Whether you choose the Sunshine Coast or Cairns as your next location to study towards a Diploma of Beauty Therapy, Remedial Massage, Salon Management or Screen & Media (Specialist Makeup Effects) – you cannot go wrong. Relaxed, safe and welcoming, our international students consistently say they are so happy they made the choice to study in regional Queensland, by the beach!

Enjoy all that the coastal lifestyle provides; sun sand, beach walks, surfing. Explore the green, lush hinterland’s ancient forests, waterfalls and swimming holes, bush walks, stunning scenery, cooler climes, farmers markets, arts and crafts and much more, either way you won’t be disappointed.

Both campus locations offered by International College of Queensland are situated in thriving coastal communities, that provide ready access to part-time work in tourism, hospitality, resorts, hotels, beauty spas, massage clinics and many more. Our international students have found work easy to find, to help supplement their living expenses.

Sunshine Coast – only an hour’s drive north of Brisbane, it’s easily accessible and easy to get around. Explore the beaches, markets, hinterland and national parks and the culture of Hasting Street, Noosa and Ocean Street, Maroochydore. As an education hub the pathways to and from universities, English Language colleges and other training providers are endless; you will want to stay here for many years to come. Check out this video of the Sunshine Coast and the options for international students:

Cairns – a short 2 ½ hour flight north of Brisbane boasts over 32,000 international students from more than 34 countries! Cairns is becoming the destination of choice for a world class education with access to a wide and varied range of study options (Diploma of Beauty Therapy, Remedial Massage, Salon Management or Screen & Media) surrounded by stunning World Heritage attractions.

Take a sneak peak at our friendly, safe and welcoming campus in the heart of Cairns – watch here.


The International College of Queensland is proud to introduce our sister college, Demi International Beauty Academy, a highly reputable training provider delivering training and assessment to our international students under a VET Delivery Partnership Agreement. Demi International has been delivering training at Diploma level on the Sunshine Coast for many years and is well regarded in the industry. In fact, many Beauty Therapies or Remedial Massage employers and salon managers call Demi International first when looking for employees. Ready access to these job vacancies can be found here: Jobs Board Take a look and see what’s available now.

If you need help getting work in Cairns the Study Cairns Student Hub will give you all the assistance you need to nail that work opportunity with workshops in resume writing and interview preparation and access to vacancies in the local area.  Study Sunshine Coast also offer employability skills training to international students.

Call us now to find out where your studies may take you. It may just change your life forever. www.studyinq.com.au or E: admin@studyinqld.com.au or speak to one of student advisors on +61 7 5309 6635 or +61 7 4051 3822