* The minimum entry age for our Summer Camp program is 7 years old. Students aged 7 to 11 years old must be accompanied by a guardian/chaperone for each day of the program during every activity.
** General English (GE) is only available to students 16 years or older. For students wishing to join the General English program in the morning, please note that these classes begin at 8:30am and finish at 12:45pm. Adult topics may be discussed in these classes, which may not always be suitable for students under the age of 18.
Shafston employees may take photos of the students during the Summer Camp program. Upon joining the Summer Camp program, it is agreed that photos taken during the program by Shafston employees may be used for marketing purposes. Please note that a photo of a student will be taken during orientation for safety and security purposes.
The Shafston International College Summer Camp program includes:
Please note that this program does not include travel & medical insurance. It is mandatory for the student to carry travel & medical insurance upon their arrival to a Shafston Homestay Family and/or joining the Summer Camp program.
Upon applying to join the program, a copy of the student’s passport and a copy of their travel & medical insurance policy must be attached.
Minimum entry age for our Summer Camp program is 7 years old. Students aged between 7 and 11 years old may join the Summer Camp program, but they must be accompanied by a chaperone or guardian for each day of the program during every activity. The chaperone or guardian will be fully responsible for students during the program.
Please refer to our Terms & Conditions listed in our main Shafston International College Application form. The Application and Accommodation Placement fees are not refundable. Full payment of the program must be made before commencement of the program and checking into the Homestay.
Shafston International College is unable to process any enrolments until all details has been completed on this form, and the terms & conditions has been signed by the Parent(s) and/or Legal Guardian(s).
If No, please complete the following:
I, the Parent/Guardian acknowledge that I am aware that it is mandatory for my child to hold a travel/medical insurance policy in order to study at Shafston International College.
In submitting my child's application on 20/10/2018, I am unable to provide a copy of the travel/medical insurance policy.
I acknowledge that I will organise a travel/medical insurance policy before my child departs.
Details of homestay will be provided via the Homestay confirmation letter once confirmed.
*Additional Charges may include but not limited to: Extra Weekend Transport,
Any Dietary Requirements - $42/week.*Accommodation placement fee of $240 applies.
To enable us to find the best suited Homestay family for you, please answer the following questions in as much detail as possible.
* Please note that the Under-18 Check-in Service is compulsory for all students aged 12 - 16 years old. Fees apply as indicated on International Application Form. Students who are classed as an unaccompanied minor by their chosen airline must purchase the Unaccompanied Minor Pick-up Service.
** Must be completed if welfare is to be provided by Shafston. Please note that this option is subject to approval by Shafston International College.
Local = Brisbane Airport to Brisbane Accommodation or Gold Coast Airport to Gold Coast Accommodation
Intercity = Brisbane Airport to Gold Coast Accommodation or Gold Coast Airport to Brisbane Accommodation
* Compulsory for students 12-16 travelling without adult supervision.* Compulsory for students who have been identified as an 'Unaccompanied Minor' by their chosen airline or have purchased this product through the airline.
Notification of cancellation of an Airport Greeting and Transfer must be made twenty four (24) hours prior to the advised arrival flight details. Notification of cancellation should be made to the Homestay department via email and via phone to the emergency driver phone number provided on the Airport Greeting and Transfer confirmation. No refund will be payable if cancellation is not received.
If you are aware of any flight delays or if you have missed your connecting flight, you must call the airport transfer contact number. The driver will need to know your new flight details as soon as possible. If we are not advised of any flight changes and you require another transfer, this will be charged at another standard Airport Pick-Up rate. Students choosing to make their own way to their accommodation, without first contacting the Airport Transfer Service mobile number 48 hours prior to arrival, will not be eligible for a refund.
Please make Bank Drafts payable to: Shafston House College Ltd
Please make Telegraphic Transfers payable to:
Shafston House College Ltd Commonwealth Bank of Australia, 312 Logan Road, Stones Corner QLD 4120BSB: 064189
Account Number: 10023365
Swift Number: CTBAAU2S
Once your application has been submitted, a Credit Card Authorisation Form will be emailed to the address that you have provided. This form will need to be filled out and returned to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payments made by credit card will incur a 1.5% surcharge.
1. Shafston International College:
1.1 Under Australian Government law, Shafston International College is held responsible for the care and welfare of all its students under 18 years of age, which means that Shafston International College has the right to reject the request to make any changes to any existing arrangement.
1.2 Under no circumstances should any under 18 students live in a Backpackers or Hostel, or with other students or minors in a share house, or on their own.
1.3 Should the student require completion of the Form 1257 - Undertaking Declaration, a minimum of 1 week notice must be given to Shafston International College.
