Students arrive in Australia in January and June-July each year. To view student profiles by country, please select your preference from the list below. Please note that only a handful of the students who will be arriving are shown below and we are receiving new profiles each week If you would like our hosting coordinator to send you a selection of full student profiles for you to review and decide which student may fit into your family best, then please contact us or complete our web form below. The full profiles include letters to the host family from both the student and their parents. No obligation!
Caprice is a very active 16 year old student from Canada who enjoys many sports such as ice hockey and indoor/outdoor volleyball and speaks fluent French. She enjoys going to concerts with her Mum and sporting events with her Dad. Caprice has taken many years of horse riding lessons and volunteers at a local ranch where she cares for the horses and does chores around the ranch. She hopes to own her own ranch one day. At school she is concentrating on maths and science as this is what she will need for her science program at University. While in Australia, Caprice hopes to try surfing, study new animals and sightsee and meet new friends. She describes herself adaptable, funny, independent, reliable, helpful and adventurous.
16 year old Danish Student Emmely, enjoys riding her horse 2-4 times a week and her job in the local bakery where she helps the baker and also serves customers. Emmely loves holidays with her family, where they have travelled to many countries and experienced many cultures. She helps at home by cleaning, cooking and caring for her pets. While in Australia Emmely hopes to improve her English, continue her horse riding as well as try diving. Her dream is to become a dentist and follow in her mother’s footsteps. She describes herself as happy, dedicated, humorous, sporty and a family person.
16 year old Danish Student Younas is very well travelled and looks forward to adding Australia to his list of many visited countries. His favourite subjects are English, Maths, Geography and History. He enjoys sports and has a brown belt in Karate. He describes himself as open-minded, outgoing and honest and a friend who others can count on. On this program he hopes to have a life changing experience and become more independent while improving his English.
Anna is a 15 year old student from Denmark who also speaks German and a little Spanish. She hasn’t participated in many sports but hopes to experience this while in Australia which will help her make new friends. Anna’s favourite subjects are Danish, English and History and she takes her school work seriously. She has two jobs which she tells us she got to help her parents with the costs for exchange. Anna describes herself as easy going, happy, creative, respectful and caring. She is looking forward to the Australian lifestyle and seeing it through her eyes.
Ida is a 15 year old student from Denmark who enjoys playing European Handball and spending time with her family and friends. She loves to bake cakes with her grandmother; she also loves animals and walking her dog back at home. She describes herself as outgoing, happy, down-to-earth, open minded and loves to meet new people and experience new things. Ida’s is the eldest of 3 children and she helps in the kitchen, bathroom, basement and the laundry. Whilst in Australia, Ida would like to try basketball, softball and surfing. She is looking forward to making new friendships, learning about the Australian way of life and experiencing something new.
Rasmus is a 16 year old student from Denmark, who also speaks German. He has enjoys all sports but particularly likes Badminton. His parents tell us he would like to be a Doctor because he likes tp help people. He is attending a boarding school to be more open and independent to help him while on exchange. Whilst in Australia he would like to try surfing and cricket and hopes to improve his English and meet new friends. At home he helps out by setting the table, doing the dishes, cleaning his room and the family car. He describes himself as shy but very positive and open to new relationships.
Vincent is a 16 year old student from Denmark describes himself as easygoing and friendly. In his spare time he enjoys computer games and playing football. When Vincent was 3 years old he lived in Singapore with his family and learnt some Mandarin and made lots of international friends. He recently took up golf and is hoping to beat his father soon. He helps around the house by keeping his room tidy and is looking forward to enjoying the Australian nature, improving his English and becoming more mature.
Anais is a 16 year old student from France who enjoys going to new places, reading, watching movies with her parents at home and hanging out with friends. She volunteers as a performer at the annual local Sound and Light Show and has helped out disabled people through writing a history book. Anais describes herself as passionate and dynamic; her parents say that she likes sharing her skills and taking care of her youngest cousins. Whilst in Australia she would like to play basketball, improve her English, meet more people with a different culture and become more mature.
Diego is a 17 year old French student who enjoys Mathematics, coding, climbing, cycling but would like to discover new interests whilst in Australia. He would like to have a perfect grasp on English and discover the Asstralian culture. Diego describes his life as being divided into 3 parts: Science, Sport and School. Diego is close to his family but very independent as well. He describes himself as curious, open-minded, calm, sporty, kind and curious.
