(Commonly abbreviated as IH
) is a residential college situated on the St Lucia
campus of the University of Queensland
. They provide fully catered accommodation for 200 undergraduate students, and self catered accommodation for 38 post graduate and mature aged undergraduate students.
International House's residents are 50% Australian and 50% International students from approximately 35 different countries. International House quotes itself saying that they provide a supportive and safe environment while offering opportunities that allow a broad and rich educational, social and cultural experience.
The current director of International House is Dr. Carla Tromans & current student club President is Fiyoung Kim.
International House Brisbane was founded in 1965. Planning for the college commenced in 1955 through the Rotary Club of Brisbane and as part of the celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of Rotary International. When International House opened in 1965 Dr Ivor Cribb was appointed Warden.
International House has a vast amount of resources for college students as well as a study room, computer lab and tutorials. Two senior tutors are also available for Academic Assistance to all residents.
IH is well known to have the unique opportunity to offer residents the opportunity to play sports – even if it your first time! Having this in mind, IH shows a great team spirit on the field and great... Read More