Student Teaching in Australia

Student Teaching in Australia

Map of KingaroyFredonia's student teaching program at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) is a 9-week program that includes:

  • Two courses in a four-week program in which students take specialized courses: Australian Education and Australian Curriculum Studies. These courses have been designed to prepare students for their experience in Queensland schools.  
  • Thirty-five day student teaching placement in Kingaroy. This student teaching program meets the requirements mandated by the New York State Education Department as well as by the State University of New York.

2015 Student Teaching Program Dates 
Australia Student Teaching will be offered again in the Spring of 2015.

Accommodation: Apartment style accommodations at Unicentral have been designed specifically for students. Located a few minutes walk from the center of campus, the complex includes swimming pool, tennis court, games room and BBQ’s, on-site management and 24 hour security.  The apartments each house four students who share a living area, kitchen and laundry.  Each student has a private bedroom with en-suite bathroom, Internet connection and telephone.  Housing in Kingaroy is in traditional Australian bungalos. These are small, but have all the necessities. Minimal Internet access is included in the student budget. Additional access will be an additional expense.

Passport and Visa Information: All students studying in Australia must have a valid passport. Participating students will also have to apply for a Working Holiday Visa. Information about the visa application and visa process will come from Fredonia's Office of International Education in the student's acceptance packet.

Cost: Student Teaching 2013 Budget

USC Website:

Application Deadline: Coming Soon

Application: Submit an application and a copy of your transcripts to the Office of International Education   

For More Information Contact:

Dr. Janeil Rey - College of Education
Assistant Professor
Coordinator, Ed Leadership
Language, Learning and Leadership (LLL)
Thompson Hall E232


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Office of International Education

7 LoGrasso Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063