French student Oceane will be 16 when she arrives in Australia. She enjoys manual activities, spending time with family and friends. Her 2 favourite passions are listening to music and dancing. Oceane has tried different types of dancing including modern jazz, reggae and break dancing, but now it’s hip-hop. She can speak French and Spanish and has been learning English for 5 years. Oceane describes herself as a joyful person who is always positive and smiling with a funny mood. 3 of her family members have been on exchange before which is why she wants to embark on a similar experience for herself. Oceane is looking forward to meeting new people and speaking another language.
Heloise is a 16 year old student from France who enjoys running and playing the piano. She is looking forward to living in Australia to learn lots of new things, meet new people and share great moments. She describes herself as enthusiastic, adventurous, athletic, curious, open-minded, sociable, smart and kind. Heloise is fascinated with Australia and hopes this expands her way of thinking.
Leon is a 16 year old student from France whose two main hobbies are tennis and comedy. Leon enjoys spending time with friends, listening to music, athletics and doing Mathematics. He says that eating and cooking is a 'National Sport,' in France although he doesn't cook alot, he does have a few dishes he is good at creating. His family describe him as mature, open-minded, reserved but not shy and he doesn't like injustice. He is motivated and conscious of the opportunity to have this experience.
Pierre is a 17 year old French student who has hosted many students from around the world with his family. He likes studying history and economics at school and is looking forward to improving his English skills. Pierre enjoys playing on the orchestra and has played drums for a long time. In his spare time, Pierre likes to hang out with his friends and whilst here hopes to play sport and surf.
16 year old student Aliisa from Finland is multilingual speaking Swedish, German, Latin and Spanish. She tells us that becoming an exchange student in Australia has been one of her biggest dreams for many years and it is about to finally happen. She has heard many wonderful things from her parents who lived and worked in Australia before she was born. Aliisa likes challenges and sets high goals when it comes to her school work. She also says that sports are her life with archery being her favourite. She describes herself as social, determined, brave, reliable, independent and tolerant. She hopes to try new sports and see new places while in Australia.
17 year old Tatu from Finland is multilingual speaking Swedish, German and Spanish. He tells us that one of his biggest goals for his exchange is to learn to communicate and understand English a lot better. Tatu enjoys photography, skiing, snowboarding and has played the piano since he was 6 six years old. He chose Australia as his exchange destination as it is a completely different environment to Finland and he is interested to find out more about the culture, nature, architecture and of course the people. He describes himself friendly, diligent, a little shy and interested in many things.
Emilia is a 16 year old student from Finland who describes herself as very social, happy and loyal girl who likes sports. Emilia likes challenges and is always ready to try new things. She enjoys going to the gym, snowboarding, skating, jogging, swimming, spending time with friends and listening to music. Emilia enjoys spending time with her family where she has a close relationship with her parents and other relatives back home. Whilst in Australia she would like to try new sports, learn about our culture and see our wildlife and nature.
Jenni is a 16 year old student from Finland who plays football/soccer and has been coaching gymnastics for 4 years. her parents describe her as a calm and active youth who is open-minded and looking forward to experiencing a new culture. Jenni is looking forward to having a school uniform and hopes to try surfing whilst she is here.
Olga is a 16 year old student from Finland who can speak French, Swedish and English. Not only does Olga practise cheerleading 5 times per week and participates in competitions within Europe but she also teaches young students how to cheerlead. Olga is excited about living in Australia, seeing as much of its' natural beauty as possible as well as meet new people and hopefully try surfing. She describes herself as social, happy, outgoing and talkative.
Ronja is a 16 year old student from Finland who is coming to Australia for 5 months. She is passionate about horse riding and photography and whilst here, she hopes to try surfing and scuba diving. Ronja describes herself as happy, ready to meet new people and try new things. Ronja enjoys listening to music and can play the guitar and piano. She is looking forward to getting to know her host family.
Tatu is a 17 year old Finnish student who plays piano, jogs, does photography, attends classical concerts and art exhibitions. He will be in Australia for only 5 months but hopes to see our natural landscapes, architecture and try surfing. He describes himself as friendly, diligent, a little shy and interested in many things. In summer at home he enjoys disc golfing, rowing and fishing. He is looking forward to seeing the Australian sky at night. His parents describe him as kind, peaceful and diligent.
Annabelle is a 15 year old student from Germany who hopes to collect a lot of memories of her time in Australia. She hopes to do plenty of sport and spend time outside. Annabelle desribes herself as friendly, confident, ambitious and sometimes having her head in the clouds. She has a great relationship with her family and they all enjoy travelling together.
Marius is a 17 year old German student who enjoys school, archery, fishing, computer games and being in nature. He hopes to connect with new friends and see Australia whilst seeing some big cities and the outback if possible. He describes himself as helpful, constructive, teamful and sunshiny.
