Homestay Blogs

25Aug 2018

Knock knock! Your student has arrived – now what?! Now your student has arrived it seems pretty easy, but getting students acquainted to a new country can be a little bit challenging, especially with a language barrier. Once greetings are made, there are a few things to do to get your student set up, not […]

08Aug 2018
Host family support

Your guide to hosting students! Their arrival at homestay! – first things first…

06Aug 2018
GBS global hug - homestay

A Traditional Australian Homestay Family – What is that? We have an huge diversity of culture, language and nationalities that make up Australia. Students coming to live and study in Australia sometimes are surprised to see that we are such a culturally diverse country, made up of people from dozens of countries. Australian families are […]

25Jul 2018

It’s about connecting Whether you’re a seasoned host, or expecting your first international student, connecting with your guest is something we all experience with every visitor we welcome in our homes. Then there is that little extra challenge – different languages!  A study tour or short homestay is a great way to connect and settle into hosting […]

15Sep 2017

They arrive by the thousands. They are seasonal. They come to our shores in search of food and a place to stay. They enjoy their time, they learn new skills and move on. What do you think they are?  Nope, they’re not whales. Or migratory birds. They are international students, and they come to our […]

27Mar 2017

Welcome to our Global Booking Service – Student Orientation Page for Brisbane City.  Let’s get you orientated so you can get to having fun! Hi!  so glad you have taken a moment to visit us. Our student orientation page will help guide you.  We have some amazing things to show you and we can’t wait […]

17Mar 2017

Welcome Student Orientation Page We can’t wait to welcome you to the beautiful Gold Coast! Hi!  so glad you have taken a moment to visit us.  We have some amazing things to show you and we can’t wait to welcome you to Australia.  Whether you are staying with one of our friendly home stay families […]