Hills International College was founded in 1992 and is an independent international college where a unique opportunity is offered in an environment where languages, culture and activities are shared. By enabling young people of different cultures to mix and learn from each other, the college is preparing a new generation of genuine global citizens. The college is located on a 200-hectare rural campus at Jimboomba, 40 kilometres south of Brisbane and 70 kilometres west of the Gold Coast.
Facilities: 18-hole international standard golf course and training areas (with golf professionals on staff), ELICOS centre, Japanese gardens, extensive playing fields, modern online computer laboratories, specialist music room and instrumental program.
Years Preparatory to 6: The College is accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organisation as a “World School”.
Electives Years 7 to 10: Students complete units of work from the Key Learning Areas of Science, English, Mathematics, Languages Other Than English (LOTE), The Arts, SOSE, Health and Physical Education and Technology.
Electives Years 11 and 12: A range of many Queensland Studies Authority subjects are available to senior students.
Sport: Competitive and leisure sports are offered through a wide range of house sports, interschool competitions and community sporting associations. Sports teams include golf, rugby league and touch football. The College also has a well-equipped training gym.
Extracurricular activities: An extensive program is offered, which includes personal development, academic extension, sporting development, music, choir, debating, public speaking, computer club, hobbies and outdoor education. The program changes depending on student interest.
Welfare and personal development: A comprehensive pastoral care program is implemented by experienced staff. Personal development is included in the curriculum at all year levels.