Welcome to the Kelvin Gove State College International Student Program
Every year since 2000, Kelvin Grove State College (KGSC) has welcomed students from many different countries including Brazil, China, Germany, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia, Japan and Italy. KGSC has a caring, culturally diverse environment in which all our international students are invited to make a contribution. Many Australian families choose to enrol their children at our school because of the presence of students from other cultures.
It provides an opportunity for the whole college to have a global experience without leaving the country!
Ms Joh Walsh
Head of International and EAL/D Departments
KGSC is a co-educational Prep to 12 College leading the way in innovation and State education providing the best 'Prep to Pathways' experience for all students. The College is 3km from Brisbane's central business district and borders Queensland University of Technology (QUT), and Kelvin Grove Urban Village, a vibrant residential, educational and commercial precinct. Complementing this unique community environment are parks, green spaces, pedestrian friendly streetscapes, a thriving town centre and a creative blend of leisure and commercial activities, where people connect, live, work and study and visit.
The College's values framework prioritise the holistic and wellness of futures-focused, globally competent learners, leaders and citizens. We focus on providing a world-class quality education, exploring the latest offerings and opportunities for students through industry co-creative collaboration, ensuring students are equipped with the skills and knowledge required for the jobs of the future.
KGSC has exceptional sporting, cultural and academic excellence programs, university programs, entrepreneurial programs and futures-focused industry partners and programs.
The College has partnered with the Queensland Government and local industry to become a Gateway to Industry School in Advanced Manufacturing, Agribusiness, Construction, Food, Wine and Tourism, Health, ICT, Minerals and Energy, Screen and Media. Allowing the College to be at the forefront of curriculum design and co-creative innovation in the senior school syllabus.
With strong and established links with Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Griffith University and the Australian Computer Society we are able to offer accelerated pathways to universities, and enhanced learning experiences.
We welcome visitors from around the world, so if you know someone who is looking for a wonderful experience ask them to contact us at EQI or email our school.
While enrolled at KGSC, International students are not permitted to drive.
The Department of Education trading as
Education Queensland International (EQI) CRICOS Provider Code: 00608A.
Phone (within Australia): 1800 316 540
Phone (outside Australia): +61 7 3513 5301