Students arrive in Australia in January, June, July and August 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!
To protect the privacy of our international exchange students, please note that the images displayed above are stock photos only and not of the student detailed in the profiles. In the interests of Child Protection we do not show the real images of arriving students on our web site. If you would like to view photos of any of the students listed, please contact our office.
16 year old Danish Student Hans-Christian enjoys playing soccer and being with friends. He also speaks German and is well travelled and loves dogs. While in Australia he hopes to continue playing soccer, try surfing and meet new friends. Hans-Christian helps at home by collecting firewood, doing the dishes and taking out the garbage. He describes himself as happy and energetic and feels that Australians are very much like the Danish, very friendly and open-minded.
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.
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.
Theodor is a 16 year old student from Denmark, who also speaks German and loves to play football with his friends. His teacher travelled in Australia for one year and has told Theodor all about the warm weather, funny animals and friendly people. Theodor is looking forward trying Rugby and surfing, making new friends and improving his English. He describes himself happy, funny, social and friendly.
15 year old French student Oscar, enjoys all types of music, handball, baking cakes and also speak German. He has two older brothers and spends time on the weekends at the local mall with friends or watching movies. Oscar describes himself as a serious student but always optimistic and smiling, curious and friendly. He hopes to try surfing while in Australia and plans to meet new friends and improve his English while on exchange. Oscar helps at home by doing the dishes, feeding the cat, folding laundry and clearing the table.
16 year old student Eloise from France is very artistic and creative. She spends time drawing, reading and hanging with her friends. She has played the saxophone since the age of 7 and has recently started archery which she hopes to continue while in Australia. Eloise is looking forward to improving her English and becoming bilingual while exploring a new country. She helps at home by taking out the garbage and tidying up her room. Eloise describes herself as cheerful, enthusiastic, serious, crazy, creative and open-minded.
Elena is a 15 year old student from France. She enjoys horse riding, singing and photography and hopes to continue these whilst on exchange. Elena has a younger sister and she tells us she can see the Eiffel Tower from her room. She doesn’t have set chores at home, but is happy to contribute her share. Whilst in Australia she hopes to improve her English so she will be bilingual, discover a new country and meet new people. Elena describes herself as curious, healthy and a little bit shy.
Erwan is a 15 year old student from France who also speaks a little Spanish. He enjoys handball, listening to music and hanging with his friends, and tells us his favourite subjects at school are maths and history. His friends describe him as a nice, smiling and dynamic boy. Erwan would like to enjoy a different culture, country and people and hopes to bring his joy and good mood to his host family in Australia. He helps at home by doing the dishes, cleaning his room and mowing the lawn.
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.
Mael is a 17 year old student from France who also speaks Spanish. He enjoys sports, music (piano), reading, video games and movies. Mael is really looking forward to improving his English and enjoying a very different culture to his own. He would like to experience Australia’s cities, surfing, animals including the big spiders and generally the vastness of the country. His parents describe him as full of energy and interesting and he tells us here is open-minded, impatient and motivated. Mael helps at home by doing the dishes, cleaning his room.
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.
Quentin is a 15 year old student from France. His favourite activities are mountain bike riding and music. He has studied piano from the age of nine, likes to play the drums and is currently learning the guitar. His favourite subjects are Maths and English. Quentin and his family have travelled extensively and he is looking forward to experiencing a new culture, new way of life and discovering Australia’s beautiful landscape and countryside. He helps at home by taking the rubbish out, setting the dinner table and clearing the dishes. He describes himself as outgoing, polite and easy going.
Robin is a 16 year old student from France who also speaks Spanish. He enjoys Rugby and most sports, reading and drawing. His favourite subjects at school are Maths, English, Chemistry and Sport. On the weekends Robin helps his Dad in the garden and with the animals plus play video games, read and hang out with friends. He has two sisters one older and one younger and has travelled to many continents with his family. Robin would love to continue playing Rugby while in Australia and looks forward to improving his English and to meet new people. He describes himself as kind, helpful and quiet.
16 year old Finnish student Tytti enjoys cheerleading, going to the gym and spending time with friends. Whilst in Australia, she is hoping to try all kinds of sports and surfing if possible. Tytti enjoys baking with her Mum, photography and listening to music. She hopes to become part of her host family and bring some joy. Her dream is to see the Great Barrier Reef in addition to seeing some koala's and kangaroo's.
Tommi is a 17 year old Finnish student who is described by his parents as social, reliable, sporty and happy. As this is the biggest adventure of Tommi's life so far, he is looking forward to learning about the Australian culture, trying new sports, growing as a person, gaining new friends and creating good memories. Whilst in Australia he hopes to continue playing soccer and gain new hobbies.
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.
Deborah is a 16 year old German student who enjoys e-guitar, guitar, music, drawing and spending time with family and friends who describes herself as happy and relaxed. Her parents describe her as a cheerful and friendly girl who loves the ocean and hopes to one day become a marine biologist.
German student Alexa will be 15 when she arrives in Australia. She enjoys listening to music, writing stories, reading, riding, football, running and spending time with her friends. She describes herself as friendly, open minded and a helpful person. Alexa would really like to rides horses whilst in Australia. She has decided to go on exchange to become more open minded and independent. Alexa would like to make friends all over the world. She thinks Australia is a fascinating country and she is looking forward to learning more. Alexa can speak German and French and has been studying English for 9 years.
Jan-Lukas is a 16 year old student from Germany who also speaks French. He enjoys playing soccer the guitar and taekwondo. He hopes to try many water sports while in Australia while improving his English and discovering a new culture. He has one older and one younger sister and his favourite subjects are Maths, English, History and French. In his free time he meets with friends and is involved in the local Christian Youth club plus takes guitar lessons each week. Jan –Lukas describes himself as polite, helpful, socially engaged and candid. His responsibilities at home are to take out the rubbish, clean his room, the house and help in the garden.
Jean-Nicolas is a 16 year old student from Germany enjoys handball and hanging out with friends. He has two younger brothers and is very active with his whole family. He hopes to improve his English, enjoy new experiences and come back more mature from Australia. While on exchange he would like to sightsee, see the unusual animals and try surfing. Jean-Nicolas describes himself as athletic, funny, helpful, ambitious and friendly. His responsibilities at home are to take the dog for a walk, clean his room and lay the table.
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.
Norwegian student, Asmund will be 16 when he arrives in Australia. He loves soccer and has played for the past ten years. His favourite hobby is music and enjoys playing both the saxophone and baritone saxophone. Asmund tells us he is a curious person who is interested in learning about different cultures, learning and asking questions. He helps out by looking after his younger siblings and mowing the lawn. Asmund describes himself as polite, nice and helpful, curious and very active. While in Australia he hopes to try surfing and enjoy lots of swimming.
Temba is a 17 year old student from Sweden who speaks both Swedish and German. He likes to hang with friends, go skateboarding, play table tennis and computer games. He has regular soccer and tennis lessons which, take up a lot of his time. While in Australia he hopes to make new friends, improve his English and enjoy a different culture. He really wants to show his Host family the Swedish culture and try some surfing, diving and sailing. Temba describes himself as happy, social and kind. He helps out at home by cooking for the family once a week, doing the dishes, cleaning his room and looking after his younger siblings of which he has three.
Please contact our office for recent student profiles received from the following countries.
To protect the privacy of our international exchange students, please note that the images displayed above are stock photos only and not of the student detailed in the profiles above. In the interests of Child Protection we do not show the real images of arriving students on our web site. If you would like to view photos of any of the students listed, please contact our office.
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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.