International Education and Training in Queensland
The International Education and Training (IET) sector is a trade and investment success story in Queensland.
More than 130,000 students from across the globe are choosing to pursue their education in Queensland.
At our schools, universities, English language intensives and vocational education and training providers; international students are discovering the benefits of a world-class education in Queensland – exciting employment outcomes, unrivalled lifestyle and warm and welcoming communities.
It is a significant contributor to the Queensland economy, and was the state’s highest value services export in 2018 (worth just over $5 billion).
The IET industry enriches our community – culturally and socially. It strengthens Queensland’s relationships with other countries and our global connectivity, standing and reputation.
TIQ’s education specialists, Study Queensland, collaborate with private and public providers to strengthen Queensland’s international education and training industry.
We actively promote our Study Queensland brand and profile our education and training strengths in overseas markets.
International Education and Training Strategy to Advance Queensland 2016-2026 (Draft)
17 December 2019 | pdf, 19.2 MB
Start Here. Go Anywhere. Queensland’s International Education and Training Strategy 2016–2026 – consultation on draft refreshed strategy
Trade and Investment Queensland is seeking feedback on the refreshed Start Here. Go Anywhere. Queensland’s International Education and Training Strategy 2016-2026.
A review of the current strategy was conducted in 2019 with 53 responses received. Based on this feedback, the strategy has been refreshed to reflect changing market conditions in the International education and training sector.
Your feedback will inform how the Queensland Government supports the international education and training sector in the future.
International Education and Training Strategy to Advance Queensland 2016-2026
9 August 2018 | pdf, 18.0 MB
The International Education and Training Strategy to Advance Queensland 2016-2026, launched on 9 November 2016, provides a framework for industry and government to work together to grow the industry and enhance the state’s reputation as a leading global provider of international education and training services. The strategy is supported by $25.3 million over the next 5 years.
Queensland’s international education and training sector includes Higher Education (HE), Vocational Education and Training (VET), and Schools and English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).
IETU has identified 18 key market opportunities for international education and training in Queensland and is supporting the industry through 36 specific initiatives and opportunities including:
IET Government resources
Have you accessed any of the following?
- Subscribe to TIQ’s IET newsletter for news and opportunities
- Austrade subscriber and MIP access (cost associated)
- Export Market Development Grant (EMDG)
- Study Clusters including Study Brisbane, Study Gold Coast, Study Cairns and Study Townsville
- Study Queensland website