We are the official registration office for high schools in Tasmania.  Our student exchange program in Tasmania is supported by the relevant Ministries of Education in Australia, so we can offer international students a large number of state high schools in Tasmania. All high schools participating in our program are located in or around the cities of Tasmania. ​So if you're interested in high school studies in Tasmania, you have come to the right place.

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Why study at a High School in Tasmania?

Studying at a High School in Tasmania is entirely different experience then any other state in Australia. You get to experience living in Australia’s island state, a very friendly and environmental state.

Beautiful mountains and lakes surround the island, and most the states population lives in the capital, Hobart. Tasmania prides itself on its excellent education; it has a reputation for its high standards of teaching and friendly, safe environment for students.

The costs of living are considerably low, there is an excellent level of student support, and the facilities are of very high standards. Studying in Tasmania therefore will be a quality experience with exciting opportunities to explore the beautiful land.

With only a short flight to Melbourne on Australia’s mainland, students can explore the best of both worlds.

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The philosophy of education in Tasmanian schools includes:

  • Integrated learning
  • Full access to programs and services
  • An orientation program
  • An English language program
  • Student support services
  • Regular reports on student progress
  • Contacting your school prior to arrival
  • Students and their parents are encouraged to make contact with their Tasmanian school once a Confirmation of Enrolment has been issued.

International students are entitled to:

  • Access based on need
  • A key point of contact in the school
  • A Student Contact Officer to coordinate all services
  • Full information about programs and services available
  • home stay and placement service support
  • Study counselling
  • English language support
  • An induction program
  • Enrolment in a local school for primary students

Tasmania

Tasmania is Australia’s only island state and is separated from the Australian mainland by Bass Strait. Located between the southern latitudes of 40 and 44, Tasmania is like no other Australian state.

With abundant year round rainfall – some parts receive in excess of 3,500mm a year – Tasmania is clean and green and one of Australia’s most scenic destinations.
Tasmania is a land of rolling green hills, towering and rugged peaks, national parks and world heritage areas.

One of the first parts of Australia to be settled by Europeans, Tasmania has a wild and interesting past. It has a fascinating history of convict settlement and today the old penal colony of Port Arthur on the Tasman Peninsula remains one of the island’s most popular tourist destinations.

The original inhabitants were members of the semi-nomadic Mouheneener tribe and first European settlement began in 1803 as a penal colony at Risdon Cove. Located south east of Australia and being separated from Australia by the Bass Strait with its beautiful beaches many flora species, waterfalls, lakes, fast flowing rivers, rugged mountain landscapes with magnificent wilderness, national parks that provide divers vegetation from grassland to eucalyptus forest with population of 0.5 Million and being 26th largest island in the world being the Natural State with unspoiled natural environment with National Parks and World Heritage Sites.

Our High School Programs in Tasmania

Tasmania High School Study Abroad

Tasmania High School Study Abroad

The Study Abroad is a highly flexible program for students wanting to complete a short-term study period in a Tasmanian Government High School. Duration can be tailored to your needs.

Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE)

Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE)

This program is perfect if you plan to continue studies in Australia at university level. The program usually goes over 2 years, starting with year 11 until the end of year 12.

Tasmania Short High School Program

Short High School Program

Tasmania offers you the chance to study at a high school for less than 3 months and as little as 4 weeks. You don't need a student visa for this program, a tourist visa is sufficient!

List of our high schools in Tasmania sorted by region

High Schools in Hobart

The capital of Australias southern isle. Tasmania has the most majestic and surreal wildlife and scenery of any other place in Australia. Hobart itself is a place full of history and opportunities. Known also for it’s chilly weather and for being cut off literally from the rest of Australia, Tasmania is a place many Australians are dieing to visit.

Education in Hobart has alot to offer, Tasmania offers more specific career fields then most other parts of Australia here there is alot of fishing and agriculture positions as well as the usual business field available in the Hobart CBD. Because of the specific fields High Schools and Higher Education sectors will offer more different subjects in the way of electives giving a teenager more choice in which direction they intend to head in after school.

There are different High Schools available in three different fields in Hobart including Government or Public Schools, Private Schools and Independent Schools. All offering state of the art facilities, large campus’s and qualified, supportive and professional staff and teachers.

Choosing a High School is a hard decision process we hope this guide to High Schools in Hobart will assist you in making the right decision for your child.

