Find A Life-long Friend in Australia With HIPA!
Students 13 -17 years old are invited to join HIPA - Home-stay Immersion Program in Australia.
Our HIPA program gives youth the opportunity to truly integrate into Australian culture, while living with a caring host family. Students join their host family in common daily activities and routines, allowing them to practice their English in a natural, friendly, supportive, and safe home environment. They are also encouraged to immerse themselves in the community and experience the local culture.
Home-stay is the ideal way to learn what life in Australia is all about!
Location & Length：
ü Various locations in Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Cost and Melbourne.
ü 2-4weeks - December through January
ü 13-17 years, boys and girls
Accommodation & Meals：
ü Private bedroom in a family home
ü Full-board meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner
ü 100% Australia Culture Immersion
ü Fast Improving English
ü Live with an Australian Buddie
ü Enjoy a Friendly & Safe Home environment
ü Develop an International Relationship
ü Make an Unforgettable Life Experience
Our Host Family
ü Carefully screened and selected by HIPA, all get background check and WWCC certified.
ü Desire to welcome international students into their home.
ü Are Two-parent or single-parent families with similar age children.
ü Come from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
HIPA Program Activities
1. Daily Home-stay Activities
You are a new family member and welcome to take part in the daily activities of your host family. which may include:
ü study & team work
ü go swimming & outdoor sports
ü play board games & make handicrafts
ü weekend excursions
ü go to cinema & go shopping
ü walk the dog
ü visit family or friends
ü go to a restaurant, or cook together at home
2. HIPA Family-Day Activities
In order to make the most of students’ stay in Australia, HIPA organizes Family-Day to help students to discover the city you stay at! For each 2 weeks stay, there will be 2 Family-Day！
3. Culture Sharing Activity
ü Prepare to share your culture to the host family, it can be history, food, special custom and famous places;
ü It can be like a story telling, a presentation, a dinner time sharing and etc;
ü You can decide the culture sharing time, and it can be at any point of time during your stay.
If you want to know more about our HIPA program, feel free to contact us!
Please click below information form to tell us a bit more about yourself, and our team will get back to you ASAP!