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White Rock Junior Chess Championships 2020

Date:August 21, 2020

On Thursday 20 August, a record 112 WRJ students from Year 2-6 participated in the WRJ Chess Championship 2020. All


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 2 2020

Date:June 15, 2020

Round 2 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships was held on the 12th of June. The wizardry of


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 1 2020

Date:March 5, 2020

Round 1 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships was held on 3 March. The Bishop Centre was bursting


Principal’s Welcome Event- 2020

Date:January 6, 2020

Principal Paul Sjogren and the TAS teaching community would like to welcome all TAS parents, new and existing, to join


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Finals 2019

Date:August 26, 2019

The Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Finals were held in the Bishop Centre 22 August. Dedication, preparation and good sportsmanship


2019 Gala Concert | Friday 30 August

Date:August 5, 2019

No entry fee – all welcome.    


Principal’s Blog: Results and analysis Year 12 2020

Date:May 4, 2021

I was fascinated to read that the State ALP government has decided not to release the annual report detailing the


Parents and Staff – Rethinking TikTok

Date:August 18, 2020

Your privacy matters Currently, there are multiple conversations being held around the world as to the safety, security, privacy, addiction


Leo Lin (Year 12) reflects on his recent QUT STEM Internship

Date:July 23, 2020

Recently Grace Belson & Leo Lin (Year 12), were awarded a place in the QUT STEM Research Internship program. 2020.


Principals Blog: Edition 3, 2020

Date:June 15, 2020

Dear TAS community,  Every now and then I receive an email that I feel the need to share, because it


Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) stance on Year 11 & 12 return to school

Date:April 27, 2020

Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) have called on the Queensland Government to allow all Year 11 and 12 students to return


Principals Blog: A deeper look at the data – the story of a regional standout

Date:February 17, 2020

We were delighted to see the TAS class of ’19, the last group to ever receive an OP, placed #24



Welcome to Trinity Anglican School (TAS), a modern school enabling the dreams of students from Prep to Year 12, located in Cairns, Australia. In an increasingly globalised world, international students at TAS are encouraged to respect and learn from each other as well as develop an acceptance of other cultures.

TAS provides an engaging, safe and disciplined academic learning environment and has developed a reputation as the leading Prep to Year 12 school in the region. Graduating students consistently achieve outstanding results and regularly gain admittance to courses of choice at leading Universities both in Australia and overseas.

A TAS education develops leadership qualities, confidence, self- expression and team spirit through cultural, sporting, outdoor education and creative activities. Students are expected to strive for excellence at all times. They are actively encouraged and supported to work hard in all areas of their school life to unlock and realise their potential. With over 30 years’ experience with international students, TAS prides itself on offering a welcoming, safe and nurturing environment for overseas guests.

Each year TAS welcomes International students on short and long- term exchange programs that help to form International friendships including:

TAS Tourist Visa Program – The TAS Tourist Visa Program offers Short Stay, Extended and Study Tours for international students who wish to experience and learn about Tropical North Queensland’s culture, establish international friendships and improve their English language skills. 

Extended Visiting Students – Students studying for a minimum of six weeks to a maximum of three months, have the opportunity to be immersed in the uniqueness of school life at TAS, to improve their English, make lasting friends, and experience the true Australian culture.

Short Stay Students – (Individuals visiting for up to 6 weeks) – Sometimes students want to get a taste of school life in another country while they travel on their own or with their family. This program offers that taste in a supported environment.

Study Tour – (Group bookings up to 100 people) This is an opportunity to come to school in a group and experience a combination of study and fun. While here, students will see the amazing reef and rainforest in the region.

TAS Student Visa Program – The TAS student Visa Program encourages students to strive for educational excellence with the aim to maximise their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). This result is used to allow entrance into tertiary institutions both in Australian and overseas. TAS offers the program to fully enrolled individual Junior and Senior School students attending TAS on a student visa. TAS requires evidence that the applicant’s academic ability and English proficiency is sufficient to successfully meet the entry and curriculum demands of the intended course, as a requirement under the 2018 National Code of Practice, Part B Standard 2. TAS accepts enrolments from International students in the following CRICOS registered courses:

Primary School Studies P to 6 (CRICOS Course No 085320C): Junior students are introduced to a core curriculum offering English, Mathematics, Sciences and Social Studies. Highly trained specialist teachers guide students in Visual Art, Music, Health and Physical Education and Language subjects. The Primary School Course is offered at both the White Rock and Kewarra Beach Campuses.

Junior Secondary Studies 7 to 10 (CRICOS Course No 085321B): Areas of study on offer cater for the academic needs and interests of all students and include English, Mathematics, the Sciences, the Humanities, the Arts, Languages, and Technologies.

Senior Secondary Studies 11 to 12 (CRICOS Course No 085322A): At this stage of their schooling students are well equipped and supported to choose subjects that suit their skills and abilities as well as complementing their future goals. Students are encouraged to seek further study at universities or colleges. All students are to study towards attaining a QCE (Queensland Certificate of Education) and for those wanting to attend a University an ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank) is required.

TAS Care

Living and studying overseas places has many demands on international students. TAS understands this and provides a friendly environment and 24 – hour care and support for all its international students. The professional and dedicated staff in the TAS International Department assist students and families with this transition.

  • Pre – enrolment support
  • Airport pickups / transfers
  • Orientation processes
  • Family homestay
  • 24/7 emergency contact
  • English as a Second Language classes
  • Academic counselling
  • Personal counselling
Our International Student Program allows students to be part of an outstanding school environment which values learning, respect and excellence in education. TAS is a high performing school that provides a successful academic pathway for international students to achieve placement into university and higher education whilst promoting other important values such as integrity, perseverance, compassion and curiosity. TAS is pleased to consider applications from overseas students to study at the School.

Term dates


Term One- Wednesday 27th January- Thursday 1st April

Term Two- Tuesday 20th April- Friday 25th June

Term Three- Tuesday 13th July – Friday 17th September

Term Four- Tuesday 5th October – Friday 26th November (19 November – Year 12 Concludes).

Enrolment- Long Term

We have made it easier than ever to apply, start your application today and complete at your own pace.

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International fees

Each year TAS welcomes international students on short and long term exchange programs at both campuses where students undertake a stimulating and challenging curriculum based on the Australian Curriculum and the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) syllabus.

TAS’ International fees can be accessed using the link below.

2021 International Fees

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2022 International Fees

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Need more information?

2020 International Student Handbook

Download now

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Visa Requirements:
Department of Home Affairs –(Immigration and Citizenship)– https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/

Important internet sites for Overseas students:
Studying in Cairns: https://www.studycairns.com.au/

Studying in Australia: http://studyinaustralia.gov.au

Australian laws protect international studentsAustralian Government factsheet on Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) 

Download the agents’ list List of Education Agents

Alumni/ Enrolments enquiries:
Phone: 07 40368111
Email: tas@tas.qld.edu.au 

International Director:
Email: international@Tas.qld.edu.au

TAS International Education Policies
Accommodation and Welfare Policy
Complaints and Appeals Policy
Course Progress and Attendance Policy
Deferment, Suspension and Cancellation Policy
Entry Requirements Policy
Refund Policy
Student Transfer Policy

International Student Brochure (English)
International Student Brochure (Chinese)
International Application Form
International Fees 2020
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