Kingston High School

  • Years 7 – 10
  • 725 Students
  • max. 10 international Students
  • Sports: Kayaking, Hockey, Mountain biking, Netball etc.
  • Seaside location
  • 15 Minutes from Hobart CBD

Taroona High School

  • Years 7 – 10
  • 875 Students
  • max. 30 International students
  • Sports: Badminton, Basketball, Mountainbiking, Surfing etc.
  • Located on the Derwent River with it’s own beach
  • 15 Minutes from Hobart CBD

Rose Bay High School

  • Years 7 – 10
  • 690 Students
  • max. 10 International Students
  • Sports: Kayaking, Hockey, Swimming, Athletics, Netball etc.
  • Academic Music Program
  • 10 Minutes from Hobart CBD

Clarence High School

  • Years 7 – 10
  • 560 Students
  • max. 20 International Students
  • Sports: Kayaking, Surfing, Swimming, Netball, Basketball etc.
  • 200m from the beach
  • 15 Minutes from Hobart CBD

Ogilvie High School

  • Years 7 – 10
  • Girls School with 810 students
  • max. 15 International Students
  • Sports: Badminton, Surfing, Netball, Basketball etc.
  • Large school grounds and grassy area’s for sports activities
  • 10 Minutes to Hobart CBD

New Town High School

  • Years 7 – 10
  • All boys school with 750 students
  • max. 15 International Students
  • Sport: Basketball, Netball, AFL, Football, Golf, Cricket etc.
  • Large school grounds and sports facilities
  • 4km from Hobart CBD

Elizabeth College

  • Years 11 – 12
  • Located in the heart of Hobart
  • 1.000 students
  • max. 50 International students
  • Sports: Football, AFL, Hockey, Volleyball, Netball etc.
  • Multicultural student population

Hobart College

  • Years 11 – 12
  • Views of Mount Wellington
  • 1.040 students
  • max. 52 International students
  • Sports: Rock Climbing, Surfing, Swimming, Basketball etc.
  • 15min from Hobart

Rosny College

  • Years 11 – 12
  • Located on the Derwent River
  • 950 students
  • max. 30 international students
  • Sports: Kayaking, Surfing, Tennis, Badminton, Biking, Basketball etc.
  • 15min from Hobart

High Schools in Launceston

Education in Launceston has alot to offer, Tasmania offers more specific career fields then most other parts of Australia here there is alot of fishing and agriculture positions as well as the usual business field available in the Launceston CBD. Because of the specific fields High Schools and Higher Education sectors will offer more different subjects in the way of electives giving a teenager more choice in which direction they intend to head in after school.

There are different High Schools available in three different fields in Launceston including Government or Public Schools, Private Schools and Independent Schools. All offering state of the art facilities, large campus’s and qualified, supportive and professional staff and teachers.

Choosing a High School is a hard decision process we hope this guide to High Schools in Launceston will assist you in making the right decision for your child.

Prospect High School

  • Years 7 – 10
  • 450 students
  • max. 20 international students
  • Sports: Football, Running, Hockey, Netball, Badminton, Basketball etc.
  • Bush setting with views of surrounding mountains
  • 6.6km from Launceston CBD

Queechy High School

  • Years 7 -10
  • 700 students
  • max. 25 international students
  • Advanced maths and science programs: Psychology, Forensic Science, Marine Biology
  • Sports: Biking, Football, Basketball, Netball etc.
  • 5min from Launceston CBD

Launceston College

  • Years 11 – 12
  • 1400 students
  • max. 60 internatioal students
  • In the heart of Launceston
  • Biggest college in Tasmania
  • Sports: Swimming, Squash, Surfing, Hockey et.c
  • Pre Univeristy courses

Newstead College

  • Years 11 – 12
  • 750 students
  • max. 50 international students
  • Modern Campus and facilities
  • Sports Kayaking, Surfing, Swimming, Netball etc.
  • 10min from Launceston CBD

High Schools in Devonport

Devonport is a coastal town located in northern Tasmania. It boasts many shipwrecks and steamers from early settlers, making it a popular tourist destination.

Devonport High School

  • Years 7 – 10
  • 580 students
  • max. 15 International students
  • Modern Campus & Facilities
  • Sports: Basketball, Badminton, Football, Athletics etc.
  • Close to facilities such as an Olympic swimming pool, basketball stadium and opportunities to surf, sail or rock climb.

Don College

  • Years 11 – 12
  • 930 students
  • max. 10 International
  • Modern Campus & Facilities
  • Sports: Swimming, Squash, Touch Football, Hockey, Netball, Runing etc.
  • The college is located in a bush setting between the Don River Reserve and Bass Strait

Our Free Services for International High School Students & Parents

  • All our services are FREE!
  • Detailed advice about the Australian school system
  • Recommendation and suggestion of high schools depending on your subject and sport preferences
  • Liaison with high schools in Australia to discuss possible placements, subjects and questions regarding your application and stay
  • Provision of all necessary application forms and support to apply for a high school placement
  • Check of all documents and submission of your correct application
  • Organisation of accommodation with an Australian family who will act as your guardian
  • Comprehensive Student visa application support including provision of all necessary documents
  • Information helping you to organise convenient flights to and from Australia (if required)
  • Information and support to help you get set-up in Australia (Health Insurance etc.)
  • On-Arrival Service (airport pickup an transport to your accommodation)
  • Emergency Phone Number in Australia
  • Pastoral Care through International Department of school and local contact person
  • Continuous contact to parents through our team while the student is studying in Australia
  • Certificate about your high school year
  • Dedicated personal contact during your stay in Australia