duration of your study in Australia. This insurance covers visits to the doctor, some hospital treatment, ambulance cover and limited pharmaceuticals (medicines). For further information on insurances please visit Australian Government’s Futures Unlimited.

You are able to purchase your own OSHC through your preferred insurance provider, or Canterbury College can purchase this on your behalf through our OSHC provider BUPA.

Visa Requirements and Living in Australia

The Australian Government, Department of Immigration and Border Protection Living in Australia web pages contain information and publications about life in Australia, and links to government settlement services including help learning English. These pages also provide information about Australian values and the cultural diversity of Australia’s people. Study Brisbane is also a useful website for students considering study here.

Please visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) website for information about Student Visa applications and requirements. Students must comply with the requirements of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship in regard to regulations governing international student entry to Australia.

ESOS Framework

The Australian Government wants International students in Australia to have a safe, enjoyable and rewarding place to study. Australia’s laws promote quality education and consumer protection for international students. These laws are known as the ESOS framework ( and they include the Education Services for Overseas (ESOS) Act 2000 and the National Code 2007. Families and Students should make themselves familiar with this framework.

Useful Links for International Students - International Student Fact Sheet - Student Visa online applications

To apply to enrol at Canterbury College, please fill in this form.

Canterbury College International Mission Statement

Canterbury College embraces international ties and culture. We celebrate our Global ties with partners in friendship, teaching and learning and academic, sporting and cultural excellence through our International Program.

We offer:

  • Superior academic achievement in comprehensive programs
  • Inspiration through individual support and guidance from dedicated staff
  • Development of confidence and motivation through participation in a range of sporting and musical activities
  • A premier co-educational independent school of students from Kindergarten to Year 12.