Sun Pacific College, Cairns

Sun Pacific College is located in the beautiful suburb of Kewarra Beach , 17 kilometres north of Cairns, on the way to Port Douglas.

Sun Pacific College is located in the beautiful suburb of Kewarra Beach , 17 kilometres north of Cairns, on the way to Port Douglas. Set among palm trees and gardens, the college provides the perfect setting for students to improve their English language skills.

In addition to our world class English language programs, we have free sporting facilities, including a heated 25 metre swimming pool, full sized basketball and tennis courts, all of these are floodlit at night. There is the new golf practice range as well as organised cultural and social activities.

Accommodation options are either on campus in our purpose-built student dormitories, with meals in our dining room, or with local Australian families in Homestay. Our professional staff is dedicated and friendly, ensuring that your stay is rewarding and successful.

About 20km south from Kewarra Beach, is the world-famous tourist town, Cairns City. It?s a resort area with lots of hotels, shopping malls, gift shops, restaurants, food courts, cafes, and nightclubs.

It?s always busy with so many people, especially at the Esplanade. You can spend many hours walking around the marina, catching a reef tour or looking around the night markets. Farmers? markets are open on weekends, and you can buy fresh fruits and vegetables at low prices there. 

Every Month students can enjoy many FREE activities organized by SPC. Some of these are on campus using our facilities, some are off campus in the surrounding nature of on the beach.

Activities include

  • Hiking.
  • Swimming.
  • Trial Diving (in our swimming pool).
  • Beach activities.
  • Fishing.
  • Job Workshops, including interview practice and resume writing.
  • Sports events, such as water polo, jogging, basketball and gym workouts.
  • Special events, such as Christmas Party, Melbourne Cup & BBQs.

We care about you

  • Multilingual Staff available for advice, accommodation needs, cultural issues, concerns and support.
  • Educational Counseling for entering local schools, universities, colleges.
  • Homestay advice.  
  • Help finding a job, farm jobs.
  • Writing resume in English, preparing for interviews and employment advice.
  • 24h support for emergencies.

Holiday Junior Program: Integrated Program of English Study and activities for Junior High and High School aged students. Held in July & August.

English and Volunteer: Combination program with General English studies on our campus and volunteer activities. The volunteer locations depend on availability and include local schools and local tourist locations. 

Teacher Homestay Program: Study and stay in a teacher's home in the local area. This program provides intensive English study for a short stay period.

Parent and Child: This program combines English study on our campus for the parent(s) with a local school immersion for the child(ren). 




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