Study Pathways


Study Pathways


Toowoomba has 50 schools including eight boarding schools.



Toowoomba has university options:

  • University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)



Toowoomba has multiple institutions for vocational education:

  • TAFE
  • The Australian Industry Trade College


Student visas

To find out about working in Australia as an international student visit the Austrade website.

The Australian Government has introduced new flexible requirements for work in Agriculture, the Global Talent Visa Program, and the Temporary Graduate Visa (TGV).

If you are an international student seeking more information on visas and working regulations visit the Department of Home Affairs website.


UniSQ offers many scholarships, some of which are available to international students which cover 25% of tuition fees.

Go to the UniSQ website for more comprehensive information on which scholarships are available to local or international students.

Learn English

The Toowoomba region supports students who are learning English as a second language and looking to improve their reading, writing and numeracy skill through the following services:

The literacy collection

The Road to IELTS (International English Language Testing System) online program


There are a variety of options for where you can study in Toowoomba.

Toowoomba has a vast array of options for all types of learning. We have 50 primary and secondary schools within Toowoomba which is complimented by a large TAFE Qld campus and the main University campus for the UniSQ on the western side of town. 

There are also over 25 registered training organisations in Toowoomba – one of which is the exciting flight training academy at Wellcamp Airport. Our city has a brand new public library with state-of-the-art technology and facilities as well as free wifi within the city’s CBD. We have an abundance of relaxing facilities within our green spaces around town and the famous Japanese Gardens next to the UniSQ campus is an oasis of calm for those needing an outdoor break. 

Our city caters beautifully for our students – both domestic and international, and we look forward to welcoming more to our beautiful community.

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