Welcome to Nambour State College, located between the subtropical Blackall Ranges of the hinterland and the majestic golden beaches of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
Our students experience a vibrant 24/7 learning hub that embraces technology and global connectivity. We have a strong, proud tradition of academic excellence, with former Prime Minister Mr Kevin Rudd being a past student. Our students are global influencers, creating the future and making their mark on our world.
The College is a friendly, warm and welcoming place for international students and our dedicated support team of highly skilled, caring people are excellent mentors.
We inspire students to reach their full potential, exceed their expectations as a learner and reach their career goals. The College offers high quality education for a diverse range of learners, in a safe environment. We will support you to excel in your chosen pathway, nurturing independence, compassion, innovation and global citizenship.
Year established: 2016
Number of students: 1500
Nambour State College sits within the beautiful green valleys of the Sunshine Coast hinterland, close to beaches and at the foot of the magnificent Blackall Range.
Originally established in 1936 as Nambour State High School, in 2016 the College began welcoming students from primary age to Year 12 to study at its large and well-resourced junior and senior campuses.
Nambour SC students can choose from an extensive range of academic programs along with a wide choice of sports and extracurricular activities.
An on-campus school farm supports the delivery of the College’s agricultural science program. As a Registered Training Organisation, Nambour SC also offers a number of nationally recognised vocational subjects such as business, hospitality, rural operations, visual arts and tourism.
The college’s experienced and dedicated staff ensure students are well supported to focus on their studies and reach their full potential.
University or vocational pathways
Head Start program with University of Sunshine Coast and Central Queensland University
Junior and Senior campuses
Industrial technology and design facilities and professional kitchens
Performing arts hall and auditorium
Farm and agricultural facilities
Sports courts (tennis, basketball, volleyball)
Sports grounds (soccer, rugby, athletics)
‘Thunderdome’ volleyball facility
International study room
Wireless internet access
After school study program, homework club and tutoring
School musicals and performances
Instrumental music (strings, woodwind, percussion)
Public speaking and interschool debating
Interschool sports competitions
Community projects, Rotary Interact Club, Lions Youth of the Year
School camps, leadership camp and excursions
School trips (Italy, Japan, skiing)
Cattle and horse showing at agricultural shows
Other languages via Distance Education
Accelerated studies for gifted students to work in higher year programs
Leadership programs for students in Years 4-12
Volleyball Excellence programs (National Champions)
Science Technology Engineering Art and Maths (STEAM) programs - Years P-12 including robotics coding
School farm including miniature horse program
Vocational Education and Training (VET) certificate programs
Dance, music and drama specialist studies
Film, TV and new media
Laptop program Years 7-12
iPad program P-6
Tuition Fees (2020)*
Prep - Year 6 = $13,372 per year
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
|Prep - Year 6
*PSP refers to BROWNS Primary School Preparation program. HSP refers to BROWNS High School Preparation program
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a particular subject, sport, program or extracurricular activity offered by an EQI school; or
particular school facilities;
please contact EQI or the school directly to confirm it will be offered and/or available in the year you intend to study.
Last updated: 01/08/2019