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!
16 year old Danish Student Daniel loves sports and lives during the week at a Sports school where ge enjoys playing badminton, basketball, volleyball and gymnastics to name a few. He loves to hang out with his friends on the weekend watching movies, listening to music and has recently started to learn guitar. While in Australia he hopes to improve his English and mature by studying and living in another country. He describes himself as open-minded and mostly positive. Daniel’s daily routine is to help in the kitchen and keep his room tidy. He is really looking forward to meeting his new Host family.
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.
Josephine is a 16 year old student from Denmark, who also speaks German and loves to do Power tumbling in her spare time. She describes herself as creative, curious and Kind. Whilst in Australia she would like to experience the Australian way of life, improve her English, try new sports and make some new friends. Josephine’s mother tells us she is doing well at school, is bright and perceived by her classmates as a good friend that they can turn to for help. She has a special interest in and talent in Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
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.
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.
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.
16 year old German student Cora, enjoys reading, acting, sports and hiking. She is looking forward to becoming an Australian student and part of an Australian family. Cora hopes to discover and explore as much as Australia as possible. Cora's family describe her as being open minded, loved by her family, friends and community, creative and calm.
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.
Franca is a 15 year old German/Austrian student who is looking forward to living in Australia to meet new people, learn perfect English, surf, hike, play team sports and hopefully get to stroke a koala bear. She describes herself as honest, cheerful, open-minded, reliable and adaptable. Franca likes to do sports in her free time and trains little children. She see's sport as a perfect way to keep in balance. Whilst in Australia, she hopes to do typical Australian sports.
Franziska is a 16 year old German student who enjoys being part of Scouts, the gymnastic group and the school paramedic team. She is looking forward to living in Australia because it's a unique opportunity, she is interested in meeting new people and Franziska is fascinated by the landscape of Australia. Her family describe her as being a cheerful teenager who is easygoing, active and diligent.
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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.