Sunshine Coast Schools & Education
The Sunshine provides a range of study options for all ages. At present the Sunshine Coast is host to one university, the University of the Sunshine, which is one of Australia's newest universities and offers a range of study options in idyllic settings.
In regards to other tertiary institutions there are several Sunshine Instititute of TAFE's that have campuses all over the Sunshine Coast.
There also exists some educational support centres which include school support centres and various other facilities. Of course, there is also an abundant supply of both primary and secondary schools within both the public and private sectors.
Please follow the links below for links and information about:
Sunshine Coast Primary Schools
The Sunshine Coast has a variety of state primary schools available. With state funds being injected into the Queensland schooling systems in a bid to maintain our reputation as the 'Smart State', parents can be assured their children are recieving some of the best education available.
Sunshine Coast High Schools
With its central location, the Sunshine Coast is just a short drive from the capital and various other points of interest and resources in relation to education. The secondary schools on the Sunshine Coast generally cater for the age group of grade 8 to 12. However there are some private schools that cater for both primary, middle and secondary year levels.
Sunshine Coast Private Schools
The Sunshine Coast has a variety of private schools that cater to both non, single and multi-denominations, are gender specific or mixed, and located throughout the region. We have compiled a list of private schools in and around the Sunshine Coast, including independent schools, Christian schools and more. There are primary-level private schools, secondary schools and colleges that take studetns from K - 12.
Sunshine Coast TAFE
The Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE (Technical and Further Education) network has campuses all over the Sunshine Coast in locations such as Maroochydore, Nambour, Gympie, Mooloolaba, Noosa and Caloundra and services over 16,000 students. The TAFE provides students with a varied assortment of courses.
Sunshine Coast Universities
The University of the Sunshine Coast is one of Australia's newest universities. USC is a brilliant, fast-growing institution that covers a broad selection of curriculum keypoints. Currently USC has over 2,500 student enrolments with faculties that include Business, Arts, Social Science and Science.
Queensland School Holiday Dates
Queensland's school holiday dates are set by the Department of Education, Training and the Arts. Private schools base their holidays around the state school dates but often start earlier and end later.
School Term Dates for 2013
Term 1 - Tues 29 January 2013 - Thur 28 March 2013
Term 2 - Mon 15 April 2013 - Fri 21 June 2013
Term 3 - Mon 8 July 2013 - Fri 20 September 2013
Term 4 - Tues 8 October 2013 - Fri 13 December 2013
Student free days for 2013
Thursday 24 January 2013
Friday 25 January 2013
Monday 10 June 2013
Monday 7 October 2013
Monday 21 October 2013
School Term Dates for 2014
Term 1 - Tues 28 January 2014 - Fri 4 April 2014
Term 2 - Tues 22 April 2014 - Fri 27 June 2014
Term 3 - Mon 14 July 2014 - Fri 19 September 2014
Term 4 - Tues 7 October 2014 - Fri 12 December 2014
Student free dates for 2014
Thursday 23 January 2014
Friday 24 January 2014
Monday 20 October 2014