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Summer and Winter Programs

Summer and Winter Programs at CQUEnglish give you a ‘taste’ of CQUniversity campus life and an unforgettable Australian experience in the CQUEnglish city of your choice.

Come on your own, with family or a group of friends, learn English and enjoy some of the best sights Australia has to offer.

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Summer and Winter Programs 2018

  Availability Program Dates Program Cost
Summer Programs Melbourne 14 January–27 January
21 January–3 February
Sydney 14 January–27 January
21 January–3 February
Winter Programs Brisbane 12 August–25 August
19 August–01 September
Rockhampton 12 August–25 August
19 August–01 September

The key benefits of our Summer and Winter Programs include:

  • You can enrol directly.
  • Enjoy the benefits of a study tour i.e. classes plus excursions.
  • We can organise homestay or help with other types of accommodation.
Summer and Winter Seasons

Australia has four seasons: summer, autumn, winter and spring. Our Summer Programs run in Melbourne and Sydney in January, which is the best summer month. Our Winter Programs run in Brisbane and Rockhampton in August, where the climate is temperate in these northern cities.

Below is a snapshot of the average minimum and maximum temperatures in degrees Celsius (°C).

(December – February)
(June – August)
Brisbane 21–30 18–22
Melbourne 13–26 6–14
Rockhampton 22–32 10–24
Sydney 19–26 8–18

Source: Australian Bureau of Meteorology data 2016.

Program Schedule

Each program will allow you to enjoy learning English in a supportive environment as well as making the most of summer or winter in each city where the program is offered.

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Enquire and Apply

To enquire or apply, please email

Key Dates

Program Program Start Date Applications Close
Summer Program in Melbourne 14 January 2018 17 December 2017
21 January 2018 24 December 2017
Summer Program in Sydney 14 January 2018 17 December 2017
21 January 2018 24 December 2017
Winter Program in Brisbane 12 August 2018 15 July 2018
19 August 2018 22 July 2018
Winter Program in Rockhampton 12 August 2018 29 July 2018
19 August 2018 5 August 2018
Program Costs

Summer Program in Melbourne: AU$2625
Summer Program in Sydney: AU$2625
Winter Program in Brisbane: AU$2650
Winter Program in Rockhampton: AU$2100

The total cost for each program includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Tuition
  • Course materials
  • Homestay
  • Excursion entry fees
  • Excursion transfers
  • Transport to/from CQUniversity each day (Rockhampton)
  • Complimentary travel card for use on public transport to/from CQUniversity each day (Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney)
  • CQUniversity staff member chaperone for excursions
  • Graduation ceremony.

The total cost does not include airfares to/from/within Australia. Please note you will have to organise these on your own.


Dates, costs, inclusions and other program details are subject to change.

A minimum number of participants apply to each program.

CQUEnglish reserves the right to postpone or cancel a program or an activity listed in a program schedule any time, if it is determined that the safety of staff and students could be compromised.