Student Profiles

Students arriving in 2019!

Students arrive in Australia in January, June and 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. Alternatively you can email us or send us a message via Facebook.The full profiles include letters to the host family from both the student and their parents.  No obligation!


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Brazil 16 year old Brazilian student Andre also speaks Spanish. He tells us he chose Australia for the very vast culture, security, customs and habits very different to his own. He looks forward to being up close to a Kangaroo and really enjoys Australian bands. In his free time, Andre likes to hang with friends, go to the movies, restaurants and camping with his family. He plays basketball and is also an instructor of Krav Maga which is a self defence class. He hopes to be able to share some Brazilian culture with his Host family. Andre describes himself as calm, curious, friendly, joyful, respectful, a little lazy but very athletic. At home, Andre helps by keeping his room tidy, putting out the rubbish and hanging the washing


Denmark 16 year old Josefine is a student from Denmark. Her favourite subjects at school are Maths and English. In her free time, she enjoys hanging with friends, going to the gym, having coffee and going to the movies with her Mum. While in Australia, Josefine is looking forward to improving her English, meeting new people and learning some new things. She describes herself as helpful, ambitious and happy. Josefine helps at home with the cooking, cleaning her room and walking the dog.


France 15 year old French student Matthieu also speaks Italian. Matthieu enjoys cycling and badminton and is also part of a theatre group. While in Australia, he is most looking forward to experiencing Australian History, Literature and the Landscape while improving his English which is very important for his future. Matthieu describes himself open- minded, kind, dynamic, cheerful and a good listener. At home, he helps with buying the groceries, setting the table and picking his sibling up from school.
France 15 year old French student Maxime also speaks Spanish. At school his favourite subjects are Maths and Physics and he likes learning English and Spanish. In his free time, Maxime enjoys athletics and playing tennis, hanging with friends and playing games. While in Australia, he is looking forward to meeting new people, discovering a new culture and improving his English. He describes himself organised, friendly, dynamic and helpful. At home, he helps by emptying the dishwasher, setting the table and cooking.


Finland 16 year old Anni is a student from Finland who also speaks Swedish and German. Her favourite subjects at school are English, Swedish and History. During her free time, Anni enjoys going to the gym, hanging with friends and have brunch with her family. Her passion is travelling which she does a lot of with her family during school holidays. Anni tells us she is very excited about meeting her new Host family and learning more about New Zealand. She describes herself as sociable, positive, independent, adventurous, organised and hard working. At home, she helps take out the rubbish, hang out the washing and keep her room tidy.


Germany Ed is a 15 year old student from Germany who also speaks French. His favourite pastimes are eating and reading. His friends tell us that he is conscientious, independent and a team player. His activities include volleyball and martial arts. In his free time, he enjoys hanging with his friends and cooking with his family, video games and reading. Ed is looking forward to enjoying the nature and the unique landscape and animals while in Australia. Ed describes himself as open-minded, sociable, tolerant and cosmopolitan. At home, he helps with the dishes, setting the table, mowing the lawn and caring for his younger sibling.
Germany Mads is a 15 year old student from Germany. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis and surfing. He tells us he is interested in Architecture and will do an internship at a company this year. His favourite subjects at school are chemistry, biology and computer science. While in Australia Mads is looking forward to experiencing a new culture and country, he is fascinated by the wildlife and nature which he has only seen in picture. He describes himself as intelligent, tolerant and a bit introverted. At home, he helps by cleaning his room and washing.