Welcome to Toowoomba: International Student Orientation July 2024

by | Jul 8, 2024 | News | 0 comments

It is my absolute pleasure to welcome you to our beautiful city. Thank you for choosing Toowoomba as your destination for study.

About Study Toowoomba

Study Toowoomba is the peak body for international education and training in our region, representing a diverse range of members dedicated to your success. Our mission is to make your experience enriching, fulfilling, and memorable. In 2022, Toowoomba welcomed 1,710 international students, marking a 3% increase from the previous year. Our sectors include Higher Education, VET, and ELICOS, ensuring a comprehensive educational experience.

Our motto is Study Work Live.

Study: In Toowoomba, you’ll have access to some of the very best educational institutions and a supportive learning environment that fosters growth and excellence. We are often called the Education Capital of Australia.

Work: We believe in the power of practical experience. Toowoomba offers numerous opportunities for internships, course placements, part-time jobs, and volunteer work, allowing you to apply your knowledge in real-world settings while you study.

Live: Beyond academics, Toowoomba offers a welcoming community with diverse cultural activities, events, and support services tailored to make you feel at home.

Support and Opportunities

We’re here to support you, and your time here will be some of the best years of your life. Yes, you will work hard in your studies, but you will also make lifelong friends and unforgettable memories.

I have two very big tips for you:

Community Involvement:

  • Engage with local businesses and local networking events.
  • Participate in community activities.
  • Explore all that Toowoomba and our region has to offer.

Ambassador Program:

We are currently seeking enthusiastic students to become ambassadors for Study Toowoomba. This program offers a unique opportunity to represent Study Toowoomba, gain leadership experience, and contribute to the vibrant international student community in Toowoomba. While this is a voluntary role, it will enhance your profile in the community and look fabulous on your resumes. Whether you’re passionate about promoting cultural exchange, enhancing student experiences, or developing professional skills, this role is designed to empower you to make a positive impact. Full details and application information can be found on our website. Apply today!

Once again, welcome to Toowoomba! We are excited to see what each of you will achieve during your time here. Remember, this city is not just a place to study; it’s a place to grow, thrive, and create lasting memories. Thank you for choosing Toowoomba as your educational home. We look forward to supporting you on this incredible journey.

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