Urangan State High School is a friendly, happy and busy community where our school vision “Pursuit of excellence every minute, every day” and motto “Working together to learn” is enacted on a day to day basis. Our school operates on a philosophy of setting high standards and expecting students to strive to be the best they can be, in all facets of their lives.
We provide many opportunities, both inside and outside the classroom, for students to develop to their full potential. This is done in an orderly, friendly and supportive environment.
Urangan State High School is dedicated to discovering the best within all students through high quality educational and social experiences that expose them to new ideas, new ways and new possibilities for future success.
We believe in creating a school, which is based upon mutual respect and empowerment, where:
Students feel safe and able to achieve to their full potential,
Parent involvement is valued,
Staff are enthusiastic and supportive, and
Teamwork, confidence and communication are the basis of success and happiness.
Parents are always welcome in our school, as you play a very important role in our school community and students benefit from you taking an active interest in their high school activities.
We look forward to meeting you.
Year established: 1992
Number of students: 1780
At Urangan State High School we are located in the beautiful Queensland coastal city of Hervey Bay.
Since 1992 we have delivered quality educational services and programs in a curriculum focused on innovation.
We have led the way in education practices in Hervey Bay - providing first-class education choices balancing valuable academic experiences with meaningful, practical, real life learning.
Our stimulating and varied curriculum includes guaranteed enrolment into Marine Science classes for all senior international students.
We have enthusiastic teaching staff and a friendly campus community with excellent facilities and grounds.
University or vocational pathways
The University of the Sunshine Coast campus located in Hervey Bay (USC)
USC Fraser Coast offers full degree programs in Animal Ecology, Business, Commerce, Sport Science, Nursing and Education
Information technology building
Performing arts theatre
Industrial design centre
Three sports ovals
Multipurpose sports facilities
International language centre
School Rugby union
Instrumental music program
School performance groups
Gifted and talented programs
Opti-MINDS – team problem-solving
School musicians and physical theatre troupe
Futsal and soccer
Junior regional council
Maryborough Technology Challenge - 24-hour Human Powered Vehicle race
One weekend excursion every term - Fraser Island, Australia Zoo, whale watching or reef snorkelling
Visit to Fraser Coast Wildlife Sanctuary
AEF BRIDGE Partnership - Indonesia
Other languages available through the School of Distance Education
Academic and Cultural Excellence program
Extension excellence programs - The University of the Sunshine Coast Head-Start program
Drama and instrumental music
Vocational education and training programs
Leadership Development Program
International support lessons
International woodworking projects
School of Distance Education for languages
Tuition Fees (2020)*
Year 7 - 10 = $14,640 per year
Year 11 - 12 = $16,552 per year
* Indicative fees only. Other fees or levies may apply. Please visit EQI for full fee schedule:
School Entry Requirements
*HSP refers to BROWNS High School Preparation program
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Last updated: 01/08/2019