16 year old Italian student Anna, will be living in Australia for 5 months and whilst here hopes to meet new people, pursue outdoor activities and visit places. In Italy she enjoys being a scout andit is one of the most important things in her life. Anna also plays volleyball, although her team doesn't win often, she and her friends have a lot of fun playing. During her holidays she enjoys looking after children at summer camp and organizing their actvities.
16 year old Italian student Elena is excited about her 5 month stay in Australia. She hopes to make friends with lots of people, share her culture and learn about the Australian culture. She hopes to meet people from different countries, take part in school activities, visit new places and improve her English. Elena's parents say that their daughter is curious, intelligent and is looking forward to developing a strong relationship with her Australian host family.
17 year old Italian student Emma, cant wait to begin her 5 month exchange to Australia. She hopes to improve her English, discover a new culture, enjoy herself and hopefully live in a home where there is a pet she can help look after as this is something she does not have at home. Whilst here she would like to try a new sport and experience traditional Australian activities. Her parents describe her as curious, joyful and someone who knows her limits.
17 year old Italian student Vittoria is looking forward to discovering a new life, traditions and country whilst she is in Australia for 5 months. Whilst here she hopes to do drama, dance, cheerleading or surfing. She describes herself as open minded, cheerful, wnthusiastic, dynamic, active, organised and reliable. Her parents say that their daughter is open and has a great desire to be happy.
17 year old Italian student, Tommaso is a polite, open minded and respectful teenager according to his family who has been playing rugby for the past 4 years and would really like to play whilst in Australia. In fact it is a passion for him. He likes to help out at home by walking the dog, setting the table and washing his sports clothes. He is independent and usually gets himself around on his bike or moped. He is looking forward to living a different lifestyle, meeting new people and improving his English. Whilst here, he want wants to play sport and travel if possible.
Cecilia is a 16 year old Italian student who will be coming to Australia for 5 months. She is looking forward to increasing her personal development, making new friends and improving her English. Whilst here she hopes to play volleyball, travelling and learning how to surf. In her free time, Cecilia loves to hang out with friends, have fun together, watch TV series such as The Vampire Diaries, Gossip Girl and several more. Her other passion is listening music. Cecilia is ready to start a new life with a new Australian family and is excited and grateful for the opportunity.
Domiziana is a 16 year old student from Italy who will be living in Australia for 5 months. At home she is part of a theatre company and a chorus group. She loves singing, cooking and photography and is excited to know new places around Australia, get in touch with nature and do activities with her host family. She describes herself as open minded, honest, generous and funny.
Federica is a 17 year old student from Italy who will be in Australia for 5 months. As an only child she would love to have a host brother, sister or both to see what that experience is like. Currently she practices Muay Thai and boxing, she enjoys listening to music, spending time with friends and studying. Federica is looking forward to sharing with her new friends and host family her traditions and learning about the Australian ones.
Guerino is a 16 year old Italian student who loves soccer, the sea, travelling and music. His family describe him as a rather discreet, dedicated, curious person who doesn’t break the rules. Guerino describes himself as a calm, respectful and playful guy. He helps out at home with the chores and is looking forward to living in Australia to pursue new activities.
Miriam is a 17 year old student from Italy who volunteers with the Red Cross, enjoys the gym, listening to music, hanging out with friends, watching films and shopping. Whilst here, she hopes to surf, swim on the ocean, visit lots of places and try activities that her host family, school and new friends suggest. Miriam says she is determined, ambitious, curious, willing, friendly, sensitive and a little reserved.
Rebecca is a 16 year old Italian student who enjoys scuba diving, tennis and horseback riding. She has always enjoyed travelling and cannot wait to start her 5 month stay in Australia. At home she helps her Mum by cooking dinner some nights and she describes herself as being friendly, sensitive, cheerful and open. She is looking forward to being part of your family and she is loves pets. Rebecca's family say that she is determined, caregiving, active and hard working.
Linn is a 17 year old, student from Sweden who speaks Spanish and tells us her favourite subjects are biology and mathematics. She enjoys going out with friends, exercising and going on trips. Linn also teaches kids how to ice skate every Saturday. Her reasons for choosing Australia are to experience a new culture and country, meet new people, grow as a human being and most importantly improve her English. While in Australia Linn hopes to try some water sports and activities her Host family like to do. She describes herself as joyful, responsible, kind and contented.
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Listen to what some of our past host families have said about having a student in their home as part of a Student Exchange program
Simon is a Danish exchange student currently living on the Northern Beaches, NSW on a 10 month program. Both Simon and the Stuart family were kind enough to talk to us about their experience so far.