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Brilliant Futures Gold Coast application

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Important points

Year 6 students are welcome to apply. Applications will be analysed and students will then sit the Admissions Test. It is an expectation that students demonstrate NAPLAN results in the upper two bands in the majority of components in order to proceed to the testing point: Year 3 and Year 5 NAPLAN reports should be submitted with the application.

Students who were not successful in gaining a place in Brilliant Futures Gold Coast, or who withdraw from the Program prior to Year 9, would be welcome to re-apply in Year 9 as per the general process for Queensland Academies admission.

​Key dates for application in 2019 to join the program from 2020
​February
​Applications open
Friday 6 September
​Applications close for regional, interstate students and those requiring special consideration for the Admissions test
​Friday 13 September
5:00pm
​Applications close
​Saturday 12 October
8:00am – 12:00pm
​Admissions Test – Gold Coast Campus, Southport
​Friday 15 November
​Notification of offers


Gold Coast Program
​Year 6
​Application process and Admissions Test;
Notification to selected students
​Year 7
Introductory Year
​Induction ceremony;
Introductory Year Program with engagement in online and face-to-face STEM-based enrichment courses and workshops
​Year 8
Investigative Year
​Investigative Year Program with practical hands-on application in scientific inquiry and research;
STEM Camp
​Year 9
Pre-Academy engagement
​Enrolment interview for Year 10 commencement;
Engagement opportunities
​Year 10
​Commence Queensland Academies, Health Sciences Gold Coast Campus


​Program expectations
​Fee information
​Submission of Semester Report cards and NAPLAN reports as they become available.
​Application fee:
​$250
​Completion of two enrichment activities, preferably one online and one face-to-face workshop in Year 7 and Year 8. We understand that students may already be engaged in a range of extracurricular activities. Queensland Academies Gold Coast has designed the Brilliant Futures Program to complement students’ school and extracurricular commitments

​Program fee:
​$250* each year (online course/standard workshop)
STEM Camp levy $100-$150
​*Extra and optional workshops may entail an additional fee


We look forward to welcoming the next cohort of Brilliant Futures Gold Coast students to our Gold Coast Campus. For further enquiries contact Queensland Academies, Health Sciences Gold Coast Campus.

Tel: (07) 5510 1100
E: qahs-admin@eq.edu.au


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Last reviewed 30 August 2019
Last updated 30 August 2019