VIDEO: Students talk about why Cairns is a great place to study

26th November 2018

Why is Cairns such a great place for international students? We asked a number of students why they chose Cairns and what have been the highlights of their time studying in Cairns, north Queensland.

NOTE: This video is also available in avail in Japanese, Chinese, German & Spanish

Cairns welcomes over 25,000 international students from 34 countries each year with the city’s multi-cultural aspect a major drawcard. The international education and training industry contributes an estimated $132m to the Cairns economy annually, creating over 1,000 jobs.

Students choose to visit Cairns for a variety of study options from days on a study tour program or for long term study at one of the region’s internationally accredited schools, Vocational Colleges or Universities.

Study Cairns – creating exciting opportunities for international students in Cairns

Study Cairns is the lead agency for International Education and Training (IET) in the Cairns region. It is a collaborative international education network and marketing cluster which is dedicated to supporting its members to grow international education and training opportunities for the Cairns region.

Study Cairns is identified in the Cairns Regional Council’s Economic Snapshot as the region’s leading education and training network actively working to promote international education and training as well as to maximise export dollars into the regional economy.

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