Why study in Cairns

Join over 32,000 international students from 34+ countries, along with domestic students, who choose Cairns each year as their destination of choice for world class education surrounded by World Heritage attractions

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Student Ambassadors

Student Hub Cairns is actively seeking Student Ambassadors to represent the international student community and to promote Cairns as a study destination.

Apply now to become a Student Ambassador!

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Study Options

Cairns offers some of Australia’s most unique international education & training opportunities in world-class educational institutions surrounded by World Heritage icons the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest.

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In partnership with online experiential learning platform, Practera, the CONNECTS Employability project provides students with an opportunity to:

• Develop 21st century employability skills
• Get real business experience
• Expand social and professional networks

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What Students say

“I was able to work collaboratively with clients and mobilise our team. My leadership skills were honed
working with team members with varied skills”

“I have met successful professionals who are willing to be my referees”

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CONNECTS Employability Project

The Study Cairns CONNECTS Employability Project provides globally-relevant 21st-century skills development for students in Cairns to enhance their employment prospects in Australia and abroad.

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International Students talk about Cairns

View this video in Chinese, German, Japanese & Spanish.

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Do you want to volunteer?

The Student Hub welcomes students who want to help by volunteering their time and skills to assist other students. We’re also developing an exciting Internship Program!


Upcoming Events



Cairns Festival Parade Planning Group

Come and join us in the Parade!



Self Care Workshop: coping with cultural differences

Learn about new customs and how to adapt to Aussie culture



Cairns Show Visit

Rides, animals, food, drink, concerts and more!

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