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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Austria 16 year old Austrian student Katrin, speaks German and Spanish. In her free time she enjoys meeting friends and spending time with her Border Collie dog. Katrin takes singing lessons each week and has been playing the violin for years. She also likes to keep fit and plays volleyball regularly. Katrin hopes to try surfing and diving while in Australia as it is something that she doesn’t get to do in Austria. She is super excited to get to know the Australian lifestyle, especially the sea, improve her English and take many pictures. Katrin describes herself as positive, open and curious. She helps at home by cleaning her room, buying the groceries and cooking some meals.


France 16 year old French student Samuel tells us he enjoys horse riding, video games and swimming and hopes to become a pilot one day. He has travelled extensively and is looking forward to improving his English, going to a new school and meeting new people while in Australia. Samuel describes himself as shy to begin with and then very sociable, generous and serious. At home, he helps with the dishes, setting the table, cleaning his room and generally helping his parents.
France Archibald is a 14 year old French student who loves sports. He plays basketball and soccer and enjoys swimming and skiing in the Alps when he can. He also enjoys reading, especially novels and history books. His Mum describes him as very shy at first but once he gets to know you he is actually quite sociable and always eager to learn new things. He is very much looking forward to being part of the Australian lifestyle and developing his English so he is fluent.


Germany 16 year old German student Jan tells us his passion is fixed wing gliding which is very important to him. He has been learning to fly (glide) since 2016. He also mentions that he is not a typical German because he doesn’t like playing soccer (football). In his freetime, Jan enjoys hanging with his friends and being outdoors riding his bike. He describes himself as a little introverted, happy, active and calm. At home Jan helps with hanging the washing, taking out the bin and keep his room tidy. While in Australia, he is looking forward to experiencing a different school system and lifestyle.
Germany Lars is 16 year old German student who also speaks Spanish. He tells us his favourite subjects at school are Maths, English and Physics. While in Australia he is hoping to improve his English, learn about the diverse landscape and meet new people. In his free time, Lars enjoys swimming to keep fit, playing soccer and badminton, has his gliding license and volunteers at the Fire Brigade once a week. Lars helps at home by washing up, vacuuming and cutting the grass. He describes himself as friendly, funny and open.


Italy Martina is a 17 year old Italian student who has such a lovely positive attitude towards life. She is excited about coming to Australia and learning all about the culture whilst developing her English skills further. At home she loves to windsurf, go horse-riding and ski and if possible would love to do the same whilst here. Martina describes herself as cheerful, funny, mature, active, polite, independent and positive. Her parents have told us she is a good student, reliable and has real commitment to her sports and a good attitude to life.


Japan 15 year old Japanese student Shoichi tells us he looks forward to being able to speak fluent English while in Australia. He is described by his parents as a calm and honest boy who will fit well into any family. He is keen to learn about the Australian culture and meet new people. Shoichi is interested in world news and is currently into the School Council. He enjoys compute games and cooking. At home, Shoichi helps with the cooking and laundry.
Japan 16 year old Japanese student, Yuki, really hopes to play new sports whilst in Australia such as cricket. He describes himself as being cheerful and optimistic and enjoys skiing and scuba diving with his family who enjoy the outdoors. His Mum says he is resilient, gentle and optimistic and they value the cultural diversity, meeting new people and having a broader view of life outside of Japan that this exchange will bring. Yuki is looking forward to being part of your family.