1.4 From time to time, Shafston’s teachers and Activities Centre may arrange ‘off-campus’ class activities. Parent(s) and/or Legal Guardian(s) hereby give consent for the student to attend all excursions organised through Shafston International College for the entire duration of their studies at Shafston International College.
1.5 Shafston International College will notify the relevant Education Agency and/or the student’s Parent(s) and/or Legal Guardian(s) should any students under 18 years is found to be in a situation of inadequate care or faces danger to personal security or has been frequently absent from class without reason.
1.6 Shafston International College has a legal duty to report any issues pertaining to low attendance or issues with the welfare of the student to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
1.7 If the student’s enrolment is suspended or cancelled, Shafston International College will report the matter to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Shafston International College will closely liaise with the student’s Education Agent and/or the Parent(s) and/ or Legal Guardian(s) to find alternative care arrangements before relinquishing welfare responsibilities.
2. Parent(s) and/or Legal Guardian(s):
2.1 Should the Parent(s) and/or Legal Guardian(s) select option 1 pertaining to the student’s accommodation, the Homestay Department at Shafston International College will carefully select a suitable Homestay Family to care for the student.
2.2 The Parent(s) and/or Legal Guardian(s) understand that it may take quite some time to find a suitable Homestay Family, so please allow the Homestay Department as much time as possible to secure an appropriate Homestay Family.
2.3 The Homestay Department at Shafston International College will maintain frequent contact with the Homestay Family to ensure that there are no issues or problems.
2.4 Any issues or problems raised must be brought to the attention of the Homestay Manager, who will act upon the information in an appropriate manner within 7 days of receiving the notice of the issue.
2.5 If the Homestay Department is unable to find a suitable Homestay Family, we will contact the student’s Education Agent and/or Parent(s) and/ or Legal Guardian(s) immediately and alternative arrangements will need to be organised.
2.6 The Parent(s) and/or Legal Guardian(s) agrees to discuss section 3 and 4 of these terms and conditions with the student prior to arrival to the Homestay Home.
2.7 Parent(s) and/or Legal Guardian(s) understands that they must inform Shafston International College of any changes to the accommodation arrangements they have chosen.
3. Homestay Rules U18 but Above 16 years old:
3.1 Should the Parent(s) and/or Legal Guardian(s) select option 1 pertaining to the student’s accommodation, then the following Homestay rules will apply:
3.1.1 Curfew is strictly set to 9:00pm for the student.
3.1.2 The student must maintain regular contact regarding their whereabouts with their Homestay Family when outside the Homestay Home. An indication of estimated pick up time or arrival to the family home must be clearly articulated by the student.
3.1.3 The student must carry a mobile phone with an existing working phone number whilst in Australia to assist in maintaining contact with the Homestay Family.
3.1.4 Strictly no use of illegal drugs within the homestay.
3.1.5 No friends allowed in the student’s bedroom.
3.1.6 Should the student be absent from school, the Homestay Family must maintain contact with the Homestay Department.
3.1.7 The Homestay Family must not be absent overnight whilst the student is staying with them. Should the Homestay Family require to be absent overnight, they must arrange for another adult to stay in their home (this must be put in writing to the Homestay Department and is subject to approval by the Homestay Manager).
4. Homestay Rules U16:
4.1 Should the Parent(s) and/or Legal Guardian(s) select option 1 pertaining to the student’s accommodation, then the following Homestay rules will apply:
4.1.1 Students who are under the age of 16 must remain with their Homestay families at all times.
4.1.2 Students must be accompanied by an adult at all times unless other arrangements have been authorised by Shafston Homestay department.
5. Host Families Rules:
5.1 It is the duty of the Homestay Family to report any problems, concerns or student absences promptly to the Homestay Department at Shafston International College.
5.2 All members who are 18 years and older that are residing permanently in the Host Family home must hold a current Queensland Government approved “Blue Card,” which determines a person’s eligibility to work with children and young people.
5.3 The Homestay Family must only speak English in the home and assist the student to practice English.
5.4 The Homestay Family must provide a safe environment, which is clean, comfortable and well-maintained. The student’s bedroom is to be private, clean and warm and the student must be provided with good healthy food, laundry facilities and a supportive environment.
5.5 The Homestay Family is to provide Homestay care as per the type of care agreed upon with Shafston International College.
5.6 There is not to be any other international students of the same nationality or who speak the same language residing in the home, unless approved by Shafston International College and/or the Parent(s) and/or Legal Guardian(s).
5.7 The Homestay Family may enforce additional house rules, which may not be listed above in section 3 and 4 of these terms and conditions. Should there be any disagreements regarding the Homestay Family rules, the Homestay Department should be notified and a dispute resolution process will be engaged.
If the activity you are booking requires a payment, you will need to visit the Activities Coordinator in Reception to make the payment prior to the activity.